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I Feel Trapped In a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 129 People

    Too Nice For My Own Good

    Alright. So there's this girl who I've been dating for two months now and she seems to be very, very "into" me (for lack of a better term). I, however, am not nearly content with the relationship, and I only half-understand why. I have always valued compassion and understanding...
    LostLuggage LostLuggage 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    Feel Like I Am In A Black Hole

    I am a mother of two, I met this man and in almost three years we gave birth to 2 girls. Here is my story, when I met him he was very nice and he seemed like the perfect man. I was 30 he was 39, the first thing I noticed was that this man was into a lot of ****! He probably has...
    abenimaria abenimaria 31-35 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Yes, I Do. ...

    Yes, I do. I am the weakest link in my relationship and I haven't the strength to fight it.
    numisiro numisiro 36-40, M Jul 29, 2009

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    Feeling Trapped

    My ex and I has been broken up for a yr now. He has a woman but has been recently very persistent on what im doing if im seeing someone else. He has borderline disorder and we have a 2yr old. He told me if i have someone else around her I'm gonna have a problem. And just the...
    road2recovery road2recovery 31-35 Aug 8, 2012

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    So after my ex had been trying to get back with

    me for several months. I gave in. He moved back in with me for 10 mths and before you knew it the arguments started and increased and then he started staying at his mother's house when he's mad. So I told him I was tired of his **** and know I deserve better. After given...
    road2recovery road2recovery 31-35 Jan 14

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    Feeling Suffocated And Anxiety

    I'm not sure exactly when the anxiety and weight on my shoulders kicks in. At first, a relationship makes me feel happy. I guess cause of what I think its going to be like and the "omg, I was so into him and its awesome he's so into me" phase. I think this current "relationship...
    ChocSwurl ChocSwurl 26-30, F Jul 13, 2012

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    There are two prominent men in my life

    who trap me. One is powerful, and the other is powerful and mean. I told the more powerful one to go back to hi wife, but he has now left me for his main squeeze - IMAGINE! Now I'm stuck, because he's powerful and hates me. His kids hate me too, but they want mom and dad...
    sesi1116 sesi1116 22-25, F Apr 24

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    Stuck...

    I, too, am stuck in a relationship that I can't get out of. Due to health reasons, he can't work, so I pay all the bills. I was always happy to do it and never complained or made him feel bad about the situation. Then I found out about his "online activities" and what he was...
    HealingHeart777 HealingHeart777 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend

    for 1 year and 2 months. We have a 1 month old together and I am no longer sure if I want to be with him anymore. It first hit me when I was 2 months pregnant. I wanted to leave and start over somewhere new with my child. It gradually passed until I was 8 months pregnant, the...
    UnicornHannah UnicornHannah 18-21, F Nov 7, 2014

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    Don'T Go Away Mad... Just Go Away

    I need advice on how to make my boyfriend move out of my house. I have told him several times over the last two 1/2 years that he needs to leave. He won't. Why would he want to, he has everything he needs here. All of his living expenses are paid for (by me) and he has no...
    RottenMommy RottenMommy 46-50, F Mar 14, 2013

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    So Suffocated...

    I felt so suffocated in my last relationship. It was like I was being physically held down and smothered with a pillow. I couldn't breathe and nobody understands. When I finally got up the courage to end it it was all my fault in the eyes of others. He was perfect. He adored me...
    meh0706 meh0706 18-21 5 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Trapped With a Married Man

    ... long story....   to keep it short, I have been in a relationship with a married man for over 7 years.... YES, I've had 'all' the 'usual' promises.... and was than told that he couldn't leave as I would stop him from working. In a way he may be right. He is a very...
    termsandconditions termsandconditions 46-50 12 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    a few years ago i had a really good job,

    i had my own home, i was single. my current bf of 9 years and i were split up at the time but we were still friends. well i decided to take him back because things were going well. i gave up my job and home to move almost an hour away, then i got pregnant with our baby girl. im...
    miracle1487 miracle1487 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I Got Out!

