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I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    Married to a Recovering Alcoholic and Don't Know What to Do

    I need some opinions from people who don't know me.  I am married to a supposedly recovering alcoholic.  We have been married for 5 years, we have two children, and have been attending marriage counseling.  He has also been attending AA meetings.  The past...
    mtatutu mtatutu 26-30 2 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    Ironic

    I am divorced and yet I can't seem to act that way. 22 years of marriage tend to condition you to certain responses. We've done couple counseling post divorce. I'm not sure why other than she's really good. The room is cozy and decorated nicely. The chairs are comfy, and i can...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    I Pray Everyday That By Next Year My Marriage Will Be History

    My husband think he is clever , he doesnt appreciate me all he thinks about is himself ok he pays rent does the grocery but there is no love between us . We have sex once or twice a month the problem is he cheats a lot he is never home every week from Thursday to Sunday night he...
    chiedza chiedza 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    I Still Love Him, But....

    I've been married for 5 years, and we were together for 2 years before that. This is the second marriage for both of us, and we both went into it saying that we were marrying cos we knew we could make it work this time. He's clever, funny and caring. We share many likes and...
    LadyScarlett22 LadyScarlett22 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Marital Issues That Don't Go Away

    I have been married for 13 years, and all in all together with my husband for 15. Wow. This is a long time, in some ways. We have three wonderful children.He is faithful and so am I. He shares in househils responsibilties and child rearing.Sounds great, right? The problem is, I...
    loritadita loritadita 36-40 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Recently Discovered Husband's Lies

    My husband was unfaithful to me last September 08 when he was caught ( by my 2 20+ daughters!!) having suspect phone conversations and shutting down chat rooms on his computer. he 'felt relieved' I now knew and agreed to go to counseling for 4 weeks only. things did not get much...
    nutrigirl09 nutrigirl09 46-50 6 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Hate Feeling Like This!!!

    Ok so let me begin by giving you a little bit of history. If you get bored during this story it's ok to move on to the next, lol. I will be married for 4 years on March 10 but we have been separated since January 2011. I have been trying to fix my marriage for the past 3 years...
    singlemom85 singlemom85 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    I don't really know what I want to end. my friendship? My life? I'm confused. So a few months ago, I starred to hang out with this new friend of mine. but I also had a best friend...
    alilyrose alilyrose 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to end my life because of depression, problems, school, friends, and family. I wanna rest, death will be my peace. (Roselynn Pila)
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My wife and I have been together for 20 years. We are both in our late 30s and have talked for years about have experiences with other people. We are happy, have plenty of sex...
    Ledjamm Ledjamm 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I am posting this experience as good news for those who dislike religion and who want their voices heard. A survey at my workplace is asking young people about their views of...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 2 Responses May 13

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    One thing that really irks me whenever I get to my work. It has a proud sign saying "14 religions, one college". How about the non-religious? And why do they imply everyone is...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 2 Responses May 3

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    I can't believe it! Yesterday I experienced a paradox as it was a conflict of my two greatest passions: hatred of religion and the welcoming of equality for all. I saw a girl...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 1 Response May 7

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    Here's a novel thought I just had, and I wish for others to follow its logic. A noisy biker just revved outside my house interfering immensely with my concentration when reading...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 6 Responses May 9

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    The pain and the burden is just too much for me. I try to have good days i really do. but for every good days comes 10x more horrible days and it only gets worse and worse. i have...
    Lyxdesicgal Lyxdesicgal 22-25, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I just have my own hand to hold, I just have my own lap to put my head on and cry, I just have myself to share my thoughts and feelings with. Gosh. It really hurts to have no one...
    adasth adasth 22-25, F 1 Response May 19

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    Sometimes, yes, I do. But there are moments when going on seems bearable.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F May 19

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    No no please do not.tell me please why u feel this way
    tuffy232 tuffy232 13-15, M a week ago

