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I Am Living In A Sexless Marriage Of 25 Years Last 8 Alone

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    I will try to describe my sexless marriage. We have been together for a long time. We met in high school and were each others first lovers. Both of us were shy and insecure and...
    Amaaj Amaaj 46-50, F 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm new here and thought I would reach out and share my story. I found EP from an article on the website when I was looking up sexless marriage. I signed up to read the...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 17 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Aug 21

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    I am going to tell how trying to keep my husband in a sexless marriage turned into a terror. When my husband came back from the military his father and other wanted me to assist in...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 12

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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 5 Responses Aug 28

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    When I originally posted in April of 2011, I was living in a sexless marriage. I was confused, heartbroken and angry... What happened in the 3 years following has nearly destroyed...
    malms malms 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I found an interesting study on sexlessness in The Journal of Sexual Medicine. I can't share the full pdf because there's no way to upload it here, but I will copy and paste the...
    RedOctagon RedOctagon 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 2

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    Since I last wrote on here, my husband and I have decided to divorce after 7 years of marriage. The last time we had sex was really weird, and I just felt so distant. Counseling...
    VanillaAlmond1 VanillaAlmond1 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well. It is finally official. I am divorced! After all the craziness, after years of sexless marriage and emotional distance, after emotional and physical abuse, after having an...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 22

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    OK, so I don't actually have a totally a sexless marriage but here's my input & what we have that others don't have. Communication. We've been together for 20 years, married for 13...
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61 61-65, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    The compromise promise. I ran into a former colleague yesterday. When I worked with him I got to know his wife and kids, and the couple seemed happily married, but got divorced a...
    something2talkabout something2talkabout 51-55, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have noticed that many people living in a sexless marriage describe a sudden stop. Or that initially all was fine. Has anyone else been in a relationship where it started out...
    ICanBeMe ICanBeMe 46-50, M 18 Responses Sep 4

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    I haven't yet written about my own on-going experience with this, but plan to soon. In the meantime, I came accross this and thought it too good to not share now. http://open...
    ace4444 ace4444 41-45, M Sep 8

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    I'm struck with a big picture thought about being in sexless marriages... If sex is not happening regularly with our spouses, WHATEVER they say about it, whatever excuses they...
    ace4444 ace4444 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Is there anyone here that accepts their sexless marriage? I've been sexless for almost 10 years now! It's been a excrutiating battle up until a few years ago when I just gave up...
    jenniferdarling jenniferdarling 46-50, F 18 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Was in a sexless marriage...he couldn't ( or wouldn't) . We now live in different towns..still married and see each other on occasion for "dates" or trips out . Still no sex and no...
    freewayz freewayz 41-45, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today's Dear Prudence: " Dear Prudence, My wife hates sex. Over the years, her libido has gradually faded to nothing and she now finds even the thought of intercourse unpleasant...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 19 Responses Sep 4

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    I feel like crap. I'm stuck in a funk I cannot pull myself out of. I had an email interaction with my wife last week about our sexless marriage. I tried my best to convey my...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 18 Responses Sep 9

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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 11 Responses Aug 22

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    Neglect - One of the most important things I've learned from my decision to end my sexless marriage is that I will never again tolerate being neglected by my partner. We all...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 11 Responses Aug 30

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for most of 30 years. While it has always bothered me greatly it has gotten much worse the past year. For financial reasons, I can't see getting...
    beachguy1056 beachguy1056 56-60, M 7 Responses Sep 3

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    im in a sexless marriage And I need to talk with someone who can relate, and not judge me or my situation. because the random person would call a sex addict, but its not that.. I...
    ooomooo ooomooo 18-21, F 13 Responses Sep 4

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    I had to choose a section, so I chose "I Live In a Sexless Marriage." Call it what it is. I denied it. True. If you do live in a sexless marriage, please tell me and if anyone...
    Avek Avek 61-65, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    After 20 years of blind loyalty I just realised something significant. After everything I have said and done, after everything we have been through together, and after...
    dadonthesofa dadonthesofa 46-50, M 14 Responses Sep 8

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    I've heard the technical definition of a sexless marriage is sex less than 10 times in a year. But what about quality? What about a partner who doesn't just roll over and tell you...
    frogchop frogchop 46-50, M 14 Responses Sep 9

