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I Am So Fed Up With My Marriage

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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 13 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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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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    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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    Dirty Movies And Lies

    When I got married there was already troubles. I loved her. Still do. NOTHING has changed in those regards. I still think she is sexy, funny, and smart. But I watched porn0graphy, she caught me and swore I'd never look at it again. I did. I got caught and swore, got caught...
    UgOlLi UgOlLi 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    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

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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 3 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 11 Responses Jan 12

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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 4 Responses Dec 5, 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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    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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    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 9 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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    Related Experiences

    Not saying I don't want to get married. I really want. Who doesn't? Especially if it is with your beloved one. But some reasons haunt me. Some members of my family were divorced...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    i wish i had a fedora so i can be euphoric
    CURRYXBLAZE CURRYXBLAZE 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    What makes a marriage become sexless ? I'm very curious about. Is it because there's no spark? If not what made it go away ? Is it because you fell out of love ? What makes married...
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 10 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow is our 8th anniversary. I haven't gotten my husband anything yet. Our marriage is a mess, to say the least. Two years ago he FORGOT our anniversary, and I was...
    wasguzie wasguzie 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Little off topic but wonderfully insightful. http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2014/03/esther_perel_on_affairs_spouses_in_happy_marriages_cheat_and_americans_don.html...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Bear with me because this may seem off topic, but it isn't. I've been recently thinking about death. Yesterday, my post sexless marriage lover had to put his beloved dog of 14...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    Oh well my secret is out and as much as I hate to say it I live in a sexless marriage. My story does not quite start like a fairytale as when we met we were both recovering from...
    mysteryjourney mysteryjourney 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 16

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    Had an interesting experience today with the wife...wanted some opinions on it. As some background, it's quite clear that we have issues with our relationship - we've had a...
    MelancholyDude MelancholyDude 36-40, M 7 Responses Aug 15

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    Okay, I think at this point I have 7 fedoras for different occasions, but all my friends think that it's strange. Fedoras, to me, look amazing on men AND women alike, and I wish...
    Oldiesbutgoldies Oldiesbutgoldies 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    From what I'm reading here... The consensus is that quitting smoking sucks! There is nothing even mildly amusing right now and more poor kids are lucky the they are getting dressed...
    LovingDDandHoH LovingDDandHoH 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    An additional study released from the Journal on the American Medical Affiliation (JAMA) experienced equivalent outcomes, finding that more mature Gentlemen had a 29% boost in...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    With my crazy alcoholic stepdaughter who blames me for everything bad in her life and acts like a 13 yr old when she's almost 40. I am fed up with her sleeping around on her...
    miggym miggym 61-65, F Jul 28

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    Wife & I were good. Our relationship was incredible, we fed off of one another without crowding each other out. Then somewhere along the way she got comfortable enough with me to...
    BlandSpaghetti BlandSpaghetti 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Im so fed up with my job. So frustrated that for now i Cant do anything about it. Ive been stuck in a place that i hate for so long that im so close to losing it.. Inconsiderate...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F Aug 19

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    My mom had me at 16, story of HER life growing up around her was difficult and I do realize she was a young single mom of 3 by age 21, unfortunately as the oldest I was the one to...
    lilzee225 lilzee225 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    “Why should I, as a gay man, be denied the same right to file a joint tax return with my potential husband that a straight couple has?” Very helpful answer by Ryan T. Anderson...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I want to one day come home and be surprised by the most food I've ever seen and be told I can't stop eating until all of the food is gone and I am completely full my stomach is so...
    bellyebabe bellyebabe 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I saw the mona lisa hanging on the wall I dont think she liked me she didnt smile at all so i stuck my tongue out and pulled a funny face that it didnt work of a smile there was no...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Aug 5

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    WHATTTT???!! SOMEONE FED A KITTEN TO A PYTHON????!!!! Wtrfh.
    emotionalyana emotionalyana 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Ive been laying in bed for days just gorging and consuming food, feeling myself get fatter and fatter. My stomach expanding as I eat delicious food. I want to get bigger, I want to...
    chubbycutie330 chubbycutie330 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm always there for my friends and I never get the favor returned, also the same with my family. I've been cleaning the house and no ones putting effort in, just went in and got...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    You can cry all day long and pray, but that's not going to move God to work on your situation. He does hear your cry and undertand your needs, but that's not faith and faith is...
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Subsequent the train enters the rugged and remote Gore Canyons. To start with it is the "Very little Gore Canyon" and upcoming the "Large Gore Canyon". For the ski resort of Winter...
    Cristyayv Cristyayv 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Hmm this week I've been adding stories to the experiences I've chosen since being a member on here. I've been adding each story one at a time.And so far it's been pretty straight...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ever had someone whom you were so close with and suddenly seem to hate you overnight, and you here, have no idea what you've done? (Extremely long text ahead) Well, I've had it...
    yuuism yuuism 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The Maldives has twenty-six purely natural atolls and handful of island groups on isolated reefs, all of which have been divided into 20-a person administrative divisions (twenty...
    Rileyrr1962 Rileyrr1962 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Moving on: I am packing up my office and my home this week. I am moving out of state and starting a new job. ( I have posted part of this update a little earlier.) But a posting...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 7

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    Marriage is not always easy. Nothing is always easy. However, when you say those marriage vows, you are making a promise to God and to the one you are marrying that you will be...
    chellekaye chellekaye 46-50 Aug 10

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    Thanks to all the great feedback I’ve been getting here, I’ve been able to process a lot of what’s going on in my marriage. Most of it is simply about clarity rather than any...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    Why Did We Get Married? - My STBX continues to struggle with my decision to divorce him, yet my conviction to break free grows stronger everyday since I triggered our divorce...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 18 Responses Aug 17

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    I got married at 16 and my husband was 26, and there were a lot of people that said it would never last. Although most of my family were supportive I know behind my back there...
    Redneckmom1992 Redneckmom1992 22-25, F Aug 18

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    So I guess the question for me is, "How long does it take to turn an SM into a "normal" marriage?," or "How long does it take to recover from an SM, and make it better?" Of course...
    indianoutlaw indianoutlaw 31-35, M 20 Responses 1 day ago

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    A couple more signs of marital recovery. I keep telling the betrayed wives who message me, focus on actions, not words. My husband said all the right words when he cheated. But...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F Aug 17

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