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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have been with my husband almost 25 years! I am only 40 and completely miserable! In the past I went to therapy to deal with mommy and daddy issues, so I have learned that I am a...
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    I got married after only knowing my husband for a couple months. Every one said i was crazy but I desperately wanted someone to love me and to not be alone. I thought that he...
    tutulover11 tutulover11 22-25, F 8 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I want to end it, but how? We have 2 kids, one with special needs. On the other hand, I'm the primary parent any way so not much would change. So, how do I bring it up? When do I...
    ManInMe ManInMe 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    Being fed is the best, it's just like eating but it takes even less effort!
    kernkraft7 kernkraft7 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    I find it extremely ironic that some Republicans are using their freedom of religion to oppress a group of American citizens. Wasn't part of founding America (239 almost 240 years...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 6 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    It is time for another American Revolution to overthrow oppressors Today’s US Supreme Court ruling against the understanding for millennia that marriage can naturally only be...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/gay-marriage-decision-opens-the-door-to-polygamy-and-religious-persecution?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=11d076770f...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So thrilled the supreme court ruled in favor of marriage for gay people. I love being in a country that supports our individual liberties. I am a Christian, and our church, the...
    happilygay2day happilygay2day 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    congratulations though the bad thing is i think the fight has just begun. I'm afraid its going to be like intergration when it comes to the states allowing it cause marriage laws...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So proud of my country today! Now one of my best friends can marry who he wants, where he wants. I do support gay marriage, because it is a marriage just like any other. I respect...
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This morning when I turned on the tv to watch the news, most of the channels were reporting on the Supreme Court's decision to allow gay marriage. I kept this to myself, but I was...
    808bc4bbs 808bc4bbs 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    wow, I'm very happy that the United States has approved gay marriage throughout the national territory ..... I will love to know this beautiful country soon and enjoy all the best...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriagePosted: Jun 26, 2015 7:05 AM PDTBy Magdalena KrajewskiCONNECTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    No I'm Not, I have a question. Can one of you anti gay Christians who claims that the Bible states gay marriage is wrong (even though it doesn't) explain to me what is so natural...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Here are some songs I listen to when I'm feeling down about my sexless marriage: No Sugar Tonight by the Guess Who One Step Up And Two Steps Back by Bruce Springsteen I Want You...
    sexlessinne sexlessinne 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    tried tonight to have sex with my wife. it's been 2 months. she mumbled something about sleep and I got up got dressed and she took my cell phone in an attempt to keep me there. I...
    ariesjd ariesjd 41-45, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    My wife and I are now married for 14 years. And I had to think today about how the new technology like smartphones and mobile data plans has changed and improved our marriage...
    husbandanddad husbandanddad 36-40, M a week ago

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    My wife and I are now married for 14 years. And I had to think today about how the new technology like smartphones and mobile data plans has changed and improved our marriage...
    husbandanddad husbandanddad 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Cute and cuddley, warm and fuzzy, huggy and snuggy, . A politician running for, or already in, office ! A FED dy . lol
    knightedone1 knightedone1 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I do support Gay Marriage! Not only because I'm bisexual because I supported them when I was straight! Gay marriage is NOT A SIN! Love is love, no matter who you're with as long as...
    SarahDotCom SarahDotCom 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    Both got together in 2006. The first year or two was great. Fantastic really. He was my love, my joy. We were together near 10 years. After those two years our relationship started...
    mkp86 mkp86 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I didn't even wait until marriage to become a parent. Maybe that wasn't the best idea. In any case, I don't expect my kids (sons or daughters) to wait until marriage. I'd rather...
    WalkingMyOwnPath WalkingMyOwnPath 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    My mother got pregnant with my oldest sister at 15 so she knows how adventurous teenagers can be. When I was a sophomore in high school my mother introduced the pill to me. I had...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F Jun 20

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    I have always believed in traditional gender roles within a marriage. I clean, cook and take care of any children we may have so he can come home to a beautiful home after he works...
    HisPrincess315 HisPrincess315 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    Iv always wanted to be funnel fed a gallon of icecream
    theblueone111 theblueone111 18-21, M Jun 18

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    Rather sad to have come here because I think this time is for real. I can't even begin to describe what I have been through during my 17 years of marriage. My wife has...
    DeepVoice999 DeepVoice999 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs Pastor Protection Act Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation disallowing lawsuits against Christian pastors for refusing to marry homosexuals...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    As a western European I find the notion of waiting until marriage sort of medieval. I think you would get quite a few frowns when mentioning this after you're past the age of 18...
    Savourycandy Savourycandy 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I feel like I am in a loveless marriage; I have been married for only 3 years. But I have known him forever. I am a step mom to his son, and we also have a daughter together. He...
    lenova15 lenova15 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I love that this is the past tense and I am no longer a card carrying member of the Sexless Marriage Club or ILIASM.My journey to an official resignation began on the 32nd floor of...