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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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    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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    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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    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
    ShadowofanAnglophile ShadowofanAnglophile 36-40, F Nov 18, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    They make me travel today..expediting work.. Looking at the address made me numb..2 hrs drive and it is 3 blocks from the place my ex fiancee used to work..or still working, idk...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 5 Responses May 7

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    I suppose there are successful marriages...but the statistics say there are more ending than those staying together ... Furthermore there is no real way to gage/ measure if those...
    Toomuchsoul Toomuchsoul 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    We met and texted all day everyday, we spoke on the phone every day, sometimes for hours. We connected A couple months later she stopped calling. When I called her it was always...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M May 7

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    The super hot moody foreigner, interesting, sweet, equipped with a nerve buzzing smile and hugging capabilities that engulf the expanse of soul along with the body. crushing on me...
    mocksea mocksea 22-25, F Apr 27

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    Well.... I'm Chinese (but I was born in and still live in Indonesia lol) and I've always wanted to have a western boyfriend.... My friend told me that western people tend to be...
    salmon140301 salmon140301 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I think interracial relationships are great, ive had a few of my own.
    forevernostalgic forevernostalgic 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I got a 18 yrs old girl on whats-app a year ago, I am 25 we got into a very close friendship after few months, we had enjoyed many parties, dances, matches. I deeply involved in...
    nitinmane nitinmane 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have had them . ive been hurt too many times too badly . I can't take it any more . you give your love to someone , you trust them and they throw it back in your face by hurting...
    devilgirl123zombie devilgirl123zombie 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    last night my boyfriend and I had our first swingers dinner together. it ended up being a lot of fun and I would definitely do it again. I never knew I'd enjoy pleasing someone...
    millerandm1 millerandm1 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    There are plenty of careers in middle management. In my field it is hard to find anyone who hasn’t had a divorce. I was blinded by the income partly because I could provide...
    oconnorleah oconnorleah 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I was driving along thinking how great it'd be if my ex met someone and they stayed together and he became a reasonable person and interactions about the children became easier...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses May 1

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    It all goes back to May of 2012. At the time I was still in the process of disputing my claim for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and still coping with the worst of my severe...
    WorldCreator WorldCreator 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I just need to vent, not even looking for advice. I love my boyfriend to death, we've been together 3 years but I feel like its coming to an end or hopefully a change. When I first...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Key word in my search for a group was CHANGE. There were so many choices and all sounded just as good as the other but then right in the middle was this one, which just seems dead...
    starzbound2fall starzbound2fall 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I'm not scared just overly cautious. You just never know. That's the scary part. Disney movie relationships exist in Disney movies. In real life things happen in relationships...
    thenyunderdog thenyunderdog 26-30, M 3 Responses May 8

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    I am a man. For a long time I defined myself as gay -- I was attracted to guys, had a lot of sex with them and had three relationships, one lasted for 8 years. I can't say that I...
    diquray diquray 31-35, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I can distinctly say that he's been on my mind, ever since, we got together. I have told myself many times that it's silly to crave someone who doesn't want you anymore, but I'm...
    ArcticNorah ArcticNorah 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    So my boyfriend and I have been together for a year now and I am glad that he is in my life, I consider him my bestfriend, but so much has changed since when we first started...
    dfe213 dfe213 18-21, F May 13

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    Well i had a break up that change my life...or should i say my outlook on relationships. i dated this guy briefly for a few months but it felt like we knew each other forever. Such...
    Lola0821 Lola0821 22-25, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Katie, she was amazing, I have a mental illness and so my mind is not always clear, after I got out of jail for drug possession and went into recovery they changed my meds around...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So many of my ideas have changed so drastically lately! It's nuts! Part of me wonders if this is just a stage or if this is for good. I used to be so conservative. Believed in...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'm tired once again. I'm finding I am better off by myself. I hate this merry go round relationships send you in. I can guarantee one thing now days, relationships will end. There...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F Apr 26

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    My ex and I relationship was up and down... He was my first relationship and my first experience doing a lot of things with.... We lasted one year together.... I'm not sure what...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    When I look back at my life, my friends, my family, the world in general, it is undeniable that everything and everyone changes over time. Therefore I feel unable to promise to do...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    They say you don't know what you've got till its gone. True, but in a slightly diferent way. took me maybe a month or two to realise her leaving was the best thing to ever happen...
    theonlyonelikeme theonlyonelikeme 36-40, M Apr 25

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    I personally believe that a breakout can come from any relationship, not just a romantic relationship. The breakup that changed my life was when my dad started to lie to and...
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    My father was very abusive when I was growing up. He never physically abused me, but he physically abused my brothers. He was also emotionally abusive with them as well as my...
    Mickkeyy Mickkeyy 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2

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    don’t even know where to start with this, but this is for me so what the hell about grammar and what not. On the 29th of October 2014 my life changed forever, maybe make that...
    thingsalright thingsalright 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I've had an online friend for 6 years and we still haven't met. Money is an issue. It's not a catfish type of thing. We've been friends on Facebook on our real accounts all this...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 1 Response May 8

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    Help me to find out what was it, I’m truly horrified! Two years ago I went to the university. There was a girl. She was kind of strange. In general, she acted normally, and just...
    bethzing0907 bethzing0907 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    HOW can everything change so quickly? I was truly in love with him and he acted like he was in love with me . we are both university students and we preserved through so much in...
    laxmeg9 laxmeg9 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It was a Friday night when we all as a family were exited that it was my sweet sixteenth birthday. It was a windy day in May and through the night. When i woke up this morning it...
    random07 random07 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    6 years ago:I had someone telling me for the first time (in my entire life) that he loved me, that frightened me more than anything! Suddenly I could see myself as my parents...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I too am confused about my relationship with a man I met about a month ago. It began as sweet, charming, and a strong physical attraction, although we have not slept together. We...
    stargirl84 stargirl84 26-30, F 2 Responses May 4

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