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I Feel Like My Husband Is Holding Me Back From Success

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    Every morning I watch the clock

    and wait for him to go to work so I can start doing something productive with my day. I have recently decided to give up trying to fix his life and I am attempting to worry only about my own actions. That's all I can control right? I'm tired of unsuccessfully dragging him out of...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    He's not my husband yet,

    we are getting married in October, but sometimes I wish we weren't. I'm so torn in my own mind I can't even think. Over the last few years, I've been working really hard on improving myself, I've lost 60 pounds so far, went back to school, became a hard worker and just anything...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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    I Feel Like My Husband Is Ruining My Life By Blocking My Success.

    I feel like my husband is ruining my life because he puts the burden of parenting on me and does NOT share the responsibility of raising our children. I cant work because he refuses to pay childcare and he doesnt want me to work. He wants to control my life and he makes all...
    wifeyof4 wifeyof4 26-30 2 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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