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I Am In a One Sided Marriage

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    I'm In a Bad Marriage

    HELP!  I'm just cheking to see f I'm even signed on this site.
    LCBWTB LCBWTB 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2008

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    Double Standards

    Well we split up on Monday! For the whole time we were married though he had such double standards. I wasn't even allowed to go food shopping with my friend without him questioning me about it. I wasn't allowed to go for a drink.... he was so controlling and I would tell myself...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2008

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    Ok so I came home last night ready to be ******.

    I mean down and dirty **** my brains out kind of horny. Talking to hubs and let him know this. He wanted to take a bath so I fill it up and hopped in. We continued our talk and I mentioned I was going to go commando to my Christmas party. He asked why. I said because it would...
    Curiouskitty77 Curiouskitty77 36-40, F 58 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    Needing To Vent

    I've been married over 16 years and have two great kids, now teenagers. My marriage has had its ups and downs. We started out great with many common interests. As we grew, my career became much more important to me than his to him. This is fine with me and I don't mind being the...
    Curiouskitty77 Curiouskitty77 36-40, F 11 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Don'T Know What Else To Do

    I've been married to a fabulous man for 25 years. We have 3 children. We've had a very happy marriage but it has always been somewhat lopsided. During the first 15+ years I would send the kiddos off to grandmas house and I'd make special dinners and do special little things...
    sylviasylvester sylviasylvester 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    I am so ******* done with fake friends. just saying.
    KittyTittyGang KittyTittyGang 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Reasons why someone is a good friend- for women-1- they take your money and never give it you back so you will appreciate things more.-2- they steal your stuff so if you fall out...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    It really hurt if you love someone that don't love you back but what hurt most is that I thought he loves me because he was so sweet to me but suddenly he doesn't. I really hate...
    Lureen77 Lureen77 13-15, F Aug 19

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    And what really hurt is that I thought she loved me.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Aug 19

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    All my exes say that. Then get mad when i do too.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 19

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    I live in a sexless marriage have been for the last 6 years... Just didn't realize I was until recently. In my situation i never married for love, didn't even find him attractive...
    Sobeit06 Sobeit06 36-40, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I figured it out. It's simply. The reason why my marriage didn't survive. Why may husband didn't care for me the way I needed and why he cared less and less everyday. It's because...
    carpediem2 carpediem2 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is how much is missing when sex is missing from one's marriage. "“Sex is more than an act of pleasure, it’s the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 10 Responses Aug 11

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    I felt like posting this after reading a friends post .My marriage may not be perfect after 27 years .But I am not alone responsible for it.Why can't my spouse also invest in it...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love my wife but I don't feel like I get enough recognition from her for trying to be good. Culturally we are different. Socially we are different. I try to accept her culture...
    MrFKDT MrFKDT 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Can someone tell me about reset intimacy. What are the telltale signs? Is it just a waiting game to see if it was one off or just to placate the refusee? How did you respond...
    Flotsam101 Flotsam101 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    So I tried with him this morning and as I let my hands caress all of him, he didn't mind. But as soon and I tried to please him he yelled no and jerked away. I felt so embarrassed...
    tristaspuella tristaspuella 22-25, F 4 Responses 24 mins ago

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    Hmm this week I've been adding stories to the experiences I've chosen since being a member on here. I've been adding each story one at a time.And so far it's been pretty straight...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Moving on: I am packing up my office and my home this week. I am moving out of state and starting a new job. ( I have posted part of this update a little earlier.) But a posting...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 7

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    Why Did We Get Married? - My STBX continues to struggle with my decision to divorce him, yet my conviction to break free grows stronger everyday since I triggered our divorce...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 18 Responses Aug 17

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    You can cry all day long and pray, but that's not going to move God to work on your situation. He does hear your cry and undertand your needs, but that's not faith and faith is...
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Maybe better recognised are definitely the resort's wellbeing qualifications, owning acquired Global media recognition for its spa. Banyan Tree Seychelles at this time boasts eight...
    Rebekahumf Rebekahumf 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Marriage is not always easy. Nothing is always easy. However, when you say those marriage vows, you are making a promise to God and to the one you are marrying that you will be...
    chellekaye chellekaye 46-50 Aug 10

