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  1. When the ex cuts you off from their family

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hi. I am ending a very toxic marriage to a high-conflict individual. We have been together nearly 15 years, married 11, 2 kids. In this time, I formed relationships with my stbx's huge, warm, loving, accepting family that mean a lot to me. They were supportive during the better part of the...
  2. Letting Go of Anger

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hi all, My husband and I have separated again (married for 12 years, 2 young children), but are still living together while we sort out finances. I have a couple of posts on TAM about our issues. Quick background - He had an EA 2.5 years ago with a coworker. We separated for three months...
  3. Where do I go from here? Need advice.

    Hi. I would love opinions, suggestions, feedback--just not sure how best to proceed with my husband who is still struggling with trying to make it work. He gave me the ISLYBINILWU speech almost a year ago last April. We have been in MC and are both seeing ICs; in fact we found our new MC in...
  4. How to move past a bad argument

    General Relationship Discussion
    I had a really awful argument with my wife yesterday. While I'm quite certain that "Jill" was attempting to instigate a response from me with sarcasm, mimicking, disregarding my polite request, and disregarding my request to stop talking to me (while I was moving my stuff into another room to...
  5. How to tell the kids that Daddy is moving out.

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I told my husband last night (our 13th wedding anniversary) that I want to separate. He has issues ( you can see my other posts for details). What I need to know now is best way to tell the kids (6 and 11). I do hope that in the end things will work out. We have set the date he will move out...
  6. Conquering many problems, now ready for sex and lots of it!

    Sex in Marriage
    Hi there, Have a question ladies. Been married 13 years, together 15 with my wife. Have had our share of problems. Survived an affair she had about 1.5-2 years ago. Made adjustments on my end. Things are better between us. She has become more receptive to my emotions over the past couple...