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I Got Out of a Bad Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 hate to even say it, but I am at a point where I'm pretty sure I can't deny the inevitable anymore. I'm not necessarily feeling READY for this, but I need to end my relationship...
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    aight listen up, cuz now iv had enough, ya goin round spredin lies tellin people that babys mine bu yu no tha truth who ate all the pies? ask the father cuz that baby it ain mine...
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