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I Am Desparately Trying to Make My Marriage Work

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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 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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    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 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

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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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    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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    Last weekend my husband took me for a planned weekend away, the destination was a surprise though. When I realised we were going to Hastings I was really happy, my mum grew up in...
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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 Nov 16

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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 6 days ago

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    My days are starting to get easier and easier. I know I have done everything in my power to make things work, but its not gonna happen. But, the past few days have been absolutely...
    Naturestorms Naturestorms 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    So... Around last year at this time, my boss at the time had started to send me emails & messages, and telling me about personal issues (marriage, kids, family, sex, etc.)... So i...
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    It's been almost 7 months now since my injury. June 13th, 2014 has changed my life for what seems like forever. Doctors still do not have a clue what is wrong with my foot, all we...
    kbarber kbarber 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    poolrepairexperts poolrepairexperts 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    I don't believe in divorce. So, my first marriage is most likely going to be my only marriage. But I am not going to get married until I am 46 or 49. Lmao
    SunshineH316 SunshineH316 22-25, F 5 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...
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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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    Work! I currently work in a place where no-one accepts responsibility for their mistakes and blames everyone else. I try very hard to rise above the mindless culture (its a tiny...
    wheesht wheesht 51-55, M 9 hrs ago

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    this year has been full of hardship for me,yet its been life changing..I get lonely a lot but I try to think good positive thoughts. I work come home and hang with my dog who is an...
    Duke87 Duke87 26-30, M 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am in a DD marriage. My wife is in charge. She is very dominant and runs our life. I get spanked and disciplined
    happyguy99 happyguy99 66-70, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    This is directed at the weird old and middle aged men. Who want to keep having a go at me when I go to the shops. Not in anyway like normal men though. By hiding and never having...
    LuisT LuisT 13-15 2 hrs ago

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    If the right guy came along I wouldn't hesitate to be in a long term relationship. But marriage I will never do again. I don't need a piece of paper to define my life and...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 52 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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    Joshua604a3xn8 Joshua604a3xn8 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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 1 Response Nov 17

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    this is bullshit. i might as well stop trying to make friends. i don't even take the initiative anymore. i'm tired of getting my feelings hurt and it's really ******* up almost...
    luckylunchbox luckylunchbox 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Around 1 in 400 trillion were lucky enough to make the first cut. And 50% of those people made the second cut.I made the first, but I did not make the second. And I need to be okay...
    insidious2014 insidious2014 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was a child I've always thought that I would grow up to save the world from things like sickness, getting old, dying, haterd, envy, war, pollution, corruption, etc...
    MK25 MK25 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 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 9 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 Nov 15

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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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    Through all the blood, sweat, and years.....I make it through Black Friday working at Kohls!
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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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