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    #1

    All Alison's relationships broke down

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    All Alison's relationships broke down in quick succession, and she wondered why she fell for "wrong" men.

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    #2

    Re: All Alison's relationships broke down

    "in quick succession" doesn't really work there. Do you mean that each one of her relationships broke down soon after they started? You need the definite article before "wrong men".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: All Alison's relationships broke down

    You may mean Alison's relationships always broke down.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: All Alison's relationships broke down

    Yes. I mean Alison's relationship always broke down.

    Would my sentence be correct like this.

    Alison's relationships always broke down quickly, and she wondered why she fell for the "wrong" men.

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    #5

    Re: All Alison's relationships broke down

    That's OK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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