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I Am Unhappy and Depressed With My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    Casting: Divorcing Couples

    Are you ready to put your divorce behind you and start a fresh life? Do you and your soon to be ex, need help dividing up your significant assets amicably? Cornwell Casting and Engel Entertainment are looking for ‘wealthy’ couples with many assets in the NYC/NJ/CT area, Los...
    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F 1 Response May 9, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    So my husband refuses to stop talking to this single mom on our street. He clearly has a thing for her. I have told him many times that it really bothers me but it doesn't matter...
    blondie529 blondie529 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    Hello everyone. I've not been here in over a year. If you read my other two post then I can tell you that nothing has changed. Same S different day as they say. It is now my...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F 14 Responses Aug 6

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    I think it's really sad that I've seen alot of women get romantically involved with married men. As a single person like myself, I feel like it's not really worth it because you're...
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    RIDJEMAN RIDJEMAN 56-60, M Aug 6

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    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I am feeling very depressed with my infertility I just need some support from any if you who understands as even my husband is avoiding talking to me about it. My boss at work has...
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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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    Hello, About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with depression, though I would say I have been depressed for a few months it has really got me to a point where I need to write this...
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    ashleymarcia ashleymarcia 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I've been married 25 years. When the sexless time of our marriage first started about 5 years ago on and off, mostly off now a days, I was angry. I loved on, had an affair, moved...
    dyingalittleeveryday dyingalittleeveryday 41-45, F 14 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I think that people can't be fulfilled. We make a goal, we reach it. We grow bored, we make another goal to reach. We do that, we're not satisfied. We set another goal, something...
    Reoka Reoka 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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