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Braxton Smallwood
10/5 Discussion
Fri Oct 5, 2012 1:42pm
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Overall I try really hard not to change myself but in reality it ends up happening.my most recent relationship I was in for about a year and a half and my mom and dad noticed I had changed before I even had. I didnít realize it at the time but I do now. I used to be very outgoing and always wanted to take my past girlfriends out and all and just make them happy and treat them right. However, this girl just wanted to stay inside all the time and watch movies at home. The whole time we dated we went to the movies only once and didnít go out to dinner or anything at all. Not even once. It bothered me that she never wanted to leave and every time I mentioned going out she just wanted to stay at home and relax. It began to bother me that we didnít ever do anything really special. Not even on our anniversaries did we ever do anything different. Also I would always act like her making promises to me and breaking them was ok. In my opinion if you make a promise you should damn well keep that promise because some people like me hold people to their word because I donít make a promise I donít think I canít make. in all I think I did most of what I did and put up with everything as long as I did was because I just wanted to be able to say I had a girlfriend and all and feel like I was happy when in reality I was miserable on the inside. Hopefully I learned my lesson and wonít change myself anymore for anyone but sadly like most people it will probably happen again. Anyway I hope everyone has a wonderful fall break and be safe and see everyone in class Wednesday

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