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It was the need for sex that prompted my reckless drinking. That way I wouldn’t remember the deplorable things I had done to gain the attention of a guy.
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How can a boy expect to fill Dad’s shoes when he leaves?
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For the entire two years I was trapped in my destructive addiction, I didn't know even one female who also struggled with it.
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I get trapped in this dark place where there’s nothing to do but sleep or cry until my head pounds. On those days, just getting out of bed is a triumph that I need to acknowledge.
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“You know mom, blood is thicker than water.” The words were biting, hard to receive. The undertone of my son's comment was clear: "you should have prioritized me above your new husband."
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In my imagination, I’ve been diagnosed, incarcerated, fired, divorced, and buried. My mind is a scary place to be sometimes.
When a marriage is sexless because one partner simply does not want sex, it can lead to deep hurt for the other partner. They can feel unattractive, unwanted, and ultimately unloved. "Do they still love me?" They might wonder.
Never dated, in my 30s, and OK with it.
Discovering your husband is checking out porn can be a gut-punch. It is a violation of trust so no wonder you feel betrayed, angry, or hurt. Or maybe right now you are just numb and bewildered. Here is the good news. The two of you can get beyond this boulder in the road of your relationship. Other couples have.
I felt like it was my job to be the hero and save my damsel in distress. What else are husbands supposed to do anyway? I would offer solutions. Or give advice. Or try to cheer her up. Well, it didn't work! But what I learned sure does.
Movies and romance novels proclaim we will live happily ever when we find our true love. But once you find them, how do you keep them? When the rubber meets the road, maybe we need more than love to keep a relationship vital and flourishing. Or perhaps we need to redefine what love is.
Using guilt as a weapon may get you what you want in the short term, but it is a dangerous tactic that will undermine your relationship and rob you of intimacy with your partner. Rid your relationship of guilt once and for all.
It’s the sentence most parents of teens dread: ”Mom, Dad, I’m pregnant.” What do you do now?