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I Had A Relationship Change Me

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    Relationships,They change us,Hopefully for better,One thing's for sure,They're an experience!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Oct 9, 2012

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    Hawaii...

    Blah! This is a pervasive element in my life, but it's changed me, I'm quite a bit more aware of who I am and am not because of my best relationship.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    Kamilan

    Myself I use to be one to follow the leader in relationships always trying to please.That was the nature of who I was .I loved a man so much at one time I idolized him and thought he would never let me down. That's when I found outin life that when you love someone sometimes they...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F 1 Response May 16, 2012

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    Now bisexual. Since we talked

    and drank. After caring.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    I Came For The Group Logo But Stayed For The Truth Of It...

    Every single relationship that meant anything at all to me has left its indelible marks on my soul. If a butterfly can flap it's wings in the rainforests of Brazil and cause a hurricane in Tokyo how can anyone think that letting someone in your heart, soul, life and bed not...
    MynameisTed MynameisTed 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    My first love messed me up way more

    than the 13 horrible years with my ex husband ever could. That was only a year and a half but still more damaging than my marriage. Now I want nothing to do with love really. A guy would have to be ******* amazing to change that
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 18

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    I Still Love Her

    I have always been bi-sexual and loved both men and women in both a romantic and sexual way but when i met sara-jayne my world changed, she was everything i'm not, slim, sexy, eyes to die for and beautiful hair. her character just spoke for itself she really is loved by everyone...
    doctorpaula doctorpaula 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2012

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    Every Relationship Has A Lesson

    Every relationship I have been in that has ended has forced me to take a long genuine look at myself and see what lesson needs to be learned. What responsibility did I have in the failure of the relationship? Even an abusive relationship can change us for the better if we...
    LoveisNotEnuf LoveisNotEnuf 26-30, F Oct 16, 2013

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    we were never in an actual relationship. we were suppose to be friends I guess. god only knows how u define it. the point is id say after taking a stand its now over. I can say I...
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    The last few months of my life have been absolute hell. I've felt so alone and trapped by the sadness inside. For a 13 year old girl my personality is very mature, sarcastic and...
    JewelClara4 JewelClara4 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have several friends with BPD. My one friend I'm getting pretty close to she has distance herself somewhat from me however I talk to her in a language she understands. I do my...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm trying so hard to forget him and it's killing me inside not knowing what's happening with him. I need some input please. Please feel free to share your thoughts. I met this...
    sweetnovember29 sweetnovember29 41-45, F 7 Responses 1 hr 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 2 hrs ago

