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    I Miss "us" - My husband and I have been together for 7.5 years we have 3 children, 5, 2 and 1.  They are the light of our worl!  Like other posts he too has...
    mshuls mshuls 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    I Am Tired Of Trying To Make It Work. - I have been married for ten years. I have two great boys that are 8 and 9. My husband is not the man I married anymore. Our oldest son is...
    Tballmumma Tballmumma 31-35 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    I Really Need Someone To Talk To! - My husband and I have been married a little over 4 1/2 years now and we are in trouble.  We used to get along great, but now, everything is...
    mattandamy07 mattandamy07 26-30 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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    I Dont Think Its Gonna Work -   my husband and I have been married for 7 years.  We have 2 boys and a girl from my 1st marriage. He is a perfectionist, proud, always has...
    teddybear95 teddybear95 41-45, F 5 Responses May 12, 2009

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    Frustrated!! - My husband and I have been married for six years come this October. We have two girls 4 and 20 months. Over the past six years we have had our ups and downs, but...
    sweetpea79 sweetpea79 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I Try... - My husbandand i have been married for 4 years, I keep trying to make things work between us. I wasn't always very nice and neither was he. We got together really fast...
    Lovex4 Lovex4 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    I suffer from CRPS. I have two daughters 6 & 2 w/my husband of 7 yrs. my husband has gone behind my back 7 times and was talking to other women including ex gf. This past February...
    RWard711 RWard711 31-35, F Mar 29

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    Not Sure What to Do - I have been married for 3 years and in the first 2 years we were very happy. We dealt with many conflicts and struggles in our relationship since it was long...
    somehelpplease somehelpplease 26-30 3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    :) he's really awesome and sweet. i really hope things work out between us because he seems like such a great guy
    clairexo clairexo 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Hello All, I'm new here, well long time reader/lurker, and decided to finally make a profile and post something. anyways, we seem to all be here for the same reason, that is...
    nothiernot nothiernot 51-55, M 8 Responses Mar 18

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    My marriage is a complete joke!! We've been together almost 7 years & married for just 10 months. We get on fine as friends, but romantically there is nothing? I feel sooooo stupid...
    MemyselfandI80 MemyselfandI80 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Three and a half years ago, I married my third husband. I moved from the city to the country, which was a huge adjustment. The hardest things for me: 1. I feel isolated. I haven...
    feenixrising feenixrising 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Finding this group has been life changing to me. I always thought that I was alone. I didn't even realize I had so much pain stuffed deep inside me until I read so many stories...
    Splityarn Splityarn 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 21

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    March 22 at 8 am my marriage officially ended... my husband is very sad.. I am the only one he has ever loved, and the thought of him finding a new girl makes him feel sick... not...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F Mar 24

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    I came home last night from work and sat down at the table to eat dinner, and since the H is in preservation mode he sat down to tell me all about his day. His boss had spent the...
    tresses tresses 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I am in a bad place today, in my head. I had to re-read some of our conversations, for a particular work detail. I did not find that detail, but it refreshed memories. The good...
    coolvolatile coolvolatile 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    It's over when it's over Ain't it, baby, ain't it? Rips ya like a dagger, Can't it baby, Can't it Wish we could do it over Damn it, baby, Damn it We had it in the air, we just...
    gracehopepeace gracehopepeace 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So what do you do when the refuser decides he is done refusing and wants to make it work? There is so much pain and anger in me that I am not the least bit attracted to him right...
    CountrySlicker CountrySlicker 51-55, F 19 Responses 6 days ago

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    My family asked me to move out the day after graduation. For a while, my sister would talk to me but now my parents have convinced her that I'm just plain evil. I don't talk to...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Even if there are a couple thousand miles and some metal bars to get around I bet ya could still make it work
    kim95164 kim95164 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    ILIASM a year and some change later - chasing whys, and some navel-gazing When the man and I had our first reset after I joined ILIASM, I was all happy and optimistic, saying...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 17 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My time has come. Court is tomorrow. Hopefully it is the last court date and I get my divorce. It is bittersweet. I had such hopes. I took my vows seriously. For better or worse...
    pointbreakgirl pointbreakgirl 36-40, F 19 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I finally lined up both a marriage counselor (to help us sort out whether or not our marriage is toast) and an individual therapist (to help me get my **** together) and now the...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 27 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I guess "troubled" is the best way to describe it. I used to think nothing could come between us. My husband's been in and out of part-time, dead-end jobs for ten years. Most...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Venting again... I always wondered about the Madonna-***** complex and… here it is… seems like my husband is one of them. I needed some weeks to think about it after he told...
    dalessa dalessa 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    Why won't you just let me go?! I'm doing you, us, a favor by owning it all and *trying* to set you free! But no, you hold on for dear effing life. Am I property? Status? A promise...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 26

