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I Don't Believe In Marriage Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    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 10 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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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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    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 5

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Never have. I just don't understand why you would need a piece of paper to prove your love to someone, and why should you limit yourself so harshly. If you love someone, decide to...
    girlinwhite girlinwhite 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Now I am going to vent! Yesterday on the current affair was a programme about a "church" whose adherents are meeting in Sydney, the followers come from all over the world to the...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 15 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    i believe only persons who need to be apart of something concrete
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Whenever I express something on fb, or here about problem I'm having or just a bad day, I'm always dreading that one person who is going to say something like "I'll pray for you...
    MammaWolfie MammaWolfie 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    To others also blocked by 'Misreedy', It seems as though Missreedy has had her cage rattled. A deep insecurity, especially if she has blocked vociferous non-believers like me...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Had an experience with this girl who I talked to for about one year and six months, we talked everyday for hours, we wanted to meet in real life. I found a hidden facebook account...
    SpanishCristian SpanishCristian 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I was on my smoke break at work and was chatting the solar system, space travel, ect. I chimed in "I feel that believing in aliens is fun, more fun than believing in ghost...
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Because your best friend could be your enemy the next day. It happened to me once before. Never gonna make that same mistake
    IwasHurtAlot IwasHurtAlot 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    NY Times: ********** not a Crime; Pedos "Deserve Rights"
    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I've trusted the wrong person before.
    XxAlexandriaxX XxAlexandriaxX 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The last time I trusted someone easily was in 7th grade. I had a new friend and I thought they were cool but until they end up hurting me by telling me that they asked out my crush...
    MidnightSadness MidnightSadness 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Honestly it's a GOOD thing to not trust anyone. This day and age no one is trustworthy. (Well barely anyone but there are still some rare gems) Everyone is out for themselves and...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 50 Responses 3 days ago

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    But I want him gone. I don't believe he deserves any happiness, or even calm contentment, after the way he treated me.... I'm STILL waiting with extreme impatience for Karma to...
    AloneInUniverse AloneInUniverse 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Don´t trust too much...don´t believe too much...because all that "too much" can hurt you "so much"...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The weekend was going good until I found out that my M-I-L practised reiki on my son. Something that we don't believe in and don't want her messing with. We were so close to...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have serious trust issues. I know people who just trust immediately. For me, trust is earned. And if you violate it, even tougher to get it back. If you tell me a reason for...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    i don't believe I will make it life. why? nothing means much to me...i know there are days when I have 'bliss' because of distractions, but in the end I can't find meaning in much...
    RedChaplin RedChaplin 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I mean come on their bones are in Museiums and the ground. It has to be Hilarious because their bones are right there.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    No. When someone you love fills your head full of lies, it's hard to know what you can count on.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm in a relationship with a married man who is been in a divorce process for 5years. I don't love him anymore, I'm pretending and tired of pretending. So much has happened, and I...
    Phepheng Phepheng 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My grandma lied about me going to college next year. I trusted her. And now my parents keep asking me to get an eff-ing job. I told them that I'm not ready to get a job. I even...
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    There's no such thing as fate. It's simply a combination of one circumstance with another. And who's it, that creates those circumstances?...
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Soooooo,Hmm(clearing throat) I met a woman in college in 2009 after a breakup with another woman that just up and left me with these words ''Later on in life you'll see that it...
    SchizoEffective6 SchizoEffective6 36-40, M Jun 23

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    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    almost every thing can be explained by science... so there's no place for superior thing
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    Seriously, gravity killed so many people and played a major role in most of disasters. And none trusts a serial killer, right?
    Sleih Sleih 26-30, M Jun 19

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    I trust them very much but at last they showed their true face. It hurts...
    umah1307 umah1307 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Was Noah’s Flood Global? CREATION.com
    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M Jun 17

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    Unless we are talking about my irresistible charm and appearance.
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F Jun 16

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    When it rains it pours. I'm having a very bad day. As if being sad and upset about not speaking with my husband is not enough I had to hear some bad news today, not just one but...
    MsssJ MsssJ 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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