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I Have Been Engaged

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 54 People

    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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    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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    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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    3 times (so far) married once.

    Divorced once. I'm with a woman now who puts all others to shame.
    dacraww dacraww 26-30, M Mar 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 15 Responses Feb 15

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    I have been so many times near love .... under the sky with all the stars up there...looking at moon ... feeling my heart pumping....like a love ... but i have been so many times...
    Jackk1992 Jackk1992 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    A couple weeks ago, 6 days after my 20th birthday, I had had enough with stress and my depression. Granted, I wasn't taking my medication properly, which probably contributed in my...
    KorruptedKid KorruptedKid 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I'm glad to be here. Because before, I was past help. I didn't know how to voice my pain in any other way than that of self harm, and eventually, attempted suicide. But my mum...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F Feb 7

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    I have been going out with my girlfriend for about 5 months.. before we started dating I knew she had a male friend for over 20 years. they would go to the movies go to his house...
    ihavesomeissues ihavesomeissues 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I have been called crazy multiple times in my life, I'm not fishing for compliments. They're right by the clinical definition. My past from what I can remember has been fairly...
    Edg3Runn3r Edg3Runn3r 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    you knew i fancied you, your friends also knew. we had been getting along great, but i kinda knew we weren't going to go that way, you vaguely cited religion as a reason even...
    spiralvortex spiralvortex 26-30, F Feb 9

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    Well it's been a while since I have been on...I guess the reasons are...my boyfriend and I broke up...and I also lost my pappy about a week ago
    SexySam93 SexySam93 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 19

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    Things about where I live, my age and what I do, and about my health and my days. I have been asked why am I single.... And, now I have been asked what am I like in bed.... Am I...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    Yeah, I think I have been forgotten by the most important person in my life. He has up and forgotten me. I was, wait let me rephrase that, I AM in love with him. I have been since...
    wannaloveyou wannaloveyou 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I am currently the spouse of a cocaine addict. We have been together for 5 years and the addiction has been on and off in those years. We have a beautiful baby boy together and my...
    carriox carriox 22-25, F Feb 23

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    I have been with my husband for almost 11 years and we have two beautiful children. He has been cheating on me for the past six months. It's pretty crazy what goes on in your head...
    sunnygirl29 sunnygirl29 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A lot of people have been asking about my disappearance from Experience Project. I have had school work and the play at my schools seems to be taking over my life at the moment. I...
    ningqin ningqin 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I should not say that all men have hurt me. I do not think that all men are evil or blame everyone in my life but I have been hurt by a lot of men. I don't want to be bitter and I...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been told that I am beautiful many times. Even in a store, some people say I am beautiful. Those compliments give me a shot of confidence and make me happy for a little...
    marion13 marion13 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    My husband left my kids and I 5 years after our 6th child was born, Simon (now 11). He left me with a little money, 6 kids and a house I couldn't afford. I had to get help from my...
    Richardson444 Richardson444 56-60, F 7 Responses Feb 16

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    I wear girls clothes and got to a park at night to walk around and have been beaten up a few times I guess I deserved it
    soaked44 soaked44 46-50, T 1 Response Feb 16

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    Interesting enough, I put down a nice long replied that took a lot of thought for someone, for I really cared what she was trying to say. Unfortunately, somehow, she never...
    Sparrowhawk1161 Sparrowhawk1161 51-55 1 Response Feb 19

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    I have been to America, Indonesia, Singapore, New Zealand, Japan and China.
    LadySarahNight LadySarahNight 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 21

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    I just got back from Turkey a couple weeks ago. It definately tops my list of favorite countries! (Though Belgium was pretty great too.) I n total, I have been to Britain, Italy...
    WillowE WillowE 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    I have been bullied growing up, by other African Americans, for simply being Nigerian.
    PrettyUnique47 PrettyUnique47 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 23

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    I was once offered $$$ from a guy at the casino. He would have been about 50 and was quite attractive. To be honest I would've done it if my friends weren't there and I sure as...
    44bambina 44bambina 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    A couple of summers ago my wife was out of town for a meeting. So I took a road trip to Mazo beach. As it is only open on weekends. It was perfect weather and there must have been...
    jerbare jerbare 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 25

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    I'm 27 and have been confused for under 15...
    standingfirm standingfirm 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Have been going to counseling for a couple weeks now , am having some issues reconnecting, working on it . Last session (yesterday) exact words . Mr. ....... in our professional...
    jocu123 jocu123 31-35, M 5 Responses Feb 26

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    I have been blocked in the funniest way ever xD. I think she freaked out xD. To funny.
    DonaldC123 DonaldC123 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm proud to have been blocked by some of the people who have blocked me. They are the types that usually get blocked and thrive for that. I'm talking about the trolls. It feels...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 7

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    Stupid simply because I questioned what they believed. Abuse, because I have the capacity to use the powers of reason God given. Names and belittling because they have been...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    i never had them before this year. Last year was my 1st year at a new school, but i had no issues. At 1st they were few and far between...i would have one here or there and they...
    KizzieCamille KizzieCamille 16-17, F Feb 10

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    Can everyone please treat each other nicely?! Youngers, elders just everyone, treat them WELL, please. In going to tell you why- Your not born with a personality, it's your life...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Ageism has really messed me up. Messed is an understatement and I am really trying not to cuss but I can't think of another word to describe and make you understand HOW BAD AGEISM...
    charlieisme charlieisme 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    It isn't really a huge deal. But I'm Canadian for one. And I have been to the US, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Saint...
    thinisgoodana thinisgoodana 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11