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  1. Mother-in-laws HELP

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi all So I figured I might start a discussion about mother-in-laws. I’ve been having issues with mine for years now, unfortunately she is passive aggressive, gets offended by everything very quickly a control freak and has no respect for boundaries. She lets herself into our house whenever she...
  2. What do I do?

    Relationships and Addiction
  3. FAMILY: How far do they get in your head?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Do you ever wonder especially about your relationship and partner where the line is draw between your thoughts and those planted by your family. Do you ever find yourself torn trying to decipher if a flaw you are aware of is really that awful or was your family criticism what made it so big? and...
  4. My Wife won't let me or my Kids visit my Parents

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hey every one. I need some advice. This is going to be a very lengthy story, but PLEASE bare with me, because I REALLY NEED some advice. I am Married with Two Children of my own and Two Step Children. A few months ago, the house which we were renting was getting ready to be sold, leaving our...
  5. Pregnant Gf close to being fiance mother trying to break us up

    General Relationship Discussion
    I just need some help here I guess some non bias opinions on the situation I am in. A little background on me and us... Me:27 Her:25 I fell in love with a flight attendant 3.5 years ago she was flying international out of NYC for about the first 8 months which made it a extremely difficult...
  6. When sister in law moves do I say no to her dogs?!?!?

    General Relationship Discussion
    My sister in law and her family (husband and child) will be moving in to our place. Potential problem? They also have dogs. They have always been welcome when they visit, which is just a few days at at time, but now that it could be short or long term, I can't bear the thought of the dogs...
  7. Career/Family Advice

    General Relationship Discussion
    Looking for some input on how to approach this. I'm sure someone here has run into a similar situation. Company I worked for was bought out. My position was eliminated. I planned my exit prior to the announcement. I have basically maxed out my pay grade for the area in which we live. I...
  8. the spouse of an alcoholic

    Relationships and Addiction
    My husband and I have been married for a little over a year, and we have a 3 month old baby. He had problems with alcohol since before we even met, i didn´t know the gravity of this until the first time i actually saw him drunk, last night. when we had conversations about alcohol before getting...
  9. When basic expectations go unmet...

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife and I are in our early-to-mid 30's, been married for going on 10 years, are both professionals with demanding careers, and have no kids. No prior marriages for either one of us. So, there's some huge gaps between my basic ideals and reality in this marriage, and I feel sad about it just...
  10. Please help, I discovered my dad is cheating with escorts

    Coping with Infidelity
    I am 22, I recently have moved back home to live with my parents and older brother after graduating university. My parents have been married for around 30 years and show no sign of a troubled relationship. My dad has always had a toxic relationship with looking at women on the internet. I...
  11. Looking for Clarity

    Coping with Infidelity
    Hi All, Im Back. Just find out that my wife was cheating on me with one of her male friend from work. You can read my story from below link. So last week I find one year old pictures from her old...
  12. My wife and My affinity for Lingerie and thongs

    Sex in Marriage
    First off... I'm a newbie here, hope this doesn't come off like some kind of Troll or **** post. It's not intended to be at all. My wife and I have been married for just over 8 years now, together for 14. I'd say we have a pretty awesome relationship - we're best friends basically. We...
  13. Opinions Please.

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    My husband and I lost our house due to foreclosure in April. As the foreclosure kept getting closer, we kept fighting more and more. Mainly about money. I would always say why don't you divorce me and stuff, because he always said he was miserable with me. I know I shouldn't have said that but I...
  14. Pay Rent to Live With His Sisters?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I’ve been with my boyfriend for 4 years and we are serious, meaning we plan to one day marry and have kids. He’s 25 and I’m 26. Some of you know I stay at his house a lot but I go back and forth between my parents’ and his place. In our culture it’s still pretty common to live with parents if...
  15. Family/Friends disapprove of BF... I don't know how to handle this situation

    General Relationship Discussion
    I have been in an on again, off again relationship with someone for 2 years. The beginning was great, everyone adored him and I. Long story short, he went through a lot of things in his life and treated me less than how I deserved to be treated more than once. I walked away while he "got...
  16. Update:13 and Pregnant. WHAT?

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    So the original story from about 4 yrs ago, you can find here.. So the progress is not great unfortunately. My daughter ended up in a group home, then graduated to a foster home. There she and her daughter lived...
  17. Living with Inlaws

    General Relationship Discussion
    Does anyone live with their inlaws? I am interested in what it is like, and how it affects one's marraige. Please share your stories! Thanks,
  18. Do You Live With Your In-Laws?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Does anyone here live with their in-laws? I am interested in hearing your stories/how this influenced your marraige. Thanks!
  19. Family unit and kids after separation / divorce

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    Going through a separation with my stbxw. Been trying to focus on the kids (5 yr old daughter and 3 yr old son). Divorce and sale of house pending. We are sharing the kids 50/50. Yesterday I took both of them to a bbq that their daycare was hosting. I wanted my daughter to see her friends...
  20. Not sure...divorce or work on it?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Dear All, First, thanks in advance for reading my long post. I do not know where to start and where to end but I am going to give this a try. I will cut to the chase: About Me and My Wife: Both internationals in US (on the way to becoming citizens) Graduate degree holders with good jobs and...