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I Have Commitment Issues

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    Can't Stay In Relationships - Ever since i was young and at school, i could only go out with a boy for about a month then i would get bored. All my friends would make fun of me as...
    Stefxo Stefxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    One Person I Love - I love my wife very much. We have lots of fun together and our sex life is awesome.   I have a hard time not flirting with other women.  I do it...
    jasonthesavage jasonthesavage 31-35, M 9 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    I Can'T Commit To Things - I can't commit to anything. I get bored short time after i find something that seems interesting.. Even at work, after a couple of hours i feel like am...
    Ivan86 Ivan86 26-30, M Apr 25, 2013

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    2 Commit Or Not Commit... - Interesting topic my dear, I would have liked to know more of your thoughts about the subject.  Is it because the one you are currently with, you...
    lonewolf11 lonewolf11 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2007

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    I Just Want My Freedom - Been there done that. I like female companionship. I just like it when they are free and so am I. No dependance. No controls.
    yukon yukon 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2008

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     I Don't Even Want... -  I don't even want to get into that right now 
    OldnDaysinSF OldnDaysinSF 22-25, F Aug 30, 2009

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    A Monster'S Dilemma - I just realized that I am incapable of "being in love" and that I am also thoroughly incapable of commitment to other people. In short, I just like the...
    MonsterBeneathYourBed MonsterBeneathYourBed 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    My Predicament - Now, I had my heart shattered to pieces about 10 months ago... and I truly want love and feel I would have lot's to offer to a partner. I so badly want that...
    adorablue adorablue 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    I Need to Stop This Maddness - I have issues with commitment. I always have. I've done a lot of research and reading to try and figure out why this is. I may have the answers but I...
    tattooedthin tattooedthin 26-30 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    I have a hard time falling in love . I've dated a guy for months but I never fell in love with him. He was in love with me because I was his first real girlfriend . Any guy I've...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Nope! - i hadn't really been on ep for some time, until recently, so i thought i'de have a look at the experience groups i was a member of. and i found this one!  ha!  i don't...
    natasha9 natasha9 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    I Can't Wait Forever - I had a hard time finding the exact group. And it became obvious to me that this one was actually perfect. It was hard to admit, but I think this is exactly...
    AyanasSight AyanasSight 18-21, F Oct 16, 2013

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    I Have Never Felt Ready - Not once, have I ever felt ready to be with someone. I have lost count of the amount of men I have dated, the amount of men I have got to the 'seeing' one...
    Ella420 Ella420 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    Commitment Phobia - I have trouble following trough with things. I graduated HS in 2005 and went straight to college. I changed my major so many times. Psychology Psychobiology...
    LaBebe LaBebe 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    Oppurtinity Vs. That "Right" Feeling - I haven't really had the greatest history of monogamy, but with all that aside i have a dilemma at the moment. I'm dating a great guy, he has...
    bluecokecan bluecokecan 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2008

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    How Do I Not Be Afraid Of Men And Commitment? - When I was in high school, I practically ran from every guy the asked me out. I rejected EVERY single one. Not because I didn't find...
    PharaohAzul PharaohAzul 16-17, F 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    This Is Sad - my longest relationship has been like 4 months and im never really completely happy, I know by now that its not the woman and its all me and I dont know what to do to...
    sayiwont sayiwont 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    A Woman With A Commitment Issue Is Unheard Of - I have a friend who ldolises her partner. They have been together for a long time now and are as much in love as they were when they...
    siennalilamarie siennalilamarie 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    commitment scares me. I dated this guy for a year & it got really serious. I loved a lot of the aspects of being in a relationship. but then he said "I love you" & it scared the...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Jan 2

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    Okay so basically i have really bad commitment issues.... I think and i really don't know why. Basically i have two parents and they have been together for almost 30 years And i...
    cutiepatootie96 cutiepatootie96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Maybe I'm Just Retarded. - I don't know. Maybe it's the thought of being with the wrong person that freaks me out. Maybe I'm heartless and unworthy of love. Maybe I can't open up...
    imsohorridithurts imsohorridithurts 18-21 5 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Need To Get A Grip.. :| - So there was this guy I'd been talking to for a while (let's call him X), like day and night. We texted till 3 in the morning, and talked about the most...
    nightowl98 nightowl98 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    I think I'm scared of commitment I don't know why I am. I've had boyfriends and they all told me they loved me but I broke up with all of them, and then I've had guys fall for me...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Dec 31, 2013

