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I Am Not Happy In My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 186 People

    Totally Lost!

    So this is my story: I am 25 my husband is 48! we got married 4 years ago- the same year our son was born! I had not had much luck in realationships before I met him but he seemed to be so perfekt- now I know: TOO PERFECT! In our first year I could not have been more happy! He...
    alaniswhite alaniswhite 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2010

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    Craving For Love And Affection In My Marriage

    My husband is a good man, I will always say that about him. However, he is not affectionate with me anymore. Since we had our first child, he gradually started to show some neglect, lack of love and affection. This neglect got worse after we had our second child. All his love is...
    ConvictionInLife ConvictionInLife 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    To Leave Or Not To Leave

    Warning! Post is a bit long. :) My husband is a good man and a good father, but our marriage has been a rollercoaster for the entire 14 years we've been married. I don't know at this point if I want to be married any longer. A very large part of me wants to end my marriage, but I...
    shestooquiet shestooquiet 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    I Dont Know What To Do, Can Anyone Give Me Advice?

    I am so unhappy in my marriage. i feel trapped. i make very little money and my husband had me sign a prenup before we got married. i have no family to turn to and we got married i got rid of all my stuff so i have vertually nothing.... My husband is verbally abuse all the time...
    jgrneyes jgrneyes 36-40 4 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    18 Years Together And Just Not Happy Anymore

    My husband and I have been married for 18 years and have 2 teenagers and an 8 year old together. We have had our ups and downs through out our marriage and things just seem to be getting worse. He lives for his computer and has so much **** it isn't funny. For many years I...
    Verysad1969 Verysad1969 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    I Am Frustrated From My Marriage....

    I am married since 2.5 years.Ours is a love marriage,I know him from my college days.But he used to physically abuse me once in every three four months after our marriage.he said sorry after all the time and he regrets for everything what he did with me but again he repeats the...
    shilpi123 shilpi123 26-30 Oct 24, 2011

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    I Just Want To Be Happy And Feel Loved

    MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN MARRIED 7YRS,AND HAVE A 6YR.OLD SON TOGETHER,OUR MARRIAGE HAS BEEN NOTHING BUT LIES SINCE WE MET,HE WAS A TRUCKER,HE PROMISED ME THE WORLD AND MY 4 GIRLS,I THOUGHT I HAD FOUND MY KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOUR,LITTLE DID I KNOW HE WAS MARRIED WITH 2KIDS AT...
    lovechild01 lovechild01 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    27 Yrs Of Marriage And Not Happy Anymore

    Hi I have been married for 27 yrs, and the first 7 yrs were great, and we have two wonderful adult kids 26 and 20. We do have a lot of up and downs, and we usually work through them, but I am getting tired of him drinking all of the time and we are not intement anymore. We are...
    medina3055 medina3055 46-50 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    I know it sounds like a cliche

    but I seem to be going through some kind of midlife crisis. It was brought on by a very real experience of my younger brother dying of a heart attack. I guess it made me question life in general.
    petratx petratx 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    Very Sad

    I have been married for 20 years & the past 3 years have been very hard. My other half had been sleeping with his 1st cousin for over 4 years. Iam so broken hearted. We had never had a honeymoon so i booked a trip to New York & it was there he told me. My whole world Came...
    ninewest ninewest 41-45 4 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    I have a clear picture in my head of what a

    healthy relationship SHOULD be, totally different from that of my husband. We fight endlessly because of this.
    LuckeeFour LuckeeFour 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    I've been married for 2 years,

    but I have been in a relationship with my husband for almost 8 years. Our relationship was not always the greatest, but now.. It's not what I want. And I really want out of this marriage. He's become something I can't even bare to look at. He's insecure, which he was when we...
    tokyotheram tokyotheram 22-25, F Jan 13, 2014

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    I Need A Companion Not A Boss

    I feel like I am owned. I have been back and forth on this marriage thing for quite some time. I do not work, I have tried to work, but every time I do my husband gets fussy and insists that he needs me at home. So I quit, convenient for him I am rendered helpless without work...
    andromedaNGC206 andromedaNGC206 41-45 3 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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    I Am Not Happy In My Marriage,a Total Waste For Me,theres Absolutely Nothing There!

