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I Am So Fed Up With My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I would love to have a marriage with traditional roles, but I still like working so I have my own money to buy the things I want and need.
    ddg123011 ddg123011 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I came across this quote, and thought it to be very true- "I don't want to be married just to be married. I can't think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I want to be taken care of and would take care of my husband in return. I feel more like a woman when I'm taking care of my man like a woman should. Having roles is important.
    CaliGirl71 CaliGirl71 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I think they should have a ward for pregnant women sponsored by the bleedings hearts to stay and suffer through the 9 months of misery i hear them complaining about example...
    stickinme57555 stickinme57555 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The blackwidow has struck again
    stickinme57555 stickinme57555 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My marriage dynamics gave been ruined by my evil mil who I have had to cut ties with because she was so toxic to me and later my kids. My husband is a full fledged mamas boy who...
    Gingercat55 Gingercat55 51-55, F 13 hrs ago

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    I am currently trapped in a loveless and sexless marriage of 35 years. Really not sure when things started to go wrong but probably more than 5 years ago maybe nearer 10. First of...
    Lymebay Lymebay 56-60, M 17 hrs ago

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    Over the last two centuries, women began to rebel against their God given design as a helper for man and began to demand marriages that removed all roles. Instead of women acting...
    biblicalgenderroles biblicalgenderroles 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Hi how are you guys and girls, I am here for looking for friends and convince marriage a lesbian, mutual understand understand, could be better if she wants kids. Now I am in UK...
    Harikriahna Harikriahna 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    i keep telling myself that things are ok and that we do love each other. but as soon as i see him, my feelings change :( i just dont love him anymore!!! everything he does annoys...
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Update: I know I haven't been saying anything lately, so I wanted to catch you all up. I got my settlement, moved out and filed for divorce. He had a massive heart attack the day...
    Imafreebird Imafreebird 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My husband went on a trip for two days and left me with a list of chores. As we have been communicating more and want to make this our lifestyle, I have completed all my chores. I...
    kfflorida kfflorida 46-50, F 3 Responses 8 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 20 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just spent 36 wonderful hours with my OW. I can't describe what an amazing relationship we have. Headed home. I don't have specific plans to do so, but it wouldn't surprise me...
    DeepXP DeepXP 46-50, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My ex dumped me last Wednesday for no apparent reason. Since those past 9 days I have had sex with 14 different guys. On the weekdays I do right after I get home from school...
    vball313 vball313 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My husband doesn't respect my family , he hates going out on family dinners , at first it would hurt me so much but now it just ****** me off and I just ignore him , we can't go...
    cantrix cantrix 22-25, F Mar 17

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    So, I always got mad when people told me to get a divorce on here. So, it turns out, that all of yall were right. I have found out that she has been cheating on me since June...
    Rednkfireftr Rednkfireftr 31-35, M 21 hrs ago

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    First experience, at 15 with a 42'ish year old. I would call it "Being Taken" rather than my first experience. She did teach me a lot actually. 22 years down the road now.
    SoulHealer9221 SoulHealer9221 36-40, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    The first guy I ever had sex with had a 10 inch erect ****. I wish I'd waited.. Mostly because every other guy looks shrunk..
    SparkledRed SparkledRed 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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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 a week ago

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    Very fed up I see it everyday and grrr
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Our Land, Up for Grabs The New York Times April 2, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO -- A battle is looming over America's public lands. Last week, the United States Senate voted 51-49 to...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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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...
    addyadeel addyadeel 18-21, M 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 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I CANNOT BELIEVE WHAT I AM READING... I have read so many stories of sexless marriages on here.. No intimacy! I am so sorry for many of you. I was treating my spouse very similar...
    KeraJo75 KeraJo75 36-40 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I am in love with a married a woman whom I deeply admire and want to spend the rest of my life with. We both are pretty much of the same age. Let me tell about this wonderful...
    super36 super36 36-40, M Apr 8

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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 a week ago

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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 3 Responses 5 days ago

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