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I Am In An Unhappy Married Life

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    Been married for 2 years, together for 6. My husband and I separated in 2012 because of his drinking problem. During our separation, a friendship between me and another man...
    jcr0610 jcr0610 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My whole married life has been a challenge. I've been married for over 20 years and the urges to have a connection with another woman are consuming me.
    Kamon123 Kamon123 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I have been married 8 years and been together with my wife for a total of 18 years. we had 2 small kids. for the past 4-5 years, we have not been working on our marriage but...
    needtotalk37 needtotalk37 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I am in love with a married man. Please no harsh judgements and just hear my side of the story. I am 21 years old (he is 45) and in college I met a guy 3.5 months ago and on our...
    sava1993 sava1993 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I met him 36 years ago, he was 17, I was 15. We dated a couple of years and broke up, went our separate ways. I got married when I was 27, had 2 kids. After 22 years of marriage...
    SweetPeaLove SweetPeaLove 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know about that. I've been unhappy all my life. I know how to deal with it, to fake a smile, to pretend i am happy when i am dying inside. But to be alone, that's scary. I...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My husband and I are in our 60's and just married 7 months ago. We had sex exactly 3 times the first two weeks we were married and now NOTHING. He even nudges me away if I try to...
    Blondeartist444 Blondeartist444 61-65, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    One day my husband took his mom to a doctor's appointment. When he took her back home, to his sister's house where she had been living for six months, most of her belongings were...
    Lumps1love Lumps1love 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Married for 32 yrs. to a good man- but since we have been working together for 5 yrs. it is way too much time together and this has been very hard. I am very critical of him and we...
    irenei irenei 56-60, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've been "alone" pretty much my whole life. It's awesome. No girlfriend, ever. 1 hook up. i used to dwell on it but now its really not that big if a deal. Besides, girls are just...
    datsyuk24 datsyuk24 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Told husband the other night we needed to spend some "us" time together only like 5-10 minutes a night is all even & that was feeling lonely/neglected. His reply was I don't want...
    pudgee2 pudgee2 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I remember when I worked in a jewelry store, there was a lot of people who told me that I was lucky to be single, because being in a relationship is just too stressful. Then, my...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 31

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    I am almost to nine years of marriage and 19 years in my relationship with my wife. We have two beautiful and amazing children together (ages 4 and 2). My wife recently expressed...
    Allboutmykids Allboutmykids 31-35, M 7 Responses Apr 3

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    I have only been married 3 months and I'm confused why things have changed. My husband has completely turned into someone else. He used to want to spend every minute with me and...
    writer4ever writer4ever 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My idea of marriage and the reality of it (for me) are so far off the mark that I don't consider myself to be married. Is that weird? Maybe it should be ended. I may or may not...
    elizabeth111 elizabeth111 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm happiest when I am alone. Being surrounded by people makes me unhappy. I hate crowds, and I hate being with a large group of people. If I ever go out with friends, I like it...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I believe that everyone comes into your life for a reason and that one person can indeed turn your entire life around. I have encountered problems in my life that shattered my...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ok, so I come from an Arabic culture but I am American and I am American born. My husband is an amazing man and it was a wonderfully romantic story how we became together. HOWEVER...
    frustratedwomantn frustratedwomantn 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have never been as creative as I was when I was depressed. Even when I got happier, I was able to retain some of that creativity. It was amazing. I fell in love with it. I kind...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    To complicate matters, I am also married. But I am madly attracted to a male coworker. We are both married teachers and have adjacent classrooms. I've known him for four years and...
    Keeks1 Keeks1 41-45 Mar 26

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    I don't know what I want to do, what I can do. I don't know what I'm passionate about. I don't know my capabilities. I don't know what I should be doing for a living. I don't know...
    blackbirdie blackbirdie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Last night i had sinusitis i didnt slept well. It was a terrible night. I went to the school clinic in the morning and although i had an early appointment i waited for an hour. I...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    oh eventually being alone will make you unhappy. lose lose
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    For so many years I was unhappy, for so many years I felt ignored and rejected. Nothing changing, ever staying, every day the day the same. We've spilt at lot but for some reason...
    anonbeing anonbeing 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    ...and he is not my husband! I fell out of love with my husband 5 years(?) into the marriage. He traveled a lot with his job and we were in the middle of building our home,leaving...
    SweetPeaLove SweetPeaLove 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    How is it possible to be surrounded by people every day and yet feel so lonely? I got married 6 years ago and as scary and sad as it is, when I look honestly deep within myself, I...
    Lonelyskeptic Lonelyskeptic 26-30, M 13 Responses Apr 12

