I Think I'm In An Unhealthy Relationship

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    Every time we fight things get

    so ugly.. But i do fight back.. in my own ways. i never let him push me around or hit me without hitting him back. He brings out this bad side of me that I'm not really used to seeing. I'm so confused. I feel like a bad person. I'm not sure if I would consider this abusive...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2014

    I'm In An Unhealthy Relationship

    I think these are all very common signs of an unhealthy relationship; again some are pretty obvious and some not so obvious: • Poor Communication • Financial Problems • Lack of Commitment • Change in Priorities • Infidelity • Different Expectations or Needs...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    Oct 7, 2010

    My girlfriend is an introvert

    and I am an extrovert. I am terrified that for the rest of our lives I will never be able to bring her around large groups of my friends because it gives her anxiety.
    tellmyself tellmyself
    26-30, M
    Nov 4, 2015

    Ought to Know Better

     My husband and I "fell in love" (I with the idea of love) 20 years ago, after I'd been through years of rough times as a single mom.  I had divorced because my 1st husband was physically abusive.  My dad had this bizarre relationship with me where he...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2009

    Yes, Me and the Bottle. ...

    yes, me and the bottle. too much beer. way too much.
    JoshTurner JoshTurner
    26-30, M
    Nov 20, 2007

    Yeah, I'm In a Relationshi...

    Yeah, I'm in a relationship with myself. That's really unhealthy. Everything is so one-sided.
    sweetd sweetd
    56-60, F
    Nov 20, 2007

    No Idea What to Do Here...

    So at the beginning of the summer I started seeing this guy who I've known for a long time.  We'd liked each other for about three years but I was seeing other people for a while and so nothing started up right away...when it did there was some friction between us b/c I had...
    NieEinEngel NieEinEngel
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2007

    Not a Romantic One, Mind You. ...

    Not a romantic one, mind you. But for some reason I seem to attract the type of people that try for co-dependent relationships, and I'm really not that type at all. So it bugs me when my 'friends' get mad at each other over me. Seriously.
    Irishchick Irishchick
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2007

    Should I Stay? Or Should I Go?

         My boyfriend and I have been together for 2 years and 4 months. I hate to say it but the last year hasn't been as good as it was at first. I think that my boyfriend is verbally abusive to me. Actually i know he is! I did some research online to find out...
    lougirl lougirl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2009

    Should I Continue With This Relastionship Or Quit?

    Hello good people, sorry for my english is not that good but i hope you will understand and help me. well i have been in relastionship as boyfriend and galfriend for 3yrs, and now we have a baby of 1yr old. the main concern i have the guys looks like he is not certain about...
    Kanza Kanza
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012

    Because I'm Losing My Own Identity

    What started out a very cool relationship(marriage) has turned out to be a nightmare for me. Ten years ago Iwas a very happy girl. Always looking for another laugh and to make people smile. This is not my first marriage nor his. The changes in him were gradual for the...
    arllena arllena
    1 Response Jan 18, 2008

    Need Strength. Can'T Bring Myself To Leave.

    I'm feeling so defeated right now and just need a forum where I can vent. I have been dating my boyfriend for 5 years straight and it has never been smooth sailing. From the very beginning he has always been self absorbed and sometimes even downright mean. It never got to the...
    Feb 4, 2013

    About To Let It Go

    I've been in a relationship with her for 6years and she used to love me with everything she had.It all started to change 3years back when she found out that I was flirting online with emails.She said she forgave me and she wants to work things out...
    slep slep
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 19, 2010

    Just a Rant..

    Just more crap this morning... He was running late for work, and naturally he turned this into being MY fault.  He was stomping all around in a huff, mad because I was able to sleep in a bit this morning because I have a MAMMOGRAM appointment later on. (Like, I'm so lucky...
    genzero genzero
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jun 19, 2007

    Why Do I Still Love Him So Much?

