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    I just got married and we have being seeing a

    counselor since we got serious..I thought what i liked about him in the beginning was normal. Now that I've been getting tools for a healthier life I've come to realize that it's not normal. We have a very dysfunctional relationship. Growing up I was severely tortured and abused...
    peacefulwarrior78 peacefulwarrior78 22-25 Jan 5

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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 younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F Jan 3

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    when you feel like you meet the person thats

    right for you and it's a long distance relationship what would any of you people do about it? like would you wait for them and try to make it work even though you guys won't meet for like 8 years? I'm so lost on what to do and I feel like i'm failing at something, can someone...
    Zoned1 Zoned1 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    So... I guess me and my ex at the time were

    having a rocky and somewhat neglective situation.. Where I had to ask for a break.. Now I know we stopped talking to each other.. But I also felt unloved and unappreciated.. So I was attracted to his boss at first. He was charming... And late one night.. I was talking to his...
    StayStrongGirl92 StayStrongGirl92 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Alexcity Alexcity 18-21, M Dec 9, 2014

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    So here it is. My wife

    and I separated a little over a month ago. I was devastated to say the least. It has been a very ugly ordeal until about a week ago. She randomly sent a text saying she missed me. Started calling to talk and joke etc. she even came over and had breakfast and she hugged me for a...
    Kwreka89 Kwreka89 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    I need advice please from any one no negativity

    I recently ran into a guy I went to highschool with we have been talking for a month now we hang out and he calls me everyday or txts me I really like him and i know he likes me also we act like a couple when we are togetherthe problem is we stated from the beginning because we...
    slynn999 slynn999 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    If your boyfriend once tried to get with your

    bestfriend , what would you do ?
    Hiya1011 Hiya1011 13-15, F 7 Responses May 3, 2014

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    To all the boys out there WHO DO NOT UNDERSTAND

    THEIR WOMEN... The girl who irritates you (but treat you well) the most is the one who is MOST MADLY IN LOVE WITH YOU. A woman will "baby" you, get jealous, ask questions and you may hate it and resent her for it but understand that it's a woman's natural instinct to care for...
    mdkp mdkp 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    Ok so... This guy that I like asks me to hang

    out a lot. We hung out the past couple of days with him and his friend. Next time he asks to hang should I say I can't even though I want to? It isn't attractive to be available often is it? Thanks!
    totallytori totallytori 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I wpuld love to be a guy

    for one day/week. Maybe that will tell me what guys thinks and how they function.
    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    Am i crazy? I look around

    and see all my friends in serious relationships, some married and some with kids. I feel like i am ready to at least start working towards all this. I am ready to have a mature relationship for once. One that can eventually lead to something better. Makes it so much harder since...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Nottobeohsoblunt Nottobeohsoblunt 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2014

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    I'll get straight to the point: I like a guy,

    he's 18 and I'm 15 (I really don't care about age). He's just turned 18 so yeahh. Anyway I'm not sure if he knows I like him? I mean I think I said it once but he never takes any notice and he just plays dumb. Does he not like me or does he know I like him but kind of playing...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2014

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    Have you ever wanted to tell someone how

    perfect they are, but are too scared to do it?
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    So I am in love with my uber sexy model

    boyfriend and my sweet best friend of 8 years. It sounds like a movie or a novel and I can't help but laugh how did I end up in this situation. So here it goes. My boyfriend is the typical sexy bad boy I know he loves me but sometimes he is also very moody. He has lots of...
    Findurvoice02 Findurvoice02 18-21 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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    After 2 months of no contact with me

    and my ex girlfriend, I feel that in ready to talk to her again.. But idk what I should say.. Someone please help me :( thanks
    jeffgordonfan4ever jeffgordonfan4ever 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I have an online boyfriend we've been

    for a year already, we never met yet in real. as we all experience, relationships has its ups and downs. we broke up and went quickly to another relationship. he had it with my bestfriend and me with another man. mine only lasted 3 months. him only a month. after my break up of...
    IAMPINAY IAMPINAY 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    Mourning For A Ghost That Never Lived

