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I Think My Relationship Is Dying

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Earlier today after school, my best friend/ex boyfriend/current crush and I were waiting for his bus to arrive and went to talk to one of our friends. She also had a few others...
    LoveIsAConfusingThing LoveIsAConfusingThing 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I had not yet been in a long distance relationship. But I believe it can work if: 1. Both parties can compromise each other well. 2. Sacrifices need to be made. 3. Don't waste your...
    cherryknot cherryknot 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    There's a lot of things that are my fault. They all have to do with the abuse I suffered at the hands of my sister. That might not have been my fault, but I didn't do anything to...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am stuck in a horrible place. I have or had or I don't really know...a "boyfriend/fiancée" who was cruel. Mean. Heartless. He stole money, let his parents say what they wanted...
    LilletBlan LilletBlan 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    im a teen, I have a 2 moth old son, who I have custody of at the moment I love him to death will all my heart!! his dad who im currently with is vary forceful and when I domt have...
    Emmy321 Emmy321 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    It isn't a good thing either. I'm thinking about ending this relationship.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have been with my gf for over 7 years since we were 19. I have lived with her for 2 years. While she has many flaws as I am sure I do too I can live with them and I have learned...
    Gloryhill11 Gloryhill11 26-30, F 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F a week ago

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    I'm scared to be in a relationship. I'm dying to have a boy wrap his arms around me and kiss me. I want to be loved but I don't want to be hurt like last time. I want a loyal...
    berknerband berknerband 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I currently live with the father of my child. At first, we seemed perfect.. like we were the same person but he became very controlling and jealous quickly. He comments on how I...
    femketje femketje 22-25 1 Response Sep 11

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    I am always tired, having problems concentrating. I feel so hopeless, angry, and sad. I dread having to go to school or step out of the house now because I just can't tolerate...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Sep 13

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    When I was fifteen, I got caught in a riptide in Costa Rica and was swept fifty yards out to sea. I fought the current for awhile, but I was tired, and I wasn't any closer to the...
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Finally!! I'm committed and found my love of my life .. So girls mesag me for frndshp n chat but not relationship
    Maha123k Maha123k 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I've always been told good things about myself. Women have always told me that I am handsome and countless have complimented by blue eyes. All my female friends tell me that I am...
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    Its something that has crossed my mind a couple of times as I feel like I am dying, not emotionally but actually dying. I have been sick since earlier this year and I am...
    Prevaricator Prevaricator 16-17 1 Response Sep 8

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    Pardonne - KYO Translated into English from a website I've found I love this part the most :) I’m like everybody else Yet despite me being afraid I am a guest I’m the child...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Sep 14

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    I have this huge empty hole in me. I love my family but I can see I don't belong here with them. I am not happy with myself or my current situation. I hate where I live, I don't...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, there was one time our class was watching a documentary of WW2 and we saw countless people dying, of course, I felt bad but when I saw what they did to the animals what went...
    headphoneactress headphoneactress 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I'm simple not afraid of dying and I haven't been sense 7 years old. I know some of you are going say that bull **** but it the truth. I learn at very young age to accept death and...
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M Sep 5

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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 Aug 26

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    Slow Dancing In A Burning Room LyricsIt's not a silly little momentIt's not the storm before the calmThis is the deep and dying breath ofThis love that we've been working onCan't...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F Sep 3

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    I miss you so much most nights I can't breathe. The weirdest things make me cry. A song. A T-shirt. I see a face in a crowd and for a second it's yours before morphing into a...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F Sep 13

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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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 Aug 22

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    I'm allows going down hill and no one cares that I'm dying
    Supershoes24 Supershoes24 22-25, M Aug 26

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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 Aug 26

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    iFuckenLoveYou iFuckenLoveYou 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    To give some context to this post I have just come home after watching 'The Amazing Spiderman 2' at the Film society at my university. While there I had one of my only ever public...
    Goingthroughhell182 Goingthroughhell182 18-21, F Sep 10

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    People think I'm a heartless ***** for this, but I would say that I'm more selfish than heartless, which is not necessarily a bad thing. I think under certain circumstances its...
    ADargis ADargis 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can never seem to find a relationship that works. Whether they're a friend or an enemy, whether they're close or distant, whether they're kind or hateful it just never works. It...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 30