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I Am Scared of My Marriage Failing

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Ever since elementary, I've gotten straight A's and that is what set the high expectations on me. I feel that even if I get a B, I failed and am miserable about it... I know a lot...
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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...
    KilljoyTillTheEnd KilljoyTillTheEnd 16-17, F Jul 23

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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 3 days ago

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    “Why should I, as a gay man, be denied the same right to file a joint tax return with my potential husband that a straight couple has?” Very helpful answer by Ryan T. Anderson...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 15 years. The crossdressing came out about 8 years ago. I was really supportive and loving about it. Felt sorry for Husband that he had had to hide it all...
    LadyLana39 LadyLana39 51-55, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My Story Part 2 About a year I could not face the reality... I thought it all was happening to somebody else and I was just watching... at the same time my country collapsed in...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 3 hrs ago

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    My Story Part 1 I joined the group shortly after I decided what I do about my sexless marriage. I did not need to vent but just wanted some communication and the only one...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 3 hrs ago

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    My Story Part 3 I was not in love,but liked my future husband... It seemed that we perfectly suitable- two mature people, both have been hurt in the past... yes,some reddish...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 3 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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    I do not intend to have sex because of my age, but i cringe at the thought of ever having sex. My best friend said that its probably because i was sexually touched (last spring) by...
    Cassandra13Park Cassandra13Park 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    Very helpful article http://www.nationalreview.com/article/378538/marriage-where-do-we-go-here-ryan-t-anderson
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 17 hrs ago

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    Just about an hour ago, there's a child that was hit and run near our neighborhood. I didn't have the courage to even look because I was scared. I turned away on that scene but I...
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I have a question for those in this group. A friend of mine said I needed to "go have fun". I am not sure I know how to do that anymore. So I pose it to you that are in similar...
    ImBatmanNow ImBatmanNow 51-55, M 24 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm 29 russian Lesbian looking for a gay man from Sicily. Currently i live in Germany. I am straight looking and behaving, educated, financially independant. I consider...
    SunnyTimeL SunnyTimeL 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Mom said she was going to give me a good one when she gets home I so scared
    kimbooty1313 kimbooty1313 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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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    Hey wasup never done online stuff like this but I wanted to see if anyone was in the same boast here it goes 31/m I have a great wife and two great kids I mean I always work like 6...
    stoopidfook stoopidfook 31-35, M 23 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 6 days ago

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    I'm feeling a little stuck... I did go and get my things from the apartment. I'm paying bills on my own (well, buying time on credit for now, really. I have a prospective job...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 13 Responses 1 day 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 4 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 a week 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 a week 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 6 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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    So sorry this is happening in your marriage. I as, the wife, am suffering the consequences of a sexless marriage. But I am here over 24 years... it's been going on for at least...
    mwmom mwmom 46-50 17 Responses Jul 4

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    I had a arrange marriage…the very next day mil takes away my gold jewellery worth more than 12 lakhs (without my permission) and keeps it in her locker. I stay mum..n when I ask...
    srinivasleela84 srinivasleela84 26-30, F Jul 7

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    To me, marriage is TOO binding. Honestly, how many people can actually be happy together forever? The answer is 50%. half of marriages end in divorce. I believe that being in an...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 13-15 Jul 10

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