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I Regret My Marriage

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    How Stupid...

    I should have never have gotten married. It was stupid and unromantic. He cheated on me and I only stayed with him because I had planned to get even. Stupid. I know! I mean, we already had a baby and I then got pregnant with the next soon after. My plan to get even fell...
    likeaprayerxo likeaprayerxo 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Time to Move On?

    I made a wrong decision that day.  To top it off, when I filed for the divorce I wrote the wrong date on the proof of service, so it was delayed...DUH!  My husband begged, I gave in(a total no no) and I said I would "consider counseling" ugh!  This is one...
    star13 star13 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Where Did The Love Go ........... ??

    Oh that I had the widom, now gained 20 yrs ago.......!I shall state quite clearly, my wife is a great person, no mistake......... but I have watched over the years, we both have very, very little in common. I feel that we are both dis-connected from the other & if it was just the...
    4meiski 4meiski 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    Its not that I dont love my husband,

    just that every step of us being together has been a struggle. I have sacrificed and invested so much in this relationship and I'm left wondering is it worth it. I don't feel my husband loves me as much as I love him and I feel as though he is only with me because he has more...
    mily24 mily24 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Regret My Marriage

    I dated him for 8 months and got engaged and then married at age of 23. His business was doing fine (according to him) then and I was also earning fine. After 10 years today he blames me for bringing bad luck in his life. He gets irritate with me too often...abuses...and hits in...
    PChug PChug 31-35 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    My Husben Is Still Living With He's Parents

    i meet my husben on line, we dating for 1 year, and then we decide to get merried, we live 4 hr distance, when we get merried he start saying things like in the future he would like he's mother come to live with me in the while he is with father and working becouse, i told him...
    menimoo menimoo 46-50 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    Hurt And Betrayed Over And Over

    Hello, I have been married for about 5 years now with 2 beautiful children.   They seem to be the only great thing coming out of my marriage.  I have been with my husband for 12 years all together.  When we first began dating for the first few years things...
    wifescorned wifescorned 26-30, F 6 Responses May 2, 2010

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    I Regret My Marriage.

    My husband is very sensitive. He has had a very different upbringing and the instability still shows.  I knew that there were issues before marriage but I didn't expect him to take things out on me. * There is no violence* And most of the times things are fine. It's just...
    omshanti omshanti 26-30, F 11 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    I Thought about starting a Blog ,

    I have considered writing a book... Mostly I realize I just I needed a outlet ... So My story is this .. I met my husband as young girl in the church I was the least bit interested in him but always thought he was quite handsome:), still is , I dated another guy for years had a...
    TheUnLovedWife TheUnLovedWife 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    My marriage is a complete joke!

    ! We've been together almost 7 years & married for just 10 months. We get on fine as friends, but romantically there is nothing? I feel sooooo stupid!! I knew I shouldn't have married him, but as per usual I was trying to make everyone happy so went ahead with it? I do love him...
    MemyselfandI80 MemyselfandI80 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Marriage....

    We were childhood friends who reconnected in adulthood. We rushed into a marriage that I regret. I long for my single life again, not necesarily to be single again, but to have my freedom back. He is angry, difficult, and an all around hateful man. I know I am far from perfect...
    abbstan1 abbstan1 31-35 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    Update. I have been officially divorced since July 30th, 2014. We divorced amicably and are still friends. I moved out of state and currently live with my parents (during the...
    frustratedndc frustratedndc 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 21

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    Rediscovering Sex in a Sexless Marriage: Rediscovering sex - This is where things are at now. For those who are reading my story for the first time let me point out my marriage...
    Fireflyz26 Fireflyz26 31-35, F 13 Responses Oct 2

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    Well I did it. I took everyones advice in ILIASM, and I consulted an attorney in the event that I may need to pull the parachute on my marriage. Thank you Bazaar for hammering this...
    Jane1024 Jane1024 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    I have married with someone that i'm not so sure to marry with. I met him after i broken heart with ex boyfriend. I liked him and felt happy with him, and was very happy when he...
    Paisley1515 Paisley1515 31-35, F Oct 4

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    I didn't wait until marriage and I don't regret it one bit. I had a few men in my life before I found the man of my dreams. He is my everything and we have lived together for 2...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Good-bye EP Friends! Hello to all members of this forum, but especially those whom I have come to know over the past two years. I am here to say goodbye. I am very grateful to...
    Buroak Buroak 51-55, M 22 Responses a week ago

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    Have you ever wanted to start over so bad that your whole body screams of it? I wish I could hit rewind. I wish I could change so many things. I never had regrets in my life...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 14

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    In the matters that you place as issues or task that are of the important nature you tend to put them off. its not intentional, but truly a way to handle whats in front of you...
    mrjmoore40 mrjmoore40 41-45 1 Response Oct 15

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    I'm currently fourteen years old, and lost my virginity at the age of twelve. Sure it's embarrassing to say, but believe me I regret it. I was doing some pretty bad stuff at...
    Flannell Flannell 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 22

