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I Want to Rebuild a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    The Beginning.of a New Beginning

    "The longest journey begins with a single step." Rebuilding a relationship can be a long journey as well. Recognizing that your relationship is something special and well worth saving is the first huge step in your journey of reconciliation. Sure, we have all heard...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2007

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    A Continuation of the Last

    When your relationship is falling apart you may feel that it is hopeless to try to repair it. If you truly love the person you are with then you should try to fix it now instead of spending the rest of your life wondering if you could have. The main reason many couples fall...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    I Could Never Get It to Happen For Me. Everything Was Always One Sided. But I Know It Works From Observing Others Who Have Tried.

    Why do we let relationships get in such bad shape? Most people would not let their car sit in the garage when it is broken down for months...or even YEARS without at least attempting to take it to a mechanic. What is sad is people take more care and concern with their material...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2007

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    Well To Start, I Was Married 3 Times, And Each One Lied To Me.and Cheeted On Me..

    I had a job that I worked 10 to 16 hrs a day,so I made good money,and they all had a new house, and car, and just about every other thing they wanted, so why did I get cheeted on , when I only did good for them,and then to have them hurt me like they did, has made me not want to...
    campernut39 campernut39 66-70 2 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    Is that too much to ask??? Apparently. Maybe I'm just too difficult to deal with on a long term basis? I DO want a relationship that will last forever...but I'm not sure I'm...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I have never been in a relationship before bcs the time i truly love someone they don't love me back and when they love i have moved on and this is seriously the worst thing ever i...
    Boraboo Boraboo 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So it's been quite some time since I last dated. After thinking about that, I now believe that I've forgotten how to date. The other day, a friend of a friend told me I had a nice...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Don't we all want that very thing?
    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 7 Responses Jan 12

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    "I'm not the only one", and it sucks because i really had my hopes up. The icing on this whole cake is that he doesn't want me to stop talking to him.
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I'm friends with people who are 2-3 years older than me and a lot of them are starting to get engaged or married or having kids. It freaks me out because I know that's not going to...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    How do I get this "great relationship?"lol I have kids...so that makes it hard in the first place. I don't seem to be able to divide my time between my kids & a guy. Though my...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I am so glad that my boyfriend and I have the great relationship that we have. I never have to worry about him straying to other girls especially sneaking around or lying. I never...
    yanene yanene 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    i want a relationship i want to love someone i want to be with them when ever they need me i want a real relationship i want to fall in love. but i really dont think it will ever...
    tylerstevens031397 tylerstevens031397 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Just realized that I do tend to have an attitude. I've always known I had it but I wasn't mature enough to understand how it affects my relationships. I'm beyond stubborn. If it's...
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I've only been in one serious relationship in my life, and I think I am ready for another one. I am 23 years old and from Michigan. I am having a hard time finding men who are...
    kandieekainee kandieekainee 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    i always used to think to myself "whats wrong with me?" but these days i dont ask myself that any more,i just became more accepting of who i am, and tell myself that the world...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I want a boyfriend but tired of getting hurt. I just want a relationship in which the guy loves respects and adores me. Ride or die with me. Im always the one riding or dying...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 a week ago

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    seems like every time I start to let someone in they hurt me. like recently was seeing this one girl that I had dated in high school. We were talking and hanging out. She even...
    theFitzgibbon theFitzgibbon 22-25, M Jan 5

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    I really don't know if I want a relationship I am looking because I haven't had one. I think that if I find someone who makes me feel good about myself that I will feel better...
    STSFK STSFK 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    All I want is a guy who is sweet, loving, honest, loyal, plays video games, likes to smoke, drink and **** on the regular lol. Oh and wants a relationship. Why is that so hard to...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would love to have an interracial with someone right now. I like men from different races. I want a relationship with a man different from my race.
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    i want a relationship thats just like super cool friendship with like kissing
    uhkenz uhkenz 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    Hey, I needs help and don't know what to do next. I am a very attractive, intelligent, nice young guy. I've been talking to a 36yo man who is out for a whole year.. Nothing has...
    josepherus josepherus 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Whenever I'm on tumblr or youtube looking at happy couples, it makes me sad because I really want a relationship like that.
    hellomoto27 hellomoto27 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Hey girls come talk to me and get to no me!! Really want a relationship at the moment!! Looking for someone around 13-16 years old and preferably from the uk!!! Mail me
    chloeXruth chloeXruth 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a LOT to reveal about my relationship with my long distance boyfriend. I need ADVICE!!! So if you can, please read this. Thank you for your time. My boyfriend gave me the...
    kamilleredd kamilleredd 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Me and my fiance have had an unresolved problem for about 5 months now and it's about the fact he cheated on me I love him deeply but everytime I want him to talk about it he won't...
    posh687 posh687 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have been feeling like I don't get enough attention from my boyfriend. We have been through a lot. Long story short, he cheated on me, I found out from the other girl who was...
    Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've known my boyfriend for a year and been dating him for five months. It has been a very bumpy road for both of us. We have overcome many obstacles and are closer than ever...
    moonskull moonskull 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Is it considered love when you empathize and care and want to help someone so much even though we dont really connect very deeply ?
    daretofail daretofail 16-17, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I need some SEX, Long distance relationship sucks in that aspect but I will survive lol
    jam34983 jam34983 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    []Smoked A Cigarette [] Smoked A Cigar [] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [x] Are / Been In Love [x] Dumped someone [] Been Fired [x] Been In A Fist Fight [x] Had A Crush On An...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 49 mins ago

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    I miss my personal library of old books; reference books, medical manuals, bibles, and so on. I'm slowly rebuilding my collection these days. Lack of space and shelves and money...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 Jan 12

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    A favourite Verse .. At the sound of the tolling midnight bell A brand new year will begin Lets raise our hopes in a confident toast To the promise it ushers in May your battles...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Growing up we pick at our selfs noticing all our flaws / imperfections . Some may think what you think is beautiful is in fact ugly , it goes both ways . We're not always satisfied...
    Bittersweetgl Bittersweetgl 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    Hello, my name is Tim. I'm a divorced single father of two now early adult college graduated children. I raised my kids alone with full sole-custody for over 15 years.I gave them a...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Report accuses Israel of targeting Gaza’s water facilities.A little-publicized report released during the final weeks of Israel’s summer offensive on the Gaza...
    peza peza 46-50, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Hi, this is my very first post. I just would like to share what i have been going through for the last month or so. First, backstory: I met this girl 4 years ago. She was 15, i...
    roobs108 roobs108 22-25, M Jan 3

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    I feel like I've experienced love at first sight. But maybe I'm wrong. I met this guy (we're going to refer to him as Dee) the first week of high school summer bridge (we're both...
    theylovintee theylovintee 18-21, F Jan 7

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for almost 8 months now, and we've been talking about marriage but now I'm ambivalent. When we first started dating I was over the moon happy, as he...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I have a rocky history in my relationships. Due to some past childhood trauma and history of adult abusive relationships, I carry a feeling of being burdensome in my current...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    angelacc11 angelacc11 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    If I commit to someone again, I want a healthy relationship that meets both of our needs. My second marriage will not compromise my needs. I won't settle this time. There are...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 9

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    I am more than ready now to commit my long term life to a life partner now, I look back on my life over past 5 years and have come to the point where I don't have anything to lose...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 3 days ago