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I Got Out of a Bad Relationship

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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 Dec 13, 2014

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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'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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    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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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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    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 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 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, 2014

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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 Dec 14, 2014

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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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    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 Dec 14, 2014

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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 Dec 13, 2014

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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 was with my ex for 4 years... He was my first for everything. I didn't know anything else other than him. Just the fact that i am an only child and my dad and my mom were...
    xxw3ndyxx xxw3ndyxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    well, me and my dad have always fought,and argued. the thing is my dad didn't leave my family hes not absuive hes not an alchoholic. hes really rude and mean and judge mental, as...
    Leahxox Leahxox 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Okay so the guy that I was in loveeee with well yeah he was a complete asssss hole we broke up and I don't even know why but I'm glad I'm out of that situation he was mentally...
    Pure2pretty Pure2pretty 22-25, F Jan 6

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    The first time I smoked and it hit, I literally thought I was dead. Then, it started getting better. For a while, I no longer feared death; I would hold my finger to my pulse at my...
    TheNin9 TheNin9 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend recently said some hurtful things to me. It was unintentional and he doesn't even understand why I am hurt. We were talking about a friend of his. His friend had said...
    Freechic Freechic 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    So I only tried weed three times, each time with the same friends. The first time, I didn't feel anything really. The second time I forgot my backpack was there so as i walked the...
    quietkid quietkid 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I have been sitting on the fence for so long trying to figure out what I should do. I have been on this roller coaster ride for way too long. I have tried so many things to fix it...
    Listener5 Listener5 56-60, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi, this is my very first post. I just would like to share what i have been going through for the last month or so. First, backstory: I met this girl 4 years ago. She was 15, i...
    roobs108 roobs108 22-25, M Jan 3

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    I am in a health polyamorous relationship with two other people and we are engaged to be married. I have two children from a previous relationship and we all currently live with my...
    MDP4EVER MDP4EVER 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I feel stuck. I'm able to talk, express my feelings but he is not listening. He apologies constantly, promising change...nothing changes. We dated for 2 years, on the 3rd moved in...
    rann88 rann88 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Thank God for winter break! He got a month off for his break, and it's been the greatest. Unfortunately, he leaves a week for tomorrow and it could be almost six months before I...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F Jan 11

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    I recently got out of a relationship...reason because he left to Miami for a couple of days and when he came back he was starting to be abusive and he would get mad with every...
    soccerislife14 soccerislife14 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    If your in a relationship but still lonely then your in a bad relationship
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 1

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    ever since i got in a relationship ive just been more insecure and i know its because ive got self esteem issues but what do i do im so tired of feeling like **** again
    gudeyolk gudeyolk 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I had an on and off again thing with a guy last year. It wasn't really a good situation. He said I was beautiful, he loved everything about my body, etc. months later we had a...
    gonegirl7575 gonegirl7575 26-30, F Jan 13

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    we got a badass over hereee
    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    An untimely sneeze! When we got into the fifth form at school we thought we were getting a bit above the rules. Hence we did things like sneaking into the sneaking into the...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    She isnt really reading the post she just picks out 'bad' keywords and random other things. So I found that if I spell a/the 'bad' word(s) wrong she can't catch it and my post is...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Jan 16

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    I was at the beach and we were at my friends beach house which has an outdoor shower. My friend Alena and I went to the beach for a while and came back. We went into the outdoor...
    KenzieGirl1 KenzieGirl1 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So my life went to hell... I let someone have too much of me and it turned out badly. I loved her and she left, so I lost everything. I started drinking.. Doing pills.. Everything...
    Goregon8790 Goregon8790 18-21, M Jan 7

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    This happened years ago. I was between marriages. It was Friday night. Well no it wasn't, it was going on 3am Saturday morning. It was pouring cats and dogs and I was on my way...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    Since there's never anyone but my mom and I in our apartment, we both are a little relaxed about being undressed. I often won't bother covering up after a shower, and just go...
    skykanin skykanin 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    once i had a crush on a teacher and she had a crush on me she asked me if i would come to her house i said yes she looked really excited i got to her house and phoned home saying i...
    Bossking21 Bossking21 22-25, M Jan 10

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    I finally came out to my Mom that I cross-dress about 5 years ago while I was in prison. I sent her a letter to tell her because when I got out I did not want to be in the closet...
    Michelle1976 Michelle1976 36-40, T 2 Responses Jan 2

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    A girl I met online and I met for the first time at a park a few days ago. She gave me a peck before she left and we said we'll see each other again. Her friends wanted to approve...
    mixalisduddy mixalisduddy 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Having Christmas all day I wore a top that fit snug this morning it was tight at lunch and ripped it at dinner, also broke a chair. So happy with my day my gaining must be getting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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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 3 hrs ago

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    Well, I haven't been on in forever so you guys gotta catch me up lol. 😂 anyways, I tried asking another one of my crushes (another friend, but not my best friend again lol. I...
    ChrisLN99 ChrisLN99 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    im caramel skinned and proud 2be brown at heart, i hate being mistaken for being part asian when my bf is actually part asian hes got olive skintone and is very fair for a brown...
    staceyhazeleyes staceyhazeleyes 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am moving out when I turn 18, and I'm absolutely terrified. I'm... feeling really small right now, so I guess that's why I'm writing this. My story is long, but relevant. I...
    theydunnomyname theydunnomyname 16-17, F Jan 8

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    I had a dream ... I was making love to this Asian lass it started out to be a little kiss then we eventually was kissing like we wanted to eat each other she was biting n kissing...
    babel123456 babel123456 26-30, M 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Long story short: I have been together with a girl who shall remain unnamed for just over 3.5 years. When I met her, I had just gotten over the loss and betrayal of a woman I...
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