    Wow, I just woke up from a 3-year hiatus in my life. I managed to leave the boyfriend I was living with, and it only happened with the support of my family. Otherwise, I had no way out. Mainly financial reasons had kept us together, I was never "with it" enough to save up to...
    endallbeall endallbeall 22-25 Feb 16, 2010

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    Trapped

    I have been talking to this guy for a while but realized it wasnt working out and that i wasnt really happy so i told him that we should just be friends.  Well this didnt work out well at all because he got really angry and started telling me off.  A week after not...
    Somatic Somatic 18-21, F Oct 27, 2009

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    the reason why i feel trapped in my life is because ever since i was born i have been in and out of hospitals, i just want it too end (not my life, just the hospital stuff). I can...
    Alanuin Alanuin 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Trapped in a cage. I can look out watching the world moving. I can talk, and I can interact. Yet I cannot break out and become a part of it.Time is the key to set me free. Trapped...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 2 Responses May 15

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    "Most of the time, when we think we're trapped, we're actually unhappy with the short-term consequences of making a choice. Make the choice, own the outcome and you can start in a...
    MrNowhere MrNowhere 18-21, F May 4

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    I want to be so much more than I am now. I thought I would be independent and confident by now, but I don't even have the confidence to make my own decisions. I think I feel like...
    eccentricpython eccentricpython 22-25, F 4 Responses May 2

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    I am emotionally and mentally lonely
    Livinshadows Livinshadows 13-15, F Apr 30

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    Overthinking sometimes it could kill me...
    LIFEGOESON805 LIFEGOESON805 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm just scared of commitment. Or it's more of a dislike rather then being scared of it. I can't date to long because then I feel trapped. People normally want to have a family...
    MomoHekate MomoHekate 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    With a fistful of my hair he directed my face towards a dirty mirror “LOOK AT YOURSELF!” he shouted. I looked forward. Swollen red and teary eyed, was this really where I...
    savannasmile savannasmile 18-21, F May 1

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    Since I was a teenager I've had urges to cut myself whenever I'm upset but I've never done it because I try to stay stronger than that. At the time the feelings began I was already...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm trying to learn about my twin's world ...and it gives me anxiety! LOL there's just so many ppl to learn of and so much to learn...I really feel trapped between WORLDS. It makes...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17

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    First i am typing with my phone so please excuse grammar or any auto correct mistakes. Let us begin from the start. I am in a long distance relationship with a girl i met whilst...
    Reapergfx Reapergfx 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm in a long distance relationship with a boy in Cali. He and I have been in a relationship for almost 3 months. And lately, I've been feeling extremely jealous, clingy, and have...
    vanstable123 vanstable123 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Its been 10 years of being married to a man who i once loved with all my heart..til i found out that he's been cheating me from day one. I discovered right after giving birth to my...
    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well, I used to love my bestfriend who already have been in a relationship , but one day he just came to me and told me that he broke up with his gf because he loves me , I still...
    youchan youchan 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Gonna try an condense 15 years into this post. 15 years ago, I met this girl via an online chat game. I'll call her Dawn. We hit it off instantly and we were pretty much...
    Malumbrus Malumbrus 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I feel in love with an absolutely wonderful person 2 years ago. Shortly after we moved to California and everything changed, she became distant, loss her sense of humor, and so...
    Nasha24 Nasha24 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    I'm trapped in time. Days and months pass by the speed of light. Trees change their color, new people are born while some people die. Life goes on as usual. But only my shattered...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F May 1

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    PART OF ME........ That part of me will not go away it wants to stay and fight, while the other part of me is tired and beaten down wants to quit, who will win? everyday I...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F May 11

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    I KNOW that I'll never truly be alone because God is always holding my hand. But I do feel alone VERY often and that's just the truth. I occupy my mind as much as possible...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have this strong instinct that my fate in finding love will lead me to a guy from different world.I mean outside my place where we both wait longing for a missing feeling ^_^^_...
    GabrielShot GabrielShot 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    My entire life I've dated men older than me. I'm now living with a man about 5 years younger. I am happy and I feel we do better than I ever did with older men
    surgchic surgchic 46-50, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I m very sad because I know he's leaving the city and he only sees me as a fling. I wish I would find someone better soon but I know it's hard because he's sooo perfect ... Except...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My ex and I broke up 3 months ago. It should probably be easier by now for me, but it's not. I initiated the breakup, but for some reason I was the one hurting more by it. I always...
    mcguin1 mcguin1 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I recently found out that my fiancé has Schizophrenia. I am not sure if I should stay with him. He moved back in with his mom yesterday, and she is already trying to make him...
    Buttahcup Buttahcup 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Write about your experienceThere are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    Write about your experienceThere are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a...
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