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I Keep On Pushing My Boyfriend Away

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    Why Does Depression Have to Ruin the Only Thing In Life Which Makes Me Happy?

    My boyfriend is the love of my life..he provides for me, gives me so much affection and love. He is the most wonderful man on this planet.  What i can't understand is why to i return his love with jealousy, paranoia,anger and mania when drunk?  i've pratically lost...
    princessH princessH 21-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2007

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    New Boyfriend and Old Baggage

    So I have a new boyfriend, my first actual "seems-like-it-could-be-serious-eventually" relationship since March when Adam and I split. I was with Adam for almost 3 years and the way we broke up was insane. I mean, I first lost my ability to trust him and now I don't...
    pinkspikes pinkspikes 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    I recently met you and really have got so close to you shared everything I been through and u also did with me. I suppose I am pushing you away in fear that you will hurt me also...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wanna know why people push other when they offer help. You know about the boat, dont let the boat pass you, God is listening to you preyer. Im the guy on the boat, i wanna help
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    The only problem with this, is when I end up hurting myself by pushing someone away who I really care about. I don't want to get hurt, but I also don't want to keep pushing people...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I really need some advice I have thought about my situation too much and I just keep getting stuck. I've had an alcoholic father and sister who have both recovered I know what it's...
    jeanie08 jeanie08 22-25 1 Response Jan 3

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    You have to think of pushing someone away, as literally pushing them out of a door. It's harder to push, than to not push. Pushing is blunt, bold force. You've been pushing them...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Jan 6

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    So I've been with my boyfriend for 8 years got 3 girls together, we used to have so much fun together but as life when on we was always rowing over anything and everything, I was...
    Willow0909 Willow0909 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I usually keep people at a distance and when I notice they're getting closer and starting to break down the wall I put up I start pushing them away. I push them away because just...
    cklein245 cklein245 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Decided to try be a nicer person for 2015... it didn't last long. In fact by January 2nd I had managed to push away one of the people who meant the most to me. I know myself that I...
    RachiiM RachiiM 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    im always pushing people away i never let anyone in
    Becca1369 Becca1369 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I've spent so much time pushing people away and new that I've opened my eyes I see how much I've really missed out on
    sweetshadows15 sweetshadows15 16-17, F Jan 19

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    Received my first letter from my boyfriend today. Literally made my whole week.
    callmedavi callmedavi 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    heya guys. I hope everything is fine with you all and its ok if its not so fine even because every "not so fine" thing can and will change. everyone in their respective lives...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Working late at the Aerodynamics Lab /* HowlingLonesome wrote the story and I made the pics. I want to thank HowlingLonesome for supervising my work and helping me making the...
    wgsoup wgsoup 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Has anyone ever thought, that maybe just maybe life wasn't meant to actually handle for ourselves. I have felt for a pretty good while, that I wish I could be free. To have all the...
    Miranda1008 Miranda1008 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend passed away just over 3 months ago.. I miss him every single day. We had lived together for a year and had started going out not long before that.. He was my first and...
    Csoutz Csoutz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I'm somewhat relieved that I found this thread, because I have been struggling with this and no one around me understands it. My boyfriend has had his dog for three years and I...
    lextime lextime 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I am 22 and my everyday life is becoming so difficult. I have so many things to be grateful for, family, friends, boyfriend. However I am at the point where I have such bad anxiety...
    anxietykills12 anxietykills12 22-25, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    My ex boyfriend was a guy called Iain he used to be my boyfriend at university that was until he went on a field trip and got some woman in the class to give him oral sex. when he...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    There are times when I have needed to be held accountable. I wasn’t expecting it but it happened when I went out with a couple of girlfriends. My boyfriend at the time told me to...
    Ragnellsdream Ragnellsdream 51-55, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Yesterday was the worst day of my life. I found out that my boyfriend - the love of my life and my whole world - cheated on me. How did it happen? Long story short, I asked him to...
    snorre snorre 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    The following is half rant and half me desperately trying to sort out my feelings. Bare with me. My boyfriend and I started dating almost 2 years ago. Shortly after that he quite...
    cpink1022 cpink1022 22-25, F Jan 3

