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I Want to Be In a Healthy Loving Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,988 People

    Can We Really Love Again??

    just asking if you really give someone your whole heart and things fall apart but you both know you still love each other.... but one wont be with the other.. can you really love again with your whole heart while still loving the other? If you gave them your heart and they still...
    missmarie763 missmarie763 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    Call Me Crazy..

    but im sure it exists- it would be amazing to be with a man who is secure and confident enough to support me rather than hold me back, a man who is open sexually about his wants, needs and desires and allows me the oppurtunity to satisfy all of them and vs versa. Of course...
    polkio polkio 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    I Don't Think I Know What A Real Healthy Relationship Looks Like

    I have come to the conclusion that I have LONGED for a healthy and loving relationship but perhaps, instead, have learned that I don't know what one really looks like.I THINK an healthy relationship includes of course, love, trust, respect, kindness, consideration, gentleness and...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    I just want something that's real.

    Something that isn't just sexual and something that doesn't leave me feeling empty.
    Xander8905 Xander8905 18-21, M Jul 16

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    I am in a ridiculous love quadrangle with three

    men who are exactly my type. I wish the one I've loved for years would just do something about it. None of the three are ready for marriage, especially given that they are all younger than I am. I just want to get married.
    highfidelity970 highfidelity970 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Dancing Words For You

    Sun showers Spring flowers Moonbeams All these things You are these to me! Loving grace Handsome face A solid man Doing all he can... I love you so! Our love is green You're never mean; Everything I've seen You're my dream- Darling you are mine! Moving home to Get closer to...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    Very much so. I'd like to find someone with the

    same interests as me. We can love each other and not put one another down. Show nothing but love.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses May 30

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    Insecure Demons

    My name is Rayanna. I'm 18 Me and my boyfriend broke up today after two years. He was very controlling, mentally abusive, and insecure. He assumed I was cheating on him all the time when I was not, and blamed me for everything. He made me feel like I was nothing. I have...
    Avalina20 Avalina20 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    How To Cook A Husband

    I collect books from the early 1800's into the early 1900's. I came across this gem in a book dated 1892. It is an illustrated New England Jeweller with newspaper articles glued into it by its owner. Please relish this gem from that era. A good many husbands are spoiled by...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    Do Doctors Care Or Are They All Becoming Judgemental A-holes?????

    I recently went to see a doctor about a painful rash that developed around my inner thigh...not being able to see my own family doctor I went to a local walk-in-clink. After a long two hour wait, I told the doctor about my concern...he did an examination and during the exam...
    HelenBak HelenBak 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    It's A 2 Way Street!

    Relationships are supposed to be a 2 way street. To me that's something healthy and loving, and I think this what is called partnership. I need something healing and loving. Someone healing and loving. And I'm prepared to return the same. There just aren't any takers, or I'm...
    SonicReducer75 SonicReducer75 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    I'm tired of wondering.

    I feel like I'm lost somewhere between science and fantasy. I just want to be with someone who sees the world the way I do. Someone who loves me for the things I love about myself. I want a partner, someone I can trust, and know that it's me and him against the world.
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Aug 19

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    I was never a fan of the idea of being in a

    relationship till now... Growing up, I never had this urge to be in a relationship. I always admired people who were in healthy and loving relationships but it was never something I imagined myself to ever jump into. Of course I believed that one day I would be in a...
    LaughingDogs LaughingDogs 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    The Person I Was Meant To Meet

    I have learnt how to be independent much to my own success and/failure.  I decided one day I did not like the person I was becoming, angry, resentful and irritable. Now I have shed that bad romance, now I am ready to find the person I was meant to meet ...I wanted to share with...
    forgetmenots forgetmenots 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    Reminders Of Lost Dreams

    How do we loose our way... without noticing and we look up and say "How did I get here?" When did I stray from the path I imagined? I've lost my way... I've lost me.
    HighOnLife3 HighOnLife3 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    I never had a real relationship.

