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I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 want to feel. I want to love. I am so sad, so depressed. So caught up that I have no soul that It breaks my heart. I want to be okay again... Everything is messed up in this...
    Tooweak Tooweak 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    My husband and I decided to open our marriage just before I became pregnant with my second child last October. Neither of us has had the opportunity arise to become physical with...
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 23

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    Eee whats this..Im feeling calm and full of hope hmm actually feel a little happy lol marriage life may be good for me he he
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Please, someone, end this i don't care who just end my life
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M Sep 25

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    Im not the greatest person in the world but i do thing ending world hunger would spark something in everyone, something that could spread peace and prosperity i would do anything...
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I wrote this when i was 16, I'm 18 now and still want to die. One day someone will read this note, someday this note will mean something. Right now I am 16 and full of un...
    EmoNekoNiki EmoNekoNiki 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Sep 23

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    Religion divides us as humans. Sure it brings some together, into their tribe, group, flock, whatever you want to call it, but it's division all the same. It also keeps most...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I just want to stop feeling like this, living like this, being like this. Nothing I do changes anything. I'm wasting my time here.
    seanlayton211 seanlayton211 13-15, M Oct 5

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    Really really f**king badly
    nsz45 nsz45 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    But I don't think I can handle the hitting. Even though you don't get me with your bare hands but you hit me with other things and shove me here and there! I'm bruised up! Can you...
    confusedaf confusedaf 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    A pull of the trigger is all it would take..
    GrandGizzard GrandGizzard 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 4

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    Unfortunately I'm not suicidal.
    Artiste426 Artiste426 36-40, M Oct 9

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    I wish I could undo everything... Can I have a mulligan?
    SummerSeason SummerSeason 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    "Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", illness becomes wellness."
    JesseVicious JesseVicious 22-25, T 23 hrs ago

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    I feel like this experience us turning me into an emotional Jekyll and Hide... In the morning, when domestic life goes on as it must, I feel inclined to be patient, more forgiving...
    ace4444 ace4444 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I have finally detached from my refuser/abuser. I no longer need to obsess about the marriage. I no longer need to look back and try to figure out what went wrong, what did i do...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 10 Responses Oct 3

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    I am sure this post is probably going to get some negative feedback, but be it as it may, i apologize if i offend anybody. Im sure it does not apply to all as it once applied to...
    RobertCarlos RobertCarlos 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 11

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    Okay so there was once this girl. Lets say her name was....Sunny. and sunny was very small and quiet so she got ignored a lot. No one in her family really paid any attention to her...
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi everyone ..its my 1st time to try this blog..i do like the idea and i hope someone will listen to me one day in life.. Im a father for 2 sons , married since 6 years ago to my...
    NightHawk2020 NightHawk2020 31-35, M Oct 5

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    Hi everyone ..its my 1st time to try this blog..i do like the idea and i hope someone will listen to me one day in life.. Im a father for 2 sons , married since 6 years ago to my...
    NightHawk2020 NightHawk2020 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Lately I've been reading soooo many posts about people "trying" to end their affairs. I also get a lot of messages from people who are usually in their first week of no contact and...
    platnum2011 platnum2011 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I live in a town where teenagers and 20-somethings are offing themselves like it's a new fad. I see what is left behind. The families are left so unbelievably heartbroken that...
    reyna319 reyna319 36-40, F Sep 30

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    I have awful anxiety. I'm on medication for it -- but I think a lot of people who are on anti-depressants for whatever reason know the feeling of being generally better but not...
    nyysfg27 nyysfg27 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    This moment that carries on meaningless yet meaningful depending on where my heart and head meet. The moment I long for may just be around the corner so I look and wait for its...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F Oct 9

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    I'm looking into finding a doctor in this area next week. I just got state health insurance. I know what's going on and I am in control of myself. Everyday I keep getting closer...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Oct 3

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    I love my boyfriend but I don't think I want to be with him anymore... There has been too much pain on both parts and some things just can't be undone or unsaid. It hurts to even...
    Crayonforhelp Crayonforhelp 18-21, F 13 Responses Oct 13

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    I feel an ache in My Heart I gasp to breathe a breath of air and feel a hestiant sigh come out my lips, a feeling of blue and dark loneliness embrace my every thought through my...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to end my pain I'm alone no one gets me just judged I wish it got better I'm broken and lost it hurts sad sadness
    sadsadness sadsadness 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 3

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    And the only advice people ever give me is to talk to my parents :/ Ok how would i do that? Just walk up to them and tell them that my life is pointless and want to end it? Yeah...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I'm so depressed 😭 i don't have any reason, i can never be happy, i just want to end my life...its more torture than any physical pain could be...
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I want to end up my life Life is not fun Really 😖😖😖
    rupeeka rupeeka 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The end is near for my 26 yr marriage and I feel devastated. I know all my reasons for leaving were valid but still feels painful. It is not what I wanted. I wanted to see the...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 8 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hi I am new to this forum but I have had the opportunity to read posts and study them. I feel less lonely now and realize that my experience is shared by many. I decided to post as...
    FantasticNJGuy FantasticNJGuy 41-45, M 12 Responses Oct 7

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    I can honestly say the worst part about a sexless marriage is the refusers attitude toward you in general. With the women who are refused, im seeing a common thread, with some...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    To my fellow suffers I have a question. Let me first say that I know I'm an idiot. I married my first wife when I was 26 y.o.a. and I had some red flags but I thought I could fix...
    Nick5211 Nick5211 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 11

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    “Check engine light” This weekend I became so mad at my soon to be ex-husband. I didn’t want to waste my time and energy. I mean, after all, who does it benefit? Clearly...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 11 Responses Oct 12

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    Revised for offensive content: Last night I set the stage for an argument this weekend. Yesterday I came home from work in a good mood and hugged my wife when she came through...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 14 Responses Oct 3

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    Its easy to justify ourselves for not leaving an unhappy marriage. "I dont want to leave the kids", "We are going to therapy", "I cant afford it", and "He said he would change" are...
    RobertCarlos RobertCarlos 46-50, M 12 Responses Oct 9

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    I have been married for 34 years and the past 23 years of them have also been sexless. I had decided last March to end my sexless and selfish loveless marriage. I wish I had opened...