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I Got Out of a Bad Relationship

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    It was my first lesbian relationship,

    and I was nervous to begin with. She never respected my sexual boundaries and made me feel guilty for trying to assert my needs. My feelings were never important, and she wanted me to forego all of my responsibilities for her. She held a position of power over me, so I was...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 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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    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 6 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    I recently just got out of the second worse

    relationship in my life. This man was emotionally abusive. He was racist against everyone specially blck n Hispanics. And he would claim he was Puerto Rican when both of his parents were white lol! I honestly don't know where I meet this guys. And why I have to be the one who...
    TexasGypsyMommy TexasGypsyMommy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6

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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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    I have mixed feelings

    but mostly felt relieved that im suddenly out of this bad relationship
    mxnzyy mxnzyy 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A selfish brat who stole money,

    and would always smoke around my son when I said not to. Eventually I left his things outside in black bags. I even noticed how my sons behaviour worsened when he was around. My biggest regret is I didn't bag up his things sooner
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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'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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    I remember the first time he bought me some

    flowers and said : " well hurry up and put them in water, they cost 4 quid"....
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I just got out of a 5 1/2 year relationship. I dumped my boyfriend for the following reasons:Lack of ambitionLack of support/ never helped around the household, never worked...
    amandasbadluckchuck amandasbadluckchuck 22-25 Dec 3

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    Let me start off by saying I know nothing about how father-daughter relationships are supposed to be. I grew up quite distantly from my father- albeit under the same roof until I...
    parisjade12 parisjade12 22-25 4 days ago

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    17 years with a narcissist and I never even knew there was a name for his abuse :( I was 21 when I got with him, he was 42 and now 17 yrs later I'm just washed up broken, damaged...
    Mieshamooi Mieshamooi 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I am getting out of a thirty-year marriage to a narcissist. I posted a story about a situation that Iā€™m having with my soon to be ex-husband. I received a message from someone...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I think my best friend was a narcissist We were friends for 6 months we hung out every day and she was in a good mood ALL the time Now the more I get to know her she starts acting...
    Jennuhhxoxo Jennuhhxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I dont do crap to myself in the mornings when I get ready for school. I comb my hair a little bit, spray some stuff in it, wash my face, brush my teeth, throw on some clothes...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    four and a half years..and suddenly its no longer there. worse part of it is that i didn't realize it is for real this time. u took it real and just left.
    sadcandy sadcandy 22-25, F Dec 7

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    my ex and I dated for 4 months. I broke up with him because I couldn't stand the abuse, the controlling manipulative angry person he was. he treated me like **** everyday he was so...
    thinlinee thinlinee 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    And this is why you should ALWAYS throw cigarette butts in an ash tray.
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F Dec 6

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    Following on from a conversation with a good EP friend, this memory sprang to mind. It's amazing how memories can be long since forgotten about, but then come back out of the blue...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 15 hrs ago

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    I have become quite the master at putting on a masquerade for the whole world to see. Especially those around me. I have been in a verbal and physical abusive relationship for the...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 37 Responses a week ago

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    When I first met him he was fantastic, we began dating very quickly everything was good. When I moved in things changed dramatically. I wasn't allowed to go anywhere not even to...
    missjulia123 missjulia123 22-25, F Dec 8

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    Hey guys this is my story of when I went to summer camp last year, ok so it was the end of the school year and well my parents had organised for me to go to this camp, and I was...
    wedgiegirl84 wedgiegirl84 18-21, F 12 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 8 Responses Nov 22

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    4 days ago I got out of class and me and one of my friends and we decided to go have some drinks. Bad Idea. A couple drinks after I blacked out, I really didn't drink a lot but I...
    sczm93 sczm93 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes I'm scared of relationships. Every time I have liked a guy and tried going for it they would hurt me before we even got into the relationship so I have been scared of getting...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 10

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    I used to be very athletic and ran a lot, both competitively and for fun but once I started college I did not have as much free time so that was the first thing I cut back on. I...
    coolsean1 coolsean1 18-21, M Nov 24

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    Well it all started when i started working at PT's All Nude back in Denver. I originally started working there for the money. Back then before i worked there the worst i did was...
    MochaLatte83 MochaLatte83 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I got one for everyone. So I bought a straitjacket. I was working out of town and while I was there I decided to try it out. Unfortunately I was alone at the time and didn't...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M 8 Responses Nov 30

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    When we arrived at the campsite we had been on the coach for a very long time as we got stuck in traffic. We picked up our bags and started to walk down to set up our tents. Me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 22

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    I had just hopped of a plane that went from New Zealand to Fiji when I got out of the terminal gate thing and a bunch of people started clapping then I looked behind me a saw 18...
    dauntetamaki dauntetamaki 13-15, M Dec 4

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    I have been with my gf for almost a year. We met in college (while we were both with other people) but knew that we wanted to be together. We have since changed our lives to be...
    bw27237 bw27237 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    I got a restraing order last Friday. He broke the order on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. He has court. He may go to prison. Still after all this he is trying to get to me. He can't...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I'm so happy and he makes everything seem perfect then other days I just can't seem to cope. We have been together over a year, we aren't/have never been s3xually active...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Relationships, attraction, like electrical currents? I have observed with myself and others how the above statement can be feasible. IE It has appeared that those whom are in need...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    "From child hood, going up" When I was 10, I had a crush on my cousin. things got good but sooner or later me and my family had to go abroad. When I was 12, I had a girl i liked...
    PreChY PreChY 16-17, M Nov 30

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    The first time I was ever wit a white girl I was 16 she was 15 she had never been wit a black guy and was curious she got surprised when Shen she pulled my pants down lets jus say...
    BiggD9 BiggD9 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    After eleven years of marriage, my husband and I separated on the advice of a marriage counsellor while still attending marriage counselling sessions. Big mistake. We also already...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This is a long story. Growing up, I lived in a very rural area, with very few neighbors and none my own age. I went to school in the neighbouring school district, so most of my...
    JennyS12 JennyS12 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    Im so confused I need answers.. Okay so im currently in a relationship with my boyfriend of 1 year and 5 months. We could have been together for 2 years and 5 months but He broke...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 20

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    I need your help everyone. I know I may sound so dumb with this post but I promise you I need you guys. I've only been with this boy for 6 months. He does so much for me. When my...
    Lovelaurenx3 Lovelaurenx3 18-21, F 132 Responses Nov 23

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    candycc12 candycc12 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Our 29 Year Age Difference! We meet on AgeMeet.com , I am 21 and my boyfriend is 50. We were friends for a couple years before we got together, we have been together 3 amazing...
    amanda198812 amanda198812 26-30, F Dec 9

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