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I Am In a Troubled Marriage

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    Casting - Couples With Marriage Troubles - ARE YOU SEPARATED BUT STILL LIVING WITH YOUR SPOUSE? Is your Marriage in Trouble and are you BOTH Considering Dating other people? We...
    MPCasting23 MPCasting23 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Now What? - I want to leave. I'm unhappy. He yells and explodes constantly. I want to talk but he walks away. He's an angry person and doesn't admit it. Those times that he does...
    Confuzed6 Confuzed6 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    Well I did everything possible to fix a problem that I did not start but it got me nowhere. I just don't understand how a man can treat a woman so good but be treated so bad in...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 16

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    Tough Times - I have been married for 2 years but we've been together for 8.  Since we've been married, almost from day one things have been off.  We don't share a bed...
    brucepisar brucepisar 41-45 4 Responses May 16, 2010

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    Confused - My husband and I have been married for 18 years. Dated for 6 years. Always knew relationship not perfect but was ok with that. Had good and bad times. My husband was...
    Leesar Leesar 41-45 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    Taken For Granted And Treading Water - I've been with my wife for 7 years now, married for 6. I have no children of my own; she has two (girl 16, boy 12). Her daughter has Asperger...
    Clevernamehere Clevernamehere 46-50, M 11 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    I have been married for nearly a year and yet I feel so alone. My husband is more like someone I share a house with.
    sarahls87 sarahls87 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    To Move Or Not To Move? - So my husband wants to move back to a very small town (we are talking only a gas station sized town) and the house is 3 miles outside of this town with...
    Distressedwife33 Distressedwife33 22-25 2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    I guess "troubled" is the best way to describe it. I used to think nothing could come between us. My husband's been in and out of part-time, dead-end jobs for ten years. Most...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Hurt - I met my husband 4 years ago. I admit we went to fast and got married 40 days after. But it felt right and I do not regret it. I was in hurtful relationships and I had...
    teammita teammita 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    I Am Irrelevant To Her - I am married 23 years to the only person that I want to spend time with, but everything else is more important. Of course work, kids and so on take...
    88nascar88 88nascar88 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    My Husband Doesn't Love Me. He Loves The Life I Provide. - My husband and I just celebrated our 1 yr anniversary. I know they say "the first year is the hardest" but I honestly don...
    lovelyraven lovelyraven 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    When Married People Grow In Opposite Directions? - I am 22 years old and I have been married for 3 years. My husband is really the only person I've ever dated. We started dating in...
    eemorris eemorris 22-25 7 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    We fought today. Again. Always. It's my fault he left his stuff out in the garage and the dog wet on it. It's my fault his job performance is poor. Sometimes I feel so hurt...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am married to an addict. We got married young and I was naive in the ways of an addict. I struggled with addiction myself until I found out I was pregnant. Now we have a 10 month...
    ifonlyihadknown ifonlyihadknown 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Troubled Marriage - It's been a couple of weeks that I found out that my husband has been having all of these sexual and I love you chats online. The latest is that he has been...
    mizzrose mizzrose 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Hurt - I have been married for 26 years. I meet my wife when she was 16 and I was cheating on another woman. I was not a good person. But I did fall in love. We married when she...
    cygness cygness 46-50, M Nov 7, 2013

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    A Promise Unfulfilled - We met and you said you loved me from that moment That I was your sunshine, your past relationships atonement Young and unsure of myself I gave me to you...
    charliegee83 charliegee83 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    I'm Just Not Happy Anymore.... - I don't think I want to be married anymore. There, I said it. I also cheated on my husband, and I don't feel guilty. There, I said that, too. I...
    Betty9 Betty9 26-30 5 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    She Wants Out But I Still Love Her - Been married for 12 years to my GF of 7 years. We were so much in love but unfortunately i haven't been there for her as i let her take over...
    Henf Henf 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    24 Years Of Marriage And On The Brink Of Giving Up - I have been married 24 years now and the first 15 years were ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC, but these pas t 9 are causing considerable...
    Givingup1 Givingup1 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    A Rocking Boat, But .... - The Lord is my Rock, I have been married past 11 years, have three kids. After all the stories I have read on the forum I know my boat is also rocking if...
    Amitagra Amitagra 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    I Talk Down To My Wife, Help - This morning my wife said "We don't have any compost". My reply was "How do you know? We have a bag in the store." It's not what I said but how I...
    looselowerlip looselowerlip 51-55, M 6 Responses May 25, 2012

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    How Do You Save A Marriage Alone - I have been married sixteen years to my high school honey.  Second marriage me third him.  We have endured some of the hardest and most...
    Trishlpn Trishlpn 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2011

