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    Savitri And Satyavan : An Indian Love Story

    There was a king called Ashvapati. The king had a daughter, who was so good and beautiful that she was called Sâvitri, which is the name of a sacred prayer of the Hindus. When Savitri grew old enough, her father asked her to choose a husband for herself. These ancient Indian...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 19, 2013

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    Savitri And Satyavan : An Indian Love Story

    There was a king called Ashvapati. The king had a daughter, who was so good and beautiful that she was called Sâvitri, which is the name of a sacred prayer of the Hindus. When Savitri grew old enough, her father asked her to choose a husband for herself. These ancient Indian...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 19, 2013

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    Where To Start....What To Do

    I have been married 26 years but together for 29. But the last 15 or so have been miserable. Why I stayed I have no idea! I have done some reading on things and feel that I am in an emotionally abusive and controlling relationship and when i've tried talking to him about it he...
    Cabanadoll Cabanadoll 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    Lonely Marriage

    I'm so lonely in my marriage. My husband would rather look at his computer then talk to me. About two years ago, it looked like we had some hope but I'm not sure we ever have a chance of really connecting. We don't fight, there's just no connection, no love. I'm thinking that...
    Coll78 Coll78 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Terrified And Depressed

    It's getting harder and harder for me to eat, sleep, or work. My wife and I keep going to counseling, but I don't feel like she's trying, she doesn't seem to want to be there, and she barely acknowledges me when I'm home. I give her a heartfelt good morning and get a snippy "hi...
    Rb5397 Rb5397 46-50, M Aug 1, 2013

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    Very Depressed With My Marriage!!!

    My husband and I have been married for almost 2 years now but have been together for 3 1/2. For the last couple weeks I have been feeling like he doesn't really care anymore. We don't really have a sex life, hardly ever kiss anymore, or spend much time together. Sometimes I want...
    slove0828 slove0828 22-25, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Depressed

    I am about to celebrate my 5th year wedding anniversary and I am miserable. I have a long history of depression and it is part of the reason I am writing this today. I am depressed because my husband does not give me the time of day. He is always too busy working. Work comes...
    Ginasmithgina Ginasmithgina 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Misunderstood

    Hurt and Unhappy.  This is my 4th attempt at this thing we call marriage and instead of things getting better it seems to get worst.  He says all I do is nag!! and it's true, because there is nothing else we have to talk about. If we are not disagreeing we are not talking at...
    auveal7 auveal7 46-50 3 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Stuggling Marriage

    I have been married almost 6 years together 9 but struggling to keep it together for over 4 years now and 2 kids later. I still love my husband but its been over for along time. I spent so much time dedicating my life trying to do everything for him to make him happy and along...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    Depressed

    I am about to celebrate my 5th year wedding anniversary and I am miserable. I have a long history of depression and it is part of the reason I am writing this today. I am depressed because my husband does not give me the time of day. He is always too busy working. Work comes...
    Ginasmithgina Ginasmithgina 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    Not Sure What To Do Anymore

    My husband and I have been married 5 months together 7 years. We have a beautiful son together. On my birthday this past may I got a DUI. First time ever getting into trouble. My husband is in the army and left a week before my birthday. Well I moved in with in June. But ever...
    Evelyn90 Evelyn90 22-25, F Sep 18, 2013

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    Married And Miserable

    My husband and I have been married for 1yr and 5 months, but we've been together a total of 2yrs and 5mos. Lately our marriage has been going downhill. I guess it's the stress of bills and the kids but I still feel like none of that should take a toll on our marriage. We no...
    cutestuff2011 cutestuff2011 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2011

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    I'm a newly wed and I should have known

    that we're going to have problems right off the bat. Especially that she has depression and eating disorders. Lately, she's been irritated and taking my words the wrong way. I feel like I'm walking on egg shells and every thing I say is hurtful towards her. She's so sensitive...
    xlostcause xlostcause 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Very

    I have been married almost 9 years.....together almost 11.  I feel my wife doesnt love me, and will honestly admit that at this point I cant say I love her
    TruePal TruePal 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    So Confused..

    My husband and I have only been married for about 5 months. Together 4 years with two beautiful daughters. He is honestly the only man I ever loved. He helped me get through some very hard times in my life and maybe that's why I'm so attached to him. We are both only 20. We...
    lizgill lizgill 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    Burned Out

    My wife Married 11 years) used to be fun, and we had a lot of good times together.  She got a promotion a 4 years ago and now spends all her time with her job.  She recently took a new job which allows her to work from home occasionally, but apparently being late having...
    Jamesd1030 Jamesd1030 36-40 4 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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    So Unsure

    I feel so unsure about my marriage, my wife and I have only been married a year and three months we've been together for three years. We rarely ever have sex anymore. She doesn't wear her rings anymore, she says they don't fit anymore. She has gained some weight since we got...
    gazrael gazrael 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    Confused

    I have been married for 13 1/2 yrs, together 14 1/2. Me and my husband just stopped communicating. I cannot talk to him anymore. I cannot get over his affair with my best friend of 19 years, And I have the constant reminder of his affair because of the child he had with her. My...
    findingmyself73 findingmyself73 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Casting: Divorcing Couples

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    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    Struggleing

    Not sure where to start, we have neen married for 19 years. After the honeymoon phase was over the affection started to just stop. It has been a very difficult marrage but our daughter is now a senior in high school. My wife has always had a very short fuse, I think many of her...
    leftyferg leftyferg 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    My Marriage Life..

