I Want to End My Miserable Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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