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I Am Scared of My Marriage Failing

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    Falling Apart

    I've just read my husbands Facebook. For years he's been flirting and making arrangements to meet women I didn't even know existed. Didn't even know he had Facebook. I've had a feeling things weren't right for about a year now, but he kept telling me I was paranoid. I'm probably...
    Ihateironing2 Ihateironing2 41-45 4 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    Hapa/ Kia Kaha- Stay Strong

    I help out the adaptive paddling every third Saturday. In Honolulu, Hi on the Other side of the Island called Lanikai/Kailua Beach Park. We members participate and take children/adults from all over to get some recreation time to paddle. It is fun when ever your in Hawaii come by...
    deliciouse62 deliciouse62 46-50, F Mar 17, 2012

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    I Can Never Do Or Says Things Right

    To behonest I am the problem in the marriage. I am a negative thinker that is getting out of hand and this is spiraling ino my marriage. I keep causing stress when there shouldn't be any. The problem is I keep thinking we have a money/bill problem when we don't. I just start...
    Forshee Forshee 31-35 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I Failed At Two Of Them...................

    and I'm still alive. If the marriage fails, it fails for a number of reasons and it's best to get that out in the open than keep it bottled up in fear. Failure is just that, something that didn't work. It's nothing to be ashamed of, nothing to feel stigmatized by, besides, if...
    lightpainter lightpainter 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    New Marriage Possible Failure?

    My husband and i just got married and well we are both young and with him levaing for the first 10 months of our marriage i'm not sure it's going to last.
    mommy2be mommy2be 16-18, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    Mine Is Slipping Away

    my husband just left me two weeks ago....not sure if he will come back....he gives me no info other than he is trying to work through some things and that he doesn't know if he can get over the hurt.  i have changed the things he complains about...yet he won't come back to...
    swtz69drmz swtz69drmz 36-40 1 Response Jan 16, 2008

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    I Am Scared of My Marriage Failing...

    ...and I haven't even met my husband yet.
    FiendFyre FiendFyre 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    Confused

    I had the perfect marriage until my husband found someone else to confide in. At first I was OK with the new found friendship at work.It seemed harmless. Then I started noticing that my husband who hates talking on the phone was always on the phone. He claimed he was just helping...
    messedupbigtime messedupbigtime 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2008

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    My Marriage Is Failing

    My husband is emotionally abusive. We do not talk about anything. He spends hours in the study watching movies on the computer. He yell at us when he speaks and he spends very little time with the children. I am afraid to leave because of financial reasons. He refuses to get...
    nonamesleft nonamesleft 36-40 2 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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    Lost, And So Soon

    I am not sure what to do anymore about my marriage. We've been married 3 months and been together since the day we met almost 2 years ago, I know, not very long. He finally found a job he loves and its overnight, I just lost my job so now its just him making the money. He...
    Jan 18, 2013

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    I've always been scared to mess up and fail. When I was younger that was my main concern, I thought about it all the time. I wanted to be the perfect kid, I needed to be the...
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    It hurts me so much, I hold things against people I just want to rid them off my mind and of this planet once they have hurt me... I'm in a relationship that I have no idea why...
    Rkfj Rkfj 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Let me start by saying this. If you are so miserable in your own marriage that you feel justified in having an affair with another person who is also married, thereby ruining that...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I was on here a few days ago and told a little about my situation and history. Most people were harsh and judgmental towards me when I admitted to being the one who...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 9 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Why is it even called gay marriage, we don't call male x female marriage hetromarriage
    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Well my marriage was hell. Ok. That may be a little unfair. The end of it certainly was! I'd watched all my families marriages fall apart. I have seven cousins across three...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 22 hrs ago

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    It's called 'marriage' you can't help who you fall in love with. It shouldn't bother people who they marry, it's their life....I'm quite proud that New Zealand is the first place...
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Almost a month out post divorce. I didn't realize how much you could cram into one month. So overall I would say I am feeling stagnant, however the outside world may see progress...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 10 Responses Jul 7

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    Nine months ago, while I was at a lakeside music festival, I ran into an old acquaintance. John and I had met in 2008 through a mutual friend. Over the years, our paths had crossed...
    wastedmonths wastedmonths 26-30 1 Response Jul 3

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    Hello I'm new to this site. I posted once prior, but I had no clue where I was in the situation. I'm a terrible writer and this is going to be long enough, so I'll jump right into...
    gator613 gator613 26-30, M Jul 9

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    How can you sleep? When you know your marriage is falling apart... 😳
    mjg85 mjg85 26-30, F 16 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    And why wouldn't I? The ONLY reason I could see for anyone to have anything against gay marriage is religion. But if you are against gays because of religion then you are a...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    after 12 years of marriage and 2 1/2 years of NO sex at all... my husband walked out on me today. I feel so lost at the moment. I'm left here with 2 kids to raise. I have no...
    helenback helenback 36-40, F 18 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    http://blackandmarriedwithkids.com/2014/06/7-ways-to-avoid-having-a-sexless-marriage/
    Dreamgirl75 Dreamgirl75 36-40, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    So I was on here struggling with the topics of living in a sexless marriage, being sexually frustrated and feeling disrespected not too long ago. Although I would still love much...
    picadilly1970 picadilly1970 41-45, F 7 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I posted a post-divorce update - kind of a one year out of a SM report. A lot of the responses were about having the conviction to divorce. I looked in my journal for...
    Buroak Buroak 51-55, M 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hi everybody. If you've been following me, you know that I recently ended my sexless, loveless, very lonely marriage. Somebody at work today asked me if I'm enjoying the single...
    pointbreakgirl pointbreakgirl 36-40, F 11 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    How could you wait for marriage
    happkarma happkarma 18-21, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I almost got kidnapped today. I almost got abducted... by a group of men. I've never been so scared before in my entire life... Now i gotta carry pepper spray with me. x(
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of not finding someone who will love me and ending up in a marriage like my parents where they don't even like each other, but can't divorce each other because of us...
    myanonsecrets myanonsecrets 18-21, F Jul 9

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    The Best of Days; The Worst of Days (Or, Long-Winded Update) I haven't posted much in here in a while, so here's the general update: For those who don't know, I separated from...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 17

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    So I'm still in my 'stormy' phase (I'm likening my ups and downs of sexual importance to a baby App called the wonder weeks! Stormy developmental phases and sunny happy phases...
    Waterlanding Waterlanding 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I been married to my husband for almost 2 years after 6 months or so I left him because he would treat me like ****. Then after 6 more months he contacted me saying he loved and...
    riaa777 riaa777 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Just all of a sudden be become paranoid. It's been going on for almost two weeks. I feel watched, I feel like any second something is going to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I am in search for connection. I have figured out that I am a detached person and that it scares me to let myself love. Been married for 8 fun years that have come to a stall...
    aquafriend aquafriend 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    My husband does not love me! He won't talk about our marrital issues, he won't have any kind of intimacy with me, and will not spend anytime with me. I want a divorce but I am...
    awmfrancis awmfrancis 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    Punished to the fullest-I took liberties Well I haven't been in here much. So much has happened. Moved, he started a business, kids, just crazy busy. During this time he was so...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Update: Still working on my exit plan. My timeline is between August and Sept but probably closer to Sept. I'm still in individual counseling and it's helping tremendously. I...
    lovesthesun lovesthesun 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 14

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    I Was Threatened on EP ... I don't usually cross-post, but ILIASM is my home group and EP family, and so it is appropriate to repeat here. Someone is trying to silence me from...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 16

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    My boyfriend and I (after about one year of dating) loved each other and had talked about everything and I had standards for our first times (we were both virgins). I said I 1...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I am the one who does not want to be sexual. I love my husband of 26 years with all of my heart. I came with baggage and he stuck by my side. We have 3 children that are young...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 18 Responses 6 days ago

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    Because I didn't know better! And this torments me all the time even though about, 14 yrs has pass! Yup crazy I guess but can't get over the fact because, I was 13 and he was 19...
    mrscasillas28 mrscasillas28 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ironically enough-the tables have been turned!! I originally posted on this experience because I was worried that my relationship would deteriorate due to my lack of hornyness. I...
    Dinorat Dinorat 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 29, married for 5 years, 2 beautiful kids. Unfortunately like most here I live in a sexless marriage. I have for several years. Now some will say, your young and just not happy...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 15 Responses Jul 1

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