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I Am Unhappy In My Marriage

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    He is always in my face.

    And. Last weekend I went to Vegas without him. He tortured me by calling me and texting me and got angry if I didn't answer. Now he's. Telling. My friends and they are giving me the third degree about why I went to Vegas. Unbelievable !!!!! I refuse to stop having fun...
    sassygirl42 sassygirl42 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 7

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    sadsoul1975 sadsoul1975 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 10

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    Funny how the littlest things we live with

    for years...me? The continued nasty, belittling of my H and how he treats me....but with a mm in my life I see more of how nasty my H is to me... I sometimes wish I didn't cross that line and stray from my H but most times I sit back and hear the nasty things he says to me...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 13

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    I want to leave my husband.

    But I wonder if my life will be better or will it be worse. Men suck. I am so sick and tired of trying. I am not perfect by no means. I use to think when I was married that I would be deeply in love and nothing could break us. I would be his world and he would be mine. I just...
    SorrynotSorrynotSorry SorrynotSorrynotSorry 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Staying For The Kids

    I am in a mostly unhappy marriage. My wife suffers from depression and that has made my marriage pretty unhappy. You can read my other story about that aspect of my relationship if you're curious. What I'd like to address here is why I stay...my children. You might think from...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 17 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Ok this is weird. My husbands been cheating on

    me for 6 years and that girl called me yesterday when she found out about me. Now me and her talk day & night, is it ok to be friends with the mistress?
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    isn't for the most part every one unhappy in

    their marriage? I know its wrong but my body is broken so I am still married due to money, our kidd, I love my in laws n he wont leave. I wont leave my kids n I wont uproot them. What do you win....a,yes you guessed it, A UNHAPPY MARRIAGE. I am sure I'm just as much to blame...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    So Unhappy I Wish I Were Dead

    I have been married for 25 years. They have all been pretty terrible. Each year I think it can't get any worse but it does. I am so totally ignored in my house that when I speak, everyone talks right over me like I'm not there. The thing that is the worst of all is how my husband...
    tselliott tselliott 56-60, F 52 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    I feel like I am in a loveless marriage; I have

    been married for only 3 years. But I have known him forever. I am a step mom to his son, and we also have a daughter together. He works a provides for his family, however when he gets home he sits on the couch and is on his phone constantly. I suspect infidelity, but of course...
    lenova15 lenova15 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    i am 28. I've been married less

    than two years. My husband is a great guy and he loves me very much. We dated for 15 months before we got married. I knew I had made a mistake marrying him on our honey moon. I thought it was just anxiety and things would get better, but now two years later I am so distant from...
    Adele86 Adele86 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 28

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    The last time I posted on this was a year ago,

    things were at the worst but then things had changed I thought for the better. We started going to church together he spent time with me. We were happy for quite some time. And then it started again. He began working a lot, he wasn't around for major milestones even though he...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am extremely unhappy in my marriage :-( Got

    married in 2012 been 4years and I hate every minute of it ! My husband and his family are deceiving people.My relation was online based and I thought he would be the perfect match for me so we decided to get married and I regret every single second of it.It started from our...
    Mask12 Mask12 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I got a new job and got paid.

    My husvand wants to send it to his parents so they can pay off their loan. Like hes done that to me for a year, he did it last year when i had a job. Sent $2500 of my money to his family when i dont even have money to buy myself lunch. I cant say that to him because his family...
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I have been married for going on 10 months.

    Your typical marriage, where when its great its amazing, when its bad its horrible. Well lately its more horrible then great. I guess my first issue is, my husband is an alcoholic. This isnt something new to me, i have known since the beginning, though i found out the hard way...
    baileygrl82 baileygrl82 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I am very unhappy in marriage .