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    My Wife Has OCD and Depression And I Feel Trapped - My wife is suffering from severe OCD, depression, and anxiety, and things have just become really stressful and depressing in my...
    Jleon11 Jleon11 31-35, M 6 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Am I Crazy Or Does He Not Love Me - I have been married for 5 years,, however, with husband for 13 years. We have a 4 year old son and I am now 8 months pregnant. My husband is...
    heartache5 heartache5 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    I Just Want It To Go Back - Here I was thinking I had it all, full time job after graduating, two children and a husband that loves me . That's until he told me he wants "the...
    Nejc24 Nejc24 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    My Husband Hasn't Moved Yet!! - I've been married with my husband for more than 3 yrs. but wr living together for 5 yrs. frankly speaking i met him on a dating site and it seems...
    maragnew maragnew 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    Painful Days - Hi all, my wife and i have been together for almost 10 years, married for 5 last month to the day. In 2008 i was recruited to nyc to work for a premier advertising...
    tsep tsep 31-35, M Jul 21, 2013

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    I've been married for 3 1/2 years, my husband I have been together for 8 years. Everything is going down hill. His drinking is outrageous, intimacy is absent, and I am not ever a...
    SAS77 SAS77 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 13

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    What Have I Done? - My husband is so oblivious he doesn,t realize I am unhappy1 he doesn't want to recognize that since I am the breadwinner things are pretty tough on me! He will...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    I will be married 19 years this year. It has been a rollercoaster for the last half and I want to get off. My husband has gone through a number of low end jobs over the years...
    fightingflorida fightingflorida 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    First Marriage Counselling Session... - Over load! I don't know if I'm more confused or if I see things more clearly. My mind is determined to think on the negatives, I'm fighting...
    Nejc24 Nejc24 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    I'm completely miserable. I've been married for 13 years, comming up to our fourteenth year in May. It's been a long marriage and over the years we have had our ups and downs but...
    joselle1972 joselle1972 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Am I Crazy To Feel Like This? - I have been married 14 years as of August 14th...and I am feeling so bad. My life isn't where I want it to be (or should I say not where my husband...
    jennifer1456 jennifer1456 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    We Want To Make It Work But Will It? - About six months ago my wife declared she was unhappy with our marriage (after 14 years and two fantastic boys) and things had to change...
    thehat73 thehat73 36-40 5 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    Don't Know What Is Real Anymore - My son and I are subject to verbal and mental abuse almost daily. Six years ago I was diagnosed with ADD. A couple of years later I was also...
    reallitypirate reallitypirate 36-40, F 2 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Exhausted And Exasperated - Married for almost eight years with 2 children. I feel as though my relationship with my husband has been reduced to pettiness and a lack of mutual...
    bluemoony bluemoony 41-45 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    I was married seven months ago...... I thought this was going to be so special. Before we got married we talked so much about our interests, what we wanted to do, where we wanted...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    What Should I Do? - I married a man I met online a year and a half ago...everything was fine or so I thought. A week after we were married he shows me his fetish, which is wearing...
    HawaiianQt HawaiianQt 36-40, F Aug 20, 2013

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    My wife and I have been married for almost 4 years, we've know rack other for roughly twice that length of time. We have a beautiful 1yo child together who we both love. Last year...
    esotericbob esotericbob 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 23

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    I've been married two years, I love my husband , and he says he loves me but sometimes I wish he didn't , because it doesn't seem like he does. Yes he does a lot for our future...
    honeybumblebee honeybumblebee 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Sad About It - I am 24 and have been married for 5 years now.  My husband and I dated for 2 years before getting married and it was literally the greatest time ever. ...
    wondering13 wondering13 22-25 8 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    Marriage Problems You Can Relate to -   My husband and I have two weeks holidays with only three days left until we both return to 'our life' as I like to call it. Having so...
    complicatedandconfused complicatedandconfused 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    Another venting day for me, so yesterday was valentines day and my husband booked a spa day for me with a massage for a hour. It was very nice and thoughtful, but then today he...
    honeybumblebee honeybumblebee 22-25, F Feb 15

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    Been having trouble with the hubs these days. Haven't been able to have sex because I am mad and I don't even feel like it. Kinda tired of fighting over stupid things, it feels...
    basschic basschic 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My Sob Story - My husband and I have been married for almost 13 years and it's always been one thing after another.  The latest has been his mom has been living with us for over a...
    jerseychic jerseychic 36-40 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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    Depressed, Anxious, &Amp; Furious, But Don'T Believe In Divorce - I have supported our family for all but except perhaps 6 months in 18 years total, including tending bar until 2am...
    Normalwouldbnice Normalwouldbnice 41-45 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    Needing Advice - Emotionally beat down. This is how I feel. Never good enough. We are going to counseling to try and make this work. It just goes back to "normal" though. Sex...
    donelikedinner donelikedinner 26-30 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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