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I Got Out of a Bad Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    This Goal Has Been Reached!

    I have officially met my goal of getting out of a bad relationship! cross my fingers it stays this way. I have a good feeling about it. So to all of you lovely ladies and handsome gentlemen out there- my status has changed. I feel pretty bad right now, as should be expected for...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 7 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    I Got Out Finally

    we were together for 4 yrs, we were gonna spend our lives together. when i met him he was my first serious bf so i think it was a "fools rush in thing." after maybe 6mos of being together, i found that i didnt like him. he was mean, depressed and selfish. and his...
    Cyndane Cyndane 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    I Have Room To Breath Now!

    I'm excited about starting fresh again.  I'm excited about learning new things and being able to grasp new opportunities.  I can concentrate on what I want to do and be able to smile and appreciate those who trully love me.  The future is bright now.  Before...
    FallenGrace FallenGrace 18-21, F Nov 16, 2009

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    I Am In a Bad Relationship.

        I have been married since March of 05.  We have three children together,  He is a great father but not a good husband,  Its been pretty bad lately.  He is always yelling at me or just not saying anything to me at all.  He puts his hands...
    Babydoll85 Babydoll85 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    I'm Free

    The first time something happened, we were having an intense discussion about our relationship. No screaming or yelling or raised voices. My two children were playing just outside the window. All of a sudden he grabbed me by the neck of my hoodie and pull me up out of my...
    estrellaluna estrellaluna 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2009

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    It Didn't Last Very Long.. If You Can Call It A Relationship

    He thought he could control me and keep me under his thumb, he was wrong! He thought because I was innocent I was naieve as well, he was wrong! He thought if he criticized me and made me feel no one else would love me but him I'd stay and put up with his garbage, he was wrong...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2009

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    Big Mistake

    I was stupid. I was stupid for letting him use me. I was stupid for not ending it the first time or sooner. I was stupid for shucking my instincs when they have never gotten me in to trouble. I was stupid and now i have to live with that. First "Date" he invited me over...
    Ema916 Ema916 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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    Just got out of an abusive relationship- my abuser sent me to the hospital. Ever since, I've been experiencing sever anxiety attacks to the point I feel like I'm going to die. My...
    Smashley007 Smashley007 26-30 1 Response Sep 27

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    It's been four days after an abrupt episode of depression and I realized it doesn't seem like much but I got out of bed and showered. One step at a time right?
    Violet153 Violet153 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    I have split up with my boyfriend who I now think is narcissist. I did research after we broke up because so many things just didn't add up. And after reading many articles and...
    pd007 pd007 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I'm not sure if it's emotionally abusive, but it hurts either way. She had a lot of **** as a child, an alcoholic verbally abusive father, an emotionally distant often absent...
    PinkNailPolish PinkNailPolish 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My family just makes me so miserable and I don't know what to do. Every time I try to voice a dissatisfaction, I get continual reminders that my opinions, feelings and efforts...
    fatassjpg fatassjpg 16-17, F Oct 15

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    I just broke up with my boyfriend whom is a hoarder amongst other issues. I tried to tell his family because his health is in danger. Now he tells me that even though they "loved...
    oceans5 oceans5 41-45, F Oct 9

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    Being in a relationship with a narcissist is such a cruel and different experience. It took me years to rebuild my trust in myself and others. He took parts of me I never thought I...
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    And he had a tiny p _ _ _ s. Which wouldn't have mattered but the fact he was so controlling and self centred and wore my make up and used all my skincare , made it matter even...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You can get through one to just BELIVE you can
    blacchyna67543 blacchyna67543 26-30, F Sep 28

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    When I was younger my home environment wasn't the best, and I thought I knew everything that I wouldn't end up in the same scenario. In fact I did start of differently I had a "I...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Well, I need some advice. I was in a relationship with a girl that I've loved for over 30 years. When we were growing up, she paid me no attention. She dated a lot of guys and...
    tiredofmyex tiredofmyex 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is going to be long. Me and my bf have been together for 10 years. We were friends before we got together. We were both in bad relationships when we decided to get together. I...
    elaventia elaventia 31-35, F Oct 4

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    I have known him for about 4 months, but I had just recently gotten out of a 3-year relationship when we met. My ex was a great guy, but we both had some issues that we really...
    BeautifulinElevation BeautifulinElevation 22-25, F Oct 15

