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I Have a Broken Marriage

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    So Lost....

    I am 36 yrs. old and a father of two.  Two wonderful boys aged 14 and 7.  Their mother and I have been seperated for 5 mos. now.  We were married for 15 yrs.  She cheated on me with a "friend" of mine.  I found out in Jan. of this year and I panicked and went into protection...
    discolover discolover 36-40, M 8 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    Depressed

    My husband is pretty much told me that " I love you but im not in love with you anymore" Whatever he did was just go with the flow He doesnt wanna connect with me anymore There are no romance moment or love time for me anymore He has no interested in me Im really depressed tired...
    trinhevans trinhevans 22-25, F Aug 3, 2013

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    Happy Yet Sad Ending

    I am married for about 5 months. My husband and I got married last March 19, 2011. It was a parental arrangement. Both our parents have decided for us to be together. As woman, I was very hesitant entering into marriage, but since it was a decision from my parents especially from...
    Eureka85 Eureka85 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    What do I do. My marriage is broken my husband

    doesn't want to talk to me. All because we don't know how to communicate with each other. We fight all the time is crazy but I don't want to lose him.
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    It's hard to stay in a positive mindset

    when everything around me is crumbling. All I have going good right now is my job, my school and my 2.5 year old daughter. The relationship with her father (my husband) no longer exist since the separation and things are even getting better, me and him fight every time we see...
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Why Me!!!!

    I thought I had the perfect marriage until about five years ago.  The love of my life decided to choose his wild lifestyle with his druggie friends than his own wife and kids.  I feel all alone in this world because my best friend of 18 yrs  deserted me for reasons...
    caluv2000 caluv2000 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    Where To Start

    There are lots of problems.  Every time I try to fix one, it feels like there is always something else wrong.  It is a lot like my 1966 pick up.  Nothing worked the way it should, but it kept on working.  I wish that I could fix my marriage.  I have tried, but I don't...
    MstuckF MstuckF 31-35, T 3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Karianne6614 Karianne6614 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So me and my boyfriend are living together and we have argued a lot already and we have broken up. Honestly I believe it's a bunch of communication and trust issues and honestly I...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    dadonthesofa dadonthesofa 46-50, M 16 Responses Sep 9

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    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F Aug 26

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It took 27 years to finally find a word for her type of crazy. I was the golden child up until I decided to rebel against her. She never let me out of the house to go to friends...
    DAWNOFUNSAID DAWNOFUNSAID 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I believe that it takes a lot of patience to continue to feel ignored, feel less then a equal partner, and not have our sexual desires fulfilled. I believe that marriage is a...
    kay0122 kay0122 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    As is the case with many ILIASM folks in OppositeLand, my regret about my marriage is that I waited so long to divorce. "HuffPost Divorce readers share the biggest regret they...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I am going to tell how trying to keep my husband in a sexless marriage turned into a terror. When my husband came back from the military his father and other wanted me to assist in...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    These are just random thoughts of mine recently as I have gone about my journey. Probably not very clear, so apologies if its a rough read:) My divorce was absolutely the hardest...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I don't just live in a sexless so-called marriage. I live in a dead and humiliating marriage. It's never been any more than what it is now. I need to learn to see my spouse as he...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 10 Responses Sep 1

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    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
    trinmir trinmir 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    So... I've been having an affair for about 5 months now.. He said the "L" word first sometime back ... I said it back... he has taken care of me when I needed to be... driving me...
    caressablecat caressablecat 51-55, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    1RedKing 1RedKing 41-45, M 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 7

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    Hello friends, It has been a long while since I have come onto this site. Last October, nearly a year ago now, my ex and I started the divorce process. We had separated, which...
    DancingFire DancingFire 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 8

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    My wife of 3 1/2 years wants a divorce and she is actually going through it. Both of us are in the military and she has been in korea since June while I'm at the state side. The...
    brokenheartedagain44 brokenheartedagain44 41-45, M 10 Responses Sep 8

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    The lord is close to the brokenhearted. He saves those whose spirits have been crushed. Psalm 34:18
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    The lord is close to the brokenhearted. He saves those whose spirits have been crushed. Psalm 34:18
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