I Knew I Had To Choose Between My Relationship And My Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    I think between dealing with an abusive parent, dealing with being party to the affair one of my parents had (having to keep quiet out of fear), and having to care for and help...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    I have been dating outside my race since I was a young teenager. I love dating and now I am married to a black man. I absolutely love black men not only for their size but for...
    femaleslovesummer femaleslovesummer
    36-40, F
    Apr 21
    I got married with a divorced man with children who had told me before I move to lived with him that he has 2 children. When I come and live with him I found that he has 3 children...
    Jannat11 Jannat11
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Hi, Up until today I had been in an emotionally abusive lesbian marriage, I am a lesbian but my ex wife was trans. I truly accepted her, I loved her, but I hated her actions...
    MyNameIsKhryssy MyNameIsKhryssy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    My Lailah has ALWAYS been different. She has drawn people to her from A VERY young age, newborn...she has very special and close relationships with most around her. She has been...
    JuanitaP83 JuanitaP83
    31-35, F
    Apr 18
    To sum up my childhood memories, I guess one can say that I had a semi-normal and only a semi-happy childhood. I attended a small private boarding school overseas and suffered...
    spankemotk spankemotk
    56-60, M
    Apr 17
    My son had a psychotic episode at 18 and then suddenly rejected me and cut me off his life. He went to live with my ex wife with whom until then I had a good relationship. She...
    Lelou11 Lelou11
    51-55, M
    Apr 16
    It wud never happen to me In the movie "letters to juliet" They talk about a woman married for 25 years having 10 children and still make "passionate love every night". She is...
    hopelesslyromantic hopelesslyromantic
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I have never had a interracial relationship and would like t o have one.
    ThatBiGuyForLove ThatBiGuyForLove
    13-15, M
    Apr 15
    Sorry, this is long... I've always been an outdoor girl. I love to feel the wind in my hair and the sun on my face. The first time my boyfriend (x boyfriend now) asked me to go...
    Softandsweet2 Softandsweet2
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 15
    People deal with their dreams in one of three ways. They accuse, they excuse, or they choose. Accusers spend their entire lives blaming others for why they haven’t achieved...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    I had one when I was 20. Don't think I'd do it again, I was young. He approached me on Facebook, of all places, and I think that's why I've had a hard time letting go of that...
    mercedes810 mercedes810
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    When I was 12, I thought it would be funny to sh!t into a Pringles can...so I did. The log nearly filled the entire can. Then I got the brilliant idea to fill the rest of the can...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    Apr 13
    -Life In Transition: A Compilation of Memories-I was born biologically male, but over the course of my life, have realized that my mind and soul on the inside feels female. Women...
    KayleeBehrens KayleeBehrens
    18-21, T
    Apr 13
    I have had mostly interracial relationships when I was younger. my last girlfriend was a Latina girl back in high school. Haven't dated in a while so if your in the central Texas...
    koolken256 koolken256
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    I had a long distance relationship last for 7 years it's amazing what you can do with skype and texting and phone calls. The day I finally meet her in person that's when the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Really Only Dealt With Him When Forced&Now Refuse To Speak To Him At All- my mother was his first and last interracial intercultural relationship and he left our household under a...
    ToBeDiskovered ToBeDiskovered
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    My husband identifies as culturally Jewish. His parents were both of Polish Jewish descent, liberal and not especially religious. Each lost their first spouse and children in the...
    hartfire hartfire
    56-60, F
    Apr 8
    In 1978, I had a relationship with a married man who was 20 yrs older than me. I was 16 and he was 36. Our relationship was extremely intense and we both fell in love with each...
    Fcab Fcab
    51-55, F
    Apr 8
    If you have read my previous blogs, you would know. I have not always got on with my mother. My latest incident occurred;- “I have been having trouble with a Local Authority...
    moyesp moyesp
    51-55
    Apr 8
    Okay, so i have never been in this kind of situation, but here it goes. I hope someone can help me find closure and make me feel better cause i just havnt been able to feel good...
    dflor16 dflor16
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    I loved him. But I hated him once. Now I love him again. What if that event did not happen? What if he were always the same kind father? Would I have become who I am today? I don...
    dreamhigh23 dreamhigh23
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 40) I prepared for the settlement conference for more than 2 months. I watched Judge Judy every day. I studied the calm parties and the ones who...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 6
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 34) I never agreed to an arrangement that she’d fly to Toronto from Winnipeg just to see me. I never pressured or obligated Gladys to visit me...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 6
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 33) They threatened to sue. I don’t like being threatened, especially in this case that what they’re all saying that I did were not true. I...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 6
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 32) May 15 2015 I got a demand letter from their lawyer: My clients say that since February 2015, you have engaged in repeated and persistent...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 6
    If I had superpowers I choose between: Waterbending, because water is my favourite element Talking to animals or Being able to see through things. Both mentally and physically...