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Make that, that I used to live in a marriage that was becoming a sexless marriage. Today would have been our second anniversary. The story is complicated, but to make it short, she...
    soundtrackforantarctica soundtrackforantarctica 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 25

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    I stumbled across this song on YouTube. I'm a Natalie Merchant fan and was surprised I hadn't heard this song before. I've done some research about the meaning of the song. I read...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have been married 8 years and been together with my wife for a total of 18 years. we had 2 small kids. for the past 4-5 years, we have not been working on our marriage but...
    needtotalk37 needtotalk37 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    So yesterday we saw a marriage councillor. We haddn't been for a few years since before the kids came along. I was really hoping that she was going to be able to help my husband...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I am curious, if a person is not Christian then where do the guidelines for what to do in marriage come from? This isn't meant to be antagonistic at all, it is a question I have...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 16 Responses Mar 20

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    The amicable train continues down the rails... Well, we have everything pretty much agreed to. All the heavy hitter stuff. We attended a For Kids Sake seminar to help with...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I have been together with my wife for 18 years and been married for 8 years soon. And the past 8 years there have been less and less sex. For now, no sex at all. All these years i...
    WhereIsHome WhereIsHome 36-40, M 15 Responses Apr 9

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    Thought this was worth a read. Not applicable to all but still interesting. A lack of sexual interest in women is a big topic Fotolia_49866286_XS Peter and Andrea are teachers...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 13 Responses a week ago

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    Stuff I Used To Think (but don't any more) In regard to sexless marriages, I once used to think that the complainant person - - was probably a hopelessly bad root - wasn't...
    bazzar bazzar 56-60, M 7 Responses Mar 24

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    Another thing missing from this sexless marriage, besides intimacy, love and respect is fun and laughter. (Jeez, what exactly do I get from this marriage) I thought that I had...
    Gingersnapped Gingersnapped 51-55, F 13 Responses Mar 25

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    Normal.... There are many stories on here about after leaving marriages and having normal relationships. Well I haven't left my marriage yet. I have talked to a lawyer and...
    jencpa jencpa 31-35, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    Anyone know of any sexless marriage conventions?
    SheldonJPlankton SheldonJPlankton 41-45, M 18 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I am in A DD marriage . But i am no longer aloud to write about it . My husband said i am to emotion of a person to be talking about such a private part of my life . and i get to...
    isubmittohim79 isubmittohim79 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Wake up mode! I am I great pain and can't control it! I am trying to figure out how to get over it. I found a few things to think about, that may help me. I tried to force true...
    Cucly80 Cucly80 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 18

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    Long story short: - Got married to my highschool sweetheart after being together for 10 years. - He was best friends with my brother. I was very close with my brother until he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19

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    So I first came to EP years ago to discuss my sexless marriage. It has not been easy, a marriage with dwindling sex and now we are close to four years since we last tried. However...
    VanillaLife VanillaLife 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I have been trying to turn my life completely and quite honestly its been working... like i have a weird sense of calmness in my heart. BUT there are 2 minor problems i have...
    Dimples411 Dimples411 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Before and After … Nearing 8 months after my separation, I reflect on the emotional desert I have called my marriage. During those years, I was starved for a smile or a hug. A...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 11 Responses Apr 6

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    I've been feeling very sad and down lately, and now I'm sick of it. The occasional sadness that happens once in a while that is okay, everyone has times where they're sad for a few...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    This is an update to the last story I wrote here not too long ago. It's over. My husband and I are now separated. He said quite plainly that he doesn't want to be married and never...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 18

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    So, I had to go home today to do some chores at the parent's. Hubs normally helps out but he's gone so it was up to me to cover. (wtf weird dynamic) I felt like being nice so I...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    Laughing like a crazy person... Exit strategy has been thwarted, but not surprised at all. H got fired by his uncle Monday night. Gentle conversation on my part got me the...
    jmx46578 jmx46578 36-40, F 10 Responses Apr 2

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...