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I Married a Man I Don't Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    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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    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 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    I married two. I did get married

    because it was the right thing to do.
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F Nov 27, 2014

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    I know this must sound fake

    but I married a man 49 years ago that I never really loved. I have never told anyone this. I kept making excuses that he was a good husband a good father etc. But I never was in love with him. Back than we married very young. It was what was expected of you. He always depended...
    blufftongal546 blufftongal546 66-70, F 1 Response Mar 2

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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 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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    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 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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    That was the dumbest thing I've ever done.

    We hated each other from the first day. Had three unplanned pregnancies then still married him knowing I couldn't stand him. I tried to call it off the day I got married. This is why I will never get married again.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Nov 28, 2014

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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 32 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    my husband and I are so happy we made the decision to forego kids. we love the quiet, the freedom, and our kitties!! hell I can barely take care of myself some days, I don't need...
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    Let's start with the beginning: I am the last child of 3. My childhood was not pleasant nor sad. My dad took care of us while my mom was working. My siblings were protecting me and...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    So I have started doing my girl analy to get around it since I don't want kids right now. It's been going great.
    ApollosArrow ApollosArrow 18-21 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I've been getting this frequently. Someone will message me just saying "hi." Then I message back and then they say "never mind" or don't message me back at all afterwards. If you...
    musicman99 musicman99 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    When I said this to my auntie, it was met with explosions of confidence building tactics and, 'You don't know what the future holds'. It's not that I don't think people would want...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I'll die before getting married. I wouldn't be able to see the love of my life wearing that beautiful white dress, looking like an angel, and I wouldn't get to see my kids...
    20ShadesOfBlue 20ShadesOfBlue 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been in a relationship for almost 3 years now. If it were up to my bf we would've probably been married by now. But since I'm a childfree gal I don't want to drag my SO into...
    Horseaddict Horseaddict 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It isn't that I don't think I'll ever get married, it is that I don't think I'll ever want to get married. With divorce rates over 50% and a biased divorce court, I don't want to...
    AdArbitrium AdArbitrium 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have a mother who has been emotionally abusive towards me and I didn't recognize it until I was 26 yrs old (when I entered my first stable real relationship). I remember little...
    sunnyd21 sunnyd21 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't need a man to make me happy, I need several of them. I think it's sad that we're trained to believe one person should be everything to us (friend, partner, lover...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't love you. I have love for my family that I actually give a **** about and a few people but other than that no. In fact I hate you and hope you die burning with a ****** big...
    YOURFAVXO YOURFAVXO 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    This time 6 months ago, I would never have believed i would be in this situation. I know what I've done is wrong, I am ashamed but I really need to put my story across. Situation...
    latrocks latrocks 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am in a very very bad place right now and need someone to talk to. If you want to judge pls don't answer this thank you. It's the last thing I need right now
    spicegirl3 spicegirl3 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    He's back so many times I have wished for him to come back so many times I prayed for the second chance to love him so many times I cried for it will never gonna happen so many...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know many people will make judgmental comments. I don't really care. I just need to get this out. My relationships in the past have always ended with me hurt due to infidelity...
    BrittBratz BrittBratz 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I didn't used to feel like this, because I was actually going to get married, but he passed away, and I don't want to ever be with anyone again romantically.
    Chockolatte Chockolatte 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Highschool Sweethearts My husband and I have been together for 11yrs. we got together the summer after junior yr of high school in Hawaii. We were inseparable. As soon as we...
    dejayla06 dejayla06 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    my husband and i for married last year. I hate kids, particularly the young ones. I don't mind them as much if they're older, as long as they behave. however, my husband wants kids...
    gingerru gingerru 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    "Oh when you get older, you'll change your mind." I'm not saying youre wrong. But I'm not saying youre correct either. When I get older, I don't see children in my life. I want a...
    Outline Outline 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm a real piece of work. I married the girl of my dreams and had three beautiful kids with her. But I have issues. Serious issues. I have PTSD, anxiety, anger issues...
    Cantevergetright Cantevergetright 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm a 47 yr old Bi male soon to be married to the lady of my dreams. She knows I'm bi and supports me 100% she to is Bi. We have been known to enjoy a 3 some or 4 some with...
    WillieGMan WillieGMan 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I want to mean so much to you like you mean so much to me, but you don't know i exist
    KillaSparks KillaSparks 16-17, F Aug 19

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    i have a boyfriend.. he is 28 years old. i am 20 years old. we're currently on our 2nd month of our relationship. as i recall, when we are on the 2nd week of our relationship, one...
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Getting what I want will not necessarily make me happy. For I know from the back of my mind you don't love the way I loved you all these years. The everlasting stars in my eyes...
    mozartdoesnotreek mozartdoesnotreek 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I'm a stay at home mom of 2 little amazing cuties 4 and 1. I've been married for 4 years but I feel so hopeless, lonely, empty, just miserable in this marriage. Earlier my husband...
    TwilightIvyStar TwilightIvyStar 26-30, F 18 Responses Aug 17

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    How hard is it to actually love the person you're with? To give them support and to fulfill their needs and wants? To listen to them? To respect them? Do anything you could to see...
    LeeC91 LeeC91 22-25, F Aug 12

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    My friends dad has been texting me a lot lately. He messaged me calling me his pretty ray of sunshine. He offered me to go to his for a cuppa which I thought was genuine & friendly...
    Claricalle10 Claricalle10 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I met this guy at the gym where I work. He seemed shy at first but said "Hi" and asked about me to his friends who are my co-workers. We made eye contact and I immediately fell...
    cheergirl66522 cheergirl66522 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I used to be a confident, secure woman in my early 50's. Married for 33 years, two beautiful daughters that I am really proud of, and a wonderful baby grandson who is the apple of...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F Aug 11

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    I hate what happened just awhile ago. There are a bunch of kids who are teasing me, thinking that i am in love with their friend. Great. I don't love the teasing, i don't know the...
    MuskSotones MuskSotones 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 11