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I Want to Rebuild a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Before I start a relationship with a girl I always warn them "some day you'll hate everything about me" and they deny it. But no matter how well the relationship goes they always...
    peacewalkerx peacewalkerx 18-21, M Oct 5

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    He used and took advantage. Didn't mean a damn thing he said. Took all he wanted until he got bored and then walked away without a care in the world. He was not the first. He...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 12

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    It's just not or me right now. I gotta build up my life and be happy with m first. A partner is just an extra, but life should already be awesome so I'm gonna make it that way...
    anenomies anenomies 22-25, F Sep 29

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    Tonight I was walking alone along the beach, as I do most nights. I was having a conversation with my heart. "Would I be any happier if someone was walking beside me?" YES - in...
    lostworlds lostworlds 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    So lets make a long story short. I met this guy through a friend when I was 17 years old. We started off as friends then it slowly became more. We started to hang out a lot, but...
    lex13 lex13 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've never had a relationship that wasn't short-lived and only about sexual stuff. I was either too shy to go after the ones I really wanted or too oblivious to realize that there...
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I've never had a relationship that wasn't short-lived and only about sexual stuff. I was either too shy to go after the ones I really wanted or too oblivious to realize that there...
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M Oct 12

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    I've never had a relationship that wasn't short-lived and only about sexual stuff. I was either too shy to go after the ones I really wanted or too oblivious to realize that there...
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    I've been in a relationship with my girlfriend for a year and a half now. I love her to death. I always had a thing for girls and I knew that from an early age. The thing is, where...
    NouraRN NouraRN 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Not that i want a relationship with the piece of Sh1t ...but i really wish i could have a father...Any kind of figure that is like a father to me...I have always been without a...
    EmoNekoNiki EmoNekoNiki 18-21, F Sep 23

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    I just spoke on this matter on my tumblr and this is what I wrote. FWB/FB My first post is dedicated to FWB or in another terminology FB. Okay so I am sure everyone is...
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Alright guys so I'm at breaking point...I thought I was a few months ago, but now this is it. I have no idea what to do, what to think, and what's real and what's not. I've been...
    brittersnicole brittersnicole 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    How do you forget someone that you love very much. Someone that stole my heart. But he left without telling me where to get it back. Someone I wish to meet someday but to find...
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 13-15, M Oct 1

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    I know you aren't supposed to look for the right guy and that he's just supposed to come along but I feel like nothing will happen if I don't look because it hasn't happened before...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    i love someone so much...but she cheat me...after that i think dont want any relationship...but i m lonely.. alone..now i have move on...need intimacy...want to fall in love again...
    abinpash abinpash 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm single and really want a boyfriend it has been a while. I do send pics btw but that is not want my relationship based off of.
    kylelowery1 kylelowery1 13-15, M Oct 12

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    I've been dating this guy for almost 3 years. And of course I'm madly in love. He has hurt me many time in the past. Other girls, lying, ect. He does this thing where he breaks up...
    blue1750 blue1750 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want a relationship just like Rose and Rosie. 👭❤️
    Margaretxo Margaretxo 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating.com For the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the best and...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Better off dead? It’s an unpalatable truth that for some people the damage that is done to them in life is so severe that their behaviors isolate them and/or disrupt and damage...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I am Asian. I was raised by family members who were themselves of mixed parentage. Most of them married outside our 'race'. It was so normal to us. And besides we live in a multi...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    You know when you build this awesome domino path going up and down little ramps. Carefully built, gingerly placing each domino just where you want it? I've been rebuilding my...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I have days, or moments where all I want to do is talk to someone. I haven't had a relationship in awhile, and I don't want to be in one because of where I'm at in my life. It'd be...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Everything in my life is chaotic I just want to have a happy family and a happy relationship with my boyfriend but nothing seem to be heading towards happiness... I miss my...
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm in a 6 year relationship I'm 32 and he's 29 I want to be a mummy so badly it's a pain inside me. I day dream, sitting at a cafe I visualize having a baby in their pram next to...
    rubienu rubienu 26-30 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    What is the best way to handle a refuser who every time pretends he has no idea sexlessness is the issue of my unhappiness , then asks how we can work on it only to forget the...
    Imoveryou Imoveryou 26-30, F 1 Response 48 mins ago

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    I become like one big questionmark after the first, second or third date. It feels like hard work, is it suppose to be hard work?. Whos going to take the next step?. And the...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 8 mins ago

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    It hurts... it hurts so damn much! Recently I told you I was able to skype with my boyfriend for the first time in 6 months... So yesterday evening I saw him again, but now after I...
    BelgiumGirl BelgiumGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My mind is my biggest battlefield. Battling negative thoughts and happenings have been a struggle for almost a year, probably longer. The more distance I get from the fog of the...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was engaged, with 2 children living in a nice house with a good job. Then I made a mistake and I lost it all. I lost the job and then the family within the space of 7 days. I...
    ScottishTornado ScottishTornado 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    This would be in the event i can ever afford to buy my own house or rebuild this one. I would want a large room to put all my books in a quiet place to read or study or work. An...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Oct 11

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    I see myself in the mirror and yet In My reflection i see Whats missing Its me im missing inside this body. But There it is in My eyes I try to smile back and i whisper that...
    monah monah 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    What happened in Gaza during the latest brutal aggression killed many people in spirit even if not physically. We are here not just to help them rebuild but to help them find hope...
    GazaNeedsYou GazaNeedsYou 22-25, F Oct 9

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    I started dating a wonderful guy 2 months ago- as in, we went on our first date two months ago. We had been friends for a few months before that. The relationship started out from...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Oct 1

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    I have read some stories on here under this experience. I tend to find that 100% of them are pretty much the same, the only difference is it's two different people. I was once...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F Oct 1

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    The only reason why I don't want to get into a relationship is because of the one i had years ago. I know people might say get over it, but I can't because my sister always bring...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just joined the experience "I don't know if I want to get married" and it reminded me of something that I've often thought about. People jump into relationships, esp. marriage...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I have always looked around and observed those who are my friends, family, peers, just strangers nearby, stories, articles and experiences. These days, apparently, everyone's...
    turtlemonster turtlemonster 16-17, F Oct 4

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    Although that I'm single and wishing I could find that one person I can fully open up to and be happy with him, but I think I just need to have a good relationship with someone...
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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      My name is Stephanie Lewis and I am a casting director in NYC. I am developing a docu-series around couples in inter-country long distance relationships, so I wanted to...
    StephanieLewis710 StephanieLewis710 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1

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