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I A Wife That Left Me After 20 Years of Marriage

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    Wishing U The Best

    i know 1st hand exactly how you feel - there are days that i am certian it is possible to die from a broken heart - everyone keeps telling me the pain will ease with time - i hope for your sake and mine that is true best of luck
    startingoverat41 startingoverat41 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    Devasted And Lost

    Let me start by saying i never thought i would ever visit a site like this   I dont even know where to begin. The pain, anguish, heartbreak, and so many other emotions im feeling are so overwhelming i am trying anything to help for some relief.  I am 42 years...
    grfins grfins 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Not Quite 20 of Marriage But Been Together21

    we started dating young and we've been together ever since ! been married 14 years and now my only friend confidant lover mother of my children id unsatisfied. She has had a lot of problems in her life and needs to work through them. I don't know what to do but my friendship...
    cd1farley cd1farley 36-40 3 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Wishing U The Best

    i know 1st hand exactly how you feel - there are days that i am certian it is possible to die from a broken heart - everyone keeps telling me the pain will ease with time - i hope for your sake and mine that is true best of luck
    startingoverat41 startingoverat41 41-45, F Nov 22, 2009

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    My Wife Left

    my wife had an affair about 10 years ago and we worked it out lately she has Ben acting odd i caught her in a lie next thing she tells me she doesn't want to be with me
    hardtotake hardtotake 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Ok. I posted in another category when I was pretty upset. Now I'm doing much better, but there is still something bothering me. My husband and I opened our marriage because...
    renae85 renae85 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Has counselling helped people? When is a good time to try counselling? A I think my H's issues stem from illness I wondered if I should give him time to recover first, but also...
    Flotsam101 Flotsam101 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Has anyone in their 40's or younger adjusted to the idea of never having sex / kissing passionately ever again and saved their SM? If so, how did you do it?
    Flotsam101 Flotsam101 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Double back stab, never been hurt so much like this I know that I'm not married yet (and now I doubt I will for some time) but I'm currently engaged to a guy. I am 28 and he's 27...
    Necrogirl27 Necrogirl27 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Hello all you wonderful EP folks, I have another update on my formerly sexless marriage. If you want the back story, read my previous posts as they will shed light on the progress...
    mistereko mistereko 36-40, M 13 Responses Jul 14

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    If you have read any of my stories, you probably know a lot about my life. My marriage has been a complete disaster, my husband finally confessed he had an emotional affair for...
    90loveandhate 90loveandhate 22-25, F Jul 3

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    Update from the Battlefield - Since notifying my H three days ago that I've hired a lawyer and we're getting divorced, he has launched a full scale verbal attack on my character...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 36 Responses Jul 8

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    What can I do to bring intimacy back into my marriage? I love my wife and I believe she loves me. We have been through some tough times in our marriage (including her having an...
    joeknox joeknox 46-50, M 14 Responses Jul 14

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    I feel at a loss as to what to do with my marriage. I'm 43 and have been married for 22 years. We are not connected in any way whatsoever other than sharing our child who happens...
    txnurse txnurse 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Pelvic Floor Disorder. Something to think about. My marriage ultimately ended due to this disorder. The lack of intimacy and sex killed our marriage. For over 12 years I...
    saiyagyrl saiyagyrl 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 15

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    This is where we are in our relationship: My wife of 34 years whom I love but have not had sex with for the last 7 years at least (I've lost track - really!) sent me this email a...
    alexthecat alexthecat 61-65, M 16 Responses Jul 10

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    Day seven of our romantic vacation and still no passion. Well I'm thinking about giving up on this relationship. We ( my wife of 9 years and myself) have had three nights to our...
    HenryMiller04 HenryMiller04 46-50, M 23 Responses Jul 10

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    We almost have it all. Perfect family, home, financially secure, adventurous lifestyle fishing, 4wd almost every weekend but we have not been intimate other than kissing for more...
    Hussy2016 Hussy2016 31-35, F 11 Responses Jun 25

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    I generally like to be left alone. I guess I'm a loaner. My wife of 10 years is the only person I can stand to be around for extended periods of time. I dont bother anyone, they...
    HankTurd HankTurd 36-40, M Jun 27

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    When love knocked my door and I wasn't ready yet ' For long time ago I promise to my self not gonna fall Inlove with somebody .. Because I know that it will just destroyed me for...
    marianlee marianlee 22-25, F Jul 7