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    Hey guys I just thought I'd tell my story in the hope that I can inspire other people to get out of abusive relationships. It all started about 16 years ago when in school I met a...
    Demo90 Demo90 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I don't know if I can call that an abusive friendship, but it was what it felt like. I'm 13, she's 15. She constantly froze me out, treated me like ****, but then suddenly she...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    I started dating a wonderful guy 2 months ago- as in, we went on our first date two months ago. We had been friends for a few months before that. The relationship started out from...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Oct 1

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    This is going to be a little long, I'm going to start writing to actually take my mind off of things. I'm going to make up dialog, but based on reality an what was said, just a few...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    It was a warm and sticky Sunday evening. The air was thick and windy. Not your perfect biking weather. My family and I all had a long day of canning in the hot kitchen. We were...
    rosenbud rosenbud 13-15, F Sep 26

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    I just got out of an emotionally abusive relationship. I need some place to talk about it due to most people not understanding and me flipping out on them. I was with him for...
    freebird1990 freebird1990 22-25 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I've been out of my bad relationship for over a year now, but it's still really affecting me. I haven't had any contact with my abuser for over six months now, but I still feel...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I Highly Think This Because After A Bad Relationship You Always Know What To Look For And What To Avoid In Your Next Relationship... Anyone Agree? Whats Your Feed Back?
    tanasia tanasia 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    My nightmare last night... Breanna drove me to school... I had a substitute teacher. Shes an old lady.. All of a sudden she was smashing desks with an axe. No kids but I RAN out...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    spanked for bad grades i was wandering around the because i was terrified knowing that i got really bad grades there was a door bell i got to the door dragging my feet and opened...
    ahmadiscrazy ahmadiscrazy 13-15, M 5 Responses Sep 27

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    Well he's not actually my dad. He's a man that lives about a half hour from me. I go over for a day or two a couple times a week and he treats me just like a son.When I arrived a...
    Mattymatt9 Mattymatt9 22-25, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I am in a relationship going on 6 years now. Marriage has always been talked about as if it was unnecessary, and will happen in the future of I felt that strongly about it. I have...
    BiancaNicole BiancaNicole 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Sitting alone under the night sky so black, Nobody knows what she's holding back, Pulling her sleeves past the black and blue, Once these bruises fade they'll come back anew...
    Cpaz33 Cpaz33 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Our mail lady came today as I was in the car with one of my friends driving away from my house. I made my friend stop the car and I got out, turning and sprinting to my house to...
    PropertyOfASoldier PropertyOfASoldier 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I love how I posted a picture of my FIRST painting and got NO bad comments!! Everyone here is so nice! No bullies come here to bash people's heads in! If I posted it on youtube...
    Jessicaliners Jessicaliners 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    He wanted us to be tied together, he said that. He wanted a baby so that I was in his life forever, we have joint finances because in his words "I'm not silly. I want an excuse for...
    Kerry1304 Kerry1304 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother, Age 48, Was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the throat, about three months ago, but had had it for nearly a year before diagnosis. She was at work one day, at...
    Glorytheory Glorytheory 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't believe it but I got hit by a car today while on my bike. I didnt get hit that hard but it was hard enough to send me flying. God seriously was looking out for me because I...
    njflyer njflyer 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    This weekend my bf was out so I had the apartment to my self and my sis britany 16 y/o So I was in bed and I was a sleep when I heard someone screen so I got up and went to check...
    Shelby1998 Shelby1998 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I was pissed with stuff so I went for a bike ride at 9pm and it was quite dark out. Well my parents barely let me bike ride far during the day let alone at night. But I went anyway...
    Fifidog Fifidog 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    This is the ONLY time this has ever happened to me (fingers crossed) But this one day after helping my sister move. We were returning the U haul trucks and while I was waiting for...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    So i do this thing to my friend who drives, whenever I'm in the car with him I'll honk the horn for like, no reason. Well today someone took it personal. When we realized that he...
    Skater1367 Skater1367 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    First of, I'm bi :) This is what happened.. I broke up with my ex. Lasted for only a month but it seemed as if it we were together for months, given the fact that we get to see...
    Neireh Neireh 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I literally felt as if I was an alien walking amongst 'normal' human life. My first high school was one of the most traumatic parts of my past. It was such a hard time of my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Sergeant Jilly! I remember the first time I was caned in school. I had the slipper quite a number of times but nothing quite prepared me for the way the cane hurt. It was actually...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    This is a long story, I'll try my best to make it shorter. As most teenagers I have an obsession, a band. It started being something I just liked to spend my time thinking about...
    cameradancer cameradancer 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F Oct 1

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