    I met my husband almost 6 years ago.  It was a rough relationship from the start.  For the most part, I've always been pretty responsible and clean cut.  The good girl at the top of her class.  Then this bad boy caught my eye - and I was hooked.  At first...
    z2320 z2320
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jan 27, 2010

    Small Town Girls

    So I have to rant right now because I've just got done with a day from hell both at work (2 jobs) and with this girl I'm currently in a relationship with. Here's the thing she is 5 years younger than me (20) and painfully shy around my friends when we go out. This has made...
    frazzleb frazzleb
    22-25, M
    Feb 23, 2008

    Unhealthy Relationship

    I think that in an unhealthy relationship, one or both participants attempt to control or influence the other, make the other feel bad, dictate the partner's moves, criticize the other's relatives, are scared of the partner's anger, discourage the other from being close with...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2010

    Here Goes...

    Ok.. well I met this guy online.. and over the summer we fell in love. Talking nonstop, online and on the phone, was all it took. I stayed up til 3 in the morning talking to him knowing I'd have to get up at 7 for work... He came to visit for a week, my treat, and That was it. We...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2010

    Ugh I Wrote This In the Wrong Window

     thats annoying...   I deserve better, but I am too afraid to be alone. He made me get rid of most of my friends, he checked on his computer to make sure I did. I feel like he knew, deep down, what he was doing.He's cut me off from everything else. I think he thinks...
    thegirlwiththefatcat thegirlwiththefatcat
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 12, 2009

    Where Are the Boundaries of Privacy?

    I think that my relationship is unhealthy at times.  We have major trust issues because of infidelities that have happened.  He wants his privacy and I feel that as his girlfriend that lives with him that I should be able to see his emails since that is where the...
    genniangel0 genniangel0
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    My Relationship

    My boyfriend doesn't even talk to me outside of school. Not online, not on the phone, definitely not in person. We don't see each other. Or do anything. I spend most of the time miserable because he doesn't even talk to me. But for now, there's definitely not one else out...
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2007

    The Word Fat

    I know as a woman the word fat makes me so angry, but when your boyfriend say "you are getting a little fat, or choby" y want to punch him in the face. You think i am overeacting?
    charliemed charliemed
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

    I Miss You!

    I miss the closeness that people share in a marriage. I miss the little things that we each used to do to suprise the other. I miss the notes left behind. I miss the phone calls just because, I miss being the top priority in your life and overall I Miss You! How do you deal with...
    maxwell maxwell
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jul 9, 2007

    We get to see each other

    once a week at best and when we're together it's usually great. But then for the whole week after/leading up to it there's just nothing between us. We do text but they don't really mean anything. I don't know what to do, I love him but I don't know if this whole relationship is...
    idontknowwhatusername idontknowwhatusername
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2015


     Ive been with her for close to 7 years she is only 25 years old, and we have a 4 year old together. since ive been with her I ahve mourned the lose of not haveing my kids with me anymore. I still miss them, Things latly have been wierd, we dont make love anymore and when we...
    hollow1 hollow1
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2007

    It's the Gambling, Mostly

    I know it's mainly because of his gambling and yes I know what to do about it and I am working on it.
    silvermystics silvermystics
    51-55, F
    5 Responses May 29, 2007

    Trust Issues

    Me and my boyfriend were as happy as ever and ive never given him a reason not to trust me. But then he starts asking me about all my guy friends, asks me if i had a 14 year old boy in my room when he tagged me in a pic when my room looks nothing like the pic, then he waits for...
    kibble77 kibble77
    1 Response Sep 23, 2012

    I'll fight until we come to a conclusion &

    wouldn't have it a y other way
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    I'm Being Treated Like Dirt

    I am in an unhealthy relationship. My bf is verbally abusive toward me. He can act really MEAN sometimes. But the part that makes it hard to deal with is that he can also be really NICE. He can be great to deal with. I just don't know why there are these two sides to his...
    someotherme someotherme
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 11, 2011

    I Need Some Serious Advice. Asap Please.

    Ok, I've been with my boyfriend Mike for 10 months now. At first, we were amazing. We were best friends and would talk non-stop for hours. About 3 months in ( i think i can't totally remember) we broke up because he betrayed my trust. We worked together, and he ended up going...
    emilymarie619 emilymarie619
    18-21, F
    Sep 30, 2012

    Just Started

    I have been oficcilly in a relationship with this guy mike for 2 weeks now. before that we went on bout 5 dates over the span of a onth. and even before that we had the same bus stop and before that I was close friends with his younger sister. and even before that we were babysat...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012
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