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I Regret My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Apr 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    So I have a huge decision that needs to be made, that is giving me many sleepless nights. If you read my back story, you will understand the state of my marriage. My husband took a...
    Maezy64 Maezy64 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My wife and I have been married for 13 years, together for 16 years. We love each other dearly and share many fundamental values. We have two great children under ten. We have a...
    1100R 1100R 41-45, M 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Well where do I start? It didn't used to be a bad marriage when we got married 13 years ago in 2001, I was 25 and she was 24. In fact it was a very good marriage, I loved her and...
    HPeterson HPeterson 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    We met in a 3 month long nursing class & work together. He knew dad & came to His funeral. He surprisingly kissed me out of the blue at a bar after some drinks & told me about his...
    BlueEyes3182 BlueEyes3182 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Does anyone really leave this group without leaving the marriage? I don't think its possible, interested to hear opinions. Thanks.
    meme111111 meme111111 36-40, M 8 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'm keen to hear the other side of the story. What do "refusers" say? Do any of them visit this blog? If my wife said to me, "I really need my back scratched every day, and you...
    DownunderDude DownunderDude 41-45, M 15 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I don't know if my story is the same, or different...some of us know nothing and everything about the reasons why we're here. I'm in my mid 30's, my husband is 50ish. We've been...
    DichotomyInMotion DichotomyInMotion 36-40, F 9 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    There are many instances of people here, especially newbies, claiming that everything is good but the sex. I have even said it myself . But we all know that sex is far from the...
    SuntObosit SuntObosit 56-60, M 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    White American female, early 20's, nonreligious but from Protestant background, looking for gay/asexual male for MOC. My immediate family and a few friends are aware (and...
    AmericainBelle AmericainBelle 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Okay i really Need help on this one. I an indian as most of you can tell by my picture. But the truth is I am the completely different from the stereotypical indian. No i do not...
    notagirl12 notagirl12 16-17, M 1 Response 38 mins ago

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    I was 15 when I first began to experiment. We were a little crazy and acted like typical teenagers. I found out later that his parents supported the experience because they wanted...
    kdone kdone 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I can't believe it. Over two years and a half years gone....And, let me tell you I have had more sex in these past two years then the twelve years of that relationship combined...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F Mar 26

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    Sometimes I think marriage is not for me. I won't get into detail but just say I've been married 6 years and we have 1 child. My husband quit his jobs ago because he didn't like...
    sssy sssy 22-25 Apr 2

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    I have a really hard time communicating with my husband. We filed for divorce 6 months ago but then decided to let it go and reconcile. At the same time, other circumstances have...
    irismagnolia irismagnolia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have been married for 10 years and have three children with my wife. The last 2-3 years have not been enjoyable. I can't say that is due to any one incident or event, so my...
    canadiankid26 canadiankid26 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    It was someone I hated, a week before first sleeping with my boyfriend (now fiancé). And I'm so glad I did, for a few reasons. Partly because of the physical aspects. For me, it...
    MissIntent MissIntent 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I wanted to wait...and then I didn't..and I don't regret it.
    AYTGItsMeMaddie AYTGItsMeMaddie 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Thoughts on counter-refusing, or "why would I do to my SO what has hurt me so much?" This was posted elsewhere, but I thought I would post it here. The practice of a HL...
    stayinghereforreal stayinghereforreal 41-45, M 11 Responses Apr 3

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    Oh man, guys. I think I'm losing it. I just, I wake up and it hurts. I'm full of fear. I don't know why because we're just separated. Until things change I can't file anyways. But...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 14 Responses Apr 5

