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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...
    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...
    Doonaunit Doonaunit 26-30, F 29 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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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...
    i16ishb17 i16ishb17 22-25, F Jan 16, 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...
    macwinda macwinda 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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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...
    ashlielashae ashlielashae 22-25, F Aug 18, 2013

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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...
    lisagirl1992 lisagirl1992 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 6, 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...
    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...
    Jaypanther Jaypanther 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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    I'm sure when I was little, I loved my mum, dad and sister a lot. But as I've grown up, and especially now that I've got a boyfriend and am getting closer to all my friends, I don...
    Chez98 Chez98 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been with my 10 yrs older than me fiance for few years now. When I met him I was young and already had a child. He loved her like his own. She calls him daddy. 3 years after...
    KJJ1 KJJ1 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Meaning if I was forced to get married with someone, I wouldn't. Because if I can't be with the one I love, what's the point? Although...I don't have to worry about that...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I think my parents love me, but I always put it this way: they, especially my mom, were like little kids who wanted a puppy but don't know how to take care of it. I have no...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't like to waste my time on meaningless fake relationships that are a lie.
    Maurelle Maurelle 22-25 6 days ago

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    I hate that all my friends think that they know me and what i want. If i dont want to be with him then im not going to be with him because they want me to. If he's so damn perfect...
    sweetshadows15 sweetshadows15 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Studies have shown that a baby's love comes more from warmth and comfort and cuddliness of the mother rather than from the fact that the mother provides food. Just because you feed...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I've never been in love. Maybe it's because of my high standards or the fact that, I've just never met "the one". But I feel as though people out there (especially girls) are...
    beesboo beesboo 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really can't be with that person if I do not have feelings for them. I have real life experiences and even after 13 years my answer was 'no'. I am very clear with what I want...
    donotfollowme donotfollowme 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've been seeing this guy for over 5 months. He is married but not living with his wife. They have two children together. She uses the kids to get back at him for leaving her. She...
    Tyrea31 Tyrea31 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have a distaste for people who say things like "I was hit as a child and I turned out fine" or "Children need to be disciplined". There are so many ways to have discipline...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M Apr 9

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    Every time I get feelings for some one it try's out they don't fancy it got so bad that when sum 1 do fancy me I don't believe it and by the time I know it was true they all ready...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Right now Iam with him but all is wrong I don't feel like me... I don't know I keep hanging with him if he don't love me. Iam hurting myself I only want that he loves me but he...
    Luna0902 Luna0902 36-40, F 11 hrs ago

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    True, I don't say I love you unless I mean it... but once I know it and then say it... then you'll hear it ALL THE TIME!!! It's nice to love and be loved! As Luther Van Dross...
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I don't know how i became like this. So i like someone but i am not sure if he's going to pursue me. We've been dating for almost a year now but still i don't know if he has good...
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't bother hiding anymore I love me and I love how I look. I still can't help but cry sometimes from the ridicule though.
    cj165 cj165 22-25 22 mins ago

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    i finally settled in to finding someone i was comfortable with and was starting to call my best friend. she started to get bullied so she moved schools and ever since then its just...
    DominiqueCunn DominiqueCunn 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Next month will be a year I have been seeing my married man. Sometimes I go over the year and wonder how I really got here. Why am I dating a married man?? I never expected to fall...
    Lishadntplay Lishadntplay 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I met him 36 years ago, he was 17, I was 15. We dated a couple of years and broke up, went our separate ways. I got married when I was 27, had 2 kids. After 22 years of marriage...
    SweetPeaLove SweetPeaLove 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a boyfriend of 7 years. He has cheated on my throughout our whole relationship. I stayed because I loved him. Recently I've been seeing someone else. It's been going on for...
    Tyrea31 Tyrea31 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 2014- INTERNATIONAL MISTRESS DAY. Am I correct? On this day, his wife, or She, asked him in a rhetorical manner, if he saw me today, because it was the...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Hi all, apologies for my bad English, it's been a while. So my story is a bit different than most love affairs with married men here. I am now 30 years old. About 6 months ago I...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    i fell in love with a married man and he was my first. He was the one who initiated and i lied to him about my experience. He came to my house, we had sex, he said he was very...
    mayamasala mayamasala 26-30, F Mar 26

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    But I Just Can't Stop it is when I'm hanging out with the people I grew up with that know about my addiction that I feel most guilty. this is also when I notice how much I have...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Can't figure out what happened in our marriage. It was so perfect to the both of us, until a year ago. Since than he has stopped telling me he loves me and tells me he loves me as...
    OneWayHisWay OneWayHisWay 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    DENIAL. ANGER. BARGAINING. DEPRESSION. ACCEPTANCE. High School Sophomore Year Health Class. The 5 stages of loss. "It doesn't necessarily always happen in this order, nor does it...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have always loved the idea of someday finding the perfect guy for me and getting married in some fairy tale scenario. But as I got older and watched relationships around me fail...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am 23 and I used to work with this man, who I will call Todd, for over a year. I've known him for 2 years now. He is 35. Up until recently, he's been married for several years...
    ImJustMe81406 ImJustMe81406 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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      I'm a newbie here, however, while feeling lonesome once again on a weekend, I thought I'd see if there's someone else put there that share my problem. I have 3 older...
    Maurap Maurap 46-50, F Mar 22

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    I worked as an assistant to a property manager for a larger company. I was given the task of hiring a maintenance man. I did and he seemed like a nice guy. He did have a past...
    fawnbrown1 fawnbrown1 41-45, F Mar 30

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    I am in love with a married man. Please no harsh judgements and just hear my side of the story. I am 21 years old (he is 45) and in college I met a guy 3.5 months ago and on our...
    sava1993 sava1993 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    BALANCE. TRANQUILITY. DOOM. A long time ago, I was told that my mentality of "Balance" was self-proclaimed. I believe that something good happens to me, something just as equally...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 Apr 6

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    CRAZY, OBSESSIVE, PSYCHOTIC. I'm all of those and more. I love my boyfriend with all my heart, I want him with me through all that I go through. I truly love him. Being in a...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Hahaha... if I'm not expecting visitors, and don't plan to go out again after work or something... then that bra is coming off and staying off!!!
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I've been through a really bad break up lately - My fiance of 1 year and I just weren't able to make it through the wedding planning phase - we'd met in university, decided we...
    Susumu999 Susumu999 22-25, F Apr 6

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    This was something I thought was a phase, but the more I grow older, the more I realize that I truly would find more peace without being in a marriage. I'm going to turn 23. Today...
    franny21 franny21 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I realize I have no friends on here or many in real life due to my own issues. I've always been a loner and very introverted. I am seeing a married man who I adore very much and...
    Lishadntplay Lishadntplay 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had an affair with a Married Man. Its been an emotional roller coaster and I finally called it quits 3 months ago and I find myself missing him dearly. I was married as well...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Yes, I had an affair with married man. I was married at the time too. My marriage was already crumbling but his is still going strong and I couldn't be any happier for him. I...
    lovehimdeeply lovehimdeeply 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    Ending my relationship With a married man. Feel like I'm getting my life back, never knew he was married until 2 years in . I was in love and stupid by then. I have a strong...
    charlotte61 charlotte61 51-55, F Apr 5

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 2 Responses