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I Married a Man I Don't Love

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    I Married Him... And Left Him

    I met him in 2007. He was nice enough to me, and I was lonely, so we dated. I moved in with him a year later. That year was marked by disappointment. He never wanted to have sex with me. When I brought it up, he got so angry that he threw things. Still, I married him in 201...
    auntysocial auntysocial 31-35, F Aug 19, 2013

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    I Was a ******** Who Married Her Client

    I married a man I don't think i love. It has only been 3 months since our beautiful wedding. The day was perfect. At the time any way.... we had been together for 5 years and engaged for 3. The relationship has always been a lot of hard work. He doesn't have much of a sense of...
    Doonaunit Doonaunit 26-30, F 30 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    It Gets Worst Each Day

    At the time I thought it was the best thing I could do for my son and I. Now I know that what I've done is'nt right whichever way I look at it. I love him as a person, but i find myself being easily annoyed with him for most everything. I am not a mean or nasty person by nature...
    bammy bammy 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    I Married A Man I Was Never In Love With Twice!

    I have married been married three times. I am embarrassed by this. Especially because I never loved them. My first husband is also my third husband. I knew him as a child. I never liked him. Actually I couldn't't stand him. He is older than me and liked my sister. I come from a...
    macwinda macwinda 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    I Married Because Of The Church

    When I met my husband, we were friends. I was going through some hard times and he gave me stability. When he wanted more than friendship, I didn´t have the courage to reject him. So we lived together for a while. This didn´t go over well with my Christian background and...
    Jaypanther Jaypanther 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    Lost Love

    I married a man i dont love, i miss the man i did. I wish i never left him because of our differences but its crazy. Ill never forget him. I miss him. I feel bad i dont love my husband. Sometimes i cry about it. Im a Christian and cant divorce. Im now pregnant and it just sucks...
    ashlielashae ashlielashae 22-25, F Aug 18, 2013

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    I Still Can't Let Go Of The Father Of My Son

    I am now 21 years old running 22 from Philippines and got a son, when I was only 17 years old I have a long time boyfriend, he's not my first boyfriend but I m so sure he's my first and only love until now, we have been through happy, sad and though times, until I got pregnant...
    i16ishb17 i16ishb17 22-25, F Jan 16, 2012

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    The Man I Married...

    I'm in my second marrage. I met him at work. I was lonely and had two kid's. I didn't want to be alone the rest of my life. I thought I finally met the right man. He love's me and tries to treat me like a queen. After we were married I found out on our honey moon that he was...
    lisagirl1992 lisagirl1992 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    I know I'm too young to say something like this but, yeah, I would rather be alone than with someone I don't love. The reason I'm saying this is for the past eight or so months, I...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Married almost 20 years with teens. We were not a match when we married but I thought I was just being fussy and went ahead with it. Intimacy became sparse and them non-existent...
    elizabeth111 elizabeth111 46-50, F a week ago

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    My first boyfriend ever (I was already 20: a late bloomer, lol) & I started dating about 7 months ago. He always tells me how much he cares about me, he's told me he loves me, that...
    brunettebarbie14 brunettebarbie14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Its a long story of how I ended up where I am in my life. Most of the story can't be published because of the new EP publishing guidelines... I'm pretty sure that probably sums up...
    HotBoxDatRocks HotBoxDatRocks 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 27

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    It's hard to have confidence when guys keep tearing me down, making me feel like I'm not good enough. I feel ugly all the time, and I feel like no one can ever find me to be...
    cocopuffnation cocopuffnation 18-21, F Jul 28

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    This is really hard. I am lonely and in a marriage that has never fulfilled me. I want out but my fear of being alone owns me.
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    i just dont like to smile it makes me feel stupid.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's better to be unhappy alone, than unhappy with someone.
    acidblue02 acidblue02 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm not completely sure why I even signed up on this site, yet alone posting a story. At the end of the day, I know that this will not improve nor will it change anything about my...
    LilMsUnknown LilMsUnknown 36-40, F Aug 13

