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I Hate Feeling Second Best

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    So I thought he liked me,

    then he met her, stopped giving me attention, messaging me and spending his time talking to me. I thought we had something. We did, right? Or what? Was I just someone who was there? Like a rebound? I'm forever being the "third wheel" or the "ugly best friend".
    sunnychoke sunnychoke 16-17, F Aug 26, 2014

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    My mom and her boyfriend have been together

    for about 2 years now... I live at home with my mom and my stepdad... Yep you read correctly... My mom and my stepdad don't speak anymore, she hates him I think but I like him better than her boyfriend... She is only happy when with him, goes in a mood if I say I want to say...
    sclarke2014 sclarke2014 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2014

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