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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 6 Responses Jun 14, 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 Dec 14, 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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    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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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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    beesknees12 beesknees12 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 16

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    My gf of almost 2 years recently left me, I'm sad and happy at the same time, the things that got me the most was that she loved to tease me and not in a fun way, she would get me...
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    The Bane of My Existence-Instead of happy memories of "Daddy Daughter" outings and feelings of adoration I have memories of daily confrontations and feelings of general unease. He...
    MimsatheQuiet MimsatheQuiet 18-21, F Feb 11

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    Where do I begin? I have been with a narcissist for 3 and a half years. All of that time was so confusing. This could easily turn into pages, but I will be vague as possible. Even...
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Man what is wrong with me all ima do is hurt myself and him its not worth it. Ughhhh I'm so stress out i hate this feeling😩😩
    HisTrapQueen HisTrapQueen 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I was supposed to have surgery and got an infection one week prior to surgery. It was painful and tragic, as the surgery would have cured me from ongoing infection/flare ups. I...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly 31-35, F a week ago

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    It's been over 2 months since the female narcissist but before she did she made sure she left her bags of poison with me the coward god bless her
    rosewood1966 rosewood1966 46-50, M Feb 10

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    I recently shared an experience where I had become infatuated with one of my good friends. Long story short, we reconnected after several years and after discovering that we now...
    brendacouttes brendacouttes 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I know this is a little off since i'm talking about this and posting it a phew days later but bare in mind i'm just trying to figure everything out from everything before and now...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Feb 15

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    My girlfriend and I had a fight today. I'm posting this for feed back from men or women. I'll try to make it as unbiased as possible. We fight a lot... So much so that I feel...
    Eridanis Eridanis 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was living in California in my early 20's, my boyfriend lived in Compton, a bad part of town for me to drive over there at night, but I did it anyway. He wasn't home. I drove to...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 12 Responses Jan 28

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    Well this is my first post but here goes, I'm 14 years old, when I was 12 my family moved into a new house, I was so excited because I got to share the biggest room in the house...
    autobot14 autobot14 22-25, F Feb 8

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    Me and my fiance have had an unresolved problem for about 5 months now and it's about the fact he cheated on me I love him deeply but everytime I want him to talk about it he won't...
    posh687 posh687 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I was in an emotionally, verbally, and physically abusive relationship for nearly three years. I wrote and entire blog about what i went through, how i got out, and how i moved on...
    LifeofSchy LifeofSchy 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I have been having an internal fight with myself. I've always, since I was 2, known that I like guys and girls. As I've gotten older I thought that I was considered to be bisexual...
    imateenagewasteland imateenagewasteland 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Hello people, I am 40 years old I have severe periodontal disease, I am not here for pity, its my fault I have this, poor hygiene in my younger years, smoking unfilterred cigrettes...
    Wakeup56 Wakeup56 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was 13 years old and i was feeling like quite a rebel. This experience started when i decided to play with my dads motorbike. So after a couple of hours tinkering i decided to...
    hazzaboy hazzaboy 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    So my mind has been in overdrive for days now, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down, despite my efforts of trying to stop it. I've been neglecting everyone and everything around...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    My temper got so bad that I thought I might've punched someone in the face. I needed to take a walk to calm myself down, but when I did that I was a few minutes late to class. Then...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 15 Responses Feb 11

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    As a child i have always had problems with attention and hyperactivity which to this day are my curse. I have come to realize if i don't release the exessive energy that comes from...
    DamienBiomorph DamienBiomorph 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I got a bad grade on one of my assignments and I'm doing my best to keep it away from my parents :/ I know I'll have to tell them eventually :/
    CollegeGirl95 CollegeGirl95 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 6

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    I have been naked all night at my apartment and feeling very aroused.My roommate had gone to his sister's place tonight somehow i managed to doze of for a while. I woke up at 3:45...
    nightlover666 nightlover666 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Hello,Β  On January 31 I was arrested & charged with a DUI. I have never been arrested before this. I ran a red light & got pulled over immediately & panicked & lost control of my...
    littlejacquito littlejacquito 26-30 Feb 6

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    I was 14 at the time. I'd known I was bi for a while but it was my little secret. One night on the phone to my friend I just randomly told her. She was quiet after that, but still...
    bethany1990 bethany1990 22-25, T Feb 8

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    One time I left work and got in the passenger seat of my car by accident. I just shook my head, got out, got back in the driver's side then started laughing out loud at myself. I...
    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    One time, my class went on a field trip to the swimming pool. Before the pool, I had mexican food for lunch and i was filled. After about half an hour swimming, i felt stomach...
    zaptar zaptar 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Went out fully dressed a few weeks ago. Wore a white and purple striped top, black skirt and black 5 inch pumps. Looked and felt awesome. Left very early in the morning. Went...
    83218tb 83218tb 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I was working a banquet event last summer and had to move two heat lamps (they keep the food warm on buffets) to a different place on the buffet table. As I had done many times...
    MellyMelly MellyMelly 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    maybe I should say a good relationship is built out of respect trust and honesty. we all know someone or are someone with bad unhealthy relationships.
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've been with him for almost 4 years now. When I think of it, I never felt loved in our relationship. Lately I feel like he's been taking me for granted. A week can pass without...
    Brego Brego 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So I thought I'd write about this because I enjoy reading stories similar and I have one to share to all of you. Winding back four years ago, It was my first day of timetable class...
    rcammur rcammur 22-25, F Feb 8

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    My ex and I parted ways almost 6 months ago. I did not realize he was abusive until it was too late. I had known him since I was 14. We started dating when I was 16 by 17 I was...
    BriDene25 BriDene25 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    Pity you are not in australia i would totally help out
    katie81 katie81 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2