    So,I have been with him since 2007,married a shameful almost 11mos now. Its funny how he could be so affectionate,caring all the things you look for in marriage. Yet,the minute you are married,he no longer shows affection,ignores me,wont even speak to me. And sad,there has been...
    Sms1971 Sms1971 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    I Am Not Happy In My Marriage But It Leaving Seems So Complicated.

    I haven't been happy for almost a year. I met him when I was 16 and married him at 18. Between those 2 years it was alot of ups and downs. He cheated on me with his ex for the 1st few months we were together.  I forgive him and then we got married. we are currently overseas...
    grazedknees grazedknees 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2008

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    Married for 1 year and been together

    for 5. I WANT OUT- sorry for all caps but that's how I feel. I don't feel respected, as his equal and I don't trust him, our communication is shot to hell and I'm no longer sexually attracted to him. I tried to divorce him 4x last year, I feel guilty each time for our children...
    Hazelsapphire Hazelsapphire 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2014

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    Help

    I have been Married since 2003. We have a three year old. I am justt everything I do is wrong. He puts his parents first there are always right. They live three blocks from us in every much in our lives. He doesn't tell me anything about money or his life everthing is is his way...
    cc38 cc38 36-40 2 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    I Cant Get Out

    My husband abused me verbally emotionaly & physically for 7yrs and now he decided to change do a 360 now he is all i ever wanted him to be but i dont love him any more but i dont have a job family or friends that could i could rely on I feel bad staying because i cant afford to...
    breathinglifeless breathinglifeless 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    I Feel My Husband Is A Lier And A Cheater

    While dating my hubby he cheated.I forgave him and married him.10 1/2 years later i found  his my space page stating that he was single and he had half naked women with big brest as his friends.There even was a comment to one of them saying that she was so hot.Before...
    kss4 kss4 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Just Waiting For It To Be Over!

    I've been married for 8 years now and I absolutly hate it. I dread when my husband comes home. He's been cheating on me off and on for 6 years. We've decided to get a legally seperate when we move back to the states but that's going to be a while now that he's once again going...
    bruisedbutnotbroken77 bruisedbutnotbroken77 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    Waiting....

    My husband got home from korea in nov. Before that we only had a long distance relationship. We met right before he left. Hes been home now for about 6 months and its hard. When he got home i found out he had a full on relationship with a korean woman for about four months . I...
    alyssalucatero alyssalucatero 22-25 1 Response Jun 24, 2012

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    I have been married for 6 years.

    I had no relationship experience. My husband had a 6 year relationship and two 6 month relationships. He dated quite a bit and I never did. We have a five year old autistic son and 4 month old twin boys. Our relationship has never been great. It has always felt like a lot of...
    Hoping11 Hoping11 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    Unhappy Marriage

    I so stressed and depressed about my marriage...I have been with the same man for 17 yrs and married for 14yrs...I feel that I have lost myself in this marriage...I am 35 he is 49 and I do not feel we are compatible and feel he have tried to change me into somebody he want me to...
    nikkipooh33 nikkipooh33 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    Married For 18 Years And Wondering If It Is Right

    I got married at 26 to a man that I was very attracted to but did not know very well. We turned out to have very little in common, but have worked hard to get along and learn how to love each other. We have seen each other go through emotional work and growth, and there is a lot...
    Josephinefitzpatrick Josephinefitzpatrick 41-45 3 Responses May 13, 2012

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    Lost

    I met this guy in oct of last year, he left for korea the following week. we did the long distance thing and got married when he came home for his mid tour leave. he is now about to be home and its harder than ever. he has bad anger issues. constanly puts me down, i cry everyday...
    alyssalucatero alyssalucatero 22-25 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Not Happy In Marriage

    I go married at 24, it was an arranged marriage, said yes.In the last 3 to 4 years not happy at all. No sexual relationship exists and I dont love him. Before marriage, told my parents he is old( 5 years older to me) and he does not look good and for me looks are important.I fell...
    dralka7813 dralka7813 31-35 2 Responses May 26, 2010

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    I Thought It Took Two To Make A Marriage!

