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I Have Been Engaged

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    I have been engaged once to a man

    who I thought was my forever but he turned out to be the exact opposite. Everything was perfect until we bought our first house and moved in together. Once we did, everything went downhill. I eventually hated his every being. I hated the fact that he was even breathing.. harsh I...
    nursinggirl08 nursinggirl08 22-25, F Nov 27, 2013

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    Without a Ring:p

    haha! this is crazy. my then boyfriend actually asked me to get married, and I agreed. so, we were "engaged", in words (yeah, what a product of young, crazy love! :P)... I really, really loved him...but then, he broke my heart, and all his promises. It was tough. But...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F May 1, 2009

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    3 times (so far) married once.

    Divorced once. I'm with a woman now who puts all others to shame.
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 20

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    No Longer Sad That It Ended

    Approximately fifteen years ago, I was engaged to be married.  I broke the engagement, and I used to feel, for many years, very sad about that.   Within the past two years, I've come to realize that its ending was absolutely for the best.  I wasn't in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    Cinderella Gone Bad

    Once not long ago I had my cinderella story. I met  him at the club I worked at through mutual friends. He was here studying as a pilot with the Italian Air force, he was beautiful, like he stepped out of a GQ mag, anyways, we hit it off really well, I met his family, and...
    joylovefaith joylovefaith 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2009

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    Hiiyyaa, Kayle here :D I was engaged

    for 3 years, since I was 20, bu we knew each other for about 2 years before that, I had hoped he was the one but things didn't go so well and we're apart now, its for the best because I realise now that he wasn't my 'one' even though we did love each other, I don't hate him or...
    Kaayyllee Kaayyllee 22-25, F Sep 8

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    My Dear...

    I am sure it is snowing where you are. I hope it is, i know how much you love the snow. I miss you my dear. it has been mean years since i have held you in my arms. i listen to all your favorite songs, as if their my favorites. and, in a way, they are. i know i cant be with...
    Brokendowncar Brokendowncar 22-25, M Nov 22, 2010

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    Finally Acting My Age

    I'm 20 and was with a 31 year old who had 3 kids.  A year from October 30th we were supposed to be getting married.  It was crazy, he was controlling but I did have my own problems.  We'd get into fights and I'd end up doing most of the hitting, but he'd hurt me...
    katie316619 katie316619 18-21, F Oct 21, 2009

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    Disengaged..

    I have been engaged and was married for 20 years prior to getting divorced. I was also engaged for the past year to a man who said he wanted to marry me, and who I thought wanted to be in a loving, committed, relationship with me forever. He needs ...
    TruthIz TruthIz 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2008

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    On My Own

    We had the loveWe had the connectionWe were the best of friendsWe could have been the perfect pairThe first time he flakedI was having flashbacks for the first time,He panicked because "I couldn't stand to see you in so much pain"So he left me to cope on my own.Then he...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Feb 26, 2012

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    Finally I Found You .....

    I still remember for the first time we try to talk and share each other. We have the same story. And I don't know why, but I'm feel so comfort to talk with him. He always make me stronger and make me smile. He write a poem and a love song for me. He said that I'm his inspiration...
    azmya azmya 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    To "I am the other man", FU you coward. Thanks for your part in destroying my marriage. Yes I made mistakes but have been man enough to change and not hide.
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    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    By my voice, looks and demeanor, I must have been told I resemble Jeff Bridges. Probably at least 100 times. No hyperbole.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 7

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    I have been to Australia, New Zealand, Florida, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Barbados, the SeyChelles, Bermuda, Grenada, The Maldives, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany...
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Yes, I have been told this. Many times. There were many situations when I communicated with people for longer period over the phone only. And my nickname was "The Voice" - like...
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    I have been, but the worst part is, that person/s doesn't even know they hurt you.
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    Thinking about my life, it should have been different. I married my soul mate or what I thought was my soul mate. It hurts to think about the life we had. At one point in our...
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    This actually still scares me when I think about it so maybe it's good to get it out. Two of my closest female friends knew this guy. I never really knew much about him besides...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 16

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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    The most amazing place I have been to after visiting many countries. They have so much culture and such warm people, the beaches are amazing and they just seem so content with life...
    SumoN87 SumoN87 26-30, M Sep 21

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    I have been to Mexico and England!
    AveryWeinstein AveryWeinstein 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I have been to 27 countries. So true.
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