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I Must Attract Emotional Abusers

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    Another Abuser

    I left an emotionally abusive relationship over a year ago. It was really tough getting out of it and getting over it. I recently met someone else. I started getting red flags as to the things he was saying/doing. I put them aside but kept note. Should have probably ended things...
    Maureen3 Maureen3 31-35 5 Responses Dec 24, 2008

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    Another Abuser

    I left an emotionally abusive relationship over a year ago. It was really tough getting out of it and getting over it. I recently met someone else. I started getting red flags as to the things he was saying/doing. I put them aside but kept note. Should have probably ended things...
    Maureen3 Maureen3 31-35 3 Responses Dec 24, 2008

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    Shot Through the Heart...again!

    i must have a sign on my forehead that says "men who like to mess with my head and heart line up here"..... well i seem to be in another relationship that has emotional and mental abuse written all over it. My boyfriend i believe,,is having an emotional breakdown of...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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    The Only Thing Constant In All My Failed Relationships Is Me

    I always seem to end up with my emotions all twisted.  It affects me in so many different ways.  It consumes me.  I feel like a fool and I always end up convincing myself that it's my fault - at least it feels like that. I'm still in a relationship but I...
    whydoi whydoi 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 20, 2008

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    Why did he take it all? I was not smart. I knew I was not smart because I was told that every day. Sometimes with words and sometimes it was said with a look or a certain shrug...
    NoDavid NoDavid 46-50 Apr 12

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    Why did he take it all? I was not smart. I knew I was not smart because I was told that every day. Sometimes with words and sometimes it was said with a look or a certain shrug...
    NoDavid NoDavid 46-50 1 Response Apr 13

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    THIS IS A REAL AND LEGITMATE FORM OF ABUSE. I struggle with the fact that not only was my ex emotionally abusive, but so was my own father. I can legitimately say that I am...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I help women and children escape from there abusers. My foundation has helped over 1100 women in the last year alone an I do everything in my power to double this number every year...
    tj599 tj599 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Many people ask why do you stay in an abusive relationship the answer to that is simple many times with emotional abuse you do not realize you're being abused because the abuser...
    jadelaoch jadelaoch 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I was with "him" for almost 30 years. In the beginning I did notice that he was somewhat controlling. Also he could be manipulative. However in those times these actions were...
    Freedom425 Freedom425 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    The name of this particular group is a misnomer because whether one believes in emotional connection or not, the fact of the matter is, it exists. I think what individuals do with...
    Marah613 Marah613 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 14

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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 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 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 1 Response Apr 5

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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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    Honestly no one aside from family had ever told me that until I was about 18. I'd been holla'd at by guys in cars, but that's not the same at all. I was a weird kid. Not...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Girls are just better! I feel I'm so much more attracted to girls than guys emotionally and physically, they're just so sweet and beautiful ! I would love to have a girlfriend (:
    Glo1417 Glo1417 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 11

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    I find them attractive even though I know I shouldnt, maybe its because iv actually been hit on by some girls some as old as 16 and others who where 13. I almost got into a serious...
    Gentlemen2014 Gentlemen2014 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have to get this off my chest! I am a mother of a beautiful 4 year old girl, i have been living with her father for almost 6 years and am engaged. I have always been bisexual...
    newhearts91 newhearts91 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    To complicate matters, I am also married. But I am madly attracted to a male coworker. We are both married teachers and have adjacent classrooms. I've known him for four years and...
    Keeks1 Keeks1 41-45 Mar 26

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    At first glance the narcissist appears to the unsuspecting onlooker as being full of self-control; they come across as charismatic, educated, confidant, charming, and sociable...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I love most genres of music. Its amazing how therapeutic music can be. It can soothe,console,comfort,completely change my mood. Its quite powerful when i think about it I have...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Apr 3

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    we are freshman in highschool, age 15, he's 16. at the beginning of our relationship he acted as if he didn't know me, he'd never sit with me at lunch, or ever try and spend time...
    katiebrooks005 katiebrooks005 13-15, F Apr 5

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    moving from over happy, to major rage, then rejected all in one day. Don't call or text and I think I have done something to upset you, to push you away, that must be why you don...
    mywastedlife mywastedlife 31-35, F Apr 9

