Story archives - tag: "marriage"

Scott

The scar on my wrist reminds me that I was once very sad but now the ring on my finger tells me it is possible to be happy, very happy.

tags: depression suicide happiness marriage reminder [add]

2013-11-20 07:32:58 / Rating: 348.25 /

Posie

After three years of practicing abstinence with my hot fiance and counting down the days to the wedding, I'm in a sexless marriage.

tags: sex marriage husband [add]

2013-03-12 17:36:07 / Rating: 343.75 /

The Daughter

When my mom finally found the courage to divorce him after decades of abuse, we were all alone because our friends and entire family believed his lies instead of my bruises and her depression.

tags: abuse family marriage betrayal [add]

2011-11-28 20:41:32 / Rating: 393.5 /

Happy 24.7

My wedding cost $6700 and my divorce cost $16425, both were worth it.

tags: marriage divorce [add]

2011-09-02 11:15:33 / Rating: 636.75 /

Mpinduzi

I married and divorced my high school sweetheart and a crazy Colombian before finding my soulmate.

tags: love marriage irony [add]

2011-05-06 15:13:03 / Rating: 493.75 /

Dmac9000

Although my wife and I have never talked about it, whenever she replaces the roll of toilet paper, she always puts it in so the sheets come off the backside by the wall while I always put it so the sheets roll down the front.

tags: toilet paper marriage [add]

2011-02-07 10:49:17 / Rating: 559.75 /

Erin

When I went online that night, I never expected to make a new friend, and certainly didn't realize that someday we'd get married.

tags: marriage first met friendship internet online love [add]

2010-11-04 12:23:52 / Rating: 601 /

I had always fantasized about hearing that four-worded question, but I never imagined how perfect it would look as it did when he signed it to me.

tags: love deaf marriage sign language dreams proposal [add]

2010-10-04 15:12:42 / Rating: 1011 /

Gleno

She looked down at me where I knelt before her, engagement ring in hand, and replied, "Oh, don't ask me now, I've been such a bitch."

tags: marriage wedding proposal love ring [add]

2010-07-19 15:59:14 / Rating: 727.75 /

Happy

Today, our 2 week old daughter's onesie said "Will you marry my daddy?"

tags: happy marriage baby proposal in love wedding [add]

2010-07-02 14:26:58 / Rating: 778.5 /

Alicia

You know your family is dysfunctional when you discover that your mother was married two times already because you read it in your grandmother's annual Christmas letter.

tags: marriage grandma letter secret [add]

2010-03-23 16:11:52 / Rating: 427 /

cannwin

I don't think my husband realized I knew all those words until he sat next to me in the delivery room.

tags: childbirth marriage swearing [add]

2010-03-05 14:15:40 / Rating: 597 /

Den

After thirty-seven years of marriage, he still says, "Good night, Sweet Girl."

tags: marriage love [add]

2009-12-07 16:51:28 / Rating: 1176.5 /

Miss Tara

We were only sixteen when he asked me to marry him and now, after two kids, a mortgage, and sixteen more blissful years together, I wish I had said yes because it was the only time he ever asked.

tags: marriage proposal family love regret [add]

2009-11-12 09:07:22 / Rating: 812.75 /

Close Call

My boyfriend confused the words "fornicate" and "elope."

tags: marriage sex [add]

2009-09-17 14:38:45 / Rating: 404.75 /

Snares

I never thought a pie chart could destroy a marriage so quickly.

tags: marriage pie chart [add]

2009-06-19 16:22:26 / Rating: 348.5 /

Onion Volcano

My wife is self-conscious and overweight after bearing our three children, and I still can't stop tearing her clothes off.

tags: love parenthood marriage sex [add]

2009-05-20 14:11:38 / Rating: 4067.25 /

daughter of the rev

A stunned look came across my peers' faces as the teacher pointed at me, saying that my dad was going to marry her daughter, so I instantaneously snapped, "Not in that way!"

tags: wedding minister marriage confusion not the first time [add]

2009-04-08 16:13:58 / Rating: 460.75 /

Kat

As I looked across the table at my husband and his new boyfriend, I found myself oddly happy for them.

tags: romance love gay marriage [add]

2009-03-13 15:41:17 / Rating: 1109.5 /

John Sheirer

Thinking of my wife, I accidentally said, "I love you" into my boss's answering machine.

tags: love marriage telephone [add]

2009-03-10 11:22:27 / Rating: 887.25 /

ksiebs

The pregnancy scare was just as bad as it was at 17 and in Catholic school at 25 and engaged.