    I never dated a guy where I actually touched or held his hand. I always been In a long distance relationship. Sometimes I cry because I feel like I will never find him. I know they say wait on him and he will come but I'm young and I'm ready to mingle but no guys seen to find...
    yannie17 yannie17 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    How does one stop past fears (and experiences)

    from getting in the way of what you have in front of you? I can't take losing one of the only people in my life that actually cares about me, but my fear of the past is pushing me away from him.
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I want a normal life A healthy relationship,

    where we r both open minded and up to the positive changes in life and grow together. A partner who doesn't just think of his own pleasure, who believes in me and in us deeply. I want connection and respect. Good time together , each in charge of their own life, yet supportive...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response May 8

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    Just like many people on EP I do want a loving

    relationship. I'm just not in a rush and also am enjoying my time being single. I believe it takes patience to be rewarded with one. Also, being too picky hasn't worked for 3 of my friends that are over 40 years old lol. I've seen them pass up some good catches. I guess...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Wishes And Willingness

    Im not perfect, but I want to be perfect for someone. Im not super strong, but I want someone to feel safe in my arms. Im not everything, but I want to be someone's everything. Im not the most loveable person on the planet, I just want someone to like me. Im not a master of...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    If Not Exactly That Then I'm Better Off Staying Single

    I want to find someone I think is very special not someone for the sake of having a boyfriend.I tend to be rather submissive in a romantic relationship, at least at first. I like having the guy be the man, but I'm no fool.it is not that I'm skeptical of love but of love existing...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2011

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    Hmm? What's that? Sadly I've never seen one of

    those in my life. Not from my parents anyway. My mom and dad are divorced. My dad has a new girlfriend who is unbearable and has turned my dad against my mother. They used to he good friends. But my dads new girlfriend constantly checks his cell phone bills, checks his text...
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199 18-21, F 3 Responses May 30

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    I don't know what to do about my current

    relationship. We're fine, right? He lives so far away. Why did he move? Why hasn't he texted me today? Maybe I need someone else... It would break his heart if I broke up with him again.
    feralady feralady 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Seriously, whenever I'm with you,

    things are so much easier. It's like I'm free with you, and then you or I have to leave, everything comes back to ****. Sometimes I just wish you could hug me and hug me an tell me everything will be okay. Because for that moment, it will.
    kikisalamo22 kikisalamo22 13-15, F Mar 4

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    Holding My Heart For The Real Thing

    I can't imagine a life without this. I want passion, love and commitment. Sometimes, I think maybe that's not going happen and I'll have to settle like I see some of my friends do.It often seems that we are all coming from a place of fear. I understand it, but it's no place to...
    meanbaby meanbaby 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    X 2. Bi. Both genders healthy.

    But its still a fantasy.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 16

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    Know the beauty of your own worth God made you

    to be loved and cherished anything less is not of God .
    flyologist flyologist 26-30, M Jun 27

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    I am by far at my lowest point ever,

    in one day my relationship went from "I knew you were special when I first met you" and "I'm so lucky to have you" and then I get broken up with because she met a guy who she liked nearby, in a few hours this guy made her second guess our relationship and then she decided she...
    quietguy94 quietguy94 18-21, M 1 Response May 28

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    For as long as I can remember I have always had

    boys chasing after me. My first kiss happened in first grade with a boy named Joe on the top on my playground set. Before I moved away a boy named Garrett (my other boyfriend in first grade) also asked me to marry him as he handed me a mood ring. The love of a child is nothing...
    MakaylaJean77 MakaylaJean77 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    i wish i were in the relationship ,

    dont mind if he is guy or girl but should be loving
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17

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    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    flacobone flacobone 31-35, M 5 Responses May 31

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    I've been single for the past few years.

    At first, I told myself I was choosing to be single--to learn more about myself. However, after trying to date and failing to get even first dates, I'm not so sure it was my choice anymore. My friends tell me I'm great; that they don't understand how this could be. I'm flattered...
    unfilteredme unfilteredme 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I want a meaningful, passionate relationship.

