I Have Lost Respect For My Spouse

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    I Know I Am Hurting My Husband, But I Don't Know What Else To Do.

    I have been with my husband for 10 years and married for 8.  We have two precious little boys, 4 and 5.  Unfortunately, three months ago, I asked him to move out of the house.  The truth is, I had been miserable for much, much longer but didn't want to hurt him...
    maximom maximom
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 4, 2009

    Can There Be Love Without Respect?

    I got married when I was 18. I was pregnant, and my parents gave me two options: Get married, or have your child adopted. I got married. We only had this one child. For some reason, I could never fall pregnant again. At the age of seventeen, our only child died. At the time, the...
    molb molb
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2012

    Wrong Choices

    I have been in my second marriage for 21yrs.I married a man that I thought would make a great husband and father,but he has turned out to be neither.He is lazy,has no intrest in improving himself,and blames everyone but the mailman for all his failures.His brother and sisters are...
    sixtimemom sixtimemom
    1 Response Jul 12, 2009

    Can I Ever Get It Back?

    My husband and I have been married for 7 1/2 years and have two beautiful girls, ages 5 and 3.  I married my husband because he was a fundamentally good person, an honest man, and I knew he would be loyal and faithful.  He has been all of those things. The time we...
    monimoni monimoni
    41-45, F
    21 Responses Dec 6, 2007

    Seeking The Advice Of More Experienced Women

    Hello there! I have just broken up a relationship of 4 years -on and off- with my boyfriend, who was also my best friend. I miss him terribly right now but feel i have made the right decision "rationally". I would really appreciate it if you could read this and forward your...
    aolya aolya
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2011

    Can't Take No More!!

    Husband is a child in a man's body. He finally went back to work after almost a year of being unemployed. He gets paid and go out smoking crack and drinking. He bought food for the house, which came up to $39& he complained about that. He didn't want to buy groceries cus he was...
    mayvee mayvee
    36-40, F
    Jun 1, 2012

    I'm Losing Respect For My Husband

    I've been married for almost a year in a half and things that I've told my husband because hEs also my friend, he throws in my face when we have an argument. We just had a bAby 2 months ago, his first and my fourth. He told me somethings that I thought he would never say that's...
    Kristina31 Kristina31
    Oct 23, 2011

    My Husband Hasn't Contributed Financially To Our Marriage, And I've Lost Respect

    Since the very beginning of our relationship, my very well-educated and intelligent husband hasn't contributed financially to our marriage. When we were engaged, he was unemployed. He didn't want to take a part-time job to offset his expenses while he looked for a job. He burned...
    gnstsdmp gnstsdmp
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2011

    I Can't Respect My Husband

    I just recently found out that my husband has put us in financial ruins (over 150k). He has always handled the finances and I have always taken care of everything else, kids, social schedule, home, etc., an agreement we made when we got married. He makes a good living and i...
    asad1 asad1
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2011

    My husband and I have been married

    for 9 years. We have 2 kids, one 8 and the other 4. We met at work, he worked in one dept. and me in another. He was in sales and I was in customer service, so he made a little more than me. We always seem to bump heads during smoke breaks and quickly became friends. Right away...
    joyless37 joyless37
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2014
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