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How do I cope with the loss of my first love after 8 months of marriage?

I dated my first love for 2-1/2 years and then we got married. She was my first girlfriend and I was her first boyfriend. She asked for a divorce about a month ago. How do I cope? Please see the extended explanation for specific questions. [more inside]
posted by speedoavenger on May 27, 2013 - 22 answers

Tips to keep emotionally in shape during conjugal crises

What are the things that you did during a conjugal crises that helped you? [more inside]
posted by TheGoodBlood on Apr 9, 2013 - 4 answers

Things are bad.

Our marriage is crumbling, and it's taking me with it. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 13, 2012 - 29 answers

How can I help my friend help herself and her kids?

My friend, Ann, is a married woman with two young children. Her husband has severe, chronic depression but refuses to get help. She has had an affair. She is not sure how to leave him, as she has no career or money of her own. More than that, I just don't think she's able to comprehend ever leaving him. How do I help her? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 23, 2012 - 19 answers

mojo...where art thou?

Post-separation/divorce depression...need a good therapist in Vancouver, BC. And also just general advice on getting back on my feet. [more inside]
posted by wutangclan on Jun 17, 2012 - 5 answers

My friend is in crisis. What can I do?

My friend is in extreme crisis after his wife of seven years left him completely out of the blue. I'm not sure what to do to help him. Relevant details inside. [more inside]
posted by ronofthedead on Jun 8, 2012 - 19 answers

Need advice from alcoholics

I made my alcoholic husband of 10 years leave a couple weeks ago. How to I be supportive, civil, and not lose my newly found sanity? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 5, 2012 - 27 answers

How can I exert some influence over my ex-wife, who is not making the financial and other decisions I wish she would?

How can I exert some influence over my ex-wife, who is not making the financial and other decisions I wish she would? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 2, 2012 - 32 answers

Being realistic about paternal relationship

How do I become comfortable with how my father chooses to be involved in my life (minimally, not of his own initiative) as an adult? What are the limits between healthy and compassionate effort on my part and a realistic acknowledgment of both of our limitations? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 24, 2012 - 8 answers

Can severe stress and anxiety really lead to erectile dysfunction? How long does it last and what can I do to improve it?

Can severe stress and anxiety really lead to erectile dysfunction? How long does it last and what can I do to improve it? Is it physical, or all mental? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 7, 2011 - 12 answers

Bird in a gilded cage, with a cuttlefish of infidelity and a newspaper floor of possible visa fraud

TL; DR: I think my marriage is at an end, and I need some coping strategies. May be the victim of visa fraud. No money for an attorney or another place to live. Help? Suck it up? [more inside]
posted by book 'em, danno on Sep 7, 2011 - 39 answers

Divorced, jobless, need advice.

Stuck in a rut. Help me find meaning, direction, and help me get back on my feet. [more inside]
posted by saragoodman3 on Sep 19, 2009 - 16 answers

Is it possible to have a normal relationship after a spouce attempts suicide?

My wife and I have been married for almost 10 months. She has had a number of cutting epsiodes and last week she tried to commit suicide. After I caught her cutting the first time (about 3 months into the marriage) she agreed to go into therapy and got on Prozac but things have not really gotten better. With things this bad, this early on in the relationship is there really any hope? [more inside]
posted by prk14 on Jan 3, 2008 - 50 answers

Is it right to divorce a depressed spouse?

Is it right to divorce a depressed spouse? [more inside]
posted by UtterlyDrained on Dec 4, 2007 - 60 answers

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