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    A couple more signs of marital recovery. I keep telling the betrayed wives who message me, focus on actions, not words. My husband said all the right words when he cheated. But...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F Aug 17

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    Thanks to all the great feedback I’ve been getting here, I’ve been able to process a lot of what’s going on in my marriage. Most of it is simply about clarity rather than any...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    So I guess the question for me is, "How long does it take to turn an SM into a "normal" marriage?," or "How long does it take to recover from an SM, and make it better?" Of course...
    indianoutlaw indianoutlaw 31-35, M 22 Responses 2 days ago

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    My husband Johnny and I have been together for 2 years, married for a year and a half. We met through his older brother 2 1/2 years ago and started talking as friends. Neither one...
    ashleymarcia ashleymarcia 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am 65 and my wife is 62. We have been together for over twenty years and married for six. I love my wife very much and tell her so frequently. We are compatible and agreeable in...
    worksforme2 worksforme2 61-65, M 15 Responses Jul 29

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    “Why should I, as a gay man, be denied the same right to file a joint tax return with my potential husband that a straight couple has?” Very helpful answer by Ryan T. Anderson...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I'm Letting Go: I'm choosing to let go of the resentment, bitterness, anger, hurt, and everything else that is toxic to the successful transformation of my marriage. In just one...
    Fireflyz26 Fireflyz26 31-35, F 18 Responses Aug 4

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    Some thoughts on forgiveness. When I first posted here 3 years ago, I was struggling with forgiveness. My situation is very unusual for this place, in being a "success" story...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 13

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    Through my failed marriage, I've concluded that, despite the already recognized different classification of personalities, humans fall into two main person types: Selfless and...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 17

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    Used to think i was going to meet a perfect girl, someone i wanted to spend the rest of my life with. Used to think i'd get married and everything will be just fine, but that...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    At risk of being hated, I admit I know the refuser's side. I was a virgin when I married the first time, ignorant of what the marriage bed entailed. I was young and scared and dumb...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I'm sure we all have read the story of the guy who emailed his wife a spreadsheet of his failed attempts at sexual advances. I've read more than a few articles on the story...
    chuckdaly chuckdaly 36-40, M 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    These are just random thoughts of mine recently as I have gone about my journey. Probably not very clear, so apologies if its a rough read:) My divorce was absolutely the hardest...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi everyone. I am 24 and I got married two years back. It was an arranged marriage. Don't be shocked, they're pretty common in my country. Yes, I'm in a loveless marriage. I don't...
    ashleo8 ashleo8 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 31

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    I just came to EP, looking for solace as a OW. I found myself looking at "I live in a sexless marriage" stories. Made me think, 49k people have something to say. Maybe, just maybe...
    greeneyes41 greeneyes41 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Here goes...I found EP doing a search about sexless marriages so here I am, my first story. I've been married 15 years to a man who in the beginning had me believing he could not...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 14 Responses Aug 15

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    Bear with me because this may seem off topic, but it isn't. I've been recently thinking about death. Yesterday, my post sexless marriage lover had to put his beloved dog of 14...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    I met my husband in the 7th grade but we didn't connect until high school. I became pregnant in our Senior year and we were married while still in school (a week to the day after...
    olderbutnotdead olderbutnotdead 51-55, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Okay, so I was on here a few days ago and told a little about my situation and history. Most people were harsh and judgmental towards me when I admitted to being the one who...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 11 Responses Jul 30

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    My Story Part 1 I joined the group shortly after I decided what I do about my sexless marriage. I did not need to vent but just wanted some communication and the only one...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    My Story Part 2 About a year I could not face the reality... I thought it all was happening to somebody else and I was just watching... at the same time my country collapsed in...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F Aug 1

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    I've been married for almost one year and we've fought before the marriage and after marriage countless times. We've spent 8 years together and the last 5 years was amazing and now...
    qoep qoep 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    Hello...I just joined and I'm in a sexless marriage...UGH...I'm not really happy being in this marriage..this is not what I want in a marriage..there is no closeness with my...
    kimmmmmy kimmmmmy 41-45, F 31 Responses Aug 5

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