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I Watch My Parents Live In a Loveless Marriage

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    My Parents Are Having Problems

    it seems like i have a different story each time. my life is a story.   But I am really concerned/tired of my parents problems. They've always had problems ever since i remember, when he used to drink when my sister and me were young he'd make our live impossible ( my...
    hello322 hello322 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    My Parents Live In A Loveless Marriage

    Everyday I watch my parents live in a loveless marriage. They look like they hate each other. My mother, a quite judgmental person, is always of my father's case about every single little thing. He mostly tries to sit back, and stay quiet and not start a fight. I can see it wears...
    hoplesslylost1 hoplesslylost1 16-17 Nov 10, 2012

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    It Isn't Mutual Anymore

    My mom had an affair with another man and my parents have slowly been growing apart. My mom has mostly stopped feeling anything toward my dad, but he still loves through her mistake and won't stop until the day he dies. I love them both to death, and I wish they could just fix it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16, 2013

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