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I Think My Relationship Is Dying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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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    To all of you guys who are sending me dirty messages, inappropriate questions, and are trying to date me: I AM NOT LOOKING FOR A RELATIONSHIP. I'm looking for friends, that's it...
    shyturtleflies shyturtleflies 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I've been in a relationship for about six months now. I honestly believe he doesn't care about me at all, though all of his friends swear otherwise. I really do like him but I feel...
    blueoracle blueoracle 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs 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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    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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    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 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 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 6 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 5 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 5 days ago

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    I think this experience thread is a little one sided and hypocritical. Firstly, every person has a limit of stress and pain that they can handle, which to them when pushed beyond...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I don't think that when people grow up, they will become morebroad-minded and can accept everything. Conversely, I think it's aselecting process, knowing what's the most important...
    QearlLee QearlLee 26-30, F 1 hr 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

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    I don't know what to do about loving and really hating my boyfriend at the same time. We are both very impulsive people who often rush into things but don't do anything half...
    UsuallyHappii UsuallyHappii 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Help stop ALS ice bucket Challenge! Because... I very much understand how fun it might be to post a video of your self in public to "support" ALS. Because... Half of the people...
    Tooweak Tooweak 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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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 1 day ago

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    I live alone. Have a few number of friends. Don't have family close by. No boyfriend/ children. My only responsibility is my flat. I have to be tight/frugal with my money because...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My older sister went home (we were staying with my nana and papa for the weekend) so she could pack for her trip. When he got home she sent me a message saying Zya (my rabbit) has...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    When has it ever been wrong to love? There is no rule to who you are allowed to love, if you love, then you love. I met him when I was 16 and he was 28. He had come here from...
    Evelyn2184 Evelyn2184 18-21 1 Response Aug 5

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    I will be turning 24 next week and I have never been in a serious relationship. The longest relationship that I have been in was when I was 17, it lasted only one year but changed...
    ScarlettJade0814 ScarlettJade0814 22-25, F Aug 6

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    Speaking with Joystiq, Xbox boss Phil thinker same, "Right presently we've got not changed the policy on MMOs and free-to-play games." He went on to counsel that sterilisation that...
    mmogooglegame mmogooglegame 22-25, M Aug 6

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