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I Had A Relationship Change Me

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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
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I ended a long term relationship recently. Feel great. Then....ran in to an old boyfriend who was awesome and I messed up. He wants me back....definitely forgiveness and love. Too...
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    My boyfriend and I broke up, after giving eachother a break... I still have feelings for him it's been near a month. I can't move forward . I still feel it's worth fighting for...
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    Almost proven factual by dozens
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    It did, 90% for the better.. I'm far wiser, more sensitive, and I hve better sensibility on looking at life.. I saw my mistakes, I realised my flaws, I know what I want, what to...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    This was when I was younger. I started doing this in high school. Before I was taking testosterone I had to change up how my voice sounded, so that it didn't sound to weird. I...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 10

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    Now that I have gone through some things and had made son brash decisions, I have decided to become ready to pursue a real relationship where I am the light and sole person of his...
    Babygirl872901 Babygirl872901 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I am walking on eggshells. Every single day I am told that I am not good enough and need to change. instead of encouragement, I get discouraged. I love my Bf. I want to BF...
    jessiroseca jessiroseca 26-30, F 1 Response 52 mins ago

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    An emotional day today. Our country's founding father's wake was today. A shift is felt. This is time of sadness but also brought upon some reflection. A time where I ask what's...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Top ten questions about relationships with psychopaths/narcissists. I took this from the site psychopathfree.com. I found it to be very helpful. 1. Is he / she really a psychopath...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I left my ex and now he's being extra nice to try and win me back, it's so confusing!! I met my now ex partner a few years ago through a friend, we became good friends and I loved...
    Talaspirit Talaspirit 22-25, F Mar 11

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    Last year the last day of school... It was really intense because we knew things would change from there No more would we see each other often because he was graduating and I would...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm currently in a fantastic relationship but I love getting attention from other men.
    klingesm klingesm 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    My boyfriend feels so clingy sometimes that it drives me up the wall. And I feel guilty about feeling this way because the only way to keep the relationship alive is through...
    emeraldangel523 emeraldangel523 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I want to rejoin the dating game... well, no... that's not exactly true. I actually really just want to have someone that I can grow to love and will do the same for me. I want...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Mar 15

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    its weird how someone could meet so much to you in high school and suddenly forget your existence as soon as they enter post secondary . this happened to me in grade 12, my friends...
    thebigtimedreamer thebigtimedreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I've finally been able to convince my husband that I really do want to be in a relationship like this, although I refrain from referring to my desired relationship as DD or TIH...
    taliahood taliahood 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    So I am writing this more to vent but I also need advice. I have been with my boyfriend since 2010. the first few years were great. I felt loved and he I loved him dearly. he made...
    doubtful09 doubtful09 18-21, F Mar 11

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    So I am writing this more to vent but I also need advice. I have been with my boyfriend since 2010. the first few years were great. I felt loved and he I loved him dearly. he made...
    doubtful09 doubtful09 18-21, F Mar 11

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    My boyfriend wants a non-monogamous relationship. He keeps saying he loves the connection we have, and he says he feels like it would still be there between us even if we broke up...
    Jarka123 Jarka123 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Last July I started to break up with this guy, and in his twisted mind he thought raping me would bring me back. I got through it and months later I thought I could completely...
    Anon787 Anon787 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 2

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    It's complicated. I'm finally with a man that I love. He's four years older than I am and he has a nice little apartment and a wonderful job. At first, we got along so well. I felt...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm writing because I'm having some doubts. I was in a relationship for 3 years with someone who was clearly a narcissist I caught him cheating on me almost a year and a half ago...
    annaalt annaalt 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    They say affairs change you. I can truthfully say they are right. Whether for the better or for the worse affairs do change us... They make us question our inner being, our values...
    LostSoul1212 LostSoul1212 26-30, M 7 Responses Mar 16

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    I have dated a few different girls in my life. Yet, after a few dates we went our way or just ended up becoming friends. In my teens I was awkward in both my looks and my feelings...
    Jay50000 Jay50000 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I despise my ex-gf... It's not just her that bothers me, it's also how much it affected me. I'm embarrassed that I can be so derailed by a person. I haven't been the kind of guy...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    So I write this because I would like some outside opinions about my relationship with a lovely man. Some background, I recently started going to university and have been learning...
    EngineergirlTheta EngineergirlTheta 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for almost three years and its been a huge rollercoaster. He's treated me really bad: leaving me alone to cry, not calling me back...
    ma12345678 ma12345678 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    It's currently 11:58pm Friday night. My beloved has had work at 3pm and would finish around 9pm. Yet he is not home. (no call, no nothing) We live in a small country town with two...
    belynda01 belynda01 22-25, F Mar 6

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    so pretty much. me and my boyfriend of a year and a half aren't together. he said he wants a break. it is my first 'break up' or 'break' ever. we are both 21. its weird bc we are...
    insanityler insanityler 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I needed to write this post to remind you to use your words really carefully. I had first had experience on Saturday of writing something I thought very innocent but was taken...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    One Day he is Good he is happy everything is perfect we are happy and that would last for days or sometimes one day After every good thing like after every time something good...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F Mar 19

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    i am still married to him..almost 4 years now... he look like a normal guy u see with quite a stable job and love his son. but he hit me. he kick punch me and he never regret...
    belladross belladross 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    This story is about me and my journey that got me to this point. I'll start right from the beginning. It all started when I missed my period. This had happened to me in my life...
    Neha3 Neha3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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