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    So. Where to start? mmm ok brief background: In Feb of 2013 I moved to South Korea for one year to teach English. I moved back home in Feb of 2014. I was immediately shocked...
    rayofsunshine33 rayofsunshine33 22-25, F Jan 1

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    So. Where to start? mmm ok brief background: In Feb of 2013 I moved to South Korea for one year to teach English. I moved back home in Feb of 2014. I was immediately shocked. Korea...
    rayofsunshine33 rayofsunshine33 22-25, F Jan 1

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    I made a mistake I told myself I would never make, I let someone else be my happiness. Now I feel like my world is being torn apart. I had never believed in love, and I had...
    Unbloomed Unbloomed 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Dear romantic interests, I'm sorry in advance. I'm sorry for all I will put you through. It will be an up and down roller-coaster, but it will be worth it if you stay and push...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    We had such a perfect 11 days, I wouldn't change them for the world, but I always ruin it by uncontrollably crying for the whole day he leaves and after he is gone. I miss him so...
    BulletproofLoneliness BulletproofLoneliness 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So overall is slept a lot better. I still think about him constantly but I haven't cried in over 15 hours which is good because that's when he sent me the snapchat saying "i love...
    Semperfi1025 Semperfi1025 16-17, F Jan 13

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    I have been feeling like I don't get enough attention from my boyfriend. We have been through a lot. Long story short, he cheated on me, I found out from the other girl who was...
    Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    We met in our sophomore year of high school. He would always try to talk to me but I was so shy that he would usually end up having a conversation with himself. I knew he liked me...
    belacleo belacleo 18-21, F Jan 9

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    okay where do I start. well my now boyfriend and best friend of thirteen years is in jail. we started while he was in jail. he's been in there for 3 years already and he has two...
    britbell00 britbell00 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I decided to surprise my boyfriend for when he wakes up so here it is :) ....when I first met you I had no idea I would fall for you as quickly as I did we have had our ups and...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I love him with my everything. He is what keeps me sane anymore. My home life sucks and every time I see him and get out of my house I am a completely different person because of...
    soon2016 soon2016 16-17, F Jan 18

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    My story is same as most. But I wouldn't say I'm jealous of my boyfriend's daughter, it's the 'firsts' and mother of his daughter I'm pissed off about. They were never really...
    kxxym kxxym 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I am 20 and I have never had a boyfriend. I just had my first kiss a few months ago and it did not last very long. We were both drunk and have not talked about it since. I feel so...
    orangemc orangemc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    My boyfriend of over two years is moving across the country to transfer to his life long dream school. I am so happy for him, I want nothing but the best for him. This man is also...
    ek5409 ek5409 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I know everyone feels pain differently and people deal with situations different but I keep reading on here that your upset because your boyfriend has to do a few months my god...
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I think i have written hundreds of stories about my boyfriend when i have missed him and wished he was with me to try and tell him how much he means to me because he was 350 miles...
    SophieeMartayana SophieeMartayana 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a quite a while now. Somewhat over a year and I couldn't ask for such a better person to come into my life. Last year we met through a...
    Zeilu Zeilu 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ok, so I've been seeing this guy for about 6 months. I dated for a while before meeting him and I had a running checklist of traits that I'd like to see in my boyfriend ie: drug...
    TenderMind TenderMind 26-30, F Jan 3

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    My boyfriend went to jail on December 6th on a probation violation. I miss him terribly. Letters are all that we have. He gets out no later than June 29th, perhaps sooner if...
    kelzeeb73 kelzeeb73 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I've been dating my boyfriend since February 2014. I found out I was pregnant in April. We are young and were pressured by my side of the family to give the baby for adoption. We...
    xxdiscoveringme xxdiscoveringme 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for about 7 months; he has a 5 year old son. I have two boys ages 3 & 12 and their behaviors and mannerisms are so much kinder and warmer than his...
    Therapisty Therapisty 31-35, F Jan 18

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    I found out last night that he's most likely going away to college after his second year of college is done... and his top choice is about 8-9 hours away... and to be honest... it...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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