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Ashlyn Eure
10/5 Discussion
Fri Oct 5, 2012 9:19am
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I have been in several relationships where I have done stupid things for the people I have dated. I have to say one of the most stupid things I've done is said I love you when I really didn't mean it. I've always been the type of person that didn't want to hurt someoneís feelings. So naturally, I would say I love you back just so they wouldn't feel bad and so I wouldn't look like a mean person. However, looking back on those times now I wish I would have just been honest and said that it was too soon for me to say I love you, because really I wasn't sure yet. Also, when you do find that person that you really love it makes you wish that you had never said I love you to anyone else. Another stupid thing I have done is going back to the person of a previous relationship because they make you feel sorry for them. One of my exes in particular was always good for that. It was like he knew just what to say to make me feel guilty, so I would take him back. This worked on me for a long time, and we were constantly in and out of relationships all the time. Eventually I caught on to it and moved on. Itís funny because to this day, even though I have a boyfriend and have been with him for two years, my ex still tries to guilt trip me into getting back together with him. You would think he would eventually learn, but I guess not. I regret all those times I took him back because not only did he not deserve to be taken back, but I wasted almost 4 months breaking up and getting back together with him. When I think about it now I should have realized that after the second time it happened that it was just going to be repeating history. All in all, I think everybody does things that are stupid for the ones they love. However, itís not until you find the right one that itís really worth it.

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