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I Think My Relationship Is Dying

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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't understand how things can change

    so quickly... Not sure about anything right now.
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Hello EP one more story to tell you, just accept this because i'm really sad when I was little, always blamed myself for certain accidents that happened at that time until you...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    i think about if i would be happier. maybe the pain would go away. i have suffered so much in this world and it doesnt make sense to keep being here living in hate for myself and...
    godisabigassholetome godisabigassholetome 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been betrayed lied and cheated on so many countless times that my own stress hormones are attacking my heart and now my heart is skipping a beat too much depressing stories...
    LGKolor LGKolor 18-21, M Aug 1

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    Earlier this year , I told someone I was going 2 slice my throat , and their response was " go ahead and do it then , get it done & over with " So that night I went on his com...
    daddysdirtydaughter daddysdirtydaughter 46-50, F Aug 4

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    I guess I'll forever be the guy that's just the friend...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm only a teenager, but sometimes I just can't get it out of my head that one day it will just be absolutely nothing and I'll be dead, and I almost feel like crying. I'm terrified...
    bearwhitethenerd bearwhitethenerd 70+, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I'm Terrified Of Dying . I Have Had Anxiety over this . Thinking about dying makes me question why I'm here I. The first place if I'm just going to die . I'm scared . What if I don...
    MbVG MbVG 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i think relationships like this are great because it gives young people a chance to explore their options. no body gets hurt when everyone is in agreement with this and it could...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    The stars are what I've always looked at and went always provided me a feeling like I belong to this planet, though the people around me talk about a god creating everything I...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Some mornings i'm like Will I Am "Feeling Myself" and think i'm sheer amazing haha and other times i feel like a useless fat slob. Its never in the middle, i don't look and think...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 24 mins ago

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    There's this guy that I met in 7th grade, and soon after we quickly became best friends. Then on valentines day that year he told me that he liked me. I didn't know how to respond...
    Littlemonkey2 Littlemonkey2 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    ok so ive been with a girl for about 4 years. and im starting to think i dont feel the same way as i did when we were first together. also we do argue alot more now, about little...
    jhook12 jhook12 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    Only one person is enough to ruin a relationship. But only one person is never enough to fix it.
    placeborealis placeborealis 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Any females out there wanna have a long distance relationship with me?
    Timmy1799 Timmy1799 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    How can I make this relationship stronger & keep us together (even tho he said were fine and he's not going anywhere...)
    kaylalovesmikey kaylalovesmikey 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I would never cheat because I am a man. Only a boy cheats. Only a boy wants, wants, wants. An adult, a man, realizes that the grass isn't always greener on the other side, and you...
    PeopleDoWrong PeopleDoWrong 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have the term "online relationship" maybe online friendship. I am just going threw a rough patch in my marriage it would be great to have someone to talk to that I feel an...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 2 Responses 58 mins ago

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    Through high school I had a few bouts with what I thought might be depression - mixed with some anxiety that only came out around exams. I just figured it was normal to be nervous...
    MarianaNanini MarianaNanini 26-30, F Aug 12

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    I went on holiday to spend over a week with my dad. last night after complaining about chest pains in his chest he woke me up in the middle of the night and told me to call my nan...
    pikalink pikalink 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I think it's sad when we try to invent new and believable ways of looking happy. We put a face on for each occasion, non of which are for the intended purpose to reveal our true...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 31

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    My main problem is I am terrified of dying. I think about it at night. During the day I'm busy living life, working, caring for my children, doing mundane chores. But at night, it...
    kbella814921 kbella814921 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 1

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    Seriously, I'm close to Google'ing heart attack symptoms. However, I do know the cause of this pain, and have done it to myself, so a Google search will do nothing but make me...
    Jenelle360702 Jenelle360702 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    How do you "think" he is dying? Your dog is either dead as hell or jumping around in your flower garden. There is no in between. Bill: How is your dog doing? Steve: I think he...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I thought I knew it allI've been through the highsSaid all my goodbyesLearned to run before I learned to crawlIt's not worth fighting forIf one of us is sureAnd one of us is...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I haven't been diagnosed with anything yet but I'm pretty sure I have an anxiety disorder. I've been anxious for months now and panic attacks with it. I feel like Im slowly dying...
    ElephantCozmo ElephantCozmo 16-17, F Jul 29

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    This really nice guy I was talking to him for awhile and just the other day we talked about how we ready for a relationship. He's always my go to when I need help with something or...
    mikaylahoguexo mikaylahoguexo 13-15, F Jul 31

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    Isn't everybody, somehow, afraid of dying alone? Nobody remembering you or your life story? I'm not really afraid of how I die.. it's just dying with out anyone there..
    SilverEyedWolf SilverEyedWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    It's been 3 nearly 4 months, me and my boyfriend Marcus are in a LDR and are dying to see eachother.. I live in the U.K, England and he lives in the U.S.A, California! We have to...
    XxWolfGirlMidnightxX XxWolfGirlMidnightxX 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I read this in the elite daily's post. Somehow I really believe that long distance relationship is a chance to be on your own without ever having to feel alone. As in long...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F Aug 21

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    My cousin has cancer and shes supposed to be having a opperation shes only got a couple of months to live she wont go to her appointments she has a family and a happy life I dont...
    marshmel marshmel 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    For me thinking about things is actually kinda fun, but it also can also take me to some darker places too. I hate it when my mind trails of to death because all I can think about...
    TheWonderer22 TheWonderer22 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    This is my first ever relationship. I'm 17 soon to turn 18. Prior to this relationship I had always been single and wanted to be loved. I had no confidence whatsoever; I didn't...
    fluffyunicorn fluffyunicorn 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 33. I met a woman online and we talked as friends for 3 or 4 years without ever meeting. Even though she lived only 30 miles from me. She had been diagnosed with "bipolar" and...
    bentsurvivor bentsurvivor 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I was in one, well at least I think I was. I feel embarrassed thinking back about it but at the same time it was what I wanted and still wish for. I was 12 years old, being the...
    flowerchildx flowerchildx 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm allows going down hill and no one cares that I'm dying
    Supershoes24 Supershoes24 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I've always been distant from my family. I don't really have any siblings. I worry that if I don't get married soon, any hopes of it being genuine will be for naught. What if I...
    snwyvern snwyvern 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't think it's worth it. This life, it's so overwhelming and scary and I don't feel as though I fit in. Sometimes I think I would be better off dead. So I can be free...
    kepaxton kepaxton 18-21, F Aug 15

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    I just got out of a terrible and torturous relationship recently and I decided to jump straight into another relationship (so stupid, I know). This new guy seemed to have so much...
    mistakeoverload mistakeoverload 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Im writing this in hopes it helps clear my mind. Hopefully someone would be able to help me understand why life and love works the way it does... Years ago i met a man who truly...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19