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I Am So Fed Up With My Marriage

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    Ever since my wife's father committed suicide

    some 12 years ago our marriage has gone from bad to worse. After getting a nice place to live with a stunning garden, nothing I do is good enough! The wife suffered depression after her fathers death and was in a clinic for six months, Now after putting the damage to our flat...
    Kyberpass Kyberpass 51-55, M Nov 12, 2014

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    Today I cried because finally I realized the I

    no longer care! I have all that I could and I was holding somehow hoping that maybe my husband would realize what he has. I no longer need that validation! I know I'm a good person and have done all I could! I felt guilty for leaving and wanting to be happy. Not anymore! He can...
    Thundakatt Thundakatt 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    Have Already Divorced You Emotionally

    I love my husband. But it is clear that our marriage is just not going to work. My husband is 16 years older than me. I work full time and he stays home. We have 3 kids together. He is a great man, father. But some where down the line we just lost it. We always fight over the...
    SexyAlize SexyAlize 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    Fed Up & Trapped.......

    After 46 years and lots of ups and downs I've finally gotten smart enough to accept there was nothing, NOTHING I could have done to have made this marriage any better or worse. I finally accept that my husband is a total narcissist and the only one who can change him is him. He...
    lexxicat lexxicat 66-70, F 6 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Thinking About Leaving

    I married a woman from another country. We dated for almost 2 years long distance. I would visit her 2 times a year and stay for extended periods of time. About one to three months each time. She came to the states and we married. I had reservations because, but I never listened...
    alwaysconfused77 alwaysconfused77 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 2, 2010

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    What Do I Do??

    hi me and my wife met in the college 11 years back......and one day out of the blue i proposed her through a common friend and to which she initially said no but finally accepted. we started going around and then had a breakup(actually she dumped me). i was heart broken as i was...
    lovelost27 lovelost27 31-35 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    Searching For My Patricia

    In summer/autumn of 2009 I had a profound experience which turned my world upside down.  I had recently given blood and learnt how the black and Asian communities were three times more likely to need a kidney transplant than Caucasians.  I took upon myself to tell as many of...
    childofgod74 childofgod74 36-40, M Feb 28, 2012

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    So Boring

    i have been married 36 years i am 3 1/2 years older than my husband you would think he was ten years older than me . we live opposite a social club he goes over every night we havent been out socially other than there for about 3 months we went out tonight with his brother and...
    noriam193 noriam193 61-65, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    Going on 11 years and

    if it weren't for my kids, I would have left along time ago. For the most part we get along but that's only because I don't say anything about his drinking until 2am, sleeping all day, doesn't lift a finger around the house, sits in another room with his dogs and watches tv. I...
    ColoradoGirl4 ColoradoGirl4 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 12, 2014

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    Why Do I Bother?

    I should be so lucky as to HAVE a gun... I don't and wouldn't know how to use it if I did.   What would be comforting is to win the lottery and really get out of this marriage.  Fact is, I think I'll be ok financially on my own with the girls, but...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 12 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Tired, Fed Up, Confused, And Lonely

    I met my husband in high school also, I felt like it was a dream come True because, we got married right after high school. He was my high school sweetheart also. But as soon as I ended up living ith him he changed. He got on myspace, tagged, facebook, zoosk, and any other social...
    Datsrite2 Datsrite2 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    Why Do I Stay?

    He never can have a conversation with me without turning into how he wouldn't be married, it doesn't hurt me to do it I don't do anything else, me screwing someone else, my vacation I took, not doing enough for our boys or losing the house. I didn't ask him to marry me, he asked...
    lonelyrunawaytrain lonelyrunawaytrain 46-50, F 3 Responses May 1, 2013

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    How Is Marriage Supposed to Be?

    i met my husband in high school, and were high school sweet hearts.. he join the military for 4 yrs yet during the first year when i was 19 i went to my first party and got messed up where i was taking advantage and since that time i confessed to my husband.. lost respect, trust...
    steph7894 steph7894 22-25 8 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    I've been married for 4 years now and I'm so unhappy my husband would rather play video games and smoke pot can spend time with me. he sleeps in bed with me maybe 3 times a month...
    lonelyandconfusedwife2015 lonelyandconfusedwife2015 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Well, I basically did! I had a family party to go to and last time I saw my family, I was told that I needed to get bigger. At 270 pounds then, and 275 pounds now, I am still...
    fatjigglebelly fatjigglebelly 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I experience deep sadness every time I think of how miserable and sad my marriage has become.
    sadsoul1975 sadsoul1975 36-40, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    There is so much life on the other side. Sure, you may lose the life you've worked so hard to build.. But, you can and will build again. Not from scratch, because you will take...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 24 Responses Apr 16

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    So I have a question. How do you fully submit to your husbands? Trying to walk this new path is proving more difficult as situations arise. When I was still "in charge" I decided...
    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I spoke to her for the first time in a year and a half on the weekend. it was only for 20 minutes. It was a milestone Birthday and I wasn't going to let go by without...
    jackflash3300 jackflash3300 31-35, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I had an Asian girlfriend. Ill though it did not work out, it was an incredible experience. am now looking for an Asian woman with a view to marriage.. I have already learned so...
    Julesyro Julesyro 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    People keep asking me about my situation of being sexless and I can't relate when they said, how do I cope. I always answer, work, kids and my sideline business. But on the...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 32 mins ago

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    My husband & I have been married for the 4.5 yrs now. We havent had our wedding yet because his mother is overseas and we couldnt get her to come for a visit somehow. We got...
    itsmeyi itsmeyi 26-30, F Apr 26

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    Throughout all of history no society ever accepted marriage to be between two people of the same gender. There were plenty of societies that practiced polygamy and polyandry or a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F Apr 24

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    I was 19 when I had my first baby... but my depression started about five months into my pregnancy. I was so young and boyfriend was my age so definitely young as well. when I...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i want to quit engineering. i am in the second semester of second year. i am really fed up with how thwy teach here and how they award marks based on the faces of people. i just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I found EP specifically because I am a married man who is now in an affair with an OW. I stumbled across EP when I was googling for people with similar experiences. And in no...
    DeepXP DeepXP 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I grew up in a happy family, my parents loved each other so much; they still do, I have always longed for someone who respected and loved me that much. My husband is so against...
    TheDeadRose3 TheDeadRose3 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I've been married for 1 year and We have a 4 month old baby. I'm so miserable in this marriage and I have no one to talk to. I always have to pretend to society (family, friends...
    Honeymonster27 Honeymonster27 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I got out. Best decision of my life. Every situation is different, and ending a marriage (particularly when there are children involved, which there are for me) is a serious...
    ericseviltwin ericseviltwin 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I am 30 years old, on my second marriage. I entered this relationship shortly after I was divorced from my first husband. I guess you could say I was done with my first marriage...
    MarieM13 MarieM13 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm not in open marriage yet, but I will love to, maybe someday or just get a divorce. I am curious to know, how did you ask your partner for an open marriage, Or how do you...
    Alexandra0210 Alexandra0210 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    Had first marriage counseling appointment. She believes our problems are fixable, I'm not so sure. I didn't get into detail about our main problem, but I believe I said enough to...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F Apr 26

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    Had first marriage counseling appointment. She believes our problems are fixable, I'm not so sure. I didn't get into detail about our main problem, but I believe I said enough to...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I got out. Best decision of my life. Every situation is different, and ending a marriage (particularly when there are children involved, which there are for me) is a serious...
    ericseviltwin ericseviltwin 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    kimlife kimlife 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I am in one married to my wife for 3 years with three beautiful children. i find funny though people against Marriage must be joke to everyone. I mean in country where people...
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    Just had my first extramarital sexual experience since opening my marriage. It was with an aspie male. i know asbergers, my six year old daughter has it. Also i have spectrumy...
    badatlife1721 badatlife1721 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm a 30 year old woman with three young children, ages 6, 4 and 1. I'm in my second marriage with a man I thought loved me. He was always there for me throughout my divorce with...
    anastasiablu20 anastasiablu20 26-30, F 1 Response