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I Love Him, But Don't Trust Him Anymore

By February 28, 2010 - 1:55pm
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I don't trust him

My husband and I have been married 3 1/2 years. During this time, we have struggled with many issues. I love him dearly, and feel a connection that I have never felt. I just don't know what to do right now tho. Over the past 2 years, he had been angry all the time, and the fact that we did not have sex much increased the anger I fear. He would come home 'in a mood' and take it out on my self and my daughter. Not physically, but emotionally. I found out that he was having an emotional affair with someone at work, trading porn, writing pornographic stories, etc. When looking at the phone bill I found that in one day they had traded 300 texts. I asked that they do not continue, and he agreed, saying she meant nothing. Then I found out he was using other means to continue this affair. There were other involvements at that time as well. We split up for a few months and during this time I saw a major change and a new respect for me. We got back together. Now, he has a lot of female friends that he texts, calls, facebooks, etc. He has one in particular that calls and texts him 24/7. He says she is only his friend. There is more, but the basic problem is this - he keeps his facebook, email accounts secret, I believe he has put a privacy thing on his facebook so I can only see certain messages. his phone is always with him, he deletes all the history on the computer he uses. I found a common number that was on his cell phone many, many times and called it. It was a female, but when I approached him about it, he said it was a friend and the female that answered must be his wife/girlfriend. He was angry with me, and said I didn't want him to have any friends. I try not to get jealous (and yes my self esteem is in the gutter right now), but between the porn, the girls at work, the way he taunts me with telling me how this person is dressed and that person is dressed, and his phone ringing with texts all the time, I am getting very, very stressed over this. I do not have sex with him, because I am not interested in it right now. It is not out of being mean, but having sex is something I do when I feel secure and happy, otherwise, I can get B.O.B. out and not deal with the drama.
I know this is a lot of stuff. But, am I right to be concerned or am I over reacting???

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EmpowHER Guest

I feel you have every reason to feel this way.
There should be no females calling or texting his phones at all. It sounds like he is playing this same game my husband played with me like it's me. I know you love him but you have to love yourself first. And it seems like your wearing yourself down. Stress can lead to serious problems. I am a witness to it. If your loved you, he will give up all the things your not happy with. Life is too short to be miserable.

May 31, 2018 - 7:00am
EmpowHER Guest

You have received ample objective evidence through his phone that this man is unfaithful. The time span of 31/2 yrs also confirms the worst: That he has no intention to change. Get support and pluck up the courage to leave him once and for all. Cut your losses and leave him please.

April 27, 2017 - 5:17am
EmpowHER Guest

Where do I start.... he went to prison I was there mentally emotionally financially and traveled. He lied on several occasions about I was the only woman in his life romantically. Come to find out on 2 ocasions that was a lie. He got released I was there to pick him up with love clothing essentials hygiene essentials etc. I soon realized I still didn't trust him. When he was in prison pleaded n pleaded that I help him rebuild our foundation from this 15yr on n off again relationship. I dug deep n gave in now he's home my untrustworthy in him has unleashed I lash out everything sounds like a lie to me. He says things like he doesn't have 2 probation officers n not telling me his everymove. If i take pics of him with his shirtoff he asks me to forward them to him in my opinion to send to other women. At this point i don't care if he wants someone else i just want the truth so I can walk away. He discusses our disagreements with his heavily opionated family which whatever they say to him to do he does. It's been plenty of times when we were on a break he would bring multiple different women to his families house n they engage every single 1 of these females instead of saying that's not right. I just don't know what to do anymore

October 19, 2015 - 8:55am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

PLEASE Leave Immediately before All this Love you have for him turns to HATE. I'm trying to turn back the Ugly wheels of that on my own

December 10, 2017 - 5:17pm
EmpowHER Guest

By the way all you woman who go to magicians and psychics to get help are seeking help in the wrong place. Use your intellect and sense of morals, family support networks , religious support etc to solve your issues. Magicians and psychics are money making frauds, liars and marriage destroyers, they interact with Devils and make your relationships worse

October 13, 2015 - 10:15pm
EmpowHER Guest

Seriously leave this idiot that's not a husband he is a playboy loving this girl and that. Find a better role model for ur daughter .

October 13, 2015 - 10:10pm

Hi There, I'm so so so confused! In August
2014, I found out my husband was cheating on me with my ex ex best friend despite sooo many denials and promises that he wanted me. A polygraph confirmed my suspicion.After several months, promises not to talk to the opposite sex online, and trying to rebuild trust, I found out he messaged his ex, telling her he'd be an hour away from her for a work related trip. What should I do? We've been reading a marriage book, and he even supposedly told a another female (his boss) that they shouldn't go out for lunch solo. HELP! :(

June 28, 2015 - 12:19am
EmpowHER Guest

Omg I am so going through that now, dunno what to do.

June 23, 2015 - 4:13pm
EmpowHER Guest

Sadly im going through the same thing. I've been with this man 4 years not living together had a few issues but of coarse I forgave him. Recently got married and I left my family, my job everything to move in with him in a different state. I've seen small signs and of coarse he has an excuse for everything and I prefer to trust his word than go through his phone but these signs pushed my to it I broke in to both his old and new phone and read to multiple conversations with females. He tells them he lives on base others that's he lives off base with a room mate. Some seem friendly and a few "emotional" relationships I would consider and I was so blown away because I've sacrificed so much and he plays this jealous spouse with me but it's obviously a cover up for him. But the thing is I've had one X that I remained friends with and eventually had to cut off because those weren't his intentions but my husband refuses to let that go that's always his come back. But prior to reading his messages I researched how to approach a cheating husband and it all went out that window when I was looking through his phone the other night I texted every females our wedding picture and just them know he's married and then I slapped the shit out of his to wake his up and 3 in the morning. My marriage is still fresh and now I know what he thinks marriage really is but once again the excuses come he's do anything for me he loves me they mean nothing the things I say to them I never fall threw I just say it to say it and I beleve that because he lives about stupid shit but his intentions are what really hurts me whether you acted it or not. So now I feel just emotionally drained and I feel trapped because I have a job here and I'm going to school when in reality all I want to do is leave and let him come home to and empty house literally because I did all the shopping and he's paying me back... Question is should I keep trying, try to build back the trust again or leave him when the semester ends? I'm ashamed to tell anyone what I'm going through honestly so I like that this is anonymous

February 25, 2015 - 12:07am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

If a person cheats ONCE, perhaps it wise to give it a second chance. But twice: get out get out get out GET OUT!

April 27, 2017 - 5:08am
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