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I Don't Believe In Marriage Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    I Have Become Cynical

    I feel resentful because I have lost faith and hope in marriage. I am in a lonely, unhappy marriage and its made me cynical which I hate. When I see couples getting married I always either think don't bother! Or if I'm feeling a bit more positive that day I hope that they are...
    Lilacpearl Lilacpearl 31-35, F Sep 19, 2013

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    It's a Damn Trap!

    I literally just heard a woman I work with say "It's more expensive to get a divorce than it is to get married"  Amen sister!! I sat and watched the church I grew up in marry children (20 year olds) off just so they wouldn't have pre-marital sex! That's a crock of...
    PinUpPaige PinUpPaige 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Marriage Isn't For Everyone

    The worst experience in my life was my parent's divorce.  Don't get me wrong, they needed to get divorce, but the divorce itself was this four year process of backstabbing and constant crying.  Imagine being 11 years old and the only adult in a triangle relationship...
    SINATRA78 SINATRA78 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Too Much Pain

    so many marriages end in divorce... both of my parents parents got divorced, now my parents are on their way to divorce... my bf's parents got divorced... there is so much pain in marriage, so much pressure. i dont think marriage stands for what it used to anymore, i dont really...
    Phasmid Phasmid 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    In Love With A Non-believer....

    My boyfriend and I have been together for over 2 years. He has been married and divorced twice and I have once. We both have children from our previous marriages - his live with the ex wives and mine are grown and gone. I love him in a way that I have never loved before. I...
    zaneselle zaneselle 41-45, F Apr 10, 2012

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    Used to think i was going to meet a perfect

    girl, someone i wanted to spend the rest of my life with. Used to think i'd get married and everything will be just fine, but that bubble burst a while ago. I've seen many marriages, not one genuinely 'happy'. Sure the ones i'd call successful are the ones that stick together...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    A Man On His Deathbed...

         ... made one final dying request of his wife.     "Darling, promise me you'll marry Andrew after I'm gone." he said.     "Of course honey, anything you want," his wife replied, "but I thought you hated Andrew."     With his last dying breath her husband said...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 25, 2011

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    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 5

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    If You Are Thinking About It...don't Do It, Just Don't Do It

    We have all been there, some of us are still wading in it's trenches. You meet a man/woman, the biology of the situation kicks in, you feel the warm fuzzies, you think you want this forever. Let me tell you folks on the fence some real ish, people don't stay the same forever...
    Earthwalker4 Earthwalker4 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2012

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    No - I Don't Believe It Is For Me -- Ever

    Some people are the marrying type, some are not.  I am trying to end a really bad relationship with my husband. It's been an emotional roller coaster.     I did believe .. once. I don't anymore.  I won't again.  I know that some...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    Joined This Group Ages Ago And It'S Still True

    Marriage can be so good. Someone has committed to having your back, and you theirs... that is supposed to be how it works. I’ve been married twice and divorced twice, so it obviously didn’t work that way for me. I had really high hopes especially the second time, and I...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    I just recently found out

    that my husband is talking to several women online....in a very sexual way. He apologized and regrets it.... We talked it out and want to grow from that experience but I honestly feel so betrayed that this thought started to shape inside of me that I don't really believe in...
    Brownie27 Brownie27 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    I am an atheist and completely rule out the possibility of a god. I see absolutely no evidence for a God, so that equates to 0% of my belief. If you're like; 'You don't have...
    valldos valldos 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I can't trust someone easily since I was betrayed by my ex-best friend in high school. Since then, trusting people hasn't been easy for me. Trusting someone just seems so hard...
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    as if every word that comes out of their mouth is from God. i believe in reading the Bible if you want and know the truth for yourself. i just am in a very irritable mood, and i...
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    I don't believe in God and I feel good about that.
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    i find it really hard to trust people anymore. ive been through so much with people. only had a handful of friends in my life and when they turn on you for some reason or just push...
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    After everything my father and stepfather have put me through as well as the kids at school, I don't know how to let anyone in. When I do I always regret it right away! I push...
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