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I Had A Relationship Change Me

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    It helped me mature .

    It helped me appreciate being single.
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 18-21, F Mar 23

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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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    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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    Now bisexual. Since we talked

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

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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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    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 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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    Silverwolf86 Silverwolf86 26-30, M Nov 9

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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 4 hrs ago

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    When a relationship ends, doesn't mean the two persons had stopped loving each other. They just stopped hurting each other.
    HananAquarius HananAquarius 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Four and a half years ago, I met an amazing guy on a domestic flight (I was catching a connecting international flight). He swapped seats to come and talk to me, he took a while to...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I think deep down I'm never really been that bothered about relationships. I've had so many opportunities to date over the years, many people have just offered themselves to me...
    BabblingFool BabblingFool 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I've been dating a guy for a month now, he's lovely and we have a good time together. Last night we went out to a bar and had a couple of drinks, everything was going great and...
    Ver24 Ver24 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 11

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    I'm an affair success story. In a short period of time, my life took a direction that I never thought possible. I never saw it coming, did things I never thought I was ever capable...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just wanted somewhere to write this I guess. I got in a pretty serious relationship when I just turned 17 and it was great for the most part, we could spend whole days together...
    dch29 dch29 22-25, M Oct 28

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    Last April, not long before my 17th birthday I had gotten into a new relationship with my best friend, rather quick after coming out of a 16 month relationship. I had slept with my...
    bethscottt bethscottt 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 18

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    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Why is being in love frowned upon? Why can't two people in love be something that is encouraged and celebrated? Before you go on and say how I should stop being a kid and that I...
    fernweh126 fernweh126 22-25, F Nov 1

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    I am usually very mature when it comes to relationships and I am always honest and I usually don't react from emotion... BUT I am after all human, a young lady, young & in love...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I'm going to have a different angle on this than many people- my story is going to involve animals. if you weren't aware- some dogs can legitimately smile. Some are smart enough to...
    LadyWildFlower LadyWildFlower 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I have battled with depression for years, it all stems from a pretty rough upbringing, but then I suppose in getting off topic. I have been in a relationship with my partner for...
    marishkah marishkah 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Here's a rundown of why I'm so lost right now. Been with this wonderful woman for 9 months, with the 10th rapidly approaching. We've been through a lot in this 9 months. To put in...
    supermario1256 supermario1256 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I really want to be in a long distance relationship, but I kinda feel guilty about wanting to because I feel like I'm just trying to push away any pressure about sex. :/
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 3 hrs ago

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    over the past yr my view on "forever" has changed. i dont think there is such a thing as "forever" or "happily ever after". i see all the time how unfaithful ppl are. its just a...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F Nov 16

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    saralondono saralondono 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm really sorry for the big rant, but I'm feeling pretty panicked at the moment and I need advice. Two weeks ago, everything was perfect. I was happy, and whenever I thought...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My first boyfriend ever ruined me. We dated for 2 years and we lived a pretty good distance away but always saw each other and at one point I was staying with him. First, he was...
    cokimsta cokimsta 22-25, F Nov 12

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    Shackledreturn Shackledreturn 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    jameshasmyheart jameshasmyheart 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 19

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