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I Am Unhappy In My Marriage

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    So....hubby did and said all the right things

    last night. Dinner at my favorite restaurant, bottle of wine, walk on the beach. At home, I surprised him with new sexy lingerie. Another bottle of wine, kissing, hand holding. Time for some loving, and he had a surprise of his own, a penis extender! But then, he...
    Bikinigardener Bikinigardener 46-50, F 11 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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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 younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    zoecc11 zoecc11 26-30, F Dec 24, 2014

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    After 20 years, he's just a roommate.

    I've told him but it doesn't change......
    WickedJourney WickedJourney 46-50 7 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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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'm stupid... and so he jumps right into "we need to split, because I don't give a **** about him" and that I'm only there...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    if you are unhappy in your marriage

    and are looking for some fun with a young girl message me xxx
    sophh99 sophh99 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    My wife and I have a baby

    that is 12 months old and it seems like she has had postnatal depression since our son was born. On Christmas Day we had an argument which resulted in my wife saying she wanted to leave with our son and another argument yesterday with her saying the same thing. My wife...
    Mp1000 Mp1000 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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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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    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 her is why I stay...my children. You might think from...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 15 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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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 38 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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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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    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, 2014

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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 31 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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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 4 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Whenever we get in a fight

    and I either leave the house or lock myself in the bedroom to get away, so many thoughts run through my head. How I want to leave. How I deserve better. How I've given it my all and in return I got a selfish, lazy, unfaithful husband. How I just need to take that final step...
    LeglessPotato LeglessPotato 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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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 51 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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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 11 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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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 73 Responses Jan 14

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    I know that my husband

    and I don't belong together anymore. He's hit me, cheated and disrespected my family and friends for years, but... he's my high school sweetheart. I've been with him since I was 16 and now about to be 24. We had the most beautiful wedding and honeymoon. And a thoudand a great...
    riahrae90 riahrae90 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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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 bought his lies... not in just so angry and I don't have the nerve to say why. and of course I get, "are you on your period...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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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 younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    adeleccaa adeleccaa 26-30, F Dec 21, 2014

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    My husband wants to see his divorce attorney

    today. I am soo incredibly sad and at the same time I am completely void of emotions.....I gave up my life to be with him, I relocated, I gave up seeing my friends and family, I have beeing putting up with his family's hatred towards me for two years, I postponed finishing my...
    Astriabirdy Astriabirdy 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    I've been struggling with my wife's emotional

    affair for a long time. In many ways, it's been her decision that our marriage is an unhappy one. Somewhere along the way she created this fantasy of what a relationship (being in love) means...and she'd rather find that in a fantasy. My counselor agrees with me that this is...
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 21, 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 8 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    Can anyone relate to having a spouse

    who would likely leave if it weren't for the change of lifestyle that would be required?
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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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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    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 such a busy time for my business on the property of our home, it would have been too big of a hassle. So i stayed. I shut myself in the...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F Nov 23, 2014

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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 2 Responses Jan 10

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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 about the past... just how to move forward... seemed nice... and days later ask he had done is play video games. ask day and all night. I am...
    nodbates nodbates 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    I hate my husband. I hate my relationship I

    have with him, we have a 1 year old together and I had to stop everything to be at home. now I have no life no friends, away from family. and I'm only 29.
    Pink85 Pink85 26-30, F 13 Responses Jan 11

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    I am married to a very depressed,

    lying conniving person. My life went downhill since meeting my partner. And just to make him happy, I agreed to start a charity with him. It is imposible to start a charity without money, we have found. Now I am stuck. He has made me part of this charity and made me his superior...
    UnhappyWifeMandy UnhappyWifeMandy 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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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 morning. He told me to wait until after supper. Wft ever, no way would I let him touch me after being so mean.
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Take that Husband! I'm sick today,

    fatigue and nausea, the works. So my H tried to initiate and I flat out told him '*No*. I haven't refused him in quite a while, and he is typically the refuser himself. I was laying on the couch, him on the other and he starts waving his hard-on at me. I do usually get happy...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    I Want Out, But....

