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I Have Never Been In a Long Term Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 201 People

    Do guys care if the girl is "inexperienced" per

    se in relationships. It's not like I'm dumb about things, I've just never had a serious relationship before. Is it a turn off for guys if the girl he's seeing has never been in a committed relationship? I often find myself scared / weary to tell guys this. Because I think it...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    At what point does this become a worry?

    Is there a consensus mark where past that time one Shiism worry?
    sharnold1914 sharnold1914 18-21, M Jun 4, 2014

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    Am I Relationship Material?

    After living 35 years I now have discovered that my worst enemy hasn’t been life or others; but simply myself.  I always wanted to be a pleaser,  in fact I fit best in this role.  I like harmony and peace, I shy at confrontation or disagreement, I am usually the first to...
    lostinlife2 lostinlife2 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    From What I Can Tell....

    I've been friendzoned again. **** sucks. I guess I should be glad to have somebody who seems cool with hanging out with me. I guess I should be happy that I had enough delusional hope left to actually think that she might actually like me when she contacted me about going hiking...
    ready2shrug ready2shrug 26-30, M Mar 19, 2011

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    Are Some People Just Not Relationship Material?

    I am a 33-year-old woman with a lot going for her - attractive (I've done a bit of modeling), intelligent (went to college on a full scholarship and also have a Masters degree), come from a solid family (I have 5 siblings and my parents are still married), cultured...
    moonmaiden76 moonmaiden76 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    Don't Know If It's For Me

    I'm only 21, so people always say I still have time to find that "special someone." Maybe they are right, but for now, I am actually fine with it. I have been in quite a few relationships, and none of them have been for more than 4 months--and in all of them, I ended it. Now don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I am 36 and never had a boyfriend.

    I have dated, but one of 2 things happens, either the guy just wants sex or the chemistry is missing. (Meaning they like me, but aren't attracted to me and I am put in the friend zone)
    oceanscalm oceanscalm 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    I Haven't Even Had A Relationship (oh Crap!)

    so i join these group because yes, i've never been on a long term relationship... hell i haven't even had a relationship. the reason accordings to some friends is that i'm way too gentle (yeah... What a good reason...) since when been gentle makes you a freak? i have 16 and...
    lost54 lost54 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    Boring Men

    at this stage i have got fed up with relationships coz no matter who i m meeting, i can only see lots of similarities of guys i met before in the ways they talk and act and how ordinary and boring these guys are, even though they have very different occupations or interests. and...
    MissisNobody MissisNobody 18-21, F Nov 25, 2011

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    I Guess Thats Just The Way It Is

    I am a 27 year old woman who is a mother to a beautiful baby boy.  Who came from one of the very short and few relationships I have experienced.  It just seems like nothing or no one seems to stick.  I would have to say my longest relationship which just ended...
    arosesmile arosesmile 26-30, F Oct 9, 2009

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    I Forgot--ooops

     I  have been in one long term relationship but he was the last. He  really broke my heart. I was 19 and he was 35. He was really sweet. He used to take my  shopping and let me borrow his car but he drank waaaay  too much and smoke  weed.  He is...
    AnonymousDiva AnonymousDiva 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    It's got to the point

    where I find it hard to imagine myself in one.
    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 22-25, M Apr 17

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    Tired Of All Of The Pressure

    I'm a 24 year old who wants to have a relationship but is scared of getting into one because I'm sick of the rejection and the hurt. I will admit that I have a lot of good qualities and many of my friends and family keep wondering why I'm still single. I've been overweight my...
    MegANN87 MegANN87 22-25 1 Response Jul 11, 2012

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    Just Another Day

    I am 26 years old and I only dated one girl for only 3 months. It is painful not to be able to experience a true loving relationship. Everyday I don't look forward to the fact that I don't have a girlfriend when I wake up every morning. I am a intelligent and nice...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 8 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I just finished college and have never been in a relationship. I've had several "almost" relationships with people... One friends with benefits situation that tore me apart, a...
    freegreentree freegreentree 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I am a 27 years african guy and have never been in a relationship before, either online or physical ...I am very shy because of my small stature and girls don't find me attractive...
    silenthill87 silenthill87 26-30, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I'm a 19 year old girl thats never been kissed, never been in a relationship, and (surprise) never had sex. I dont like myself to begin with, so its hard for me to believe a guy...
    ab524 ab524 18-21, F 3 Responses May 22

