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I Hate Being Married But Love My 2 Kids

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    Marriage Sucks.

    I've been married for 16 years and have two beautiful kids. My husband is a big load of no help. Not wih cooking, not with cleaning, and hardly ever with the kids. He is the type of man that approaches me when the kids are in the tub and I'm doing dishes and asks me what else I...
    16awfulyears 16awfulyears 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    I Question It Everyday

    Some days I love being married..... other days I hate it.  And I hate the constant back and forth, rollercoaster ride.   When I was single life was one big crazy but fun rollercoaster ride.   Howver I ventually outgrew all that, wanted a simpler, calmer, more stable life...
    hiredhelp hiredhelp 36-40, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    If I Only Knew What I Know Now

    I know we shouldn't regret the things we've done in life. Well, this is one regret...marrying the man in the living room. I should've listened..I could've listened and I would've listened knowing what i know now. I have two sons that i love with my life and thank God for having...
    canionero25 canionero25 31-35 4 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    I Want Out Of My Marriage...

    I’m 24 and my husband is 26. We’ve been together for 5 years married 11 months. We have a 3 year old girl. We planned to get married a year before I found out I was pregnant. When I fell pregnant we postponed to have the baby first (financial issues). We’re both working and...
    sssy sssy 22-25 May 20, 2012

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    I Hate Him, Specifically

    Being married is work, I know that and have worked my *** off for 14 years to try to have a happy marriage, and a normal happy family for my kids, but he just will not let that happen. He tells me I am stupid and an idiot on almost a daily basis, even though I am sure enough of...
    Michiganmom Michiganmom 46-50, F 8 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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    I Hate Being Married

    after 36 years of married life i cant stand it anymore Just the sound of her voice send shivers up my spine. we dont have anything in common
    ddaley ddaley 56-60 6 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Don't Love Him Or Like Him

    I ASK MYSELF OVER AND OVER AGAIN WHY DID I GET MARRIED?  I ALREADY HAD TWO CHILDREN WHEN WE MET, THAN HAD TWO MORE WITH HIM. PERHAPS  I THOUGHT I WOULD HAVE A BETTER LIFE BEING MARRIED BUT BOY WAS I WRONG.  PERHAPS I'M STAYING BECAUSE OF THE CHILDREN AND I DON'T HAVE THE...
    nikkisall nikkisall 31-35 5 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    We have been married

    for 5 years but together for 12 years. We have 2 wonderful kids but I hate being stuck in this one way marriage. He hasn't worked in almost 5 years. I work 45-50 hours a week and then on my days off I have to clean the entire house because he won't get off his *** and even do...
    NoelleRose NoelleRose 36-40, F Jun 16

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    If I Only Knew What I Know Now

    I know we shouldn't regret the things we've done in life. Well, this is one regret...marrying the man in the living room. I should've listened..I could've listened and I would've listened knowing what i know now. I have two sons that i love with my life and thank God for having...
    canionero25 canionero25 31-35 3 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    This Faker For 8 Yrs

    I married a man I dated for 8 yrs. I got pregnant and thought "we dated this long were having a baby why wouldn't we get married? Especially since he strongly believes in it and comes from a happy home! Well boy oh boy was I the fool! This bum *** loser has no job smokes weed...
    shootmefirst shootmefirst 26-30 2 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    Im Over It

    I have been married for almost 15 years...and i hate it i dont hate him we are just so different he is 13 years older,i thought i was doing the right thing i got preg at 16 and wanted a better life for my kids than i had growing up with 2 alcoholics...he made me feel safe,i know...
    brandishell brandishell 31-35 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    He Promised He'll Help..

    It's my second marriage.. I should have known better..  My first marriage.. We left it on a good note..  A mutual agreement.  I should have known better than to just jump into another one.. Shame on me. My new husband..  Sure.. We were in love.. Or lust.. One...
    JULIET2009 JULIET2009 26-30 2 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 5 days ago

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    I enjoy being along but that's just b/c I hate the vast majority of people! Wise up and chill out you fools! You suck! So, yeah, I get lonely. Every now and then there's some folks...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I do like being alone, but then another part of me is terrified by it! And I’ve been left alone for a very long time. Even when there are people around me, I still feel...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T a week ago

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    My mom is always on her cellphone and never shows interest in what I want to tell her!!
    niklee86 niklee86 26-30, F Jun 23

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    I get grouchy or I'll laugh a lot and just... Yeah
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    I hate being lied to if I ask something just be honest that is all
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    First, I would like to say that I wish I had found this group prior to even getting involved with a man with kids!!! I would have ran so fast the other way. I'm 36...I have a...
    Dddsss123 Dddsss123 36-40 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Last night I got a babysitter for the kids so we could go on a date. This happens maybe 4-5 times a year. I thought it would be a good idea to go to the beach we hung out at in...
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    We only got married in March and we're already separated my life sucks
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    so yesterday, I was messaged by a guy saying he was new to EP, so I said welcome, told him how much I loved EP... usual small talk. Then he messaged me "wtf!!!! you're all...
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