    He was all a lie , all he told me about himself , his personality , reasons for his break up and his relationship with an ex was a lie , his imaginary friends that he spoke about so much , maybe even his feelings for me. He created this person that I fell in love with hook line...
    Missreedy Missreedy 31-35 4 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    If anyone reads this please help me

    before I lose my sanity please , I met this guy a while back and I'm fell in love instantly , he told me about his life from the past ( he survived cancer , abusive father , slutty ex girlfriend ) and we spent hours and hours laughing and talking about me visiting him...
    TheFireyPearl TheFireyPearl 18-21, F Dec 25, 2014

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    I'm losing sleep due to the situation I'm in

    so I would appreciate a lot of opinions bc I'm very confused on how the guy feels and what I should do! I'm 17 turning 18 in August, the guy is 24, we just started working together in November at a restaurant. Ever since the first day I thought we just clicked bc we have a lot...
    bluecrush42 bluecrush42 18-21, F Mar 2, 2014

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    AM I Being Used?

    Im sorry its kinda long PLEASe read it and give me your advice i need help:( Ok so ive been talking to this guy for 7 months and hes super sweet. He made me a necklace on valentines day and dedicated a song to me but hes never asked me on a legit date and all we do is hookup...
    confused7754 confused7754 16-17, F 56 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Is anyone awake and wants to talk?

    I can't sleep. My mind won't shut off.
    amyrnmca amyrnmca 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    Help?? :C

    we only have one month left together before he leaves :/ and every day seems to go by so quick. i love him so much i dont wanna let go of what we have but i was never one to believe in long distance relationships. ive seen the way people get hurt and just thinking bout it makes...
    marie70413 marie70413 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    Soo I became friends with a co worker.

    Brfore even, I had found him attractive but I'm happily taken. We only talked for work purposes at first but then he revealed he felt a certain way about me. I tried to cut him off and avoid him but I'm starting to feel ... Ways
    girlonfire601 girlonfire601 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    I have been dating this wonderful guy

    for the past nine months. He is from another country and his work visa will expire soon. He leaves in two weeks to go back home. We are madly in love with each other but the problem is he doesn't want to stay in my country because of the job he is in. And he asked me to come to...
    kiearadroaga kiearadroaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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    My boyfriend lies to me about being with girls

    and says he has been when he really hasn't. He smokes and I dont like it. I want to break up with him but dont have the confidence to just be ok with it. Help!!
    Courtneyquickel Courtneyquickel 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    For those who read my other posts here's an

    update to what's been happening. Since Friday when my boyfriend told me he didn't a relationship and wanted to be alone. That same night he came to realization that he does want to be with me and I can tell through his attitude and the way he was with me but I feel broken...
    MileyyV MileyyV 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    I am a good looking guy

    but I am absolutely terrible with women. I can never get past the first date. I don't get it I'm funny and somewhat charming. Fml
    Kwreka89 Kwreka89 22-25, M Jan 20

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    My ex broke up with me 4 years back due to his

    ex.Now we are again contacting each other and he started expressing his feelings for me.It has only been a month though.A few days back I visited him and he kissed me by force while expressing his love for me.I tried to resist him but he was very strong.He continued to kiss me...
    sweetrhee sweetrhee 22-25, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Alright guys so I'm at breaking point.

    ..I thought I was a few months ago, but now this is it. I have no idea what to do, what to think, and what's real and what's not. I've been talking or seeing this guy you could say for over a year. At first, it was just something casual. We both had gotten dumped by the people we...
    brittersnicole brittersnicole 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    The Best Advice I'Ve Heard.

    This was from the play, Madea goes to jail. Yes, she's/he's crazy and funny. (To me) But this scene was honestly the biggest eye opener. "Sonny: What am I supposed to do now? Madea: Get up and go on with your life. It's all right to sit around and be depressed for a minute...
    IWillMakeYouThink IWillMakeYouThink 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    For as long as I can remember I have done

    for others, putting their needs before my own, and it really doesn't matter who it is, just whomever is in my life at the time. Now is no different than any other. tonight as I finished dinner I realized I could be stupid, or maybe not!! Maybe it is time for me to turn karma...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Jan 7

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    I terribly need advice.

