I Am Stuck In a Bad Marriage Because of My Child

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    I Am Married To A Monster

    I was young and stupid when I got married.  It was the summer of 1998, I was 19 and was desperate to get out of my parents house.  At the same time, because of a medical condition that I have, I really needed to have some sort of medical insurance, so when my boyfriend of just...
    momtofive momtofive
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2011

    Trapped In This Marriage

    Been married for about 7 years and got sober 5.5 years ago. Have two wonderful boys and I hate my husband. My kids are young; 4 and 2. If it weren't for money I would have filed. But trapped...I make more money than he- but still not enough to cover $$ childcare, mortgage, etc...
    7honeybee7 7honeybee7
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2013

    Is There Anyone Else Out There ...

    who has decided to stay married (at least for now) to avoid uprooting the kids? My husband has been cheating on me for more than 3 years (it had already been going on for over 2 years when I found out). He has lied to me numerous times. I told myself that if I ever found myself...
    4MyKids 4MyKids
    7 Responses Nov 19, 2008

    My husband cheated 3 years ago,

    but before that he treated me so badly. He was cruel, cold and distant for the first 14 years of the marriage. After I discovered his cheating, he decided to change because I was going to leave. Unfortunately, I stopped loving him a long time ago. I stay because of my son and...
    sadkitty77 sadkitty77
    56-60, F
    Jan 20, 2015

    Started out well but my wife must have

    everything her way always. If I make a "mistake" (defined as not doing exactly as I am told) she will verbally & often physically assault me.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    Rough Year

    In the course of a year I went through getting a wonderful new job. Finding out that my fiancé was pregnant(never regretted my little girl she’s a blessing), Getting laid off 2 weeks before my birthday and my wedding the day after, and on top of that buying my first home. This...
    biomedsteel1 biomedsteel1
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2013

    I Am In A Very Bad Situation....

    I feel so lost and i dont know what to do! I have been married to my husband for six years and i have a beautiful child who is 3 years old...I feel so trapped and hopeless in my marriage, i live in a foriegn country and my husband is very controlling and has been verbally and...
    missykaito missykaito
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

    Help Needed! Should I End My Marriage?

    Okay let me start by saying, im only 21 years old. I met my now husband when i was in elementary school and were alwyas great friends even though i secretly had a crush on him.. we began dating my 10th grade year and his 12th grade year of high school in 2006, we were in love and...
    mommyof1daughter mommyof1daughter
    3 Responses Nov 15, 2011
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