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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 37 Responses Jan 9

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    I was always taught never to go to bed on a

    cross word. I haven't been married that long but I always tell my husband I love him and thank him for today before I go to sleep. Sometimes I haven't wanted to, sometimes he hasn't replied, sometimes I haven't even felt like I liked him, sometimes I have been hurting beyond...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 21 Responses Aug 3

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    It's a dreary and stormy day out.

    The kids are working puzzles and coloring. I'm doing laundry and working out this semester's lesson plan for homeschool, which we're starting on Sept 8th. Then we'll watch a wholesome movie, have dinner and get ready for bed. And mommy will have a little time for herself while I...
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 8 Responses 22 hrs ago

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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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    I just got married Saturday

    and I'm in Hawaii for a honeymoon. I hope I'm with my husband until death
    loveylaura loveylaura 26-30, F 30 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 5

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    A group of young men sang this in church this

    morning. It made me tear up, realizing just how blessed I was to have a good, Godly father and to also have a good, Godly husband who follows the Word and leads his family, and is not led astray by the ways of this world, but stands firm in truth. I could never ask for a better...
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Feeling alone & ignored!

    My husband's 1st wife cheated on him twice. After 3 short years as his wife I am starting to understand why. No one wants to feel alone in their marriage. I don't want to cheat. I just want affection & communication from my husband. Sigh
    gingerlife gingerlife 36-40, F 31 Responses Jul 31

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    i am married. the third marriage

    for me. maybe threes a charm.
    gcmartin1 gcmartin1 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Last night, during our date night,

    we saw my ex lover from afar and my husband and I had a conversation that went like this: Me: He used to call me "my princess". Why don't you call me princess? Him: *exasperated sigh* I do call you princess but in other ways. Me: Like what? Him: My Mulan Me: ..... fair enough
    lpch lpch 26-30, F 7 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I've just had the most amazing weekend with my

    husband. Like so many others on this site, I found myself spiraling in a direction I never thought possible. Our marriage had lost that excitement. We no longer had the passion, desire or intimacy. We got lost in the day to day stress of life. Work, bills, health problems...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Jun 7

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    i am a practical husband.

    What does this mean in logical terms?
    gcmartin1 gcmartin1 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    lonely anyone want to chat just want have adult

    convo. That don't have to be with kids or bills or somethings has broken
    tsolos tsolos 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's hubby's weekend to work.

    I made us a nice fajita lunch before he left and now the kids and are are going to do some shopping with my sister. Here's to making the most of Saturday, ideal or not!
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Serious conversation was had tonight.

    He's addressed a growing problem. He ignores my needs and so his needs go unmet. I tried to fix the problem, but the effort was always one sided. I don't want to give up, but I'm afraid this may be the beginning of the end. :( I really don't want it to be. We are communicating...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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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.
    FantasyDreamerWriting FantasyDreamerWriting 26-30, F 20 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    What a wonderful afternoon with my best friend

    and husband. Sitting by the river drinking margaritas and eating chips and salsa and discussing life for are soon to be empty nester new lifestyle. Both exciting and sad.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    10 years today! Holy crap!

    What a trip! A few months ago I thought I was going to leave. I think staying was the best decision I could have made!
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 11 Responses May 21

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    He just came home 1hr ago

    and is cooped in basement doing work related stuff. NO TIME FOR FAMILY/ME. Our small Kids are eating dinner alone as usual. Do u think they will remember the good ole times with dada? I'm starting to resent you...smh Workaholic alert......
    Cotton1234567890 Cotton1234567890 31-35, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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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 46-50, F 17 Responses Mar 5

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    There is nothing sexier

    than a man who knows when to be firm and when to gentle. A man who can still make you blush after 18 years together. A man who, no matter how busy and successful, still takes time to play Legos with the kids and snuggle with the wife. He finishes my sentences. He can read my...
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    gcmartin1 gcmartin1 51-55, M 1 Response 3 hrs 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 25 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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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 14 Responses Feb 25

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    Did I miss the memo that EP was only

    for lonely, bored housewives and cheaters? Can people get any fuller of crap? A woman tells you she doesn't chat privately with me because she's happily married and you go off and accusing her of lying and cheating? Surely there's more than enough players on here that you don't...
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 32 Responses 1 day ago

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    My husband recently took a job at a bigger

    corporation. Better pay, benefits, and hours but further away from home. I love that he's less stressed and gets to see the kids more now. We're very blessed.
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    It is hilarious to me

    when my husband attempts to be inconspicuous by hovering around like he is really and seriously trying to do something other than being nosey about what I am doing...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    Should "maintaining attractiveness" be part of

    a marriage contract? After 7 years of marriage hubby has gained 25 pounds of fat and looks very different. After 2 kids I weigh the same because I run/strength train 5 times a week. We used to run together he now says he never liked working out actually and basically just gave...
    evolvinggirl evolvinggirl 36-40, F 63 Responses Jun 14

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    I sometimes fantasize about my wife being raped.

    Is this ok for a husband to fantasize about?
    usemyprettywife usemyprettywife 41-45, M 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Yep been married since 07.

    waited till it was three days before I turned 30 and got married. She is a great mom to my kids, I have awesome kids.
    cruise77 cruise77 36-40, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just want to put it out there.

    I am HAPPILY married to a very loving and supportive man. He is my rock, and my best friend. I would never even think of doing anything to hurt him. Others may not think he's attractive but he's hot and sexy in my eyes. Neither one of us would ever have eyes for another. We...
    Lotusflower80 Lotusflower80 31-35, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im married to my best friend

    who has me laughing in stitches alot of the time seldom argue. He put on the fake fire place on the computer with a romantic song and told me I rocked his world. Love him.
    lilprincess09 lilprincess09 56-60, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 6

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    I am very much married

    for 12 years now! No kids and I don't know if it will happen soon to Have kids. Sexless? yes! Due of medication and our age gap. Do I mind? Sometime! But when you love someone! And you bow for marriage for better or worse till death do as part then do your promise. Unless your...
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 25 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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    When I love I try to Love unconditionally.

    I love with my whole heart. I need to be with them as oft as i can, without being a pest or clingy. I want to hold your hand, kiss you tenderly on your neck. I don't complain waiting in lines as long as i'm with you. I want to hold you while we fall asleep, or on the couch...
    Feelslikealoser Feelslikealoser 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Issues33 Issues33 36-40, F 10 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days 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 31 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Funny. Sweet. Romantic.

    Strong. Devoted. Faithful. Thank you, God, for giving me an amazing husband.
    TheLittleMrsRidesAgain TheLittleMrsRidesAgain 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 27 Responses Jan 6

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    We just celebrated our 2nd anniversary!

    Hoping to make it to 50 if we live that long!
    asell15 asell15 26-30, F 10 Responses 3 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 21 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    I just discovered a vibrator today.

    Wow I've been missing a lot. I haven't felt like that in what seems like years. Kinda feel bad cause hubby don't want me to use it. But after 3Months of no sex, I bought it to pleasure myself. He doesn't know.
    deleted deleted 26-30 23 Responses Feb 7

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    I told myself months ago

    that I would stop asking my husband to do things, the rejection became too much. I found out earlier today that our house would be kid free tonight. One more try I thought, for a date night. I have heard him make comments himself about how long its been. I should have known...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 62 Responses Jul 3

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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 35 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Whenever I push myself to do something

    and I accomplish that task I feel amazing. And I want to share those good feelings. So I'll tell my husband. Then he will bring it up in a fight of the past and how I use to be, forgetting that I told him that I accomplished a task and I'm taking steps in the right direction...
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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