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I Have Never Been In a Relationship

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    I wanna find someone to be my everything.

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    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 4 Responses May 5, 2014

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    Well..... Not Really I Guess!

    Well I have had about 4 or 5 Gfs but each relationship only lasted like 4 or 5 months!! and they all broke up with me!! Now that's BAD!! they usually say that I'm way too busy and don't spend enough time with them, or that I need to be more affectionate...it sucks, but all I can...
    TheRenegade TheRenegade 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    I'm a 20 year old female

    and I have never been in a relationship. ever. Some people see it as a bad thing, while others acknowledge and appreciate it. Most people question it though- always asking why? The answer is I don't know. I dont know why I have never made a connection with a guy. But what I DO...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I was in one. but it was

    so awkward and we got no where so I don't count it. we liked each other it just didn't go well. don't know how I'd do in a real one.
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I told myself I wont post anything anymore

    about me being alone and lonely and sad about my none existent lovelife... but recent event made me write and I just have no one to share this except to you guys online... So recently I've downloaded an app that lets me chat with other people near me. My friend suggested I try...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 36 Responses Jan 6

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    I have never been in a relationship with anyone.

    Makes me feel lame sometimes but right now I am confused. Yes, there have been people that I like and people who like me, but I never feel those butterflies or that click. I don't mean to be self-righteous or smug, but I have not met someone that I feel is worth being with. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    And Probably Never Will. (sorry This Ended Up Being Longer Than I Thought)

    Always been single, looks like I always will be. It's not as if I've never had feelings for anyone, because I have. Lost too many friends because of it though so I don't see any point trying to have a relationship with anyone. I'm always going to be rejected. Trying to get used...
    Adam42life Adam42life 22-25, M 9 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    It's Not Everything

    To tell the truth, it might actually be a good thing in some ways. To me, having a long list of exes might say more about poor decision-making skills than how successful one has been romantically. But clearly society doesn't share that view with me, as most people use their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    is it just me or have others been in the same

    shoes as me never being in a proper relationship???
    jaimz jaimz 31-35, F 10 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Yea, I'm young I get it.

    But it really sucks not having ever been in a relationship or anything close to one. Now a days anyone and everyone are in a relationship. I don't know if it's my fault for being to shy or insecure. But I absolutely refuse to throw myself at guys just cause I feel lonely or that...
    AMB97 AMB97 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    I'm 17 (turning 18) and I have never been in a

    relationship. Nor have I ever been asked out. I always had problems talking to guys. I'm just too awkward. The majority of guys where I live do drugs and only want you for sex. I find it depressing how 12 year olds in my area have had several boyfriends when I can't even get one...
    DayFawn DayFawn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    If somebody I like asks me on a date

    or even to casually meet up I always end up panicking and I begin to see flaws in that person and generally become more and more put off. It gets to the point where I literally cringe if they continue to ask me out. I've always had this problem and it has prevented me from...
    HyperactiveLauren HyperactiveLauren 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    And I'm about to be 18.

    I moved a lot so I never accepted any offers and when high school came around, I still to this day haven't accepted any offers. I'm done with high school now, but a lot of people assume it's weird that I haven't dated. I don't really see the point in dating in high school when...
    lunalancing lunalancing 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    I've never been anywhere remotely close to a

    date, and I've never had any girl who's had a crush on me. Never kissed anyone, never even hugged anyone. I wish personalities were looked upon as better than appearance - but clearly my face is ugly enough - my appearance is abysmal enough to be an exception even to the most...
    norb1138 norb1138 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I'm 27 years old, no kids,

    educated, has a dream and goals for my future, and I've never been in a relationship. I have been trying so hard not to turn into a bitter b!tch but I feel like I'm reaching my breaking point. I'm glad to see that I'm not alone and alot of these stories are like I'm reading my...
    MJP88 MJP88 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 12

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    Is it because I'm ugly?

    Or is it because I don't know how to deal with people? Who knows? But really I do wanna experience a relationship. I really wanna be loved.
    Kittymeow7 Kittymeow7 18-21, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I’ve recently entered into my first real

    relationship of my adult life, and it’s becoming clear to me that I have no idea what a relationship is. I feel so clueless about it that I feel the need to actually do research so I can better understand what it means to be in a relationship. The fact that this guy even...
    DV8ing DV8ing 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2014

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    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 couple major crushes that I still feel like could have been. I can't help but think that maybe was too awkward or cautious...
    freegreentree freegreentree 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1

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    i always used to think to myself "whats wrong

    with me?" but these days i dont ask myself that any more,i just became more accepting of who i am, and tell myself that the world would be such a boring place if we were all the same,and i'm just an individual person living my life my way!! you see, its not that i dont want a...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    To Be Human

    I have never been in a relationship.  That is in a mature, or even an immature, romantic relationship.  I have been kissed, but I was 6 and so was he so I don't think it counts.  I have never been out on a date, never been with anyone ever.  I am a virgin...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 45 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    owlgirl2025 owlgirl2025 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    and probably will never have one,

    I'm forever alone, even though I'm only 16 I don't think I will ever get a girlfriend, I'm good person I think but I don't think I'm good enough to have one,
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Having one of those nights.