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    I know and understand the meaning of an emotional affair but need to get others opinions. Back in 2002, my wife took her current teaching position in our local school district...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    Many believe past relationships are a sign of failure or time they wasted with the wrong person. Yes, relationships leave us with feelings of sorrow, uncertainty, and guilt but...
    Paris46 Paris46 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Staying the same is my comfort zone!I guess I'm afraid of change because every change i've had that i know of has been bad...I always like planning and always been organised so...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Another thing I find very important that I feel is lacking from all of my previous relationships is I am tired of being told so many promising things by my (in)significant other...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    My boyfriend has been in jail since October 6th. Before he went away we had hit a rough patch in our relationship. I was feeling really distant and didn't really give him any...
    Fkinnon Fkinnon 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I can't change what happened in the past. I can only live in the present and be the best wife so that I will always be number one, even if sometimes (because I dwell on the past to...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Talking may help. I keep wanting to seek counseling but something is holding me back. My ex husband was a binge drinker and was cold and emotionally abusive and with held affection...
    Messybutbeautiful Messybutbeautiful 31-35 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have always wondered why modern society frowns upon May/December relationships. Unless you are a "rock star", or 'famous actor or actress, in which case you can date anyone of...
    lakesunandsummertime lakesunandsummertime 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Well... Certainly I'm not in a 5 thousand miles relationship, but it's enough for me to miss her a lot. We are in a mere 170 miles distance relationship, we got really close last...
    Blsgouros Blsgouros 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Over the past month I have had quite a few life changes. Some good, as well as some bad. I've been seeing someone who is quite lovely to me. Never once have I had a man treat me...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I am not strong enuff to end this relatioship. I married the guy who claimed to love me a lot ,and I thought this is all I would need to stay happy .I was 22 and he was 30 , but...
    knowinglystupid knowinglystupid 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I met a very beautiful girl 6 months ago. After hanging out many times we got to trust each other. We started telling each other about everything of ourselves. She told me that she...
    saadms1 saadms1 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    At the beginning of the post, I wrote something about myself and important things. If you can't read all, skip the first part untill: "NEW YEAR- AWAKENING" I'm 20 years old. Am...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    So I met this girl about a month ago and I don't just throw my self at every pretty girl that walks by mostly because I'm kind of a coward when it comes to that stuff, but I also...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm writing here because I feel like I don't have anyone in my life who cares enough to listen to my problem. The man I've fallen in love with is causing me extreme emotional pain...
    pandagirl09 pandagirl09 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Wow there is so much I want to say because this is the first time I'm saying anything about what has happened to me and how I really feel. I'll start at the beginning I met a guy...
    blondebroken blondebroken 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I've been dating a guy for a month now. I am starting to become worried about the changes in myself. I can't work this guy out and I need advice. When we first met he was very...
    Ver24 Ver24 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Firstly, I love dogs. I grew up with them all my life. Secondly, I am dating a guy who has two dogs. He loves them to death like any other parent loves their child. Having them...
    crimsonfleur609 crimsonfleur609 26-30, F Dec 16

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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 days ago

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    Life has been a long lonely life for me. I hate the fact that women do not want me, and never wanted me. I hardly had any relationships my whole life, and been rejected all and...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    My relationship with my boyfriend was amazing. We had our ups and down like most couples, but nothing to worry about. But everything changed when he brought home a female friend...
    IbelithLP IbelithLP 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I get inspirational emails from time to time from a website I belong to. I wanted to share this with everyone. Hugs ! Why Women Become Emotionally Devastated By A Relationship...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    Over the year, I met a woman who would soon become my best friend. We shared everything together. We were inseparable at one point. Then, we started dating. And I soon learned what...
    Wanderlord Wanderlord 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I gave everything to this man I now see why his baby mother left him. Some Men have a way of making women go crazy. Our reactions are from their actions. I tried to prove my love...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    My boyfriend has been living with me for about 5 months. Everything was great at first, but now everything went sour. He stays awake all night, and sleeps all day. I actually feel...
    cyacalum cyacalum 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am afraid of relationships. So much so I have learned that it prevents me from having relationships. Even if I have met someone and we are planning to do something, I'll cancel...
    VarianWrynn VarianWrynn 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 26

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    As you look out your window, you can see the beauty. The changes of the scenery. Sunshine, and the glow upon the freshly bloomed petals. The rain, and the darkness which surrounds...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    They say your first heartbreak is the hardest. You're sixteen, innocent and overwhelmed by the feelings of love and bam--he's gone. I gave him everything. The distance between us...
    kmviolinist kmviolinist 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Oh, I think too much. Every time I go out, listen to music or watch TV there is always something there to remind me of you. Life has been so different without you. As bad as it...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 7 Responses Nov 29

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    "The Flow of Life" Our lives are a river of relationships and meaning. Connection, movement and change keep us flowing. Movement forwards and movement backwards with strength...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    I haven't posted in a while and I hope you are all doing well. Today makes a year since my life was turned upside down. Not by my affair, as it hadn't started yet. But turned...
    Suzanne1976 Suzanne1976 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 17 and still at school. I arranged to have an abortion as soon as I found out I was pregnant when I was only 6 weeks on. When I found out that I was pregnant, my boyfriend had...
    anon1023 anon1023 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    That hot day you were sitting on the recliner in front of your house as I biked by and stopped to say hello. What would have happened had not stopped or if I had gone inside with...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 Nov 26

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