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    • #26369

      I had a lovely afternoon kept it public. He was lovely I spent a lot of time trying to find red flags but couldn’t see any! He seemed so genuine. He has also been through dv, I have been able to check out his story infact he’s a family friend so I had been told some. It was such a positive although scarry experience.

    • #26371

      Well done. There are nice men out there. Just take it very slowly. It’s incredible how many people have been through DV. As a society we just don’t talk about it enough X

    • #26384

      Good for you! But make sure he tells the truth. (detail removed by Moderator)

    • #26442

      He is a friend of a close relative of mine. Who had told me before he did about his ex. They work together and there had been an incident at work. So I know it is correct. And he does come across and genuine

    • #26477

      Glad you had a good time.

      Remember to value yourself above anything x*x

    • #27024

      Awww well done. I can’t wait to hear more about this. It’s so warming to see that there is potentially a happy ending out there. I hope you’ve found someone who truly values you for who you are x*x

    • #27025

      Ps I think the fact that your family know of this person too it adds a bit of weight to his story. I would speak to women’s aid about all the things to look out for so you feel comfortable in everything and believe that you are making the right choices for you x*x

    • #27030

      Well done!!
      I wish I can do it, as I know I am not ready I have so many reason.
      Enjoy it and I wish you the best of luck that he will be looking after you, loving you genuinely because you deserve it.

    • #27264

      Hey! I saw your last post about being uncertain and nervous of this date. Well done you for going ahead! I’m so glad it was a positive experience for you. I understand the looking for flags and signs and it’s not a bad thing to do but remember going on a date doesn’t mean this is going to be your next relationship. What I’m trying to say is don’t over think it, enjoy it one step at a time and enjoy the good feelings it gives you to be out there again socialising!

    • #27266

      Well done you’ve done so well getting to where you are. The advice above is right just take it alow and at your pace and remember women’s aid are there to help you if you have any concerns. Remember that you left your abuser because you knew that there are really decent loving men our there. If you didn’t believe that and you thought all men were the same you would have stayed with him you didn’t you deserve bigger and better things I promise you xxxx

    • #27311

      I think you can safely say it’s a relationship! But I feel so happy. I haven’t been this happen laughed this much in a long time. I never thought I would be saying this ever again

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