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I Know My Husband Is Also A Father Figure To Me

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    My husband, Mike, died on May 9, 2001. I was only 24 years old. He was only 26. There's never a day where I don't think about how much I miss him. I met my husband in high school...
    aladynamedkatie aladynamedkatie 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ok to make this brief, my husbands stepsister is the person who introduced us. When I actually started going out with him she did a complete U-turn and became quiet nasty. By the...
    hopingformiracles hopingformiracles 22-25 4 days ago

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    i took my youngest daughter to the doctor and before she could be treated i had to answer question after question! Are you her biological mother? are you married? is your husband...
    StillWaterRunsDeep StillWaterRunsDeep 31-35 3 days ago

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    I'm honestly not the type of person who wants to be alone all the time but I've become somewhat of a hermit lately. My husband is an alcoholic and it seems to keep getting worse...
    nikkib3809 nikkib3809 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    She introduced us when she started working at my workplace. later she told people that she only did that so that she made friends. then she told me that people told her i was...
    hopingformiracles hopingformiracles 22-25 1 Response Aug 11

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    With equal measure of compassion and techniques, Now we have aided thousands prevail above the particular Bodily, emotional and social issues of infertility. We’ll...
    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Last year, in the midle of my university application process, my father decided to abandon our family for our tenant, with whom he had been having an affair for a year. He is...
    nellemartineaux nellemartineaux 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    About 2 years ago, a friend of mine started becoming very self conscious. Her self esteem lowered to the size of a grain of rice. I tried so many times to talk to her, to help her...
    mcrlegacy mcrlegacy 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm so tired of having to deal with my husbands alcoholism and him blaming it on any little stressor. I was an alcoholic but haven't had a drink in ten months. I can't stand this...
    byal186 byal186 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My husband'a family is so inconsiderate. His father is deceased so I've never met him. His mother is way too needy and is always seeking approval from the men in her life (her sons...
    lipservice22 lipservice22 31-35, F Jul 22

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    I'm 44 years old. I have been with my husband for 20 years, 14 married. We have a beautiful 4 year old daughter. My husband is a raging narcissist. Nothing is his fault...
    ughmarriage ughmarriage 41-45 3 Responses Jul 29

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    It's not an old story but I never thought that he'll use the kids against me. I left because I had enough of his philandering while accusing me of having an affair aside from...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    My side is this side being on Ep sharing my thoughts and sometimes strange fantasies. Realising there are people out there that find me attractive still. Spoken to some lovely...
    emmajayne40 emmajayne40 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My husband and I have been in a relationship for ten years. I was 17 and he was 24. We have always been so attached to each and so much in love. We were best friends and told each...
    ramonap1990 ramonap1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    It’s been 12 years since I married my Muslim husband and the road has truly been long and winding, but happy. At the time we got married I was Catholic and had no intention of...
    nuruldeen nuruldeen 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Dear Future Husband, This isn’t the first letter I’ve written to you. This may be the first one I’m sharing with you (and others), but I want you to know I’ve been...
    Jessicamlee21 Jessicamlee21 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Most separating partners appear to resolve this challenge amicably, as it may be recognized from the start which celebration owns a selected pet. Except for others a dispute turns...
    Shilohunf83v Shilohunf83v 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Starting to hate him more and more everyday just found out from my son that he has been bashing me to him which is horrible.then when we have fights he will call me a stupid c**t...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    I should properly say that I was an art figure model, because it has been over 20 years since I last modeled. However, I couldn't find an experience called "I Was An Art Figure...
    Ailurophile22 Ailurophile22 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    My wife and I love each other but we have not been physically intimate in five years. It began when my wife gave birth to our only son. She had preeclampsia and was very ill; our...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 13

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    We had been discussing the possibility of separating for about 4 months. Things were becoming strained between us. We were growing distant and I kept trying so hard to bridge the...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I met my husband when I was a vulnerable 17 yr old. I had no self confidence and meeting him was amazing. We married 6 years later when I was 23 and have an 8 yr old and 5 yr old...
    rainebow79 rainebow79 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    My father in law is a nightmare. He's incredibly lazy and selfish. He lays in bed all day, too fat to walk, while my poor mother in law waits on him hand and foot like a slave. My...
    SoapBoxKid SoapBoxKid 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have no idea if I am overreacting and would love your opinion. I have a big birthday coming up and my husband has nothing planned. I don't need fancy things or expensive gifts- I...
    yawriats yawriats 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think to be a good father is more difficult than it seems to be at first sight. It is not only hard working to have money in order to ensure the kid they can have got the best...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm trying to do the right thing not only for myself, but for my family, especially for my beautiful baby daughter, to whom I might never apologize enough for not choosing well her...
    mery81 mery81 31-35, F Jul 22

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    To be the father of growing daughters is to understand something of what Yeats evokes with his imperishable phrase 'terrible beauty.' Nothing can make one so happily exhilarated or...
    Bluewater40 Bluewater40 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    My husband of 23 years is a very complex man. He has been this way since I started working after being married for five years. When I entered the work force, it brought out a total...
    3Lia 3Lia 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I honestly am really terrified of my father. I never really have been too close with him ever since I was little and up until now. my father doesn't hit me or abuse me, (although...
    heythereandrea heythereandrea 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm 14 and my step dad is a f*cking d-bag. When I was 11, my mom told us as in me and siblings that my dad was having an affair so she brought us to run away with her to another...
    windyblue windyblue 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Hi guys, I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm wondering, am I verbally abused? My father and I have clashed for as long as I remember, and he can get quite nasty when he's mad. I'm a...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Hi guys, I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm wondering, am I verbally abused? My father and I have clashed for as long as I remember, and he can get quite nasty when he's mad. I'm a...
    Nightlife707 Nightlife707 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Hello, My name is Amanda .G. and I have one daughter who is 2yrs old with my husband that I've been married to for 4yrs and together for 11yrs. It took us 7yrs to get married and...
    PraiseHimDaily PraiseHimDaily 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I have struggled with my husband's disease for at least 25 years of the 36 we've been married. I never realized that I married into this disease, as I was always the kind of...
    Stndingrl Stndingrl 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel terrible. We have always had this weird tension...I've only been married for a couple years (we will call my husband A and his friend D) A and I had a good relationship at...
    voicelessallure voicelessallure 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 30 and recently found out I'm pregnant. I have two kids and I got pregnant from a close friend who I wasn't in a relationship with. I battle a drug addiction that had ruined my...
    Rosielocs Rosielocs 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    I joined EP upon reading a story about a woman who had a Narcissistic father. Growing up with mum, dad and my younger brother always seemed normal. Mostly, at least. At 6 he...
    amyvsyt amyvsyt 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    So, unfortunately as it is with so many of these stories, things are not going much better than when I found this page and started writing my experiences. Not much has changed...
    Cindermoon Cindermoon 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Terrible. About a few weeks ago I was chatting with a friend on yahoo messenger. Just casual talk, getting to know one another. It was still morning and I was in the kitchen in...
    DebbieSoles DebbieSoles 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    My husband and I are going through something very personal right now and it's slowly tearing our marriage apart. All I can say here is I hurt him and made him feel like I didn't...
    Justalicia Justalicia 31-35, F Aug 4

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    I just found out today that my niece in the Philippines almost got killed by her own dad. She has a very abusive father. My niece run away from their house but so worried because...
    sunshininginme sunshininginme 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm from CT and my fiancé is from NJ, we live in Philly where we walk dogs. He runs a successful podcast and I have a degree in acting that I no longer desire to use. I'm hoping...
    MissPlace MissPlace 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay so basically I've never met my dad..But what makes it harder is that I know him but I don't think he's even aware of my existence..In my country he used to be quite famous so...
    Arianne0519 Arianne0519 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    So I got married in June. I've known my husband for 7-8 years (lost track), been living with him for around 7 months, and dating for a year. We have a baby together. Last month he...
    Ealasme Ealasme 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Okay, I need to get this is off my chest. My husband never tries to see things from my perspective. Every time he upsets me he never takes me seriously and here is the most...
    jrlegg jrlegg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    It's been almost one week since my husband of 10 years fractured my nose, cheekbone, and black my eye and face. He chocked me out a little bit and I have various bruises on my arm...
    mrsmegnva mrsmegnva 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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