I Am a Frustrated 2nd Wife

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    I am a 2nd wife and I am beyond frustrated with the fact that all of the life milestones that my husband and I share he has already experienced.  I feel thta nothing we do is special.
    cj31784 cj31784
    5 Responses Nov 23, 2008

    What About the Kids??

    I knew he had kids before I married him.. At the time I wasn't sure that I even wanted any of my own..until I saw him with his kids.  Now I find myself wanting that with him SOOO bad and at the same time feel overwhelmingly jealous at the fact that he already has...
    Kleez Kleez
    7 Responses Apr 26, 2009

    Actually A 3rd Wife.

    My husband and I have been married for 19 years. He is 15 years my senior and was married twice before me. He is my first husband, and I had hoped my only. I guess I should have realized that being his third marriage and my first everything that was new to me would be old hat...
    Elizaabeth Elizaabeth
    3 Responses Oct 8, 2011

    I started dating my husband 10 years ago this

    week. We will be celebrating our 8th wedding anniversary this summer. I have been friends with his sister for 20 years. Ive known his family most of my life. I was asked by my mother -in-law to pass along a card for his ex-wife to the kids he has from his previous marriage...
    jess85MN jess85MN
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2015

    Frustrated And Sad

    I love my husband and I love both of my step kids too. My frustration lies in the fact my husband's ex feels like she's entitled to every cent that we have. And I'm sorry, but, although I love my step kids, they never call, see us, or ANYTHING unless they want money or it's...
    PurpleTulip27 PurpleTulip27
    1 Response Apr 22, 2013

    Daja Vu ???

    I've been married to mu husband for 8yrs now, My husband and I married when i was 21 he was 24 he had a daughter from his first marriage i had a son (never married). We both child wise had experienced a lot of firsts without each other, but we tried to look past that aspect and...
    crystalclearwater crystalclearwater
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2011

    Hidden Marrige

    I have a long story that I am going to try and make short. I need advice beacuse the self pitty and suffering is putting a strain on my relationship. My new husband ( a month) was recently divorced. We got married a month after his divorce came thru. We met while he was...
    Paulanyc Paulanyc
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2012

    I Feel Like 2nd Choice.

    I'm not his wife, yet. We're getting married in October, 2010. He proposed last June, and we were both so excited. I never wanted a wedding, so I immediately began researching the perfect spot to elope to - but my wonderful fiance wanted the big fairy tale wedding. And so the...
    Meg380S Meg380S
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2010

    What To Do...

    He has 3 kids (all school aged) from his first marriage, so I understand that communication w/ his ex-wife, is a big necessity right now. What bugs me is, the fact that she calls and texts him w/ random things that have nothing to do w/ the kids. Which wouldn't bug me as much, if...
    Butterflyylove Butterflyylove
    Jun 4, 2012

    Unhappy 2nd Wife

    I am a very unhappy 2nd wife and I really don't know what to do.  My in laws treat me like nothing and they treat my hubby's 1st wife better than they would treat the most important person in the world.  They treated her badly when she was still married to him, but now...
    lynette2006 lynette2006
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2009
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