Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Desparately Trying to Make My Marriage Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    FOR ME. I've written a book, it's about my experiences both ill and well. It also explains the fundamentals of the illness, what schizophrenia is and what it isn't. I intend on...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do not think that my situation is special, though it sometimes feels that way. I am going through a divorce, the filing of the finalization papers is probably tomorrow - though...
    Imperator44 Imperator44 31-35, M Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There's absolutely no point to it. First, I abhor the idea of getting any sort of government involved in personal relationships. Who was the first person to suggest that anyway...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been married for 6 1/2 years. 3 months ago my husband had to confess to cheating because he tested positive for chlamydia. I was devastated. I couldn't believe it. Throughout...
    Kylamama518 Kylamama518 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Update!! After sleepless nights and crying throughout, I managed to get some sleep at 6am today and woke up at 9am. Hubby had gone to work by the time I woke. So I sent him a...
    Alexandra0210 Alexandra0210 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We all make mistakes. We are human it's a given that it will happen and frequently too. Making the same mistake over and over again is tough. It is always by accident for me when...
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Trying a new work out plan and already lost 2 pounds. Eh turn up XD
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So my girlfriend and I are going on our eight month of our long distance relationship, and it is certainly a lot more different than i pictured it being. This is definitely one of...
    Charlespappas Charlespappas 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was always a firm believer that long distance could never work. But I met the one..we're head over heels for each other..and he just left to the army last week. Now, I think...
    andreabeta andreabeta 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think they work because I'm in love with my bestfriend who lives 2 hours away. 5 months later and we are just as strong. I know we haven't been together very long but we make it...
    bigd920 bigd920 18-21, F Feb 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just venting: I hate it when my wife makes promises during the day about the things that are going to happen later. Examples: oh, when I get home I am so going to take you to the...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 14 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi, I am a 25year old guy working in an MNC in delhi and looking for a lesbian girl of 25-28 years of age for MOC. I am a simple guy coming from a very simple family and is looking...
    platoniclove23 platoniclove23 22-25 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend just proposed to me and I said yes butnow I having second thoughts what if we re too young for this marriage thing ? But cant just call off the wedding just before...
    ashley882 ashley882 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today is an emotional roller coaster for me. I know that my marriage is over and my husband has agreed to go but I'm having problems understanding how someone can just give up on...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Tonight I asked him (as pathetic as that is) to have sex with me. Tried to seduce him, kiss him in the ways he used to like. After the shortest make out session he kissed me in the...
    Gia00 Gia00 26-30, F 14 Responses 13 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Over the past ten years I have worked very hard to isolate myself as much as possible. Looks like my efforts may finally bear some fruit in a big way. Do not misunderstand me. I...
    drinkingteaalone drinkingteaalone 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is the middle of the night and I have just been rejected again last night. Today, my wife flies overseas for 2 weeks and she does not show the slightest inclination to have even...
    Sub305k Sub305k 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My refuser wife is trying to be more social/friendly with me. Today she pulled out our photo albums searching of pictures of us when we were younger. I took my wedding ring off...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am from India. India as you all might know is a country rich in culture and tradition. Arranged marriages happens to be a very integral part of this culture. I am 27 years old...
    femaleskeleton femaleskeleton 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So we are down to about once a month. There are lots of reasons why. Al of which logically seem ok. Still breastfeeding, but she wants to stop. Has wanted to stop with our...
    Alohaguy Alohaguy 36-40, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Bust my *** no matter what the wage. I have never been one to half *** my work or even not work to my full potential. From clock in to clock out I work as hard as I can to get...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am amazed at the monster I've turned into. A SM can ultimately turn you into an unkind, cruel and bitter version of yourself. After spending the past couple of weeks trying to...
    exhaustednumb exhaustednumb 26-30, F 14 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Simply not as bad as I think I am. Sure... I felt like a horrible human being rightly. I discovered I don't like to speak ill of others or hurt people. I felt so blind. Well...
    LastofmyPeople LastofmyPeople 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Our counselling is going well. At some point l will do an update. H is continuing to actively participate. He appears keen to go along. We have been looking at our family...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was that fat kid back in 12th grade. And then my brother's marriage was fixed 3 months later. People looked at me and said, "Nope! Not going to happen! or " You're not that good...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, we had our first sex argument of 2015. After having a dry Valentines Day (pun intended) I stifled my disappointment, like I do pretty much every day, through the weekend...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 50 Responses Feb 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm in what I'll call a one-sided open marriage... My husband (I'll call him Zack) is the one who has other relationships. Before our marriage we tried to have an extra person (a...
    zodiac79 zodiac79 36-40, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been very emotional lately. Getting resentful and angry maybe even when he is trying. I have been rejected sexually so many times by him it is like I anticipate it. I...
    indianagirl76 indianagirl76 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A wife with no life. I am a wife and mother of 1 and another on the way. my family means the world to me but for some reason after 6 years of marriage I have jusy realised I have...
    Awakey Awakey 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm wondering about marriage in general. What is it? Why is it necessary? I've been exploring myself, my flaws and attributes. Been looking at my life, my relationships and the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My daughter has a few girls that she brings over to the house often. The girls trust me and talk to me about things. One friend recently told me that her mom started sleeping on...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 27 Responses Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hurt sometimes and thank God I have friends there for me. They hurt and I pray that I can be there for them as much . We don't have to like the hand we are dealt but with hard...
    Bob12100 Bob12100 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am going to accept that I am to homemaker now as my wife is the sole breadwinner in our marriage. That fact is now being solidified by the fact that I am also transgendered and...
    Christinya Christinya 31-35, T Feb 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ah the pillow. I Hate this pillow. It's a king size pillow so not quite a body pillow but in terms of its role as the Berlin Wall of our bed it works just fine. The few times I...
    Alohaguy Alohaguy 36-40, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel