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I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    "Really want this tank" is what he said... I really want him but ugh why don't I just end it all right now? My best friend won't talk to me my cousin hates me and my parents are...
    karianne5683 karianne5683 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ways to end your life? Need help and quick time because I cannot physically live in the state I'm in any more.
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I choose this experience over a year ago. I can not believe how long I had wanted to leave him. The honeymoon stage lastest a much shorter time than I thought. Well today I finally...
    sandmoon sandmoon 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I bet you if I killed myself none of my "friends" would notice. And all y'all who are in my circle and don't even talk to me would never know.
    DepressedButWellDressed DepressedButWellDressed 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Stereotyping is discrimination. Nationalism and other needs to label only further the problem.
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 7

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    But that would be selfish right ? I dont eant anyone to br effected my death especially. The person who finds my body and coroners or med examiners i wish there was a way to do it...
    sorrybouttheugly sorrybouttheugly 16-17 Jul 8

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    The Best of Days; The Worst of Days (Or, Long-Winded Update) I haven't posted much in here in a while, so here's the general update: For those who don't know, I separated from...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    Double back stab, never been hurt so much like this I know that I'm not married yet (and now I doubt I will for some time) but I'm currently engaged to a guy. I am 28 and he's 27...
    Necrogirl27 Necrogirl27 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    This is just an update on my story and I hope it can show other people here that there is future after a bad relationship. I read stories for here for maybe more than one year...
    mfur mfur 26-30, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yesterday was one of those days here. Just one day, just one experience…although I bet my little girl will not soon forget it. A reminder my daughter is 13. She went off the...
    Stormie01 Stormie01 46-50, F 13 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't believe in marriage. So many marriages in the US end in divorce or people end up staying together miserably ever after. My parents hate each other and I don't want to end...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 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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    I just want to end it all...........
    Thatonegirl100 Thatonegirl100 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You tried to break it off with me twice already. Then I got pregnant. Now I depend on u to take care of us, and I know u don't want to. U want someone younger and more into u...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to leave. I want to go. I don't suffer pain any more, just an intense longing that I desperately want to act on. It's driving me more and more mad to know that I can't do so...
    AndrozaniMajor AndrozaniMajor 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I wanted do it. Let me explain to you why. Back in the year of 2010 I had EVERYTHING I wanted and needed. I had caring friends, I had a positive outlook on everything, I just got...
    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I,was,diagnosed this past year with several autoimmune disease. My body is breaking down as well,as my spirit. I am in pain 24/7 and have become a burden on my family. I just want...
    QueenTasi QueenTasi 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I hate life so much I just want die im 51 years old and want to end my life im going to end it when I find a good way to take my life
    hopetodie hopetodie 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I can't take being in this life I am living anymore. I am so emotionally damaged that it is physically painful. I hate having the thoughts of not wanting to live anymore. I hate...
    LostVixie LostVixie 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I have always thought no one loved me... I have been depressed and suicidal for a few years, i just want to end it all, i feel so alone...
    Loveless2000 Loveless2000 13-15, M Jul 3

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    I want to end all suffering. All I can do is pray and god take care of the rest
    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have a very hard time in my marriage. My husband is very dominant and I am extremely passive. I let things go that normal people would go crazy over just because I hate...
    lp1989 lp1989 22-25, F 2 Responses 44 mins ago

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    I was 14 or 15 ,,I am not really sure but I believe 15 ,,,I had broke up with my girl friend (a short time later became my wife) and I was staying at Mom and Dads ,( my girlfriend...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    I lived in a sexless marriage for ten years. But when the divorce and custody battle came, it was infinitely worse than the marriage ever could have been. I watched the child I...
    hypersex1111 hypersex1111 51-55, M 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    Telling the Kids Yesterday, we told the kids we were getting a divorce. Five of our six kids (who range in age from 15 to 27) gathered at home for a “family meeting”, and my...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 34 Responses 2 days ago

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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 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Visualization, separation and the dead calm... We had a calm discussion about separation last week!!! I had had another week with him home. He cleaned the pool, forgot the lawn...
    jmx46578 jmx46578 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 hr 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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    Come on ladies, you are no bundle of fun either. We men like to explore, have fun, travel, and be with our buddies much more than being with you. Why is that? Most every man I...
    mbb50 mbb50 61-65, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Almost a month out post divorce. I didn't realize how much you could cram into one month. So overall I would say I am feeling stagnant, however the outside world may see progress...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 10 Responses Jul 7

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    I've only been married 9 months and I am in a sexless marriage. We are "trying to have a baby" and it feels like I have to force my husband to have sex. We maybe have sex once a...
    firefly83 firefly83 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Another session with the marriage therapist by myself. He said I should think about how I want my life to look after the divorce. That was sound advice. I've never been on my...
    coffeeflavoredkisses coffeeflavoredkisses 46-50, F 19 Responses Jun 25

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    Myths about low sexual desire: "Myth #3: If your partner wants sex but you don't, you can express your love in other ways. We tend to think that people should be able to choose...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Sort of an update to my situation. But I'm sure it's not anything new to many of us who have been here for a while. For the record, I'm aware of my options, and the following isn't...
    angryspartan angryspartan 36-40, M 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been married for 17 years. He has help me to raise children from my first marriage and we have 1 of our own. He has medical issues that have lowered his sex drive. This...
    CrazyKatLady CrazyKatLady 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I recently went through an issue with my partner, we are both from New Jersey but drove to California to visit family. As we were in Cali, I made the horrible mistake of talking to...
    ncyayala ncyayala 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Afraid of change? It appears I shouldn’t have to be... As the journey in my head has begun...I’m contemplating what are the things that normally change after a separation...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 10

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    What guy does want to wait until marriage? At about the age of 12 or 13 all those raging hormones take over and the only thing to satisfy them would be to get the dam thing inside...
    dyaneleigh dyaneleigh 51-55, T 3 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow is T -1... so to speak. I have finally set up an appointment with my first attorney. Then Monday I have an appointment with a divorce mediator (who knows, maybe it can...
    inmytime inmytime 31-35, M 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm 29, married for 5 years, 2 beautiful kids. Unfortunately like most here I live in a sexless marriage. I have for several years. Now some will say, your young and just not happy...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 15 Responses Jul 1

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    1. I want to join 1000 groups that apply to me. 2. I believe in soul mates 3. I wear fake polo. (SWAG) 4. I've had the same xbox 360 for 7 years with no problems. 5. I break...