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I Feel That All Relationships Need Some Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Sometimes we all just need someone to listen. I might not know what to say, but I'm able to listen without judgement. Serious friend seekers only. I'd be happy to help if I can!
    MooMooKittyKat MooMooKittyKat 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Idk why I'm feeling all sad all over again about my ex. I'm so afraid that I will lose him forever. Yet i can't text him how I feel and I don't want to text him because I'm still...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I need someone to talk to or vent. Going through a low point in life. Message me if you wish to talk or text... Story below. Maybe I'm destined to be single. Everything has...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 18

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    I don't even know where to start. I need some serious advice and no jokes ppl please. This sounds crazy and maybe even unbelievable, but I fell in love with a 30 yr old guy and I'm...
    strixerX strixerX 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I need some help. I'm bi and I have the biggest crush on my best friend and he's gay and he knows I'm bi and I want to date him but I don't know how to because I haven't exactly...
    cobble123 cobble123 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I want to know if I am doing the right thing or am I over analyzing the situation... Been with my man for three years but doesn't seem to see how his actions affect me or those...
    Kymen Kymen 22-25, F Jul 14

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    I can't think of one couple in a committed relationship where both people feel all of their needs are met by their partner. I know many happy couples, including myself, who have...
    WizardOfAahs WizardOfAahs 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not exactly the picture of perfect health. A few years ago I was diagnosed with a rare liver disease, and due to not being properly treated, I decided to seek a series of...
    eeeck eeeck 26-30 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My affair just ended a couple of months ago after my BF found out about a MM I had been seeing for over a year. The MM was my best friend and helped me trough the toughest times...
    GumboGirl GumboGirl 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My affair just ended a couple of months ago after my BF found out about MM I had been seeing for over a year. The MM was my best friend and helped me through the toughest times at...
    GumboGirl GumboGirl 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know what to do! Help! I love my boyfriend but he has hurt me so bad. I have a permanent scar n my face and a few on my arms and one on my leg that required stitches. He...
    luckymiranda420 luckymiranda420 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    All i have ever wanted is to have someone to talk to. Someone who will care to listen, and not to be afraid of sharing their opinion. Thought the years I have experienced good...
    Neurojess Neurojess 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I need someone to lay with me, cuddle, and hold me for no reason. I need someone I feel comfortable with, that I can share all of my problems with. I need someone that will love me...
    QuietChick96 QuietChick96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    my family is super annoying. I really just need to write all of this out. Every night I go to bed with tears on my face. Because my sister says I hate you or something. Or my dad...
    prettyeyesbutalotoftears prettyeyesbutalotoftears 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really think my sister and my mum hates me. Since my mum broke up with her soon to be married boyfriend she has been really snappy. This was a couple of months back and she is...
    mpaoyxaon mpaoyxaon 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    I said "I need someone to talk to" he said "isn't that what your bf is for, isn't he "broken to" He has a life to I can't tell him all my problems when he has his own things to...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Sometimes I just feel like I need to express how i feel to someone. I write in my journal but it feels like I'm talking to myself when I write. My feelings and emotions can change...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    You there.. Yes YOU. STOP SCROLLING. I wanna take a minute of your day to say YOU ARE AMAZING AND BEAUTIFUL EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU. In my, and God's eyes. Keep fighting and stay...
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F 30 Responses Jul 9

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    I really need someone to talk to! A month ago i found out that my ex got this girl that he cheated on me with pregnant!! What a hell of a shock and other feelings. Shock because he...
    mykids02 mykids02 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 10

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    I just have no one I can open up to anymore...those who I could don't care and those who I would don't understand me(or...are my ex and don't really want me...but that's another...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I only have one friend and she is going through so much right now that I just want to be there for her but truth is I am struggling so much right now. I need someone that I can...
    erndo23 erndo23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I've been going through a tough time lately. I know there are others that probably have it way worse. But it's just really hard. I really need someone to talk to.. I would prefer...
    Raven628 Raven628 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    i just feel lost. i feel hurt yet i dont. i am kinda emotional and just need someone.
    saint0928 saint0928 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 6

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    My best friend has practically been through it all....you need anyone, I'm always here
    weallknowhowitfeels weallknowhowitfeels 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Title says it all, just need a good listener really... Feel a hole in my chest... If anyone's out there to talk say something.
    Roy186 Roy186 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    A lot of things have been happening to me lately, all bad. Like I lost 5 people that mean the world to me in a car accident the past week! And well I just can't take it anymore. I...
    pretendingx pretendingx 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm just about ready to explode. My logical brain knows I shouldn't be feeling so frustrated, anxious, overwhelmed, angry and deteriorating. but my emotions are going out of...
    Skaech Skaech 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I need some advice. I try talking to my boyfriend about things that happen to me on a daily basis and sometimes I ask for his opinion. The problem however lies in his responses. He...
    CRTme CRTme 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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    I am at a critical point in my life, a point where I will make a huge decision. While I am not feeling pressured, there is a bit of fear of the consequences that may come, what...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Starting to feel depressed and down, it's really getting to me this time. I typically or technically never spoke to anyone but I feel like i would really need someone to hear me...
    JadoK JadoK 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So here goes! I'm female 21 and have been struggling with maintaining a healthy weight for sometime, (i wouldn't necessarily say I had an ED, more borderline) I feel so alone right...
    RachB1992 RachB1992 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like I need a good friend who can stay by my side and never leave. A friend I can trust! So anyone to talk with me. Ps: I'm a good listener
    bwywy bwywy 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I have just graduated from high school. I have Borderline Personality Disorder. I feel scared and alone and I really need someone who is willing to listen. Please females only and...
    14CorCav 14CorCav 18-21, F Jun 27

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    i don't feel so good. i need someone to talk to
    sheshka sheshka 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    I feel like no one likes me...I try to protect my younger stepsister from getting hurt by a guy that flirts with everyone and tries to get pictures of girls and she told me she...
    Bravelittlelion Bravelittlelion 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 1

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    i need someone who can talk with me for whole night today may be boy or a girl i feel very lonely
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 2

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    i need someone who can talk with me for whole night today may be boy or a girl i feel very lonely
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Hey. I'm 15 years old, and growing up awfully. Most of my family is dead due to cancer. The remaining part are partually thieves, and partually selfhating people, blaming eachother...
    Draganoth Draganoth 13-15, M 9 Responses Jul 2

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    I really like to talk to people and try and help with their problems, so if you need someone who is good at listening I'm available
    classact45 classact45 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Hello I'm Hannah.. I'm converting to catholicism and just feel that my home life is a mess right now.. and I know God is always there to help.. I just don't see any real hope right...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    I am always happy to help people :). So if you need someone I am here. I will not judge you I will only understand where you are coming from.
    FindingDiana FindingDiana 13-15, F Jul 7

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