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I Have Been To The Gates Of Hell But They Wouldn't Let Me In

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    I am in a relationship. It has been almost 3 years. I have struggled almost the entire relationship with urges to leave. I have justified staying by saying things to myself like...
    Shaman1985 Shaman1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    We used to be friends, we used to spend hours just talking even though he had a girlfriend I fell for him, I never told him so we remained friends through the years I left home got...
    nounou0728 nounou0728 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I am currently angry... I've been talking to this guy and I thought he was different and he likes me I like him, but I have caught him out on a couple of lies and I told him, his...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Tonight my husband told me since I'm not going to get a job & provide for myself he's leaving. He said it's not his responsibility to keep me in my habits we've been married for 23...
    Poohbear1974 Poohbear1974 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I want cry but I can't because I'm in public and everyone will be looking and in front my friends I can't too because I have to pretend to be happy to avoid them asking...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Iv been too two different mental hospitals and iv been to one of them twice. So iv been in the mental hospital 3 times in all. It was a very interesting experience. The first time...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I still can't sleep. I keep replaying everything in my head 14 years of verbal and physical abuse. It would be nice to talk to a counselor but they aren't free. I finally left...
    Cheetah2210 Cheetah2210 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    Ever since I can remember, my immediate family members have looked out for themselves. My mom won't do something unless it's financially convenient for her and my half sisters...
    acamacho4 acamacho4 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Many times and for many reasons. Most I don't know. It hurts my feelings and I know it shouldn't. I can understand my exes blocking me. They simply don't want me in their lives...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Once again I find myself as an inpatient at a psych ward. I have been under a lot of stress the last two weeks as there are projects to finish and exams coming up soon. I had been...
    lisa7 lisa7 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    At the end of year eight, I got a boyfriend. He wasn't my first. But after others found out, some girls started saying some really mean things. One of them told my boyfriend that...
    SelJKoo SelJKoo 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I tried getting into a relationship for many many years but failed 11 girls i tried to date(not all at the same time). Mid september i was invited to a party and i met someone who...
    r3zzkid r3zzkid 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    I swear I'm not crazy. Everyone always thinks I am but I'm not. I went only because I was sick of talking to doctors and wanted some sleep after 32 hours of being awake. While I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27

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    When I abandoned this place several months ago, I promised myself that all of the things I wouldn't be able to say to the next person I'll be admiring should be written in a...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Oct 30

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Oct 31

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    Being stalked well was one of the weirdest and f**ked up time of my life, Recently Graduated tertiary studies and was about to join my dream career, So anyway at the start of 2013...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Okay so I just HAD to post this one up. So sometimes when a person blocks me, I like to throw them a curve ball. I will get a friend of mine to send them a message on my behalf...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 2

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    Now that's it's been a few days since we've broken up I am starting to see what happened from a different perspective. At first I just wanted to forgive and reconcile. Then I was...
    theresawallis theresawallis 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    A letter to the mother of my unborn twins... Well this certainly sucks big time.. I have totally flipped my life around for you and only you, made enemies out of people I have...
    lerz2000uk lerz2000uk 31-35, M Nov 16

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    I hate when people tell me my life isn't bad. I bet you wouldn't be saying that if you had to live it? Yes... I've been depressed, I've been bullied, I've been pushed to the side...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 30

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    Hello, I am a 21 year old girl who can proudly say that one year and 7 days ago I made the decisions to finally be strong and leave my abusive boyfriend. This is not the easiest...
    brittany122 brittany122 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Fattybumbitch You're a fraud. Blocked just because I asked for a 'now' pic. After you sent an old (probably fake) pic. What a waste of my time...hopefully others won't be as dumb...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I date women. Mom was a single mother. She dated, a lot. Has childhood matters of her own. I never grew up around a man that didnt drink, scream, hit, beat, do drugs, and im...
    ScaredButterfly75 ScaredButterfly75 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    So last night I went to visit s friend at her dorm and wound up crashing there (My husband worked that night so I just didn't go home). Me and my best friend have an understanding...
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 15 Responses Nov 14

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    Earlier in the week, one of my coworkers was going off on a rant about working. I didn't catch all of it, but as I was walking in, I overheard him say the following: "....the...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    So if you have been following my story at all you know that I am kinda odd and keep getting myself into some strange circumstances. My ex husband is one of 5 children. He has 3...
    daughterofapreacherman daughterofapreacherman 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay so I've never told anyone this story before, it's just too painful. I know it doesn't seem like a lot but what happened has really influenced me. This was a couple of years...
    Cazjarvo Cazjarvo 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 25

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    My first boyfriend ever ruined me. We dated for 2 years and we lived a pretty good distance away but always saw each other and at one point I was staying with him. First, he was...
    cokimsta cokimsta 22-25, F Nov 12

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    I wish i could say my father was a stupid man. but hes not. hes incredibly intelligent and controlling. In front of people hes charming and sweet, and he seems very open minded...
    n706 n706 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 16

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    The lying is the hardest part for me. I always tell my husband that I can deal with a horrible truth better than I can a simple lie. When I catch him and know he has relapsed, I...
    jessie620 jessie620 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I wouldn't advise it! I did this for years! And it just leaves you feeling sad and depressed. And there's every chance that things you 'remember' weren't exactly how they actually...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M a week ago

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    Another time that I could recall, would be at lunch. I happened to pick wearing woman's underwear that day, regular. I was by myself at lunch, minding my own business...when a...
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I know he likes her and she likes him. But they haven't been on a date since she is frustrated with how he is so clueless. I don't think they are suited for another; she is very...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    When I found out my spouse of 18 years cheated on me I was devastated. The first thing I felt was a stomach ache. Then I had pain in my neck and shoulders. Had trouble sleeping...
    AloneRestless AloneRestless 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 7

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    I am not one to judge because I don't want to be judged. simple enough. I have been threw a lot of stuff that has put me where I am at now. so I can't judge because I myself am not...
    gentlyyours707 gentlyyours707 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    I have never judged anyone when they were being open and honest with me. It's always best to listen calmly in my opinion and then if something needs to be addressed the person is...
    MyDaddysSpecialGirl MyDaddysSpecialGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I want to ask him if I he actually still cares, or is he just scared to be alone. I'm not sure anymore. Whenever something is wrong or there's an argument, he's quick to buy...
    SadZweibel SadZweibel 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I always have been told that I have a nice voice , but when it comes to recorded voices or phones I become really baby voice! I'm 22, and yesterday I called a resturant to order...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 4

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    Here right now. I'm ******* upset today. They're not letting the guy I like go out for smokes cuz they caught us making out. and that's the only alone time we get. Thought it...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I lived in the uk for about 22 years and in those years I moved for one place to another searching for better life but unfortunantly I ended up to the first place where I first...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I have been with my husband for 7 years and we have a good relationship, but he freaks out whenever I want to go out without him. I have done this once since as long as I can...
    gloria1230 gloria1230 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Last year I was in a psych ward because I became obsessed with suicide and my friend started to become suspicious once I tried to give her my laptop. I had a plan, and the day I...
    MerDerLoves MerDerLoves 22-25, F 6 days ago

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