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I Keep On Pushing My Boyfriend Away

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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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    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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    For those that has this issue, we will learn the hard way that this is the last thing we will want to do. Admitting this is one thing, but when you push away that person who can...
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    that my life!!!!! I sometimes don't understand why I do that but I do and I hate it because I push the ones that actually do care away too. ans that's sad
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