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    People have their own preferences. I would never exclude someone for not having all the things I am attracted to because a person is more than their looks but these are the things...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Recently, so many feelings have been going on inside of me and I don't know how to deal with them. I would write about them, use them for something that would come in handy, but...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Before anything sexual happens I need to feel an emotional connection to her. I know this is soooo not a typical guy thing to say or way to be but I have gone into situations and...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I've always looked at myself in the mirror or photos and just thought eww.. I don't understand how some have said they find me attractive. To begin with its only happened like...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Like almost every woman, I'm attracted to the bad boys, not all, but some! It doesn't matter how old Kieffer Sutherland gets he's hot! From when he played in Stand By Me, The...
    rdhdstepchld rdhdstepchld 31-35, F Apr 7

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    I don't like it when I attract older men. It's really starting to bother me. As a 20 year old, my preference in men just does not include 40-60 year olds. I know there are women...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am very attracted to women. I guess that is why I am bisexual :) My 1st sexual experience, consensual experience, was with a woman, well with a girl I should say :) I do love...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I don't know if "thugs" is the best term for my experience but.. I'm attracted to guys that I wish I wasn't. I'm attracted to criminals and drug addicts, guys with a lot if baggage...
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Asian male here. I'm glad to know that we're not forgotten about. I'm attracted to all types but I always felt like no one was attracted to Asian men.
    GDlifestyle GDlifestyle 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    He cheated on me before and I forgave him, I still love him and I know he doesn't feel attracted to me. He can't even fake he feel sexually attracted to me, every time he triesits...
    Goardilla Goardilla 22-25, F Mar 27

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    You Are 70% Grown Up, 30% Kid Congratulations, you are definitely quite emotionally mature...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    First of all, I am not a cutter, I am not suicidal, and never have been, I don't want to die. I want to live. But I am not living. I have been stuck in a unwanted role for the...
    CameraForEyes CameraForEyes 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I was in a emotional abusive relationship and I'm out of it now . My ex and I started dating freshman year of high school but we've known each other since 7th grade . He never used...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Married to a passive aggressive/narcissist-I have been with my husband for twenty years, married for fifteen. I use to think there was really something wrong with me. I'm 43 years...
    tmcmjc tmcmjc 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Oké, so since I was like 8 years old I never was an attractive guy who was told he is pretty. Expect By family.. I actually was always the strange guy with weird looks and...
    bosslim bosslim 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    The peace I have now that I was taken away from before truly shows that these relationships hold you back from loving yourself and loving others. Self-awareness is completely gone...
    blowyamind blowyamind 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I've never been the most attractive guy and I knew it. In high school I was overweight and I really didn't care to ask anyone out because I knew what the answer would be. After...
    Jbsc21 Jbsc21 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Just because they have the higher possibility that they're my type. I like people who have sociopathic traits or anti-social behavior. They're so attractive to me, that why I'm...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My whole life I have been attracted to older women. I know I would love to be in a discrete relationship with a sexy older woman. I turned 18 a couple months ago and I really want...
    YoungAndHungry YoungAndHungry 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'm attracted to Cassie and I can't have her. I'm attracted to Beyonce and I can't have her. I want to MARRY Cyn Santana and I can't have her either! 😭😭😭
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Physical pain is something that I can see, therefore I know given time the scars or bruises will go away. But emotional pain, I know it's there but I don't know what to do. No...
    AriannaG AriannaG 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Some peeps find me pretty damn hot, some people think I'm pretty or cute, some peeps think I'm not really that pretty, some think I'm ugly af. Friends say I'm cute, and I honestly...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    Does any other women girls have an overwhelming attraction to women girls that they can't function through the day without thinking ov them, I am always attracted to straight girls...
    Nic34brit Nic34brit 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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    I noticed that I started getting attracted to girls at a young age. I mean, my heart would pound when a pretty girl would smile or talk to me. As time marched on, I realized that I...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Through my experiences of the law of attraction, and my ability to make some sense of it all, i have created a new blog that helps others to understand and use the law of...
    themomentrepreneurs themomentrepreneurs 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I am naturally attracted to men that are intelligent and can hold stimulating conversations. A sharp mind with the self-confidence to back it up is one of the qualities I find most...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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