    I know it's wrong but I'm a 22 year old having an affair with a 46 year old married guy. It's been going on for over a year. I love him, he loves me. But overtime I'm starting to see how much it really means to be settling for a relationship like this. And I worry about not...
    monzdp monzdp 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day 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 successful older men looking for younger women. With actresses such as Catherine Zeta Jones marrying Michael Douglas with an age gap of 25 years...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    So here it is. I got in contact with an old

    friend recently. She and I started to chat through FB and for the first time since we have known each other we are both single. So I asked her out for coffee. Day came and she was busy last minute and couldn't make it. Well destiny struck, I'm a construction worker and the...
    Kwreka89 Kwreka89 22-25, M Jan 17

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    So my ex and I started talking again

    after 2 years. We saw each other again & lost my virginity to him . I talked to him about giving our relationship a second chance & he accepted. Days later he just stopped talking to me . I texted him asking if " everything was fine" he responded 5 days later saying his always...
    AleAlv31 AleAlv31 18-21, F Dec 23, 2014

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    I've been living with my partner

    for 3 months now and everyday of the week he hangs with his friends. I get home from work and he's either out with them or they're at my house. Should this be a worry or should I be happy for him that he has a group of good friends? I've told him that it would be nice...
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 5 Responses May 28, 2014

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    So, I love my boyfriend,

    very much. Well actually he's my fiancé, so obviously I love him enough that once upon a time I said yes to marrying him. Lately it seems that everything is about him, nothing that matters to me is important. He asks me to look for something I want for Christmas, so when we are...
    AlicebeneyisSilvereyes AlicebeneyisSilvereyes 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Hi, so let me throw down this scenario to you

    guys the best way possible. I love my boyfriend, been together and lived together for over a year and a half. Since week 2 of our relationship he has struggled with his incapability to handle his drinking. I have saved his life twice, from sticking my fingers down his throat to...
    kolo1463 kolo1463 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    Me and my boyfriend has been together

    for 2 months now. And we known each other for 2 1/2 year before we started dating. I have real strong feeling for him and this year he is enlisting for the Marine's and I don't know what to do!! I don't want this amazing relationship to end. I'm falling in love with him and he...
    HakunaMatata711 HakunaMatata711 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    Ok guys. So there's a boy

    and he and I have been friends for a month or two. And I really like him. And I know he likes me back. But he wants to treat a girl right and get to know her before he asks her out and before that he's gonna ask her dad. I really like him. And the guy and I talk about...
    awkwardtaco2001 awkwardtaco2001 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2014

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    i love my dog to death !

    but i need some advice he is deaf and does not learn very easily i dont have the money to take him to a trainer ... i just moved in with my boyfriend which is 12 hours away ! so it was a huge step my boyfriend doesnt want him on the bed on in the kitchen which is fine however my...
    Christine110390 Christine110390 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I am so emotionally out of control lately.

    Anyone have any answers as to why this is? I know partly is because I am sleep deprived, but I just wake up so paranoid and on guard. I don't know why, but it's really starting to freak me out. I have a new bf and I really don't want to scare him away with how I've been acting...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    I like someone that I shouldn't,

    I don't know how to stop liking them they are completely wrong for me!!!
    sharz16 sharz16 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    I struggle with the beginning part of starting

    a relationship, girls say, "I don't wanna mess up and rush into things." I'm like 2weeks is enuff, we both like each other, then let's date!?. What is the point in waiting for so long?
    Ison56 Ison56 16-17, M Dec 9, 2014

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    Hello, I'm posting this out of pure curiosity

    wether or not to do this, Last year I was dating his guy for nine months until I found out that he was a total 'love rat' through out the whole of our so called relationship. I never felt so down about something til just before Christmas he text me saying he 'had work issues...
    jaexo jaexo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Unbelievable. So after waiting seven months

    for my girlfriend, Nicole, to decide whether or not she wants to take me back she shocked me by agreeing to do so. I should have been celebrating but she sounded like she was a little pressured to do so and I know I didn't put any kind of gun to her head. But here's the real...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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    My boyfriend is very "neat

    and organized" last night he started to show how upset he gets when I'm not as clean or organized. It made me feel like it's something he'll never be able to look past. What do I do?
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I miss you so much. You only seem to want to

    talk to me when we talk about sex, even though you say you like me back :( why can't we just sit down and talk? :(
    lottie1996 lottie1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2014

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