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  1. Finances and the future

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband and I have been dating for 13 years, every since high school. It will be a year of marriage in December. I’ve been trying my hardest not to make every situation about money, but I do deserve some type of security. My husband was not raised in a household that talked about savings, the...
  2. Am I just crazy?! Or does my husband not appreciate me?

    General Relationship Discussion
    So, my husband and I have been together for 7 years, married 3 ish. Our relationship has been based upon his infidelity and lack of communication. He isn't romantic, hes lazy, ad only wants to do what he wants to do with no concern over anyone else. He was never like this before. About a year...
  3. My husband just filed :(

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    I’d love to hear some advice. My husband just filed for divorce last week. Prior to that he was getting frustrated and sad that I kept complaining about his work schedule. I said some pretty harsh things including you should move out of the bedroom because we don’t have much of a relationship. I...
  4. I got married at 17 and now I’m cut off from my entire family and pregnant with twins !!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi. My name is Samantha. I ran away from home to marry my lover illegally, and now I’m pregnant with twins. My family cut me off entirely out of shame, I have no support. It’s really hard to cope with everything, and although my husband is right beside me throughout all of it, I often wonder if...
  5. Husband likes to hangout with people half his age (underage girls)

    The Ladies' Lounge
    I am seriously having issues right now. My husband recently asked me if he could go on a weekend trip with his friend and his friend's teenage daughter (17) on a surfing trip this weekend. I told him no because I don't feel comfortable with him being around a teenage girl especially when she...
  6. He wants kids but I don’t

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband and I have been together for 7 years married 3 of those years. I was always very upfront on how I will probably never want kids. It’s just something that’s always been a fact. He had said that was fine and that I was enough. I would always be enough for him. About two years ago he...
  7. Lonely and Smothered.. I’m new

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    Hello everyone! I’m new here, living in the US! Been married to a wonderful man for 5 years (together 7) my husband is on the spectrum which effects almost every aspect of our marriage. Sex is rare and awkward when it does happen, communication is a constant struggle and within the past year we...
  8. Lingerie Lover

    Sex in Marriage
    I have been married to my gorgeous and lovely wife for 19 years. We have a active Sex Life. My wife outside of the bedroom has an amazing wardrobe, and she dressed sexy when the occasion is appropriate. For the entire 19 years we have been married, I have on a regular basis, purchased very...
  9. New: Marriage falling apart

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    Hey everyone, I was just needing a little bit of advice about my marriage. My husband and I have been married only a year and 4 months now. At first things were good and then they turned sour and I've started realizing some things about him. He drinks too much, talks about doing drugs and...
  10. caught my husband one night stand andi idk what to do now!

    Coping with Infidelity
    hi, so my name's nyla and i am not sure if i am posting at the right space but. Anyways. i have been married for a year now. and my husband is a cabin crew and he flies all the time, of course. And throughout our time together, i have never once doubted his actions or felt any insecurity...
  11. Saving Men's Marriages

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    Hi, I'm Johan Tang. I'm new to Talk About Marriage, and am here to give the best advice for all the men out there in saving your marriage. I'll do my best to be helping out and giving valuable advice on any and every post I come across here from men who are in waning marriages and are trying...
  12. Husband doesn't love me anymore because of my introverted side

    Hello, I'm writing here because I need some objective opinion..should I accept the situation or somehow try to fight to save my marriage. 

(Please excuse my English, it's my second language)

 So this is my story 

I'm 28, he is 36, we were together for 5 years (married for 3.5). The moment...
  13. Escort your wife to places?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Is it common for husbands to ask a friend to take care of their wives, like escorting them to dinner, when the husbands were away, so that she doesn't get lonely? I saw it in some books and was wondering if this is common practice. Thanks in advance.
  14. Husband refuses my sexual needs

    Sex in Marriage
    Hi! New here. A little about me: married 18 yrs, 2 kids (17 and 11). For years, literally years, I have asked, talked to, and eventually begged my husband for more ‘exciting’ sex. My definition of exciting is passion, maybe a little roughness.... anything except ‘vanilla sex’. I’m 39 and the...
  15. new user, question about smoking spouse

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    I'm 70, husband 75. He is a lifelong smoker. His health issues have piled up: COPD, macular degeneration, no physical stamina. I'm in better shape, younger, never smoked, moderate physical activity. (I walk 18 holes, he rides - golf course.) I worked in the past but now my time is house and...
  16. It's long, but I need help!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to this forum, but would like to see what kind of advice I can get. Sorry if I'm all over the place btw, my mind is racing and don't know where to begin. First off, I love my husband with all my being. As of this year, it seems as things have been going downwards for us. Including no...
  17. In Laws...(Long Post)

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    I feel like I'm in a bit of a bind, and I have no idea what I should do in regards to my in-laws. A bit of a background, my SO, we'll just call J, and I have been together for 2.5 years, but have known each other for 3. Both of us are 23 now, I bartend and he's an RPN (nurse). Both of us work...
  18. Husband's Platonic Friend or Emotional Affair?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I've been with my husband just shy of 5 years (married for 1) and we have had a pretty solid relationship. Much of our relationship has included change of moving, getting settled, finishing school, and new careers, but through everything we've had a good relationship with communication and...
  19. Best husband

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    I think we have to be appreciated that we have so amazing partner in our life. husband is everything. Of course there is sometimes opposite opinions and not everything going well, but longterm perspective is always important. Our husbands care about us in their heart, we are their family. They...
  20. Husband is not interested in sexual intimacy

    Sex in Marriage
    I am 26, my husband is 31, and we have been together 7 years (married 2yrs). He is generally not interested in sexual intimacy and it breaks my heart. He is a loyal, hardworking, good man and we love each other very much, but I'm having a hard time coping with repeatedly being rejected and...