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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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    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 3 Responses Jun 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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    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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    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 1 Response 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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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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    My husband is such a liar. I can't stand being married. He is selfish and inconsiderate. If it wasn't for the kids, I would be driving to the divorce attorney's office today. Ugh...
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    Omg if only i could turn back time, i would never have married my husband and realize that i dont like living with his kids. It was just the two of us when we got married but then...
    miserylovescompany1981 miserylovescompany1981 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am married to a wonderful husband and father of my children. I couldn't ask for more. But I am madly in love with another man. He's been an acquaintance of ours for over 20 years...
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    I am married, but I feel so distant from my wife. Our relationship seems so forced. She gets upset when she has to tell me to do things around the house, but doesn't see it strange...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 7 Responses Sep 9

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    I hate it, I hate being lied to, I mean it. So since I don't trust anyone, the good thing for me that I have found out is just don't f****** care about it. Because It's gonna hurt...
    LuckyLam LuckyLam 18-21, T 2 Responses Sep 21

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    SweetHugs SweetHugs 41-45, M 13 hrs ago

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    I hate being in a house with a woman who's supposed to be my companion but more of a roommate! The passion is gone. The warmth is gone. The companionship is gone. All there is are...
    SweetHugs SweetHugs 41-45, M 13 hrs ago

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    I hate being sick. Now for some reason, I've been sick (cold, flu) for past two weeks. It's so horrible. I've been few days at work and tried to live my life, but it just doesn't...
    ddaa0 ddaa0 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I really hate being tickled.... I get violent. I literally have hurt people for tickling me. Not on purpose! But if you tickle me expect my physical reaction to be a punch, a kick...
    dazikame79 dazikame79 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    justashyguy87 justashyguy87 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I hate being bored stuck in a big city no friend hear and don't know what to do. why did I move?
    num1nat num1nat 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I. Hate. Being. Sick. Ughh 😞 it sucks /:
    TakeMeAway15 TakeMeAway15 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really hate being shy and it's annoying. I really can't stand my ground that much and Im shy in front of the classroom giving a speech or something like that. I wish I wasn't...
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    I hate you, Then I love you...Then I hate you, Then I love you more. I'm sick of the emotional roller coaster. You drive me mad! I hate that I love you! I try to stop and I seem to...
    alwayswantingmore78 alwayswantingmore78 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Starting to feel like a horrible person! A little info on my situation - I am not married. I couldn't actually.. When he proposed I said that we need to do what's best for the...
    patientlove patientlove 22-25 5 Responses Sep 21

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    Kids movies these days have awesome morals. We watched The Boxtrolls today and loved it. It was unique, not being Disney or Hollywood, a nostalgic style claymation film full of...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    This isn't my natural state. It's like every day is Halloween. Everyone's in their costumes. I seem to be sewn into mine. But everyone else seems to be enjoying the party, or they...
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    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Sep 11

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    My wife no longer loves me, no matter what I do she always see problems with everything. Besides, she has someone else to love now... I love my kids and I still love her, but...
    xmhm xmhm 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 30

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    I have been married 10 yrs.. And have never felt soooo alone . My heart craves for the love and tenderness from my spouse but it's never there. We never do anything together...
    MandLLS MandLLS 41-45, F 12 Responses Sep 8

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    Searching these posts for help winning back my wife. I have failed my my wife. It took an entire year for me to be able to admit that or even see it. For the last year it's been...
    TonyM323 TonyM323 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Looks like he wants a divorce. The drinking got really bad after we moved down by his family he wasn't spending any time with the kids and I was working 12 hour shifts, while...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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