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    Marriage - So today a friend of mine got married. I'm happy for her and I know it's what she wants but, I found out that I am definately terrified of marriage. So she had a very...
    RedIce15 RedIce15 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    I Can't Commit to Anything In Life - I have commitment problems in relationships and with places. I can't seem to stay in one place physically or emotionally long enough to...
    username8 username8 22-25 Feb 15, 2009

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    Every time I get into a relationship, a couple of days later, I just feel like I'm not good enough and it just makes me want to break it off. I'm either out of their social class...
    MaryRiddle3 MaryRiddle3 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I Need to Stop This Maddness - I have issues with commitment. I always have. I've done a lot of research and reading to try and figure out why this is. I may have the answers but I...
    tattooedthin tattooedthin 26-30 3 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    I'm 27 and I've been in 6 relationships that have only ever lasted a year or just over, I've broke it off with them all.. Seem to have a good reason at the time but really its me...
    ssjosie87 ssjosie87 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I Can't Commit to Anything In Life - I have commitment problems in relationships and with places. I can't seem to stay in one place physically or emotionally long enough to...
    username8 username8 22-25 18 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    I Have Major Commitment Phobia - I have just come to the break through realization that I have a major commitment phobia problem, regarding life(decision making) work and job's...
    dwirker dwirker 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    An Aversion To Men - To fall in love is to lose control, and to lose control is to lose your life… “Dooo do do do dooododo doot doot dodoot dodoot do do” Mario’s theme song...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    My ex always said I could trust him. Then he started to hurt me. Said he had the trust issues when I never said anything about him but he started rumors. So now I have trust issues...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I have marriage issues, but who doesn't?So for years my spouse has asked me to open up, to tell him what I really feel. He asked me a question and although I started off joking, it...
    2O5E4 2O5E4 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I really don't know why I have trust issues. It doesn't make sense why I do. I mean, I don't think I had them before I met my friend Isaac. But I can't be sure. Isaac has been my...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I have trust issues because of my bullying from 1st grade to 9th grade. It was a bad experience.
    Done453 Done453 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I mostly have trust issues because of bad past relationships. In my entire 18 years of living, I've dated 3 people. The first guy I dated for 2 years and he broke up with me via...
    agm0829 agm0829 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Yes I have trust issues only because I grew up most of my child hood- early teen years being lied too from people I loved. But my trust has definitely gotten stronger the older I...
    kaseymwt kaseymwt 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have daddy issues because my dad was forced out I the house because of me now it's been over a year since I talked to him! I miss him so much so now I'm attracted to older men...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believe I may have daddy issues. Although I have two brothers in my life who are kind of like a dad and I've formed very strong relationships with, I still want more. I don't go...
    AuroraDawnEstelle AuroraDawnEstelle 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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    I grew up mostly without a father. He would call every few weeks when I was a kid, but then for several years we didn't speak or see each other. I found him on facebook a couple...
    asouladrift asouladrift 22-25, F 18 mins ago

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    Every guy I have ever liked in my entire life has either not felt the same way as me, has ended up being a total jerk, has used me, forgotten me, hurt me, or has simply tossed me...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I have huge trust issues. 1: my dad, ever since he came home drunk when I was 12 and had to call the cops on him. He spent a few months away from the family. He even missed my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    The thing about me is that I need to be ABSOLUTELY sure that you will be true to your word. I don't want to find out you have lied to me next day. I've had trust issues since I was...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Trust issues are a serious thing. It angers me when people just expect me to trust them right off the bat. Not just me, but no one should do that. It's like the person doesn't...
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate having trust issues. It sucks. Especially when you're in a long distance relationship. I hate being on edge.
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Letting Go Of Him Because He Cannot Let Go Of Her- Self-condemnation is the gateway to drug abuse,suicide,and worse. When I get sick of being the child of a drug addict,convicted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My issues come from being left so many times. Also they stem from being cheated on. How will I ever be able to trust anyone again?
    BiO811HazarD BiO811HazarD 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I have very bad anger issues the littlest things set me off! I have gotten into many fights and in a ton of trouble because of my anger! I have been threatened to get sent to...
    Justanobody17 Justanobody17 16-17, F Apr 6

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    To be honest I do have some jealousy issues with my bestfriend.. And when I do I start acting all mean and I don't mean to but I don't know.. What should I do?
    itzlexx itzlexx 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriends, john, best friend,Paul, died in a car accident in November. Paul was going to marry a girl. Now my boyfriend and her talk often. Which is understandable but lately...
    dixie201425 dixie201425 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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