    Sorry for the venting but I have to do it or I am going to explode.  I have put up with this unhappy marriage for way too long and it has got to stop.  I work 12 hours a day and come home and I am given orders as to things that need to be done as soon as I walk through the door...
    teri58 teri58 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    this is intended for humor purposes by no means my real views to a happy marriage ,,but one truth is hidden here ,guys is is not always good to think you are always right ,not a...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I am in love with my husband. We married 19 years ago. He is very understanding and a good father to our daughters of 17, 12 and 8yo. Even if I live in a happy marriage I had been...
    aquietcouple aquietcouple 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I have been very emotional lately. Getting resentful and angry maybe even when he is trying. I have been rejected sexually so many times by him it is like I anticipate it. I...
    indianagirl76 indianagirl76 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    Laying here to Marvin Gaye sing "Just To Keep You Satisfied" the track before this song is called "You Sure Love To Ball". The latter song was my love life for 30 years. Now...
    tomthumb1974 tomthumb1974 56-60, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Ah the pillow. I Hate this pillow. It's a king size pillow so not quite a body pillow but in terms of its role as the Berlin Wall of our bed it works just fine. The few times I...
    Alohaguy Alohaguy 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    I truly and firmly believe in interracial dating and marriages and off springs that come from their unions. I am a white female and my husband is black man. We have six biracial...
    britishfemaleinusa britishfemaleinusa 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    Happy Birthday in heaven to the great actor, David Niven born in 1910 on this date. Also happy birthday in heaven to the great band leader Glenn Miller who was born in 1904. Check...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! To my brother Ben is who is 18 today!!! :))))) xxx (And anyone else who has a birthday today!) HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! :)
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    i want to feel happy for once. I've not felt it in a very long time. I feel like everyone's flowing with happiness and I am just faking a smile. Maybe I'll be happy one day.
    DangerouslyMe DangerouslyMe 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Lots of times, I'm happy because on of my struggles has gotten easier. But, today, I'm just plain happy! I woke up feeling great, spent a day out with my boyfriend, just came back...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am a male who has been married for 11 years, we have a nine year old son and i have ruined our marriage through my jealous behaviour. I have moved out for the second time so we...
    sema4444 sema4444 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I am neither happy or unhappy but i am thankful. My life is far from perfect, but for now, it works. I use to complain a lot about what i felt i needed from my marriage, but...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Counseling. Okay we are going to give this a try. Honestly I'm dreading it. He is fairly happy with how things are but I am not. Basically he says he wants me to be happy and...
    newdaynewway newdaynewway 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    How many years have you been in your marriages? I've been married for twenty years, together for 24. What do you feel has been the breakdown of your marriage? For me, I feel...
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It should be possible for two guys or two girls to Mary it's all about love for each other, I get very happy when two guys kiss its a true sign of love, two guys holding hands is...
    unbuckle21 unbuckle21 61-65 Feb 19

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    How do you know that your marriage isn't working? It's not like he beats, cheats, or stays out all night. We just lost things we used to enjoy together. I feel bad cause my...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F Feb 21

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    I would be happy if I had a girlfriend
    cameronhaswell13 cameronhaswell13 13-15, M 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    iam happy because I finally knows what I really want from life. I I want the love of my life I hope that will happen after month from now too month and half wish me good luck guys...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have no idea but I am really happy today! Partly because so many people on here have been so nice to me today. A little encouraging phrase from a random stranger can sometimes to...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Just Happy! for no reason! ☺️
    wil3on7 wil3on7 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Happy birthday, Justin Bieber. <3 x
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 25 mins ago

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