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    Im Trapped - I forgave my husband for cheating with his coworker but I was never happy even before he did it. Now I feel like I'm wasting away and ive changed for the worse. The...
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    Not Horrible But Not Working Either - My husband and I have been married for almost a year and a half. It's not that he is a terrible monster or anything - he is not abusive - but...
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    Not What I Expected - HI, I have been in a marriage that has become a nightmare. Escaping from loneliness and a lack of togetherness in my last marriage I got divorced and I...
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