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    I used to have a past account on EP. I cancelled it for some life changes and I want to start anew. What I do regret cancelling my account is all the points I used to have and not...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    It's over when it's over Ain't it, baby, ain't it? Rips ya like a dagger, Can't it baby, Can't it Wish we could do it over Damn it, baby, Damn it We had it in the air, we just...
    gracehopepeace gracehopepeace 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I love my wife and I know she is my soulmate. She's a wonderful wife, mother, friend, and partner in my life; of course less the sex. I can say that she made me a better man, more...
    TheWorks TheWorks 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i regret literally EVERYTHING i do i dont know why? like i could have done it better? i mean i even regret things i say in a text message.. even on this post iam.posting now and il...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Why should I have regrets? Especially when I know that I made the right decision. At the time, I was in no place to be a mother. I also didn't want to be a mom. I didn't love the...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Do your best and leave nothing to regret. Nobody can be perfect, there's bound to be weaknesses in everyone. One may choose to be depressed over it or choose to work on it but...
    MarshallLloyd MarshallLloyd 16-17, M Apr 1

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    I regret something i know I shouldn't regret. This is for 'TheBirdWhoFlew' I'm sorry that I let you wait for four hours. I'm sorry I wasn't even able to say 'hey I'm sorry I'm...
    ShotACrisis ShotACrisis 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Make that, that I used to live in a marriage that was becoming a sexless marriage. Today would have been our second anniversary. The story is complicated, but to make it short, she...
    soundtrackforantarctica soundtrackforantarctica 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 25

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    Illusions That Kept Me Trapped in Sexless Marriage If you read my first EP story, you will get the impression that the sexlessness started with the conception of my child 4 years...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    the reasons why i dont want to do anything sexual before marriage : reason number 1 : what if i had sex with my girl friend before marriage , and after few days i met with...
    lifetriangle lifetriangle 22-25, M 7 Responses Apr 15

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    Psychology Today has a couple of recent articles regarding "Does Sexless marriage justify adultery". The articles are reasonable and informed and the comments worthwhile. They...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    One of my biggest regrets is moving off campus. Freshman year I hated it. I'm the only child so I was use to being by myself in a clean quiet environment. Living in a community...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 25

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    It's been nearly 8 years since my first abortion and 8 years since what I was told and made to believe would end my 'problem', actually opened a flood gate of never ending new ones...
    em2521 em2521 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I don't regret the things that I have done, but I do regret the things that I have not yet done when I still had my chance.
    Moridori Moridori 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I exposed my body half naked to someone. I don't know why i did it... I just wanted to. I really regret doing it. I've never done anything like this before and i couldn't believe...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I regret a lot of things but i regret letting down a very amazing guy for the guy i am with currently who i believes doesn't stand a chance against the man i let down. My boyfriend...
    goofygurl01 goofygurl01 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have very few regrets if any about my life. I don't live with a could of should have attitude. While I'm not exactly proud of some of the things I've done I don't wish I would...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 1 Response Apr 10

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    Not many, but there are just certain things in my life that I'm just not proud of. Mainly they are focused in high school, when I briefly became a person who I never really wanted...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Normal.... There are many stories on here about after leaving marriages and having normal relationships. Well I haven't left my marriage yet. I have talked to a lawyer and...
    jencpa jencpa 31-35, F 12 Responses Apr 11

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    The rubble of our marriage I try not to look I try to change my focus to what else gives me happiness my children my friends my home my community I cannot help...
    Bobbie71 Bobbie71 41-45, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    Two weeks ago, I shared what I thought would be my current status for awhile. Life being what it is - it has thrown me into a crazy roller coaster loop once again. The good news...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 21 Responses Mar 28

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    Before and After … Nearing 8 months after my separation, I reflect on the emotional desert I have called my marriage. During those years, I was starved for a smile or a hug. A...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 11 Responses Apr 6

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    Thought this was worth a read. Not applicable to all but still interesting. A lack of sexual interest in women is a big topic Fotolia_49866286_XS Peter and Andrea are teachers...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 13 Responses Apr 10

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    I don't believe in gay marriage. I believe in marriage. And I think that's between any two people that love each other. Man and man. Woman and man. Woman and woman. Or whatever you...