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I Don't Know If I Can Fix It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    My Wife Left Me For Someone Else and Now Wants Me Back.

    Any perspective on this disaster would be appreciated.  My wife left me almost a year ago.  We're in our 30s, we've been married 5 years, and have a beautiful 2-year-old.  In short, we had trouble communicating and getting along, she basically alienated most of my...
    Quilumbo Quilumbo 36-40, M 21 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    My Open-marriage I Didn't Know About!!

    I have known my husband for 25 years and been with him 23 1/2 years. We have no children together, but I had a 2 year old son from a previous marriage. I knew we had our issues like anybody else, maybe a little more so because we moved to Kentucky for his job and I have no...
    SherryArnoldTaillie SherryArnoldTaillie 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    We Have Nothing to Fear Except Fear Itself

    I don't know if something can be fixed if it's not really broken. How can something be broken if it never existed in the first place? There is someone who likes me, i now he does, but I completely screwed it up. For nine months we passed each other and never said a word. He...
    maddhatter maddhatter 18-21, F Jun 21, 2008

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    A Letter To My Husband Part 1

    Are you a good man that made a mistake? It has been exactly 17 days since I felt that sinking feeling. The feeling that tells me that you are betraying me. I wish that I felt like celebrating; I wish that I felt that things were getting better. Instead, I feel nervous-as if I'm...
    4purrfectdarkness 4purrfectdarkness 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Incompadability

    I like sex, all the time. Love passion and mixing things up, never have a favorite anything for long. Husband does not. Once or twice a week is enough. Works with what works before, no passion and no novelty needed. I know sex isnt everything, but I get angry or depressed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    I'm starting to fall apart. I can feel my integrity break. I can feel my mind is unable to focus anymore. I really don't know what's going to happen when I come undone.
    KevinAMillan KevinAMillan 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    this is going to be one of those brittany rants that i'm not going to filter and make pretty. if you like pretty, then stop reading. THE SAME WAY THAT IF YOU ONLY LIKE PRETTY GIRLS...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I don't know anything. I can't figure out anything. I don't know what I want, who I want, where I want to go. I am breathing, existing, taking up space. But that's all. Oh - but i...
    ecress ecress 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I can't help but compare myself to others. My friends are more than just full time students. Here I am at home, still living with my parents, gaming, hardly a social life and no...
    ikg00 ikg00 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I have recently found myself in a place where I don’t know anymore. I constantly feel like a failure. I feel like I can’t do anything right. I mess up everything. I can’t...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I started university september 2013 and shortly before that I'd looked online to find other people who were going to be going to the same one, and started talking to a boy who I'll...
    apismellifera4 apismellifera4 18-21, T Mar 15

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    I recently married my husband back in 2014, and yes I knew what I was getting myself into when we got married. His mother lives with him, and I total understand she is because she...
    Loveis0 Loveis0 22-25, F Mar 17

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    This life wow! I just don't know what I feel anymore. I just know I'm tired. I have these dreams of driving through the country air. Fresh and beautiful trees. Green pretty grass...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F Mar 18

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    First post. Hello. I am 22 and I'm a uni student with an over-zealous mother. And by over-zealous I mean 'constantly interfering with my life and making me feel worse about myself...
    iNeedSpace iNeedSpace 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I honestly don't know who I am. I can't make long lasting decisions. I don't know what I want to do with life. I don't know what hobbies i want to do. I'm confused about my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 8

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    Sometimes I don't know what I'm doing in life. I just can't get up enough motivation to do the things I want/ need to do no matter I talk about doing. Part of be gets really...
    Blessedbyfae Blessedbyfae 22-25, F Mar 17

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    In fact, the more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. I only speak one language reasonably well, with a basic grasp of two more and novelty phrases in perhaps a half dozen...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    My brother keeps on hitting me and hurting me lately. I know that he has done it all my life but now I cant stand it. I cant cope with the pain it causes. I really want to leave...
    oceaneyes97 oceaneyes97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I’m at a crossroads. I have been with my husband for 10 years; married for half of that time. We had years of bliss. We met in college and grew together. We loved each other...
    lostinthemountains lostinthemountains 26-30, F a week ago