    Two years ago my husband betrayed me. The hurt was so deep, my love for him changed and continues to change. I love him for what he is but I don't want to be married to him anymore. I don't believe he loves me as much as he loved the other woman. We moved when he went full...
    jadedkitty jadedkitty 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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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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    How dose it feel when your husband puts you

    last, takes you forgranted? Your needs are the last time he thinks/cares about.
    Pink85 Pink85 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 13

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    If you could love the wrong person

    that much,Imagine how much you could love the right one.
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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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 younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    adeleccaa adeleccaa 26-30, F Dec 21, 2014

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    I Would Like...

    I would like someone to hug me and tell me they are so glad I am a part of their life...I want to be something other than an option..I would like to share my thoughts, fears, dreams and passion with someone that really cared what they were...I'd like to feel the rain on my face...
    sweetpetite68 sweetpetite68 46-50, F 20 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    Society has long become more open to the idea

    of older man - younger woman relationship and older woman - younger man relationship as well. Hollywood has brought in the practice of successful older men looking for younger women. With actresses such as Catherine Zeta Jones marrying Michael Douglas with an age gap of 25 years...
    sarahcc11 sarahcc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    my wife wont stop lying to me.

    I'm incredibly unhappy with our relationship, but I don't want to lose my daughter... My wife is incredibly lazy, she doesn't work, clean, cook, or do anything. My wife has put us through bankruptcy and now is charging up debts again. My wife refuses to find work even though...
    ryartz ryartz 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 2

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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 married for the wrong reasons and am now after twenty five years of feeling like a walking dead person I want to find a way out. I...
    curltwirler curltwirler 41-45 4 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    Completely stuck, drowning,

    no way out type of feeling. I don't love him anymore. I'm not attracted to him anymore. He never grew as a person. I want to be happy. I want to live and enjoy life. I want to go out on a date on a Saturday night. I'm outside alone, sitting under a beautifully lit gazebo...
    PolishedSadness PolishedSadness 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 7, 2014

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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...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 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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    My wife asked me to make a peach cobbler

    tonight. I'm more then happy to make a treat, however I told her that she would have to sit in the kitchen with me and keep me company while I made the cobbler. She can't do that, she's busy paying bills on the couch in the living room with her laptop and the TV on. Are there...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 17 Responses Sep 16, 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 8 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Till death do us part.

    ..... well I feel like I'm dying a little every day, every second of every day my heart breaks. There is nothing left and soon nothing left to feel, cause I'm just left numb from it all. Till eventually you're a shell of the person you once were. Yeah did you ever meet one of...
    blissfulmiss blissfulmiss 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 7, 2014

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    I have been married for 19 years.

    My husband is a good guy. No abuse, good work ethic, affectionate, etc. The problem is I am just not happy anymore. We have very different goals in life. He is positively content with life, very mellow, no real motivation to improve his life in any way, no dreams, goals or...
    vaughng vaughng 46-50, F 12 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    So id like some feedback.

    I feel angry and frustrated but not sure if I'm right in feeling this way. So here goes. My wife and I both work. She works from home and manages the kids schedules. Now I acknowledge that she has her hands full. My job is much more demanding physically and mentally. I work...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Should I Ask Get A Divorce?

    I am contemplating leaving my husband. He is overseas working at the moment & I think that the distance really opened my eyes. We have a whole list of problems. He has hit me before.. actually he hits me every time we have a big argument. I have gained a bit weight since we got...
    unhappyyoungwife unhappyyoungwife 22-25, F 22 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I read an article recently about the turning

    point people had that defined the end of their marriage. I am not saying this is the last straw, but certainly adding to the pile. My wife has been sick the last 2 years, but starting to get better. maybe 75% now. Especially lately, I have been working 2 jobs, trying to be a...
    runnfree runnfree 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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