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I Am Not Sure If My Marriage Is Worth Saving

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    Update (To My Dilemma)

    My husband and I are talking divorce. We’ve been separated a couple of times in the past and if we separate again it’s going to be for good. Neither one of us is willing to do this limbo thing. He agreed to go to marriage counseling with me but we found out that our health...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    Leaving This Group Today

    leaving this group today...i believe my marriage is worth saving ...hoping and praying that i don't have to revisit it again as a member anyway....thanks for all the support ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2012

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    Venting...He Proved Me Right...The ALL Suck...All Of Them.

    don't even know if this is where I'm supposed to be posting or not. I'm just in a situation that's just confusing as hell. It really isn't all that confusing...really...I just need to wake up and see the writing on the wall...and ACCPET it. Accept it all. I'm sitting here sad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    Me A Coward?

    O.K. on Wednesday...I texted him that basically we need to accept that our marriage is over and move on...YEAH I KNOW...IT WAS VERY COWARDLY OF ME...I put that in my text too and apologized...I just could not seem to approach him and say the words without my voice trembling and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23, 2012

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    My Dilemma.

    It’s a long story and I know I just can’t get into all the minute details of my married life so please understand that this is a piece of the whole and not the entirety. First, I want to say that I do love my husband and I certainly don’t want to hurt him. Second, he and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    History Repeating Itself

      I have been married for about 9years to my husband. My two children are from previously failed relationships. Yesterday we visited my aunts house. We cooked out, and had a couple of beers. My 16year old , and 8year old were inside watching movies. A woman, my aunt knew...
    foxiest1 foxiest1 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    6 Yearsh

    I met my husband in high school. I've never been able to connect sexually though. He's sweet and treats me well, but his fantasies are too much for me. I have no desire to be sexual with him. I've had affairs, I always told my husband though. I haven't...
    tellie tellie 22-25 2 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    Seperation

    She is now far away, but will return. I feel uneasy for things will stay the same , even worsen. Grown stepchildren at home, two individuals that never accepted me. We co-exist. One is being released after years in prison, supposedly coming to live in a happy , loving family. I...
    ryksteman ryksteman 56-60, M Dec 27, 2011

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    It's so complicated...... I hate this because I feel as if marriage shouldn't be taken lightly. I also feel that I used to be the one to run far away from commitment. Far away from...
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    I look at it this way, as a wife of 13 years: sex is a physical function. It can be completely separate from anything resembling emotion. I would question whether there was an...
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    Hi, Im new to this site! I hit a point where I wasn't sure where else to go... My husband and I have been together for ten years this Oct. We ran into some trouble last Oct, he had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, Im new to this site! I hit a point where I wasn't sure where else to go... My husband and I have been together for ten years this Oct. We ran into some trouble last Oct, he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I personally don't. I don't feel like I'd enjoy raising kids. The thought of changing diapers is pretty repulsive, and I don't think I'd make a good mother; I don't think I would...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I know I'm not worthy of being loved. There's nothing to love about me. It's like, I don't want anyone wasting their time on me because I'm not worth it at all. I'm not pretty, I'm...
    adeelakhan101a adeelakhan101a 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel..that if you really love someone? you don't need to get married to prove that. I find that kinda stupid? lol I will never get married. marriage doesint last? nor does...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    escapingcaptivityofspirit escapingcaptivityofspirit 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Givingup766 Givingup766 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Today I went to the store to purchase an item and found myself short 50 cents. So I ask the owner who's Arabic could I pay him later. He was so angry then he went off about me...
    firstjewelofthenile firstjewelofthenile 36-40, F a week ago

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    First, a little about myself. I've never been married but have been with the same man for 10 years and have 4 kids together. I honestly don't know why he's with me. I try so...
    Snowqueen1 Snowqueen1 31-35, F Jul 27

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    My partner suffers from low T and now ED. His sex drive has never been as high as mine, but now it's non existent. I'm not sure if I can subject myself to the remaining years of...
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 10 Responses Jul 26

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    About a month ago we went on vacation to her parents house. A week before we left I asked her if we could have sex before we left, and she said yes. I kept waiting but nothing...
    happilymarriedguy happilymarriedguy 51-55, M 9 Responses Jul 26

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    Facing a bit of a dilemma. I recently reached out to an ex who I was very serious with before my current relationship. His mother passed and I wanted to give my condolences. That's...
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    I'm not worth the effort. I'm not worth the time. I'm certainly not worthy of being loved by him. I'm worthy of being the rebound until the right one comes along.
    cairah cairah 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    GreyStreet98 GreyStreet98 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    Jerseygal72 Jerseygal72 41-45, F Jul 21

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