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I Am Scared of My Marriage Failing

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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...
    Jan 18, 2013

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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...
    nonamesleft nonamesleft 36-40 2 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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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...
    Forshee Forshee 31-35 1 Response Aug 9, 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...
    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...
    swtz69drmz swtz69drmz 36-40 1 Response Jan 16, 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...
    Ihateironing2 Ihateironing2 41-45 4 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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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...
    messedupbigtime messedupbigtime 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2008

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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...
    deliciouse62 deliciouse62 46-50, F Mar 17, 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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    I just read the story on the caretaker from NeedingtoVent (thank you NTV), and it really hit me hard. In my journey I am recognizing my failings to be far greater than I thought...
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    My time has come. Court is tomorrow. Hopefully it is the last court date and I get my divorce. It is bittersweet. I had such hopes. I took my vows seriously. For better or worse...
    pointbreakgirl pointbreakgirl 36-40, F 23 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had a meeting with stbx yesterday. At first I was scaredto go. Scared bbecause I had just sorted through my feelings on why I felt so empty and why I felt like I had wanted to...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 23

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    A Discovery of Self....When I first started coming to this website I had a typical everything was okay bar the sex attitude. I still wanted to divorce but I didn't want to hurt my...
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    Before and After … Nearing 8 months after my separation, I reflect on the emotional desert I have called my marriage. During those years, I was starved for a smile or a hug. A...
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    Finding this group has been life changing to me. I always thought that I was alone. I didn't even realize I had so much pain stuffed deep inside me until I read so many stories...
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    roshana93 roshana93 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mother passed away peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2014. She had battled long and hard against the ravaging effects of years of smoking cigarettes. The last thing my mother...
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    My marriage is a complete joke!! We've been together almost 7 years & married for just 10 months. We get on fine as friends, but romantically there is nothing? I feel sooooo stupid...
    MemyselfandI80 MemyselfandI80 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Stuff I Used To Think (but don't any more) In regard to sexless marriages, I once used to think that the complainant person - - was probably a hopelessly bad root - wasn't...
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    My whole life my dad has been controlling me. Telling me what to wear, how to act and even who to talk and not to talk to. He makes me wear clothes I absolutely hate wearing!! I am...
    2Good2BTrue2 2Good2BTrue2 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I feel scared today. My tummy aches. I don't understand why my body is screaming to get out but sometimes I feel like I should stay. Last night he pissed me off. I came home...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 18

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    Today is hard. I'm crying a lot. I feel scared. I feel sad. I did apply for some jobs, and I am taking productive steps, but for right now I am trapped and it's so uncomfortable...
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    More progress. Today I dod what I wanted to do. I have a friend in the hospital (the ex). I wanted to go see him, which I would do for any friend, but I know how sensitive everyone...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    More like a love hate type deal. I love they way they look and their drive to acquire life goals but once I get to know them I find them mean and unaffected rigid and unforgiving...
    just2lovelee just2lovelee 41-45, F Mar 30

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    No I don't want a date night with you. No I don't want to come home. No I don't want to renew our phone contract. I want you to go to therapy and get ready for the inevitable...
    texmex82 texmex82 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 9

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    Around five weeks ago I did it. I fired off my exit plan, worked through the anxiety and fear and depression, told her how unhappy I had been, and I left. That was one of the most...
    RecoveringCaffeineAddict RecoveringCaffeineAddict 31-35, M 12 Responses Apr 10

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    I had an incredible night. I have to share my experience. I was raised by my Grandmother, who lived in a sexless marriage. My Grandfather was a mean, cold, loveless husband. He...
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