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I Let Go of a Disfunctional Relationship

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    Love/Hate Relationships Are Wild - I had the experience of a love/hate relationship once with someone I knew for a few years as a good friend.  To this day I'm not sure why...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    The List - I made the list sometime in high school. It had everything I could ever dream of in a man. When I met this guy, he was all I'd imagined and then some. Fast forward...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 26 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Nothing But Drama - Let me start off by saying, thank GOD I was never married to this psycho. Anyway, I met him at the factory where I worked. He asked me out but I didn't give...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    Alcoholic Wife Beater - So it took me almost 6 years To fully wake up and realize That no matter how badly I wanted it to work It wasn't meant to be He wasn't the guy for me...
    delishious delishious 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2010

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for three and a half years... We haven't even met face to face yet, but we expect to within the next few weeks... (Very Long Story!) We...
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    I'm in the middle of learning a very valuable lesson and I wanted to share it. I have been together with my boyfriend for almost 8 months now. At first he seemed this great guy...
    adamandeveit adamandeveit 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Horrible, more like it. He liked to party, I enjoyed quiet nights at home. Trying not to get in the way of his pursuit of being an insane college freshman, I never took issue with...
    ExcuseMyVenting ExcuseMyVenting 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I'm in a relationship with my best friend.... In the beginning, everything was amazing. But now, it's a toxic, unhealthy connection between her and I. It's to the point where the...
    littlemissplur littlemissplur 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Please Help me. I really need some advice. Let me set the stage quickly. I have 2 friends. We will call them Jack & Jill. They have been together for 7 years and have 2 young...
    Microft24 Microft24 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Okay, for starters let me just share with you that I've never EVER really been in a serious relationship. My longest was 4 months and I barely saw the guy. That was two years ago...
    lovehatejourney lovehatejourney 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am scared to have a relationship- my first "real" relationship I was forced into with an older man. I was completely betrayed and now feel to scared to let my gaurd down and go...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Passed experiences, past heart breaks, made me this way. Are all guys ********.? The fundamental question. Why do guys play you.? Why don't they let you all the way in? Why play...
    ceetasha23 ceetasha23 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Venting to set myself free... a letter to Mr. Wonderful: Dear Mr. Wonderful... Just needed to getting a few things off my chest and share some lessons learned that might help you...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    The Art of letting goEach year around this time, this holiday season, I find myself reflecting all I have experienced. I have learned some incredible lessons of life. I have met...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I love my boyfriend more than anyone I've ever known. He never fails to amaze me. Most of the time. But when he gets aggressive and angry there's no one I'm more afraid of or...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I was in a long distance relationship. I met (let's call him Mike) on omegle. I was 17 and bored so I went on omegle. I met mike and he and I started chatting on omegle. We liked...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Ever since my boyfriend told me he loved me the first time, he's said he wanted to be together forever. I was so surprised. I thought guys were all afraid of commitment, and we had...
    Veronicaculture Veronicaculture 18-21, F Apr 6

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    The Candy Shop Girl I've been in long distance relationships before. I could only get girls to like me if they either didn't see me or talk to me over the phone. Online I guess I...
    happymcgee happymcgee 26-30, M Apr 9

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Communication is key in my relationship: In today’s society, college students searching for relationships rely on the bar scenes, drinking, and meeting someone at parties to...
    zeniyelhsa zeniyelhsa 22-25, F Apr 9

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    Two years ago I got with my best friend and started a relationship. All was going well and we live together in the same house but have separate rooms (we are in university halls...
    StarkidAlex StarkidAlex 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I live in New Zealand and my partner is from England. We've been in a relationship for almost a year. We were flatmate a and became a couple from that which was completely...
    Mereheeni Mereheeni 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've been texting this guy who lived 900 miles away for 2 years. At first we couldn't get enough if each other. We would text all day. We both could feel the passion and interest...
    Darlene68 Darlene68 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Never let the past relationship ruin your future happiness, scars remind us of when we've been, not where we are going.
    mmeagannn mmeagannn 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I hate how you made me feel special. I hate that you made me smile. I hate how we used to laughed together. I hate that I trusted you. I hate that you led me on. I hate how you...
    Summergurl889 Summergurl889 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I fell in love with my music teacher. He gave me lessons after school (and in the beginning neither of us had other intentions aside from learning guitar) The more we talked we...
    Kcase313 Kcase313 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I know that this is one of the biggest things that diminishes my quality of life and I am working on it. Yet, I have not been very successful in changing. Although, I am friendly...
    whatnow73 whatnow73 36-40, M Mar 25

