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I Am Desparately Trying to Make My Marriage Work

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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 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 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 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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    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 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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    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 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 caught my husband trying to cheat on me. he said he loves me and wants to make it work. he has done almost everything I have asked ,sex life is great but he isn't in love with me...
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    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F Jan 1

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    I try and try so hard to make it work
    kayheart kayheart 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    they can work if both are willing to put in the work to make it work. I was in one for two years. We met on and off and finally u moved to sc to be with him and we where together...
    niesa0732 niesa0732 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    BlackSilence BlackSilence 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well from experience. .. they will work if both are committed to make them work. I just came off a 4 year run around ... lol only Chace if she chances you back.
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    My wife wants me to sleep with other women. I'm 34, she's 34, we have a daughter, and I think we fight too much. She is very touchy about any time I even bring up our lack of...
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