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I Hate Being Married But Love My 2 Kids

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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 1 Response Jun 16

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    has anyone ever felt their spouse is neglectful

    of your kids? my 2 year old has had 3 serious falls under my wife's supervision in the past 2 weeks. Often because she's on her phone. I very gently remind her to keep an eye on him and she explodes at him and I. like its our fault (obviously to get the heat off her). what...
    19justanotherusername80 19justanotherusername80 31-35, M Aug 11

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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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    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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    I made a BIG mistake! I should have never married her, I think we would have been better off as BFFs. I met my wife a few months before my best friend died and I think God sent...
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    It's soul destroying, having committed my everything to someone yet I feel so alone. How can it be that I feel more lonely married than if I was single??
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 9 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I sometimes wonder how my whole life began to crumble. I have it all....money...nice cars....success.....trips...the whole thing but the most important part in life.....desire...a...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    Omg I thought this was just me!
    ohyeahitsmeee ohyeahitsmeee 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    i hate being used.... i hate being lied to... I'm not stupid. .gullible yes...stupid no. if you cant live by the words you speak...please for the love of whomever....keep passing...
    harleyblu73 harleyblu73 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's an oxymoron in itself but I always feel this way, that's why internet friends are sort of cool, I'm alone technically, but never lonely
    nicky411 nicky411 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm being punished for know reason my husband mom got my kids took from me because I married her son and she's can't stand the fact of me being happy so she half to rip...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My head hurts so baddd. I hate being sick 😭😷
    Crazyxxgirl Crazyxxgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    But the women looking hate being committed all the time so good grief!
    poiemajeremiah poiemajeremiah 36-40, M a week ago

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    been single now for almost 3 years. it was awesome when i first started being single. but now, i find myself very lonely at times. life is meant to be shared, i think. any...
    keepinglifesimple2 keepinglifesimple2 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I hate myself. I hate being me. There's nothing good about being me. I wish I was dead. I can't wait till I die.
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I am incredibly sad and lonely. We moved across the country so that we could be near my husband's children and grandchildren. Instead, I've been shunned. I don't know if it's...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    man I hate being judged by people I did 17 years in prison just to get out to go back to do 15 more months in prison I mean I got locked out when I was 15 for assault kidnapping...
    allenmra1 allenmra1 36-40, M 9 Responses Aug 25

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    As a single mom.this is what i came home to: unloading kids_ kids who wemt& put their stuff away& then sat w manners at table & catching mom up on the day..kids who independently...
    mammamialove mammamialove 26-30, F Aug 25

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    if you hate being lied to then why are you so upset when you hear the truth ?
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I used to, now there isn't any more feeling of rage, anxiousness or even hate. Perhaps I'm so accustomed to it, sometimes even countless lies within a day, or mainly because I know...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I usually when I'm tickled I beg the tickler to stop but deep down I love it
    2012rudyc 2012rudyc 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I Hate being around negative people. Maybe it is because I am from Africa and those "big problems" you have is nothing compared to what you should be THANKFULL for!! Ungratefull...
    VuurenMickey VuurenMickey 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    i hate being shy because like, everyone thinks your arrogant and they think that you think you are better than them so that's why you never make eye contact and only talk freely...
    xnikkkix xnikkkix 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Many people, especially ignorant people like my mom, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being...
    shymic shymic 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I can't stand the negative energy. it brings everyone down! I hate being around negative people!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 21

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    I feel very detached from the world
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 20

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    I can't stand it.. It brakes me, it steals my strength! My love for you was bullet proof, but your the one who shot me. Man oh man.. Love it when your boyfriend isn't much for...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I hate my body, hate nearly everything that comes with being female, and I got married. my husband wants kids. I do not. I told him if I had kids, it's because I wanted them. he...
    gingerru gingerru 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    intoalkaseltzer intoalkaseltzer 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I would love to get married one day and have a beautiful baby. my bf said that he is open to getting married again and having more kids. maybe one day he will ask and give me his...
    LadyLyric311 LadyLyric311 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Ive been married for a year and a half to my husband. When we were dating I didn't mind he was previously married but now that we are married I hate being number two like it's bad...
    bchp1963 bchp1963 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I hate being a stay at home mom but at least she has started pre-k now so i get time alone finally! Finally i get some time for myself
    MomOfBurden MomOfBurden 26-30, F Aug 18

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