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I Am Insecure In My Marriage

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    For No Good Reason? - 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...
    1sttymemommy 1sttymemommy 22-25 1 Response May 21, 2009

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    I have a brown dot on my chin. I have always been so insecure about this. I see people just stare at it and say nothing. I feel like they feel bad for me. I have always loved...
    lauracejaa lauracejaa 13-15, F Mar 26

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    At times I am really really insecure about myself and totally down about everything that I do. Sometimes I'm so insecure that I don't feel good enough to talk or belong with...
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    yepperz. one thing i'm most insecure about? My Body. i am a natural slim lady, who eats healthy and junk food at times. sounds fun? not really. for the past 3 years i've been...
    lexik123 lexik123 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 31

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    People think im confident. When im really deeply insecure. I just dont talk about. I dont usually go around telling people that i am because then that gives someone something to...
    DearestDesirable DearestDesirable 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I am insecure about ny appearance. I can dress, dance, sing, have a nice personality. Never thought i was ugly. but last year i had a rude awakening. on a Anonymous websitei kept...
    taslee taslee 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I feel like I could have an amazing fun time while I'm hanging out with people but I'm always scared? I guess of how I look. It's so stupid but I'm getting way to insecure. I've...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 9 Responses Mar 23

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    Apparently, people want more pictures of me... I'm extremely insecure with how I look, talk, think, and move. I understand I'm not pretty but please don't call me ugly.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 9 Responses Mar 23

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    I can't even walk down the hallways at school without thinking that everyone is looking at me and seeing all the flaws I see in myself. I'm so insecure about every single part of...
    dizzydreamerrr dizzydreamerrr 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Ever since I was little I've been super insecure about my body. No matter what anyone says, I still wish I could change how I look everyday. Sometimes I wish I could change my...
    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Everyone has their insecurities, so do I, but i spend time trying to hide them. I dont like being perceived as weak, an insecure little girl with issues. I don't want to be seen...
    AlluringRose AlluringRose 16-17 Mar 30

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    Haha. Weird mix right? We'll yes I am both of those. Confident in what I do. And my body but also insecure of what others think about me.
    Leilani19 Leilani19 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't know how to get over it - I'm extremely insecure about myself being good enough for anyone when it comes to relationships. When I was with my ex she cheated on me behind my...
    mwp483 mwp483 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Some days I'm on top of the world but most days I'm insecure. I'm not saying this to get attention but that's just how I always been. When people make mean comments I don't even...
    ThisAsianLovesYou ThisAsianLovesYou 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Is there a pill I can take for this? Heh. I've been so busy. That time of the year. John wanted to go out for dinner and drinks last night, and I hadn't seen him since Sunday. God...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've always been insecure about my image, which is why I'm not really confortable with selfie. I've been told I'm beautiful, but I judge myself too harshly to believe that...
    Legendaryvivi Legendaryvivi 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    and it ******* ruins everything. i want to dress the way i want without feeling lile a bloated wale. i want to look in the mirror and see a beautiful lively girl with glowing skin...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I know my boyfriend isn't hiding anything but I will always have this fear of him hurting me. I have been hurt before and i never want to feel that pain again. I know I am crazy. I...
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    (Another old story of mine from my previous profile. I feel it's an important topic and it's something that's close to my heart) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay...
    PoeticTorture PoeticTorture 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Make that, that I used to live in a marriage that was becoming a sexless marriage. Today would have been our second anniversary. The story is complicated, but to make it short, she...
    soundtrackforantarctica soundtrackforantarctica 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 25

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    the reasons why i dont want to do anything sexual before marriage : reason number 1 : what if i had sex with my girl friend before marriage , and after few days i met with...
    lifetriangle lifetriangle 22-25, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Normal.... There are many stories on here about after leaving marriages and having normal relationships. Well I haven't left my marriage yet. I have talked to a lawyer and...
    jencpa jencpa 31-35, F 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    Rules of Engagement - A few new members have posted in this forum recently, and while I've only been a member for few weeks, I thought I'd share my opinion on the purpose of this...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 15 Responses Mar 20

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    The rubble of our marriage I try not to look I try to change my focus to what else gives me happiness my children my friends my home my community I cannot help...
    Bobbie71 Bobbie71 41-45, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    Two weeks ago, I shared what I thought would be my current status for awhile. Life being what it is - it has thrown me into a crazy roller coaster loop once again. The good news...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 21 Responses Mar 28

