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I Want to End My Miserable Marriage

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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My wife has been having online conversations with a group of people outside of our marriage it has awoken a sexual side of her that is arousing to me. I am going to allow it to...
    44megpipe 44megpipe 41-45, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well she is not a swinger. Went to a club last nite and was totally not in to swinging. But she Still loves to chat with her friends
    44megpipe 44megpipe 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I never dreamed I'd find myself here. I never imagined it would all end this way for me. I'm new here to this forum but I am not new to SM. I haven't lived it as long as some of...
    justnanl justnanl 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 1

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    About three weeks ago, I posted about my resolution to end my marriage. I've been constantly thinking during these weeks of the next steps and I've decided to give things time and...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 23 Responses 3 days ago

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    Another lonely night in a hotel. I work 3 hrs from home. Missed my daughters birthday dinner today. They seemed to have fun. Kids are happy. So I guess that is what I want. Not...
    JRD22 JRD22 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    In an effort to make a long story short, I will sum up by saying that I have been married to my husband for 11 yrs and we started dating in high school 15 yrs ago. We had our first...
    Jme0925 Jme0925 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Baby Steps - Once we acknowledge our sexless marriages will never improve and we need to end our dysfunctional relationships, many of us feel overwhelmed by the seemingly...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I never thought that I would be in a situation like this. I was raised in a strict Christian family that honed in on the importance of being a "good girl". My 1st marriage ended in...
    BHEwife BHEwife 41-45, F 19 Responses Jun 30

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    Language Barrier I’ve determined that my STBX and I speak two entirely different languages, and he doesn’t understand anything I say – or have ever said – to him about my...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 17 Responses Jul 16

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    Seeking Therapy I’ve made my first step. I am seeing a therapist. This is not to try and repair my sexless marriage. I have realized that my sex life, the passion, the lust...
    Adam4Eve Adam4Eve 46-50, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Another point of view... One of my closest friend in real life knows about my decision to end this marriage. She moved in another country years ago and we only meet once or twice...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I don't love, or find my husband physically attractive. If he wanted to end the marriage or find sex elsewhere I would be fine with it. He has said and done things in the past to...
    anniebeme anniebeme 46-50, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so pissed. I've been nice. I know there's no nice way to end a marriage, but I've been as kind as I can. It might have been salvageable had stbxnot turned my family against me...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 14 Responses Jul 5

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    It seems like every single time I get married ***** be getting jealous. We have kids and do our thing then another girl flirts with me and the wife sees it. She gets all angry and...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Outsourcing, sex and ...Oxitocin: The Love and Trust Hormone Can Be Deceptive Although poets and authors have tried to describe love, in the world of neuroscience, researchers...
    largehopes largehopes 36-40 4 Responses a week ago

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    Let me start by saying this. If you are so miserable in your own marriage that you feel justified in having an affair with another person who is also married, thereby ruining that...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Well my marriage was hell. Ok. That may be a little unfair. The end of it certainly was! I'd watched all my families marriages fall apart. I have seven cousins across three...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 16 hrs ago

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    Hi everybody. If you've been following me, you know that I recently ended my sexless, loveless, very lonely marriage. Somebody at work today asked me if I'm enjoying the single...
    pointbreakgirl pointbreakgirl 36-40, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So I was on here struggling with the topics of living in a sexless marriage, being sexually frustrated and feeling disrespected not too long ago. Although I would still love much...
    picadilly1970 picadilly1970 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I was on here a few days ago and told a little about my situation and history. Most people were harsh and judgmental towards me when I admitted to being the one who...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Pelvic Floor Disorder. Something to think about. My marriage ultimately ended due to this disorder. The lack of intimacy and sex killed our marriage. For over 12 years I...
    saiyagyrl saiyagyrl 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 15

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    I was miserable since I was a baby I was born and raised in the wrong place I have autism I was used by my "friends" and bullied a lot I cant achieve my dreams no matter how...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Today is mine and my husband's 10 year anniversary. I'm not thrilled at all. Quite frankly, I'm depressed. Nothing about today is exciting for me. I've been unhappy food the past 5...
    lonelysara1211 lonelysara1211 31-35, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Tonight ends what has been the worst week of my life. I haven't posted here for several months, because I became complacent. Some of you know that I planned to leave for months...
    birdie39 birdie39 41-45, F 35 Responses Jul 6

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    Why is it even called gay marriage, we don't call male x female marriage hetromarriage
    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    It's called 'marriage' you can't help who you fall in love with. It shouldn't bother people who they marry, it's their life....I'm quite proud that New Zealand is the first place...
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I've had this relationship with this awesome girl a while back, we've been in a relationship for like 3 years, but from a point on, it all seemed to go in a downward spiral, i've...
    Mike8819 Mike8819 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    On Jan 3, 2013 I had shared a story on EP and it was simply about how it is so hard for some to find that right connection and be part of someones life, and be together either...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Marriage is a total trap for men. Like a lot of people, this experience starts with a relationship between 2 people, then life happens. Anyhow there's these 2 people, they...
    carpediemer carpediemer 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I am only in it because I need his financial support for our kids. He cheated on me last year and it ruined our 20 year marriage. He lied repeatedly and I am exhausted with all...
    Lifeissad789 Lifeissad789 46-50, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    3 months ago, I celebrated 20 years of marriage. A week later my husband moved out. He would say it was because he was suffering depression and anxiety to such a degree that he...
    thewifethatwas thewifethatwas 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    To me, marriage is TOO binding. Honestly, how many people can actually be happy together forever? The answer is 50%. half of marriages end in divorce. I believe that being in an...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 13-15 Jul 10

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    How can you sleep? When you know your marriage is falling apart... 😳
    mjg85 mjg85 26-30, F 16 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    And why wouldn't I? The ONLY reason I could see for anyone to have anything against gay marriage is religion. But if you are against gays because of religion then you are a...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    after 12 years of marriage and 2 1/2 years of NO sex at all... my husband walked out on me today. I feel so lost at the moment. I'm left here with 2 kids to raise. I have no...
    helenback helenback 36-40, F 18 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    http://blackandmarriedwithkids.com/2014/06/7-ways-to-avoid-having-a-sexless-marriage/
    Dreamgirl75 Dreamgirl75 36-40, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I think that was the hardest thing I have had to do in the last little while... One of my dearest girl friends has been dating a man for the past year - it hasn't been the best...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Does anybody wait these days? Honestly wouldn't you want to know before you tie the knot? A little experience in the sack is never a bad thing. Just don't be stupid about it. I...
    smokethis smokethis 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    m not ready for marriage, but I want to be proposed to in a quiet romantic spot, just so I can experience it and say no after he gets on his knees and asks. Ill cry and say I love...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I posted a post-divorce update - kind of a one year out of a SM report. A lot of the responses were about having the conviction to divorce. I looked in my journal for...
    Buroak Buroak 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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