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  1. New Here and afraid to post

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    My name is Cody and I am from Texas. I am married to someone who is narcissistic, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and paranoid personality disorder. I did not know she had bipolar disorder until she gave birth. She had thoughts about killing me, herself, and our child. This led to her...
  2. Please give me some advice

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    My husband and I have been married 18 months and been together for 3 and 1/2 years in total. We have a big age gap. I am 22 and he is 45. Our relationship started off really messy. He was still legally married (but had been separated for a number of years). However I believed their marriage to...
  3. I don't feel safe. Is it him or me?

    Sex in Marriage
    I am 35 my husband is 47. I support us financially 70%, but even if I wasn't the main provider I still would not believe in obligatory sex or "duty sex". He is overweight and says he's depressed. He thinks sex will fix it. But he is often in a bad mood. He has been too rough in bed (including...
  4. Too far

    Sex in Marriage
    We like to have fun with toys and what not in the bedroom and my wife has always been shy about it. So I try to keep her happy and multiple orgasms... We have a toy that is rather big and she will tell me no... and i will say "come on you know you like it" and then she would Go head and take...
  5. So lost - Should get divorce? - Help!

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Is this abuse? So here is the deal: I married my husband 8 months into our relationship (I was 22, he was 21) and we have been together for almost 8 years. Recently things have taken a large turn, and I cannot determine if 1) it's abuse 2) it's me? 3) I need to leave/he needs to leave 4) how...
  6. Heartbroken Husband Needs Advice

    General Relationship Discussion
    Greetings. I have been married to my wife for a little over a year. While we were dating, things were great. However, on our honeymoon I saw a side of her i didnt suspect. We got into a little argument and then all of the sudden she just yelled "F you" (full word was used). I was a little...
  7. Considering leaving my abusive & dysfunctional marriage but IDK how these things work

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Considering leaving my abusive & dysfunctional marriage but IDK how these things work I'm currently in a relationship that has become unbearable. He's controlling to the point where I'm not able to work, I'm not able to possess any money save for $5-10. He seriously does not allow me to leave...
  8. My abusive husband

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi, I met my husband when I was quite Young and we have been together for some years, the first time we met I felt so energetic, the meeting left me feeling so happy. So we started talking a lot together and slowly, slowly we just knew that we were going to be together, it just happend natural...
  9. Fight with husband

    General Relationship Discussion
    I have been married to my husband for 6 years. Last night we had an argument. He was trying to walk outside to feed the horses. I keep blocking his way to get outside trying to get him to talk to me. He picked me up under my arms forcefully and tossed me on the couch. I jumped back up to stop he...
  10. help with verbal abuse

    General Relationship Discussion
    I have been with my husband for 3 years now we are both 23 an met in high school. We have a on year old baby that I stay at home with and he works to pay rent. If my husband ask me for example " do you know where are the keys" an I say " there not over there?" He will get pissed off and say...
  11. Doggiestyle Interuptus

    Sex in Marriage
    When we were first married we had a great sex life. Any position was OK. Suddenly after 10 years my wife all the sudden says that she will not longer do doggiestyle or any position from behind because it makes her feel like a dog and is not as personable. She claims she was abused by a...
  12. Divorced Filed, Not Served - Is this the end?

    General Relationship Discussion
    This is long, sorry...( I left out a lot) My wife and I have been together since 2003. It has a been bumpy to say the least. However, those differences, for the most part, outweighed our differences - at least in the beginning. Without going into details about our history, I'll jump to the end...
  13. Can you have a healthy sex life after spousal abuse

    Sex in Marriage
    I am kinda new here, and I don't really know any of you and that makes me kinda nervous. But after reading things in this forum, it appears that you can talk about just about anything. So here goes. My H and I have had a very boring sex life for a very long time. Let me give you a little...
  14. Is my marriage even worth saving

    General Relationship Discussion
    It has been three weeks since my husband has slapped me for the fourth time. Following that incident we didn't talk for two weeks. The disagreement was regarding pregnancy. When he did decide to talk to me he asked me what I had decided to do about it. No apology for the slap. When we decided to...
  15. Overcoming emotional abuse

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife and I have been married for 16 years. For the first 13 I underwent daily emotional abuse which came in various forms. The primary form was verbally, but it also included severe affection and sexual dysfunction. Almost 4 years I go I ended up in an emotional affair, and this woke my...
  16. Separated on 11/15, not legal yet and continue to change my mind whether to proceed

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    I moved out on 11/15/2013. College sweethearts, married for 24 years, 4 children, one out of college, one in college and 2 still at home. The 2 younger children are with me. I have filed for divorce on 2 other separate occasions and have left him one other time prior to that. First time I...
  17. FusterCluck

    General Relationship Discussion
    Wow. Where to start. Everything started one August morning. My husband went and got something to drink and I was in the living room reading a book. As he past by, he stopped and told me the same thing I've been hearing at least 3 times a week for the past year and a half. "You're so...
  18. Dealing with your own parents and their damage

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    This may not be the right forum - I'm looking for advice and/or links to a good forum where I can discuss problems with my parents. I'm having a tough time in my marriage and in parenting my seven-year-old daughter. Both of these things put a strain on my relationship with my own parents (mainly...
  19. Looking for hope

    Reconciliation
    In 6 months my husband and I will have our 10th anniversary. I have recently realized I have been in a verbally, sometimes physically, abusive marriage. There have been events in my life that have led to this realization, and with those events came a new found self esteem for me. Our marriage...
  20. I'm a Verbally Abusive SPOUSE!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Over the last 5 years I have committed heinous acts of verbal abuse to my wife. My wife has finally put her foot down and has suggested leaving me. At first I knew I had a problem, and was embarrassed to share with the world. I gave her false promises of changing and never did. Now I'm at a...
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