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    My experience started a little over a year ago...my ex left me after 21 years of marriage and so with a hurt heart and a lonely disposition, I sought out a new mate...my addict. We...
    ACKKMK ACKKMK 41-45, F Apr 12

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    Hi all, apologies for my bad English, it's been a while. So my story is a bit different than most love affairs with married men here. I am now 30 years old. About 6 months ago I...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I am watching Grease on TV Such a classic Made more special by us having done the musical at school Given my current mood though it makes me wonder and a little incredulous I had...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    It all started when ii was 16. I arrived at the mt. pleasant high school. I fell in love with Colton. Then I realized he wasn’t the one for me so we broke it off. And I started...
    tiffanytait1996 tiffanytait1996 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I have a feeling my life is coming to a end soon....I can finally be happy and out of everyone way... I will enjoy my ride to hell...
    Sammie099 Sammie099 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    i just quit a job after one day i dont care if i dont like doing something im not gonna do it im sick of doing things that make me unhappy for others i have next to no motivation...
    bv1986 bv1986 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    so after all of the horrible things that I have gone through in my life dating wise.... Rape, cheating, abuse,lies.... I have had an issue with putting up walls to keep people from...
    monstergirl1619 monstergirl1619 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    It all started when ii was 16. I arrived at the mt. pleasant high school. I fell in love with Colton. Then I realized he wasn’t the one for me so we broke it off. And I started...
    tiffanytait1996 tiffanytait1996 16-17, F Apr 10

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    Dear dear husband: I want to leave but I can't for three main reasons. The public humiliation. My religion. Our daughter. Those three things are why I am not free to live happily...
    queenCupcakes queenCupcakes 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Have you forgotten that you are the creator of your universe? Have you allowed your daily responsibilities and obligations to take precedence over your joy? If so, why? Does it...
    LaughLoveLiveHope LaughLoveLiveHope 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Without a doubt in my life, I have married the love of my life. We have been happily married for 12 years now. He is everything I am not. We both compliment each other in...
    barbaratownsend barbaratownsend 31-35, F Mar 21

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    I am married for 7 years with one lovely daughter. From day 1, I knew I can never give him the love that I had for my ex boyfriend whom I left because I thought he has someone. My...
    icanneverhaveu icanneverhaveu 26-30 Mar 27

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    So there was a girl many Years back that I fell in love with ower love grew due to the distance one day I made a great move I moved all the way from my home land drop every thing I...
    haru45g haru45g 22-25, M Mar 24

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    I'm 17 this year and I originally wanted to become a doctor , not because I was extremely passionate about medicine or anything but just because I had good grades and found it...
    rebekahmak rebekahmak 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Next month will be a year I have been seeing my married man. Sometimes I go over the year and wonder how I really got here. Why am I dating a married man?? I never expected to fall...
    Lishadntplay Lishadntplay 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I used to have a freind on Ep, who I was very close too. For me its very difficult to trust people with my heart. I have to assess the person three times over before they get that...
    23kk23 23kk23 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Sometimes I think marriage is not for me. I won't get into detail but just say I've been married 6 years and we have 1 child. My husband quit his jobs ago because he didn't like...
    sssy sssy 22-25 Apr 2

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    It got better the other night, i got my man to whip and tie me. Loved it. And his bro talk at work with a customer last night, ended up to 3 some talk.. Him and I spoke of it...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Ending my relationship With a married man. Feel like I'm getting my life back, never knew he was married until 2 years in . I was in love and stupid by then. I have a strong...
    charlotte61 charlotte61 51-55, F Apr 5

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    I feel so low and full of doom and despair. So unhappy. I'm miserable.
    Belissa Belissa 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    “He who becomes the slave of habit, who follows the same routes every day, who never changes pace, who does not risk and change the color of his clothes, who does not speak and...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    is anyone else in the same place, with lack of intimacy, caring and understanding......must be me ? you think? hmmmmm would love to find someone online or off to share all with...
    californiablue californiablue 61-65, M Apr 12

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