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I Am Extremely Happy In My Marriage

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    I am not happy in my marriage of 20 some years.we dont talk we dont laugh anymore he is 70yrs old im 58yrs old im just lonely and bored.
    annie1953 annie1953 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    Happy Happy Happy

    I'm so very happy in my marriage. Being married is an unbelievable indescribable feeling. I love my wife with all my heart and never ever let her go. She is mine and I am hers. Forever we will be together.
    kevinsjr kevinsjr 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    I Am Extremely Happy In My Marriage

    I am extremely happy with my marriage. We have only been married a month, but we have never been happier. He cooks, and does laundry, right along with me. He still brings me a bouque of Red Roses every week, like he did when we were engaged. I didn't think Happiness could feel so...
    swatches swatches 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2009

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    Happy By Decision

    I have been married to the love of my life for 13 years now. If you were to spend time with us you'd think we had just fallen in love the way we flirt, tease, touch and just have fun with each other. Our love has produced four kids whom you'd think were superstars the way they...
    erik1975 erik1975 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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