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Years Later, These People Found Out Surprising Secrets About Their Significant Other


“For the first 5 years of my and my SO’s relationship I was suicidal and depressed due to some trauma I went through before we met. After the 5 year mark we moved and I started going to school. During this time I changed a lot and became a lot happier and more stable and had a lot of energy. My SO was in total disbelief and told me he couldn’t believe how much I was flourishing in this new environment. It took a little bit of adjustment for the both of us. I was no longer as dependent on him and he tried to get to know the new me and figure out his new role now that he was no longer in a caregiving role but was just a regular boyfriend. Ever since that move our relationship has gotten better and better. Lockdown was a massive level up for us too. We were stuck together for months and discovered so many new things about one another and we have only grown closer since. It sometimes feel like we did our relationship in reverse and now we are experiencing the honeymoon phase a decade into the relationship. I love him so much and he’s my soul mate. I will spend the rest of my life showing him how much I love and appreciate him.” — advicemovingon


“When she burps, she says the word ‘burp.’ We’ve been together for 7 years. I discovered this on Sunday. What the hell is wrong with her.” — supbros302


“At some point a few years into college it became clear that they were not, like, a normal ‘social drinker’ anymore and they were actually developing into a full-blown alcoholic.” — Zack1018


“She was cheating on me with her ex-husband.” — eternalrefuge86


“I didn’t know she was an opiate addict, and an alcoholic. I also didn’t realize that I was taking her to her dealers house, since it was under the guise of ‘her aunt.’ Normally people would have left. She was a mess, Drinking on xanax, adderall, oxy. he would pass out, shivering in sweats. absolutely terrifying And I absolutely should have left. But I learned a lot from this relationship. Not to jump the gun, and assume. I learned patience, and that you can’t impose your will on others, no matter how bad YOU want recovery for them. The first 6-8 months were hell. But I knew she was something special, and I saw the potential for her to be amazing. Two years later, we have a BEAUTIFUL relationship, where I trust her wholeheartedly. She is 100% a better person without all of the addiction. I continually applaud her for her efforts.” — Drownedfish28

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