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I Let Go of a Disfunctional Relationship

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    So there's this guy… I know how many of these "can't let go" post start with that, original! But anyway, there's this guy and I fell hard for him long time ago. First a little...
    mariamaria24 mariamaria24 26-30, F Jan 1

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't think I am abused. I love my dad so much but I'm not sure if he feels the same. I try too explain how mean he is to me to my friends but they've met him and say he's too...
    smilecosucan smilecosucan 26-30, F Jan 10

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    I went through a break up on January 7, and my life has changed in many ways. We were having a long distance relationship, since he went to get his law degree to the usa. We have...
    nyl16 nyl16 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Just so you know...yes I am currently in a long distance relationship with a lady I consider my true love. So I have seen this question asked on here and there are as many negative...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 14 hrs ago

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    Awkwardly enough, we met on omegle. Back in November, I was home alone and bored- just looking for someone to chat with. I went on omegle, in the beginning it was quite the let...
    highonlife16 highonlife16 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Let me just say it doesn't ******* work. Save your time, you're welcome!!!
    Broken0923 Broken0923 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    If you have to claim a relationship as hard work then you obviously shouldn't be in a relationship to begin with...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    It is seriously the hardest relationship I have ever been in. we have been together for almost a year and used to live together in California. but for the past few months we have...
    fractalpterodactyl fractalpterodactyl 26-30, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Hi, this is my very first post. I just would like to share what i have been going through for the last month or so. First, backstory: I met this girl 4 years ago. She was 15, i...
    roobs108 roobs108 22-25, M Jan 3

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    I suppose it doesn't matter now that we broke up, but I still feel it gripping on to me. My girlfriend was bi-polar, depression and family trouble. She was my first love, and it...
    Inviticus Inviticus 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey there whoever is reading this:) I'm looking because I have never been in a relationship before...I'm looking for a guy who loves drawing and food as much as I do:) whenever I'm...
    wolflover514 wolflover514 16-17, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    My relationship imploding and we don't know how to stay tied to each other. We keep fighting about the same things and I'm willing to change but there's all these misunderstandings...
    Dreamerrrrrrr Dreamerrrrrrr 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I don't mind working to keep a relationship good as long as I'm not the only one trying.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I believe it depends on the people in the relationship because ldrs involve lots of trust, communication, and no room for lying.
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    All I want is a guy who is sweet, loving, honest, loyal, plays video games, likes to smoke, drink and **** on the regular lol. Oh and wants a relationship. Why is that so hard to...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    never in my entire life. I've legit never had a relationship. #baeless
    123peppy 123peppy 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm 20. You know what? I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm 20. You know what? I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm 20. You know what? I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm 20. You know what? I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm 20. You know what? I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm 20. You know what? I know I need to let go of my mother- it's because our relationship doesn't serve me or her and it's unhealthy and I feel she puts pressure on me. SHE IS...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for almost 8 months now, and we've been talking about marriage but now I'm ambivalent. When we first started dating I was over the moon happy, as he...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    In June of 2009, i met a man whom i would later almost marry. Instead of marrying him, i left him, and he devastated me as a whole. The relationship lasted just beyond four years...
    MrsVader00 MrsVader00 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I just want start off saying that im in relationship, wit my son father I been in relationship wit him about 3yrs now just make long story short he use to be married first before...
    tekey34 tekey34 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ive been in a relationship with my bf for the past 5 years i live with him for the past 4 years , and i dnt wanna be with him anymore bc i dnt love him anymore , its just over for...
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Letter 5 Dear Steve it's 2015 and I have survived 2014 despite your best efforts to stop me. I enter 2015 knowing things are far from resolved and there are many battles yet to...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I recently got out of an abusive relationship and I have trust issues to begin with. Unfortunately, the relationship made them worse. I'm not interested in a relationship and it...
    TheWicked TheWicked 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    I will try to keep this as short as possible. There's probably no way to really start this so I'll just jump into it. I've been with this guy for 4 years. We bought a house...
    lilsunshine1129 lilsunshine1129 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    My ex boyfriend tells me the way I have messed up with guys. I have only been in online relationships (or relationships that began online)for the last 10 years. I don't see it as...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 day ago

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    I am not in an abusive relationship - I was in a verbal and emotionally abusive relationship but I chose to bring it to an end. Life moved on, I met someone else and Well here it...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Jan 1

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    I joined this group because the title is so true. I am sitting here in my home getting ready to run out for errands which will keep me busy most of the day. That's a good thing...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Really all these years we have been through the good, the bad, and the ugly. Our relationship began to fall apart for the 100th time and I was sick of fighting to be loved so I let...
    heavenlygrace heavenlygrace 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    My relationship with my mom is... problematic, I'd say. We are in touch, however the best thing that ever happened to our relationship was distance. We love each other, but our...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F Jan 18

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    I am in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend. I have been judged due to our age as well as the age gap. I have told the few friends I have. Only one is aware that it is...
    Pinkstarx Pinkstarx 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    As I think about retrospectively, neither you nor other people stay the same forever, and sometimes you just have to accept that and move on with your life. While it's difficult to...
    1x1muse1x1 1x1muse1x1 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Just realized that I do tend to have an attitude. I've always known I had it but I wasn't mature enough to understand how it affects my relationships. I'm beyond stubborn. If it's...
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 3