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I Had A Relationship Change Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 188 People

    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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    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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    Relationships

    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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    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, 2014

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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 31-35, F Oct 16, 2013

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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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    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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    Failed relationships change me. Especially the one that ended really bad. I'll never be the same girl I was before, they say don't become who hurt you and I will not. I won't be a...
    Aliyaa2 Aliyaa2 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Every relationship , good and bad always change people for better or worse. Relationships are roads. Every choices u make always lead u to happiness or sadness. We walk around...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Sometimes there are things in our life that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we really need. And sometimes saying goodbye...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I wanted to be your all, I wanted to be everything, I want to be your every need.....I wanted to do everything and anything for you, be all your need....I wanted to be your one...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jan 16

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    I just wanted to put this post on here for anyone who needs any advice or help. I went through a terrible experience with adderall and I hope to be of help to anyone who has any...
    amandafrank amandafrank 22-25, F Jan 11

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    I'm almost 33 and have never had a "real" girlfriend. I say "real" because I had a girlfriend in high school, but you're so young and it's such a learning experience can that be...
    dirtydan3 dirtydan3 26-30 5 hrs ago

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    My cousin is dating an Albanian girl and has been in a relation for couple months and he is very scared about his relationship. This is what he said... " I feel as if I've fallen...
    loverboy09 loverboy09 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    Met someone I told I love...He means everything to me. Feel our past may ruin it. Never wanted something so bad. Not giving up without a fight. I'd so move if had to. Hoping he'd...
    oakley389 oakley389 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm warning you now that my experience is a book... I'm sharing because I want those who may be going through this right now to know that only one thing will make the relationship...
    DaylightDancer DaylightDancer 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I met a guy from a dating site and we started as friends corresponding through emails and Skype. Until such time our friendship grew and we fell in love on line..we were in...
    Maces Maces 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    If been in a long distance relationship for over a year now at the start is was clingy and really Caring and loving and talked everyday. He still texts me first but maybe the past...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My relationship with my mom is... problematic, I'd say. We are in touch, however the best thing that ever happened to our relationship was distance. We love each other, but our...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F Jan 18

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    I just had one of those crazy dreams where you think everything that is happening is real, I just had a thought that maybe it's my mind trying to tell me something. I've been to...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M a week ago

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    I don't know how many of you are familiar with my story, but if not, it doesn't really make a difference. From reading all the stories of other posters, we share a similar...
    Missybad Missybad 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 4

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    A few months ago, I completely cut off my ex. We had a long and complicated history that involved a lot of emotional and verbal abuse. On his part, a lot of it was underhanded and...
    MDubs MDubs 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Today I read a lovely and inspiring story about relationships. The run down is that this lady spent a great deal of time belittling her husband over silly things. How he did them...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F Jan 14

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    I had an abortion this passed Wednesday, and I feel nothing but pain. I am a 19 year old cosmetology school graduate who back in July of last year gotten out of an over a year...
    zoey101878 zoey101878 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    It's over. I am not the same person I was, not even close. I am still in hopes that this experience will better me in someway down the line. It has, at the very least, pushed me to...
    itsmrwhiteyo itsmrwhiteyo 41-45, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    My name is Faisal Aslam. I am from Lahore, Pakistan. I am Muslim and 22 years old. I have achieved a lot of things in my life. I am a student of Bachelors. I was hired as computer...
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I'm not entirely sure he could actually be called my boyfriend, we were only 9 years old after all... His name was James and he was my neighbor from down the lane. We used to talk...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I am a 35 year "young" woman, who is divorced six years now. I have been dating a young man who is currently 25 years old. We used to live together, now I live 850 miles away. (job...
    Jenjuz79 Jenjuz79 31-35 Jan 12

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    I was recently with the woman I thought I'd spend the rest of my life with. She took me to vintage rock diners, I took her to see shows. I'm not one for wearing my emotions, but...
    ScarletSaint1 ScarletSaint1 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for almost 6 months. Recently our sex life has changed a lot. From twice a week sex to no sex for a month. He enjoys holding my hand and kisses me...
    kiyomiky kiyomiky 31-35 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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    I am a Mexican female dating a Chinese male. We are both first generation Americans from traditional families. I was raised in El Paso Texas and he is from Chicago. We share...
    olivepop4ever olivepop4ever 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    When I think about this time of year and the opportunity it gives us to reflect on what we are thankful for, my first instinct is to just say "Nothing. Life sucks and there is...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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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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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a little over 4 years. In September of 2013, he ended our relationship so abruptly. We had been going through a rough time and we had...
    sadei311 sadei311 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 7

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    I have been single long enough. I'm definitely totally ready for a relationship. I haven't had the best of luck and it's about time that changed
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 20

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    This may not mean anything to you...but I offer it in good faith to think about. " If you keep doing what you have been doing, you'll get the response you have been getting" I...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M Jan 7

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    normally I keep my relationships a secret. it isn't something I share. but I need to write. I need to get these thoughts, these emotions out of my head.so I'm writing to him. this...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 8

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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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    So after my ex had been trying to get back with me for several months. I gave in. He moved back in with me for 10 mths and before you knew it the arguments started and increased...
    road2recovery road2recovery 31-35 Jan 14

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    I found my other half 6 years ago and I was told that our relationship was an example for others. But selfishly I went to war and came back different. The old me is gone and my...
    TrustworthyEric TrustworthyEric 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Really all these years we have been through the good, the bad, and the ugly. Our relationship began to fall apart for the 100th time and I was sick of fighting to be loved so I let...
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    This is pretty deep for a first time post but I really need a way to vent about how I'm feeling about my husband. We had a bit of a fall out last June. Our daughter was living with...
    mrsbittersworth mrsbittersworth 22-25, F Jan 21

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    I had an abortion on January 21st, 2015. I chose the surgical procedure with general anesthesia because I didn't want to see, hear or witness what I was about to do because I'm...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Im trying to make "changes" trying key word here..Yeah im being hypocritical right now cause it's 5:27 am and im here instead of sleeping but whatever..I need to write let off some...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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