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    Before and After … Nearing 8 months after my separation, I reflect on the emotional desert I have called my marriage. During those years, I was starved for a smile or a hug. A...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 11 Responses Apr 6

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    Thought this was worth a read. Not applicable to all but still interesting. A lack of sexual interest in women is a big topic Fotolia_49866286_XS Peter and Andrea are teachers...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't believe in gay marriage. I believe in marriage. And I think that's between any two people that love each other. Man and man. Woman and man. Woman and woman. Or whatever you...
    emilyv97 emilyv97 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am married for only a few months now and my husband is drinking everyday and smokes weed. I knew he had this habit but never knew it was this bad. He spends a lot of money on his...
    ilhasol ilhasol 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I had an incredible night. I have to share my experience. I was raised by my Grandmother, who lived in a sexless marriage. My Grandfather was a mean, cold, loveless husband. He...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 25

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    I guess "troubled" is the best way to describe it. I used to think nothing could come between us. My husband's been in and out of part-time, dead-end jobs for ten years. Most...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Update from Opposite Land Even though I normally have sex 3-4 times a week with my beloved post sexless marriage lover, I haven't had sex for a week. Why? He is sick with...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    Those who do not have to deal with this situation must find it odd that those of us who do, express such deep sadness and longing. How often do the comments suggested the simple...
    DumbLondoner DumbLondoner 51-55, M 18 Responses 2 days ago

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    Last year in June my husband of 18 years confessed to an online love affair with a lady from his company that began in April. She works in a different state hundreds of miles away...
    ydoideservethis ydoideservethis 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am 36 years old. I shock many when they find out about my inexperience and lack of knowledge of most things romantic. I am still waiting for my first real kiss. I am still...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Venting again... I always wondered about the Madonna-***** complex and… here it is… seems like my husband is one of them. I needed some weeks to think about it after he told...
    dalessa dalessa 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    "The Dummies Guide To Ending A Sexless Marriage" or "How I Learned Not To Give Up Emotional and Physical Intimacy" by CherishMe2 Step 1: Acknowledge that the lack of emotional...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 11 Responses Mar 18

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    So I first came to EP years ago to discuss my sexless marriage. It has not been easy, a marriage with dwindling sex and now we are close to four years since we last tried. However...
    VanillaLife VanillaLife 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I am curious, if a person is not Christian then where do the guidelines for what to do in marriage come from? This isn't meant to be antagonistic at all, it is a question I have...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 16 Responses Mar 20

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    You think you have all the time in the world. You don’t. I live in a sexless marriage. I made major decisions and made many choices to live alongside a man who found it...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 41-45, F 26 Responses Mar 20

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    I've been in a marriage for quite some time, but fell away from sex within my marriage about one year ago. I had been the one attempting to encourage my wife to have relations with...
    AVisionary AVisionary 36-40, M 11 Responses Mar 20

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    Another thing missing from this sexless marriage, besides intimacy, love and respect is fun and laughter. (Jeez, what exactly do I get from this marriage) I thought that I had...
    Gingersnapped Gingersnapped 51-55, F 13 Responses Mar 25

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    There are 2 whys in the sexless marriage. The first is: why does my spouse not want sex? This leads to a huge cycle of reason-chasing, smokescreening from the refuser, magical...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 8 Responses Mar 26

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    Overview: Male 47 ; Australia; Dated (celibate) a young Catholic lady for seven years; Married for seven more years (sexless after honeymoon); no children (guess why); We have had...
    angelwanderer angelwanderer 46-50 27 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm on my way out. We filed the papers to end our marriage yesterday, so in thirty to ninety days I will be single. It's a little sad. He and I both have said we never in a...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    So yesterday we saw a marriage councillor. We haddn't been for a few years since before the kids came along. I was really hoping that she was going to be able to help my husband...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Almost the entire time I was in my dysfunctional marriage I kept quiet about it. I made excuses. I glossed over things. My husband drank (was an alcoholic) and no one ever knew...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 15 Responses Apr 8

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    Why does the act of making a legal contract between a man and a woman make us such deceivers in our relationships beforehand? Is it because we think no one will marry us if we are...
    Phat4Ever Phat4Ever 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Well where do I start? It didn't used to be a bad marriage when we got married 13 years ago in 2001, I was 25 and she was 24. In fact it was a very good marriage, I loved her and...
    HPeterson HPeterson 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This is a little scary, posting about such private matters to people I've never met, but here goes. I googled sexless marriage for the first time today. What triggered it was the...
    TCKat TCKat 36-40, F 11 Responses 6 days ago