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I Want to End My Miserable Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Same Old Pattern - He Ignore's Me - Contront Him And We Fight - He Acts Like Nothing's Wrong - Ignores Me

    I've been married to my husband for almost 20 years now. We have 3 grown children who are set to move out in the next few months. He ignores me completely. When I try to 'talk' about our zero communication problem and that it isn't normal for him to be on his phone all day...
    CupcakeCandi CupcakeCandi 41-45 Nov 23, 2012

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    I Am Ending My Marriage...

    I met my husband online and we got to know each other through chats for 6 months, then we became bf and gf. Since he cannot travel. I went to him finally to meet him for the first time in person. We had such a lovely one month and it made us so happy and so sure that we were...
    ange2012 ange2012 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    I'm Ready To Leave My Husband

    After 20yrs I'm ready to leave. I'm tired of the text messaging from other woman, ****, his put downs. I'm finally ready to walk alone in life. How do I make this smooth for my 2 kids? I can careless if I ever talk to their father again I just want this over ASAP. He belittles...
    FinallyWalkingAlone FinallyWalkingAlone 31-35 Apr 6, 2012

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    Not Sure Think I May Need To End My Marriage....advise Please!

    I have been married for close to 16 yrs now and am thinking about ending my marriage! So much has happened over the 16yrs of my marriage, I'm not sure how much more I can take. We got married very young and have 3 wonderful children together. In the begining of the marriage we...
    sweet1011 sweet1011 36-40 May 5, 2012

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    Married and Tired of Feeling This Way!

    Everybody grab a snack this is going to take awhile! Once upon a time I was in a beautiful marriage, with a man who treated me like a queen.  I was strong, independent, goal oriented, happy, and knew I had found my prince charming.  Now, fast forward 15 years.  My...
    crazytrain crazytrain 41-45 3 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    When Is Enough Enough?

    I am so torn. My husband and I have just shared our 7th anniversary. He was my friend for a long time before we got together, i never saw us a a viable couple, we were so different, he was very laid back, not at all structured a bit lazy, wanted to do things his own way and not...
    Miraclebeauty Miraclebeauty 31-35 Jun 14, 2012

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    Confuse Marriage

    I want to end my marriage.  I was becoming an oldmaid, alone, parents died. Although I have relatives, but I feel alone and tired of working since I left school. In short I though I found mr  right from internet and marriaed an American man. I sold my flat which give me...
    eyesore2010 eyesore2010 41-45, F Jan 2, 2010

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    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M a week ago

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    40 years of a miserable marriage/ I cant afford to leave. I am not working. We have a lot of debt. He causes me so much stress. He has such a temper. Never helps me in the house...
    Maggie1909 Maggie1909 61-65, F Nov 27

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    When I was with my ex, it was considerably the best time of my life. We did everything together, I mean EVERYTHING. At the time, I wasn't mature enough for her. She didn't want sex...
    metalhead251 metalhead251 18-21, M Nov 28

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    Anyone else thrown nearly a pack of Christmas cards away where you've automatically written you ex's name after the "love from"? It's the funny things that strike you once you...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Here's my story: After my boyfriend dumped me to be with my supposed best friend at the time when I was 17. I was pretty distraught. I had to go on anti-depressants at 18 and...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Why is a 47 year old man on here? This site has as young as 13 yr olds on it after all. I'll tell you why. When I was young I was very unhappy all the time, sometimes suicidal...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 28

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for just over 16 years. In that time I've been through the counseling sessions, countless fights, nights on the couch, online trysts, real life near...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I would like to start doing/enjoying some things on my own. I seem to be dependent on my husband being part of the picture and/or being a 'provider' of my happiness. If my husband...
    BonneNouvelle BonneNouvelle 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I can't seem to communicate with him, we either end up fighting or misunderstanding each other. Right now I' m sitting down stairs and he is up stairs­čś× We are a blending...
    suzys suzys 46-50, F Dec 13

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    I won't have to be here to listen to her whine, nag, complain etc !! I do nothing right in her eyes. She is NEVER happy unless she's nags We never have sex, and when we DID have...
    World4me World4me 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Well I'm not sure where this will end up. But I'm here as a former refuser. One to make some amends and two to tell the truth to all the women who are currently living with a...
    Transgressed Transgressed 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 10