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    i m totally in love with my wife...even after 2 year of married life nothing has changed.....
    younglover19 younglover19 22-25, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I have been married for eight years to a smart, good looking, caring man who loves me dearly. And I do live him. But we haven't had sex in 8 1/2 years. I've tried to initiate...
    Candymaker Candymaker 41-45, F 23 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My wife never tells me she loves me and never has a kind word for me. She doesnt like the way I breathe, sweep the floor, clean the toilets or the counter, gets angry with me when...
    48Jeff 48Jeff 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    Seeking Therapy I’ve made my first step. I am seeing a therapist. This is not to try and repair my sexless marriage. I have realized that my sex life, the passion, the lust...
    Adam4Eve Adam4Eve 46-50, M 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So this is my first post/experience. I am a man in my 40's. I have been married 21 years now we have the 2 most amazing children in the world. For 15 of those years our marriage...
    Tryingtobeagoodman Tryingtobeagoodman 36-40, M 9 Responses Jun 30

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    I too was raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Both my mother and father had embraced this religion back in the late 40's and 50's before I was ever born. In fact, my father...
    crystalbuddah20 crystalbuddah20 51-55, F Jun 27

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    I too was raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Both my mother and father had embraced this religion back in the late 40's and 50's before I was ever born. In fact, my father...
    crystalbuddah20 crystalbuddah20 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I think I've got the guts to post this now. My wife and I have talked about this many times. I think it would help me to talk to others about it, even if it is anonymously. Since...
    7Sparrows 7Sparrows 26-30, M 14 Responses Jun 27

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    Third beach trip of the summer The man is planning a beach trip for this weekend. However, it's not for a good reason. I was talking to him about the boudoir photos I recently...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 25 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My wife likes to sexually chat with a group online, I am going to allow her to continue in an effort to save our marriage.
    44megpipe 44megpipe 41-45, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My wife has been having online conversations with a group of people outside of our marriage it has awoken a sexual side of her that is arousing to me. I am going to allow it to...
    44megpipe 44megpipe 41-45, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I never dreamed I'd find myself here. I never imagined it would all end this way for me. I'm new here to this forum but I am not new to SM. I haven't lived it as long as some of...
    justnanl justnanl 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 1

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    For about a year I've been considering divorcing my wife of nearly 8 years. Our relationship has never been great. We are great friends, but horrible lovers/spouses. We do things...
    randomtiger45 randomtiger45 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    This one is for the wives, and for the countless OW's that have messaged me. I have learned so much about the different types of affairs. My husbands affair was an "escape" affair...
    Uht2014 Uht2014 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Hello I'm new to this site. I posted once prior, but I had no clue where I was in the situation. I'm a terrible writer and this is going to be long enough, so I'll jump right into...
    gator613 gator613 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I feel very trapped in my marriage. We are two people who should never have gotten married. There are some things I want to do and experience that I am unable to do. She has so...
    wannabechef wannabechef 51-55, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I did not wait. I had sex with a boy I've known for 8 months . I'm 14 . Although, we had sex a couple days after our 4 month anniversary . I feel really bad about it , considering...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F 1 Response 5 mins ago

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    A Bucket Filled With Tools And Getting Closer Again The crisis between my wife and myself started around Christmas and came to a terrible high at New Years eve. I left the family...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    We were married in 1954 and began ‘swinging’ ten years later. It started when we ran into a couple we knew slightly in college who told us over drinks that they were...
    oraclenow oraclenow 70+, M Jul 3

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    A funny story. The day after our D-Day (when I confronted my husband about his affair, and he ended it), my husband and I met with our priest. We told him we wanted to stay...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    A funny story. The day after our D-Day (when I confronted my husband about his affair, and he ended it), my husband and I met with our priest. We told him we wanted to stay...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    My wife and I have not had sex in almost two and a half years. The years leading up to that saw dwindling physical contact. It suddenly dropped to a couple of times in a year...
    StratfordMan StratfordMan 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    When we got married five years ago, I was 24 and he was 47. He was very kind, respectful and affluent. He made me feel good about myself in ways I never did before. The sex wasn...
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am in my third marriage. Curious how things go, my first one ended because my wife refused sex almost all the time. to the point of being intolerable. The stories I read here, i...
    marcz7 marcz7 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 4

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    i just realized that I have been in an unhealthy marriage for the last 34 years. A few years ago,I tried asking my husband for a divorce and he said go ahead, but he knew that I...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today's counseling was interesting. My wife jumped in and said she wanted to respond to a question from last week. The counselor had asked her if she felt unloveable because she...
    ImBatmanNow ImBatmanNow 51-55, M 17 Responses Jul 6

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    Lessons From Finance Class... I'm taking Business Finance this month (because nothing is more fun than sixteen-week courses packed into a four-week-long summer class), and my...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 10

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