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I Am Trying to Save My Marriage

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    Should I Let My Wife Go? -  I have been fighting a losing battle with my wife. She left me last spring, 2008 and moved from our family home to my parents home 2...
    donkman90 donkman90 41-45 6 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I Dont Care - Something has cause me to not care about saving my marriage anymore.  I have done everything possible the past 8 months to save my marriage, but I cant say the same...
    rob31rob31 rob31rob31 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    I Screwed Up.... - My husband has just filed the paperwork for a divorce.  The clock is ticking and I have 60 days to convince him this is a bad idea.  Here is a brief summary of...
    djcarlson djcarlson 36-40 4 Responses May 21, 2011

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    World Is Now Upside Down -- Must Get A Grip - We have been married 29 years, we pulled together and made things work and the we had a good time. Now the kids have grown up and...
    Raz00 Raz00 51-55 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    Thinking Of The Kids Has Slowed My Thought Process Down - As I slowly gather up all that I can about our finances and begin my plannig of my future, I happened to read an article...
    rob31rob31 rob31rob31 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    What Can I Do? My Life Is Destroyed. - Married 27 years. Three great kids. The youngest is a senior in high school. My wife and I are both in our late 40s. My wife cheated on...
    iietm iietm 46-50, M 13 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Should Have Seen The Early Signs... - I really don't know how I got here, at this stage in my life, 38, 3 kids and separated. I met this man who I thought was the most wonderful...
    bella389 bella389 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    When Do You Throw Up The White Flag - I have been trying so hard to save our marriage for 6 months now.  My wife has dont little to nothing.  We did the counseling thing, both...
    rob31rob31 rob31rob31 41-45, M 4 Responses May 30, 2011

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    A Little Revenge Is Not Bad!! Right? - September 1st I found out my husband cheated on me.... September 5th was my B-day...I declared FREEDOM!! To do what ever I wanted....SO...
    dianaspy5 dianaspy5 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 21, 2008

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    Worst Day Of My Life - Yesterda my wife and I decided it was time to let the kids in on our marriage troubles.  Well,  to those who have told me that the kids know what is going...
    rob31rob31 rob31rob31 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    Confused - It started  two weeks ago. My husband was acting strange so I asked him what was going on. He said he wasn't sure he didn't know what he wants in his life. I moved out...
    huffmanj1990 huffmanj1990 36-40 4 Responses Sep 18, 2011

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    I Give Up! - I finally give up trying to save my marriage. As much as I wanted, I can't fight the pains and emotional abuses y wife is throwing at me. I find out  her she been...
    ptat ptat 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    Should I Wait For Her And For How Long - This is a continuation of a previous post... I'm in a 4 year marriage with no kids. Life was good and fun with laughs, but we had family...
    jaeger05 jaeger05 31-35, M Jul 24, 2013

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    No Longer Interested - I guess this is as good as time as any to add my story here. I am no longer interested in trying to save my marriage. My wife has been having an affair since...
    handoveryourheart handoveryourheart 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2010

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    My Husband Is So Resolved That He Has Left the Marriage; How Do I Save It? - I am heartbroken and need advice. My husband has left after 6 years of marriage; we have a beautiful...
    nicolepanizza nicolepanizza 36-40 5 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Husband Came Back From 2mnth Separation,,just Cuz Out Of Guilt From Our Son. Doesnt Know What He Feels For Me. Help! - My husband separated from me and our 7 yr old 2 months ago...
    kathr1322 kathr1322 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Counseling For a Year and Burned Out - I have been in marriage counseling for over a year now..and its not working.  Seems like its even getting worse. We have been...
    CooCoo4Cocoapuffs CooCoo4Cocoapuffs 36-40 3 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    Do You Really Want To Save Your Marriage? - I REALLY want you to be successful at getting back the love of your life…I will take you by the hand and... -Get you in the right...
    andyandyto andyandyto 22-25, F Jul 19, 2012

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    The Good, The Bad, The Ugly And The Hopeful? - Well its been about two months now since my husband had a brief fling with a younger women. In some way things have improved from the...
    WoundedLioness WoundedLioness 26-30 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    Tired - i am trying my best but i am so tired of trying. i dont feel that this should be something so hard. getting along, having passion, truth, safety with the person who is...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    My Husband Says He's Not Sure If He Ever Loved Me - I am 43 years old and have been with my husband for 23 years; married for 13.  Of course we've had our ups and downs, but we've...
    GA715 GA715 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    I Need Help Saving My Marriage - I married my husband nearly four years ago after only three months of dating and learning we were pregnant. Yes, the pregnancy was very unexpected...
    tylersmama1224 tylersmama1224 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    Not When It's Over - So, I'm stuck, at a crossroads of course. I was going to delete this experience, because right now, I am not trying to save my marriage.  I am...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    One Day At A Time - At the end of October of 2011, I came back from a business trip and I was angry at my wife, my life and everything else. I told my wife we needed to separate...
    Newmanofgod Newmanofgod 26-30 6 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    Wife Wants Divorce, I Want To Save Our Marriage - my wife and i never talked about us. And we never really fought. we have been together 20 years and married 12 years. we have...
    mrgraph mrgraph 36-40 3 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    How Do I Fix It? Part 2 - I love my husband of seven years. We have two beautiful children, we both have great jobs,and we have a nice home. Why am I unhappy? I try to...
    forgotten7 forgotten7 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Should I Stay Or Should I Go? - I have been with my husband ffour years and married three, he is my heart, my sole, my everything, he is in the navy and hates his job, he comes...
    1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    I Am Alone Trying To Save My Marriage. - My wife and I will be married for nine years this November, if we make it that far.  I realize that my story may not seem that...
    seyu2upcqw seyu2upcqw 36-40 9 Responses May 24, 2010

