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I Am Desparately Trying to Make My Marriage Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    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 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 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, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    It's so complicated...... I hate this because I feel as if marriage shouldn't be taken lightly. I also feel that I used to be the one to run far away from commitment. Far away from...
    SweetT2 SweetT2 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Been married two years met husband four years ago when we first met we were crazy about each other but he was married less then a year to his hs sweetheart and I was with mine so...
    frenchfry5 frenchfry5 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It definitely can work provided that both the partners are loyal & sincere & truly willing to make it work.
    dansizzling dansizzling 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    To be honest, my current LDR situation is quite contrary to what most people in a LDR experience. My girlfriend left for college in another state. The institute strictly recommends...
    akkiRK akkiRK 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I feel..that if you really love someone? you don't need to get married to prove that. I find that kinda stupid? lol I will never get married. marriage doesint last? nor does...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm so depressed right now I can't even function. Truthfully, my husband hasn't had sex with me in 3 years. I've fallen in love with a man who is married, and we are amazing...
    escapingcaptivityofspirit escapingcaptivityofspirit 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    It is very hard ... to accept you exist in my work place. At this point of my life, I just wish God will just wipe you off and let you get lost. No I don't hate you but I hate...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 25

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    I am trying to figure out my life. I had my daughter when I was 16. I'm tired of hearing things like you shouldn't kept your legs closed because 1. everybody makes mistakes. 2. I...
    RileyRed RileyRed 18-21, F Jul 24

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    A revelation? My husband and I started marriage counseling this past Monday. It was hard. Having to sit there and explain to a stranger why you are there...with your husband...
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Jul 24

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    After 20 years of marriage, I can honestly say the love is not as strong as it once was. My husband has shown that he is not the person I thought he was. He has lied, cheated, and...
    Zeta4ever Zeta4ever 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    My husband text me that he would rather be a monk than to have sex with me, and that if that is my need, I should go elsewhere to satisfy it. My heart sank. Finally....I have more...
    GreyStreet98 GreyStreet98 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    All of these stories scare me. I'm 29, and my husband is 34. We got together when I was 22 and he was 27.. I we each had kids from previous relationships, so our new relationship...
    AFrisco AFrisco 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    And I am nervous to finally meet you. It has been nearly a year, we have been through so much drama and bs but you have always been there for me. I hope that after the visit we...
    LadyBlade LadyBlade 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm married and I've only been married for almost a year. But way before our relationship prior to marriage (5 years ago) I met this guy and there was no doubt in my mind that I...
    slofox slofox 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I honestly try to be careful to avoid this, but if the right one comes along, I would do my best to make it work. It's such a hard situation though, I'm an extremely physically...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 19

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    I do and I would sacrifice anything to make us work MOB as long as you are in my life my world is perfect.
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    First of all, I like making lists such as this one. But here are some other things that I like: - Daydreaming about better days that could come, even if they seem impossible...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 1 Response Jul 17

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    We strive for perfection, protection but every ounce of strength comes from my weakness and my failure. The family joke. Just live in sin now, marriage is just not something you...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    1 year of marriage..my mother in law is torturing me mentally from beginning..she plays politics and games with me..and I don't know how to react on that situations and my husband...
    luvisall luvisall 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I am a bisexual woman who is in a serious relationship with a straight man. I've never had a relationship with a woman, or some more than make out with them. I'm worried that this...
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    When I met my husband, I was 28, and had reached a point in my life when I was sure I wasn't going to meet the right guy. I'd been in an out of relationships with total jerks or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    I am new and want to identify why I'm here... I am on my 2nd marriage, going on 13 years now, have issues and I need help. I thought to myself "find a support group" and thought...
    Cwllm Cwllm 46-50, M Jul 15

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    Every day is like a new adventure. In fact, the last ten years of my life have been one great adventure, most of it not very good. Now that I am older with the mistakes of my past...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 15

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    Isn't everyone? I guess to answer this question, you have to know what you're definition of happiness is. For me, I'm not talking about watching a clip and getting a chuckle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    It's a new day. We had a tough day yesterday, but we both want to make this work. We're going out for a hike together & I'm really looking forward to it.
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    Of course they can work :) It's still a relationship. Think about people in the army. Their relationship is long distance for a long long time. But you can always make it work out...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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