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    I just don't know how to start to live life alone.far away,without the people who can hurt me. I just don't know if its still possible to start all over again and make only good...
    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am 17 years old and I don't know what I want to do with my life. Even though I know I shouldn't compare myself to others, I know that most of my classmates already know what they...
    Jasliet Jasliet 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    There's always an undertone of melancholy within me. Sometimes I can feel the beauty in it, enjoy it. But most of the time it feels heavy. Maybe it depends on my sensitivity, I don...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I don't know if I want kids and it freaks me out. My s/o wants kids some day. But he always knows that I'm not sure if I do. I guess I've been waiting for something to sway me one...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    My wife and I had a good talk today. She told me one of her friends is getting divorced, largely due to her (female) friend's infidelity towards their husband. Their marriage is...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Sometimes I want new friends when I can't see what's good with the old. Sometimes I wonder why I can't get a boyfriend. Then when I'm actually get one I don't need one. ETC ETC ETC...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F Mar 16

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    A girl here keeps getting at me. She makes remarks about my cousin, how I deserved what I did to me, and that I shouldn't have got him put in prison for it. But then also comments...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I just confused, unorganised, and extremely exhausted. There is a lot of uni work to be done, but I just can't do it. I get distracted and put it aside, telling myself to do it...
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    What if I am still in love with my ex that I broke up with 4 years ago and I'm too proud to admit it to him? I have dated in that time. I've done a lot in that time. Including...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I I keep getting on here hoping that I'll see something or talk to someone, and that I'll recognize what I'm searching for when I see it. I don't know what I'm looking for. I don...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I've been with him for four years, we were planning on getting married in July of this year but three days ago he went to the gym and this guy that works at the clinic told him I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12

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    That's what she said, but that's besides the point. I don't know if its my iPad or the MeToo app, but I haven't been able to open the damn thing. Access through the Mac is far...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am really concerned about my parents. They seem to be fighting all of the time, and they're always angry. I don't know how to help them, and I really wish I could. I know I am...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I've never been in love or in an actual relationship. I know what love from my family feels like but from a stranger? I don't know I've just never had that feeling.
    Marytiredofbeingordinary Marytiredofbeingordinary 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I am no longer sure if I still am in love with him or just comfortable and love him like a bestfriend. If I leave him I don't have much family and the ones I have I'm not really...
    kclayne kclayne 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 11

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    My husband hides me from his family. We are married for two years now. He has not told them that he's married nor have I met any of his family. He talks to them over the phone and...
    superbev superbev 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I don't know what happened to me ? 5 months ago something happened that changed my life forever. I met Chris. Being as naive and innocent as I was, I trusted a stranger with no...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    i'm kinda scared of us breaking up.. were 14 and 15 and having a baby... but don't want his support as a friend i want his support as a boyfriend.. someone that will love me and...
    xxsanekittenxx xxsanekittenxx 13-15, F Mar 16

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    Every month, about the same time too, I get these incredible urges to shop for high heels, dresses, lingerie and kinkier things. After shopping and spending money I don't have, I...
    CDtvhhbs CDtvhhbs 46-50, T 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm 20 years old and to this day I still don't know what loving someone is... I have never had a girlfriend I have never felt like I connected with someone all I've ever known is...
    TheLynxx TheLynxx 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I think I am a bad person. After 10 years of working jobs that have made me unhappy (and I have self medicated with alcohol) my husband has finally given me the chance to work on...
    Aspell Aspell 31-35 a week ago

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    Am Smart Enough to Know I Don't Know It All
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    I'm currently on vacation and I don't know what to do,I don't want to be stuck at home sitting in front of my laptop or desktop all day like a lazy couch potato I want to be active...
    DepressedAngell DepressedAngell 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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