    . I have asked my wife to leave me but not sure why she is hanging around with me .. I have no physical relationship with her .. She is not staying with me, still when I talk about separation, she makes my life difficult and do everything to stop me .. Being women she has too...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    There Is No Intimacy, In Any Form, In My Marriage

    My husband and I have become no more than roommates. While he seems perfectly content this has made me incredibly unhappy and sad to the point I am considering leaving. I don't want to live like this any longer. For many years we couldn't keep our hands off on another, always...
    Moonwillow85 Moonwillow85 41-45, F 40 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    My idea of marriage and the reality of it (for

    me) are so far off the mark that I don't consider myself to be married. Is that weird? Maybe it should be ended. I may or may not ever be with someone again but isn't it better to be alone than to settle for crumbs? I'm sure he would see it differently.
    elizabeth111 elizabeth111 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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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 should make you happy I used to respond in utter shock and disbelief in such comments but no longer do(but yes they still hurt )as I realise its all...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    I am a very private person.

    ..posting here is a bit uncomfortable and foreign to me. I hope letting the thoughts that play in my head out will help a bit. A couple very close friends are aware of my marital issues, I trust them immensely. Outside of them, no one has a clue of issues. I am a very positive...
    Hopeshope Hopeshope 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    I got married after only knowing my husband

    for a couple months. Every one said i was crazy but I desperately wanted someone to love me and to not be alone. I thought that he would love me but every thing has gone down hill and I'm not surprised. He was so sweet when we first meet but he changed after we got married...
    tutulover11 tutulover11 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 30

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    I miss writot on here.

    He got my phone and read my post so I stopped but now I don't care. we're in counseling but its not helping. Now instead of constant fighting its occasional. But I'm ready to give up. He can stay the anger is gone. I m sick of being afraid to be alone. I'm alone in this...
    ariuri1 ariuri1 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Without him I would have no place to live

    and no money. I feel stuck.
    TransplantPrincess1023 TransplantPrincess1023 22-25, F Jun 11

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    Ugh. I am so depressed in my marriage.

    We've been together almost 10 years. Married for 5. There is no love. I stay for all the wrong reasons. My husband is lazy and the most selfish person I know. I have been trying so hard the last few years to completely give up on who I really want to be so that i can make him...
    Kittinxoxo Kittinxoxo 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    I Just Want to Feel Loved and Wanted

      This story starts about 15 years ago. I was 21 and had my whole life ahead of me. I was in my second year of college and had every intention of graduating. I felt that one day I would achieve my goals and dreams. I thought that there was a purpose in life and I was...
    LivinaLie LivinaLie 36-40, M 33 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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    My wife kicked me out of the house I bought

    before I even met her when I found out she is having some kind of a relationship with her colleague and now I hardly seen 3 year old son whom I deeply love because she took a restraining order on me. Seriously where is justice in this world of ours
    sadsoul1975 sadsoul1975 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Don't really know what to do.

    .......I just know I'm not happy. My husband is lazy and that causes a million other problems. I feel like I don't have a partner in life but another child instead. l have talked to him and he tries for a week and then starts slacking off again. I have recently been diagnosed...
    Jaclyn80 Jaclyn80 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    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 also got walked on. Seriously, no other person has given him as much. No other person has forgiven him as much and tried to accept who...
    FreewritingFreyja FreewritingFreyja 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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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 again sigh
    Wantfreedom67 Wantfreedom67 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Hi, I am new to this.

    Here's my story. I have been married for 3 years, together 7 and have two small children. Ever since my first was born (for the last 5 years) my marriage has had problems. I have always been totally in love with my husband, but in my heart of hearts I shouldn't have married him...
    mirandan2027 mirandan2027 22-25 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wasn't always unhappy.

