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I Feel That All Relationships Need Some Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 148 People

    The Things We Struggle With

    It's so easy to look at other people and see what we think they are doing wrong or what they aren't doing right. I sometimes look at a friend or partner and think, how can you keep doing that. What I've realized is that I need to always ask the same question of myself. While...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2008

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    Understatement!!

    Boy do I find the title of this group to be a major understatement.  Relationships take LOTS of work.   What I’m battling with now is after ending a nearly 20 year marriage and becoming involved with a man whom I just adore.  How does each of us deal with...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    Realtionships Are Like

    flowers when you stop working on them they will pass away and be back to dust
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 17, 2011

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    A relationship is always a work in progress.

    And it should never feel like work. Mutual giving and sharing
    4mdj 4mdj 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2014

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    Follow Your Heart? Compromise?

    Growing up in Beautiful British Columbia, my heart is there. I love the mountains, the lakes, and the hustle bustle of a thriving city. Though right now I live in Moldy Manitoba, I one day hope to return to BC. I am in a great relationship with a man I love dearly...
    DaniellaSonya DaniellaSonya 18-21 Nov 6, 2008

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    Another Woman X

    I belive thay do need work , i lost the will too keep my marrage going last year and left my husband , while were trying to sort stuff out, the started dating a woman that was a bit of a stalker, she was horrable, she did stuff in my car came into my house, and he would say stuff...
    LIZZIE79 LIZZIE79 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    I've had a rough year. I'm trying to keep my head up but sometimes it's really hard. There are others who have far worse problems, and keep shouldering on. I need to be a happy and...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I would love to meet some new people as there's nothing better then having people to talk to. If anyone feels down or needs someone to talk to I'll always be around as I know what...
    LoganCW LoganCW 16-17, M Apr 10

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    I have such a great life. I have the greatest, most loving family anyone could ask for. I have very good friends that I'm so thankful for. I have a lot of fun and love a lot of...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    Hello, my name is Dave, I am 62 years old, but I feel like I am 30. I was on here before, but I deleted my account because, I actually fell in love with someone on line that lived...
    davideo1952 davideo1952 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    HELP! I need some advice and it might seem lame and pointless but it's really hurting me and I just need an outside perspective and some real good advice and intuition from people...
    anna24ley anna24ley 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Ok so I need some help girls and boys me and my boyfriend have travelling Australia for a year my mum n dad come out to see us and they loved it they said they want to move out...
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ever need someone to talk to? I know what it feels like to be left alone and it feels like you're in a dark room with no windows. I've been there before, and I don't want to go...
    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M Apr 5

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    Sometimes in life we just need a little talk with others about what is going on in our mind and letting out everything to make yourself feel a bit Calm. If you needed someone to...
    pineapplejam pineapplejam 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I must be crazy now Maybe I dream too much But when I think of you I long to feel your touch To whisper in your ear Words that are old as time Words only you would hear If...
    manindarkness manindarkness 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    It's my own doing that I don't have anyone. I guess I want it that way more than I don't. Being alone is familiar and predictable... and it allows you to be selfish. While I've...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 4 days ago

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    I'm feeling useless I really need someone to talk with . I don't know anymore I wanna fall apart again all over
    NeonCorpse64 NeonCorpse64 16-17, M Apr 11

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    I really need someone to talk to right now! please don't be someone who will scare me away! please make me feel comfortable talking to you about my problems! I mostly prefer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I need someone to pray with me ...I feel so down , with no comfort ,lost in no direction . If you have in your heart to pray with me , or you feel the same write to me, we could...
    Rapsodia Rapsodia 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    Just yesterday the guy I've been dating for almost two years said he is no longer in love with me. This all started about a week ago and really came out of no where. He says he is...
    nerdbabe102 nerdbabe102 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 24

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    I am so depressed me And boyfriend arnt the same after I felt threatened and got in a car with another guy he did pretty nasty stuff I feel like dying but part of me is trying I...
    hmg21699 hmg21699 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is it so wrong of me to want to feel loved, or wanted? I walk around seeing all the cute cheesy couples, and its so depressing! I know its stupid to be upset about but it is so sad...
    luisaa337 luisaa337 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I need someone to talk to other than my family or friends, feel free to message me
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am having a issue with a friend of my and unsure what to do about it .I met friend at roller skating .Him and his gf are like parents to me .The issue I am having with my friend...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I need someone to talk to i feel so alone because onone listens to me
    PrincessSamantha23 PrincessSamantha23 22-25, T 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I feel like my life is shattered. I need someone.
    Saigatatarica Saigatatarica 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm really sad right now I really like this girl but I don't know if she likes me we have been friends for about a year now and every time we spend time together she just makes my...
    Smileysammy Smileysammy 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm lost in thoughts I'm so lost in my feelings it's hard to say but I can't find my space I need someone that cares someone that really wants to know me for me in and out and I...
    garcia127 garcia127 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm a boy named Chris. I want to be a girl named Ashely Kelly. I feel so alone. I'm turning 15 in about 3 months. I need someone to talk to who is willing to help
    Magicboy716 Magicboy716 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I just need someone to talk to because life is getting so stressful and im feeling alone.
    PrincessSamantha23 PrincessSamantha23 22-25, T 5 Responses Apr 17

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    I feel worthless, every.single.relationship I've been in has failed me, I now suffer from depression and major trust issues. My current husband has not helped when it comes to...
    flowerchild85 flowerchild85 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I've fallen into a certain despair again, and I need some form of contact. How does one determine just how far they've fallen from themselves, I wonder. Is it the counting of...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I constantly feel like I'm at deaths doorstep, and it usually happens when I'm home alone I always hear and see things, like I'm being watched. It will make me break down and cry...
    DaciaKatrin13 DaciaKatrin13 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I need someone to talk to now :( feeling crazy
    cutie15199 cutie15199 18-21, F 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I talk to people all the time. If u need someone to talk to, i'll listen. Hope I can help.
    randomart4lives randomart4lives 13-15, F Apr 5

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    If anyone needs someone to talk/Vent to, I'm non judgmental and will listen to all you have to say.
    SomeOne4U2Talk2 SomeOne4U2Talk2 18-21, M Apr 13

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    GOD!!! Can't handle all of this.. No one understand how its hard to be like this! Please i need someone to kill me right now! I don't want to see them again I don't want to hear...
    Lam111 Lam111 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just feel bad, I hurt someone's feelings and now they are mad at me.
    evelynmunria evelynmunria 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I just need someone to talk to preferably a guy my age (18 - 20) :) I need a distraction please
    beingmyself41 beingmyself41 18-21 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Help me....I need someone to talk to.....someone not judgmental. Someone caring, someone with patience....
    HopefullyThirdTimeLucky HopefullyThirdTimeLucky 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I need someone that I can talk to. Someone who won't judge me for who I am .Someone who doesn't need to know where I 'm from but who cares enough to listen and tell me about him...
    selfdiscovery101 selfdiscovery101 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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