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I Am a Husband and Father of 3

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    It Just Gets More Insane... - today i awoke to the sounds of packing. she started getting her effects together and began to seperate what was her's and mine. there has only ever...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    Anger ? - all i get now is anger from her. there is no consolation prize at the end of this road, i am afraid. the way it has always been now ticks her off so bad i have to...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2010

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    How Much Longer ? - my wife of 16 years recently decided to inform me she has been faking our relationship for years. she has cut me off from all physical contact and has said she...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    Each Day Is A Milestone - today was actually pleasant. although i tortured myself with thought all day while my wife was at work, when she arrived home we actually were able to...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M Feb 22, 2010

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    March 11 ... - it has been 11 days since she moved out. the boys and i are trying to adjust to the NEW arrangement. everyday is a battle against all we know as family. her tone...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    It Has Been A Week - a week has passed since i brought to my wife's attention i thought she was avoiding me. since then it has been true hell here. by Sunday afternoon she had...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    Close To The End ? - it has been an incredibly long weekend. too many conversations and to many revelations. it will not be fixed, she says. there is nothing i can say or do to...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M Mar 1, 2010

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    Am I Still A Husband ? - she has been gone for 18 days now. she moved out after i told her she was torturing me with herself. husband and wife should not live as room mates with...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    What Next ? - it is a day to day passing of time here. once again, as long as i remain silent about the nature of our relationship all goes quietly. right now, i feel for the...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    Revelation ... - today i found a list of all the things she intends to take with her. i also found two different budgets, one for her and her apartment and one for me and this...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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    48 Hours Later ... - two full days and i have not seen or talked to her. unbelievable, 16 years and this is the first i have been able to say that. we have always seen and talked...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    The Father ... - i need to realize my children are not oblivious to these happening of the last 2 weeks. although they may not know what is going on they definatly are aware of...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2010

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    Too Much All At Once - 16 years and now i am being told it was all pretend. just a foolish attempt to be the wife i always wanted. now there is zero intimacy and almost no eye...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M Feb 20, 2010

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    Patience Is A Virtue - this morning was not very good. i decided to once again against better judgement let her know how i am feeling. this only induces anger now. no compassion...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2010

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    Not Waiting Anymore... - tonight happened to be the night. i came home from school, after having a rather pleasant day there, to the realization of my wife and our problem...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    I tried to sustain my fear and hatred against him. I tried to put myself in his shoes. I tried to make sure that i didn't make any mistake that make him shamed. I tried to make...
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    I have written on here once before, about a comment my husband had made awhile ago about our marriage. Now, within a short week, everything has completely crumbled. First let me...
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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Ten days before Christmas my husband of almost 12 years at the time (together almost 18) gave me a kiss, told me he loves me and left to go shopping for me. It was a Sunday night...
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    I have been married for 24 years. I have two children in college. My husband doesn not text, call , email or even talk to me. A little background info, his father died last year...
    jobop13 jobop13 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am 27, I lost my father to lung cancer 3 weeks ago he was 67, i feel so sad and alone and i feel that there's nothing to live for anymore. what breaks my heart more is that i...
    DadysGirl DadysGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I don't think I can forgive my husband for the way that he acted when my father got sick and passed away from prostate cancer after a 10 year battle against it. My dad was pretty...
    idk8 idk8 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I can't believe I'm in this position. He seemed to be the antithesis of the things that worried me most about my father. They say you tend to marry your father and my father was...
    TennesseeTina TennesseeTina 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    forevercursed14 forevercursed14 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am spending the afternoon at poolside listening to the sounds of the afternoon, the birds calls, the crickets chirp, the noise of the nearby traffic, while observing the...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    My father has not been around much throughout my entire life. I am currently 24 years old and almost turning 25 in less then a week. He over criticizes me and compares me to my...
    jezebelx jezebelx 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I been with my husband a yr and a half we been married for almost a month. About a week ago my husband was acting very wired about his cell phone. It's was always on silence, fast...
    chris760 chris760 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I really want to leave my husband, we have 5 kids together and although he is a great father, i cant say much for his husband skills. He has an alcohol problem, he can't stop...
    Pissesmeoff Pissesmeoff 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Well...not exactly. But ever since I had a baby, my husband has been acting different. Me & my husband Adam have been together for 4 years, married for 1. He has always been the...
    MrsMarshallMathers MrsMarshallMathers 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I notice when I got into husbands Email he had a number of replies on I had an affair, he was writing about me but did not give the whole story. He did not say how he left on...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F Mar 23

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    I have been dating my husband 11 yrs before our marriage in 2011. I always knew he was different than most men, a great listener, sensitive, eager to please and extremely nice...
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    kmcgloughlin kmcgloughlin 41-45, F Apr 3

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I did something that was so hard for me to do a couple of weeks ago. I said Kaddish for both my father as well as my son together. It has been hard to say it for my dad for the...
    PerryGrosser PerryGrosser 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    I have a step-father four years ago, and I don't like my step-father. First, I thought I don't like him because he's the one that my mom had affaire with and he's the one that...
    Fearlessheart13 Fearlessheart13 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My father passed away the middle of last year. A few years ago I "made amends"or so called, with him. We emailed between calls. I was able to communicate easier with him thru email...
    ozarkG ozarkG 36-40 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have tried for over a decade to live with him.... He is mean and spiteful. My son is so messed up because he is an *******. But I will have to quit my job find work from...
    itsme3333 itsme3333 36-40 Mar 23

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    Cant leave him and dont want to be with him either...hardly gives me any happiness...just makes me work like an *** and then make me feel that i have no attached value..have...
    mishakapoor mishakapoor 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    how can a father say your a peice of **** then hug your cousins like nothing happend how can a father say he loves you when he puts every one else above you how can a father...
    fkfh fkfh 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    bassamelali bassamelali 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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