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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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    aurismith aurismith 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I grew up in a happy family, my parents loved each other so much; they still do, I have always longed for someone who respected and loved me that much. My husband is so against...
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    Been married for 15 years with a little boy 5. Was together for 7 years prior to that. He's not a bad guy. He can be thoughtful, kind and generous at Birthdays etc. I am so lonely...
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    Hello all, Ok my marriage needs to END. I'm honestly going nuts with her . We have tried to work things out nothing works . It's been 12 years of hell with her . We are absolutely...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 7

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    I have been married for just short of 5 years. We have a beautiful 1 year old child who I live and breathe for. We met when I was 19 and he was 22. We dated and got married when I...
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    I've been married for 1 year and We have a 4 month old baby. I'm so miserable in this marriage and I have no one to talk to. I always have to pretend to society (family, friends...
    Honeymonster27 Honeymonster27 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    Had first marriage counseling appointment. She believes our problems are fixable, I'm not so sure. I didn't get into detail about our main problem, but I believe I said enough to...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Had first marriage counseling appointment. She believes our problems are fixable, I'm not so sure. I didn't get into detail about our main problem, but I believe I said enough to...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    this is my marriage in a nutshell: my husband spends more than what we make and i worry about keeping us afloat. we are always late on the rent, have outstanding tax and medical...
    baconisthetruth baconisthetruth 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 20

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    I grew up in from an abusive family and It was difficult for me to have friends due to trust issues,I dont have self confidence at all and I surrendered to an Idea that nobody will...
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I feel so alone in my marriage. Last weekend I was off and had made plans to meet friends at a show - I know everyone playing in the band, and several folks buying tickets. I had...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 4

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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...
    yespleaseMrDarcy yespleaseMrDarcy 36-40, F 14 Responses Apr 5

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    I need advice please!! So i have been married for 3 years and have a dauther so separating is not that easy, and bot what i want So... Im upset about my marriage, a lot And my...
    Liz890 Liz890 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I feel guilty and conflicted for getting into a marriage for the wrong reasons and not having any feelings or emotions for this person I thought things would be different and I...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 10

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    You're unhappy being with me and having me in your life. I'm unhappy that you're unhappy being with me and having me in you're life.
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I have found a way to keep going in a bad marriage for the purpose of raising our two kids. They are 7 and 9. I'm 51 and I'm concerned that I will be too old to find a partner "on...
    thesunalsorises thesunalsorises 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Throughout all of history no society ever accepted marriage to be between two people of the same gender. There were plenty of societies that practiced polygamy and polyandry or a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    After today, I can't wait to be alone again in my own world--not worrying about other people or other things, just me. Being selfish like that wouldn't be that bad. For the least...
    hastycrew hastycrew 22-25, F Apr 5

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    yes , i am unhappy right now. i don't even know why !
    nice80 nice80 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    its good to see I'm not alone in feeling this way. it's sad people who judge and don't understand that being alone is a choice made by myself when I realized that I am much happier...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 19

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    I fear that I am meant to be alone and unhappy anyways.. At this moment I feel more confused than ever and have no idea which way to go.. Which way is up..
    HealingSadness HealingSadness 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Over the last two centuries, women began to rebel against their God given design as a helper for man and began to demand marriages that removed all roles. Instead of women acting...
    biblicalgenderroles biblicalgenderroles 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I got out. Best decision of my life. Every situation is different, and ending a marriage (particularly when there are children involved, which there are for me) is a serious...
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    I have made mistakes in my marriage. I worked too many hours and traveled over 100 days out of the year. I always was supportive. I tool an interest in my wife's activities and...
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    It's not unusual for my Husband to be physically affectionate. We have a very close, very loving marriage. We're soul-mates who have been married 24 years (I'm 42, he's 52). He...
    xxLionessxx xxLionessxx 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    These days marriage is nothing but a legal document that gives you the power to take what isn't yours if you file for a divorce. Marriage is just a label that people think will...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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