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I Married a Man I Don't Love

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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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    Look, I'm sorry i don't love myself. I'm sorry it upsets you so much. But I can't love myself. I never have. I can't focus or even find anything positive about myself. I hate...
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    Unfortunately, My husband and I were pretty much pushed into it by both our families. I had a baby in high school and the biological Father took off. I was friends with my...
    HotBoxDatRocks HotBoxDatRocks 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I found the most amazing girl but I'm not in love with her. She's sweet, funny, intelligent, kind, and a great listener. Just a great person so far and I've known her for like 4...
    JayLee23 JayLee23 26-30, M Jun 29

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    My mom is the cruelest human being I have ever known. She continuously beats me down, tells me I'm a loser, and will not succeed in life. A day does not pass where she does not...
    rayaanon rayaanon 16-17 Jul 15

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    It may be old-fashioned, especially in todays society of 'now, now, now!!' but I'd rather wait for the right someone than be with 'Mr Right Now'.... to me its something special...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Our dog ran out of food while I was away visiting family for 2 days. My bf fed her apples bc he was too lazy to go to the store. Wtf
    dreamsoffreedom dreamsoffreedom 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know its wrong but it happens to be that I just don't love my half brother, I'm in love with him. I haven't said a word to anybody, but I have always liked him since we met. I...
    adusen adusen 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm the kind of person that loves freely, but to give my love isn't easy. Yeah I love my friends and family, but I never say I love you often. It's not that I don't love them, I...
    KukeretheFox KukeretheFox 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Don't trust too much. Don't love too much. Don't hope too much, because that too much can hurt you so much...
    AnnaKhit AnnaKhit 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I won't say those 3 word unless I really really mean it. Yet you said I was lying? That I don't love you. You really hurt me deep... 💔
    LRxIce LRxIce 18-21, F Jul 13

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    On 17th of April I met a guy on the street I was driving my car with my cousin and he was in his car beside me on the traffic stop sign , he asked me to stop and we started...
    sisikuci sisikuci 26-30, F Jul 11

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    I'm married for 11 years and have 2 beautiful young children. My husband and I have grown apart. after a long career, I became a stay at home mom at least until my youngest is in...
    Llynne12 Llynne12 41-45, F Jul 1

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    I can understand how people romanticize marriage and build it up with words like commitment, faithfulness, loyalty, etc. A marriage in itself doesn’t actually have the power to...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I had no idea that this can happen to me. This all started when I got married before 4 years. I had couple of boyfriends before that, but that didn't workout because of cultural...
    Abhipsa Abhipsa 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I love him and he loves me. It was supposed to be a fling. I would never be involved with a married man... I was turned off when I first met him then he became my boss and I had to...
    EssAyyRrr EssAyyRrr 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    In an effort to make a long story short, I will sum up by saying that I have been married to my husband for 11 yrs and we started dating in high school 15 yrs ago. We had our first...
    Jme0925 Jme0925 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I am married for 11 years now and have 4 beautiful children. Everyone who knows me thinks i have a perfect life.. and i do.. except of being MADLY in love with another man!! He...
    solo1411 solo1411 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Marriage is a curse. That's what it seems like now a days. As soon as you get married it seems all this fun and love just dies. You're bound by the law. I have no problem staying...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    1 of the worst things I ever done-I was 19 and he was 30.I wasn't thinking about his age it was more of his personality and looks lol.He told me right away he was married but i...
    sexycapricorn29 sexycapricorn29 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    This is absolutely 100% true. Nothing made up. A little long but I'd love to hear your opinion. I don't speak to my parents anymore. My mom and dad are broke, they did not manage...
    Hallowes27 Hallowes27 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I was having an affair with a married man since September. I went into it for a physical needs type if thing, but it quickly deepened. He was the one who initiated the deeper...
    lavc lavc 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Well tonight I was drunk and my married man came to watch me shoot pool. (I'm I a pool league) of course his wife came with him since I'm friends with his wife. We were all talking...
    justthewayilikeit justthewayilikeit 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Everyone is free here to block whoever they want. The abuse takes place whenever someone decides to evade important questions or simply a painful truth. To call adultery by its...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 14

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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 2 days ago

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    Well - I really am stuck. I have just accepted that I cannot stay in my current bad relationship any longer or make any further commitments (especially financial ones). But - I...
    Hazel7000 Hazel7000 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Grew up in California, difficult life yet had plenty of friends to hang and laugh with, get moved to Texas and is seriously judged, and left with a few acquaintances. Becomes a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Quick update: after a couple weeks of no communication between us, he called today. I decided to answer, after all the things am going thru i needed to hear his voice. We talked...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I am a married man and a few women have come to me asking for more than a friendship. I have turned them down but I have been tempted... Should I just give in and have a great time...
    heartgun heartgun 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 7

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    I started crying today, thinking about my absent dad. I'm in his country, the whole reason I came was to come find him. The last time I saw him I was 15. He didn't recognize me...
    paolacastillo paolacastillo 26-30, F a week ago

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    I Married a woman who... Told her ex she will always love them the most (and only them) 2 months before marrying me. I only found out a month ago. I need someone out there that...
    Atromitos Atromitos 31-35 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know if I can ever fall in love again. I was married for 15 years, mostly happy. After the marriage ended, I was too naive for my age, and got into a relationship with...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 Jun 29

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    I think it's like playing with fire or gambling. If you don't take a risk you will never know. If you do be prepared for some consequences. In the end it could be amazing or end up...
    heartgun heartgun 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Well, my ex wanted to grow old and die alone. He made that very clear when he said he didn't want to have kids and get married. To be fair he told me that on the second date. I was...
    bittersweetsourandsalty bittersweetsourandsalty 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    The women I married is now showing her true colors. her ego is more than I can bare. I am planning on leaving her when I finally obtain my nursing degree. It is rough, and I love...
    qwerty350 qwerty350 26-30 Jul 12

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    Everyone around me is getting married. They're all romantic and wanting to be with each other for the rest of their lives. People younger than me, older than me. Everyone. And a...
    irelate14 irelate14 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So I have a friend who I've known for about 3 and a half years now. I've had feelings for her for quite some time, the thing is she was married when I first met her. She is...
    Twitch313 Twitch313 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I do wonder what would happen after my death. Who would care. Who would be at my funeral. Would they be able to afford a casket or a funeral? I feel like what would mostly be said...
    lekrap lekrap 22-25, F