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I Think My Relationship Is Dying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    Sometimes It's Out of Your Hands

    You should just remember you are responsible for your own actions and you can't control what other people do. You can give 150% into a relationship and still things wont work, a relationship takes to people and if both parties aren't prepared to give equally thing will never work...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 1 Response May 8, 2008

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    I Jsut Dont Know

      I am in a serious relationship with the man of my dreams; he does everything for me I am sexually, emotionally and physically attracted to him. He treats my daughter like she is his. I have been verbalizing doubt about us spending the rest of our lives together and he...
    ddcoke ddcoke 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    Tired of Fighting For the Relationship

    I used to think we really could make it work, and I used to believe we could really be good for each other. The other day though, he seemed to take a turn away from me. He has been negative and sarcastic and combative. Not like him at all. And I find that I no longer feel love...
    hollyg hollyg 41-45 4 Responses May 8, 2008

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    Me and my bf have been going out

    for 9 months now and things feel worse then ever. We have had an on/ of relationship and recently we have gotten back together. The problem is that sometimes it feels like he just forgets about and ignores me. I am a very understanding person and have always asked that if he is...
    aleeta47 aleeta47 16-17, F May 6, 2014

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    It's Not the Same

    MY FIANCE AND I ARE THE CUTEST COUPLE EVER. WE HAVE BEEN TOGETHER FOR OVER A YEAR NOW, AND WE HAVE HAD OUR UPS AND DOWNS. ABOUT 5 MONTHS AGO HE HAD BEEN SEARCHING OTHER GIRLS ONLINE AND I COMFRONTED HIM ABOUT IT. OF COURSE I WAS UPSET AND ANGRY AT HIM, SO WE TAALKED IT OUT AND HE...
    XxAlisonxX XxAlisonxX 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Gladly Taking Advice ...

    I've been with my boyfriend for a couple years now. 3-4 years. I'm in love with him, so deeply ill do anything to fix this problem I have. Since I first experienced sex I have hardly gotten to ***! No matter how good it feels I never do. There's a few times I have but no matter...
    Kah1993 Kah1993 18-21, F Aug 20, 2013

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    I don't understand how things can change

    so quickly... Not sure about anything right now.
    Remidog5 Remidog5 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    A Sad Dream That Accurately Depicts My Dying Relationship

    Last night I dreamed that my "girlfriend or ex-girlfriend" (I'm not sure exactly what to call her because we still live under the same roof after 4 years but don't sleep in the same bed and havent had sex in a year and a half), decided to go on a harbor cruise.While we were...
    dawinla dawinla 51-55, M 6 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    Dwindling Away

    I have spent the past few years trying to figure out what I had been going through. I am still in the process of it.  I am in therapy and working towards getting better.  I have lots of work to do on me and for my children.  I left an abusive narcissist.  **** of a guy.  I...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F Nov 12, 2012

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
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    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    ActingOut ActingOut 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Do other couples who have been together for a while experience arguments with their partner where their partner tells them to shut the f* up and then apologises after? I know it...
    d3311 d3311 26-30, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I don't just "think" I do, but rather, I know I do. Now that I am thinking about it a lot and playing with it heaps, I am coming to really enjoy having developed a fat belly. I...
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    I'm having doubts about my boyfriend. We've been together almost 3 years. We briefly dated in high school, then after I graduated university we reconnected. I don't have a bad...
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    It's currently 11:58pm Friday night. My beloved has had work at 3pm and would finish around 9pm. Yet he is not home. (no call, no nothing) We live in a small country town with two...
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    I have been with the guy I am currently dating for 1 year and 3 months now. It was great to begin with and but now we've drifted apart. He has cheated on me twice and every time I...
    kateleanne kateleanne 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I have read experiences and questions on here and many times the persons are wanting to find love but too scared to take a chance. It is obvious they have taken a chance before...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M a week ago

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    I believe that in any relationship, people should compromise in order to ensure all individuals are respected and emotionally comfortable in the relationship. Some may think that...
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    I always feel as though I'm a really, really odd person. I have a really strong sense of what is right and what is wrong; not in the bad sense of stubbornness, but in the sense of...
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