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I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    For the past two years, I've been devouring as much material as possible dealing with the soul, its nature and the cycles of birth, death and rebirth...also known as reincarnation...
    RelayedDeaction RelayedDeaction 26-30, M Feb 20

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    My boss once said to me, “You’re actually kind of brilliant, when you are awake.” The customer I had been working with at his store had been offended by the comment. But I...
    FinalExits FinalExits 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Rejection.... I fear it so it comes into my life.... I attract it,... I hate that I do this.... I'm insane.... My most blaring area of rejection in my life right now is within the...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yep... Soon... Bet soon.... I am so ******* done
    princessalicia princessalicia 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I've been married for 6 1/2 years. 3 months ago my husband had to confess to cheating because he tested positive for chlamydia. I was devastated. I couldn't believe it. Throughout...
    Kylamama518 Kylamama518 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Would you want passion enduring like the dim candlelight, or shining like a splendid torch?
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hello! I am hoping some men AND women with experience, would be able to give me their view on this situation! My boyfriend and I have been together for over 2.5 years, we live in...
    InstaMom InstaMom 22-25 Feb 21

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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    How did I end up stupid enough to get my self into this mess. I have had my heart captured by the woman I thought was my soulmate and she has not taken care of it at all. I feel...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Feb 21

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    I feel like a truck just hit me full force with no way to react to any of it in time. There's the general stress and maybe slightly more stress on the general stuff. I am a college...
    SuperiorSamaa SuperiorSamaa 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Depression is so hard fighting. I know this is not breaking news but I needed to say it. So many days I want to just want to end the misery. Depression is so illogical. I have...
    vtborn12009 vtborn12009 22-25 1 Response Feb 23

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    everynight i think about killing myself. i always wish that cut would be deep enough to end it all. i always hope i will get so drunk i just black out and die.. im usless to this...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I've feel like killing myself every few days or so. My life as been like this for a very long time, years. its not that I want to die...its that I don't want to live anymore. Sure...
    kbgsdjl kbgsdjl 22-25, F Feb 24

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    I'm so unhappy right now I just want to end it all!!
    agonyuncle agonyuncle 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I don't know who to believe....or who to trust.... I just want to end it... I'm done with getting hurt... I'm tired of getting hurt...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to end it all. I've had enough nothing's gone right for my so far this year and my life's only gunna get harder if it's much like this 😢😢
    CasualSphinx CasualSphinx 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Guys if you are going to insist on sticking with this goofy circle around our profile pictures can you PLEASE give us the option to centre a picture in the circle so we don't end...
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Just venting: I hate it when my wife makes promises during the day about the things that are going to happen later. Examples: oh, when I get home I am so going to take you to the...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 17 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Hate this. I have the typical "daddy issues" come from a broken home ****, low-self esteem, lacking boundaries, difficulties saying no to others, placing my needs last most of the...
    amgoentzel amgoentzel 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I’m not gonna let Satan win for years he kept me silenced over this well look out now it’s my turn.By keeping silenced and not sharing this he would win me over but not any...
    rsccandel rsccandel 61-65, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    so I went to see the house my husband has been gushing about, it was nowhere near what I thought it would be...it had that funky smell along with shoddy outlets and fixtures...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I just gaze into the mirror, staring back at my reflection. As I look into my eyes all I can see is hurt and pain, misery caused by myself and to myself, as if the life...
    lisa2047 lisa2047 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR. First of all this story is 100% true even though I wish it wasn't. I got WAY more then I bargained for and if anyone has a way to possibly go back to...
    JTam2090 JTam2090 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    There's absolutely no point to it. First, I abhor the idea of getting any sort of government involved in personal relationships. Who was the first person to suggest that anyway...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Tonight I asked him (as pathetic as that is) to have sex with me. Tried to seduce him, kiss him in the ways he used to like. After the shortest make out session he kissed me in the...
    Gia00 Gia00 26-30, F 14 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 25 yrs in the last 7 she has cheated at least 5 times but she says the sex with me is good she just wanted something different so should I do the same
    dnknance dnknance 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    Our counselling is going well. At some point l will do an update. H is continuing to actively participate. He appears keen to go along. We have been looking at our family...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 6

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    ive not got many friends, i want to feel loved in real life (afraid to be heart broken), ive not done much in life, i dont know how to change or start life :( so if life was about...
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    It saddens me that people who are depressed get to the point where they considered suicide as a solution. I've never know anyone personally who committed or tried to commit...
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Well tomorrow I put a end to my 17 year marriage. I am going to sign papers so they can serve my soon to be x husband so why do I feel as if I am dead inside why do I feel like...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    There's a member that posted a story on marriage, loss of intimacy and love and divorce. In the end the husband realizes how he neglected his wife, how much he still loves her and...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I'm graduating from university soon and the thought alone makes me think: am I doing what I love to do? The answer was a obvious no. I can think back to about 6 years ago when I...
    kelvinng90 kelvinng90 18-21, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    People could be committed for life or break each others hearts and crush one another's souls for free, ya know? And just think, if we took all the marriages that ended in divorce...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 13

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    Hey everyone! Happy Valentine's day to all our friends and loved ones! Since its Valentine's day today, I've decided to post a poem WITH the translation! Many people on here have...
    IloveAllah90 IloveAllah90 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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