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I Have Marriage Problems

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    A few years ago I caught my texting back

    and forth to here old boy friend and I stopped it. She said the was just talking and that she ran in to him once and he kissed her but that was it. Now I find out that Now I caught here again Talking to someone else I know . I caught her kissing him I said that was I and I...
    brokenHusband brokenHusband 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    My husband and I met during high school about 6

    years ago. He was always the one guy I wanted and thought I could never have. And it stayed like that for years. It wasnt until my senior year that I really saw that we had a chance. He was already in the military when we started dating and 2 months in we found out that he was...
    ChelleBelle1 ChelleBelle1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    Living abroad with Taiwanese husband.

    I've got my own problems..social anxiety, family issues. So I don't feel I deserve anyone better than this guy I'm with. He can be great, so no one would believe how he treats me when he's upset. He's very verbally abusive when he's angry, and during a fight he'll lash out...
    skiddamarink skiddamarink 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    My husband and I have been married

    for only 3 months. I gave up my life to move 3 states away from my whole family only to be close to his family. We moved here but all they do is tell us what to do and say we don't know what we are doing because were young. Me 22 him 20. We can't even decide when to have our...
    imperfectly0929 imperfectly0929 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I am 43yrs old, blonde hair blue eyes,

    5'7" & weigh 118lbs. I've been married for 20yrs, and worship the ground my husband walks on. Our sex life used to be freaking amazing!! At least twice a week!! For the past year, I've been lucky to get it once a month! I recently discovered that my husband had been taking...
    justamotherwife justamotherwife 41-45, F 2 Responses May 26

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    Im Married And Lonely, N He Won't French Kiss Me But Sucks His Thumb!!

      Gosh, well I am  not sure if my story might sound a lot like some of yours. I found this odd and disturbing and very frustrating.  N' believe you me, I am not making this up.  I am wanting to stay anonymous because, well it is very embarrassing as you...
    shana77 shana77 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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    I Thought He Woke Up & Realized.

    My hubby is 44 and addicted to online gaming. He plays all weekend afternoon & evening and some weekdays. He did turn around for about 2 months when we started working out but he changed back to his old ways recently and this weekend stayed up playing until 3 and 4 in the morning...
    Cogo1968 Cogo1968 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    I Feel Unsure About My Marriage

    I have been married 2 years. My husband is very attractive and charming. My husband is always looking at extremely fit females and also lets me know that he is by pointing them out of the crowd. what bothers me is that he looks at them with his bedroom eyes. He also like to...
    mc80 mc80 26-30 13 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    Everytime I Talk About Us I Cry

    I have been married 20 yrs. I am 44 and I have 2 kids. I have dated him since 11th grade. He became my best friend. At 23 we had our 1st child & he cheated on me right after with our neighbor. Then he would go out with his sister and her husband and leave me home with the baby...
    Cogo1968 Cogo1968 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    I need advice. I have been married to my husband

    for 11 years. We have been together for 21 years. Most of these years haven't been great. He doesn't take care of his health and is sick often. I don't want to be married to him anymore. The problem is, he is was laid off and is currently too sick to work or even look for a job...
    Traveler721 Traveler721 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    It's not for me this question it's

    for my sister ... What's everyone's thoughts on going back to her husband after a long seperation? My sister is wanting to go back to her ex husband and she has had relationships during this 4 year seperation.. I worry about her but what are your thoughts on this and is it...
    ozgirl25 ozgirl25 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    My Marriage Is Falling Apart

    This is my first post but it isn't a happy one. I am married and have been for almost 4 years but I don't think my marriage will last. We have our good days and our worst days but lately it's only been bad. I feel like he is falling out of love with me and I'm not sure why. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 6, 2013

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    Emotional Affair

    Hi.. i feel very confused n very depressed.. My wife has an emotional affair with her colleague recently and i found out.. Confronted her and she says they r not in a relationship.. She dun seems to be remorseful abt her wrong doings.. Before i confront her, i went over to her...
    5murf 5murf 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    Really Need Some Advice About Abusive Relationship What To Do??? Will She Change?

    I been married for three years and in those three years I been separated for 5 times and in those 5 times my wife has insulted me, name calling, insulted my parents and i do not mean she telling me stuff about them, she insulting my parent in person. it has got to the point that...
    ferrari121 ferrari121 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    My husband is a douche.

    He doesn't help me with our 2 kids, he works but is laid off in the winter, all he does is eat, sleep and watch tv in the basement. I am so beyond sick of it!! And nothing I do is ever good enough (while raising 2 kids I also go to school for nursing, I just graduated this dec...
    mandy821 mandy821 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    When i met my wife we were perfect in the sex

    department. We couldn't get enough of each other. This change started before we got married. My wife said she didn't feel right with us sleeping in the same bed, then it was she didn't feel right about us having sex until we got married. I loved her from day one so these...
    coachjames741 coachjames741 46-50, M 1 Response May 25

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    My husband is controlling we had an affair 5

    yrs ago and r now married with a 15 month son . My son is my world but things have changed between him and I . He's always Belittling me ( I stay home with our son right now) we discussed me staying home with him way before I was even pregnant and now he guilts me for it and I'm...
    Shell32 Shell32 31-35, F 1 Response May 26

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    Married 3 yrs. When I first met my husband we

    used to go out a lot to bars drink every week end. Dated for 1 yr b 4 getting married. Got pregnant 6 months after we got married very difficult pregnancy then got pregnant again right after so now I have a 15 month old and a 6 month old. Since I had my two babiess I have...
    hacevedo hacevedo 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    Ungrateful Wife Needing A Wake Up Call, Or Just A Husband On A Different Page?

    Have been married to my wife 9 years now. We have a wonderful daughter in grade school. I love them both to death. But I am utterly and completely frustrated and yet I wonder if I need to do something, or if I need to be more patient. My wife suffers from bipolar disorder...
    FrustratedVT FrustratedVT 31-35 4 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    TO WIVES: Why Is Sex So Important?

    408 Comments What kinds of emotional needs does your sexual interest meet for your man? In written survey comments and in my interviews, I noticed two parallel trends—the great benefits a fulfilling sex life creates in a man’s inner life and, conversely, the wounds created...
    piscean1965 piscean1965 46-50, M 3 Responses May 13

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    I have been married for 10 years

    and have three children with my wife. The last 2-3 years have not been enjoyable. I can't say that is due to any one incident or event, so my story isn't terribly riveting. We have had our share of verbal fights...sometimes in front of the children, which I really regret...
    canadiankid26 canadiankid26 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 16

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    I've been married for almost 4 years now.

    Still having problems showing any emotions. Trying hard to change to become a better person for her. She points out whats my flaws and I try to resolve them but when i point out hers, then its a problem, so I just keep quiet now days. I am not financially secure but do provide...
    187ted 187ted 31-35, M 2 Responses May 11

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    Does My Marriage Have A Chance?

    I met my husband when I was 42, and just found out by my doctor 4 months before that I was not able to have children. He was 41, and we had allot of fun together. We would get together, drink and listen to music, we had so much fun. Well one night, we made love and I got...
    sophiesez10 sophiesez10 41-45 2 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm going thru the

    motions...I love my hubby but feel I'm just not IN LOVE anymore sigh
    sweetcharity14 sweetcharity14 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 17

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    I married into a middle eastern family.

    Im a go happy kinda girl. Things don't phase me to much, I like to smile, laugh and live like today is my last. Im not much of a partier so nothing like that. I like to be adventurous and spontaneous, life is too short wishing and hoping. Just go out there and do it kinda person...
    smiling4 smiling4 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    My husband is much older

    than me, more than ten years, he can provide me financially quite enough, but I am richer than him, I have more assets than him. We have trouble conceiving child due to his poor quality ***** and he is just ok in bed, not a romantic and only know how to perform standards and...
    Xylocopa Xylocopa 31-35, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Almost a year ago my wife fell in love with

    another man. It started out with texting and flirting. This escalated to texting an average of 5500 times a month. One day she asked me to stay home with our four children while she went out to run an errand. Turns out she simply drove over to his house the have sex with him in...
    MrKarenina MrKarenina 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I Wish...

    I wish you could empathize instead of judge me. I wish you understood that your words have such a profound effect on me, they don't just "roll of my back". I wish you knew how much I love you, and what I hope for your future. I want your life to be filled with love, joy...
    KarynT45 KarynT45 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    He Doesnt Want Me !

    My husband and I have been married for 28 years. Together for 30 years. He is retired from the military. I have found out over the past years he has been unfaithful about 5 times that I know of. I have never been with anyone else. He was my first. Now he says he cant get in...
    mom1986x3 mom1986x3 46-50 4 Responses May 25, 2013

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    How Do I Let Go Of All This Anger And Hurt And Move On?

    My husband text and tried to hook up with my ex best friend about two ysars ago. I try to get over it but it keeps getti g thrown in my face and it hurts. I have allowed my husband to break down my self esteem so low I feel like killing myself most days and I don't want to live...
    missmcv25 missmcv25 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    When do you throw in the towel?

    I love my husband as a person; a friend for 20 years of my life. We have so many experiences together, including two amazing young children (4 and 7). But every single day starts off with him being impatient with our kids, and every weekend we fight. He hasn't worked in 7 years...
    differentdrummer78 differentdrummer78 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Neverending Marriage Problems!!!!!!!

    I have never shared my experience with anyone except with family members.  I have been married for 20 years which began with physical and verbal abuse.  With constant fighting and arguments I decided to leave several times but always gave him lots of chances. Now the...
    vinitta vinitta 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    For about a year I've been considering

    divorcing my wife of nearly 8 years. Our relationship has never been great. We are great friends, but horrible lovers/spouses. We do things together, travel, talk about life/politics/news/etc with no problem. But out marriage and love life seem to be on autopilot. We started...
    randomtiger45 randomtiger45 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    My husband wont stop lying to me about anything

    and everything he finds new ways to emotionally hurt me everyday and says he doesnt mean to he is home all day long and destroys our house and when its time to clean it up all of a sudden he is sick or his back went out or some new excuse idk what to do any more this just all...
    lilsis42 lilsis42 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help

    learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a beautiful marriage and enjoy each day throughout the month, but then for a couple days prior to menstruation she regrets marrying me and she...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I am not sure I love my wife enough.

    I've been married for 11 yrs, together for 18 yrs and we have 2 young kids. About 2 yrs ago she was unhappy because I was spending too much time on my growing business and side-activities. She started hanging out with a coworker and it grew into a close friendship. I tossed in...
    Inurdrmz Inurdrmz 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Out Of Options

    January 5th will be my 2nd anniversary, we have alot of problems in our marriage. we meet online, dated for roughly 4 weeks and he asked me to marry him. He was deployed 3 weeks later. while he was in afghanistan he broke off the engagement in october, when he came home in dec...
    SandraU SandraU 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    I'm tired and drained of being in a marriage,

    where there is no passion or desire or intimacy. It's not just about the lack of sex but the little things which when added up become a mountain . I've tried for over 7 years to get her to realise how hurt I feel but it's like trying to get blood out of a stone. I feel so...
    piscean1965 piscean1965 46-50, M 1 Response May 11

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    So my Husband & I have been married about a 2

    months now. He's in the Army stationed in Kansas while I'm still in Cali finishing school. It's inevitable that him and I have trust and communication if we want to make our marriage work. Well 2 weeks ago while I was visiting him in Kansas, I found him in the bedroom texting, I...
    yasssyy yasssyy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Do you ever want to move

    and start new?
    3tothemom 3tothemom 36-40 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Sad, Sad Story

    My story is that I've married for 18 years, unhappily. My wife is a good person, terrific mother, hard worker but is always critical of me: we almost have a business relationship rather than a marriage. We really don't have anything in common. I always thought that there...
    Oyster01 Oyster01 46-50 4 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Please Help Me

    Ok, So growing up (stll in progress btw) I was a good girl, still am, raised Catholic, and with some minor anxiety problems brought on my stress. I got married at 18, my husband was my first, he'd sept with other girls and girlfriends before meeting me so hes more....experienced...
    Andrea95421 Andrea95421 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    It seems like every single time I get married

    ***** be getting jealous. We have kids and do our thing then another girl flirts with me and the wife sees it. She gets all angry and refuses a compliment or joke from me after that. It always results in ending the marriage and moving on to the next one. So.... do you think for...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I am writing this here

    because i dont have anyone else. Whom i can share this I am an indian guy snd i am married to a chinese girl from last 5 years. We live in china also We are going to have a baby by end of this year. I was very happy and this meant world to me but and so do she But she is very...
    bobbychina bobbychina 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Married 7 years, not trying to make it to 8!

    My husband is such a clown that i have to find some sort of outlet for this stress he CONSTANTLY has me under before I'm on an episode of snapped! THE SHORT VERSION: female with his name tatooed on her wrist; a baby produced ONE YEAR after the vows; got jumped on by his 2...
    2ThruWithU 2ThruWithU 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Trading Wife Pictures Destroyed My Marriage

    When I first signed up with ep, i was intrigued by the trading wife pictures groups. I started by posting nude pictures of my wife with her head cropped out. I started to become addicted to these groups and found myself checking messages multiple times a day. I then progressed to...
    Dogrow Dogrow 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    Where to start ... My parents are getting a divorce lately .. I'm living with my mom in a apartment ... The fact is in the past me & my family we didn't talk to each other At All...
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    I feel like I don't have a family. Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down...
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm tired if hearing my mom complain about life and my dad and money and everything. I never complain to her about my problems in school and friends, I just suck it all up and deal...
    Musicgirl32558 Musicgirl32558 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I've had them since I was a kid. Back when I was in preschool even, I used to do this thing called trapping which is basically creating imaginary lines around you that you can't...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I am really confused with my parents, and sad at the same time. i have 2 siblings, my older sister that just turned 20 and one little brother that is 12 years old. Okay, so my mom...
    davamps davamps 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I have a nasty sister in law that is trying to cause family arguments please I need advice on how to politely tell her to **** off
    sandyyy1 sandyyy1 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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