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  1. Long Term Success in Marriage
    Hi, i've been married for almost 25 years, and I hate to admit it but I'm feeling really sad and lonely. My husband is a good man, but for reasons related to mental health and a physical problem, he's hard to live with. He's so negative all the time, and gets angry a lot. Nothing is ever "good"...
  2. New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    Hi to everyone, I've been on this helpful site for a long time. I'm back again, still having trouble. I'm sure most of you will remember me, Granny7. I wish I could say things were better, but they aren't. We've moved to another state, N. Carolina, from our home of 47 yrs. in Fl. to the...
  3. General Relationship Discussion
    Hi TAL, I have been married for 9 months and together for almost 4 years. My husband, let's call him Bill - We met on an internet dating website November of 2013. I had ended a 6 year very abusive relationship the year before and had been dating for a while but no one worth long term. Then...
  4. General Relationship Discussion
    I will try to make this as short and thorough as possible. So here goes. I met my now husband about 6 years ago now. We met via mutual friends. I was immediately love struck. He was going thru his only relationship issues at the time so we ended up becoming best friends. We did everything...
  5. Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hi. I have been separated from my husband of 21 years for 4 days. We were together 6 years prior to marriage and have three great kids. Our relationship has always been one of mutual respect, love and understanding. However, I was diagnosed with cancer (advanced stage) 2.5 years ago. Everything...
  6. Going Through Divorce or Separation
    Hello, I'm gonna try and be as clear as possible as I am looking for a way to stop all this from happening. I have been married for almost 3 years, living with her for almost 4. 2 weeks ago we had our final argument, she called the cops and left. She doesnt want to talk to me at all. My wife...
  7. General Relationship Discussion
    I am running my first 5K tomorrow and I am very excited! I just had a baby. She is 6 months old now. I love her so much and was hoping that both her and my husband would be there at the finish line when its over. My husband refuses to go. He is a Type 1 diabetic and says that walking around...
  8. Going Through Divorce or Separation
    I have been with my husband for almost 14 years. We have been married for almost 9 years. We are both 31 and we dont have any children. About 6 months ago he told me he wasnt entirely happy and didnt know if he wanted to be married anymore. This came to me as a complete shock. I have been happy...
  9. Sex in Marriage
    I think I just need to vent a little and get some advice as I can't speak to any of my friends about this. On Friday night my husband asked for an open marriage. He says that before he met me he was in a 6 year relationship (even though previously he denied that it was an actual relationship)...
  10. Sex in Marriage
    Background Info We met in high school and married young, we're together for 8 years now and we have no kids. She is highly educated (PhD and all), but doesn't work. I dropped off college, but I have a great job (120K+ year income) I work odd hours and have lots of spare time. I helped her...
  11. Coping with Infidelity
    Okay....well, it's hard for me to know where to begin. I posted here a while back about the possibility of my husband cheating, among other thoughts that could be going on. 2 very long months later and my husband and I have kind of reunited. For the record, my husband did cheat on me. We are...
  12. Going Through Divorce or Separation
    I am currently separated from my husband and getting a divorce. I miss him so much and love him but can't stand his son and don't trust his son. His son is 8 and has touched his cousin on mulitple occasions and bullied a kid in the bathroom to make him not wipe his butt. I have a 10 month old...
  13. Physical & Mental Health Issues
    My Fiance and I have been dating for 1 1/2 years. The first year was great and after that there have been two times that he has gotten into a depression mode... I have asked him why? Whats wrong? Why do you feel sad and depressed? And he doesnt know why. He says it has nothing to do with me...
  14. General Relationship Discussion
    I married my husband some 16 years ago, knowing that he was not particularly affectionate but over time I hoped it would improve. Sadly it didn't and now I am finding that it is affecting my health. My husband has never acknowledged my birthday, Christmas or Valentine's day and when our son...
  15. Sex in Marriage
    Hey everyone, I've only posted here once before but I'm constantly reading other people's threads. I'm currently living in a sexless marriage (I'm 30, he's 34). We've only been married for 16 months, but the sex was very infrequent from the start. During the honeymoon we had sex every day...
  16. Physical & Mental Health Issues
    I posted a thread about a month ago and got some real advice. My relationship is over, and I'm in the process of moving out on my own. The problem is that my confindence is totally shot and I can not shake this depression. I have a 12 year daughter to look after, and I dont want this to rub...
  17. Coping with Infidelity
    I have been married for 17 years. I would call them blissfully happy. In the past year my wifes father passed away which was extremely difficult for her. She started drinking quite a bit, and it all came to a head about a month ago. She went out with some friends to a Halloween party and got...
  18. General Relationship Discussion
    Hello everyone... My husband always fights with me over petty issues...i cant tolerate it & i get angry like anything... most of the times it just starts with a small thing & goes beyond everything. we have been married for 2.5 yrs now. we dont have kids. i dont know what to do.. am sick of all...
  19. Considering Divorce or Separation
    I feel trapped in a very tricky and confusing situation. I've been with my boyfriend for 6 years now and our relationship feels like it's emotionally dead. I feel like we have very little in common even though technically we do. We both have the same values essentially and our chosen career...
  20. General Relationship Discussion
    So I was in a bad marriage. I dealt with verbal and physical abuse from my spouse. Eventually, I cheated on her and we split up after I refused to reconcile. I didn't want to continue in a marriage that pushed me to attempt suicide on two separate occasions. She didn't know about my attempts. I...
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