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I Am Married

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    I need someone to share things with.

    My husband has neither the time nor the energy - or inclination - to engage with me about the photos I take, songs I listen to, articles I read. I have an active inner life but need a partner, a sounding board, someone with whom I could have that intellectual back-and-forth that...
    katkinz katkinz 41-45, F 18 Responses Mar 5

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    For anyone that doesn't know,

    and it might be hard to believe, but there is in fact a MRS. EXTANT1. A cute little thing I set my eye on one day in geometry class about 35 years ago. The principal of the school brought her by the classroom to introduce the new student to the class. When they left the room...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses a week ago

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    My wife and I have been married

    for 32 years and our relationship may be the best it's ever been. I had a friend say, not long ago, that I talk about my wife like we are newly weds (I guess I do). The thing I want people to understand is that while we enjoy a great marriage now, that has not always been the...
    Texaspumper Texaspumper 51-55, M 30 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Yes, I am very happily married.

    I have been married to one man for 23 years. From our union, we have produced seven children. Some of our children have moved out while some are still at home. A few of our kids are in college and single and others are college educated and married with their own children.
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 15 Responses Jan 30

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    My place in this alienated world

    I'm married and I don't live in a sexless marriage.I have a family and I'm happy with what I have.I'm not on EP to be anybody's father or mother ; don't need a romance or any kind of cyber sex.I can't help anybody who is too stubborn to accept the truth,no matter how brutal the...
    SaintMaj SaintMaj 36-40, M 26 Responses Aug 13, 2011

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    To the love if my life,

    I never express my feelings to you because I am not that kind of person. What better way to tell everyone how I feel. I hope that my jealousy and hard *** attitude you can put up with, that you will never leave me. I love the way you can be clumsy and dense but still...
    BLK8WDW BLK8WDW 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    My husband and I want to start a marriage

    and family revolution. Old fashioned values and respect for one another. When women acted and dressed like ladies and men weren't afraid to put their foot down for the benefit of their family. My husband took me out to dinner and a movie on Valentine's Day. I bought a new dress...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 16

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    I've been married 15 years to my high school

    sweetheart. It has not always been easy and we've had our -more than- fair share of ups and downs- but neither of us has ever given up. We've stuck through everything life and each other has thrown our way and I am happy to say that at this point in our lives we are happier...
    chickengirl14 chickengirl14 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's hard when you're married,

    but really like and care about someone who lives hundreds of miles away and is also married. Just sayin'. Some days... It's really hard.
    lacymom1 lacymom1 46-50, F 19 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Without her I am not the person like I am now,

    or I should live another life in another place, I couldnt forget the day she stood in the kitchen and cried so hard, I dont know why and how this woman step in my life, but, i know, we fight, and we cant apart, its been like that for almost 2 years. This is the person I said "I...
    Violet302 Violet302 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When I quit my career

    and became a full time wife (and then a mother a few years down the road), taking care of my husband an my home became my job. If my husband goes to work every day, 60-70 hours a week to provide for us, should i complain about doing it all at home? It is my job to cook, keep a...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 34 Responses Jan 6

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    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I said from now on after a fight,

    I won't give in to s*x. I'm so mad at him, but..........Damn, he won again. And it was sOo good.
    nancylu1234567890 nancylu1234567890 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I married the man of my dreams two years ago.

    It was perfect, honestly. We met in college when I was eighteen and he was twenty-three. We dated for two years before he finally popped the question. During that time, we bought a house together, graduated from college, moved our childhood pets into the house, discussed baby...
    lottisian lottisian 22-25, F 23 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    The following is not mine.

    It is by a guy called Dave Barry. I have no idea who he is and there is no copyright attached to the article. I am crediting it to him and reposting it in full...."Contrary to what many women believe, it's fairly easy to develop along-term, stable, intimate, and mutually...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    And I love it. I love the arguments,

    because love follows, I love the funny moments of early morning clumsiness, because love follows, I love the hours of silent treatment, then with a smile or a funny joke, love follows. I love laying next to her at night, knowing I am good husband, because she grabs and pulls me...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 13 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    But unhappy. I told my husband today

    that I want to move out when the kids are grown. I want to live in my own place on my own. He said we can make it happen sooner if I want. Confirmation that this marriage is over.
    deleted deleted 26-30 42 Responses Jan 9

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    My wife has been threatening to divorce me the

    whole 8 years we been married--I know it ain't gonna happen. We had another intense fight earlier, and she once again threatened me with it, but within an hour we were back to laughing and hugging and being a loving couple. I can always count on the pattern repeating itself.
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have an amazing husband we have been together

    since high school. He's my best friend the love of my life. We lived in our own for awhile but due to uncontrollable circumstances we are now living with his parents with our two children. They never physically said they hate or dislike me but it's evident they do, I'm treated...
    prplpixie1986 prplpixie1986 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    RANDOM: I just walked into the kitchen wearing

    just a tee (as usual) and my husband said, "Wow, you always look so hot." It was nice (after almost 10 years of marriage) because he barely talks, he isn't emotional, he never says sorry, and even though it really doesn't change a thing - it was nice to hear. :D
    LanaKane LanaKane 31-35, F 34 Responses Jan 11

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    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm married but lonely.