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    They don't understand. They don't see how much I hate my life. They make me feel about an inch tall and I'm miserable. Nothing I do is good enough. For example, I tried throwing my...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Before my birth my Mom was told no heartbeat can be found ,your child has died and we need to remove the fetus ,,Mom said no ,,,I want my Mom and her friends to pray ,,they did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I have been married to my wonderful, amazing husband for almost two years now and we have been together for 5. I love him with all my heart and divorce is not an option with us...
    cowinapartyhat cowinapartyhat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I feel like I hate him and I know if I died in this moment I would likely go directly to hell. We have been married for about 7 years, living together for over 8, and met over 12...
    nocturne1980 nocturne1980 31-35 Dec 2

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    Well at the end of July my mother in law moved in, and was told she would be helping, well no such luck. Our sex life and intimacy has only gotten worse. I feel more like a...
    Fotoman Fotoman 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not a virgin, I have also been married before and have unfortunately had many experiences of sex without marriage. I really enjoy sex, however, I have always believed sex...
    jrsybelle jrsybelle 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's been a long time since I wrote: If you have read my previous articles then you already have the background or a lot of it. If not my situation is as follows: I have been...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    fifty things.. 1. Why fifty? Because im lazy. 2. Meet me in person and you will think im cold..but its just that i dont deal well with people. If i write for a while you will...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's been a year since I last posted. I had an online affair with a woman I met on EP. I fell in love with her. My wife found out and I broke it off. I haven't spoken to her in a...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm feeling very hopeless and depressed lately. Particularly today. At this point my psychology is so ****** up as a result of my husband never wanting me and being such an angry...
    myownproblem13 myownproblem13 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm not a very caring person. every time my mom is crying and going mad because her life isn't perfect, I just want to walk away. I hate comforting people, especially my mom. I...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F Dec 10

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    To his female "friend"... I think you and him will never have the same relationship that you once had, because of me and what did you expect? you should have known things would...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I just want others to see your love through me and how wonderful you are. It is so hard though and you know that Lord. I end up having so many hard, negative feelings that I know I...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I just want others to see your love through me and how wonderful you are. It is so hard though and you know that Lord. I end up having so many hard, negative feelings that I know I...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love my family more than life in itself. I really do. But everything is being put on me. I have to figure out everyone's problems and I'm always getting the short end of the...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I been in a long distance relationship for 5 years. We gotten married in April 22, 2014. we always had our ups and downs, but I never dreamed it would come crashing down on me...
    lvisbroken lvisbroken 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me or if I'm just flat out choosing partners that are not going to make it to that point. I'm going to be 34 on next Sunday, and...
    FoxyNC FoxyNC 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Active efforts to work on our marriage are "on-hold" to an extent over the holidays at my wife's insistence, though I struggle to believe good things can come from letting serious...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Daily it seems I see the same post...someone stating they live in a sexless marriage. Sometimes I respond and offer advice though it feels like I'm just adding my voice to the many...
    RLB2 RLB2 41-45, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't have many goals in life but I do want to get married someday. I've been told that this is a stupid thing to want to achieve. But my family has had a run of bad luck when it...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Happiness is elusive: You are here: Home ┬╗ Oasis ┬╗ Happiness is elusive Happiness is elusive Heera Nawaz, Nov 27, 2014 One of the greatest lyricists of all time is the late...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Went on a training ride today. Foggy, cold, wet, raining, damp and miserable, however still managed to keep a good speed on a hilly ride! Loving going with a group, I think today...
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M Nov 22

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    I ended up in this place because I can't say anything. Not to my family and not to my friends.Not to the therapist even. The stakes are high. This marriage is too advanced. My...
    BonneNouvelle BonneNouvelle 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    Hi everyone, I guess I'm a refuser, and I found this forum because my partner has told me about how she's been reading these postings for solidarity. She says that when I touch...
    badger2blue badger2blue 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    Toxic comes in many forms, the thing that they all have in common is you never know the extent of the damage until later, in my case, 3 years later I'm still discovering. The...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    So as you all know if you read any or some of my stories or experiences that I have not been doing so good or too great as most this year. Along with the bitterness comes the...
    WendyYang WendyYang 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    You know what hurts? What really, really hurts about my marriage? That I am my Husbands Best Friend. He's told me this. It's true, all the good friends I've known him to have...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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