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I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My wife just had her first open experience last weekend and it turned me on more than I ever imagined it would...let's just say it's been quite a fun week. Open and honest is way...
    oj1901 oj1901 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't remember the last time I was truly happy. Everyone I know thinks I have a perfect life. I will admit I live in a nice house which I am grateful for. I have food, water...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I used to have so many hopes and dreams for what my life would be like, but none of them came true. My mother became disabled and had to quit her job as a federal employee when I...
    troubledinparadise troubledinparadise 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Yes we want but real billionaires dont want this so here we are ... Life is so unfair
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I long for death. A release from the pain of living.
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Lol just call me bono;-))))))))
    moodyness moodyness 31-35, F a week ago

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    This is a message for those who feel that life is not good, there is no hope, and they want to end it all. Let me start by sharing two stories to help me to get my message across...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    .... So sex isn't important to her, and that hurts way more than it should, right? I feel like my life wouldn't be complete without her, but without sex, lust, passion, the feeling...
    drako112005 drako112005 22-25, M 15 Responses Aug 24

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    Hello...I just joined and I'm in a sexless marriage...UGH...I'm not really happy being in this marriage..this is not what I want in a marriage..there is no closeness with my...
    kimmmmmy kimmmmmy 41-45, F 31 Responses Aug 5

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    My husband and I were torn apart due to our career choices. We still love each other but due to very complex situations can not be together. Personal growth is very important to...
    Thrill102 Thrill102 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I hated not being accepted for who I was. And to those who tried to help initially, I was seen as a mental problem, not a person. I looked around and my whole world seemed to be...
    TyTy19 TyTy19 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am still battling depression for almost 2 years. I had my great moments but also those moments when I just want to die in a hole. I really want this to end. I want to smile and...
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F Aug 15

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    I want someone who will love me for me. Someone who sees my imperfection but thinks it makes me that much more perfect. I want someone who isn't afraid to act silly or tell me they...
    XxjayxX69 XxjayxX69 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I was dating a co worker. I know bad!!! She told me the other day that she doesn't want to be in a relationship anymore that it is not me I am a great guy. She just do not want to...
    tabane tabane 36-40, M 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to die. I've been bullied and the school can't do anything about it. People make me mad and then they start to say bad things to my like stfu, idfag and that I'm never gonna...
    AliciaLovesPandas AliciaLovesPandas 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    ( I am not going to give real names of who I am speaking of, these are made up)Here's my ridiculous story. I know this girl. She is 22 years old and her name is Jess and her...
    MistaHodda MistaHodda 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Today everything just went and I didn't want it to happened so I can do anything but cry so I cried at bathroom and I thought about killing myself I just wanted to end it up i felt...
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm seventeen and since I was 12 I have wanted to end my life, I can't do this anymore and I'm just stuck..
    callierose97 callierose97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is it wrong to just want to ended all in a peaceful way? To go sleep and never wake up?
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My husband and I have been together ten years, and married for seven. Sex dropped off right after the wedding. Over our married years, we have typically had sex every other month...
    VanillaAlmond1 VanillaAlmond1 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was 17, it was 4/20. We weren't dating. He was just a friend I've known for awhile & we were supposed to hangout after school. We we're supposed to get high & I was already...
    Jnicole19 Jnicole19 18-21, F 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    DONE as opposed to done. It kind of went like this. On holiday I was putting my stuff into 'my' room, we have not shared beds in years due to the SM and her crazy crap, that's...
    Endthegame Endthegame 41-45, M 28 Responses Aug 15

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    Everything is ok but sex. Yes, I know; those are the most unpopular words here. Those who dare to utter them are frequently treated with …….. But I just wanted to give some...
    largehopes largehopes 36-40 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "For Better or For Worse" I have been thinking about this particular vow. As someone who was brought up from birth in the church, I was always taught that divorce is not optional...
    EmbraceableMe EmbraceableMe 41-45 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    After years of arguing and resentment, it finally came to a head this weekend. Major row and name calling etc ended in days of silence. Today after asking if her this is what she...
    piscean1965 piscean1965 46-50, M 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Had an interesting experience today with the wife...wanted some opinions on it. As some background, it's quite clear that we have issues with our relationship - we've had a...
    MelancholyDude MelancholyDude 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 15

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    I believe that it takes a lot of patience to continue to feel ignored, feel less then a equal partner, and not have our sexual desires fulfilled. I believe that marriage is a...
    kay0122 kay0122 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    We unfortunately are probably not an atypical couple, but here's our experience anyway. We met online in 2001, back when it was still a rarity, she was still in school doing her...
    MelancholyDude MelancholyDude 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    We unfortunately are probably not an atypical couple, but here's our experience anyway. We met online in 2001, back when it was still a rarity, she was still in school doing her...
    MelancholyDude MelancholyDude 36-40, M 19 Responses Aug 14

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    "Sexual Aversion Disorder" I am not sure if anyone has ever posted about this in this group...Actually I am sure someone has but I cannot find such post. apparently there is an...
    JackHawthorne JackHawthorne 31-35, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello everyone. I've not been here in over a year. If you read my other two post then I can tell you that nothing has changed. Same S different day as they say. It is now my...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F 14 Responses Aug 6

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    Moving on: I am packing up my office and my home this week. I am moving out of state and starting a new job. ( I have posted part of this update a little earlier.) But a posting...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 7

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    Why Did We Get Married? - My STBX continues to struggle with my decision to divorce him, yet my conviction to break free grows stronger everyday since I triggered our divorce...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 18 Responses Aug 17

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    Well it's not exactly sexless, I guess we make love once or twice them there's nothing for 4 to 6 weeks or even longer. It has been this way for much of the past 22 years. Going...
    aardvark64 aardvark64 46-50, M 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Happiness and Love just go together. If I could find love again, I would find happiness. After 14 years of marriage I realized I wasn't happy and never would be where I was. I...
    inlandsea inlandsea 41-45, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Thanks to all the great feedback I’ve been getting here, I’ve been able to process a lot of what’s going on in my marriage. Most of it is simply about clarity rather than any...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    Well, I feel I'm progressing.. The biggest struggle I have is believing a person finds me attractive (mind and body) and not jumping to unhelpful conclusions because of that...
    liltree liltree 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Having a hard time.. not married but still in a committed relationship. So depressed, feeling disheartened, and don't know how to handle this. Still in love with my guy but there's...
    meeshee1 meeshee1 36-40, F 10 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Persistent changes + sufficient time=changes she can believe in. My counsellors tell me this time and time again. My mentor a family therapist said he just heard of a couple who...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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