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I Let Go of a Disfunctional Relationship

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    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 two years. I was on my knees, begging him to take me back - pleading and saying I was sorry. I even sort of...
    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 him an answer right away. Bout a month later, we finally did go out. He seemed to be the perfect guy. But it didn't last...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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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 the relationship went the way it did. But OMG it was so powerful. We loved each other so much we were always as if we were one.  The...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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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 My whole life I have been pretty much an "only child" (not literally but all my siblings are way older~ hence...
    delishious delishious 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2010

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    I just can not stand a small talk and gossip; Talking about weather, food or other people and what not. It all seems so empty, shallow and boring. How can you get to know anyone...
    Socres Socres 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Have just ruined my new relationship? Hi,been in a relationship with an amazing girl for the last 2 months, we clicked from day one and took things slow to get to know each other...
    danny7070 danny7070 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    I really don't see a problem with interracial relationships, I mean who you love is who you love.
    RandomUsername15 RandomUsername15 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Trust means everything to me and without it in a relationship there is nothing. You also have to have respect.
    RandomUsername15 RandomUsername15 13-15, F 18 mins ago

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    I usually don't think about topics like relationships, intimacy, etc etc. But a few weeks ago I came to the conclusion that a polygamic relationship could work out fine for both...
    OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Im writing this in hopes it helps clear my mind. Hopefully someone would be able to help me understand why life and love works the way it does... Years ago i met a man who truly...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I met (let's call him T) T two years ago. In April of this year, I had the opportunity to go visit him in Japan and really hit it off with him. We ended up liking each other and...
    dreamsheep dreamsheep 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Why?? I don't get it, I've been in and out of relationships since being young and leaving someone has never really effected me. I have the ability to be able to shut anyone out of...
    fatty44 fatty44 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I know I've held so many memories with emotions, and people that are dear to me in my heart. I loved someone dearly and in return I have fet loved before. It's really hard to let...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Why would a woman want a female led relationship you might ask. The answer is, she's more comfortable being the one in the lead role. Having control and order in her relationship...
    deeken deeken 36-40 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I write letters to someone in prison for about 2 years now, his an old high school friend and is actually my sister ex boyfriend but she moved on and got married so she stopped...
    kcbabypro kcbabypro 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    USA/Ghana-- 7 years ago I went to Ghana with a Ghanaian-American guy I was dating at the time (let's call him Yaw). Since Yaw's main purpose in going to Ghana was to visit family...
    Eureka54 Eureka54 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    USA/Ghana-- 7 years ago I went to Ghana with a Ghanaian-American guy I was dating at the time (let's call him Yaw). Since Yaw's main purpose in going to Ghana was to visit family...
    Eureka54 Eureka54 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Dear ----, I am writing to express my confused feelings about our relationship. I know we have gone through a lot in the past two years and we have both felt like there was no...
    ILoveYouVeryMuch ILoveYouVeryMuch 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am a cadet on a ship. He is the third engineer, devastatingly good looking - and married with two kids.. Now when I met him I had no intentions of anything sexual, and I had no...
    Abplo Abplo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I feel that resentment kills relationships. I was just texting my ex GF about how I missed her humour. She is usually cordial but got weird when I told her that I find it...
    suryothai suryothai 36-40 Aug 7

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    I just got out of a terrible and torturous relationship recently and I decided to jump straight into another relationship (so stupid, I know). This new guy seemed to have so much...
    mistakeoverload mistakeoverload 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    well, since the last post, i met a really great guy, and sadly, i had to let him go. mr. red-head (my nickname for him) moved to California, and we agreed to maintain a friendship...
    sugabuga1 sugabuga1 31-35, F Jul 24

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    Recently my bf and I have had problems in our relationship. I don't believe he is a strong person who can stand up for himself. His parents are having issues with our relationship...
    AmoyL AmoyL 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Finally got out of the stupid relationship!!!! Just so glad but... Not everything is all peachy, even thought I'm moving on 100% my Ex on the other hand just doesn't know to let it...
    ashleyloveca16 ashleyloveca16 13-15, F Aug 14

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    7.2.11 I met my ex boyfriend, "S". I thought he was so cute & funny & sweet. He lived in FL, I lived in NJ. I was only 13, & he was 14. We met online, & eventually gave each other...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F Jul 27

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    My daughters 16 yr old boyfriend was in an emotionally abusive relationship with his stepdad and the stepdad kicked him out. I really didn't see that I had a choice and I let him...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Falling in love with your best friend probably is one of the most wonderful (kilig) or inspiring things that can happen your love life.:) I've experienced it, I realized that I...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 28

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    I really need help please. So I met this guy through my friends face book and we have been talking for about two weeks and we really like each other and we plan on dating in the...
    kaylafuentes kaylafuentes 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I don't know if I can say "Am" anymore. I am just so sad rightnow and frustrated.. We have been long distance since the beginning. and now that he is in Tokio he realized how far...
    sahikat sahikat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I'm just not cut out for then. I'm emotionally spent, like all the time. My first serious relationship was online- we didn't even put a label on it, we just talked all the time...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Aug 8

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    My ex and I broke up a few weeks ago. We dated for 4 months. The first month and a half was great and we were "in love" and I had no problem letting him in surprisingly. I'm one of...
    xprncemore xprncemore 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm so confused about my relationship ,or shall I say my past relationship..we have had our share of ups n downs ...like all couples..however here's where I'm lost at I have tried...
    crissyred33 crissyred33 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Just letting everyone know I am in a relationship and take relationships seriously. I will not send and do not wish to receive pictures. So if you message me asking for either don...
    cacc21 cacc21 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I met him a year after my husband committed suicide when all I wanted to do was run away from my life. He's traveled the country hitch hiking and had amazing stories to tell and a...
    fishinfan84 fishinfan84 26-30, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I just wanted to let you know that I've never want to let you go... But I did say that I give up a couple weeks ago and we haven't talk for more than 2 weeks. It's not the longest...
    Areddreamgirl Areddreamgirl 26-30, F Aug 5

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    I'm trying hard to let go of a man I'm obsessed with. I wanted him after we first met, we had a short so-called relationship which wasn't satisfying because he never opened his...
    dragonkin9 dragonkin9 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I only realized after the relationship ended just how bad it was. At first everything was fine but after a while it started to sour and in my heart I knew that but couldn't admit...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F Jul 24

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    Well then if you want to help someone who wont let you in then Let Go! Be there if they ask or need you or just listen. Sometimes people have their reasons n just want to be alone...
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F Jul 24

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    I Was in a 7 year relationship (I was 17 he was 25 when we met),And in the beginning it was great (or so I Naively thought....) but slowly he became controlling,demanding and what...
    Naggi12 Naggi12 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Im so confused, frustrated, remorseful and sad. I dont know how to help my boyfriend we have been together for a year but i really hurt him:( i betrayed him and he found out and i...
    Dana93y Dana93y 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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