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    Sometimes being in a relationship is so hard. I work a long day drive straight home to let out his dog, our dog, whatever. Then I clean, and then I cook, and then I'm exhausted...
    janethinks janethinks 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    This is day five of my long distance relationship with Justin. I have learned that he is very good at talking on the phone, but horrible with text. It bugs me a little, but I know...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I have my reasons...not scared of friendship but loving ones...when you give all you´ve got to give...when you put your life in someone else´s hands...when you are...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm 20 now, and I just feel like I should be in a relationship or at least dating. In the past- when I was in high school- this used to bother me a lot, however, I've done a lot of...
    blackeccentric blackeccentric 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    It used to be that my best friend (a man) and I (a woman) could joke around, have fun, do things- but since I moved in with him going on 3 years ago, it all seemed to change in a...
    Sweetlady58 Sweetlady58 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I always try to be open and honest, be the person I would like to be seen as. It can be difficult sometimes and I have opened myself up to a lot of untrustworthy, nasty people over...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    This has been going on for way too long that I don't even remember when it began anymore. It just seems that no matter who I'm speaking to, they all have one thing in common...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I have a 6 month old baby with the love of my life, we live together. He can be a great Person sometimes but when he gets angry he is a very dark Person. He beats me in the Head...
    manthona manthona 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    As much I desire having close relationships with people I have come to the realization that I am a self saboteur. I don't know why I do what I do. I have friends but I don't let...
    bluebaby072 bluebaby072 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have such a hard time letting my walls down. Also the fact that i was in a seven yr relationship that just recently ended doesn't help. But I just can't trust people at all. I...
    Fantasy646 Fantasy646 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I've always found this strange. On this site, whenever anyone mentions relationship problems, it's often that people will tell that person to just breakup with their significant...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.com AgeMeet.com is the # 1 dating for Older Men Younger Women Dating Site, it offers a meeting place where younger women seeking older...
    sallycc17 sallycc17 26-30, F Apr 3

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.com AgeMeet.com is the # 1 dating for Older Men Younger Women Dating Site, it offers a meeting place where younger women seeking older...
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    Relationships need a solid foundation. It doesnt matter what type of relationship, marriage, business, etc. they all require the same basics. The basic needs for a strong and...
    IM5688 IM5688 56-60, M a week ago

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    I'm a 14-year-old guy (15 this summer) and I'm really wanting a relationship with a girl but I don't know how or who. I'm not a popular person a my school and hang around with the...
    ayazmisarenrag ayazmisarenrag 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Internet Relationship-people say that it won't last but I personally think that it might be more intimate than a FTF relationship. I've been dating this guy from Chicago and he's a...
    BisexualGirl95 BisexualGirl95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    When did we as people start to not take relationship serious anymore? I mean serious. Everyone wants to cheat or tell everyone their business and you wonder why I don't want a...
    lachee lachee 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Nine ways that long distance relationships can help: 1. The knowledge that if you survive the distance, your relationship can survive anything. 2. You don't have to be presentable...
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    hello my friend if you have a bad a relationships. ask i was in my relationships i meet a friend who help me in my relationships,introduce to spell casting who help me to bring...
    emmanule emmanule 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Internet relationships are much more successful than FTF relationships in my opinion because online relationships actually require you to build some type of trust and COMMUNICATION...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    My fairytale has no ending yet, because I am still living it every day, even though it's filled with drama and heartache. The Love of my Life is my best friend. I believe you have...