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I Married Someone I Didn't Love

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    ROAR!!

    I married someone that I hated with a PASSION! lol! He kept pushing me to marry him, and I was CRYING the week before we got married at the court house. He was a guy from india looking for a greencard (which he NEVER got-HAHAHA!) He thought he could cheat on me and I would stay...
    exslut exslut 22-25, F 5 Responses May 10, 2008

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    Some Things Are Hard to Explain

    The truth of the matter is that there I was, almost 24 years old, getting married to this person... and even as we were in the middle of the ceremony itself, I was thinking "I have no idea why I am here, and why I am agreeing to marry this person." In retrospect, I...
    Denmarkguy Denmarkguy 51-55, M 13 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    I Married Someone I Didn't Love

    It was my second marriage. He really loved me and when he asked me to marry him I thought okay. He was responsible and had good health insurance and I was a mom with 3 kids. My friends told me in the beginning they didn't think we had enough of a bond and that I wouldn't be...
    maygirly maygirly 51-55 2 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    I Am Losing My Mind

    I met my soul mate over the internet he was in New York and I was in California. He moved to California to be with me but was never content because he had a very young little boy who he missed. I finally agreed to give New York a try and was there for a year while there, I felt...
    Helplesslygoingincircles Helplesslygoingincircles 36-40 5 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    I Can't Believe It

    I always said i wouldn't settle for someone and I would stay single until i found the right person. But i was 25 years old tired of being single and i had this guy always asking me out showing me all kinds of attention which of course i didn't mind at all. Ended up changing my...
    Unhappy4555 Unhappy4555 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2010

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    Learned To Love?

    So, we´ve heard people who were forced to marry back in the old days and ended up happy. My story is different but same I married my husband at 19 to escape from an abusive father, i didnt love him, i just thought he was a pretty cool guy, i got pregnant and things only went...
    SimplyMe2 SimplyMe2 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    Married For The Wrong Reasons!!

    Hi all, Wow, I feel so relieved to know I am not the only one to marry someone for the wrong reasons!!  I was 18 and just out of high school when I met my husband.  He is 6 years older than me.  We immediately started dating and things moved fast.  I was...
    karatemomx4 karatemomx4 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 23, 2010

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    I Will Marry For Everything But Love

    I think when you hit a certain age in my culture the alarm bells start ringing...for my parents obviously (as "open-minded") as they are living in 21st Century as British Asians) but it's always a worry. Constantly hearing from my mother how she just has me left to get married...
    SUNNIEbunnie7 SUNNIEbunnie7 22-25 Oct 16, 2011

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    What Is My Problem?!

    Everyone around me feel jealous about the life i live. I am going to marry a nice guy who is going to take me to another country where he has planned lot of things for me. Our family know each other well. We talked for few days. And we had trust and love on each other. We...
    appleammu appleammu 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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    Why Couldn't I End Things Before They Got So Out Of Hand..

    We started dating when I was 17. It wasn't one of those things that was a long time coming by any means. When he asked me out I said no multiple times until my friend finally got me to agree to going to a movie. I was having a rough time with some of my friends and it was nice to...
    hadleyk hadleyk 22-25 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Got Married But Not For Love

    This is a story that I've never shared before. I don't know how to feel sometimes, ashamed or good that at least my son has a father figure around. To cut the story short I got married because I didn't want my son to not know his father like I did. My dad left my mum when I was 8...
    darkvader darkvader 31-35, M 6 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    I Did The Same...

    It is amazing how many of these stories sound just like mine.  I met a guy when I was 22..he was great and caring.  I got scared and ended it. I thought I was too young.  About a year later, I was having some self esteem issues and met another guy.  He...
    Theresa812 Theresa812 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2010

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    Love Is Not Worth Living A Life Of Pain And Humilliations*

    Ive been married for the past 3 months, an amaizing guy who i sometimes look at and tears come to my eyes, because he loves me and treats me the way my ex boyfriend didnt. I tell myself he deserves for me to love him back and leave my past experience behind but sometimes its hard...
    gbautista12 gbautista12 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    I didn't know where else to turn.

    I needed to let this out. My husband and I met on Facebook when he was deployed to Iraq. I was currently in a relationship at the time, but wanted to get to know him despite my current situation. On his two-week leave from Iraq, we went on our first date (Valentine's Day). We...
    MrsSmithXO MrsSmithXO 22-25, F 23 Responses May 4

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    Ok here it is I met my wife at jobcorp,

    while we were there we dated for the 3-4 months we were there she went home first, when I got back home she contacted me (keep in mind I was young and dumb and wasn't thinking with the proper head) so anyway when I went to see her I had no intention of staying (didnt tell her...
    tdavis82 tdavis82 31-35, M Jul 27

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    Since posting my last experience,

    I've done a lot of thinking. I don't want to live my life this way, and I certainly don't want my son to grow up in an unstable environment. Due in part to the encouragement of you all on EP, I've found the courage to leave, and I will be en route to Indiana (where I'm from...
    MrsSmithXO MrsSmithXO 22-25, F 4 Responses May 4

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    Married Again - For The Wrong Reasons!!

    I'm just SOOO upset with myself. I was married to a man for 7 years who I thought I loved, had 2 wonderful kids, but he turned out to be verbally abusive and I finally divorced him. Was single for about 14 years when I met my current husband. I was not in a good place - both...
    ignoringmygut ignoringmygut 51-55 1 Response Jan 25, 2011

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    A Fool For Experience...

