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I Just Broke Up With My Significant Other

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    Not Necessarily Feeling Sad, Just Regret

    ...regret that it couldn't work out and that as much potential as there was things had to end. Our relationship was only 9 months, but I think I know how people who get divorced feel.  You invest so much of yourself in the relationship that it's hard to accept that things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    He Broke My Heart

    Well it is over with my boyfriend and I.  I met him 3 years ago and when we met he said that he was tired of looking and wanted to settle down. Today he broke my heart due to his depression.  He says it is not me and that he has no complaints about us but that he feels...
    Davis77 Davis77 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    MAY Day, May Day,

      It’s been like a slow plane crash for the last week and a half. Early this morning the plane officially crashed. We both ejected before the fireball hit the earth. We are still friends and both still love each other. We talk but for whatever reason we can’t...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 14 Responses May 23, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know if yall can relate... But here it goes Before my guy deployed I had a lot going on, I lost my grandmother, my little sister was leaving for boot camp, my other sister...
    Bambieye Bambieye 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's not easy being a pagan with a Catholic partner. Just putting that out there.
    unsuresubmaybe unsuresubmaybe 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    val8788 val8788 26-30, F Mar 20

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    Why I can't get over my almost relationship. Wow. I so see me in this. http://thoughtcatalog.com/ella-ceron/2014/07/5-reasons-why-you-cant-get-over-your-almost-relationship/
    PC09 PC09 51-55 Mar 19

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    So back when i was in 5th grade i had no one until i met a girl and we became Bff (i'm a dude) we laughed we had fun we talked day and night and the whole year it was just PERFECT...
    themainguy themainguy 13-15, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Write about your experienceRelationships are at the core of what it means to be human. Nobody wants to live life alone, nobody wants to live life without warm, loving relationships...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    If someone who knows they have a deep emotional and physical connection and obsesses over you, why wouldn't they make an effort to change their lives to make room for the kind of...
    joyfulcloudofsorrow joyfulcloudofsorrow 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 30

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    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Is anyone else embarrassed to tell their friends, family or co-workers that they met their significant other online?
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    TBH, I don't really have any male friends anymore. They are all female. It drives my significant other crazy but I think she is starting to understand that it's no more than...
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M Apr 2

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    I'm a 30 year old woman with three young children, ages 6, 4 and 1. I'm in my second marriage with a man I thought loved me. He was always there for me throughout my divorce with...
    anastasiablu20 anastasiablu20 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    It was her 22nd birthday yesterday and she is now the same age as me. I meant to write this story yesterday but that never happened. Many times have I shared the story about the...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    It's happened I've fallen for my best friend of 7 years after her and her boyfriend broke up about 6 months ago. About 3 weeks ago we both got drunk and I ended up telling her I...
    Mattcheww Mattcheww 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I'm not anyone's other woman. I'm only twenty so let's face it. I'm barely legally allowed to be anyone's other woman. I don't condone cheating. I don't think that it's a positive...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I SENT HER THIS FOR FINAL CLOSURE JUST NOW: I just want you to know how much I appreciate what you have done for me. I never knew how to love until I listened to how you loved...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    He hurt me so bad. Guess it's my karma. He says he loves me more than anything in this world. But he lied to me when I never once lied to him. Even if it would hurt him I was...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I was fooling around on the computer last night - and I came across a website or a Facebook page that actually posts pictures AND the names of OW and says the most HIDEOUS and ugly...
    kitty1958 kitty1958 56-60, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    Who you fall for isn't entirely up to you. It's up to your heart. I met him when I was 13, I went to visit my gramma in Ecuador from my moms side then we went to visit my aunt her...
    beautifulbud beautifulbud 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I had a problem with four cruel women from three different congregations. I was learning how to manage my emotion to these women because they were strong emotion to me. I know the...
    JXoxo2013 JXoxo2013 26-30, F Apr 6

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    I found EP specifically because I am a married man who is now in an affair with an OW. I stumbled across EP when I was googling for people with similar experiences. And in no...
    DeepXP DeepXP 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been living in the same house, same town for well over 18 yrs now, and I still have yet to make any friends! I know know, it would appear that its "my fault", that there is...
    melvis2222 melvis2222 51-55 Mar 24

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    Growing up, I had my first girl-on-girl experience with a childhood friend. We spent many overnights at each others' houses so we had ample opportunities to kiss, make out, touch...
    Kimber70 Kimber70 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm gay. I have my ups and downs with being gay. For example today I was quite happy being gay. I know that one day I'll be happy with my boyfriend or maybe husband, if it's...
    hellotheremister hellotheremister 16-17, M a week ago

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    Each of us have our own experiences with our MMs and being the OW. It's hard for any of us to put ourselves in each other's shoes, although we can sympathize and even empathize...
    UnrequitedControl UnrequitedControl 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Naturally, I would have a video with this since I love to post audio. EP ******* blows, I swear. Once you are here, I want to burn this site off my computer....lol. But anyway, if...
    HalfOfMeIsYou HalfOfMeIsYou 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I wonder if I should find the "I WAS the other woman" group... Day 7- NC I'm divorced and have the weekend to myself. Kids are with their father. Tonight's a quiet night at home...
    Journeys2013 Journeys2013 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    A MMs perspective on heartbreak - So she can't be the "shadow woman" anymore, but WOW did we every create some seriously amazing memories in 4 1/2 months. So many signs and songs...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 16 Responses Mar 22

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    and in the end I went with kindness. "if what you want is your marriage, fight for it, my love. now is no time to hide and wait. get into therapy with her. because children grow up...
    Violetbeauregard Violetbeauregard 26-30, F 12 Responses Mar 23

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    Ladies, I have found myself torn between my feelings for mm. Sometimes I'm ok and sometimes I want out. Some days before he comes to see me I am 100% ready to tell him exactly how...
    sadpreciosa sadpreciosa 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have no idea how to cope with the pain of being so in love with someone who doesn't love me. Couples who are in love with each other, I hope you are grateful and never take each...
    Milo77 Milo77 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Empathy is the capacity to understand what another person is experiencing from within the other person's frame of reference, ie, the capacity to place oneself in another's shoes.
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Apr 3

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    I have come to realise that if I lost my best friend my life would honestly be empty. Every weekend we hang out and I feel if she's not around I will just completely and utterly...
    catdog5452 catdog5452 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I never met my father until sometime after I was grown and married. My mother had come to the U.S. from Guatemala by marriage to an American Serviceman who left her for another...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F Apr 9

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    I met him two years ago. He is my coworker and married with two beautiful kids. Our connection was imminent the minute we met. We connected like no other. I knew that day that I...
    freebutchained freebutchained 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've always loved men. I could not imagine being involved romantically with anyone other than my boyfriend. I've always been "that girl" at the bar who gets too drunk and starts...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have a 26 years older than me boyfriend. Both photographers, we get along so much. We argue sometimes but that's normal but never fights. He is not just my boyfriend, but he is...
    selfiefreak14344 selfiefreak14344 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have always had really vivid dreams. Sometimes, my dreams are visions of what will happen in the next day, like my mom making a sandwich or getting a call from a relative. Lately...
    nicolerubinstein nicolerubinstein 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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