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    No Regrets - "Nothing is certain, except death and taxes." - Benjamin Franklin - We all know when our taxes are due, but none of us know when we will die. We could live to the...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 14 Responses Oct 16

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    I hate my life right now. I rushed into a marriage with a woman with three kids. She's a great woman but I just have major regret and resentment because I found out things after...
    tmantx tmantx 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 16

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    Here's something else to ponder as you consider what to do about your sexless marriage. According to the chaplain that wrote this essay, what dying people tell him they'll miss...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 8 Responses Oct 17

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    I was 20 years old and up to this point, I hadn't done anything with anyone. Part of it was lack of opportunity, part of it was the fact that I wanted to wait until I was married...
    ismalbergher ismalbergher 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 19

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    This is a topic that a lot of people have opinions on. I didn't wait until marriage & I'm not even planning on getting married for a long time. I was 14 when I lost my virginity. I...
    kaitybobaityxo kaitybobaityxo 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 20

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    I cheated on my husband over the course of two weeks because I've been desperately searching for a job. I posted an ad online that I'd be willing to f*** whoever hired me on a...
    Efangeii Efangeii 18-21, F a week ago

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    ... and I think he is trying. H is making sure to spend more "quality time" together, besides work - concerning work we spend a lot of time together, maybe too much. The quality...
    LostSophya LostSophya 26-30, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I dont know. Regret is a heavy loaded word. I try not ti regret the decisions i make because at the time it was exactly what i wanted (and yes i got that quote from the internet...
    cypressjon cypressjon 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    It is okay, to say we regret and regret our abortion. But can we honestly say that we will always regret our decision? Just listen for a moment... Things can change from now, until...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Another note from the other side.... I write this not to rub things in, but really out of pure amazement and happiness, as a way to maybe offer hope. My boyfriend and I had some...
    awakeforthedancechecksin awakeforthedancechecksin 36-40, F 25 Responses Oct 9

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    I was 17 and it felt like time. I was with someone caring and special. Its not something I regret and I rather enjoyed myself.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 12

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    No did not wait. I was 18 and he was 26, we both had the same English class in college and I approached him. I wanted to have my first time with someone older and who atleast knew...
    Janasai Janasai 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I've thought about it long and hard.... should I let someone take my virginity before marriage or should I wait. I'm not in a serious relationship now and I would never have sex...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F Oct 14

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    God I don't want to be a shell. I don't want to lose myself, my identity, because I am being abused. I am aware, but still blind. I know he will never change, but yet I stay with...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 23

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    I made up my mind at the beginning of the summer that I wanted to have sex before school started this year. I had just started dating my current boyfriend and I guess the curiosity...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Escaped nearly two years ago. During this time i went through a range of emotions and ups and downs. I met a new girlfriend, who adores me and i am still with. It is bliss...
    punchbag2012 punchbag2012 41-45, M 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost my virginity to a preachers son in the preachers house with him home and in the next room and the bedroom door open the bad part it wasn't good and the guy had prettier...
    unknown272014 unknown272014 26-30, F 15 Responses 3 days ago

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    THE TRUTH BEHIND THESE KINDS OF MARRIAGES.Last week, I wrote an article for my blog titled: Six Reasons That Your Marriage Will Fail. One of the areas that I highlighted was...
    LadyMarredMind LadyMarredMind 36-40, F 14 Responses Oct 15

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    Honestly, I'm still contemplating if I regret it or not. About 6 months ago I met a guy who I was interested in, and I'm still dating him now. The third time I met him it was my...
    Ronih03 Ronih03 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    My dad sent me this months ago when I told him I want to marry my boyfriend. I think this is fabulous advice and something refusing spouses have either forgotten or never learned...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 15 Responses Oct 3

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    If I had regrets then I wouldn't be the person I am today. No matter what I've done I've never regretted anything not for one minute and never will.
    FindingTheRealMe FindingTheRealMe 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I am 46 years old. I was married for 16 years. My boys are 15 and 17. I have primary custody. I have never missed my ex husband for one day. But I regret having broken our...
    Monicas2boys Monicas2boys 46-50, F Oct 6

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    20 regrets I can think of on hand 1: Caring about and loving people who didn't care about me back. 2: Not trusting my instincts. 3: Making fun of people (secretly) who are mental...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Oct 14

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    There’s a number of reasons why people live in sexless marriages, every married couple’s situation is different; you could talk to fifteen different couples and hear fifteen...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 8 Responses Oct 17

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    A wise man once said. A life without regret is no life at all. I know I have an ever growing list of things I wish I'd done or said. Thinking about it, the list of things I've done...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    From HuffPost Divorce:The Problem with Staying Together for the Kids Mom and dad don't like each other. They don't make small talk. They don't chuckle about last night's episode...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    So, I've posted previously, but its a been a long time. I've been married over 11 years, the vast majority of which which have been sexless. I've spoken to my wife countless times...
    Xaeth Xaeth 36-40, M 22 Responses Oct 8

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    I feel very sad each time I read people talking bad abour marriage...comparing it to a prison...love cemetery...not knowing why they should marry...wanting to be eternal lovers...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 10 Responses Oct 10

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