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  1. controlling issues with the wife

    General Relationship Discussion
    So this past weekend I had my kids with me for the weekend visit. I come home and after dropping the kids off to their mom (my ex) at a spot that was predertimined. I get a good sense that something was amiss. I later find out that because I didn't notice that she had done all of my laundry and...
  2. How do I stay with someone who lacks empathy? Is my husband a sociopath?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am in a major crisis, guys. I need help and advice desperately, especially if you've been in a similar situation. I've been married for 4 years now and we fight constantly. By nature, I am a strong, outgoing, optimistic, hard-working, go-getter woman entrepreneur; however, I feel like I've...
  3. Narcissistic/controlling?

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    So my stbx is a "fun" one. It's been a rough one year since finding out about his affair and wanting a divorce. I have taken the high road and tried to keep the peace but I feel like he's taking advantage of the situation. For example: After finding out about the affair, I still agreed to...
  4. Feeling extremely overwhelmed living near family and in laws- HELP!

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband and I have been married for over 6 years and have 3 kids. We have had our fair share of ups and downs but one thing that I feel that is taking a huge toll on me is our families. He has a large family of 7 siblings and I have 5 siblings and live near my dad and step mom. I am in...
  5. Controlling Husband

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Long story but I'll try to shorten it. I am 22 years old. I have been married to my husband since I was 19. We moved to a remote town for his job as soon as we got married. The town is 98% hispanic and I am white so it has been hard to adjust. I left my university after two semesters to marry...
  6. Wife is driving me to the point of going insane - PLEASE HELP!!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi all I have never posted on a marriage forum before and a few years ago would have never imagined myself doing this. But I am at the end of my tether. My wife and I have been married for 7 years, she was 18 when we got married, I was 25... we now have two sons (4 and 2) who I adore to bits...
  7. Not giving up, but getting tired.

    Relationships and Spirituality
    I'm trying hard to build a better relationship with God and have faith. My only wife of 27 years left 10 months ago. We have 3 fine teenagers. She had tried to leave months prior, but stayed after a long talk and really let her know I love her. I didn't beg or plead then, but tried to...
  8. She had affair...and it's my fault

    Coping with Infidelity
    My wife had an affair for a year, and then I discovered the incriminating emails. We did counseling for a year after that, and she refused to own up to what really happened. Essentially she blamed me. Every time we tried to talk about the affair, she would say we had problems in our marriage...
  9. Hmmmm...made up my mind but too afraid to do anything

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Hi there, I'm the new gal on the block. Been married 13 yrs, but living with him 17 yrs. He is 8 yrs older than me. I have 3 children, the oldest is grown, the younger two are with my husband and 11 and 12. I want out but afraid to ask for a divorice. There are soooo many reasons. Where do...
  10. What should I do????

    General Relationship Discussion
    Sorry It's going to be a long one. My husband and I have been married for nearly a full year. We are in our twenties and we have two children together. But it seems like we disagree on EVERYTHING. We grew up in very different lives. He is an only child and his parents are loaded. I have seven...
  11. Husband keeping me isolated to try and punish me??

    General Relationship Discussion
    Okay, I wrote in here a few days back about my husband and I and some of our issues. I came to the conclusion I was really going to divorce him and I filed the paperwork. He knows that I am fed up with him and over everyhting in our marriage. Well we got in this fight today (when do we not...
  12. 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...
  13. need outside opinions, not sure what to do

    General Relationship Discussion
    Backstory: I have been with this person for over a year, and we were best friends for over a decade before we decided to give it a go. We have both lost friends due to the fact that we chose each other over them. My other half has been going out with their ex, both of us were at one point...
  14. Cyber cheater reconnect - its not there now?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Ok so I am in a struggling marriage, and had cyber cheated months ago, cyber only no actual contact. My H had no idea but his attitude did not get any better or worse during this time at all either way. He is the way he is... Which is why we in the position we are in. I deleted all contact...
  15. Controlling Behaviour

    General Relationship Discussion
    Ok, Whilst I think I know the answer, I cannot help doubting my own feelings and conclusions. What I am going to describe it merely one part of a much bigger whole, but perhaps a good place to start.... Tonight I was out with my partner and with friends (A couple). My partner asks friends to...
  16. My husband wants to pick my clothes!

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband wants to go clothes shopping with me (again). I have tried this 4-5 times before and I always end up feeling horrible about myself and he wants me to wear things that I find uncomfortable. Many expensive shirts he has purchased for birthday, etc eventually go to goodwill. If I try...
  17. WIFE will not allow my MOTHER to visit me in our home.

    General Relationship Discussion
    My WIFE will not allow my MOTHER to visit me in our home, even if she is not home. They cannot get along, and i can deal with that. We have children and my wife doesnt want my mother visiting with me and our kids, unless she is there to "supervise". And she has made it clear that this will...
  18. Am I Losing it?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I've been married for 14 years. It has been a very rocky road. Pretty much went off the cliff right after we married and have slowly been improving over the years. From the start my husband was super critical of me, how I do things, why I did them, what I wore, where I put the cutting board...
  19. feel like i'm goin mad

    General Relationship Discussion
    Not gonna bore u, so heres a quick overview, but I really need to sort my head out, and get some perspective from someone else. 2 yrs ago split from my hubby of 16 yrs, have 2 kids 2getha, 1 yr ago got 2getha with a guy. I never got wined and dined, just sort of fell into relationship by talkin...
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