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I Am In An Unhappy Married Life

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    That moments when you can't find employment

    and can't live of credit because cards are max and your husbands just sits back and watch! Domestic house keeping the number one underpaid profession in unhappy marriages! Fml!
    peoplesHere peoplesHere 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Just being 5 yrs into my marriage.. Now I know why so many jokes are made on "wives".. They are just impossible.. A husband compromises on sooo many things which are just ignored...
    mindplys mindplys 26-30, M Dec 5

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    I do believe marriage is unnecessary. I'm perfectly fine with living "married life" with my S.O. Without actually getting married. I don't see the need for it really
    FierrrrceNadia FierrrrceNadia 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Just a quick little story to brag on my husband for keeping married life interesting and full of surprises for over 32 years. We are in the process of getting some remodeling done...
    dreamerintexas dreamerintexas 51-55, F 15 Responses Dec 3

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    I'm in an open and sexless marriage and having an affair with a married man who's spouse doesn't know. After a few months he asked me for exclusivity which he basically had...
    arlington112 arlington112 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I don't have many goals in life but I do want to get married someday. I've been told that this is a stupid thing to want to achieve. But my family has had a run of bad luck when it...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    What do you do when you know that you never really loved the person you married? I explained it all in a post that disappeared into oblivion after writing it for about 20 min. I...
    curltwirler curltwirler 41-45 5 Responses Dec 2

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    A little background, I had a pretty traumatic childhood. Our ghetto apartment in the "hood" was infested with roaches, dad was an addict and abuser, our family relied on welfare...
    29sucks 29sucks 26-30, F Dec 6

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    I wouldn't say I completely hate my life...but I hate a huge part of it. Most of the time I'm unhappy at home - and the only way I can escape it is when I go to mu boyfriends...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I am 60 years young and have been married to the same man since I was 21. Being lonely yet not alone is something I've gotten used to and I accept that it's just how it is for me...
    Anyone7 Anyone7 56-60 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm not getting married EVER.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 4 days ago

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    I was married just 9 months ago, in my mid-twenties, in what was quite possibly the world's most perfect wedding. The prior year of planning was challenging, to say the least. My...
    sasha898 sasha898 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    My husband and I have been having problems for a while now. He is an addict. He was struggling with opiate addiction when we met, but went into methadone treatment and has been...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    First post.. not even sure if this is where I should be.. Anyway : My husband and I married 19 uears ago after living together for 3 years. Immediately after the wedding - in fact...
    omaLostinatl omaLostinatl 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    I know, that's not supposed to be possible. People say it's not possible, that I'm deluding myself. I'm looking for a way out, I secretly hate her, we must have a sexless...
    roykirk roykirk 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I am married to wonderful man who takes great care of me but I sulk over the past I guess... Would you be okay if your husband was friends with someone of the opposite sex? My...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    I am a 20 y.o. man living outside of Oslo, Norway. I just quit my studies at a marketing school in Oslo because I wasn't satisfied with the quality of the education and was unhappy...
    felixhaave felixhaave 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    The fact that I am writing here saddens me. I have been married to my husband for 4 years, with him 9. We have a pre-school age son and I have two adult stepsons. Our marriage...
    whenitsgooditsamazing whenitsgooditsamazing 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I feel i am so behind in life. as if i'm playing catch up. i started my life as an adult so young. i thought i knew what i was doing. i married at 18. then when i was 19 i got...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I am unhappy but I pretend that I am happy. I live in the central of world. I have to do something via these resources. I believe I can.
    fitwealth fitwealth 26-30, F Nov 26

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    I have to I'm sick of being unhappy and dealing with/living with/ helping people who don't give a crap about me. I'm not where I was last year and therefore I don't wish to be in...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Nov 26

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    Someone created an experience: I'd rather be alone than unhappy. WHY compromise "your happiness" ? Isn't it BETTER to with somebody AND happy ?? I think so.
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Nov 27