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    i.m 35 and never been in a relationship I'm terrible and terrified talking to women or ask them out I've been thinking that I'm better off not being in a relationship
    eric8811 eric8811 31-35, M 1 Response May 23

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    I am 16 and never been in a relationship. It's actually become abnormal nowadays LOL. I don't mind at all, but it only starts to bother me when I see happy couples. Or when I see...
    bradfordbadboi1 bradfordbadboi1 16-17, F 2 Responses May 23

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    I am a 23 yr old male in college and even though I have been in college for 5 years, I have never had the opportunity to meet anyone. Let me explain. In high school, I never really...
    lonelyman1113 lonelyman1113 22-25, M 3 Responses May 22

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    It's the most uncomfortable thing to say, especially at my age. And worst part of it is, am not even sure if i am ready for one. But deep down inside, I know something in my life...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 20 and I never had any kind of relationship. I see all these happy couples around me, and I feel sick, angry and sad. I hate that I feel like that. I never wanna go out because...
    Sal395 Sal395 18-21, M 1 Response May 23

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    Okay I just want to get across the fact that I'm not desperate to be in a relationship nor am I one of those guys that goes from girl to girl but, I'm 16 about to finish my GCSEs...
    CallumW CallumW 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Whining and complaining is NOT going to help anyone get into a relationship any faster. Whining and complaining is going to do the completely opposite of that.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I assume I'll be rejected so I never really even let myself feel for people romantically as a defense mechanism. I get really lonely but I'm afraid I'll never let myself let...
    CurvyQueen41421 CurvyQueen41421 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    13 years old, people. I ain't gonna give my freedom that quickly.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 24

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    I mean, I'm 14. I'm not trying to rush into life too quickly and be mindless like everybody else in my school. I just want to focus on what is important, and keep what isn't to the...
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its a strange one this. I was in a long term relationship that ended on very bad terms and was stuck for someone to go on a summer holiday with. I ended up going backpacking alone...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    Probably the longest term relationship in my life, is with my reptilian friends. All of them bite, "just like real friends", but with snakes it usually heals faster...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 4 Responses May 23

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    I am 24, I have always been an incredibly shy person. I suffer from social anxiety alot and because of that I never had a lot of friends. I am an extremely nice person, I always go...
    nlove90 nlove90 22-25, M May 9

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    My parents should have never gotten together, and thus I should have never been born.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F May 7

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    I have never been on an actual date but I might get my first this Friday at the movies to see avengers. I want to date this girl badly so I have been googling date things and...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 3 Responses May 18

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    23 and never been kissed. Thats far older than most of the people posting under this topic but i just wanted to say theres really nothing wrong with waiting if you don't think its...
    Jothic Jothic 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Has anyone here ever been to The Fillmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, Maryland? I just bought two tickets - one for me and one for my mom - to the VIP area of the venue to see...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 20

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    I'm 20 and never been kissed. All my friends have been kissed, in relationships, and had sex. At first I felt left out and felt like I was missing alot. But now that I grew up and...
    TheAlyJ101 TheAlyJ101 18-21, F May 20

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    im 19, soon to be 20 in july and i've never been kissed or had a boyfriend. the more i think about it, the more it brings me down. i feel like if it hasnt happened already, that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    I've never been to juvie, jail. and never been arrested and don't have a criminal record. Im a good girl
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    I've had a lot of time for introspection lately and I've come to the conclusion that No, I've never been in love. I've had times where I thought I might have been in love but...
    MyCircus MyCircus 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am confessing that I haven't been on a date ever. I am not ashamed or......
    AngelsinDevon AngelsinDevon 18-21, M May 19

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    No I have not been arrested and don't want too. I don't want to have to explain it to future employers.
    rubyjuly rubyjuly 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have been in a few ltr's but I would like them to last longer. I'm questioning my tolerance level but seem to choose s poor match. I really want to look at myself more inside...
    twoputt twoputt 36-40, M May 7

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    I feel rather ashamed and I'm in my 40s. Have had brief romances but it's taken me a long time to open up and get comfortable with people. Not sure how to get started. Anyone...
    graff18 graff18 46-50, M 1 Response May 17

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