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I Have a Broken Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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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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    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 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have made the leap from an apparently narcissistic guy into singledom. I tried to leave last year after I found out about an affair, then a one night stand a couple of months...
    wjean71 wjean71 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I tried to tell you in the beginning that I wasn't ready for a relationship. That I need to work on me. Long distance would never work for me... it sucks. I am still grateful for...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Why do men make us women feel so worthless after ending a relationship. I don't know how to feel about men anymore
    laila8925 laila8925 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I realize maybe the only thing I was in love with was the idea of being in love and loved by someone
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Hi everyone, things are going a lot better here. As a reminder my husband has ED and a low T count, so for a long time he didn't have any desire to do anything more than kiss and...
    suburbanmomoftwo suburbanmomoftwo 51-55, F 9 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I think my heart is broken & I don't even know why! I mean maybe I do, maybe a few people have broken it but I push it aside so I don't feel anything, but eventually when I'm all...
    kelaaax3 kelaaax3 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I believe gay marriage are grate to have. And I hope I have a marriage.
    Ashtonlamarthomas Ashtonlamarthomas 16-17, M Jul 2

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    Sort of an update to my situation. But I'm sure it's not anything new to many of us who have been here for a while. For the record, I'm aware of my options, and the following isn't...
    angryspartan angryspartan 36-40, M 11 Responses Jul 18

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    Me and my boyfriend have broken up. I feel so bad I hurt him so much, because I had a dating site and was talking to other people but I was all talk I never cheated or met up with...
    rubina18 rubina18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    So I'm not finding much on here from the refusers perspective but I'll give this a try as I could really use some advice. I have been married for 8 years. We have a marriage that...
    britt48 britt48 26-30, F 31 Responses Jul 14

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    okay so I'm 14 and I have a boyfriend. I have been through a lot in my life, and I am very.. uh.. "cold" towards my family. I started to self harm this year, and I currently go to...
    thestxrysofar thestxrysofar 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    my dilemma for thinking today is.... I am with a man who says he loves me but acts another way... hes out golfing today... but I need to talk to him about our relationship... I...
    VictoriaRRose VictoriaRRose 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Not my first time writing about my condition, and as of right now I am on antibiotics and Humira. Honestly, it doesnt seem to be getting better, its at a complete standstill. idk...
    bel1196 bel1196 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I've had depression and anxiety pretty much my whole life, leading to two hospital stays in my late teens. At that stage it was suspected to be some sort of psychosis, or...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    a lot of people I meet say they have a broken heart because of love.. that's not my case, well part of my case is love, is that I love people too much.. but in return I do not feel...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Summoning Reinforcements - Those of you who have been following my story as I extract myself from the clutches of a sexless marriage know the shame my STBX has been inflicting on...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 19 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Advice for Getting Advice I got this list of "advice for getting advice" in an email today. I thought it would be an excellent thing to share here especially since it's about...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Whenever I look at what is left of my life, I can only see pain, and hate and cruelty. Whenever I think of what I've done, it just seems so insignificant, like it has all just...
    sadnessisbeauty sadnessisbeauty 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    Like a diseased tree, I've cut off the final toxic branches of friendship, which has left me feeling a bit desolate and depleted. I am not talking about online friendships. I'm...
    PlasticRobot PlasticRobot 36-40, F 21 mins ago

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    I don't love, or find my husband physically attractive. If he wanted to end the marriage or find sex elsewhere I would be fine with it. He has said and done things in the past to...
    anniebeme anniebeme 46-50, F 10 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I commend those who do but there's nothing wrong with sex before marriage either.
    fyeahmilfy fyeahmilfy 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am completely devastated and heartbroken. I have a partner, we have been in a relationship for 5 years now and last March, she proposed to me in our holiday trip. It was going...
    Oblivion111 Oblivion111 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for 14 years. It started going down hill within the first year and I knew then something wasn't right. I've poured my heart out to him so many times...
    ABlueChristine ABlueChristine 41-45, F 19 Responses Jun 29

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    The Best of Days; The Worst of Days (Or, Long-Winded Update) I haven't posted much in here in a while, so here's the general update: For those who don't know, I separated from...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 17

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    Okay so I'm not sure If I did but there wasn't a right experience for my case! I have sprained the same foot 3 times before today! So today I was on a rope swing and I tried to...
    pinklover76 pinklover76 16-17, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    So an update is in order, since I have been so lax in my attendance on EP. I am home AGAIN from yet another week away with the kids. Relaxation and rest certainly does wonders...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel that things happen quickly. And that they happen for a reason. Two weeks, wow! A lot has been packed into these last two weeks. First of all, my sister is a lot...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Horrible upon horrible experiences with people who you think are friends but dont really end up being one has gotten me to where I am now. My trust has been broken and I dont know...
    MillerLite86 MillerLite86 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    After 1 failed marriage and 7 broken relationships I am done with telling my tail of a broken heart. It took me 20 years to figure out that we are only as happy as we purpose to be...
    SunsetDaily SunsetDaily 36-40, F Jul 3

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    I always knew I had a big heart but didn't know how big until today after the results of my chest X-Ray. It's not too bad, moderate to medium but doesn't explain why it keeps...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Having emotional scars doesn't mean you've done anything wrong, or that your stupid. It means you told the truth and nobody would believe what you had to say. My emotional scars...
    jetetter jetetter 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    My wife and i have been married 6 years, together 11. For about the last 5. Sex has slowly been tapering off. Now it's about once a month. Awhile ago I figured out she doesn't have...
    jeepers92 jeepers92 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    This brat's life. Part 1 of 2 I will begin this blog by saying up front that I have never been in love like this in my entire life. I found my soul mate and I am crazy head over...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Whoever claims this is guilty of paving the way for pedophiles. Of course love has an age. Of course there is no true love without some maturity. This group is promoting a lie and...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'm sure my parents would have preferred I waited. Hell, I bet they would've preferred not to find out about my first time, but oh well. They still love me, and I don't ever feel...
    redinkblue redinkblue 22-25, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Make love, not war. It's never easy living with others. Whether it's our spouse, partner, stbx, parent, child, or roommate. Here's today's challenge: perform a simple act of...
    livingasme livingasme 46-50, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Whenever people ask me if I am an eldest child I find it hard to answer. If I think about it I'm my mother's 2nd child but my father's eldest daughter and I have half siblings from...
    reezaheartdogs reezaheartdogs 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I love my husband and have no desire for anyone else. But I have outgrown things that he hasn't and I just don't feel I can trust him. When I try to talk to him about my fears he...
    kreativebelle kreativebelle 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm mixed up tonight. I'll start by saying that I've had more sex in the last four months then I did in the previous two years. Sounds impressive on the surface but in reality...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 10 Responses 20 hrs ago

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