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  1. Need Advice on reconnecting with Wife

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Hi I was hoping for advice from woman who have been in my Wives shoes or Husbands who have made the same mistakes I have. We have been Married for 12 years and had a lot of great times, two beautiful children and a ton of fun, somewhere over the last 2 years things started to deteriorate...
  2. GRRR! Christmas cheer around HIS fam, but cold shoulder/silent treatment for my fam!

    General Relationship Discussion
    :mad: Just tunes out. Turns in. Clams up. Shuts down. I love him dearly, but he drives me nuts with this crap! Seriously, I tried not to get mad. I wanted to look past it. But I realized I wasn't being honest with myself. We've talked about this over and over, yet nothing ever changes. So...
  3. how to get back wife that has been pushed into another's arms

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    The story is not unique. Me and my wife have been married for 10+ years with two kids. I have always been a good provider and my main fault was spending more time at work and less time on her emotional needs. Despite this I never thought that she will ever cheat (you could call arrogance as...
  4. Emotionally trapped and sexless

    Sex in Marriage
    I have read so many of the threads here on this topic but every situation is different, and I need help...and advice please. Short background: my wife and I have been together for 26 years and recently I heard the "I have never been truly happy" speech. She says she was waiting for the kids to...
  5. Wife has Checked out of Marriage and God is # 1 in her Life

    Relationships and Spirituality
    We've been married 40 years and my marriage is disolving due to my wife's obsession with the Catholic church. She gets up every day at 4:30 am to go to 6:30 am mass, bible studies 3 nights a week, watching EWTN when she is home, bought over 40 religious books in the last year. Our house looks...