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    I wanted to post and solicit some advice. I have been waiting for my wife to go our of town for a few weeks now. I was/am planning to see a divorce lawyer, one that specializes in...
    hoss350 hoss350 41-45, M 12 Responses Sep 10

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    Been married for 32 yrs and sexless for the last 7 yrs....Her reasoning was it was the younger crowd and that we are ok as we are.....I miss the closeness and just wonder what...
    Bikerdude777 Bikerdude777 51-55, M 11 Responses Sep 6

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    Does anyone else notice a sharp increase in people who are NOT in sexless marriages that are jumping in to tell us all what we are doing wrong? Is there a troll convention in town...
    ImBatmanNow ImBatmanNow 51-55, M 18 Responses Aug 22

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    A sexless marriage is like a gift you are not allowed to unwrap! What is the point of giving me a gift if I can't enjoy it?
    chasingdreamss83 chasingdreamss83 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 23

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    Not necessarily a sexless marriage, but one lacking intimacy. I have sex often...not as much as I would like, but often. I think I'm an above average sexual guy, so I kind of...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30 8 Responses Aug 24

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    Is there any woman out there who lived in a sexless marriage and they were able to fix this problem? I just don't want to believe that my only option is divorce! WTF?
    Brownie27 Brownie27 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    I had a thought today. Has anyone tried to direct their refuser to EP? My wife and I each have our own laptops, she leaves hers around the house so it's easy to access. I was...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 17 Responses Aug 30

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    I my name is Ross Ian in sexless marriage situation . Ian married have kid's all of them out of home.lam married for 30e everything wasood until one day my wife disaided that we...
    kingofmassage kingofmassage 56-60, M Sep 3

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    I am trying to learn to cope in a sexless marriage, And was wondering if there are any other couples out there that would like to talk and relate with.
    ooomooo ooomooo 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    How many of you are staying in your Sexless Marriages purely for financial reasons? How's that working out for ya?
    lycheechan lycheechan 31-35, F 23 Responses Sep 8

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    I my name is Ross Ian in sexless marriage situation . Ian married have kid's all of them out of home.lam married for 30e everything wasood until one day my wife disaided that we...
    kingofmassage kingofmassage 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I would like to get a divorce, but my sexless marriage is the part of my life that's going best. I hate my job and got warned recently that I am on the edge of losing it. I wish...
    Aubergine7 Aubergine7 36-40, F 17 Responses Sep 9

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    I am a young man that has never married, I'm really curious as to how it is to live in a sexless marriage. My thing is, if you love them, you are attracted to them, how can you Not...
    BIackyChan BIackyChan 22-25, M 9 Responses Sep 11

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    I was warned by several people on here that having had our child, the sexless marriage thing would get a lot worse than before I was pregnant. How right you all were. Husband has...
    Pattycakey Pattycakey 36-40, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I posted a story with the heading l live in a,sexless marriage....it changed to l am dating. I can categorically state that l am definitely NOT dating. I will repost my story and...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    Reading this may help those in sexless marriages figure out what they want to do. If you learned now that you were dying, what would you regret? "A Nurse Asked Dying Patients What...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Wish I could believe- my heavens he is really trying to be a better husband but he also watches me all the time. He has even taken over my office and works on his laptop from...
    peaceseeker09 peaceseeker09 46-50, F 11 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    First off, I always thought I was the only man going through this until I saw this group. From what I see it is on both sides of the sexes. Mine began about 10 years ago after my...
    Tonycamaro Tonycamaro 41-45, M 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    How do guys really feel when your wife tells you "I think the reason we have unexplained infertility is that we don't have sex often enough"? It's been more than 2 months since...
    surfiehall surfiehall 31-35, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Me, myself and my parents marriage... I asked my wife to go to a shrink with me about 3 years ago. she did not refuse the idea, but she ways always too busy, or tired or had a...
    frozenhere frozenhere 31-35, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    New found confidence and the his new libido - supermoon? Supermoon. It happened. He got a compliment from his "work" husband the same night. He said something to the effect...
    jmx46578 jmx46578 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 20

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