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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    Growing up, I was never very active. I always just stayed home with my parents & brothers. I would just watch television & play with our pets. There were a few times during my...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Sep 26

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    It was freshman year of high school and she was my first love. She also ended up taking my virginity. She moved to NY, USA our last year and I never saw her again .....
    HannatheBanana93 HannatheBanana93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Just gotten that via Robert Holden: "Here's the thing about choosing love in the thick of life, in traffic, when we're tired, when our children scream and leave their shoes behind...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 20

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    THIS IS ME!!! It was the Summer of 2012 , just two years ago... I was dating my Ex and to be honest I can't even tell you how it happened because I felt no different but One day...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F Oct 1

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    I always was bothered when people asked me about my mother when I was growing up. I also always was uncomfortable when people said things like, "She's your mother. You love her...
    Micaysopinion Micaysopinion 18-21, F Sep 22

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    I had an affair with mm before I met my husband. I was 19 and an absolute rebellious party girl. My family and I were going to a high profile society event and I went to get my...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    Most of the time I am proud of my relationship and family. But sometimes I am incredibly sad. I am the young one of 27 while my husband-to-be is 48. We've been together for 5 years...
    BlueJasmine2244 BlueJasmine2244 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I have lost my whole family when I was around 18. one by one in a very short while, also had to move away from my home and went to live alone. I was very protected as a child but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 29

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    My mother has always said mean and very rude things to me all my life. We have just never had a good relationship at all but; however the farther away I am from the better our...
    wisdom26 wisdom26 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    .....that Morality is the first victim of Loneliness. I still believe that. In that particular situation, she was cheating on her husband of 10 years with a younger man from...
    AngryFallenAngel AngryFallenAngel 46-50, M Oct 11

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    I've had long distant relationships before and didn't work out that well.. We either drifted apart from no contact or the love fizzled out.. Im currently in a new long distance...
    BennetWitch BennetWitch 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    Well, I've never had a romantic relationship so...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I used to hate myself ( people know how to make you hate yourself!) I worked hard on myself and I reached the point where I had Love-hate Relationship With Myself now it is...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Sep 29

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    Yesterday I had sex with three different women in one day. I woke up next to a girl who called me for a booty call in the town I was staying in. We had sex the night before and...
    dfwtravels dfwtravels 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    i had been in a relationship for 2 years where i was cheated and played on. now i am in a new relationship but i am confused if he is sincere, he wants me to open up to him, tell...
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have read some stories on here under this experience. I tend to find that 100% of them are pretty much the same, the only difference is it's two different people. I was once...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    following up on my last post from yesterday, there are a few things I did leave out to get to the point of the history of my relationship and how I am feeling. Saturday night...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Alright guys so I'm at breaking point...I thought I was a few months ago, but now this is it. I have no idea what to do, what to think, and what's real and what's not. I've been...
    brittersnicole brittersnicole 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not sure if it's emotionally abusive, but it hurts either way. She had a lot of **** as a child, an alcoholic verbally abusive father, an emotionally distant often absent...
    PinkNailPolish PinkNailPolish 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I've been with my guy for 8 years. In the beginning it was exciting (as it always is) but he quickly stopped trying once I moved in. It was like, he had me so didn't have to try...
    Lonesailor14 Lonesailor14 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Do I need to snap out of it? This is lengthy, but I feel like all of the advice I’ve been given by friends and family is based on incomplete information. I’m prone to poor...
    2JustBe 2JustBe 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Before and after Before this stone, I had blood, Bumps of insecurities, Every shard, is sadness, Before this hour, I've only known you, As the breathing flower, So much I...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    It's a sort of long story. I have been with the same person for a bit over 7 years. About 4 years ago, I became pregnant. I was so confused and had so many conflicting feelings...
    704steffiZ 704steffiZ 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I'm narrating a story which happened 9 months ago.I've just entered junior college but my high school memories are still fresh.I had been on the last school trip.High school was a...
    cubes1998 cubes1998 16-17, F Oct 2

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    I need some serious advice. Sorry this is long I just need a lot of help! Please help me out!! My ex and I were together for almost two years and we were madly in love. It was a...
    ArisDiCicco ArisDiCicco 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    My son also married a woman that is extremely controlling and doesn't want him to have a relationship with his family and friends anymore now that she is in his life. They allowed...
    PeaceAndHappinessFirst PeaceAndHappinessFirst 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I fell off the wagon and emailed him about an hour ago. It's been 3 days of no contact and also since I told him that we can't be friends anymore as keeping a friendship with each...
    Koalaclover Koalaclover 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 25

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    Hey y'all! I'm new here. I wanted to share a major "aha moment" in my life that I experienced out of the blue about a week ago! First I need to tell you a little bit about myself...
    saltedcaramelgirl saltedcaramelgirl 36-40, F Oct 4

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    This is to all the women having affairs with married men right now. I want to share my story of my experience with having a relationship with a married man, in hopes that you...
    SlashedHeart SlashedHeart 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    If I made my mother mad, she asked my dad to spank me. Clearly, my mother ran the house. My father was a quiet, determined man. He was kind, and not quick to anger by any means...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    If you have an ACoA in your life, learning about and taking care of YOUR emotions is always a good idea. The following is adapted from L. Markham "Are your feelings dangerous...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Oct 9

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    Hi. My name is Ashton and I'm 17 years old. This is my story. It was my freshmen year of high school; a new school and new adventures with new friends. I was ready for the best...
    fairywarrior211 fairywarrior211 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    It was my senior year of high school. I was with the boyfriend I am with right now, almost 3 years together. I found out I was pregnant when my best friend at the time was at the...
    lillysmith1102 lillysmith1102 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everyone says it's just that you chose the wrong women but I'm thinking wrong ideal. I'm choosing not suffer I refuse to adhere to societies way of thinking. Billions of women on...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I having a long distance relationship from the day we met, it's now almost 10 months, but I can only say we start our real couple relationship since last month as...
    Maggiehere Maggiehere 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I'd like to start off by saying I met my boyfriend 6 years ago before he had any kids, him and I were just friends at the time. In that time he was seeing someone although he...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I am 34, yet I still crave a father. My own father was cold, violent, and at times, delusional. My mother who by all appearances was a warm and loving mother, in private withheld...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 30

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    Mistakes can not be undone. All the regret and apologies are are insufficient. My advice to those considering doing something that has the power to cause irreparable damage to your...
    Dartanian Dartanian 36-40, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had an abortion. I found out I was pregnant on October 16th and had my abortion on October 17th. You never expect it to happen to you. My boyfriend and I always discussed the...
    lovebug200 lovebug200 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Three weeks ago I walked into a room and saw my husband almost kiss a friend of the family. It broke my heart in a million pieces. We have been together for 20 years, married for...
    Nancy73 Nancy73 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I come from a country where people judge a women based on her virginity status. Adding to that, I was brought up by parents that are extremely strict and I would say, that was...
    hahiheho hahiheho 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    On thursday last week, I underwent a labiaplasty. The decision to go ahead came after years of thinking about it, then being too afraid, then thinking about it, then being too...