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

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    I Finally got the courage to walk away from a bad relationship. The guy was so mean to me and he was never there when I needed him I finally walked away from him. It's hard to...
    Nursekat87 Nursekat87 26-30, F Aug 22

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    I haven't spoken to my 32 year old son in 4 years. I still cry about it, especially during the month of the "sentinel" event. I still can't believe it actually happened. We'd...
    confusedinmanyways confusedinmanyways 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    I am 19 and yesterday I had an abortion. Unlike most people my age I did not terminate this pregnancy because of finances or issues with the father and most certainly not because I...
    Kimba112 Kimba112 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    Maybe he's a beard... Maybe he's not. That's not what I'm confused about though. I love spending time with him, being close, sharing the closeness between us, kissing him, touching...
    cantlovealone cantlovealone 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Sort of in a long distance relationship. Met this guy online almost 3 months ago. Hit it off as friends cause we knew the distance between each other. Well, it started growing to...
    Jbsc21 Jbsc21 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    when i first found ep it was amazing, met a lot of people. i had an online relationship with a person i found here and it was amazing. Felt weird because the relationships i had...
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M Aug 5

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    Do guys care if the girl is "inexperienced" per se in relationships. It's not like I'm dumb about things, I've just never had a serious relationship before. Is it a turn off for...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    Next week I'll be 27. On my 23rd birthday I went out with some friends, one of them was the new girl at work who I was so certain was gay. That night I realized that I had feelings...
    louef louef 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Has anyone ever had a sucessful relationship that led into more. We started out great we have lots in common about 95 percent of things. Then i ruined her trus by jealousy. Has...
    Luvinlifenude Luvinlifenude 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    There's this one man that I cannot take off my mind for like two years. And it's frustrating and hurting me. I wanted to forget him. I want to forget him but I don't know, I can't...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    22 Alternatives to Punishment by Jan Hunt -- The Natural Child Project Many parents recognize the harmful effects of physical and verbal punishment. They know that yelling...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I am 33. I met a woman online and we talked as friends for 3 or 4 years without ever meeting. Even though she lived only 30 miles from me. She had been diagnosed with "bipolar" and...
    bentsurvivor bentsurvivor 31-35, M Aug 22

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    One thing that is constantly on my mind right now is about my relationship. Straight to the point; We met a year ago, and it was the 3rd month of my foundation year. Honestly I had...
    bellatrixeslove bellatrixeslove 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    One my my earliest memories is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us. I remember...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    About ten years ago, I was a pretty hardcore mountain biker... I started out as a roadie up in the New England area, but when we moved to Georgia, I discovered fat tire cycling...
    bloobie4 bloobie4 46-50 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    How do you move on after loving the same man for 5 years. I was in a 10 year relationship but I didn't love him my current boyfriend is the first man I ever felt true love for we...
    Katie0512 Katie0512 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm struggling. I am living with my partner whom I have been with a year. I relocated with him for his new job and found myself a new job. He is always snapping at me, putting me...
    pixxeh pixxeh 18-21, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I can tell you a lot about long distance relationships. They ARE hard. They CAN work, but MOST of the time, they don't. There is a big difference between being in a long distance...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Aug 2

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    To me atleast.. It is wierd... how.. when we enter our sleep.. dream World. This happens... those many hours were just laying there. hibernating, deactivated. ---- I am...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    I never had any brothers or sisters to play with. I was always alone in my room playing. I wish I had a childhood. My parents didn't even buy me any nice toys..they'd buy me like...
    anathefluffycat anathefluffycat 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am currently recovering from a medical abortion. Meaning, that I took the "abortion pill" to terminate an early pregnancy. I just turned 21 years old and just came back from a...
    Guevara20 Guevara20 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 6