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    I cant laugh, I cant cry. I wish I died in 2012.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Australia is losing its demographic definition rapidly thanks to the selfish goverments and universities welcoming immigration for the sake of money. They only care about their own...
    aussiebobster aussiebobster 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My husband has cheated on me! He wants an open marriage, but swinger style. Last week he told me that it would turn him on if I cheated on him with another man. Well, recently I...
    Blueeyedbaker Blueeyedbaker 26-30, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I can't keep pretending everything is okay. All my so called friends end up hurting me or crapping on me whenever I try to help them out. I don't want to be the nice guy anymore...
    LoathsomeBear LoathsomeBear 31-35, M 1 Response May 9

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    I want to survive this fearful life. I want to succeed in the end. I don't want to end up a loser. I want to show all my enemies that they were wrong about me all along.
    Keystomyheart Keystomyheart 31-35, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I have a crush on this girl, she's so amazing and adorable. Everyone knows I love her especially my best friend. I just found out that my friend and my crush are in love. I've...
    whocaresaboutme22 whocaresaboutme22 13-15 May 17

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    But you know what? I desperately want to end. I more likely to choose that than living like this. I have thought ways. I thought I have enough reasons, many reasons, valid reasons...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'm 44 with no hope of employment because I spent the last 5 years at home with my girls. I hate their father...he comes home from work and lays in bed and plays video games til...
    lucismom lucismom 41-45, F 1 Response May 8

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    i would not want it any other way!!! i recently found this on-line a few years ago. It is a great list of ideas on ways to submit to your Husabnd. i found this list giving me new...
    goodgirl456 goodgirl456 31-35, F 5 Responses May 7

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    Did not complete my chores last night, got down during our workout, then after leaving the gym. I flew by him on the interstate because I was mad. It ended up with me not talking...
    kfflorida kfflorida 46-50, F 6 Responses May 4

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    Lately I've been making an observation about people and their behaviors. It's a Social norm I've become sort of annoyed by but it demonstrates what I'm referring to. So some of...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response May 12

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    Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not want her, or...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Hi Folks, I'm new here, but it seems like the appropriate group to post in because for the past month our marriage has become a kind of sexless desert. It's all because of some sex...
    NaiveSusan NaiveSusan 18-21, F 8 Responses May 13

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    Just as soon as I got my wish, it was gone. I got too happy and needy....and ended up pushing him away. Today I called him. He was with a friend and kept dodging talking to me...
    PersistentRage PersistentRage 16-17, F 4 Responses May 8

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    As I said I was the controller in my marriage, The operational word in this sentence is "was". Now everything is out of my control and my husband is ruling everything with an iron...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F May 9

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    I am terrified that I've ruined my marriage. I don't listen to him about every single thing and he doesn't listen to almost any of my suggestions. His way is better, his ideas are...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 1 Response May 20

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    I am terrified that I've ruined my marriage. I don't listen to him about every single thing and he doesn't listen to almost any of my suggestions. His way is better, his ideas are...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F May 20

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    I am terrified that I've ruined my marriage. I don't listen to him about every single thing and he doesn't listen to almost any of my suggestions. His way is better, his ideas are...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 2 Responses May 20

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months and a few months ago he brought up that I've been spending a lot of time at my job and I'm a musician and I travel sometimes and...
    skailor skailor 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    marriage counseling does not work at all .women has to do this not men .after the agument let things cool down rite after go take a seat on your man's lap and give him biggest kiss...
    andy6411 andy6411 18-21, M May 6

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    Still Looking for a refund… It’s been three years since my last post on this topic. So as a bottom line update, things have not gotten really better. Mostly we are just...
    Goinpublic Goinpublic 31-35, M 1 Response May 17

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    I've been needing to say this out loud for a long time now and I have never had anyone to talk to. I can't even talk to my best friend about it. I met my husband when I was 17...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4

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    So, I'm not sleeping again even though I have to write a two thousand word paper, create a six page powerpoint, and take a map quiz, that all have to do with my final grade in a...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 3 Responses May 7

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    Gonna rant a bit.... To all the "men" out there that are mad because I won't private message them... Sir is not too strict!!! I am His and He doesn't want anyone talking...
    JoshsSubmissive JoshsSubmissive 26-30, F 8 Responses May 12

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