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I Escaped An Unhappy Marriage

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    i very gradually realised how squashed i was in my marriage,my husband would :take care: of that.. which at first i found lovely but soon realised it was actually a control thing. I went from being a feisty young lady to a lady who earned well and handed over every penny.I used...
    dirtylaugh dirtylaugh 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 26 Responses a week ago

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    i m unhappy with my husband who beats me and tortures me when i m jobless.
    sesir sesir 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    i m unhappy with my husband who beats me and tortures me when i m jobless.
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    So we are down to about once a month. There are lots of reasons why. Al of which logically seem ok. Still breastfeeding, but she wants to stop. Has wanted to stop with our...
    Alohaguy Alohaguy 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    I read about so many women on here that are unhappy in their marriage. They say their husbands are not interested in them and just sit around doing nothing about it. Wow... here...
    Allen54 Allen54 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    There's absolutely no point to it. First, I abhor the idea of getting any sort of government involved in personal relationships. Who was the first person to suggest that anyway...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    I am neither happy or unhappy but i am thankful. My life is far from perfect, but for now, it works. I use to complain a lot about what i felt i needed from my marriage, but...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Sometimes I feel like since he doesn't even sleep with me, I should never be talked down to. He should be 100% kind to me. I feel so intolerant. I'm wishing I was not in a...
    caddriss caddriss 36-40, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Tuesday my wife and I begin talking to a marriage counselor. I have an appt next week with the lawyer to advise if I should move out and how to protect my share of the marital...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    It's not that I don't love my wife and son. I can't imagine my life without them. I still feel very confined, however, by the social and legal pressures that come with having a...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M Jan 31

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    My story: married after college at 22. Divorced at 28 with 2 kids. We were kids ourselves and he was an alcoholic with character issues. Put myself thru grad school and married...
    Lonely2222 Lonely2222 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    It is been three months since I married to my husband. He is overseas and work overseas and I always had this feeling that his x-wife is at his home since I came back. We talked...
    suffer15 suffer15 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    okay. I just had THEE BEST IDEA to me, might not say much I don't have a lot of ideas worth writing down lol. My marriage sucks is depressing n itis what is. I'm inly half of the...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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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...
    redpelican redpelican 31-35, F 25 Responses Feb 17

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    I know the simple answer to a unhappy relationship is to just break up, call it quiets and walk away but I wish it was as simple as just saying it. I've been in a relationship with...
    MadameBloodLust MadameBloodLust 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I want to leave this world now **** everything is getting to hard for me I was happy and now everyone had to make me all unhappy idk what to do anymore ugh I try to be happy on...
    lavl lavl 13-15, F Feb 12

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    God, I'm so unhappy. This is so draining and tiring. My parents will be the death of me.
    imtired123456789 imtired123456789 22-25, F Feb 17

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    im lying in the dark under the covers so I can get away from the silence and crying and depression that comes after I tell him I'm unhappy (again). today we've been together for 4...
    leeniebubbles leeniebubbles 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I enjoy my own company and am quite resilient, I almost always have a project on the go. Getting the balance right matters. I know when I need to socialise with a friend or lover...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It is the middle of the night and I have just been rejected again last night. Today, my wife flies overseas for 2 weeks and she does not show the slightest inclination to have even...
    Sub305k Sub305k 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    now that im turning 26 i cant help but thinking of whats ahead for those of us who are almost 30. oh man its so scary to think that as we get older the option of marriage comes...
    Angel021389vancouver Angel021389vancouver 26-30, F Feb 9

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    I kind of regret getting married. *The crazy thing is one of the most disturbing nightmares I ever had was while I was in my teens, and it was about me marrying a decent man who...
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I don't believe in sex before marriage. I am a Christian and I truly believe that sex is a gift from God that is intended to bring a husband and wife closer together. Whether you...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am a male who has been married for 11 years, we have a nine year old son and i have ruined our marriage through my jealous behaviour. I have moved out for the second time so we...
    sema4444 sema4444 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm wondering about marriage in general. What is it? Why is it necessary? I've been exploring myself, my flaws and attributes. Been looking at my life, my relationships and the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 13

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    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    zodiac79 zodiac79 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Marialz Marialz 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 6

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    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    skinnert1 skinnert1 26-30, M Feb 14

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    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    unbuckle21 unbuckle21 61-65 Feb 19

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    Kylamama518 Kylamama518 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Never imagined myself posting in this section but here goes. So I've been married over 12 years now and to be honest after reading all the stories here, I wouldn't say I have a bad...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    My refuser wife is trying to be more social/friendly with me. Today she pulled out our photo albums searching of pictures of us when we were younger. I took my wedding ring off...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The cure to sexless marriage is marriage-less sex!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sexless marriage is a sense-less marriage.
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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