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  1. Going Through Divorce or Separation
    I’ve been to therapy for a few months since learning from my children that my husband had been in an ongoing affair- they were 3 and 5. I was absolutely devastated and the first thing that my husband said was that it was both of our faults and that I need to own my part. I did so much for him...
  2. Physical & Mental Health Issues
    I think my husband might be a sociopath/narcissist and is emotionally manipulating me. He recently went on a business trip for three days. On the day he was driving back, his female co-worker posted photos online showing she was with him. He never told me he wasn't alone on the trip. When I...
  3. Physical & Mental Health Issues
    I'm writing this while undergoing the silent treatment for about the 5th time in as many months. We are in our 50's second marriage for both. His ex was an alcoholic and this was a factor in their divorce. He states he really has no use for his parents. Friday: It's his birthday. He...
  4. Relationships and Addiction
    This is my 1st post on this site. Here is my background. I was with my ex-h for 8 years. During that time he was arrested 6 different times spending nearly 2 yrs total in jail for stealing to support his meth habit. I finally gave up on him after his last arrest last January (2012). I loved...
  5. General Relationship Discussion
    I'm trying to decide what to do about my wife's behavior? I've struggled for years with our relationship, always seeming to be in the doghouse or in trouble with her, and no matter what never seeming to meet the ever moving mark. Finally, a friend suggested I read up on passive-aggressive...
  6. Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Howdy, all, Need support, ideas, and maybe to be a lesson to others. Husband and I seperated Aug 2009. Married 20 years this May. Finalizing divorce now. Back up. Last 10 years, his alcoholism spiralled, and so did my depression. I got treatment, but not adequate, and he is in recovery after 2...
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