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I Am Insecure In My Marriage

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    Hey All, I'm brand new here...but thought i'd try it all out. I'm newly married. 24 years old and 9 months pregnant with our first child. I've known my husband for two years and been with him for a year and a half. He is wonderful to me, my best friend, my number one fan...
    1sttymemommy 1sttymemommy 22-25 1 Response May 21, 2009

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    I live in a mostly sexless marriage and it freaking sucks! We've been thru it all. Drs, therapy, talks,ultimatums , misunderstanding, understanding, pretending, lying / being...
    Micromint Micromint 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    You'd have thought that getting clean and sober would mean eternal happiness, no worries, no issues, and no insecurities, but that's not the case, with me anyway. Having gone from...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have been insecure since I was a child. I would worry about my looks and my weight. Now - as a 20 year old - my insecurities has caused me to have trust issues along with...
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    Hi there. Ive never been to this type of website before so this is a new experience for me. I have a complicated issue so I'll try to be as short as I can and get the point across...
    mab2037 mab2037 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I've been feeling quite insecure about my body. I also don't like that I'm so insecure about my body because it makes me feel superficial since I direct so much of my attention on...
    heyimbored224 heyimbored224 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My friend told me last night he can tell I'm still very insecure and I want from being confident & having fun to just sitting there and not really answering him. It made me feel...
    mermaidlove418 mermaidlove418 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't know which is worse. I shouldn't be whining, it's really over now, for the last and final time; but writing about how it feels makes it somehow feel better...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 4 days ago

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    My mum and dad want me to be in an arranged marriage when I'm older. I feel like I can't live with someone I've just been introduced to for the rest of my life. The thing is is...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I totally believe in traditional marriage roles. The man should be in charge. He should be the one to make any big (and little too if he wishes) decisions. The wife's role should...
    Rscfm04 Rscfm04 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been in a relationship for about 4 months now. It's my first ever relationship and it makes me feel so insecure sometimes. If I don't hear anything from him for a day, I am...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi Folks Well, in 2009 while working to try and get through a work-related (and marriage-related, although unbeknownst to me at the time) burnout, I wrote my fist post on...
    Mrcellophane Mrcellophane 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wish I wasn't so insecure with my teeth
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Note before starting: I am very insecure about showing off the upper part of my chest (pec). I asked my mom to help me pick out outfits for the week. She kept showing me tops that...
    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure what to make of my marriage at this point. I thought I was marrying my best friend, but instead of being a wife she has become another mother. I've mentioned this...
    RNMedic RNMedic 26-30, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Here's 2min40 sec of how to empathize. This is a building block for love and can lead you out of a sexless marriage I believe as well as many other relationship problems, family...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    In order to have a perfect relationship that turns into a perfect marriage, the wife must honor her husband over her own will, and the husband must love his wife over his own...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    My name is Jade I'm 21 year old I am really insecure about my face and my weight I feel fat but people say I'm not I don't believe them I want to but I can't and my face keeps...
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    I was watching the reality tv series Arranged and I thought wow, it must be therapeutic to go through the what ifs and shoulds before you get hitched to a person someone else chose...
    zizna zizna 36-40, F Aug 23

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    I have my confidence but I still have those few insecurities that can eat Mr alive. For example, I never walk barefoot because I'm horribly insecure about my feet
    0KatieKat0 0KatieKat0 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    or how many ppl claim to be? some use that line for sympathy sex. but, I am still amazed ar how many ppl are in sexless marriage. i guess iy is believable, cuz my marriage was...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 21

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    Disclaimer: I'm not posting this to change anybody's mind or challenge any beliefs, this is simply my take on how sex affected me. No, I didn't wait. There was a time when it...
    Teedge Teedge 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I have been married for almost 11 years. It is a long read...sorry We got married when he was 19 I was 18. I got pregnant before we were married. We only dated 6 months. I took my...
    redrubiess7 redrubiess7 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I think it is a legal price of paper, so the federal government can poke n prod into yo personal affairs. I think you can love someone n make a commitment from the heart. I shouldn...
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    I have been struggling with sexless marriage for years. Recently, I have been telling my husband to separate because I really don’t want to stuck on something is not going to...
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    I tend to reject the institution of marriage in general but I'm happy for those find their own happiness through marriage. I just hope the gay rights community in America doesn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Well, actually, it was an almost sexless marriage and it was all my fault. I had started a sewing business (sewing about 15 hours a day) and was busy taking care of grandchildren...
    asjmk asjmk 56-60, F Aug 17

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    So many people in sexless marriages... relationships which should be so different... enjoying the pleasure of holding hands, cuddling, smiling to each other sweetly... and of...
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    I am entering my 3rd year of marriage. I love my wife. I love the life we have built so far. There are some issues. She will not allow me any personal hobbies. She demeans my...
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    Whilst in my marriage, I used to question myself, why it wasn't working. Not matter how hard I tried, and boy did I try! It always felt like an uphill struggle, or like I was in a...
    despondant despondant 51-55 1 Response Aug 15

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    I am pretty much insecure about how I look. I mean I am transgender from MtoF. People are always staring at me, like I am a freak. Which makes me insecure about how I look. I...
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    I can never get past it. I'm not even a bad looking person, it's just the constant slew of magazines, photoshopped models, all these ideas of "perfect" society shoves at people...
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