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I Will No Longer Pursue A Relationship

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    Tired Of It

    I'm tired of the inevitable pain that accompanies any relationship i am involved with, its obviously me that is the problem not them because every single relationship i've ever had ended in pain. so no more! no more pain, no more relationships, no more dating. i will remain alone...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 18 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    Chasing A Dream...

    What's the point of chasing somebody that doesn't want to stop and be in your presence? There is none. Here's a hot working class analogy- I want to be chased around the table and fall into their arms and lap.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    Definition

    Main Entry: asex·u·al Pronunciation: (ˌ)ā-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shü-əl, -ˈsek-shəl Function: adjective Date: 1830 1 : lacking sex or functional sex organs <asexual plants> 2 a : involving or reproducing by reproductive processes (as cell division...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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    I Just Don't See The Point

    As Weezer said in their song 'Why Bother', "why bother, its gonna hurt me, its gonna kill when you desert me"....................... Whats the point of getting rejected and hurt time and time again?
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 12, 2009

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    Now that I have gone through some things and had made son brash decisions, I have decided to become ready to pursue a real relationship where I am the light and sole person of his...
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    I was looking at a web site that popped up to give men who think EP is a dating site an alternative but was surprised when this article popped up ,, maybe food for thought for both...
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    Mature responses please. My boyfriend of a year wants to watch ****. We live together and are having a baby. I watch **** only once in a blue moon when my partner is gone and we...
    lemonadelaide lemonadelaide 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Welp i've been in a abusive relationship for about a year now, but the hitting started about 7 months ago, it wasn't as bad at first- but now its gotten to the point where every...
    itsjustlifex itsjustlifex 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm in a relationship where i feel like I'm only wanted its convenient for him but when i want to spend time with him or have something planned with him he finds a way out by...
    shericka1992 shericka1992 22-25, F 3 Responses 42 mins ago

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    -Priority-Making each other a priority is very important to have a loving relationship. This quote applies to both men and women. 
    MissisWolf MissisWolf 41-45, F 20 mins ago

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    I have been with the guy I am currently dating for 1 year and 3 months now. It was great to begin with and but now we've drifted apart. He has cheated on me twice and every time I...
    kateleanne kateleanne 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I can wish and wish and wish all the time but it doesn't mean it will happen... There is this guy who claimed to like-like me but he also likes this other girl more. He knew me...
    TZPyrope TZPyrope 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I am nearly approaching my second year into this relationship, though I found the girl I was looking for, someone who accepted me despite my disability. Back then I though I found...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I do. I think that a lot of people that don't believe they are, just don't understand. How could you possibly understand if you've never been in one, let alone a long one? I've...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    It did, 90% for the better.. I'm far wiser, more sensitive, and I hve better sensibility on looking at life.. I saw my mistakes, I realised my flaws, I know what I want, what to...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Hello everyone! My name is Sam I'm sixteen years old, from Jordan this is my first time to write anything specially in English but I really need to tell what is in my heart. Since...
    sami1998 sami1998 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    My boyfriend lives 1000km away from me. He works in the city I live and he is here 70% of time but he just told me he wouldn't be able to come here for work anymore after September...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    At least I think I was in one. I am not sure if he was someone who was narcissistic or antisocial behavorial disorder but a lot of people tend to agree that he had these tendencies...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Okay so I'm in an amazing relationship, it's going well and she's kind, caring and I like her so much. So here's the problem my ex is now in a relationship and it's gotten to me...
    Calvexz Calvexz 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I know being in a loving relationship has it's obvious advantages, as well as apparently to do with our emotional well being and giving us a longer life span - (unless it's unhappy...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Top ten questions about relationships with psychopaths/narcissists. I took this from the site psychopathfree.com. I found it to be very helpful. 1. Is he / she really a psychopath...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love my children dearly, just like any other parent. However, sometimes I think I have given my whole life to them, and I'm not sure if it was the right thing. Even when I was...
    TheBluePill TheBluePill 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Write about your experienceRelationships are at the core of what it means to be human. Nobody wants to live life alone, nobody wants to live life without warm, loving relationships...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I still have flashbacks every once in awhile, and have nightmares. I'm just so sick of people treating me like I'm fragile, because I'm not. I got out of the abusive relationship...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ok let's see if I can get this ball rolling and spark some conversations by telling you guys some things about me. 1. I am a Registered Nurse-trauma has always been my passion...
    cntstoptherain cntstoptherain 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I miss being in Love. I have been married for 13 years now. My husband no longer desires me. He cheated on me before, I sometimes think he's doing it again. All I know is we haven...
    Frisco99 Frisco99 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 4

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    To say I think I am in an abusive marriage might sound stupid. But it is all so subtle and I sort of didn't realise how much I had changed until today. For example, last night I...
    masa2014 masa2014 26-30, F Mar 14

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    I've finally decided to leave my job of 10 years. A new staff member was hired two years ago that has since become the practice manager, The power has gone to their head and is...
    Lalassa Lalassa 22-25, F Mar 16

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    As of yet I've avoided it, it's quite embarrassing really when people ask me about it. I don't know why I don't want to be in a relationship, I have mixed feelings about the whole...
    AngelicDarkness AngelicDarkness 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    We should never feel powerless or trapped in a relationship. In fact, if either person feel powerless or trapped, the relationship doesn't teally exist. Because that's what...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    So... Here I am. With another chip in my pride and ego. Ever since the end of my long term relationship. Everything in my love department has been going downhill. Literally. Every...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Our relationship started off with the wrong step. We moved too quickly and it has been going down ever since... We became 'official' October 4th 2014. Exactly 1 month later was...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Let's see if this one gets hidden or censored. Trolls are allowed to chase people away and nothing is done about it, those who speak out are censored...what is the point of this...
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend feels so clingy sometimes that it drives me up the wall. And I feel guilty about feeling this way because the only way to keep the relationship alive is through...
    emeraldangel523 emeraldangel523 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I'm ready to call it quits. That fire or drive I once saw in him is gone. I don't even feel like he's attracted to me any longer. We text and that's about it. No skype sessions...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Since the end of January, I've been dating a much older man. He's 54, I'll be turning 23 in April. He has a 24 year old son, my son is 15 months old. My son has been calling my...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    so pretty much. me and my boyfriend of a year and a half aren't together. he said he wants a break. it is my first 'break up' or 'break' ever. we are both 21. its weird bc we are...
    insanityler insanityler 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've finally been able to convince my husband that I really do want to be in a relationship like this, although I refrain from referring to my desired relationship as DD or TIH...
    taliahood taliahood 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    In love with a girl who is 4 hours away from me.We are both in the UK however it is extremely hard as i don't get to see her that often. Me and Hannah have been going out for 1...
    Sammim4lik Sammim4lik 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Just when I think EP is done enough damage to my spirit, I turn to walk away. Someone says exactly what I needed to hear. So I stick around a little longer to see what happens...
    IamnothereIjustappeartobe IamnothereIjustappeartobe 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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