    Hello everyone.. Let me introduce as "depressed wife" rather than a happy life.Like all other girls, i too had many dreams.. A dream college. A dream job.. A dream guy.. A dream sweet home.. A dream life all together..But i was unaware that all my dreams would be shattered in...
    thanmaya thanmaya 22-25 3 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Baby Steps On My Exit Plan Feel Good!

    When I joined this group, I was seeking understanding of my SM and wondering why I was so unhappy married to such a 'nice guy'.  This has been an excellent process for me.  It has taken a few months, but I have a greater understanding of myself and my marriage.  I understand...
    louiseshaw louiseshaw 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    I'm Devastated

    I've only been married for a few months. I was so happy, because my husband and I were so close-- we had such a good connection, and each of us thought we'd found our soul mate. He's a quirky guy, and he's been through a lot of hardship, a lot of death. He's struggled with...
    downsprout downsprout 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    Hope For Success

    I was married for 13 yrs the first time, then briefly a 2nd and 3rd time...this is my 4th marriage. I've been married this time around so far for 1 and 1/2 yrs and even though I know that we are still getting used to each other, I do worry about whether it will really last. I...
    help40 help40 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    Marriage Sucks!

    I think part of my problem is that I just really don't like being married. I have been married for almost three years now. I've questioned my decision for at least two and a half of them. Since then, there aren't many days that go by where I don't imagine what my...
    ananomoose ananomoose 26-30 4 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Praying For A Better Life

    I have been with my husband for almost 8 years now and married for 5 years we have 4 children. 1 child is from a previous relationship. I'm madly in love with him and always will be but I'm so depressed. I was so happy when we were dating and then the year we got married...
    rubylips1014 rubylips1014 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2011

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    In Love And Confused...need Help

    I am 27 years old and have been with my husband for almost 10 years.  We met in highschool and got married a little over a year ago.  He was my first real boyfriend and the love of my life. We did everything together.  We went to highschool and college...
    michaela4m michaela4m 26-30 1 Response Aug 16, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    You know what hurts? What really, really hurts about my marriage? That I am my Husbands Best Friend. He's told me this. It's true, all the good friends I've known him to have...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm back from the dead people, not dead really just not in the mood to deal with anyone. I'm sick of depression, sick of my horrible lonely marriage, and now it's the holidays...
    Wantfreedom67 Wantfreedom67 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 22

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    My husband and I have been having problems for a while now. He is an addict. He was struggling with opiate addiction when we met, but went into methadone treatment and has been...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    confronted my husband... boy did that backfire. presictibly he denied that he had any intention of cheating. He went on plenty of fish to "meet friends." boy he must really think I...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    well after our huge fight the other day, my husband sent this nice long text that he wanted to save or marriage and we should have a nice long talk about what we want, and not...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I was married just 9 months ago, in my mid-twenties, in what was quite possibly the world's most perfect wedding. The prior year of planning was challenging, to say the least. My...
    sasha898 sasha898 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Haven't spoken to my husband in 2 days. I can tell that he is ready to talk to me again, but I am not ready. I seriously though about staying in a hotel last night. But this being...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F Nov 23

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    Haven't spoken to my husband in 2 days. I can tell that he is ready to talk to me again, but I am not ready. I seriously though about staying in a hotel last night. But this being...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F Nov 23

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    he only reaches put to me when he needs something, when there are errands to be run, when he's troubled, sad, problematic. when he's happy, who does he call? who does he share it...
    muymuyb muymuyb 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    What do you do when you know that you never really loved the person you married? I explained it all in a post that disappeared into oblivion after writing it for about 20 min. I...
    curltwirler curltwirler 41-45 5 Responses Dec 2

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    My husband has a Craig's list ad, looking for a couple to have sex with. I feel sad and really don't know what to do.
    Rosegalv Rosegalv 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I am increasingly unsatisfied sexually, and I just don't know what to do. He does nothing to get me turned on (he just says "play with yourself" or "get it wet") and I just feel...
    missstarrysky missstarrysky 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    What is the traditional role of women in marriage.?If it is as caregivers,I agree.I think most women are caring.But if one thinks a woman is less in status than a man -her husband...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Most of the closest examples of what a woman should be comes from my role models (my mother, aunts, a select few celebrities, more mature women that I've mirrored). Almost all...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am hating myself right now. the other night at our anniversary dinner, when I saw the plenty of fish app on his phone, I wish I had walked out right there. but I pretended that I...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    i want to feel loved again. if he's unwilling, i want him to let me go. but i cant say this to him. cause he probably would just let me go. it's so easy...
    muymuyb muymuyb 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Oh, and to top that off, he brushed me off when I tried to initiate sex after I got back from the store. He had fell asleep on the couch and was 'tired'. He'd been nice this...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I'm don't know what to listen to my head or my heart. ones telling me to stay the other to leave
    blondiecbl0105 blondiecbl0105 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I said I want to stop fighting so maybe we can work on things. That doesn't mean in ready to move back into the bedroom
    blondiecbl0105 blondiecbl0105 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I am 60 years young and have been married to the same man since I was 21. Being lonely yet not alone is something I've gotten used to and I accept that it's just how it is for me...
    Anyone7 Anyone7 56-60 1 Response a week ago

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