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I Feel Trapped In a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 117 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Im trapped. Well i feel like it. Im wasting my life away in this town, this damn town, where all you can do is get high and become an alcoholic. This feeling of being trapped here...
    trappedgirl17 trappedgirl17 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So many things I want to do in life. I definitely want to get my life together and perfect but I feel very trapped. I don't know someone run away with me and we'll plan out our...
    heyitsalysia heyitsalysia 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    maybe I'm trapped by my own brain- regardless, it hurts. I'm so very sad tonight..
    inkedmommy inkedmommy 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Trapped in grief and although I live and breath, walk and talk; I am not as alive as I was before my son overdosed at 22. I waver between wanting my old life back and wanting to...
    Gr8terlater Gr8terlater 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am trapped right now actually. It sucks.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just want to close my eyes, go to sleep and die sometime in the night... I feel like there's nothing worth doing, or aspiring to and there's no point anymore... I feel useless...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I live in house that makes me feel like my voice doesn't matter. The worse part is that I can't make any decision in my life, they are all made by mother. It makes me feel awful...
    chana300 chana300 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm planning on taking off. It may take a while since I have to save up and get some repairs on my car done as well as get my license, then save up a bit more for gas money and...
    Cece4 Cece4 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    But. Am trying to cope. Since pals crave my mind. And we got disabled pay.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 2

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    I hate when my sister complains how 'hard' her life is because she has so much going on and no down time. A) SHE signed up for those activities. B) SHE doesn't live with...
    MasqueradeMe MasqueradeMe 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Because of everyone doing their things. there's always anger, negativity in my house. Screaming, yelling, fighting, simply because two members of the family can't figure out what...
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Only the gift of a 9mm round is the key. Unfortunate that I cannot bring myself to do it yet.
    Mirmulnir Mirmulnir 22-25, M Nov 14

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    But then society demands credit.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    oh god this is me everyday. there's no real way to succeed
    inkedmommy inkedmommy 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    It's Gibbs! My first thought! I do though. It seems like I'm doomed to a life of misery. I HAVE to change that before I go crazy. I need help though....
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I don't want to go back to med school. I don't want to go back to med school. I don't want to go back to med school.
    twelves twelves 22-25 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel as if I'm the biggest crybaby in the whole world. I hate my feelings, I hate being awake, I hate hating things. I feel as if my life is supposed to be this wonderful...
    imotakuchan imotakuchan 18-21, F Oct 31

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    People always find my sense of humour weird, whenever I'm talking people just talk over me, I just have nobody to talk to or share my interests with, I just don't feel like I fit...
    Alicolette Alicolette 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Somedays it just all comes out, it all gets too much and you just feel trapped and alone.
    sammipudd sammipudd 13-15, F Oct 24

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    I'm a pretty happy person for the most part; I tend to be pretty positive and look on the bright side of things but lately I've been feeling different. I had been feeling so...
    trevb22 trevb22 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Do you ever think "why am i still with this person"?? Like all he does is nitpick about the little things i do that **** him off and all he seems to want to do is ****. Hes either...
    undoing321 undoing321 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My relationship with my father means everything to me. We haven't been as close as we always were lately though. He's been working more since he started his small business and it...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I see a lot of people on here posting stuff about God and Christianity and I also see a bunch of people making rude comments about the religion and I must say those are the reasons...
    brkekami brkekami 22-25, F 45 mins ago

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    Toxic comes in many forms, the thing that they all have in common is you never know the extent of the damage until later, in my case, 3 years later I'm still discovering. The...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 43 mins ago

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    I feel powerful when I'm in love (like energy rushing through my veins type of powerful) but powerless (trapped, helpless) once I'm in a relationship. I wish I could be equally...
    lonelyavenger lonelyavenger 26-30, F Nov 12

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    I'm not good enough... I was never good enough to be friends with people at school- they all turned against me and tormented me for years. I was never good enough for S- his...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    we were friends for 4 yrs we were close and told each other everything I always looked to him for advice then we started dating and everything changed I had to give up my male...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Seriously, **** living and **** life. We are slaves to our needs and everybody needs something. It's infuriating. I've spent the last year of my life trying so hard to not care...
    sunkern sunkern 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I think that most people with any kind of social interaction these days suffers from some form of body image problem, or at the very least a desire to appear attractive to others...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Eye be trapped in mind eye be trapped in my mind all the fuckking time eye be trapped in my mind...
    1kingdarkness 1kingdarkness 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    He lives 900 miles away, but flies to my city frequently for business. His birth home is even farther since he is French. Loving, passionate and attentive, his affections consume...
    HisMsAdler HisMsAdler 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    So I met this girl on my vacation in Spain this summer and everything went fine. When I went home to Sweden we've been talking a lot and added each other on Facebook. Home in...
    Hajhaj01 Hajhaj01 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I want an online relationship
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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