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    Because of exams.. I dont know.I know that I have to study very hard ,but something in my head says "Dont study" .I am reluctant to study.. But also it makes me unhappy.Idk what to...
    xxzoom xxzoom 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I am married, for now... My wife took a demotion/big pay cut at work two months ago. She told me this, and also said she isn't "in love" with me anymore all in the same...
    newphoenixrising newphoenixrising 46-50, M 8 Responses Dec 2

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    But what makes it worse is ppl sending messages of support to all these unhappy teens so you read the persons profile who messages the teens and you scream at your phone don't talk...
    weeshil weeshil 41-45, F Dec 9

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    Heres my story, I am a searcher.. Searchers are never contained, which is why they keep searching for something better. They keep changing, and experimenting alot of new things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Nov 28

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    I am married to a woman who was married before I met her. We met years after her divorce. We met and got married and have been together 5 years. she had 2 kids who I accepted as...
    lonelyinohio31 lonelyinohio31 31-35, M 7 Responses Nov 28

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    ugh... I haven't been on here in a long time. almost two years to be exact. in two years did I think I'd still be on here? no. I thought I'd be free. I thought for sure I'd...
    8119CA 8119CA 31-35 5 Responses Dec 1

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    You know what hurts? What really, really hurts about my marriage? That I am my Husbands Best Friend. He's told me this. It's true, all the good friends I've known him to have...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Life has been miserable ever since I got my trust fund taken from me because of bad behavior (speeding tickets, partying too much, excessive spending on so called stupid stuff) and...
    MaceFaceMalone MaceFaceMalone 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I'm not married, but I see so many young women my age that are. Most of my friends are married, but they really don't have a career. Granted, I am happy for them and respect their...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    How can the thought of getting married be such a driving goal in my life and terrify me so much at the same time. I want to find someone and get married but I see so many people...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    To me, having kids is basically sacrificing your life to a child who doesnt care. They ruin your body, take up all your time, money, and energy, ruin your sex life, put on stress...
    tessagj14 tessagj14 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I would like to believe this. I know I believe it on some level. The store clerk and the dental hygienist and the office manager are there for clear reasons. I think most people...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    My friends and family... above all my family. They're goofy and quirky and smart, and they are always there for me. They encourage me to be myself and make my own decisions, and...
    soutson soutson 13-15, F Nov 22

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    confronted my husband... boy did that backfire. presictibly he denied that he had any intention of cheating. He went on plenty of fish to "meet friends." boy he must really think I...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    I love my fiancé with all my heart. He knows all my ups and downs, he knows me better than I know myself and can read my face no matter what. I help him through hard times and he...
    PimpledCorpse PimpledCorpse 16-17, F 9 Responses Nov 30

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    I absolutely suck at marriage.. I have very good intentions and I work hard, I am honest and try to be affectionate and it all seems to fall apart. After only two years of...
    StormyG1 StormyG1 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    hi my name is doug I am a 43 year old man basically had to quit my jobs 3 years ago I was a licensed firemen and paramedics and I also worked on small engines and vehicles all my...
    1971douglas 1971douglas 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I honestly feel sorry for my poor self. I was targeted for too long in my life and now i know they all broke me. I became anxious and sick.
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response Dec 10

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    I am a newly wed and I'm loving it so much. I got married on the 6th of December to someone I met thru twitter. He lived in London and I live in Los Angeles. The first time he came...
    susflower susflower 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Imagine you give up your life for the man you love, relocate for him to another continent. When you move in you find out that he has been sleeping with his Ex behind your back...
    Astriabirdy Astriabirdy 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    My dream life has many complexities. I am married to the wrong person. I dont want to get married, but want someone with a live of the out doors, forest, hiking, life. Find a...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    So it's our 10 year anniversary today, and 3 months ago, I left it all in his hands to set it all up. So he comes home last night, and at midnight I surprise him with a ring...
    Jenn7791 Jenn7791 36-40, F 14 Responses Nov 20

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    Just found out the guy I am sleeping with is married. For awhile I had a nagging thought that he was lying to me. Yes him and I entered a NSA situation but we've had conversations...
    Gigilaugh Gigilaugh 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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