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  1. LONG POST Thanksgiving & being stuck between two families.

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    Hello. I am stuck between a rock & a hard place and wondering if anyone has any advice. So to give you a little background, I’m a people pleaser, my mom is a controlling type A, my husband can be stubborn and little spoiled or selfish, my mother in law can be flighty and in turn, sometimes...
  2. Anyone else spending thanksgiving alone?

    General Relationship Discussion
    As the title says, anyone else out there spending this holiday alone? I am married (do not know for how much longer) and have chosen not to go with my DH to the inlaws. For years I have been used as a puppet and seen as their source of "entertainment". DH says that I can stick up for myself...
  3. Foregoing spending on holidays for the good of our future?

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    My SO and I have financial difficulties like a lot of marriages do. I am the main breadwinner (previously the sole until my SO started watching this little girl at our home weekly). I make just enough to get by each month with maybe $50 leftover. However, due to a car being totaled last year not...
  4. Will it ever feel the same again?

    Coping with Infidelity
    Yeah, I know it's Christmas. What a time to be dealing with infidelity, regardless of which side of the equation you're on. With everything going on this time of year, the busy-ness, the family stuff, the affair memories, the divorcing or reconciling, the kids, the wave of feelings that just...
  5. Handling the holidays as a WS

    Coping with Infidelity
    The holidays are here and I've already had to deal with a little bit of disappointment, but life goes on. I've posted about my situation previously and you can probably find my other posts by clicking my user-name. Married four years, no kids, I had a cyber-affair that was discovered in June...