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    We've first met when I was a Grade IV student and since he's one year younger than me, he was Grade III at that time. I'll just call him V. Our families had been close since then...
    undeniablyMe28 undeniablyMe28 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I am in a playful mood this week! But before my friend Gwyneth takes this as a signal to chase me up and down the street (wishful thinking on my part), let me explain. Article 31...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    I know I'm still to young to have children but Iv always wanted children. Ever since that day when I went to the mall by myself when I was 12 I wanted kids, everywhere I walked I...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    When has it ever been wrong to love? There is no rule to who you are allowed to love, if you love, then you love. I met him when I was 16 and he was 28. He had come here from...
    Evelyn2184 Evelyn2184 18-21 1 Response Aug 5

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    I was a sophomore in high school, (Yea, I know pretty young), and I was in a relationship with two senior guys. I met a guy named "V" in my new school. I was pretty shy & he always...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Less than three months ago I was very bitter, afraid and stressed out. I cried all the time. When I found out I was pregnant, I was so upset. I can't afford another child. I was...
    Evesdaughter Evesdaughter 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I’ve had several “near misses” with death and somehow came out with barely a scratch. The first two incidences involve flying. I’ve flown a lot over the years for both...
    gtownguy gtownguy 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    First of all, I was hit by a car as I was walking across the street and very rarely/seldomly have dreams now. I've had only three dreams, one was about a past relationship. I have...
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Search for On a daily basis Minimal Costs on As Viewed On Tv set goods and slow cookers by coloration/end, brand, selling price, purchaser score or Exclusive presents, for instance...
    Vestaavv1604 Vestaavv1604 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I am 19 I have never been in a relationship or even kissed a boy, it is very embarrassing if someone ask if I have been in a relationship I always lie and I've been in a few...
    MissLadyJay MissLadyJay 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My Mother's Rock-"You stay in a child's place!" is the most underused and BEST parenting advice of modern times. A child is unable to pay bills, run a household, or be held...
    Joha0505 Joha0505 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    A little over three weeks ago, I woke up on a Saturday morn about 6. I had a little bit of discomfort in my chest and thought it was nothing. I went walking and got out about a...
    Bamps0 Bamps0 56-60, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Almost three years ago, I remember my faith in long distance relationships was fading away. Experience showed me that behind those people I thought I knew and cared about were...
    SquareOne1 SquareOne1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Keep in mind that I was always one of those girls that never understood why women stay in abusive relationships. I was a broken child. Acted out, drugs, sex basically whatever I...
    mmememe mmememe 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Over time my marriage has had it's ups and downs as most do. When you've been with the same person for almost 18 years and nearly all of them married, the changes in life push and...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    Due to my wife's failing health I found myself living in a sexless marriage. I answered an ad on Craigslist from a young woman( almost 30 yrs younger than myself) who was looking...
    Danpatty Danpatty 51-55, M Aug 16

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    CRACK!!! My father's hand landed across my face. I was about 14 years old arguing and whining with my mother over something. Probably trying to have my way. For some reason I...
    SolomonSaul SolomonSaul 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I met her a year ago today. I didn't notice her wedding ring at first but soon found that she never took it off, even when she took everything else off. She told her husband...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Ladies plz look out for predators on this site looking to specifically date women in the codepency and abusive relationship groups. I've had some fishy messages already. #shameful
    milanmilan milanmilan 26-30, F 56 mins ago

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    I am 15 and I never had one. I spent the last two years head over heels for this boy in my grade. This summer I moved to England and the boy I like has a girlfriend now. So I just...
    belly99 belly99 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have been in this exact same place  over half a dozen times before.  Why haven't I learned by now?  From hour to hour  and even minute to minute I NEVER know who you'll...
    girlofnirvana girlofnirvana 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I was in one, well at least I think I was. I feel embarrassed thinking back about it but at the same time it was what I wanted and still wish for. I was 12 years old, being the...
    flowerchildx flowerchildx 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Well this is not something I shout off the mtn tops by any means but I guess I am here now and I have a lot of people in my circle and that I ma talking to more and more now so...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    My life had always been a lonely one. And I had always been someone who never wanted to hurt people with lies. I think I stopped feeling comfortable with who I am around the age of...
    junliga junliga 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I met my boyfriend in Feb of this year. We met online and what really attracted me to him was that he was a single parent like me and seemed to be stable. He talked a good game and...
    cdanois cdanois 22-25, F Aug 14

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