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I Unhappily Married

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    Sad, Lonely and Confused

    So I can't believe I'm here, but here I am. I am so unhappy in my marriage. I still love my husband sometimes but more and more often I find that I despise him. I never knew someone's soulmate could turn around and be so incredibly selfish. He is fourty years old and completely...
    sad1 sad1 36-40 3 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    What Is Going On

    This is what my father in law said when he came to visit me. I was made to feel really intimidated and pressured in my own home. How am I supposed to say anything to him, he will always defend and support his daughter. Nobody knows what i feel and i can't cope with it
    steed66 steed66 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    12 Years Of Misery

    There were red flags from the begining of the marriage. He had two children from a previous relationship and still lived at home with his mom and dad. I was looking at the potential I thioughty he had. Has the years went on I realized he never had a plan for us. After being...
    bxlb bxlb 36-40 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Is this normal ? I have been married 5 years

    with 3 children and 2 children from a precious relationship. I thought I met the man of my dreams! I am happy when he is at work but when he returns I feel like I am walking on egg shells. Nothing I do is ever good enough. I run 3 businesses from home plus look after the...
    skyblue75 skyblue75 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Failure In Marriage...

    It seems that bad decisions are following my way of life.  My first marriage ended after 2 years with a overposessed ex-wife. My current marriage is with a woman that's 10 years younger than me (I am 37).  We were roommates for 3 years, then spilled...
    FailedAgain FailedAgain 36-40 2 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Is It Possible to Regain Trust?

    I married my long time lover and have been married 22 years.  He has verbally abused me, been unkind, unfair, yet he has also been a dream man -much of the time.  He was raised by a controlling, disrespectful father.  I am a people pleaser , plus I could not...
    bellaella bellaella 46-50 6 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    Unhappily Married

    hello..first time here so bear with me. I have been married for 20 years and I am so unhappy. There is so much missing in my marriage..affection..laughter..just talking. My husband is a very OCD type person and i never feel like I ever do anything right in his eyes. I used to be...
    ja45 ja45 41-45 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    I Can't Talk To My Wife.

    This might seem strange but i just can't talk to my wife, i just clam up and the words just won't come out, then after i feel really frustrated that i couldn't say anything. I guess it's mostly because of the way things have been in the past especially with her bad temper and...
    steed66 steed66 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    No Support

    I am finding everything so hard, i have no friends and no support. I am trying to get things moving in splitting up with my wife. But I have to do it all in almost secret because nobody knows really what is happening. My wife has friends and her parents, i have just me
    steed66 steed66 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    Wrong Answer

    my wife asks me things but its clear from the outset she only wants one answer, what she wants,an example of this was last night she asked me if i wanted a meal with her parents,i have been stalling over the last week or so to give an answer, so i told her i wasnt really bothered...
    steed66 steed66 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    Hi. I just need to get this off my chest,

    and I don't know who to turn to. I have a therapist, and she's great, but expensive. I have been married for 19 years. Most of those years have been difficult. My husband and I have 3 children. I am 42, he will turn 46 soon. I am a stay-at-home-mom. This is what I always...
    kat2027 kat2027 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    I think dudes cheat when theyre married

    because they get bored of their wife after awhile. What yall think?
    kstewartt kstewartt 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I Guess This Is Me

    is it my own fault? i stopped xdressing at my wifes request 1 years ago should i have carried on i think so now thinking of all those wasted yours when i could have been a woman if she accpets me as one, that is fine i wouldnt mind living as 2 old women together it is...
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Apr 4, 2013

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    It's sad that I married someone despite

    everyone in my life telling me not too. I'm now in a marriage where everyday I find more reasons not to love home. Regretting means not having my wonderful daughter.
    rloves rloves 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Thinking It May Already Be Over

    Me and my husband were highschool sweethearts, we have 2 children, and have been married for 7 months now, we use to laugh with each other and play around and were so in love, but now every time we try to joke with each other we fight, the littlest things make us fight, it got a...
    Tinacart Tinacart 18-21 Feb 2, 2013

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    Two Weeks ; Too Soon

    My husband and I have been married for only two weeks, and from the second that we signed those papers I've been growing increasingly unhappier. I have no idea why. He has never been anything but wonderful to me. He treats me like an absolute princess - but for some reason I...
    bbbrie bbbrie 18-21 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    My Husband Is A Demon.

    First of all, I'm super relieved that there is a site where I can vent; this was the first site that came up after I googled: 'I hate my husband'. Well, I've been with my husband for 6 years; have been married since December 2012. Why I got married? Well, I ask myself that...
    MyLittleLambs13 MyLittleLambs13 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 2, 2013

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    Confused Mother Of 2, Deep Beat Husband

    I have been married for 6 years now and have 2 amazing children.  My husband was injured almost 3 years ago and has been home on disability.  He can still get around and help with the house. However,  he does very little to help.    I work full...
    nowwhattodo nowwhattodo 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    Unhappily Married

     We havent been married long. About a yr and half. We had our problems in the beginning with him lying to me and now the trust is shot for me. Our sex life is horrible. I suspect hes bi. He had told me that his first wife also thought he was gay. Its very hard having sex...
    Irelandclover Irelandclover 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Very Confused

