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I Am Unhappy In My Marriage

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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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    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 15 Responses Sep 16, 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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    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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    My husband and i have been going through a

    rough patch and he told me he never loved me until we got married (jan 2015) and he keeps meeting his ex and she got in touch with me and now we talk. I feel so ****, he treated her way better. Im so stuck. Like i cannot leave this marriage because on my wedding day i promised...
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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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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    Over the last week or

    so I have decided I want to end my marriage. Each day that passes makes me more resolved to do so. I just need to find the moment to tell my husband. There's never a good time for this sort of conversation but some are better than others. I know he'll be gutted but it's the...
    yespleaseMrDarcy yespleaseMrDarcy 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 5

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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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    Ok so i was stalking my husbands ex on

    instagram. She posted a pic with him from 2009 and she posted this 1 week ago. Should i be concerned. And she doesnt have him on instagram.
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 28

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So i've posted about this before.

    My husband keeps sending my money to overseas when im trying to save and pay my university fees. I work part time and earn $800 fortnightly. My husband just wants to send it to his parents to pay of their loans. Its very irritating because I literally had 7 cents in my card...
    Anotherfrustratedgirl Anotherfrustratedgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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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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    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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    sadsoul1975 sadsoul1975 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 10

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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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    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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    My daughter has a few girls

    that she brings over to the house often. The girls trust me and talk to me about things. One friend recently told me that her mom started sleeping on the couch. And that her parents aren't speaking to one another. Knowing all too well what thats like I felt for her. Not because...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 24 Responses Feb 21

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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 21 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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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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    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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    It is so easy to get caught up in the day to

    day stuff. There is so much to do around the house, with the boys, for my job. My life just seems to be easier when I don't think about what I need or want. Honestly, I can't think about being unhappy without thinking about how selfish I am. I have two amazing kids and a good...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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