    I was 26. He was 20 when we met. We got married after knowing each other for only a couple months. I've had a lot of experiences in life and the one I never gave a fair chance was the idea of marriage and kids and the whole stereotypical white-picket-fence thing. Well, he said he...
    ororolebeau ororolebeau 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    So I was dating a soldier for almost a year (one month from a year when he broke up with me). We were perfectly happy before he let for annual training. Two weeks into it he calls...
    ArmyNakata ArmyNakata 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I loves somebody that didn't love me,(or someone I had very strong feelings for) and I kinda regret it... I was somewhat played...
    DreadlockJesus DreadlockJesus 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Okay so I was in love with my best friend problem is he is also the (best friend of my ex),which is probably the worst thing ever but my ex didn't love me anyway so I guess that...
    maryamtssn24 maryamtssn24 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    My ex broke up with me because he realised he didn't love me, after we had been flirting for months and months. It is still as painful as the day he chose to end it and i still...
    Lilys3 Lilys3 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I loved someone who wasn't ready to be in love. We were young and I totally understand it now. At the time I felt so empty and I let it all take over my life. I dislike how I dealt...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    So last night I was trying to get to sleep, but I just couldn't. I was thinking of him...He was the one that got away. He and I had crushes on each other in high school, which we...
    SpeakUpNow SpeakUpNow 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Time to vent or whatever. Enjoy. January 28th, 2014... I met him. Where? Tumblr! Of course. I was typically following back some blogs and answering messages. Well, gosh, I...
    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I've kept a secret from you. You thought that I was perfect, but I'm far from it. I know I'm young and human, but that's no excuse. You my not understand. I don't know if this was...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I loved this girl, I'll call her K. I liked this girl from the beginning of 8th grade and I kinda still have feelings for her. Me and K was in jazz band together and it was 2...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 10

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    Didn't know I existed more like. I would sit in class, in high school, and just find my self wanting to look at him, he is so handsome. I blush every time I have to speak in front...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    It kind of sucks. You don't realize how crappy it is because you've put so much effort in-so clearly anyone would love that, right? Wrong. Loving him was so hard. I might not have...
    NoMoreTearsToni NoMoreTearsToni 18-21, F Aug 7

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    He was older. He was my friends brother. And oh every girl in school must of wanted him. And gosh I thought I could never impress him. He made me want to like cars and motorcycles...
    Cozie Cozie 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 5

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    I've liked a few girls down the years that didn't like me, one or two I even thought I loved at the time. But looking back, I realise there was only one girl I really did love, I...
    bd693 bd693 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I'm still in love with that boy that doesn't love me :( sometimes it would be easier if I didn't but I don't want the easy option. The pain that I feel is the only thing that makes...
    angelskyanderson angelskyanderson 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I love someone who don't love me. I fell in love when I am 14. I love her madly. She was my classmate who cheeled up with frnds an also popular in the school. At first I hate her...
    paulsneha paulsneha 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It's my birthday today, everyone wished me happy birthday except for it. This is the first time I didn't feel so happy during my birthday..
    greenflapper greenflapper 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 9

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    When does it stop? I fell in love with a guy when I was 14. Fourteen! We never went out, we were hardly even friends. I'm pretty sure he had feelings for me back then. A part of...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How awful to love someone who doesn't love you back, at least not in the way you want her to. You are best friends, and you're always there for her her, but she has told you that...
    logic93 logic93 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship for about he'll I don't know cause its been off and on but we have a 14 year old son and I love her but I feel as though she doesn't love me
    insaneknight insaneknight 31-35, M Aug 4

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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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    I can recall it like it was yesterday . She was a lovely woman who told me she would be my everything. I helped buy her clothes and everything. When she was sad she would call...
    Imadesk Imadesk 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I am married on 15 feb. But now. Thr is an another girl in my husband'a life. He promised me that he'll leave her but still in contact with her. He even don't allow me to leave or...
    NehaChahal NehaChahal 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    Does my gf love me? We live together and were planning on getting married. I got sick today and had to cancel our vacation plans. She now is yelling at me and wants to fly out...
    l3ean l3ean 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Do guys ever fall in love with girls who they are just supposed to be friends with? *sigh* For some reason, I feel like it's impossible for this guy. Like, it's just not gonna...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I had a first love when I was 14 with a boy. But then I had my first love with a girl. I thought she loved me. I should have known she would never choose me when she would get mad...
    brejack07 brejack07 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I am in love with someone who's in love with someone else, who is in love with someone else. Can't you see I am in the same boat? I'd be there for you but I get it. They're the...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Title:Song For You By:GingerSlim (Chorus) I just can't get passed the fact that I lost you Knowing how d*** hard that I tried I would have been there for you baby I blew it and...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 18-21, M Aug 4

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    Well I met this guy online he seemed so nice so we went and met each other and I found out he was nice hot and all that but after 10 minutes of being with him we did a few things u...
    JC6596 JC6596 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I get what people are saying about how absence makes the heart grow stronger... But what are you to do when you have been with someone for 3 years and only see that person once or...
    alwayswondering07 alwayswondering07 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Well it really hurts to share... I was with this girl for 3 years and I don't memeber when she started to pull away... I tried so hard to get things back on the track again..but...
    atarod atarod 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Who hasn't? i could count...but then i couldn't.