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  1. Happy Mother's Day

    General Relationship Discussion
    I just want to acknowledge all the mothers and grandmothers that may not have even gotten a "Happy Mother's Day" from their spouse. Have you heard the "You're not MY mother" excuse? Maybe it should not be a big thing, but to me, it is simply a show of respect, particularly when we try to make a...
  2. I accidentally called him a name...

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hello everyone, This is my first time to this forum. I am so glad that I found this site. For the past couple of days, I have felt overwhelmed, and I desperately need to vent and hopefully get some advice. So, this is my story. I have been married to my husband for a little over a year...
  3. When basic expectations go unmet...

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife and I are in our early-to-mid 30's, been married for going on 10 years, are both professionals with demanding careers, and have no kids. No prior marriages for either one of us. So, there's some huge gaps between my basic ideals and reality in this marriage, and I feel sad about it just...
  4. Happy to Marriage crisis in 2 weeks

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    To start off we have been married 5 years together for 8 years, we have two kids 3&4 and have been happily married. We never fight and put all of our effort into raising our kids... unfortunately we have kind of disconnected somewhat during all of this. We both work opposite shifts so one of us...
  5. Is it possible to regain respect from your spouse?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Hello, you seem like helpful folk so I would like to see if you have any thoughts on this. Over the course of my marriage I have made some silly mistakes as a result of not always being completely open. I would detail them here, but in hindsight they seem so silly & embarrassing I am loath to...
  6. Transference of Disrespect

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife is an only child, works for her parents, and takes our two kids to the office with her. There are 20 years of age between her father and mother. Her father is an 80 year old Korean War vet and her mother is now basically his caretaker. As far as I’ve observed, my wife’s mother has...
  7. Is It Over When She Loses Respect and Decency for You?

    The Men's Clubhouse
    It may seem like a crazy question, but here's the skinny... Lately, until very recently, things have been great in my marriage intimacy-wise. We even had a new baby 5 months ago. Then all of a sudden things went nearly to hell (if they aren't already there and I don't realize it). I was...
  8. 10 year drought and sore forehead

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am banging my head against the wall. Ten years. Ten YEARS. We have not had sex for over ten years. Affection dried up before that. We have talked about it. "It takes two" she always says. :iagree:Yes, that is true. However, when it has been so long, why bother to try to start...
  9. Am I wrong for thinking that my wife is being very disrespectful to me?

    Coping with Infidelity
    Hi all, I am a 35 year old man married to my wife for 8 years. We have two beautiful little girls ages 7 and 4. Our relationship is very loving, we both believe we are each others soul mates, well, at least I do. My wife says she loves me blindly and I truly do feel loved by her. We are both in...
  10. Dealing with lack of respect

    General Relationship Discussion
    Lately my husband and I have been fighting a lot, usually over stupid things. He has depression and finally went to the doctor and will be starting medication as soon as our insurance approves it. Until then, I need help in figuring out how to respond to him. His latest comment has me furious...
  11. I don't know what to do anymore!

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am a man trapped in a marriage where my wife does not respect me. She does NOT care about how I feel about things. She just told me she doesn't care! She always sees the other person's point of view. She talks down to me! She belittles me! She lectures me! She makes me beg for sex and I only...
  12. Ex Wife and boundaries

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband and I have been married for 10 years, with 4 adult children between us. We are older, 50s & 60's and childrens ages are between 30-40. We have no children together. I realize that we will interact with our exes from time to time, with Lifes milestone events, but not sure where to draw...
  13. Dealing With Conflict

    Relationships and Addiction
    2nd marriage. Husband is 52, I'm 50. My husband is getting better at communication but we have issues including what is leading me to post after a hiatus. Issues: Husband is self-employed. This is a second marriage. We moved into his house. I sold mine, rolled my equity into this house and...
  14. Question for the men

    The Men's Clubhouse
    I have been married since 2010. I have two children with my husband. I'm a stay at home mom/housewife and he is a security guard. His job allows him to sit around all day and watch youtube, play guitar, pick his nose, etc. with occasional paperwork to be done. He works 3 days a week on 12 hour...
  15. 6 Ways to Get More Respect From Your Wife

    Articles
    This is part two from my earlier post, “Does Your Husband Tune You Out,” where I wrote about three ways for a woman to stop getting ignored by her partner. Here, I’ll address the other side of the coin: Six ways for a man to get more respect from his wife. I don’t know why I wrote “three...
  16. Husband not willing to work on marriage

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am just too tired and depressed. I have been married for close to 1.5 years now and our marriage has been difficult from the start. My husband constantly lied to me about everything- matters of consequence and trivial issues leading to constant arguments. Somewhere down the line, I had...
  17. He's verbally abusive..will he change?

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    My DH and I have only been married for 9 months and have been together for almost 7 years (will be 7 years in 11 days). He has done a lot of things to me to break my trust and hurt me in the past. He cheated on me twice in the beginning of our relationship. I forgave him after the first time (7...
  18. Do This If All Else Fails...

    General Relationship Discussion
    if you’re already in a relationship thats on the rocks and you wonder why you guys are always fighting…read on… I’m going to share with you a secret that is so powerful; it’s been around for centuries. It’s probably not anything you’ve heard before. But before I reveal this secret, you must...
  19. no where to go from here

    Relationships and Addiction
    I don't know what to do. My husband has recently decided that he doesn't want to show me any respect or love. He suddenly the other day flipped out on me when i asked him to buy some storage containers. I am sure he will get over it eventually,but I dnt know what to do. He got so mad at me he...
  20. Wife will not open up or discuss things

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am confused and not sure how to address this---Wife and I have been married for ~10 years and have two children together. She is a good person, good mom, has lots of nice friends. I love her and have no problem expressing myself to her, but rarely does she express herself to me. I try to...
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