single, happily married, unhappily married, divorced?

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What is your long-term relationship status?
Single and expect to remain so 16%  16%  [ 20 ]
Single so far but hoping for relationship 18%  18%  [ 22 ]
In a relationship, and expect to remain so 34%  34%  [ 42 ]
In a relationship but not happy with it 2%  2%  [ 2 ]
In a relationship but partner is not happy with it 3%  3%  [ 4 ]
Separated or divorced 19%  19%  [ 23 ]
Other 7%  7%  [ 9 ]
Total votes : 122

auntblabby
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10 Sep 2020, 12:38 am

doing it with a rubber on is like eating a banquet with anesthetized tongue and palate. what's the use?



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16 Sep 2020, 10:56 am

Still single :( But hoping to have a relationship, one day... *Dreams*



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22 Sep 2020, 10:32 am

I'am lucky to have found a woman that can is like a caretaker being Autistic and somewhat mentally challenged.



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15 Oct 2020, 4:51 am

I am married, but unfortunately we are close to divorce.



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15 Oct 2020, 11:28 am

damn.



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15 Oct 2020, 11:49 am

RobyKane wrote:
I am married, but unfortunately we are close to divorce.


Ditto, but I can't actually afford divorce or separation. The system has me trapped…just like it's designed to do



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16 Oct 2020, 12:28 am

Ade C wrote:
RobyKane wrote:
I am married, but unfortunately we are close to divorce.


Ditto, but I can't actually afford divorce or separation. The system has me trapped…just like it's designed to do


true, i mean, that's me too :mrgreen:
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16 Oct 2020, 7:09 am

traven wrote:
Ade C wrote:
RobyKane wrote:
I am married, but unfortunately we are close to divorce.


Ditto, but I can't actually afford divorce or separation. The system has me trapped…just like it's designed to do


true, i mean, that's me too :mrgreen:
or otherwise opposition to gov handouts in exchange for giving up all
traumasome freedom vs another designed trap
your personal pbs or one size fits all solution


Me too. I'm trying to figure out how to do a diy divorce right now. I in the states, and in my state, you can file online and it's not too complicated. The ex and I have no minor children or kids in common for that matter. Still, the state wants a weird amount of information even when you don't want anything from the ex except a divorce. It's not like I'm going after a chunk of their pension or car, and the ex doesn't want any of my stuff either. It's bizarre, unnecessary, and overwhelming.

Also, neither of us can presently afford to live alone. When the ex goes I'll need a roommate if I want to keep my house, and the ex has nowhere close to enough cash to get an apartment, let alone things like a bed or chair, anything really. The house and everything in it is mine, so the ex has a way to go and doesn't want to be fifty living with mom again. Thankfully we're able to peacefully live together through this. It's a mess.



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16 Oct 2020, 7:37 am

I am divorced.
In hindsight, i realise i only got married due to being bullied into it in the first place.

My ex-wife was a Jehovah Witness. Jehovah Witnesses have strict rules about who they hang out or go out with.

Jehovah Witnesses are not supposed to go out with people who are not baptised as Jehovah Witnesses, as all people who are not Jehovah Witnesses are considered "part of Satan's world" and not part of "Jehovah's people".

The entire relationship with my ex-wife was extremely stressful. First being forced to have secret and non sexual relationship, meeting in secret. Very stressful, later on the relationship turned into a long distance relationship.
Which was even more stressful. All the time I was being pressured into converting to be a Jehovah Witness, which involves loads of hard work going to Jehovah Meetings (several a week), extra bible study etc. and even the famous JW ministry (knocking on people's doors to try and convert them).

All that while also trying to hold down a job, try and communicate with my "supposed" partner.
Eventually i explained that I would not convert but would support rather than oppose my partner in her faith.
Broke up several times, and then my ex-partner's step father faked his death, and then used the faked death scenario as a sympathy ploy / emotional blackmail to get me to marry her.

Was married for 6 months, after which my only and older brother died and my ex-wife, who was communicating with her ex boy friends (who weren't JW, more Satanists) and days after the funeral my ex-wife violently assaults me while i was grieving in bed. It was on a blood full moon. I believe she thought it was black magic or something. I actually think she tried to murder me, just think she wasn't any good at murder.

So, i finally had enough. Chucked her out. Broke up. Went back to grieving.
While i was grieving ex-wife then spread slander to practically every one i knew. Good Jehovah Witness eh?

She filed for divorce while i continued to grieve. I am pleased to be divorced and still alive.
Although she has damaged my reputation for life.

I don't hate Jehovah Witnesses. I don't hate woman (in fact love them).
I think i was just very unlucky to get involved with such a sociopath criminally insane person.

The world lives on...



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16 Oct 2020, 8:19 am

That sounds somewhat like my 1st marriage was young and dumb she was a lot dominate in the rule making and it went down hill from there.I didn't know and had not been tested for autism was tested some time later and got the answers autism with some dd added in for good measure.



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16 Oct 2020, 8:23 am

traven wrote:
Ade C wrote:
RobyKane wrote:
I am married, but unfortunately we are close to divorce.


Ditto, but I can't actually afford divorce or separation. The system has me trapped…just like it's designed to do


true, i mean, that's me too :mrgreen:
or otherwise opposition to gov handouts in exchange for giving up all
traumasome freedom vs another designed trap
your personal pbs or one size fits all solution


In the US some states make it easier than others, but it's always complicated if there are children involved.


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16 Oct 2020, 8:40 am

Your are sure right.