tags: pregnancy catholic marriage [add]

2009-02-25 14:24:53 / Rating: 429.25 /

Old Friendship, Old Love

That day my high school roommate opened our bakery alone because I was getting ready to marry her brother.

tags: marriage friends love high school roommate [add]

2009-02-06 14:14:18 / Rating: 501.25 /

Turquoise

We didn't wait till our wedding night and we were a little late for our reception.

tags: sex marriage love relationships romance humour [add]

2009-01-19 15:10:37 / Rating: 1087 /

Selfish

Seeing the unborn child sparkling in my husband's eyes I shrugged away and curled up in my bathrobe to finish the novel I didn't want to read.

tags: children marriage unprepared [add]

2008-12-04 13:16:40 / Rating: 401.5 /

another chance

I let him buy me cigarettes and beer, but never a ring.

tags: ring marriage beer no [add]

2008-11-25 16:32:17 / Rating: 506 /

Murphy's Lawyer

My Chinese grandfather was upset that my father was marrying a white woman, but he was more upset that their first car was Japanese.

tags: grandfather marriage chinese japanese cars [add]

2008-11-19 13:58:00 / Rating: 728.5 /

i love jools

When I bared my soul and told my husband that I wanted to be calmed by the sound of running water while I sleep, he told me to get my pillow and lay down next to the toilet.

tags: humor marriage husbands relationships [add]

2008-11-18 13:15:57 / Rating: 624.75 /

Dusty

I got married at 16 because I was pregnant, at 21 because I was rebounding, at 29 because I was in love, and at 45 because I was an idiot, but this time, at 56, I'm marrying for money.

tags: marriage love divorce [add]

2008-11-12 09:58:53 / Rating: 1324.5 /

PCD

When I was finally able to relax after pushing for 30 mins, he said "Good news, you didn't poop!"

tags: labor marriage humor baby poop [add]

2008-11-06 14:16:01 / Rating: 729.25 /

AD's ex

After months of separation and pain, my wife, who was a high school teacher in North Carolina, invited me back home only to have a high school student in her bed when I arrived.

tags: marriage sad pain [add]

2008-10-08 14:33:25 / Rating: 527.75 /

MBM

For some reason I found it incredibly funny when my white grandmother held my black hand and whispered to me, "You know, I was really disappointed when your brother decided to marry a black woman."

tags: race family marriage [add]

2008-09-24 11:12:40 / Rating: 579.75 /

Miss Marble

I knew he would ask me to marry him if I could only find 64 marbles.

tags: marriage proposal marriage games [add]

2008-08-06 14:51:49 / Rating: 407.25 /

IF only

A barren womb may destroy more than just the dreams of a life that never will be.

tags: dreams life marriage infertility childlessness [add]

2008-07-21 16:12:01 / Rating: 515.75 /

April

The only intimacy that I can share with my husband are stolen touches in the span of two hours once a week.

tags: prison sex marriage [add]

2008-06-02 13:21:07 / Rating: 474.5 /

Whew!

I was ecstatic to see my husband NOT pour himself a drink when he got home from work.

tags: love marriage stress alcoholic? work sucks [add]

2008-05-30 10:04:59 / Rating: 529.75 /

L.L.

Though he thinks he's got me over a barrel because my religion won't allow me to divorce him, he's going to be very shocked when the papers get there next week.

tags: divorce marriage religion [add]

2008-05-13 12:00:59 / Rating: 726.25 /

BusyBee

In January we got married, in February we bought a house, in March we took in a 14-year-old boy, and in May I'll turn 22.

tags: life marriage fast [add]

2008-04-21 13:55:55 / Rating: 652.75 /

BWG

Despite what most people think, I didn't marry my wife because she is Chinese.

tags: marriage relationships ethnicity [add]

2008-03-25 10:40:18 / Rating: 512.25 /

Obsessive if it doesn't matter

My mother didn't realize that teaching me to fight, shoot, and play pool made it hard to find a boyfriend without tattoos.

tags: growing up mothers marriage [add]

2008-03-19 10:10:40 / Rating: 827.5 /

Patricia

When I tell people I'll be getting married at 22, they look at me as if they expected me to be more intelligent than that.

tags: marriage too young wisdom love doubt cynicism [add]

2008-03-10 10:13:16 / Rating: 747 /

Crazy Bob

When I told my wife what had happened, she laughed dismissively and said that the girl had probably learned how to do it at camp.

tags: marriage cheating [add]

