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  1. I have become unproductive.

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    Dear readers, I have been reading this forum for quite some time now and decided to make a post. While my problems pale in comparisson to what other people have, I have still decided to ask for advice about an issue that I found. My issue is that I have become unproductive at my job. I am a...
  2. The One who works is the fool

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    but we are in Europe unless both of us work at least 75% of total capacity at minimum wage, we hover at the poverty line. Currently, we are at 65% The savings rate is 30 € a month on average The wife keeps talking about the money she would receive from home. It hasn't happened in 2 years. They...
  3. How to hold women accountable

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    Recently had a talk with my wife. Went like this: "We currently earn just enough to get by. I can't save. Or make investments for our comfort. I can't even afford a bed. We need 400 € more a month. You could easily earn that, by going and take a mini-job." Wife answered: "I have written...
  4. Husband Hates My Work Choices

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Hello, I’m new here and I'm hoping some of you can shed some light on this subject. I’m open to advice, thoughts, and inquiries. This is a little personal, talking about money.. My husband and I have been together for 9 years and he never seems to be satisfied with my choice of where I work...
  5. Reconciliation / Texting / Work

    Reconciliation
    First a little back ground. My Ex and I are currently talking about getting back together. We were married for 24 years and have two great kids. The last two years of our marriage were very rocky. We both had multiple emotional affairs. I am not sure about physical affairs on her part (she...
  6. Career/Family Advice

    General Relationship Discussion
    Looking for some input on how to approach this. I'm sure someone here has run into a similar situation. Company I worked for was bought out. My position was eliminated. I planned my exit prior to the announcement. I have basically maxed out my pay grade for the area in which we live. I...
  7. Husband seems to love to Blame Everything on me.

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hey there, I am having a little wee bit of a rough morning. Going off hardly any sleep at all. And I have to get our daughter up soon and my head is just hurting. The thing is my husband who is Air Force is having an Open Work Space morning where he brings me to a potluck and shows me were he...
  8. Don't feel happy at work, please advise!

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    When our 3 year old son was born, both me and my DH lost our jobs and went trough a difficult period and financial problems, with lost of fights that put a toll on our relationship. After 1 year I managed to get a freelance job that was a blessing for us in order to pay our bills and keep our...
  9. Life was meant to be simple, why did it get so complicate….

    General Relationship Discussion
    After reading so many posts (including mine), getting over vacation day, getting back on track with being busy and healthy and caring about myself I realized one thing: we do complicate our life and we do need to love ourselves more. How did I realize that? I knew it all along but sometime I...
  10. Should I say I'm sorry?

    The Ladies' Lounge
    A little background, I'm a navy vet, now navy dependent. I'm attending school full time so I get a living allowance from the VA every month. I currently am not working, and don't have any children. My husband and I decided I should just focus on school. I know this is long...but I'm...
  11. Overcoming the same problem

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi, I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over 7 years now. We have a deep love for each other, but a consistent issue. He is very very devoted to his job, which is a family owned business, requires very early hours and late afternoons, occasional weekends, and does not pay very...
  12. Ok so the wife doesnt work

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    My wife and I have 4 children, 3 are in highschool one is 3yrs old. My question is this....we have struggled financially for 18 years. I asked her today if she had ever considered working to help with the family financial obligations. She instructed me that as long as I had an "easy" job she...
  13. A Mix of Issues...Some Her Fault, Some Mine

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife and I have been married for almost 5 months, and we'd been together nearly 4.5 years before we tied the knot. We didn't start living together until about 10 days before the wedding. Initially, she didn't want us to be living together until we were married, and I'm still unsure to this...
  14. Any change for us?.. In need of help!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi, This is my first post, even though I´ve been reading this forum for a while. We have 2 children, been together for 12 years and generally happy. 3 years ago we radically changed our lives. We moved to a different country, and it wasn´t easy. My wife (we´re not married but she´s my wife!)...
  15. Workplace affairs

    The Men's Clubhouse
    Anyone in a large company engage in extra curricular activities with co workers? I see it alot in our foreign offices but haven't observed much of it state side. Especially if there are ALOT of hot women in your industry lol
  16. Fiance texting and trying to have sex... please help

    Coping with Infidelity
    Hi everyone... I'm a new user to this forum after browsing a little bit. I really really would appreciate help or advice. I'm so lost right now. I talked to a family friend (well, his friend) who was helpful but he doesn't really know what I should do other than that my fiance needs counseling...
  17. HELP! When both sides have cheated...

    Coping with Infidelity
    Hello! First time posting about anything like this but I am lost in what I should do and looking to get some outside opinions… First my wife and I have been together for 8 years and married for 3. We have lived together for 5 years. I am 31 and she is 33. I found out a few months ago that...
  18. a rock and a hard place?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi all, This is a new spot for me to be in. I have been with my wife for 10 years - married 4 of them. We have been living apart now for about 8 months for work and could use some advice or, at the very least, the opportunity to put some of my thoughts in print. When we first moved apart...
  19. Stuck

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband just started working third shift about a month ago and it's been really difficult on our marriage. It has also exacerbated issues that I thought we were taking care of in marriage counseling. I'm just so lonely all the time. He works 10 hour shifts (11-9) and works 35 minutes away. He...
  20. Husband took job out of state, does not want me and his children to move there

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband recently took a job in Ohio.. not the best state but it pays well. This job is a permanent job for him that he plans to stay at for quite a while over 2 years. He wants to get a bunch of certifications through this company ect. He will never have the opportunity to come home, he...
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