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I Have Been Engaged

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F Aug 1

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    :) on the outside but :( in the inside!I've been through a lot of pain physically as well as psychologically so i've been through hell and been through a lot more than a average 21...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I have been married for 5 years but we've been together for 17. There was a significant age difference between us (she was older). Long story short, over time, I got extremely...
    vladi7 vladi7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I feel as a 30 year old woman I should be more accomplished I did everything right I've always been there for my family as they have been for me but sometimes I feel like I'm doing...
    feelingstuck30 feelingstuck30 26-30, F Jul 27

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    I have been with my bf for 4 yrs. I found out he cheated once just because the other girl found out about me and confronted me about it. They've been going out for 6 mos. He left...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Bringing relationships to completion and walking away with loving detachment: exerpt from Ch. 18 of Oneness Acceptance, unconditionally, of whatever has been presented, without the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I like to take nude summit photos. I am as much embarrassed by this as I am excited, so I make sure no one is around. Recently I was at the summit of a local mountain just...
    xxname xxname 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    so far in my life i have been to canada, usa, spain, netherlands & iceland. i've also been to scotland, ireland & wales, but seems as they're part of great britain, i'm not...
    samosborne12 samosborne12 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am currently married and unsure if I am in an abusive relationship or if I am just difficult to deal with. My husband has never hit me, but the things that he says to me and...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    We all have scars, I'm nothing special. I neither need help nor support. I don't ask for pity or advice. I understand the pain in your eyes before I see your bruises. I have been...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Well, I have been seen naked by everyone in my immediate family and all but one of cousins (a girl.) I have been seen by most of my close male friends at the gym or camping and...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I am 12 and I have been to: Bahamas Curaçao (A Caribbean island) Panama Jamaica Ecuador Dominican Rep. Many more that I cant remember and I have been to most of them multiple...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Often I go walking along the secluded part of our beach,and I always go naked.Believe me,I have been said a few times.One night I slipped out and went walking through town asked...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Aug 2

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    I was adopted at birth and the woman who adopted me raised me since birth so that is my mom or so I thought..Throughout my entire life things were a struggle..I began cutting...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    this poem remind me of my grandma, she was big on rescuing and burying any dead animals on the roads I learned alot from her LONELY DOG POEM(COPIED) ...ADOPT! Once I was a lonely...
    dannygirl89 dannygirl89 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I have lost a lot of friends and in the back of my head a little voice always says: "You should have been a better friend, you could have been a better friend but you weren't an...
    Sky233 Sky233 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    For basically all of my life.Mostly because i keep everything bottled up inside.I know its not good for me but i have kept this bottle as a Safe mode for all of my life. Just...
    UndefinedMind29 UndefinedMind29 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I've been few continents by myself. The most difficult places have been the spanish speaking countries. ( language barriers, dangerous, etc) I must say people in Peru are nice and...
    nomadic32 nomadic32 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My ex gf just got arrested yesterday for showing domestic violence towards me in our school parking lot this week. I told the witnesses to call the police, and they did. When we...
    Kiyamilan Kiyamilan 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sorry i havent been on much lately, i was going through some stuff and i started a new job last week~ and dont think im ignoring you if i dont reply to messages :( i just have had...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    i have been seen naked by my siblings during spankings and i have seen them including my brother who is 3 years older than me... my dad spanked him for pleasuring himself which is...
    valbunny valbunny 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 23

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have been to France, Italy , Russia , Indonesia , Korea , Japan , Australia , Israel , Egypt , Kuwait , Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Canada, Panama, Columbia...
    gunnerysailor gunnerysailor 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been to France,Spain,Malta,Greece,Bosnia,Turkey, India,Sri Lanka,Burma,Malaysia,Thailand,Japan, USA,Mexico,Brazil,Bolivia,South Africa,Botswana,Swaziland,Egypt,Ghana, DRC...
    Smeeg2911 Smeeg2911 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been told I have a nice voice, I was walking about the town with my mum and I guess my mum had known this woman, I said "How do you do, I'm Maryah." And she then said "You...
    Maryahsings Maryahsings 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I don't understand what I did wrong . he would come home angry from a long day at work and take it out on me . every little thing I did set him off , and he would hold me up...
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    I have been to india and malaysia
    babagaga123 babagaga123 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I have been cheated on. I walked in on my fiancé' and what I thought was my best friend. It was the BEST thing that has ever happened to me! I moved out I found myself, I started...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 26

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    I have been a lot of times. ;o I think my first was to NC from NJ when I was 3? Then I went to Dominican Republic, Disney World, Michigan. Probably NC more, but I don't really...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F Jul 27

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    I have been told I have a nice voice, even though I rarely sing in public. If I do sing in public I end up choosing a very obscure song so no one can compare me to the artist.