2008-03-07 16:46:44 / Rating: 483.75 /

shiksa

As I opened the hotel room door to go meet him in the lobby, I knew that at that precise moment I was about to ruin my marriage.

tags: affair infidelity lover marriage divorce love [add]

2008-02-12 12:36:13 / Rating: 723.75 /

BigSis

Mom and Dad were separated prematurely as teenagers by her father, and it took a lifetime, several marriages and children for them to find each other again and be happy.

tags: marriage separation love happiness children [add]

2008-01-18 10:51:49 / Rating: 708.25 /

jal

It wasn't until after we broke up that I knew I'd marry him someday.

tags: boyfriend breakup marriage realization [add]

2008-01-14 17:38:25 / Rating: 699.25 /

Cornflake Girl

The moment she screamed at me the day after I became engaged to her son was when I realized I was getting much worse than the sterotypical mother-in-law.

tags: marriage in-laws [add]

2007-12-03 15:16:33 / Rating: 400.25 /

obsessed

"Staying together for the kids" gained a whole new meaning last night.

tags: marriage shock love betrayal [add]

2007-11-27 09:54:03 / Rating: 575.75 /

Theoretical Theory

After just two months, I want to marry her but I still haven't even told her that I love her.

tags: marriage love time [add]

2007-09-28 17:07:26 / Rating: 609.5 /

Carlota

We've been together for three years, but we don't consider ourselves lesbians.

tags: gay lesbian marriage [add]

2007-09-11 12:57:54 / Rating: 601 /

Lonely Girl

"Cheating" makes it sound like there's malice and intent to deceive, but it's really more "stepping out," where I just need some fresh air.

tags: marriage loneliness cheating [add]

2007-08-19 21:36:44 / Rating: 517 /

Scorpio

I cried as we were married, but he wanted the cheaper insurance rates.

tags: marriage [add]

2007-08-06 17:03:34 / Rating: 410 /

MJ Hawk

I asked him twice to get mustard, but he drove away from the window without even bothering.

tags: marriage heartbreak divorce fast food [add]

2007-07-06 09:52:18 / Rating: 625.25 /

Mrs. Jones

I can convince myself of anything, but it's a stretch to think that it's not cheating just because I'm no longer screwing you.

tags: love infidelity cheating marriage sex [add]

2007-07-02 14:32:02 / Rating: 667.5 /

At Least I'm Honest

Monogamy was never my forte.

tags: monogamy engaged engagement wedding marriage scared honest honesty unfaithful [add]

2007-06-26 16:57:25 / Rating: 725.75 /

World of WarCRACK Addict

When I told my husband we needed to go to WoWA (World of Warcraft Anonymous), he asked me if the website had good cheat codes.

tags: addict WoW love marriage [add]

2007-06-22 10:46:13 / Rating: 604.75 /

SheMac

Forty years ago at the bus stop, he said, "I don't know what else to do with you, so I guess I'd better marry you."

tags: marriage dating [add]

2007-06-21 10:00:12 / Rating: 641.75 /

BC

Even though I love him, I close my eyes and pretend I'm already asleep when he gets into bed.

tags: love marriage motherhood sleep husbands wives [add]

2007-06-21 09:34:26 / Rating: 758.5 /

Anonymous

When I got bold one day and kissed my best girlfriend on the lips, I realized I loved and longed for her, not my husband.

tags: marriage husband girlfriends [add]

2007-06-19 14:08:05 / Rating: 628.75 /

nuccleargirl

Hitting the turkey buzzard on the way to our wedding was the first indication we would never last.

tags: marriage disaster [add]

2007-06-18 23:55:35 / Rating: 1194.75 /

Christine

I used to have nightmares that he would leave me, but now they are fantasies.

tags: marriage irony [add]

2007-06-15 17:31:44 / Rating: 706.5 /

mall_lamb

One week ago, he made me smile with a dozen different colored roses and this morning, my husband made me cry by walking past me out the door without as much as a goodbye.

tags: marriage cry smile roses husband [add]

2007-06-11 09:46:21 / Rating: 579.75 /

cupcake

One of the things that brought us together was our mutual dislike of marriage and children, yet the more I got to know him the more I thought I might not be totally opposed to them if they happened with him.

tags: children marriage common interests bugger [add]

2007-06-08 18:00:54 / Rating: 698.25 /

BealzesBud

I got back together with my unfaithful wife when my online lovers decided they didn't want to be in a family with me after all.

tags: relationships marriage love [add]

2007-06-08 18:00:09 / Rating: 549.25 /

Ophelia

My husband's new best friend is the guy I lost my virginity to, 21 years ago.

