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I Find Relationships Frustrating

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    What is this world coming to. Relationships are just doomed...everyone cheats, gives up, and plays with one another's hearts. I see it all around me. I even see people in...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    i used to have 2 internet relationships....they didnt work out, but the first broke up with me because she found somebody else, then i broke up the next one finding someone here...
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    People who are in good relationships take each others for granted. They don't know how lucky they are. Love is almost always not mutual. Funny considering how many people there...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Jan 16

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    So many people here seem to think they can find a great quality of psychological fulfillment from Zeh Relationships. Get good folks.
    InformationOverload InformationOverload 18-21, M Jan 16

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    People will make a statement which they consider to be a fact. But I don't think it's a fact. And when I respond with questions to this statement (and only questions, no statements...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 1 day ago

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    Why is it so hard to find someone that I get along with? I know I can be a good father and husband. Just need to find that one girl that I can somewhat spoil.
    lamandamy lamandamy 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    Every relationship , good and bad always change people for better or worse. Relationships are roads. Every choices u make always lead u to happiness or sadness. We walk around...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    How long is my journey going to take? According to Ekhart Tolle, this is not a good question" It makes you lose the now. Ekhart Tolle: The power of now can only be realized...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Some of us grow up and achieve specific qualifications, maybe we are lucky to be born into money and so we have more options in life, or maybe we have a friend or a relative who is...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    ... but, I do have a little bit of a problem with the wording of this post or title or whatever. I mean, I agreed that I don't have a problem with interracial relationships, but...
    MisterSerious MisterSerious 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is actually a long question...So I'm a 14 year old girl who is having an online relationship with a guy 5 years older then me and we have a age gap and a distant relationship...
    hewie13 hewie13 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I believe we can't just give up on someone because the situation is not ideal. Great relationships aren't great because they have no problems. They are great because both people...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 10

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    Back in the day the phrase "i love you" was used only when a person meant it, but now it is just thrown around like it's nothing. How can people just throw that phrase around like...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F Jan 12

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    Many of years ago, I was antisocial in my RL but in my online life, I flourished and maintained excellent relationships with people I met online...people from all over the world...
    CharmedAmour CharmedAmour 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    My ex boyfriend tells me the way I have messed up with guys. I have only been in online relationships (or relationships that began online)for the last 10 years. I don't see it as...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 4 days ago

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    I'm learning a lot about myself through the course of discussions with people I've met here. Throughout the course of my marriage, I've focused on not being a bother and thus didn...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a rocky history in my relationships. Due to some past childhood trauma and history of adult abusive relationships, I carry a feeling of being burdensome in my current...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    As I think about retrospectively, neither you nor other people stay the same forever, and sometimes you just have to accept that and move on with your life. While it's difficult to...
    1x1muse1x1 1x1muse1x1 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    It's very hard I can say that, but I think as long as both people give it their all, it's not just a one way thing, and more so give and take than it can work. Ld relationships...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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