    My husband has no interest in spending time with me or having any meaningful conversations
    jacqueline3 jacqueline3 46-50, F 47 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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    Today my step daughter is in town.

    We don't get to see her too often, but she hasn't been doing her homework lately. It's hard because we want her around, but she gets spoiled when she's here so it's a treat, but I don't want to tell her it's ok to come here without her homework being done. I'm not too sure what...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband is the most amazing man.

    I love him so much and am so proud of him for the man he's become. We've grown up together. I've been with him half of my life. I wouldn't trade a second.
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Issues33 Issues33 36-40, F 12 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    after I came back from my run,

    I asked my husband if he wanted to "fool around".. rarely is he up for it... but it turned out good!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 33 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    So my hubby has abandoned me

    and I keep talking to him about how it's making me feel. No change at all. The next step is counselor but..... Today for the 6th time he said AGAIN that he will change. I want that emotional connection with him. I've lost it and it's affecting me sexually. Is that weird? I can't...
    nancylu1234567890 nancylu1234567890 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Dear wife, I know your confused,

    I know your troubled, I know your not happy. I only wish I could fix it all for you. I wish I could get out my tools and make it all better. But I understand that I cannot. As much as it hurts my souls to know my angle is battling with such turmoil and uncertainty. The more...
    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 15 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 6

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    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today we tied the knot!

    We got married in Vegas!!! I'm so happy.
    Submissivebabe Submissivebabe 18-21, F 12 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    I am happily married.

    I just really enjoy talking to people online because my anxiety prevents me from talking to new people in person. I feel more comfortable talking and being honest when it's not face to face.
    CountryMusicGirl85 CountryMusicGirl85 26-30, F 22 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    Hubby is home.... First weekend of spring.

    Beautiful weather tomorrow. I'm a very happy lady right now. Off to get some one-on-one time. Have a great weekend!
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just can't convey my point of view,

    how to get out of this hole. Anything you say do can be misunderstood.
    foreignfeelings foreignfeelings 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I'm married, 2 and a half years now.

    It's 4 am and my husband is out ... I don't know where. I'm not happy, I feel he doesn't love me anymore. Something is off.
    Cocopunch Cocopunch 22-25, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    "If variety is the spice of life,

    then marriage is the big can of leftover Spam." - Johnny
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I moved to wisconsin 2

    and a half years ago to marry a very young single who is a nurse. My new son, 7 yr old boy is a wonderful lil boy whom I have adopted as my own, since he has never known his biological dad, so he's all ours. I agreed to have two more children witn my wife, we hope a lil girl and...
    bloemmarc1 bloemmarc1 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Is it a bad sign that.

    ..My husband has been out of town for over a week and I am loving every minute alone with my 3 year old son and wish my husband could stay out of town longer? It's soooooo much less stressful with him gone.
    lifesgoodbut lifesgoodbut 36-40, F 26 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    Ok all of you who know my story on here.

    I was wondering if there were any ep'rs who wanted to form a posse and come do an intervention in my wife?
    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Me and wife been married 5 years June well last

    week for the first time I bought her a very sexy teddy to wear the response I got was as far from what I thought it would be I was told well that was stupid IM not wearing that you wasted your money now I done this out of the blue no occasion just wanted to let her know I love...
    jdhunter41 jdhunter41 41-45, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    NewlyMarriedMom123 NewlyMarriedMom123 18-21, F 19 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    There have been some truly awful times in my

    marriage and some that were so wonderful, I would have never imagined they could be real were I not living them. From the beginning, friends would tell my husband and me that we had the kind of relationship they wished to someday have. It was never perfect. But we were so in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    I'm newly married and getting along with my

    husband is sometimes a challenge. The latest challenge: I brought the laundry home and then ran to class. On my way home, my husband called and said that he folded all the laundry (including my clothes). I was so happy. When u got home, I found all my shirts folded and...
    sweeterthansugar95 sweeterthansugar95 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love my husband so much

    and I'm very glad that I married him last year.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 16 Responses Feb 25

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    If you're considering getting married,

    think about this.... When the police are investigating a homicide, they ALWAYS investigate the spouse first..... .....and that pretty much tells you everything you need to know about marriage. :)
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 26 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    All of those that have followed my story.

    Guess what? I got so low yesterday that I had to get my sons somewhere safe. Call a friend and go to the er. I wasn't suicidal but I was close enough. So today I followed up with a doc and got an antidepressant and some Ativan. Never have I had to take such meds. But then again...
    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    What a night, my wife in her apparent

    bi-polarness. Came home from work tonight around 1130. She was calm and rather nice the first ten minutes. I had dozed off but woke up when she came in the bedroom. We chatted about her night etc. Then she started with the sharp edge to her voice just dicatating to me how...
    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 6 Responses 5 days ago