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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    First and for most let me clarify that I am head over heels in love with my man. I am constantly thinking about him, can't wait to see him, always want him near me. Sad, I know. I...
    amidoingthisright amidoingthisright 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    when I was 20 I had an affair with a 42 year old married man, there were no children in the marriage. Anyway we fell in love and were together for a couple of years and at one...
    SandraDaphnee SandraDaphnee 51-55, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am a 23 black woman that is interested in interracial relationships. I am an artist (sketch, paint and etc) and l has always been colored blind l look at a person’s character...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Lately I've been really struggling and worried....Its been over a year since my abortion and recently I've just been wishing that I'll be pregnant again. I'm in a new relationship...
    Bunny808 Bunny808 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not though. We have our moments when things are great, but we are so terrible for one another. Some times I wish things would never change and other times I wish he would leave...
    stillspinning stillspinning 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Trying to gather up my life. I'm always there for him. I like him. I don't know if it's love or not. But when he ignored me for the other girl and made me cry and cry for hours...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I used to have a really great relationahip with my dad, visit him on weekends, but when I was around 14 he started dating people. It didn't bother me that much its just that he...
    PoisonedxxApple PoisonedxxApple 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone. I met this great guy about a month ago. Everything was going well. He was very caring, texts me and called me daily and was even willing to come see me even though he...
    kadmoore1102 kadmoore1102 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    it is really starting to hurt to watch people & time pass by with no one to share it with. I have only ever found 1 person who I truly connected with (& I messed it up being a dumb...
    willmsmith willmsmith 36-40, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I lost a bet to my friend Abbie.As a forfeit Abbie told me with exaggerated enthusiasm and an evil smile " Lucy since you lost I want you to run around the neighborhood...
    Naked01 Naked01 18-21, F 9 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    He was a physical and emotional abuser of my mom, me & Siblings, I don't know how my mom married this stupid guy.... !!! But to be honest he changed my life to choose right path...
    bak4u bak4u 26-30, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I don't think books can change lives. but if we really want to change our lives they can help in showing the right path..
    bak4u bak4u 26-30, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Before you read this, please no hate. I am a real person and this is my real story. And I came here for emotional support, not hate because of the things I have written. This is...
    Jklyns Jklyns 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I used to despise society and still do, but to a lesser extent. I used to ignore what I couldn't change. But I can't pretend in a reality that feels so real. I'm afraid my...
    MatchedWithBlack MatchedWithBlack 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Here's one to cringe at. Sixth grade PE. This was my third time getting my period? I hadn't told my mom, I was too embarrassed. So instead of pads, I used toilet paper. I'd...
    MatchedWithBlack MatchedWithBlack 16-17, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I thought he was the man I was going to spend my life with at 21 and 5 years into our relationship I knew that was no longer a possibility. Me and T. Had an amazing relationship...
    2015dao 2015dao 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm in this long distance relationship and it sucks. I've been with this beautiful women of mine for eight months now and she had to move on the other side of the US to further...
    Sean49 Sean49 22-25, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    If you'd asked me even a year ago whether I'd seriously consider the idea of just about anything other than the standard relationship path, I probably wouldn't have laughed at you...
    DragonwolfDreamwalker DragonwolfDreamwalker 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Where to start ..... Met this guy MM 5.5 years (dec 2009) ago. Just separated from husband. Got into this new relationship and things were fine to start off with. He was seeking...
    RozieG RozieG 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been dating a guy for 6 years. we live together. About a year ago I became insecure when my boyfriend befriended a co worker. After a fight, he told me he deleted her number...
    Missliz02 Missliz02 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Bad relationships even marriages slowly creep up on you. starts out with little small things, like white lies, trust , getting over with sneeky things. This is a person showing...
    dizzylou dizzylou 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Failed Relationships do change people alot when i was primary 2 a girl confessed to me that i think i also like her cause its too young to understand love. But as we couple we go...
    jefeer jefeer 18-21, M a week ago

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    I just need to get this off of my chest. I wasn't in love with my boyfriend when we became a couple. I am a very difficult person to be interested in because I don't believe that...
    chumbal chumbal 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I am drowning in an ocean inside, but I have to fake a smile to everyone on the outside. My ex ap just proposed to his girlfriend, and I am crushed...mainly because our...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 17 Responses Aug 24

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    I've been sober for a year. I love the person I'm stepping up to become...for myself, for my children. Unfortunately, my husband is using alcohol more and more often to disconnect...
    andrewstoyou andrewstoyou 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I have to get this out of me, I have to share this story I cannot even believe myself...how a total stranger not only changed my life, but saved my life. I have went trough alot...
    somedude92 somedude92 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm not here to bash my love. I miss her and I ****** up. She was beautiful, smart, witty, talented, and she has life by the balls. Did I mention beautiful? Am I on the pity pot...
    Lilcuppa Lilcuppa 70+, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Highschool Sweethearts My husband and I have been together for 11yrs. we got together the summer after junior yr of high school in Hawaii. We were inseparable. As soon as we...
    dejayla06 dejayla06 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I used to have a great relationship with my father he was an alcoholic but he wasn't mean. after I moved away from home he found Christ which is wonderful but it changed him and so...
    shawncie shawncie 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    yup! they sure do, im hoping to learn from mistakes, tho.... I don't wanna repeat them. what doesn't kill us, makes us stronger! but, yes I think my failed relationship s have...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 18

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    Hello me and my ex girlfriend were together for 12 years we had our ups and downs but stuck through it. In the 9th year together I bought us a home. We moved in and for three years...
    Madmanwithabox29 Madmanwithabox29 26-30, M Aug 18

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    I've had a couple of best friends in which the relationship lasted for maybe a year or longer, then they replaced me or just flat out stopped talking to me. I blame myself for way...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm 23. I just moved 7months ago to LA from a country 8,000miles away from here. 3months ago I met this guy who is 20 and still goes to college in Wisconsin. His cousin is the...
    JUSTME1217 JUSTME1217 22-25, F Aug 17

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