    ..feeling sorry for myself. Haha I really wish I knew what I'm doing wrong or why I'm unattractive to guys. My parents always told me my weight is the reason why...my friends think it's because I'm not open minded enough. Seriously, guys don't approach me when I'm out. Maybe I...
    Beyoutiful056 Beyoutiful056 22-25, F 83 Responses 3 days ago

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    I find it so ******* stupid

    that people have this need to shame other people for not being in a relationship. Why should there be shaming? Instead of shaming, why not try RESPECTING? Probably I should start shaming people for being in a relationship.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    it's not that people think I'm ugly it's just

    that I can't get the guts to ask anyone out.
    Catmandeath Catmandeath 13-15, M 6 Responses Jul 8

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    I always get told, " You're gorgeous

    and charming! Why aren't u with a guy?" I'm thinking ...dude I'm wondering the same thing
    WolfBlood9 WolfBlood9 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Although I'm turning 21 soon,

    I'm actually okay with not being in a relationship. I want to focus on myself and be at the place I want to be at before meeting a guy and being in a relationship with him. My priority is to finish school and get that career I love and eventually I'm sure the right guy will come...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 4

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    This is a really long story,

    but I wanted to get out of my head. If no one reads it, at least I was able to put my thoughts and memories down. I have never been in a official relationship. The closest I have gotten was my first quarter of college two years ago. In high school I had a hard time making...
    fluteplayer1519 fluteplayer1519 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    We were talking for around 6 months.

    On 4th of July, he got drunk and kept introducing me as his girlfriend to his friends. When I brought it up, he stated that he didn't want anything to change and that he liked the way things were and didn't want to label us". That's when I got really mad because in the beginning...
    Courtneyg1107 Courtneyg1107 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I used to be ashamed of saying it,

    of telling this to my friends because they all had had at least one relations hip in their lives... But then I stopped caring... I mean I haven't have a boyfriend. I haven't gone on a date yet. I haven't even kissed a guy. There are many motives, just to mention one. My lack of...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 6 Responses Jul 27

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    It really sucks. I've been having sex with this

    one guy for a while but he doesn't like me the way I want him to like me :( idk if I'll grow on him or not but I really wish he liked me...
    Nicole1334 Nicole1334 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    I feel like I don't care anymore.

    This hit me one morning when I was overthinking things in my life. It has been a very busy week with all the things need to be done at work..deadlines, etc. etc. After those days of being in a zombie mode, it then feels like I'm so empty waiting to feel alive again. I mean, what...
    themoonstone themoonstone 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a lot of mixed feelings

    when I mention this to people. You know, you always get the response of "How can that be? You are so pretty!" or the most frequent, "You will be soon enough, he's out there!". To be completely honest, I've never thought of it that much. I mean sure, when I see couples holding...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Dear Mr.Right, Always know

    that I will never get tired of waiting for you but can you please come very soon?because I badly need someone now!:( -4everrrr
    4everrrr 4everrrr 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 4

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F Aug 3

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    What's the deal? Are some people just special?

    Are some of us destined to be alone forever, never to question fate? I just don't understand. I am 25 years old soon and all of my experiences have been few and far between. I don't think I'm ugly, I try to make myself approachable, friendly, kind. Somehow though I'm always the...
    ExoFae ExoFae 22-25, F 4 Responses May 15, 2014

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    Am I That Scary?

    I don't know what it is. I've been described as kind, thoughtful, considerate, intelligent, a good listener. Even been called cute and handsome a few times. Though they might have just been saying that since I never heard from any of those women again after the first date. Maybe...
    swordsaint swordsaint 22-25, M 14 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I know its not me. Its certainly not been my

    choice to have been alone all this time. There are many variables at play and most are out of my control. I believe that the variables are stacked against me ever finding a quality partner. Don't tell me to keep hoping or any of that b--s--t. I'll bite your head off.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 is missen. In the midst of the hustling and bustling of the day, I just halt and feel that defect..... that space. It's hard to fill. I come...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 10 Responses May 31

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    This use to bother me

    but not so much anymore. I am more self - aware so to speak and know that I'm naturally not keen to be around other people to often much less just one person. Besides I get irritated just having to go out in public.
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I am 29 years old and have never been in a

    relationship. Which means yes, I have no experience in the sack. Is that such a bad thing? It seems like these days men and women only want men and women that have been with other people. I don't understand this. (Maybe because I've never been with anyone? Maybe.) It seems...
    bakkenguy bakkenguy 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    I've never been in a relationship,

    but been on dates. Until I was 25 years old I wasn't interested in having one, but started to feel lonely. I've signed up to dating sites, but find it hard. I have had many first dates. Not many guys are interested in me, because I have a shaved head and other reasons I don't...
    kuroijukai kuroijukai 26-30, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    because I handle being alone

    and independent.
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I have never at any point done anything

    that could even be remotely considered an expression of romantic affection. First I was a child, then I was fat, now I'm just weird and don't have a social life. Not that any of it really matters because I'm in love with Joan of Arc.
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2014

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    I'm not the type of girl to complain about

    being "forever alone". However, lately that's what I'm genuinely concerned about. I am in a group of very tight-knit friends who have all had boyfriends, been asked on dates, and are frequently the object of many of our peers' attention. I've never experienced this. Every time...
    LostInTheSolarSystem LostInTheSolarSystem 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    I honestly do not get

    why everyone wants one, or thinks I am lame for not having a boyfriend. I am only 14 years old, I do not need a boyfriend or sex or love, I believe I am not mature enough for this yet. I just wish more people thought this way instead of rushing to grow up, then when something...
    HelloKittyBaby HelloKittyBaby 16-17, F 4 Responses