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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 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 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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    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 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'm 31 years old and I can say that I've truly loved only two people and unfortunately they were to the wrong ones. My close friends are all in long term relationships and getting...
    ownomore ownomore 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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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 18-21 Jul 15

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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 3 days ago

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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 5 Responses 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 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 2 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 Jul 19

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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 3 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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    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 3 hrs ago

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    Hey there all. Just to start off i need sincere advise . I am a 20 year old female who is seeing a married man who is in his early 40s yes as bad as it may sound the issue is...
    rainafff rainafff 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't like small children. There, I've said it. Why? I find them annoying, cloying, demanding, messy and destructive. I can't talk to them about anything, and cannot stand...
    Petcentric Petcentric 56-60 1 hr 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 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 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 22 hrs ago

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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 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really don't :'( she's my whole world. Life means nothing if she's not in it :'( what's the point of life if you can't be woth the one you love most in the entire universe :'( I...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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 5 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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    Yeah when i say i love you i mean it, even when i say i love you as friend, i mean it. I don't say it to just make a person happy but i really mean it.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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    I just don't know anymore. I'm tired of lying to myself and being someone I'm not. I don't know if I should shut out the internet and go camping to clear my mind but I really need...
    haileemattis haileemattis 16-17, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I will for very special occasions shave my legs...which amounts to almost never. I don't see the point. It just grows back the next day and it makes my showers take forever. I do...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am prompted to write this today after reading a message sent to me from someone who was in my circle and meant a lot to me. I was accused of being an F****** fraud and accused of...
    Lavender007 Lavender007 36-40, F 4 hrs 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 4 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 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 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 Jul 18

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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