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I Am Unhappy and Depressed With My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Marriage Depression

    My husband and I have been married for 11 years . Through our marriage I have dealt with his stupidity . Moving his mom in our house without asking and then she disrespected me in my own home. He took out loans and lied,and a whole lot of other things to much to describe. I am...
    1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    sophh99 sophh99 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    Seems most apt here... The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I think I belong to this group with my story instead of ILISM, or both.. Something just doesn’t feel right on the inside of me. I have this heart that can love and be loved, but...
    moonstruck77 moonstruck77 46-50, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    In an effort to make a long story short, I will sum up by saying that I have been married to my husband for 11 yrs and we started dating in high school 15 yrs ago. We had our first...
    Jme0925 Jme0925 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I feel at a loss as to what to do with my marriage. I'm 43 and have been married for 22 years. We are not connected in any way whatsoever other than sharing our child who happens...
    txnurse txnurse 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    i just realized that I have been in an unhealthy marriage for the last 34 years. A few years ago,I tried asking my husband for a divorce and he said go ahead, but he knew that I...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 9 Responses Jul 20

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    Well I am fairly certain my husband has a girl on the side. A single mom that opens up and shares everything with him. They text each other asking how they slept and he is always...
    blondie529 blondie529 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 1

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    You know your happiness in a marriage is over when we have money for vacations yet you allow me to close my retirement account. Fml!
    peoplesHere peoplesHere 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    You know your marriage sucks when you enjoy your partner being gone for work months at a time and that is when you feel the most yourself and happy. Fml!
    peoplesHere peoplesHere 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    You know something ill never comprehend is cowards and liars If your such a big man that you think you are.... Then be accountable and responsible for your choices I will never...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I m loosing hope that the marriage will get any better and am starting to plan an exit
    Stefunie Stefunie 46-50, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Been married for21 years, three great kids who I love dearly. My wife was my best friend, my fascination, my desire. 6 years ago she lost her spark. The fires of passion have died...
    RoughRed RoughRed 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I have a very hard time in my marriage. My husband is very dominant and I am extremely passive. I let things go that normal people would go crazy over just because I hate...
    lp1989 lp1989 22-25, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    I moved out of the house almost 2 months ago. I feel so much better, being without him. He's trying very hard to win me back, which I find confusing - he couldn't even be polite...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Brilliance or evil ? That is the question Recently married friend confronted husband on issue if he was having affair ? Of course not all in your mind , your crazy Ect Ect...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    The women I married is now showing her true colors. her ego is more than I can bare. I am planning on leaving her when I finally obtain my nursing degree. It is rough, and I love...
    qwerty350 qwerty350 26-30 Jul 12

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    I feel betrayed, my husband may be snooping through my device, and i forgot to sign off, had to use erase mode on "find my iPad" There's stuff here i do not want to share with him...
    133jenn 133jenn 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Yesterday daughter and I were discussing our impending 21st and 50th birthdays Asked husband what will he be getting me for this special birthday His response : a divorce that...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Spent this last weekend fighting with my very soon to be Ex! My daughter and myself have been invited to my Mothers home for a week, the last few times my husband has gone he...
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I have been married for over seven years. We got married young. Unfortunately we were both ill equipped to have a successful relationship. Since the beginning we have both wanted a...
    EnduringwhatIcan EnduringwhatIcan 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    My husband keeps threatening to leave me even though he promised to stop putting divorce on the table... We have been through a lot and things are hard... But we both never...
    rocknangel rocknangel 26-30, F 15 Responses Jul 18

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    It sucks. Three years married and it's not getting any easier. He's a very difficult man to be around. We have nothing in common either.
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Telling the Kids Yesterday, we told the kids we were getting a divorce. Five of our six kids (who range in age from 15 to 27) gathered at home for a “family meeting”, and my...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 35 Responses Jul 21

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