    Somebody to love me for who I am and someone that respects my wishes. I'm 22 and feel like I'm 62 especially having been single for so long.
    katiehad katiehad 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Haven't seen my husband

    for a year, he has been back 3 days but each time we have sex I don't feel anything. We used to be so good in bed. Now I just close my eyes and count when he will finish. I feel a little guilty that I feel this way but I truly don't know how to feel sexually attracted to him...
    Gardiner1love Gardiner1love 26-30, F 2 Responses May 31

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    michellerocks michellerocks 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    It's all I could ever want out of a girl

    that I love dearly. It's something I've wanted since I've ever picked up an interest for girls. All that ever happens is that my heart gets broken pretty much every time I try. I try to smile outside, but my glass heart will never be the same :( No amount of tape and glue will...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Honest answer's please.

    I'm just trying to see if there is anything physically that I should make better before I go dating.
    Encontrados Encontrados 36-40, M 6 Responses Sep 11

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    Something I wrote to him,

    although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank you for teaching me the difference in both being treated with love and respect verses object like. Thank you for showing me...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I know I'm young but I've been in one super

    serious relationship and he was sweet and he would walk me to my classes and hold hands or put his arm around me and it was cute but I just didn't feel much between us anymore so I ended it and now I realize how much I miss it. I don't know want to be single for much longer! it...
    cocopuffff cocopuffff 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    You Cut Me With Your Mouth

    I covered up my hurt with smiles and a gleam in my eye. But the words that you spoke cut me and penetrated deeper then the knife that lies in my back. The situation become bleaker with each empty insult thrown my way. I’ve spent my nights staring into the mirror and...
    LuhxLeMieux LuhxLeMieux 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    Fear And Love

    I don't want to break your heart. It scares me so much that I could be falling in love with you. What if I could never be with you? What if I disappoint you? You've been everywhere, done so many things and here I am green and open. I've never been so willing to give someone ALL...
    Nychick4 Nychick4 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    I just want passion and love.

    A woman to hold. Someone to accept me as I am. And love me for what I am. Maybe I dream to much or somewhere in the past 10 years I've stepped back to thinking as a child that it's out there. But at this point I just want to try. I'm so tired of the games people play. The false...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I don't believe in putting boundaries on

    sexuality. I would be with a guy or a girl if they make me happy and we live in harmony and make each other happy. As long as you love each other to me it doesn't matter.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I'm always the one who loves the most a lot

    and takes care of the one I love. It's just hard to find someone who loves back and is ready to be with me
    fajphummie1 fajphummie1 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I want to surprise and take care of someone

    and love them. I want to make them smile and laugh and wake up next to them. I want to be in love
    karlisensi karlisensi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    Yeah.. I really do..

    Not exactly lucky in love, but, in some respects, I have been very lucky.  I have a son that has always loved me unconditionally and has never tried to change me or control me.  His love is the actually only one true love I have ever felt was unconditional.  Well besides my...
    sugarkate sugarkate 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    For once I'd like a human interaction sans all

    the drama, being put down, constantly having to defend myself or feeling like less of a person. Someone who instead purposes to put a smile on my face while I do the same for them.
    wednesdaychildke wednesdaychildke 22-25, F Aug 23

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    All I Want Is To Be Happy Relationship.

    who doesn't, i bet everyone want to be in a healthy loving relationship and be happy,i am tired of heartache and disappointed. you know i think relationship it's a full times a job so i want to tell you this don't apply if you are not ready,don't think because you are lonely that...
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    Ohhhh I'm So Tired

    I am so tired ,weary even , i simply long to be in a relationship , where it is a two way street! It has for many years, as i now realize , been me doing lots of giving of emotion ,time and effort . And really not getting much back in return ! It is time to move on. So i am...
    Englishgent1970 Englishgent1970 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    i'm a 20 year old male.

    i've never had a girlfriend they either have a (dushbag) boyfriend or too young (that was the case back in high school). plus i'm shy i would spend hours each day for a month trying to ask one girl. i'm getting tired of hearing my family go on about there relationships.i need a...
    voltinfinity voltinfinity 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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