tags: virginity marriage ex-boyfriend [add]

2007-06-05 17:17:15 / Rating: 708.25 /

Pearl

Sometimes, weddings where you don't know anyone are worse than funerals where you know who's in the coffin.

tags: strangers death loneliness depression marriage [add]

2007-05-29 15:58:04 / Rating: 764.5 /

never the bride

He told me as far as he was concerned we were married, then he died of AIDS.

tags: marriage illness [add]

2007-05-17 13:49:53 / Rating: 523.5 /

Ross

When she couldn't stare me in the eye's while saying her vows, I knew then, I loved the wrong one.

tags: marriage love relationships [add]

2007-03-28 17:02:07 / Rating: 777 /

timmy

During my final exam, I plan to ask my girlfriend/professor to marry me.

tags: college professor sex marriage love secret [add]

2007-03-27 15:13:22 / Rating: 893.5 /

JT

After 10 years of listening to him mourn it turned out his first wife wasn't dead, she'd left him.

tags: lies marriage betrayal [add]

2007-03-16 13:42:35 / Rating: 588 /

ArabyBay

Counting the words on the Absolut bottle was my mantra as I awaited the arrival of the coroner.

tags: death marriage [add]

2007-02-27 09:33:34 / Rating: 577.25 /

fallen phoenix

I am pregnant with my husband's child, so I will never get to be with the man who is the mirror of my soul.

tags: romance pregnant marriage [add]

2007-02-23 09:16:49 / Rating: 770.75 /

MIA Robin

I was suddenly uninvited from my step daughter's wedding so the man who had brutalized her mother for 25 years could show up in a borrowed suit and later depart after the reception without even saying goodbye to anyone.

tags: marriage abandonment pain loss exclusion [add]

2006-12-11 20:24:32 / Rating: 798 /

WilsonOfPrussia

I used to have a lot of space and no wife, now I have no space and a lot of wife.

tags: marriage [add]

2006-10-11 11:14:40 / Rating: 466.5 /

Reba

I never thought that laughing into another man's shoulder would classify me as a whore.

tags: jealousy marriage [add]

2006-10-11 10:57:35 / Rating: 506.5 /

Emerie

When I told my husband of 17 years that I didn't think he knew me and I wanted a divorce, he asked me "Are you a lesbian?"

tags: divorce humor marriage [add]

2006-09-27 23:19:16 / Rating: 577.25 /

hollymolly

It wasn't until my 3rd marriage proposal in 2 months at the ripe old age of 12 that i decided living in an orphanage in Venezuela wasn't going to be so bad after all.

tags: childhood Venezuela orphanage marriage proposal [add]

2006-09-26 22:39:11 / Rating: 698.25 /

SD

He asked me if I would marry him, and it was then, the second I said yes, I knew that he was not the love of my life.

tags: love life learning marriage [add]

2006-09-26 10:51:14 / Rating: 671.75 /

DarklyScanned

This month began blackly with a death and ended radiantly with a marriage.

tags: marriage death life [add]

2006-09-21 21:36:20 / Rating: 664 /

Alex

I now work for the TV production company who produced the programme on which I met my wife.

tags: love marriage tv [add]

2006-09-11 10:40:22 / Rating: 538 /

Kevin Dewell

I'm getting married in 12 hours, I can't sleep, and I couldn't be happier.

tags: marriage [add]

2006-09-09 13:57:52 / Rating: 653.75 /

clementine

I thought it would be wonderful; twenty years later my life is shattered.

tags: marriage children time expectations [add]

2006-08-18 09:44:55 / Rating: 632.25 /

Mindy G.

She knows their hearts belong together and she knows how lucky she is.

tags: mcg mlwg relationships marriage [add]

2006-08-18 00:04:05 / Rating: 550.5 /

Michael

We're going to marry, she simply doesn't know it yet.

tags: mlwg marriage relationships [add]

2006-08-17 17:30:55 / Rating: 684.25 /

Shannon

I should have known it was doomed when we fought desperately on our honeymoon.

tags: relationships marriage [add]

2006-08-14 19:31:15 / Rating: 488.5 /

Daniel

"It'll never work," he said -- the friend who gave me confidence, courage and class -- but, three years later, I'm marrying her, and I'm the happiest man alive.

tags: love relationships marriage [add]

2006-08-12 17:44:20 / Rating: 613.75 /

Duane

My wife pushed, the baby squalled, and I knew at that moment that the little girl was not mine.

tags: marriage birth [add]

2006-08-10 13:38:33 / Rating: 614.25 /