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  1. Dealing with Fibro

    Physical & Mental Health Issues
    My wife has suffered for several years with chronic pain and fatigue among other things. That seems to be on top of her list of discomforts. She called me one afternoon several weeks ago: "I have Fibromyalgia!" she said, sounding almost happy; way more excited than anyone who was just...
  2. STBX had a stroke, how would you feel?

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hi guys, So to sum things up I found out my stbx was having an affair last summer. He didn't want to work on our marriage and put me through hell with the lies and heartbreak. The kids and I stayed for about a year though due to financial reasons and just last month we finally left so that...
  3. Is there any hope.../...how to cope?

    General Relationship Discussion
    It is clear to me now that my marrige is close to being over. Due to significantly different feelings regarding intimacy i have felt alone and unwanted for far too long. I still have a glimmer or hope that we will work it out, however i have lost all drive to fight for it and truely feel like...
  4. My family is falling apart, please help.

    General Relationship Discussion
    I know this is really long, and I appreciate anyone who reads it to completion. I wish I had the time and money to talk to a professional. I am a 40 year old married father of two. My life is so broken I don’t know if it can be fixed. Let me tell you why: My wife, whom I love, refuses to...
  5. We're separated, he's sick, could use advice

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hi folks, I could use some advice on my situation: My husband and I have been separated for nearly a year, and have been on the road to divorce for two years. (We moved to another state and had to wait for a residency requirement.) We've "stayed friends" as much as possible--we've maintained...
  6. My in-laws are trying to ruin my marriage

    General Relationship Discussion
    I have known my husband for about 4 years. We have lived together for about 3 years. We got married last year. His family is ruining our marriage. One of his brothers and an ex-sister-in-law warned me about the family ruining each of their marriages. His 80-year-old mother lives with...
  7. Can't go on, but I feel like a horrid person...

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    After 23 years of marriage, the last 8 of which I've felt trapped in one of the circles of hell, I've asked my hubby to leave. He has severe chronic illnesses - however, he refused for years to take it seriously or take any responsibility for his medical self-care. He went for two years not...
  8. Is my husband leaving me... for his mother?

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband and I have been married for 12 years & have 3 boys (10, 7, 3).*My husband is 43 & I am 34.*He is very laid back and I am the entrepreneur of the couple. We have always had a balanced & open relationship, where we would complement each other. We were best friends and our marriage has...
  9. How Important Is Sex in the Marriage?

    Sex in Marriage
    Ladies, heads up, this is fairly shallow. Classic story, I want sex all the time and my wife doesn't. She has medical issues that prevent it and they're only going to get worse. Soon, she will be physically incapable of sex and I will still have an incredibly strong sex drive. She needs lots...
  10. Trying to write a letter without success

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hi there and thanks for reading. My situation briefly was I had a mental breakdown as I suffer from Chronic Pain and became addicted to Morphine, I was on around 130-140ml a day. I became pregnant but lost baby due to it being ectopic and blamed myself. As a result my breakdown started on my...
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