    I've tried very hard over the years to make my husband happy and to support him in everything he did. I'm not perfect by any means and I know I have failed him along the way a time or two but I feel like he has broken my heart and me a little bit at a time over the past 20 years...
    Curiouskitty77 Curiouskitty77 36-40, F 15 Responses May 28, 2014

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    I have been truly unhappy

    for years but held on for the sake of my children and for the fact that I do love my husband.... But really don't like him. We will be married 20 years in May but have been together since high school. He is all I know and I do find comfort in that but hate these feelings I have...
    TrinityX2 TrinityX2 46-50, F 12 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I love my children, I want them to be proud of

    who they are. I want them to learn that what they perceive as weaknesses, may be after all strengths. I want them to know that if they don't like the life they have, they can create a new one. Creativeness, imagination, invention are what has madeĀ us humans progress. I only...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    I think I could just do with some advice,

    I have been married for 20 years nearly 21... We have been together for 25... We have 3 kids 21,19 and 13.... We married young, I was 16 and he was 20.... 2 years ago I saw on his phone (complete accident) that he was sending pornagraphic pictures to my mother.... Yes my mother...
    lynny1978 lynny1978 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I have feel very deeply

    for my wife, but i can not be 100% honest with her, she is so hard to talk to and be honest with she blows up. Sometimes i feel i am living two lives she makes it so hard to just be my self. I have a past and so does she bit i get mine thrown up in my face, old girl friends old...
    nudelion nudelion 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Okaay so i have a big operation tomorrow,

    its a major dental surgery. My husband is honestly not giving a single crap about it. Ive never had an operation before and im so scared and need a little bit of mental support because im a very emotional person. Its a pretty risky operation. Here i am 12 hours prior to my...
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    my husband hasn't slept next to me

    for 7 months. I know we'll never divorce because of our kids, this is now my reality. I used to disagree with people that said marriage can be lonely, but I really do understand now
    redpelican redpelican 31-35, F 24 Responses Feb 17

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    I've been married for 7 years & my husband

    still doesn't know how to satisfy me. I have told, demonstrated, written, given a "cheat sheet" & sent articles. I have bought toys, books, creams, oils, jellies & sprays. He still uses the same moves for foreplay & only hits the same 3 spots. He's not very big but in his mind...
    question72 question72 41-45, F 60 Responses Jan 14

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    I made a huge mistake getting married.

    I'm afraid of being alone if I leave him.
    Mynewleafsparkles Mynewleafsparkles 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 28

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    Did I Marry The Right Person?

    This is to help those who have some challenges in their marriages. Someone once wrote. Every relationship has a cycle. In the beginning, you fell in love with your spouse. you anticipated their call, wanted their touch, and like their idiosyncrasies. Falling in love with your...
    JustMe2B JustMe2B 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2013

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    If you could love the wrong person

    that much,Imagine how much you could love the right one.
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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    I feel badly that I've fallen out of love with

    my husband. It's primarily based upon lack of respect. He constantly has apologized over and over again for YEARS because I must work harder to be with him than without him! He's lazy compared to me and has yet to get his career together. I've done all that I can to be a...
    brokenwoman13 brokenwoman13 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Rather sad to have come here

    because I think this time is for real. I can't even begin to describe what I have been through during my 17 years of marriage. My wife has threatened divorce (again) but somehow deep down I think this is it. I find it ironic that we been through the roughest times of our...
    DeepVoice999 DeepVoice999 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Ugh... Further testament to how my H believes

    the world revolves around him and that he wants me to be his mother: He tells me after I watch him take off his shirt, "I'm going to take a shower, Okay baby?"! And looks at me to make sure I got it! I'm cooking so I would only be a few feet away, it is like he thinks I really...
    FreewritingFreyja FreewritingFreyja 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 2

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    I did it. Left him Tuesday

    and served him divorce papers today. Whew.
    Bikinigardener Bikinigardener 46-50, F 23 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    Ugh. So tired of my boring life.

    I have four great kids, a great job, and what could be a great life. But my husband is Fat and we no longer have a lot in common. What I wouldn't do for a night out and a good snuggle.
    Needtotalk77 Needtotalk77 46-50, F 16 Responses Jul 11

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