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I Am Desparately Trying to Make My Marriage Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    Frustrated!!

    My husband and I have been married for six years come this October. We have two girls 4 and 20 months. Over the past six years we have had our ups and downs, but now we have hit rock bottom to the point that we need to repair this marriage or it is going to fail. Long story...
    sweetpea79 sweetpea79 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I suffer from CRPS. I have two daughters 6 & 2

    w/my husband of 7 yrs. my husband has gone behind my back 7 times and was talking to other women including ex gf. This past February it was #6 I found him on two dating sites!! I was devastated!!! He explained that he would never cheat physically but was feeling neglected...
    RWard711 RWard711 31-35, F Mar 29

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    Not Sure What to Do

    I have been married for 3 years and in the first 2 years we were very happy. We dealt with many conflicts and struggles in our relationship since it was long-distance due to work but we made it work and tried our best. We were happy but somewhere the strong committment and bond...
    somehelpplease somehelpplease 26-30 3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    I Am Tired Of Trying To Make It Work.

    I have been married for ten years. I have two great boys that are 8 and 9. My husband is not the man I married anymore. Our oldest son is moderately retarted and has several other problems. He can't accept that he has a disable son and all we do is fight. He throws it in my...
    Tballmumma Tballmumma 31-35 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    I Really Need Someone To Talk To!

    My husband and I have been married a little over 4 1/2 years now and we are in trouble.  We used to get along great, but now, everything is different.  I don't know what to do anymore.  It seems that every time I turn around, I am catching my husband in another lie.  I've...
    mattandamy07 mattandamy07 26-30 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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    I Try...

    My husbandand i have been married for 4 years, I keep trying to make things work between us. I wasn't always very nice and neither was he. We got together really fast...had a baby and got married really fast too. In the beginning he told me he loved me on our first official day...
    Lovex4 Lovex4 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    I Dont Think Its Gonna Work

      my husband and I have been married for 7 years.  We have 2 boys and a girl from my 1st marriage. He is a perfectionist, proud, always has to be right, insensitive, impatient, and can be mean. Im not a perfectionist at all and a hopeless housekeeper which I told him...
    teddybear95 teddybear95 41-45, F 5 Responses May 12, 2009

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    I Miss "us"

    My husband and I have been together for 7.5 years we have 3 children, 5, 2 and 1.  They are the light of our worl!  Like other posts he too has been very pig headed with him always being right and never meeting half way until he says something for hurtful or has a...
    mshuls mshuls 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    I haven't written in a while, hoping that I would figure some things out for my self. That has not been the case. I find that my wife feels she is carrying all the pressures of...
    Barry1966 Barry1966 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am in love and in no way will this relationship work! It's breaksy heart every night and I know he's hurting too. What do I do? We live in 2 different city's he works I work we...
    PrincessMarina PrincessMarina 13-15, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My parents are hard-workers. They always have been. They still are. My father is a long distance trucker. He’s been doing it for 40+ years. He’s nearing 70 now and guess what...
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    Sonnet 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an...
    ComplexSimplicity4 ComplexSimplicity4 16-17, F 46 mins ago

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    So I'm lonely and trying to make friends around my age . If anyone wants to talk just message me(: Things about meeee : I'm 16 I'm canadian Im a female I'm just looking for...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Where to begin ... My wife and I experienced a set back in our attempts to improve our marriage. I found some evidence last week of an on-going emotional relationship she got...
    lonelyguy375 lonelyguy375 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
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    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    The hubby came home this morning at 5 am declaring he wants to have another baby.......I have 3 already. I guess he really doesn't see that our marriage is essentially over and I'm...
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I hate what goes on inside my head. My wife left on a business trip on Monday morning. The entire time she's gone my anxiety is through the roof, I miss her, and we text and...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 23

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    It's sad, isn't it? You meet someone. You two get close. Everything's great for a while. You talk a lot. You tell them a lot. They know a lot. About you. They're different from...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    perfect motivation lols they seemed so happy and can make just about anyone get up and dance with them  
    sayuriii sayuriii 22-25, F 1 Response 50 mins ago

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    Okay guys I have a huge question. I can't just seem to find the right answer to . Here it goes . I am in a relationship with a guy . The father of my child . We have been together...
    wondering2014 wondering2014 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    I've been married for 25 years and even thought my marriage is not meeting many of my needs, I am petrified to leave it! For many years, my husband would not touch me sexually. I...
    Needhopeandsupport Needhopeandsupport 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    i want to make new friends so feel free to message me, I will message you back as soon as possible, if I don't I am busy with studies or work
    extreme1 extreme1 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    These are personal views of mine but I believe that men and women have specific roles in marriage. I believe that when you get married it becomes your responsibility to work for...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 9

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    I have come a long way from the way I used to behave. yeah, part of it is growing up but mostly it's that I'm tired. Tired of trying to stay ahead of the game and keeping up with...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F a week ago

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    I am trying to cope with becoming a memory to my exboyfriend. We had such a beautiful time and we're both so young. I don't want to be a memory. I imagined marrying this man...
    Anomalyx Anomalyx 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm still working on the marriage issue. It's not going so well. Today my husband told me that he basically has been using his mom and everything else has an excuse for his...
    Naturestorms Naturestorms 36-40, F 11 Responses Oct 26

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    I am 51. A loving mom who went through a divorce starting in 2006. I remarried the man I feel I was supposed to have been with in this life. He is truly my soulmate. My issue is...
    Kerrizma Kerrizma 51-55, F 9 Responses Oct 30

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    Walking on eggshells!! Yes, that it is my life trying to survive in a sad marriage. He doesn't love me anymore. I feel it is like a sword cutting my heart. Almost 12 years trying...
    tikitiki07 tikitiki07 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Harvin Thedeolin Finsen breached my trust thus I'd lodged a police report against him report no. G/20140728/2155. It's a case of non-return of personal belongings that he loaned...
    rainbowsundae rainbowsundae 31-35, M Nov 8

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    My husband has a had a best femal friend since before we got married. After we got married, we had problems in the first year and he went to her about it! I soon found out and not...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love my wife. I really do and regardless of the outcome of our relationship, i will always love her. I have never cheated on ANY girl i have ever been with to include grade...
    streetree streetree 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Anyone out there with a partner who works the most inconvenient hours? I have a boring Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm office job. My partner works all sorts of hours with a lot of overtime...
    HelloBones HelloBones 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    They can. You just have to make sure you don't say stupid ****. Or at least find an amazing person who has a sense of humor.
    Alayjahndro Alayjahndro 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have come to a point after 8 yrs, that I have tried so hard too do what is right. I need to be able to get this off my chest. I would like to be able to chat too people who can...
    Music4Dance Music4Dance 46-50, F Nov 1

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