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I Am In a One Sided Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    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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    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 8 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 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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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 49 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    You begin a process of dating and discover the wonders of another person. You find yourself excited and happy to take that risk to allow yourself to trust being vulnerable and open...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm in what I'll call a one-sided open marriage... My husband (I'll call him Zack) is the one who has other relationships. Before our marriage we tried to have an extra person (a...
    zodiac79 zodiac79 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I read about so many women on here that are unhappy in their marriage. They say their husbands are not interested in them and just sit around doing nothing about it. Wow... here...
    Allen54 Allen54 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    How does this work if this is one sided? I have no interest in other people and my husband has a girlfriend. I love my husband and don't want to destroy our family. reaching out to...
    rn72 rn72 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    It’s sad you know, when you realized that you truly don’t mean anything to a person. The friendship you had with them wasn’t really a friendship. Everything you two had done...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I'm going to Los Angeles again soon, probably after about 1 week. But this time I will be staying there longer than 2 or 3 days, I'm thinking a week or two, but that depends on...
    AnnRowland AnnRowland 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    There's absolutely no point to it. First, I abhor the idea of getting any sort of government involved in personal relationships. Who was the first person to suggest that anyway...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    To help people to be more informed about Pakistan instead of listening to poverty and falling for any stories. Having been to Pakistan many times, I can safely say the below;- 1...
    Eridanus Eridanus 31-35 Jan 27

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    I kind of regret getting married. *The crazy thing is one of the most disturbing nightmares I ever had was while I was in my teens, and it was about me marrying a decent man who...
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    now that im turning 26 i cant help but thinking of whats ahead for those of us who are almost 30. oh man its so scary to think that as we get older the option of marriage comes...
    Angel021389vancouver Angel021389vancouver 22-25, F Feb 9

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    What a difference a year makes. 12 little months......Wow! I can scarcely believe it. Today is the first anniversary of my EP membership! When l look back, the year has flown.The...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 15 Responses Feb 15

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    I got married when I was 17, I was expecting my Frist baby, we been together since I'm 25 now :) going on 26, we have 3 beautiful Daughters now. I believe marriage is not like a...
    Marialz Marialz 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I am a male who has been married for 11 years, we have a nine year old son and i have ruined our marriage through my jealous behaviour. I have moved out for the second time so we...
    sema4444 sema4444 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    It is the middle of the night and I have just been rejected again last night. Today, my wife flies overseas for 2 weeks and she does not show the slightest inclination to have even...
    Sub305k Sub305k 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I am in an interracial marriage. I'm a black man, and my wife is white. She has a daughter (who is white) from a previous marriage, and recently gave birth to my second daughter...
    DamnedDalmation DamnedDalmation 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    It's not that I don't love my wife and son. I can't imagine my life without them. I still feel very confined, however, by the social and legal pressures that come with having a...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M Jan 31

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    We r raised to believe things in life go in a certain order n marriage is just another one of those things thats expected from us. in order to achieve happiness these things have...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Never imagined myself posting in this section but here goes. So I've been married over 12 years now and to be honest after reading all the stories here, I wouldn't say I have a bad...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I don't believe in sex before marriage. I am a Christian and I truly believe that sex is a gift from God that is intended to bring a husband and wife closer together. Whether you...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm wondering about marriage in general. What is it? Why is it necessary? I've been exploring myself, my flaws and attributes. Been looking at my life, my relationships and the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 13

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    I don't believe in it because it makes your relationship sound kinda fake. Do you really need a license and a bunch of paperwork just to know that your in love with someone? I don...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    As I read different stories in the ILIASM forum I begin to wonder about the differences in marriages out there that are sexless or almost sexless. There can't be a cure all as...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Well tomorrow I put a end to my 17 year marriage. I am going to sign papers so they can serve my soon to be x husband so why do I feel as if I am dead inside why do I feel like...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    How you make me feel. My love... You are everything to me. You are away right now, and all I can think about is seeing you tomorrow. Your soft, gentle beautiful eyes. There's...
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My daughter has a few girls that she brings over to the house often. The girls trust me and talk to me about things. One friend recently told me that her mom started sleeping on...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 26 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi I am 29 years old Indian girl. I am looking for Hindu guy for marriage (MOC). I am settled in UAE and basically am from Rajasthan. I prefer some one from UAE but if not than I...
    AmityPatel AmityPatel 26-30, F Jan 30

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    This morning he calls me and everything's just fine. I'm "dear" again apparently. lol This marriage is one epic mindfuck. lol
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    To say that my mind is constsntly on this site is such flabbergasteding understatement it's unreal....... But ive just read a post byCherishme2 and i feel as if the wind has just...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 1

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    this is intended for humor purposes by no means my real views to a happy marriage ,,but one truth is hidden here ,guys is is not always good to think you are always right ,not a...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I am going to accept that I am to homemaker now as my wife is the sole breadwinner in our marriage. That fact is now being solidified by the fact that I am also transgendered and...
    Christinya Christinya 31-35, T Feb 7

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    People could be committed for life or break each others hearts and crush one another's souls for free, ya know? And just think, if we took all the marriages that ended in divorce...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 13

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    I have been with my partner for over 10 years, best friends for 5 years before that and now Married for 3 years... I thought I knew him better than myself, but have been sorely...
    Smudge5002 Smudge5002 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Not rocket science Totally unbalanced, polarised intimacy. The less she was interested the more I was. It was like torture. I felt powerless, and though she is not controlling I...
    Randlemcmurphy Randlemcmurphy 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Well, we had our first sex argument of 2015. After having a dry Valentines Day (pun intended) I stifled my disappointment, like I do pretty much every day, through the weekend...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 51 Responses Feb 17

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    I can only imagine the fun that the members of the "sexless marriage club" would have on a cruise or beach vacation. There could be activities like: * "refuser piñata" that...
    ms3206 ms3206 46-50, M 10 Responses Feb 17

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    My marriage is driving me crazy. My husband got into one of those multi-level marketing scams and spends most of his time there. We have fought many times already because of this...
    blythe19 blythe19 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Duh. This is like breathing air. There's no reason anyone, for any reason should not be able to get married. If two people love each other, and feel like making their bond stronger...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Its been one year of our marriage ...but haven't got chance to even see him ... I don think i could tolerate any more ...
    Zarina23 Zarina23 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    To all U people living a sexless marriage U need a pep talk. Let's begin I get sex is amazing and how release all the stress. But think about it this way if that all U want for UR...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I have been married for over ten years to a woman who is intelligent, empathetic and cool. Unfortunately she is also somewhat cut off from her own sexuality, showing little to no...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am so lonely. It is so sad that I am such a young bride and just recently got married, and I am already so sad. My husband doesn't want me to work, doesn't like when I go out...
    mrstsanders mrstsanders 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago