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I Live In a 1 Sided Marriage

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    Sociopath

    he believes the world revolves around him. his rules, his choices, his judgement, what he wants, do as he says. ive been dominated. no family, no friends, no communication outside of online, stay at home mom, two babies with him dictating everything. im losing myself into him...
    BrighterDaze BrighterDaze 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    IT Sucks Most of the Time

    i give he takes i understand he acts up more i work hard he critisizes i try to prove my love he denies it you cant win this way but still i try.
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Selfish

    All I can say is I try and try and try to please him but it never works. I used to . Plus he's selfish.
    Preminitions Preminitions 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 5, 2010

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    Torn...

    I'm at the point where I am finding myself wishing and wanting to not even be married to my husband anymore.  I have so many negative feelings about him and his behaviors that I'm tired of trying to make it work.  I don't feel he will ever change his bad behaviors...
    Momof3inAZ Momof3inAZ 36-40 8 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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    How Much Energy Do You Put In Your Marriage

     How much energy do you put into your marriage?   When a person is dating they put lots of energy to get the other person’s attention. Then they have to continue to put in effort to keep the person around or they might get dumped. And then they get...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    My marriage is killing me. I don't want to have to leave to a women's shelter. My family is out of state. They don't even know.
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    One man. One woman. (Prepare to be offended in 5...4...3...2...1....) Anything else isn't marriage. No matter what the Supreme Court says.
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    I am not going to marry anyone.i have already decided that.i hate too much responsibilities.i want to live like a free bird :)
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    It's so complicated...... I hate this because I feel as if marriage shouldn't be taken lightly. I also feel that I used to be the one to run far away from commitment. Far away from...
    SweetT2 SweetT2 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I never intended to get married, but I was lonely and met someone that I felt an electrical connection with who would not stay without a ring. So I got married. As the years have...
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    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    DP8962 DP8962 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    mohairp53 mohairp53 61-65 Jul 26

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    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F Jul 25

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    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    escapingcaptivityofspirit escapingcaptivityofspirit 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    lynny1978 lynny1978 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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