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  1. New to here and have a question

    General Relationship Discussion
    Wife and I have been married for 15 years and has been a typical marriage and has been successful. However I’ve noticed a few changes over the past 6 months or so with my wife, she is 42 very attractive and works in lending. She has begun telling me that she has become confident in her looks and...
  2. Wife Going Through Midlife Crisis?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Not sure this is the correct forum, but here it goes. I think my wife is going through a midlife crisis, and not a "Hey let's get a new sportcar", but hey, "I think I am done with you". Over the past few months we have had discussions and sometimes fights where she talks about leaving and...
  3. Help with midlife crisis spouse

    Coping with Infidelity
    First time on this forum. I know that the marital problem I’m going to describe isn’t uncommon, but it has a couple of aspects that I haven’t heard addressed elsewhere. I’d like to hear some perspectives on the situation. Wife and I have been together 21 years, married 19. Two girls, ages 15...
  4. Husband had an affair, separated, MLC?

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    A little back story… My husband and I have been together 10 years, married almost seven. As far as I knew things were going great, we were loving towards each other, texted throughout the day and were excited to see each other in the evening, laughed together all the time. Things in the...
  5. Wife in a midlife crisis and acting crazy

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hello all, This is my first post and have been going through this hell for about two months, but it has gotten real bad the last month. We have been married for 11 years and together for 19 with two girls 8 and 6. She turns 40 this month and has blamed me for all her misery. She has started...
  6. Handling wife's MLC -- too late?

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife of 22 years (age 41) shows all the signs of a midlife crisis (excessive exercise, boob job, feels empty, new single and young friends, ...). We have 3 girls aged: 12, 10, and 6. Over the past few months tensions have been build between us on her 4-night/week outings to exercise (see my...
  7. Hubby in MLC and I'm Frustrated

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Anyone survive partner's MLC? I am going INSANE!!! He is definitely in MLC, but our problems started long ago. We've never had much in common. We enjoy being with each other, but don't have any of the same interests. Then we had kids. He went off to do his own things and I let him. Didn't...
  8. wife is leaving after 5 years to reconnect with herself....

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    i have been married for almost 5 years and although our marriage was a rushed one (we found out that she was going to have a baby during the week that we were taking a "breather" from our 3 month relationship (dating)), i fell in love in the subsequent years. we had previously discussed a mutual...
  9. midlife crisis exit strategy

    General Relationship Discussion
    I open this up to thoughts and advice from the forum. If your wife were: going through a gnarly midlife crisis, exhibited OCPD tendencies at the same time, did many things which were uncharacteristic of her and well beneath her standards in a very short period of time, realized that she had...
  10. midlife crisis and ocpd (obsessive compulsive personality disorder)

    General Relationship Discussion
    What do you get when you cross a female with obsessive compulsive personality disorder going through a midlife crisis? A personality that is the equivalent of a Molotov ****tail. From my perspective, my beloved wife is experiencing this right now, and all aspects of our family life are...
  11. Need to get confidence back

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Hi ladies. I would very much like to share my situation and welcome any comments or suggestions. So, here goes... I have been married for 28 years and was very comfortable with my marriage and myself until last April. My husband had become increasingly unhappy and uncommunicative. I had...
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