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  1. Trying to understand why he withholds sex

    Sex in Marriage
    I have one of those stories - I had a normal, happy sex life with a significant other - until I didn't. We dated for a couple years. He was romantic, devoted to me, and we had a lot of core values in common. We were in love. The sex was vanilla (early on I asked flat out what his fetishes were...
  2. Why is this so hard for me

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I feel like I don't know which way is up anymore. I have been married for 10 years. We have 4 children. My husband is sarcastic (that I can handle) and passive aggressive. The later has eaten away at me over the years. I feel like I can't do anything right. Like I'm on high alert for his next...
  3. 8 years of marriage now separated [ FIRST TWO WEEKS] Advice?

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    It's been 16 days since my husband decided to tell me he didn't love me anymore, he no longer wanted this home or this life and he was leaving me. He felt this was the best for the both of us. There is nobody else. He was unhappy. We have no kids, just a dog. Although he thought my job was...
  4. Baffeling behavior - another passive aggressive example?

    General Relationship Discussion
    What do you make of this . . . and am I making too much of it? I am going to have surgery that will restrict what I can do for much of the summer. DH & I planned two weekend trips - the second of which I cannot do now because of the surgery. I have told him that he should go ahead and go on...
  5. Is he passive aggressive or am I overreacting?

    Physical & Mental Health Issues
    Please excuse if you have seen this already; I thought I posted it but never saw it again. I hope I don't lose this one! I've been married 23 years now, and I can't tell if I'm overreacting to issues in the past or actually looking at an accumulation of evidence. My questions are 1) what do...
  6. He hurt me so much I fell out of love

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Long story short my husband and i have been amrried 1 year and been together 1 year and 10 months. He was great, sweet, kind, trustworthy....but that changed and very quick. He became agrressive abusive and mean. He said horrible things when he was angry always saying sorry but never realizing...
  7. Exhausted and insulted.. considering the end

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    So, the past few weeks have found myself looking at this website and others like it more and more often. My wife and I have recently returned from an overseas vacation – one which was intended for us relax, connect, and to meet her family. My wife is not a U.S. citizen – she is a two-year...
  8. Not giving up, but getting tired.

    Relationships and Spirituality
    I'm trying hard to build a better relationship with God and have faith. My only wife of 27 years left 10 months ago. We have 3 fine teenagers. She had tried to leave months prior, but stayed after a long talk and really let her know I love her. I didn't beg or plead then, but tried to...
  9. Do passive aggressives ever recover?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Does anyone personally know of a passive aggressive person who was healed and stopped passive aggressive behavior? Or is it incurable?
  10. Finally I came out of FOG and ran away of 14 years of marriage

    Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Here is my Story: I have been married for 14 years and now have a 8 years of son. What a bumpy road of my marriage when I look back. I just informed my lawyer to file the divorce for me. My wife can be a lovely and caring friend. That was what let me fell into love with. But Just after...
  11. That’s yours, this is mine!

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Do you ever get tired of your spouse taking their stress out on you? Are they sarcastic? Do they ridicule? I get this from my husband! He has external stress, (external meaning anything outside of our home). When he comes home, he dives into a passive/aggressive, beat the dog mentality, which...
  12. Help, please, somebody, I need advice

    General Relationship Discussion
    I don't know what to do. My husband acts like he hates me. When I tell him I need him to treat me with love or I have to leave, he blames me or tells me "fine then, leave". He won't change. When I cry, he says, "we're just stressed out", which is true, then, the next day he treats me the same. I...