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I Think My Relationship Is Dying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 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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    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 56-60, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I think I have found someone worthy of being in a relationship with, but I am so afraid. Once I have something worth losing... Then what? I am used to breakups feeling inevitable...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I try so hard to push you out...The thoughts come, the anxiety sets in and I try to dismiss it. Trying to stay strong.My eyes fill with tears and a lump forms in my throat. I try...
    Onebellaheart Onebellaheart 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm interested in a female led relationship but not an abusive one. Where does a guy go to look for a normal relationship that just happens to be female led? No relationship can...
    saturn812 saturn812 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I have look death right between it's eyes, many times in my life and I continue to be alive.Two years ago I had a deadly sarcoma cancer removed from my body.An eleven hour surgery...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    almost all the guys i like never like me back. Is there a scientific explanation to this. The past two relationships have almost been one sided and the fizzled. My biggest problem...
    sheilanwairimu sheilanwairimu 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    growing up I preferred spending time alone to being with so-called "friends". my family were even worse and treated me like sh/t under their feet, I guess because I wasn't...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46 22-25 3 days ago

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    1) food 2) boyfriend 3) Halloween 4) makeup 5) expressing myself with dying hair
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Failed Relationships do change people alot when i was primary 2 a girl confessed to me that i think i also like her cause its too young to understand love. But as we couple we go...
    jefeer jefeer 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I feel that way. I was heavily used by someone who I thought was a friend. She encouraged her kids to see me as family also and yet as soon as they got a little older and she didn...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I can't help it. I was doing okay for a few days and today it hit me like a train. I know im quite young to be thinking about suicide or whatever but really... I want to die, and I...
    unknowngirlonline unknowngirlonline 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have believed in Religions all my life, but what makes me Atheist is the presence of God, and what God has said... never was there any God to help people. It is the people who...
    Voina Voina 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i cant do this anymore i feel like dying an a peice of me does everyday but nobody notices :/
    deadlygirl1 deadlygirl1 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I think if you truly care about someone, trust them and try to put the effort in, it can definitely work. I was in a long distance relationship once and when he moved, we were able...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am European. I have even considered myself more European than a citizen of my own country. I want to state clearly that I don't think European culture is superior to any other...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 17 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always think about death. It doesn't scare me. I always want to die. I dream about my death either by getting run over, getting shot, by giving birth, or hanging myself. I was...
    kittylulu13 kittylulu13 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You know the feeling when things align perfectly in your life that it seems to be "destiny"? Well for me, my education and career just fell into place so easily, that I am...
    808bc4bbs 808bc4bbs 26-30, M Aug 21

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    I'm tired of meaningless hook ups n one night stands. I want a real loving relationship, or I don't want one at all.... no, I dont wanna be yo booty call, yo hook up, yo side chic...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 21

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    I don't think I can truly love anyone. First off, I'll keep this as short and to the point as possible. I've had three very serious relationships in my life. Each one of them ended...
    Squilliam27 Squilliam27 18-21, M Aug 20

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    Relationship in real word is bad luck for me... so I am thinking of long relationship anyone here would like to talk and willing to be with me for long relationship...
    sreyance24 sreyance24 16-17, M Aug 19

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    At 51, I'm thoroughly enjoying being afforded the opportunity to do this once again. I think most of us recognize and understand the importance of respect and trust in our primary...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 19

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    yup! they sure do, im hoping to learn from mistakes, tho.... I don't wanna repeat them. what doesn't kill us, makes us stronger! but, yes I think my failed relationship s have...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 18

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    I'm a thinker, not a talker. We are slowly dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human...
    letyourselfgetlost letyourselfgetlost 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm 23. I just moved 7months ago to LA from a country 8,000miles away from here. 3months ago I met this guy who is 20 and still goes to college in Wisconsin. His cousin is the...
    JUSTME1217 JUSTME1217 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I'm totally a narcissistic *****. I am happy on the outside and slowly dying on the inside. I have a family in which I love, and my husband dearly as well. But when things don't go...
    lecrazycrystal lecrazycrystal 36-40, F Aug 16

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    Why is that people are afraid of dying?? I mean is going to happen right it could happen today right now or maybe even in a hundred years, the truth is that you are dying since the...
    maeve106 maeve106 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    At the moment, it's only a desire, albeit a very strong one. It's not the first time I've felt suicidal, and probably won't be the last. The only reason why I don't follow through...
    illium illium 18-21, F Aug 15

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    This is a really long story, but I wanted to get out of my head. If no one reads it, at least I was able to put my thoughts and memories down. I have never been in a official...
    fluteplayer1519 fluteplayer1519 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I have been feeling blue and hopeless about getting in a good relationship so I just want to tell my story here and hope that anyone can give me some encouraging words. Thank you...
    ella003 ella003 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I had been dying for years from a blood disorder. I used to dream about meeting the actual grim reaper. It seemed nice. Still does. Life is built up by *** holes to be this great...
    onimusha11234 onimusha11234 22-25, M Aug 13

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    I think it's time for me to move on from my 11 year relationship. It's going nowhere... I've given everything possible for this relationship to work which none of it seems to make...
    chy08 chy08 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My names Nicole and I am 18 years old. My boyfriend is 29 years old, an almost 11 year age gap between us. I wasn't looking for an relationship, and he definitely wasn't looking...
    NicoleDD718 NicoleDD718 18-21 Aug 12

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