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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 live in Washington. I hate this life and want to end it soon, like really really soon. I have been researching on all sorts of methods. I want something least painful. I want to...
    adasth adasth 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Why do you think so many marriages fail? It would seem like the longer 2 people are together the closer they should be. But all to often it seems to be the opposite.
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I got bad grades for once in my life and have not heard the end of it. My mom yells at me and tells me i am a useless, ungrateful spoilt brat. She even yelled the F word at me. She...
    MayIToo MayIToo 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    No matter what I do I always end depress, I though about ending my life 1000 time, but there isn't any reason for me to leave, I am better of dead
    Javeedshareef Javeedshareef 36-40 Nov 18

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    I hate the way I feel sometimes. Every once in a while, I fall into a depressive slump that's so hard for me to get out of. Sometimes I just lay in bed crying for it to end, crying...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 1 day ago

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    My mom is a crazy drug addict who chose drugs and disgusting dirty men over her children. She lives in a camper trailer and moves place to place. More than anything I don't ever...
    sparrow412 sparrow412 26-30, F Nov 29

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    Want to be proud til gone. Not worried what society sees.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    if I were to die tonight, no one would notice that I were gone
    NO12TALK2 NO12TALK2 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    God, would you forgive me if I killed myself?
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    When I was with my ex, it was considerably the best time of my life. We did everything together, I mean EVERYTHING. At the time, I wasn't mature enough for her. She didn't want sex...
    metalhead251 metalhead251 18-21, M Nov 28

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    I am currently with someone whos unavailable and still in love with his ex. He wants to love me he says but hes still attached to her. We spend a lot of time together and i dont...
    take90 take90 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Compared to many of my friends who had known what they aspired to be after college, I have always felt lost. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, but I did know I...
    arigray arigray 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F Nov 22

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    I cannot talk to him about anything including stuff to do with kids....Dr's keep at me to discuss stuff with hubby it will help both, but he doesn't even like my company let alone...
    081275fizz 081275fizz 36-40, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Well I'm not sure where this will end up. But I'm here as a former refuser. One to make some amends and two to tell the truth to all the women who are currently living with a...
    Transgressed Transgressed 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Most of the closest examples of what a woman should be comes from my role models (my mother, aunts, a select few celebrities, more mature women that I've mirrored). Almost all...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    Not my job and I don't want that job! I am sure you'll find away to fix yourselves or you'll stay broken.
    LilChickadee LilChickadee 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of putting my happiness into the hands of others and getting nothing but hurt in return. I'm the only one I can trust to make me happy and it will be like that my whole...
    Bubbles0329 Bubbles0329 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    First of all Id like to start by saying I love Experience project, but something that miffed me is that I posted several traumatic experiences in one post. I wasn't too graphic...
    GreenPixie420 GreenPixie420 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    That my marriage was a match made in heaven...
    Kris99 Kris99 36-40, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    You know what I can't stand ? Women who's husbands have cheated on them and have had affairs and have gotten caught yet the wife chooses to blame the other woman and bash her and...
    NewYorkDream NewYorkDream 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I had a question. And probably should not be here but could not find anywhere else my oh told me that the reason he does not like sex is because it's painful. I want him to see a...
    Pippa131 Pippa131 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Before my birth my Mom was told no heartbeat can be found ,your child has died and we need to remove the fetus ,,Mom said no ,,,I want my Mom and her friends to pray ,,they did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Well at the end of July my mother in law moved in, and was told she would be helping, well no such luck. Our sex life and intimacy has only gotten worse. I feel more like a...
    Fotoman Fotoman 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been married for 25 years and even thought my marriage is not meeting many of my needs, I am petrified to leave it! For many years, my husband would not touch me sexually. I...
    Needhopeandsupport Needhopeandsupport 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I pretty sure i was born broken. I don't ever remember feeling like i wasn't. I want so many things out of life and i don't know how to get them. At the end of the day I just want...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    It's been a year since I last posted. I had an online affair with a woman I met on EP. I fell in love with her. My wife found out and I broke it off. I haven't spoken to her in a...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Additionally to illicit monies, you can find monies happen to be evaded imposition or payments that gained through theft, grafting and crisis. In conclusion, the sums are already...
    Darronbanki1 Darronbanki1 31-35, M Nov 29

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    I have been married for 8 years this past Oct. Back in September my husband told me that he did not want to be married anymore. We had been having problems with him talking to...
    sweettea1005 sweettea1005 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Everyone thinks they have everything figured out and that they have the entire picture. No one does and no one in this family really understands me and really listens. They just...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F Nov 29

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    To his female "friend"... I think you and him will never have the same relationship that you once had, because of me and what did you expect? you should have known things would...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I want to lose weight so bad! I hate my body...i hate my weight. I feel so fat. I just want to lose weight so bad! Sorry i just want to vent...i havent exectly bin on a...
    secretredlava secretredlava 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm invincible, because I've done things and survived. Taking a great leap of faith in yourself, stepping outside of the box is like a fast track to growth. Forget comfort in your...
    ThePinkPowerRanger ThePinkPowerRanger 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I been in a long distance relationship for 5 years. We gotten married in April 22, 2014. we always had our ups and downs, but I never dreamed it would come crashing down on me...
    lvisbroken lvisbroken 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Hey. I'm a new member here, and I was browsing through this website, looking for my old posts. I couldn't find any, so I decided to rewrite my past, in case anyone's interested. I...
    Madgiddypig Madgiddypig 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I am a 30 year old woman and currently in a sexless relationship. I have been with my boyfriend for 11 years and we love each other very much. The issue is physical for him as he...
    affie84 affie84 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me or if I'm just flat out choosing partners that are not going to make it to that point. I'm going to be 34 on next Sunday, and...
    FoxyNC FoxyNC 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Why is a 47 year old man on here? This site has as young as 13 yr olds on it after all. I'll tell you why. When I was young I was very unhappy all the time, sometimes suicidal...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Active efforts to work on our marriage are "on-hold" to an extent over the holidays at my wife's insistence, though I struggle to believe good things can come from letting serious...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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