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I Think People Give Up Too Easily On Their Marriages

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    What You Desire Is Closer Than You Know...

    I definitely agree that husbands and wives give up much too quickly in our culture of "'throw-away" relationships.  I've seen that tendency to want to "toss in the towel" in myself...  and I don't like it. As I entered my mid-life crisis a few years...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    Disagree

    I'm in total disagreement.  I think too many people stay in bad marriages.  Want to waste a lifetime?  Stay in a bad marriage.  Divorce can be a fresh, new beginning.  It is foolish to stay in a bad or loveless marriage.
    StephieBbow StephieBbow 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    Fireproof

    they have so many reasons for a divorce.. i never understand why they have to do that maybe if i have one in the future, i'll know how it feels   it reminds of the movie "fireproof". a great movie for couples who wants to separate
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F 5 Responses May 12, 2010

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    people really do give up on marriages too

    easily....mine was let go and it could have been put back together if we would have understood each other better...I miss him so much to this day
    kimberly45 kimberly45 41-45, F Jan 2

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    Husband In Midlife Crisis, Wants Divorce Then Confused Then Wants To Work On It

    I have been married to the same man for almost 25 years.  We have had great times and very hard times.  In November we had a huge argument and he said he wanted a divorce.  I said ok, couple days later he wanted to talk. As we talk he said we should wait to make sure that is...
    newlifeat50 newlifeat50 46-50 5 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    Single Again?!?

    My husband is 31 and I swear he is going through a midlife crisis. He bought a new car has lost a lot of weight and now he has decided he wants to be single after 5 yrs of marriage and two deployments. He says he still loves me and IS in love with me. We do everything together...
    Seriously1234 Seriously1234 36-40 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    Dont Under Stand

    after 13 years my wife tells me she dont love me ,wow then 2 days latter she moved to another state .i didnt know we were even having problems ,all i can say .is im puting every thing in gods hands. we getting the big d word .i got shot two years ago ,so i cant bulid homes any...
    williams36 williams36 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    onecutebubbles0729 onecutebubbles0729 22-25, F Oct 26

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    That's about it really. Title says it all. I don't have to give any reasons for thinking they're silly. I don't have to justify it. I'm entitled to say it, preach and repeat it...
    Happytohelp77 Happytohelp77 36-40, M Oct 28

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    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    zoexoo zoexoo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    LoveRobbery LoveRobbery 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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