I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 106 People

    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
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2013

    Pretty sure mine just ended tonight.

    **** it! Message me & we can have some fun!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 11

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    So I am not married..

    .but I have been in a serious relationship for 2 years now and I want to end it but at the same time I know I shouldn't. My boyfriend is perfect for me and has been nothing but wonderful and loving towards me, granting me every wish, telling me he loves me every day...but somehow...
    ankgh6 ankgh6
    22-25, F
    Jun 11, 2015

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    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes
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    Apr 21
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    vegasbaby551 vegasbaby551
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 19
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    cyberwhat cyberwhat
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Why didn't i just move on when I had the chance. I honestly don't know why I went through this marriage. I already knew it was going to trust issue. I am so mad @ myself for not...
    MaySheReign MaySheReign
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    i rather die than to feel all this..... i feel burdened, i feel obligated...... im tired and i want to end this......
    shy07me shy07me
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
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    Apr 15
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    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Apr 14
    Over the past five days I have had more sex than I have ever had in my marriage. I truly have felt more passion, Romance, and Love than I have ever dreamed possible. I didn't...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
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    Ellie2K16 Ellie2K16
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
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    HatredIncarnated HatredIncarnated
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    Looks like this is the end of this very useful page. Pity one of the few places I could really vent. Good luck to you all
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 13
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    31-35, F
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    31-35, F
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    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
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    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
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    22-25, F
    Apr 9
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    Smileismylife Smileismylife
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
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    ACWK226 ACWK226
    22-25, F
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    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
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    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
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    Selina923 Selina923
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 7
    I really need to find a problem I can fix.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Apr 6
    I'm really struggling to keep my head above water here. My husband of 6 years and father to our young children has been slowly but surely shutting me out over the past year. We...
    Everlie Everlie
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
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    typhoidmary typhoidmary
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 5
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    18-21, F
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    Boshie Boshie
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    zulpoxavi zulpoxavi
    22-25, M
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    26-30, F
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    mariefrancea mariefrancea
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 4
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    ILIASMAllie ILIASMAllie
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 4
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    ILIASMAllie ILIASMAllie
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 4
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    mudmen mudmen
    70+
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    ILIASMAllie ILIASMAllie
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
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    krishere1982 krishere1982
    31-35
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    krishere1982 krishere1982
    31-35
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    wishihadatimemachine wishihadatimemachine
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 3
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    ILIASMAllie ILIASMAllie
    46-50, F
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    ILIASMAllie ILIASMAllie
    46-50, F
    Apr 3
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    ILIASMAllie ILIASMAllie
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 3
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    moose73630 moose73630
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 2
    Fix it
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Apr 2
    Married 25 years 2 days ago. husband said he had something special planned. he didn't. no card, no kiss, no hug....and this after a really bad last couple of years. 0 intimacy...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 1
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