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    I Received Alot Of Advice - It is Monday and I been receiving alot of adviced and very good advice from online friends who have taken alot of time to write. I appreaciate all of...
    maxdep maxdep 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Above all love each other deeply because lover covers even the greatest of sins.
    Smckinnis Smckinnis 26-30, F Dec 16, 2013

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    Money & Marriage ... - We are newly married We are so happy together We enjoy and cherish everyday But then this devil issue comes Which is taking us apart I'm saving my...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    Trusting & Lying - Always catching husband in a lie. He will not tell the truth to save his own soul. I have informed him on several occasions that I pay attention to...
    Littletrustleft2 Littletrustleft2 46-50, F Aug 4, 2013

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    Marriage On The blink- Maybe Last Chance To Save Marriage - I have been married for 14 years have a daughter 14, son 11 and step-daughter 18. We were married when I was 24 and she...
    JamesNadenicek JamesNadenicek 41-45 4 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    My Marriage - I have just completed 20 years of marriage, sometimes I don't know how I managed to get to this point. I am trying really hard. Is it working? I dunno. The only...
    living4now living4now 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    I Spent One Really Good In My Children'S Life And Heard GOD - My wife and I have been at odds for nearly16 years and finally , after I told her mother off over Christmas, decided...
    cvann5 cvann5 51-55, M Feb 3, 2013

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    Hope - I hesitate to share this here, because I have been in the other side of the boat, and I know how it hurts...but as this group is for people who want things to get better...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 17 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Moke - I am a young Egyptian love not know the woman know you love and possible marriage
    moke2010 moke2010 22-25, M Sep 19, 2012

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    With Perfect Clarity.. - If I look down the road, I can see perfectly how this will play out. It's like a dance. I may never have danced this dance before, but I know all the...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 11 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    I Am Trying to Save My Marriage - For years my husband and I have hurt each other. We've tried to put the other down to lower them to the level of our own personal self esteem. We...
    learn2bu learn2bu 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I Love My Husband and Want to Save My Marriage - My husband told me on Jan 2 that he wants to end our 6 year marriage. We have a beautiful 7 year old daughter who we love very much...
    nicolepanizza nicolepanizza 36-40 2 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    I'm Lack Of Emotional Maturity - Today, I did a lot of reflections and studies to see why am I breaking down so rapidly. One findings is my emotional maturity is at its low or have...
    ptat ptat 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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    Slowly Giving Up. - As much as  I wanted to save my marriage, I'm slowly giving up. Is this normal?  I see my wife happy with what she is doing. I'm jealous, angry, sad and all...
    ptat ptat 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    The Fallout From A Single Week - I married my wife in June last year. Prior to our wedding we have lived together for 18 months. We have been in a relationship for three and a half...
    SL1803 SL1803 56-60 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    I Am Trying In Vain To Get My Wife Back - Hello there people...It has been over 3 months now, we have been separated. We still live in the same house with the kiddos. We both...
    maxdep maxdep 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    Accept - im trying to get my husband to come back home and save our marriage and the family i love him and forgive him i want to put the past behind us no bringing up the past want...
    sjones46 sjones46 46-50 2 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    Don't Know What to Do - I've been trying to save my marriage for a long time now. But we always seem to go back to fighting. I don't know what happened we used to be so happy...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2008

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    Time For An Exit Plan - I have been trying to save my marriage for 7 months now.  I have been to counseling,  my wife has been to counseling,  we even went together.  She says...
    rob31rob31 rob31rob31 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    She Said, "i've Fallen Out Of Love With You" - After a great evening with friends just a few days ago, my sweetie said she needed some space and had fallen out of love...
    DamnThisHurts DamnThisHurts 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Commitment - Why don't people cherish commitment any more now a days. Why is everyone so eager to jump ship when problems arise. I think that it is unfortunate that people don't...
    lostandscared lostandscared 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    I'm Here Again... - e meet very young, early 20s ans very much in love. After 3 years living together He told me that He wasn't sure He loved me. I was devastated... He was my...
    Milqk Milqk 31-35 4 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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