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I Am So Fed Up With My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 definitely believe in traditional roles within a marriage. Women should be very submissive, and should not talk unless asked. In marriage men need to lead. Women have to listen...
    jennamorrisongirl jennamorrisongirl 18-21, F 8 Responses May 12

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    hi!sir this is rekha ,ihave married almost 10yr since our marriage my husband has not held a steady job in entire 10 yrs ,now he is not working ,he is not intrested to job,iam so...
    harshi1 harshi1 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What's so wrong with staying in a "woman's place" or "man's place" ?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 11 Responses May 13

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    Indeed I do ...signing off to get some dinner on the table.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 12

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    So had my annual physical with a new doctor, and have had to complete a 4 page questionnaire on my sex life, questions like how often whether it's painful libido etc....easy enough...
    Pippa131 Pippa131 36-40, F 10 Responses 4 hrs 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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    My so called "friends?" Always making me feel bad about myself and constantly falling out with me. School is so hard. I cant even walk home without something happening. I have been...
    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 Apr 30

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    Yeah...they should've behaved better! I'm going to take a nap because I had nightmares (as usual) last night so I'm super tired. And then I'm going to take her sage advice and...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 20 Responses May 8

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    Gotta be ******* kidding me. My sister was driving my car and backing into the driveway.. instead of hitting the brakes she slammed the gas and drove into the house. Now I need to...
    DarknessOnFire DarknessOnFire 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    If things don't get better, I'm moving to another state just to get away from my boyfriend and start a new life. We have been living together 3 years and he has put no effort into...
    arbosslady arbosslady 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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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 3 Responses Apr 27

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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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    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 May 5

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    Keonz Quek is an experienced marriage counselor, whose assistance has proved instrumental in the life of numerous couples. He provides marriage advice and counseling to couples...
    gordon54 gordon54 22-25, M May 7

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    Why am I writing this? Because so many of the stories you see are about bad marriages and sad marriages. I just want to remind people that sometimes marriage is wonderful.
    pinkcorsetgirl pinkcorsetgirl 41-45, F 8 Responses May 14

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    I wrote on this topic a while ago and thought i'd give an update on how things are. Unfortunately, things have not improved in my marriage of almost now 10 years. My wife and I...
    JBMaine75 JBMaine75 36-40, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Well I read a post on marriage today here.This set me thinking.Can we change those who cheat in their marriages .I think we cannot unless these people...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been with my husband for 9 years, married for 8; we don't have kids and I'm 35; he is 40. We have struggled through our marriage at times as a result of my husband's drinking...
    SadPanda35 SadPanda35 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Life keeps proving it to me, only a miracle would make marriage work, it is a dream, something that people dream of but it doesn't happen for them, they get something else instead...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 23

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    Let's see were do I begin... Maybe this is just what I needed to say. I sadly didn't wait until marriage. I'm on the short side of 33 and you know what I truly wish I had. To those...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I am at a point in my marriage where I am bored and very unhappy... we have a son together and I don't want to cheat or divorce but I don't have any options anymore. we want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29

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    For the last few weeks i have been having a recurring dream where i am in bed, during the day, having amazing sex with a friend of both mine and my wife’s. The person i have been...
    watertrance watertrance 41-45, M 1 Response May 4

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    I have been married for close to 3 years and have a beautiful daughter. Since the first day of our marriage, my husband is largely absent. He has a very demanding job which...
    notashappyasilook notashappyasilook 26-30, F 3 Responses May 6

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    i would not want it any other way!!! i recently found this on-line a few years ago. It is a great list of ideas on ways to submit to your Husabnd. i found this list giving me new...
    goodgirl456 goodgirl456 31-35, F 5 Responses May 7

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    She Said-I love being married. I love him. We make each other happy but there are also the hidden benefits of marriage. : )-a constant foot warmer in the dead of the night-a mighty...
    HeSaidSheSaid HeSaidSheSaid 46-50 May 8

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    As I said I was the controller in my marriage, The operational word in this sentence is "was". Now everything is out of my control and my husband is ruling everything with an iron...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F May 9

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    This is my life. He just got a new job and found out today that he had lied about calling his old boss and talking to him about quitting. Before yesterday he lied about using his...
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 31-35, F 1 Response