I Am In a Passionless Marrriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 106 People

    Marrried Less Than 5 Years

    I have been married to my husband for less than 5 years.  Before I was married I did think I wanted to get married.  I had no desire whatsoever to be married.  Then I met my husband.  He was he sweetest man. He wanted to take care of me and my daughter who at...
    btrflymom btrflymom
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    I lie awake, staring at him.

    ..longing for the spark and connection we once had. I miss the caress, the passion, the aggression, the heavy breathing and heart skipping beats. I stare at him because I know it's gone... And I don't know why. Now, I find my passion in my dreams and fantasies... Is it enough?
    shelbyz shelbyz
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2014
    ladybug321 ladybug321
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2015

    Glass Half Full?

    In fact that is a lot of passion in my marriage.  Debate, argument, strong opinion.  Lots of passion. I have laughs and companionship. Friendship. Irritation, frustration, anger, longing and need.  Cold shoulders, an even colder bed.  Distance, confusion and loneliness...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    23 Responses Feb 17, 2011

    For Now

    Hmmm ... isn't it enough I joined this group?Do you really need an explanation?I can tell the sordid tale very simply.First ... there is no sordid story.   Maybe that's part of the problem.It's what comes from staying way too long in a relationship which ended long ago.Life's...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

    I Am In A Passionless Marriage

    I met the man who is now my husband three years ago.  When we met, I had moved out of another relationship and I was happy to have someone in my life again.  We got married after dating for six months.  We now have a beautiful baby girl.  I can't exactly...
    involvemetoo involvemetoo
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

    I Miss The Fire And The Spark

    I once was a young girl (26), single mom in the most passionate relationship of my life, with my married boss. (going through a divorce) Feeling all but guilty because, although he had cheated on her with 5 other women over the years, he was leaving her for me. Feeling like I new...
    mommaofkids mommaofkids
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2011
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    1 Response Apr 12, 2015

    I feel as though my relationship is non

    existant. Me and my gf have been together for almost four years now and we have a beautiful one year old daughter together. She is a good mother and loves our child but does not acknowledge my thirst for affection. I try and make time for us and she seems very uninterested...
    anonyjam anonyjam
    31-35, M
    Mar 15, 2014


    There ain't nothing cold as ashes after the fire is gone.
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 16, 2010

    Although I Profoundly Love My Husband and We Do Have Sex

     This experience, this story, is why I joined EP - so I can talk about it.  It's taken me a while to get my thoughts organised and also to figure out where to post it.  I thought about creating this group although btrflymom beat me to it, and I also thought maybe...
    Sifaradia Sifaradia
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2008
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