    Ricesha Ricesha
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 30) I’ve always made it a habit now to check my junk email and my Other Inbox on FB just to see if there are other peeps from Evan’s side of...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 5
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 29) April 19 2015 Just like my junk email folder, I didn’t know about the Other Inbox on FB. I chanced upon a story about it somewhere. When I...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 5
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 28) A lot of Loren’s relatives feasted about the story. I didn’t know a lot of them do not like her. They said I was Loren’s karma waiting...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 5
    It was fun exciting and hot. In the end I fell in love and even though I knew better I believed in us. How could I? I am stupid. I really believed that something so perverted could...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Apr 5
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 27) Loren chose to be quiet? It's because of her loud mouth and big ego that blew this affair out of proportion. Loren's must have found out...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 5
    I am in the Air Force and I am about to leave for my first deployment. I have been seeing this guy for five months and from day one he knew that I was going to be deployed. I told...
    w1131 w1131
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    Ok ladies, I'm 50. Self employed and considered successful. I have a nice house, toys and outdoorsy stuff that I love doin. I cook , I do most of the housework, all the yard work...
    davidhartz davidhartz
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 18) I imagined what Evan had to sacrifice just to have me, to hold on to me when his friend found out, when his son found out, when his sister...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 4
    Yes, I'm an 'early' or 'scout' Crystal and BlueRay Child. Having always known that I was very different and a lightworker, (as I used to call myself decades before this term was...
    artsparkle111 artsparkle111
    31-35, F
    Apr 3
    @ 48 I am still not liked by my Mother. Over not being the favorite because her favorites, my brothers have passed on at young ages 22 & 30 her dislike has grown. She has admitted...
    48stillhurtn 48stillhurtn
    46-50, F
    Apr 3
    I created a brand new website called Choose Your Parents which was created to help you find the ideal relationship to support you as an adult child or parent. Instead of struggling...
    jsw548 jsw548
    51-55, M
    Apr 3
    Yeah I'm in a relationship about a week and it's a long distance but we talk almost everyday. How me and her go together was because she had hidden feelings for me but I didn't...
    dreamswemake dreamswemake
    18-21, M
    Apr 3
    Another weird dream. Charlie Sheen I think that how you spell his name? Well he had a bad relationship with his parents and I saw him grow up along the way. From a little child...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    5 Responses Apr 3
    No Oasis For Indigo Children Checking my phone, waiting for that call back, checking my emotions, she had me thinkin’ I was all that, and just when I started to get comfortable...
    AaronLA AaronLA
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    Another Night in HeartBreak Hollywood Woke up, around 4pm, springtime’s sunlight, through my bedroom window shining in, I’m in a house, somewhere off Mulholland, had a call...
    AaronLA AaronLA
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    We were eating at a pub, it was packed, things were getting rowdy, hubby told me to stand by the car and put my hands on the hood, and wait for him, so I did. There were people...
    bustybobo bustybobo
    41-45, F
    19 Responses Apr 2
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 12) Evan's sister's email continued: Stop your fantasy that in the end…and I think you’re even praying that he becomes a widower..aren’t...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 1
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 11) Apr 25 2014 I got an unexpected invite from Evan’s youngest sister to be friends on FB. I told Evan about it. He was surprised just as I...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Apr 1
    I met a guy a few years ago that made me feel that I new him all my life. He said he had somebody that didn't that frequently, but I didn't care. We never promised each other...
    Painforever2016 Painforever2016
    41-45, F
    Apr 1
    Yes I am only 17 but I believe I had my first love, and when I fell in love with him I was only 14...My first love was beautiful the first boy that I had ever felt these things for...
    brookemendes brookemendes
    16-17, F
    Apr 1
    hi dear i read ur story of how u feel n love with a married guy. i would like to share my story with u dear to comfort u a it i hop that would help u. i meet a guy in facebook...
    semanti semanti
    16-17, F
    Apr 1
    24(M) Just thinking about the girl I once had an affair with... The problem is that I'm engaged now, why can't I stop thinking about this other girl? She has 1 kid, who is now 7...
    josuehernandez josuehernandez
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Apr 1
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 10) Evan had been telling me about Loren’s friend and family that had the same flight as ours. I asked him if he wanted to re-book. He said...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Mar 31
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 9) But just like any other love story, ours was never without glitches. We’d blame each other why we didn’t end up together. He'd say it...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Mar 31
    Its very difficult to find a group to talk to others with similar experiences. Wish their was groups like in Fight Club to get some perspective and a truly real insight into people...
    kgray88 kgray88
    26-30, M
    Mar 31
    I just found out that i am an indigo. How do i found out this is by being told from two different people who said that they knew from the beginning that i am an indo. Then i...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13
    26-30, F
    Mar 31
    I dont tell this story to often because it freaks people out. I have often thought of volunteering my time at a hospice as a place to tell this story; because I feel it would bring...
    calmingwind calmingwind
    46-50, M
    Mar 31
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 6) I never thought a man could cry so many tears. I trusted him and gave in. I could tell that he really desired me all those years by what he...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Mar 31
    Kind of in a long distance relationship... An on again off again one... He says he loves me and I feel like I love him, but since we live so far apart neither of us is going to...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 31
    I have a female friend that I have been really close to for awhile we have never had a physical relationship but there is differently a strong bond between us we talk atlest once...
    ctexplorer ctexplorer
    46-50
    10 Responses Mar 31
    Behave in school! (True story) When I was 5 years old, I went to kindergarten. I enjoyed it for the first 4 months but then I hated it. Well one day I was in a really bad mood...
    Emilylovato1 Emilylovato1
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 30
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 3) Graduation was fast approaching. We enrolled at CPAR and he made sure that we sat together. I didn't want to. I would not be comfortable. I...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Mar 30
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 2) He'd come visit me often. He'd take me home Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and he'd pick me up and take me home on Sundays for church...
    Emmanjoy Emmanjoy
    46-50
    Mar 30
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