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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 16-17, F Mar 23

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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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    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.
    thejurg31 thejurg31 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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    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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    You know most of us have been there one time in our lives, perhaps in high school, a failed relationship for whatever reasons and sometimes after the breakup there's a remorse...
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    Relationships that have failed definatly change a persons feelings and personality. No doubt. Threw all the crap ive been threw and the way people have treated me, it gets to the...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Why cant i move on from broken relationship ! I know i still love her but is been over for ages and i still cant move on !!!
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    Would you get back into a relationship with a person that is controlling of every thing in your life and theirs?? I mean to the point that they tell you what to wear????
    bub1982 bub1982 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Have been stuck in this relationship out of convenience. Can you relate?
    whitesnake7hard whitesnake7hard 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Definitely changed Me for the Better
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    You're not the same as you used to be Now you're the monster but you don't see Quit blaming our pain ALL on me You're not innocent stop pretending to be This is your fault...
    Vixen2010 Vixen2010 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I've lost someone who was never mine. And I never thought it would hurt this bad. My heart is broken, and I don't know what to do; I wanna die....
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    Yeah, all the invested energy and time just to have some who said they love you become an awful ebem
    spaeth spaeth 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    & Hopefully you come out as a stronger person in the end. Idk.. Do you? Or do you just go on living the same lifestyle that drove them out of your life to begin with? I don't even...
    Vixen2010 Vixen2010 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    yameirual yameirual 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F Apr 9

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