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I Was Married to a Alcoholic

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    Alcoholic Ex Frightened My Neighbors Too

    I was 19 when I married my Ex, he was 30.They say age doesn't matter and in this relationship it wasn't the problem, Alcohol was.I was some what naive back then and didn't see my Ex as an alcoholic, just thought he had a drink every now and thenOn my marriage night I found out...
    zynthia zynthia 41-45, F Jan 10, 2011

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    I Was Married to An Alcoholic

    I have seen what damage drinking can do to people, I mean all the way around ,from being raised  by drunks and than being ,married to one, I have NO, respect for some one who drinks not in my world ,I have seen enough ,
    lespaulmarK lespaulmarK 36-40 4 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Sad And Heart Broken

    I married my childhood sweetheart he started drinking at age 12 he now drinks 18 beers a day every single day 7 days a week.  When he is sober which is a very small time frame he doesn't talk to me and he isn't very nice.  At first when he starts drinking he is fairly...
    lisajd1959 lisajd1959 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    Don't Let It Happen To Your Kids

    My daughter lived primarily with my ex and her new husband ( the alcoholic) from about 7 to 14. One evening she called me to come get my daughter b/c "he" came home drunk, yelling... I brought the law with me. I arrived first and got my daughter out of the house but stayed...
    VickieBonne VickieBonne 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2012

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    Sad And Heart Broken

    I married my childhood sweetheart he started drinking at age 12 he now drinks 18 beers a day every single day 7 days a week.  When he is sober which is a very small time frame he doesn't talk to me and he isn't very nice.  At first when he starts drinking he is fairly...
    lisajd1959 lisajd1959 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    The Secret Keeper

    I haven't written about my marriage in awhile. The problems I faced in my marriage is what actually brought me to EP in the first place. I debated writing this story - since it brings up a lot of emotions. I met my ex husband 12 years ago. He seemed...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    I will be the first to admit that I got married for all of the wrong reasons. Yet, that never prevented me from having hope and feeling faithful that it could still work. Only...
    Vikkisses Vikkisses 26-30, F Aug 4

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    HaileyRae1227 HaileyRae1227 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    This is a long story so please bear with me if you can. I met a man back in 2008 through his sister who was a good friend of mine at the time. I knew he was married from the start...
    plmagnet29 plmagnet29 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    Of course we have self doubt & yes, I share that self doubt about getting married again. I was married for 12 yrs & divorced now for 4. I would love to get married again one day...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    pregnantbride pregnantbride 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I am about to do something very stupid. We've been working together for over a year, which has been great because sometimes I think he is the only one there who knows what he's...
    hopelesssness hopelesssness 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    fucknshit fucknshit 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Ok so a couple years I go I fell in love with a man who made me feel so intense but in every way .. When we were together everything just clicked , it's like we were made for each...
    pinkmonkey91 pinkmonkey91 22-25, F Aug 9

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    Dearest My Lawyer, I've always admired many things about you. That remains. But we must stop anything between us so you can focus on the things that you intend to do. You don't...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    An elderly couple from our local church was in habit of care taking for the needy... Those who had kids... A lady from our church was married to a womanizing drunk with mental...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    so he told me he was married just to get me trust him i found out it wasn't true, because of a lot of things, why i'm i so unlucky
    8hugs 8hugs 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Until now, I have felt completely lost when it comes to understanding certain aspects of my significant other. We are in a committed, long-term relationship, and I love and care...
    nic225 nic225 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have struggled with my husband's disease for at least 25 years of the 36 we've been married. I never realized that I married into this disease, as I was always the kind of...
    Stndingrl Stndingrl 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Second full day of no contact with my married guy who said he needed time and space after his wife caught him texting me. The wife doesn't know anything more than I was a friend...
    AvaLennon AvaLennon 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 17 years to my alcoholic husband. His drinking is completely destroying our family. Tomorrow he goes to court for driving on a suspended license initially...
    winterqueen76 winterqueen76 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I came out to my wife the other day. We have always had great sex but something was missing. She said she knew and was very excited for me. She truly was. Now we have an open...
    brad84 brad84 41-45, M 14 hrs ago

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    I feel like my life is a broken record. Not everyday is awful or terrible or even bad. I just dont like being married anymore. There has been way too much that i dont like about it...
    Fitguy84 Fitguy84 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    I want a hot married woman
    Trigger777 Trigger777 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    i find something really exciting about married women
    raman1966 raman1966 41-45, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    all of you that are in love with a married man are just the other woman and think of how the guy is if he's dating other woman he's just there for a few hit 'n' runs or a lot if u...
    averagegirl993 averagegirl993 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Married man in Melbourne, Australia. Any ladies looking...? We can chat and maybe meet up during the day.
    melbourneonly melbourneonly 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    Really I'm still in shock and I haven't really figured out how to feel about this yet. Maybe talking about it here will help. I'll start from the beginning with how I met and...
    NuuIdeas NuuIdeas 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I have been married for 15 years. The crossdressing came out about 8 years ago. I was really supportive and loving about it. Felt sorry for Husband that he had had to hide it all...
    LadyLana39 LadyLana39 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 1

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    No More Abuse - My Accounts of Being In A Abusive Relationship 15 Yrs + (To a Narcissist, psychopath, demonic person)** Once my life slowed down a bit I could look back and see a...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    Small update to my post a couple weeks ago. Husband didn't drink at all (in front of me) and said he was cutting back. Maybe for that week. I know in my heart he is an addict and...
    kbella814921 kbella814921 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I am 7 yrs sober. Sometimes i drink a bottle of beer for certain holidays but only while there are people around me. I always have the urge to drink but managed to control it by...
    Yersparky Yersparky 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 27

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    My hubby just left for Montana this morning to work. I'm sad and I already miss him. I don't even know when I'll see him again :( Until then my daughter and I have to stay with a...
    Rzrbldksss81 Rzrbldksss81 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    First of all, "I am an alcoholic and addict" Secondly, I'm a sixteen year old girl, I've been addicted to cutting for 5/6 years, addicted to sex for 2 years, addicted to weed for...
    RavenEP RavenEP 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married for 20 years. He didn't start drinking heavily until one of his childhood friends tragically died around 10 years ago. He doesn't still drink...
    Michol84 Michol84 36-40, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I have been in a relationship for 9 years with a man I truly love and couldn't see my life without. However, I feel he truly is an alcoholic, although I never saw it before, maybe...
    karma553 karma553 26-30, F Aug 5

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    I was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder because of him.......my mom divorced him when I was 7. I was devestated...that was my dad. My hopes went up after a while- he...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    MarieVon MarieVon 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    My mum is an alcoholic, she started drinking when stressed out 5 years ago when I was ten , for 5 years she has been violent and arrested on various occasions she would yell abuse...
    jorblox123 jorblox123 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I am 20 years old and my mother has been an alcoholic for as long as I can remember. She has a spilt personality when she's been drinking, she's very angry, aggressive and selfish...
    Bethy94 Bethy94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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