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  1. Confused - Needs Clarity!

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Background We are 39 and 37 with almost 5 yrs. old DD. I moved to the US for grad studies in 2003 and got married in 2011. My W moved after the marriage. I have an old post http://talkaboutmarriage.com/considering-divorce-separation/120538-my-wifes-split-personality-vs-my-family.html. That...
  2. is it culture-or just him?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I met my current husband over ten years ago...we courted for several months and then married. Fast forward to now-we have been married for 10yrs-we have one child together. We each brought children into the relationship-he has a special needs son, and I have a 15yr old son, and a daughter who is...
  3. Culture and relationships

    General Relationship Discussion
    I have been wondering recently how cultural background affects the likelihood of marriages succeeding. I know a number of friends who are in a multi-racial or multi-faith relationships and are very happy. I also have a few friends who are married to partners from a different country/continent...
  4. TV gets in bed with cheaters

    Coping with Infidelity
    TV gets in bed with cheaters.....intresting and sad article in today's Los Angeles Times (12/28/11). The basis of the article is that the "proliferation of adulty" on TV may be due to our cultur's cynicism about marriage and that we, as a culture, are moving away from the core values of...
  5. Am I wrong to feel exasperated?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Before you respond, please bear in mind that this is a cultural fix I'm in. I am a 30 yr old man who has been married for almost four years now. My wife and I briefly dated, then we got married. We currently live in Vancouver, BC. My wife often complains about how she will be told by all...
  6. 4 years of marriage, no sex, different values, should I break up?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    [Hi, I'm considering separation leading to divorce and my mind is a minefield right now. Could you please read on and share your feedback? Sorry it's a long post, but 5 mins of your time could really save my life! Update: Italicizing 'key points' here and in responses since I can't cover...
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