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Elyse Huwe
Relationship regrets
Fri Oct 5, 2012 11:50pm
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In my past relationships I have made several sacrifices that I definently did not need too. For two years, my sophmore and junior year of high school I dated a guy that was very controlling. I was alright with it and encouraged the level of controlling that he was by complying with his requests. He would ask that I not go out with my other girlfriends and just stay home during nights on the weekend because he didn't want me meeting or hanging out with other guys. It was very hypocritical of him however because on those nights he would often hang out with his guy friends, not girls, but he still wanted me to spend the night alone.
I lost a lot of friends through out my junior and sophomore year because I spent a lot of time alone. I did not want to lose this guy, I let him be my everything and control my social life...dumb. After I dumped him my senior year I realized what I had been missing. I started going out and a lot of people were surprised to see me out, but they were accepting. I made a lot of friends and reestablished connections with people my senior year. I even met a few guys that were worth dating. And although I hadn't known all these people for that long I still did not want to leave them. I regret that I withdrew myself from them and going out my early years in high school.

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