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    Answerable for offering academic, vocational and private counselling services to intending and enrolled college students within the Institute and educational...The ensuing...
    Benitakey Benitakey 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't really know what love it I thought I loves my parents but I don't because they have always abused and neglected me I really don't think they are my parents but how can...
    Applesnbananas Applesnbananas 51-55 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    9 years ago I saw him. It was a new day at my new class, thought it could be the new start at better life. However, we had few moments, we were almost the best friends, but he...
    whiskeyandtypewriter whiskeyandtypewriter 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    "I love you" is so over used nowadays. I will not say it unless I mean it. It gives false hope. I know I have been told it multiple times and it's just been thrown around. People...
    kittenasylum kittenasylum 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    But I do.. I don't know why but when someone says "I love you "to me I just say it back.I can't keep quiet or tell them I don't love them..it seems cruel. But then again lying is...
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    It really hurt if you love someone that don't love you back but what hurt most is that I thought he loves me because he was so sweet to me but suddenly he doesn't. I really hate...
    Lureen77 Lureen77 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    This is a long story so please bear with me if you can. I met a man back in 2008 through his sister who was a good friend of mine at the time. I knew he was married from the start...
    plmagnet29 plmagnet29 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    Undecided when This is able to occur but He's running out of your time. and he loves her and wants to aid her, but presume will have to go away her. finally when she commences the...
    Arnoldgeb84 Arnoldgeb84 31-35, M 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    I feel like I'm in the middle all the time. Its a terrible feeling. I've been in a relationship for years now and I still love him like the day I met him. Don't ask me why...
    LStacey LStacey 36-40, F Jul 30

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    Long story short, I'm inlove with a married man, who's 32. I'm 17 btw, he has a daughter who's one, his wife is due with their second child in a few months, and me and this man...
    Princessjaa Princessjaa 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 28

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    Dearest My Lawyer, I've always admired many things about you. That remains. But we must stop anything between us so you can focus on the things that you intend to do. You don't...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I am engaged and going to get married in December. My fiancé is working in abroad. It’s our arranged marriage. Everything is going well but the problem is that he has a very...
    swatidec30 swatidec30 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 7

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    So I am 26 and have been with my man for 2 years. We live together but he is still married. I love him with all my heart we are honestly the perfect fit. We work in the same...
    water4elephants water4elephants 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I am finding this hard as I can't really talk to anyone about my situation. About 4 weeks ago a guy at work gave me his number. I have liked this guy for nearly 2 years. I had been...
    Daisydukes79 Daisydukes79 31-35, F a week ago

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    I was wondering if anyone can give me advice for the situation I am in. I have been with my husband for 12 years, married 8 with 2 sons. 4 years ago my husband had a mental...
    Cindermoon Cindermoon 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a 14 year old that has relationship problems with my mother. I recall constantly getting bullied in my elementary years because of my social awkwardness. I remember my mom...
    anushkapatel44 anushkapatel44 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    At some point I would like more real, genuine relationships with other women. But I have some problems that prevent me from understanding what other women do with their lives. I'm...
    britannagis britannagis 31-35, F Jul 31

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    I don't understand how some single men/women get into relationships with married men/women, and then get sooo upset when they chose their spouse in the end over them. Like, 1- did...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    A new guy stared at my job and immediately started pursuing me. I thought he was awesome, but I knew he was married so I didn't give in... Until he fed me a bunch of garbage about...
    fucknshit fucknshit 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I'm in love with him...my mm is younger and seems to have more experience than I do....I saw a picture of him and his wife today....stared at it so long I started to get nauseated...
    luvhimtoo luvhimtoo 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I had an affair with a married man.. At first I didn't know that until he told me after we started to get serious! I'm a 18 yr old guy who is gay. He is very DL which his wife didn...
    avabooboo avabooboo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    My father voluntarily signed away his rights when I was 11&my sister 9 after his no good jailbird *** landed us in foster care. Actually he didn't have much of a choice, because he...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I have a really big crush (or more than that...) on an older woman. She is in her late-forties to early-fifties and I am in my mid-twenties. I should say now that she is in a...
    kendallwakesup kendallwakesup 22-25 Jul 27

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    My husband & I have been together for 8 years, married for 3 & have a near four year old daughter. Since I got pregnant with her we have had sex about 5-8 times and due to his...
    Leesha01 Leesha01 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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    After 17 yrs of marriage, my mother announces that she is no longer in love with my step-father and she needed some time apart to sort her feelings. But, now she wants a divorce. I...
    Yecartes Yecartes 26-30 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I read about all these, "I am the other woman/man" and about how much it sucks that they aren't there when u need them... I don't get it, is there some sort of thrill being the...
    Besidmyself Besidmyself 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I Sont Get along With My Dad At All . He Causes My Mom Too Much Pain . I Don't Like Him Nor Do I Want To Love Him . **** Him . I Hate To Have To Look Aht Him Everyday . It Makes My...
    DeeplyLoved43 DeeplyLoved43 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I want to have sex with a married man (well, possibly genderqueer person). He helped me through a tough situation with legal advice and emotional support. I rented a room in his...
    teawithharry teawithharry 18-21, T 2 days ago

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    It's soo hard to find a married man on here:(
    lisapaige93 lisapaige93 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know I like guys (not that I have ever kissed/been with one before). It gets to the point where I just let myself like whoever I like and not question it. The thing is, I don't...
    sofychan sofychan 16-17 51 mins ago

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