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  1. International marriage and him having an affair

    Coping with Infidelity
    Hello, I would like to receive some feedback from about my story as well. I apologize if the post gets long, but I hope everyone beers with me and hears my story: Me and my husband were (still are) married for 2 years, but he just left me three weeks ago. To tell you the full story: He...
  2. do i change or does he?

    General Relationship Discussion
    so ive been married for less than 5 years now and have an infant son with my husband, to better get the picture we had a whirlwind romance which lead to a short engagement and wedding. my s.o. (significant other) and I come from two different backgrounds him with a not loving family life and me...
  3. Husband says he hates who I've become

    Reconciliation
    We have been married for six months, and our actual big wedding is in two weeks. My husband told me last week that he has extreme hatred for me. I can't breathe. I have been very depressed on and off for a few years because of health and school issues. It has really broken me down...
  4. Can't trust my partner after she was abusive even though she has changed

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Hi ladies, I'm just looking for somewhere to say stuff I can't speak to anyone about. My partner and I have been together over 2 years and formed a civil partnership last June. We rushed in and I moved away from friends and family to move in with her. Within the first few months we had...
  5. Separated but ambivalent about divorcing wife

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I have been separated from my wife of 19 years for almost a year now. Until recently, I thought we were headed to divorce. But last week, we had a conversation about divorce and our lives and she appeared to be evolving from the hard, unloving, hypercritical, manipulative, and lying woman I...
  6. Why do you put up with this *%^$?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am seriously starting to become convinced that sometimes, we love out of habit. Having read the posts of so many on TAM and then gone over mine as well, I just started thinking to myself - why the HELL do people (I) put up with so much crap that screws up their lives. Things that must at least...
  7. Unattracted to mate

    General Relationship Discussion
    I need some real advice to help me maintain a healthy, happy relationship. I am not attracted to my partner physically. I would like to explain this further. I met my partner during the end of a period of major crisis. I had lost whom I was, what I enjoyed, my health, etc. When I first met my...
  8. Hubby changed mind about wanting a child

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Hi, all. I've noticed that a couple others have posted on this, but I think our relationship and situation are unique. To be brief, my husband & I have been married for 15 years (and dated for 5 years beforehand). Before marrying, we both knew we wanted children. In fact, I went off the pill...
  9. "I won't change, don't like it?, leave"...Maybe I should?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I need an outside opinion… My husband and I have been married 4 years, no kids yet. We enjoy each others company, like many of the same activities and he is a very good loving and trustworthy man. However, our political and spiritual beliefs differ greatly and we also generally disagree on any...
  10. Do emotional/verbal abusers change?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I am so confused. I have been in what I am just now coming to grips with was a 15 year marriage of emotional and verbal abuse. I had a breakdown and decided to leave temporarily until I could get my head above water and get "healthy". My husband is VERY deperate to save the marriage. He says...
  11. Why won't he suddenly STEP UP to make a positive change?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi EVERYONE.... I would like feedback from both men & women. I just want some perspective from both genders so I don't get so one-sided. I've already left a thread a while back questioning whether my significant other of 5 years will marry me or not. He is 29, and I am 31. We both are in a...
  12. Boyfriend or Best Friend

    General Relationship Discussion
    I know the title reads as if i am in a situation to choose between my bf or best friend, tough but not as bad as when they are the same person. I met my boyfriend a bit less than two years ago and we developed a loving relationship. But other things in life weren't right, to make story short...
  13. Need some advice and opinions on sudden dilemma

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hello All, I'm looking for some advice on what to do and I'll do my best to keep this straight and to the point. My fiance and I have been engaged since christmas eve and were very happy until 2 days ago. My fiance came back 2 days ago from a trip to spain with some of her girl pals. I thought...
  14. 5 yrs...and he's still not ready...

    General Relationship Discussion
    Im looking for advice, because my situation is a unique one it seems like. My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 5 years now, and we did meet younger at 20 years old. But we are both more mature for our age than most who are 25. I knew when I met him he was different, and I knew that...
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