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I Lose Myself When I Am In a Relationship

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    For me, it's like when I'm in a relationship, I slowly change into what they want me to be instead of what I am or what I want to be. In my last relationship I ended up hating myself and felt suffocated. Even though I told myself I wouldnt change into what he wanted me to be, I...
    xinthescene xinthescene 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    Come to Mommy!!

    its like when im in a realtionship..(which i am in one as i write) i put my partners feelings before my own...my needs go out the window..i have a problem with spoiling her in such a way that i treat her like a baby..like she cant do anything for herself...its sick!
    piggy843 piggy843 26-30 1 Response Jan 2, 2009

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    I lost you. I lost myself in fear of losing you. I wish I didn't do but I did. People say fools rushin. People say everything happens for a reason. You changed me. I turned into...
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    I hope tianalovesher knows she's in sooooo much trouble
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    I wish I wasn't so hard on myself but I'm afraid if I stop I won't have any motivation to move forward. It's as if I have this real of all my shortcomings and it just plays again...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 3

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    I'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    0. Height? 1,63 cm. 1. Virgin? Eh... 2. Shoe size? 6 (USA standard). 3. Do you smoke? Nope 4. Do you drink? Um yeah, lots of water and soda. 5. Do you take drugs? When I'm sick. 6...
    AtLoss AtLoss 16-17, T Apr 27

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    It's still fresh in my memory when I was a kid, I could imagine living all by myself when I grow up rather than having a family on my own or having a child without a husband. Long...
    Sunset27 Sunset27 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm slowly beginning to resent my partner. I'm not sure when it started, but I feel like I've had to hold back and haven't stood up for myself when instead I should. There's a lot...
    theincarnated1 theincarnated1 26-30 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes being in a relationship makes me feel like killing myself when we talk about "real issues"
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 1 Response May 10

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    Every day, every time I go to school I learn to become more and more ashamed of myself then I currently am. Everybody always has to point out the bad of me. Even the person I used...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I won't lie, I do this many a time myself when I really don't feel like talking or the person is writing senseless stuff, can be endless reasons but in short... lack of interest...
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M Apr 22

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    SingingHeaven47 SingingHeaven47 18-21, F May 5

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    what's really strange is that people often say I come across stuck up or full of myself.. when the harsh reality is that I am probably one of the most insecure people they will...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was dating a guy that I thought I loved and loved me back my senior year in high school. He started out very nice and polite at first and even fooled my family in the beginning...
    Kkzand Kkzand 18-21, F 22 mins ago

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    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am a Desperate Woman I am annoyed at the fact that i am 27 and have been sick since i was 16 i had an operation to keep my stomach open cos i was losing too much weight, now i...
    Alanuin Alanuin 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I got a girlfriend just yesterday and she was lesbian maybe bi. She was my crush in junior high. She got a girlfriend before and they celebrate their 7 months just yesterday and...
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    It all goes back to May of 2012. At the time I was still in the process of disputing my claim for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and still coping with the worst of my severe...
    WorldCreator WorldCreator 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend loves me a lot and I love him so much but I've been seeing that he's not as good as I thought... I lost my virginity to him a while ago but I didn't mean to; I was...
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    My fiancé will be leaving for Korea for 9 months. He is only getting to come see me for a week. I work 40 hours and go to school but all I wanna do is be with him. Here at home I...
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    our relationship has never been typical. it's always been weird... unconventional. well, i suppose it's becoming more normal and accepted these days... anyway, we met online. just...
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    I can't believe what I did. I knew a wonderful girl, got really anxious about screwing the relationship 'till I screwed it 'cause of the anxiety itself. She tried to stay with me...
    MySelfIsAfterMe MySelfIsAfterMe 22-25, M 1 Response May 12

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    It doesnt always mean i want to change..sometimes i just want someone to understand,not try to change me....am i not good enough or something? If i was,.. then no one would want me...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Okay, first off, this is going to sound like a joke to y'all. I in no way think I'm overweight, I know I'm in decent shape compared to the average American, but I'm not trying to...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    SO I was typing how to stop being a loser and found this site. Most people were speaking of why they are a loser and I didn't see anything on how to change. I do want to change. I...
    Overit1 Overit1 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    I had a good morning today and yes, I hate waking up because it's cold outside of the bed, but I was okay. I actually spent time with my mum and talked to her and went shopping...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Throughout my entire life I have been pressured to lose weight. I have been called names and been a joke to many people. Not going to lie, that brings me down. Even when people...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 6 Responses May 9

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    I just have to keep reminding myself that not everything deserves my energy. I'm usually misunderstood by people that aren't listening properly, and are only hearing what they want...
    IsisAuset IsisAuset 22-25, F 2 Responses 40 mins ago

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    I'm tired once again. I'm finding I am better off by myself. I hate this merry go round relationships send you in. I can guarantee one thing now days, relationships will end. There...
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    There is a reason why I find myself excuses to avoid relationships. Confidence and self-esteem go hand in hand and they are mostly essential for a successful relationship. I...
    Irwenzo Irwenzo 22-25, M May 3

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    tired of being overweight.. i seriously want to lose weight..i can't buy pretty dresses cuz they are not of my size and i always end up looking like a little fat buffalo lol...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 5 Responses May 3

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    When in a relationship it should not feel like you're playing a game. When you play games, there has to be a loser....remember that
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 5 Responses May 4

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    I can't tell my family because I still get so defensive for him. I know he is wrong but I still care and i feel horrible for him at times and can't think of anyone else disliking...
    CC56591 CC56591 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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