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I Find Relationships Frustrating

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    Never Know

    I never know if they are for real or not. I have had so many bad experiences that I almost find it easier to stay out of relationships then to be in them.
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2008

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    Relationships Are the Hardest Thing In Life

    Where to start?  I find relationships, just not with your loved ones, but even with family very difficult. I've had a very strange life.  I had a estranged relationship with my father; he was both physically and verbally abusive.  At the age of 17 it climaxed...
    westend westend 31-35 2 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    Date Only People You Don't Like

    A friend here told me some advice recently. Only date people you don't like, because when it ends you would be heart broken. I had to think about that for a while and now I fully understand what she was saying. Nothihg last forever and everything eventually ends. Go read my...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2011

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    Pretty Panic

    So long story short my boyfriend has VERY attractive girl friends. Though I'm not worried that he likes them or would ever do anything to hurt me, I do worry that he thinks they are prettier than me. I know it shouldn't matter because he's with me and not them. But it does bother...
    MissMuhKel MissMuhKel 22-25, F Aug 16, 2013

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    Man - Woman / Hot + Cold / Mars & Venus

    (( OOps. I started a new forum when I was actually trying to post this story. Oh well, I'm still only a newbie.)) Hello people who feel like I do about frustrating relationships. I'm in a relatively new relationship after 5+ years of self-imposed celibacy... I decided to get...
    mamabell mamabell 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    Rawr!

    The main reason why I don't care much for dating is because I'm tired of the drama associated with dating.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 21, 2011

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    Breastfeeding Is For Babies

    I find relationships frustrating when the mom is too involved. My ex had an issue with his mom acting as if she was the girlfriend. Constantly texting and calling him asking what he was doing that night, who he was going to be with, when he would be back, would he like to go to a...
    maniac00009 maniac00009 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    I Choose Oscar Wilde

    I have always felt communicating effectively is if not the hardest, one of the hardest ,  things to do in a relationship. There are so many factors involved: age, sex, language education, status, power, culture, politics, religion, and the fact that the other person...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2008

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    Sick and Tired

    I don't know why i get like this but i do, i get involved with people then it all becomes too much for me. I try to be cool but I'm not!. I think too much i go over everything down to fine details. I take everything literally. When I'm in a relationship I'm not myself. I feel...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Tylerb17 Tylerb17 16-17, M Mar 26

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    Goldilocks Where Are You?

    Some have been to hot, some have been to cold.  Some have been to far, some have been to near.  You get the picture, I guess I am waiting for one that is just right.  Now I am wondering if my expectations are to high or unrealistic, but I don't want to settle for...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Over Done

    I feel that when if comes to relationships that I over give. I'm the one who thinks about the little things... ex little notes/reminders, flowers, cards, etc. I'm the one that remembers to call, I'm the one that cries over it. Maybe it's that I'm the only one interested in making...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Sep 25, 2007

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    Is Chivalry Dead?

    What happened to honesty and fidelity? Where did men who are masculine yet compassionate go? The good women/men get burned so bad that we don't want to reach out anymore. If a good thing comes along we are so wrapped up in our depression that would wouldn't know it if it came up...
    kywildchild kywildchild 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    My Gripe: I Find That Most Human Beings Don't Listen

    Does anybody listen to anybody? Damn it.. this gauls me. Did anyone see the episode of THE SOPRANOS when Tony and  Heche were bitching and moaning about the problems of the their various rackets? Tony whined about something... In response, Heche whined about his biggest...
    mamabell mamabell 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    I feel like I have to be in a relationship to

    have sex or do anything period. I'm so prude without the title.. But what is this title ? I feel I just use it to avoid judgement.. I find it way more thrilling to not know a guy inside and out and every breath he's ever taken and how that felt for him. I never act on these...
    Trillionbased Trillionbased 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I have been in prison alongside several murderers rapists and other nasties. I find it interesting how society usually has to label someone good or bad. when infact the contrast...
    LexJimChild LexJimChild 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    Relationships can't be one sided.
    Wonderlandd17 Wonderlandd17 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Effort is a two way street. Some people find this concept to be strange. It really isn't.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    This is a boring journal post that I'm writing for myself. Feel free to read just be aware it's probably going to bore you. I am in love. He treats me like a queen. He calls me...
    ExperienceisMyProject ExperienceisMyProject 26-30, F 2 days 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...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 2 days 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...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 2 days 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...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My relationships always seem to end horribly. My first boyfriend went back to his ex without giving me any explanation or saying sorry, nothing. Then, I started talking to this guy...
    honor1997 honor1997 16-17, F 3 days 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...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 4 days 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...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I have had 1 and I loved it! But I guess he didn't .... So now I'm trying to find a 13/14 year old guy to date and be happy:)
    Paigeestephens Paigeestephens 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days 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...
    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    If I tell someone I love them I mean it, I don't mess around, I am there for them through thick or thin, I don't believe in mind games, and I don't believe in cheating. I you want...
    2ducks1goose 2ducks1goose 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Call me delusional, but internet relationships (Long distance relationships) seem to be more common now a days. It's much easier to meet people. It's just finding that other...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've got an honest question, I've had a couple of relationships that all ended badly and I know each one lasted at the most 2 months (I'm not kidding literally ended on the two...
    century99 century99 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Why it's pointless to argue religion or politics. You won't find one person in a hundred that if they believe in God is willing to accept your rational for your religious beliefs...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    After much consideration based on the people I've met recently I guess that I really do expect too much. Honesty, openness, acceptance, trust, communication, mutual understanding...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I will never apologize for having a strong attraction to Arab and Egyptian ,Muslim men and the like , I have all ways appreciated the beauty of the men from that side of the world...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I read people's struggles, I can relate, I recall my darkest moments, so many years of existing one bad moment after the next. The worst for me was being told that I deserve to be...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Can somebody give me some advise my best friend is a boy and I like him he moved a few days ago I wanted to tell him I like him but he left before I could tell him😭 now I really...
    guitara19051000 guitara19051000 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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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...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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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...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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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...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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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...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I think failed relationships like friendships, family, or romantic relationships are a good way to learn about yourself and kinda change your bad habits. Like for me when I was in...
    StarDragonWitch StarDragonWitch 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have recently finished my first year of university. During my first year I met a women. Her name was for confidentiality sake woman X. Woman X is 5 years older than me, as I am...
    Ad8m Ad8m 18-21, M Jul 20

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    it's even more frustrating when that idoit turns out to be yourself. lol
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    To "protect" the other person in this story, I'm calling him Bob. Bob is a year older than me. Me and him started talking in 2013. We were friends, then he caught feelings, then...
    amaxv amaxv 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18