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  1. Very insecure husband, Advice please!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Sorry in advance, I know it's long…ridiculously long…. Ok so I feel like I'm losing it here. I have been married to my husband for over 9 years now. We've been together for 12. We have two children together and I have two children from my first marriage. My divorce was pretty straightforward...
  2. New marriage, his house, respect vs control...

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi! I have never used online support groups, but I am hoping it can help me work out these issues. My new husband and I are having big issues about changing things in the home we now share. I enjoy organizing and decorating, but he wants me to check with him before doing anything. When I say...
  3. I just need a little advice

    The Ladies' Lounge
    My husband I have been together since for almost 13 years. But we have only been married for 5 years. We use to be best friends and talk to each other about everything. I joined the Army back in 2012 and we were apart for about 6 months. I trust my husband and I know that he wouldn't cheat. But...
  4. My New (alcoholic) husband crossed the line and violently attacked me

    Relationships and Addiction
    This is my 1st post on this site. Here is my background. I was with my ex-h for 8 years. During that time he was arrested 6 different times spending nearly 2 yrs total in jail for stealing to support his meth habit. I finally gave up on him after his last arrest last January (2012). I loved...
  5. Help, My husband keeps reliving the past!!!!!

    General Relationship Discussion
    I have been married almost 10 years and I am really starting to feel like my husband is holding a mistake I made in the past over my head!! About 5 years ago we hit a rough patch financially, my husband left the state to find work and left me behind until he could better provide. Meanwhile with...
  6. I need to end a 25 year controlled marraige

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I have had to go through counceling about 6 years ago to figure out that my husband isnt just jelous - but rather controlling. with my appearances, money, who I talk with. where I work. I'm embarrassed and ashamed to admit it- I met him when I was 19. He was 27. I felt that whirlwind love...
  7. Do you consider this controlling?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Okay, so my fiance and I have been together for about 4 years, we haven't married yet because he says he doesn't want to be married again. My question was "Why did you ask then?" and his answer was, "Because your family was great when I met them, now their just like everyone else." My fiance...
  8. Is my husband abusive?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Six days ago my husband and I got into an argument about something really stupid. I put a screen (or room divider) infront of our patio doors b/c we don't have blinds or drapes and my husband didn't like it there. I explained to him that it gives some privacy since we don't live in a great...
  9. Weary of it all...this is long.

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I've been married almost 20 years...less that a month to go to my anniversary. The last 12 years have totally sucked...truly awful. Our first years were pretty happy. Hubby started to become very jealous, but I always figured he'd settle down in time, he'd come to know I'm a loyal gal. And...
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