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Aug 28, 2022

Hindu Muslim marriage

Hello, I am in a 5yr relationship and my bf is a muslim, we had discussions in the earlier stages of relationship that I will not have to accept Islam

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Aug 28, 2022

new husband quits his job after only being married for 3 weeks.

I'm pushing 60. Divorced after 30+ yrs in 2012. Moved out of state. Met my now husband in 2015. He had a good paying job. So did I. He proposed 2019.

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Aug 28, 2022

JustMe

After a decade of dating, living together, and household responsibilities my significant other has still never asked me to marry him. It's been discussed

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Aug 28, 2022

Relationships after rehab

I have been in and out of a 10 year relationship for the past year. my partner suffers from substance, alcohol and gambling addiction. there was also an

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Aug 28, 2022

Video games are more important than family

My husband and I are going on 4 years of marriage this year. I just gave birth to our 2nd child a week ago and I cannot get him to stop playing his video

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Aug 28, 2022

Feeling Flustered

I really wasn't looking for anyone but dreaded the thought of being alone for the rest of my life, so I married my husband. He is/was a really great guy

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May 27, 2022

Newly married. Feeling trapped. Used. And overlooked.

Newly married at 33. My husband has 3 previous wives and I feel like he has given so much to the women before me, and in turn I'm only getting part of

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May 27, 2022

To marry, or not to marry, that is the topic

My boyfriend and I Love each other very much. We have each been divorced 3 times, including his 1st being my older sister. He still wants to get married,

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Mar 14, 2022

I don’t think my husband loves me or even likes me

Driving back from a wedding I brought the uncomfortable question so you love me? Married 20y and 4 children he said yes. But you don’t want to do anything

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Mar 14, 2022

Confused

My husband has addictive behaviors that I have come to accept. I am currently attending Gam-anon, working on my healing and recovery. My husband is not

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Mar 14, 2022

Wife forcing me to take home decision against my will

It may sound like a very small issue but past few days my wife has been insisting to shift to a locality which I'm not willing to. Here she is saying if

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Mar 14, 2022

How bad are these signals coming from my wife?

I’d been going along feeling like our relationship was pretty good. I thought we had a strong connection when we could get away and when we do things together.

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Mar 14, 2022

My husband called me fat

My weight has always been an issue. When we got married I was 136 pounds. 17 years and 2 kids later, I am 187 pounds. I have struggled with my weight

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Mar 14, 2022

Hurtful words

About 4 years ago my wife and I had been married 20 years and we were talking about growing up. I made a comment that my older brother got all of the

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Mar 14, 2022

New wife not accepting my kids, alcohol involved

After a 4 year dating relationship, my wife and I got married. We are both free spirits, fun people. Awesome people. We all know nothing is perfect in

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