    I have been married for 3 years now. It was nice at first, he was (and  still is ) a very nice guy. Loved me very much. However we come from very different backgrounds and have some different values. There are many things that keep us apart. About six months ago we had a...
    spring87 spring87 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    So Unhappy In My Marriage

    I have been in this marriage for close to 30 years. We have had no intimate contact since the mid 1990s. He has a short fuse and blows up over the littlest thing. He controls everything. If I step out of line he will blow up at me. He decides which vehicles I am "allowed" to...
    needstofindsomeonetolove needstofindsomeonetolove 51-55 3 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    Journey Together

    I don't want anyone to think I've got a bad life, I've got a great one, but I'm unhappily married and always have been. I was very abused by my parents and just wanted out. I had next to no social skills and certaintly didn't know what to look for in a marriage partner. I had no...
    abbie11 abbie11 46-50 Mar 27, 2012

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    Don't Know What To Do

    My husband and I have been married for about 3 yrs and after being married I have been in and out of the hospital for deppresion for the 1st yr, after the going through a yr of trying to find the right meds we moved into our own home we got through the state. We lived there for 1...
    mickiecakes mickiecakes 31-35, F Mar 16, 2012

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    Unhappy In My Marriage

    I am a 34 years old woman. and I've been married for 15 years and have 3 children 11,14,16. I feel the only good thing that has come out of this marriage is my children. Though I have a long list of unhappy moments, I will name just a few. 4years ago my husband cheated. When I...
    Blueklm Blueklm 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Newly Wed

    I am new to this. I am 20 years old and married and pregnant. I am also unhappy. He always works. He tells me that he works for me so he can take care of me but because we are newly wed I just want to be taken care. Given some tender care. Loved but not smothered. But it seems he...
    Sweety06 Sweety06 18-21 Oct 10, 2008

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    Unhappily Married

    i have been married for 6 years with 2 small children, whom i love and adore; but i have to say the more that life goes on; i just hate being married to my husband; i don't think that i have ever met such a lazy, sloppy, selfish, good for nothing excuse for a human being in my...
    mcquay mcquay 36-40 2 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    This Is My Sad Life

    I have been married for 15 years, and I'm so ******* unhappy. I feel sorry for my unhappy, miserable, husband and I thinks thats why I stay.
    ladyiebee6 ladyiebee6 41-45 1 Response May 5, 2011

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    I miss holding hands, first dates, butterflies in your stomach, waiting for his phone call, kissing, cuddling and flirting.
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    I've been struggling in my marriage for the last several months. My husband finally agreed to seek counseling, so we had one joint session with our priest and then he asked for us...
    jb1663 jb1663 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    Relationship limbo is awful. My husband is sleeping in the basement. I asked for seperation....basement was his compromise. I wouldn't say in miss him but I am lonely. Sad being...
    vangogh7 vangogh7 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 2

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    Told my husband I am just done. Financially I really don't know how I'll make it, but at this point I will have to work through that. I can't go through life this way with such...
    lostinnewengland lostinnewengland 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 10

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    I feel that my spouse wasn't ready for marriage. He goes out every weekend with his friends. I left my life to be an army wife and I feel like there was no point of me coming up...
    chanel0408 chanel0408 18-21, F Nov 17

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    What do you do when you left the corporate world...your friends...and now have to give up your family for your husband. After six years of marriage I'm not sure he even loves me or...
    RenFlorida RenFlorida 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My husband decided to give me the "silent treatment" . What do I do to warrant this? I asked if he remembered any of the old sitcoms from the 80's-90's. He said (yelled) I already...
    HemiCuda HemiCuda 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been married for almost 6 years. I know my wife loves me, but we never have sex. It's been 3 years since we've had really good she's-actually-into-it-sex, and only once in...
    DaisyMae54 DaisyMae54 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I am married to wonderful man who takes great care of me but I sulk over the past I guess... Would you be okay if your husband was friends with someone of the opposite sex? My...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know, that's not supposed to be possible. People say it's not possible, that I'm deluding myself. I'm looking for a way out, I secretly hate her, we must have a sexless...
    roykirk roykirk 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    My husband and I got married because I was pregnant with our daughter, which was fine, but neither of us really wanted to get married. Our families pressured us into it (both are...
    katinbell katinbell 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 30

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    It's been a long time since I've posted. A lot has happened and so much to say. The divorce finalised over two years ago we lived with each other for the past 2 years, I got to...
    popsydoodle popsydoodle 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I want a lot of odd things from my mate and on top of everything is the fact that I don't want to be married or have kids. For many those two things are the climax of a LTR so a...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Ok, I got married in secret this weekend and am already tired of feeling like I am living a double life. I want to tell my parents, but they will be livid and disappointed. They...
    CheyC CheyC 18-21 Nov 12

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    I was married before I graduated from high school, divorced, and pregnant before I was legally able to drink alcohol so I've had more than a few great lessons prior to reaching...
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 31-35, F Nov 14

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    I am 2 days from being 23 years old and am married to a childhood best friend. We married one year ago, almost to the day. He has always been incredibly close to my family and...
    laurnes1 laurnes1 22-25, F