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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 57 Responses Jun 14, 2015

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    Effie1991 Effie1991 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Almost everytime I read a "I'm married"

    experience, it's a negative one ! People, why do you get married ? I would say that it is to spend your life next to the person of your choice ? No ? I am married for 23 years and am now more convinced about my wife than ever. Coming home, after a 13 hour workday, makes me happy...
    AdBlue AdBlue 46-50, M 22 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    *this post relates to my last post on this same

    experience* Well I was holding off talking to my husband about moving for a little bit, but I can't do that now. First thing he did when he came home tonight was mention a apartment that he wants to check out, and we are apparently going Wednesday night to do it. He is in over...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 31

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    Looking to chat and waste some time with wife's

    in similar circumstances Wife at work I'm at home. Look forward to hearing from those. 😄
    Curioushubby1 Curioushubby1 36-40, M Jan 29

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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 41-45, F 24 Responses Jul 31, 2015

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    It says "If you Hold a Hand of Right Person,

    life will be like a Heaven on Earth" But "if you Hold a Hand of Wrong Person, Life will be like a Hell on Earth" In Fact "In the Initial years , life always find hiccup, issues, road blocks, If you hold on Strong, Life will be smoothest ahead and the person will be the Right...
    wintersecret wintersecret 36-40, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Why is marriage expected to be miserable

    and contentious? I was looking for a ringtone for my wife and almost all of them were some variation of "the ***** is calling." I never feel this way about my wife. We are best friends and are great together, but it seems like the world builds in this expectation that it will be...
    SSKyleRedd SSKyleRedd 46-50, M 6 Responses Jan 23

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    Celebrating 33 years today.

    33 years ago, I was getting back from Mexico about now. Pretty wasted as I remember. A lifetime of pure dumbass mistakes ahead.....but hours away from the best decision I ever made in my entire life. There's a million things I'd change about my life if I could go back...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 16 Responses Sep 25, 2015

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    OUR STORY, PART ONE I first laid eyes on M in

    1994 while working my first job after graduating college. I only saw him on occasion because he was a film supplier for the company, but I do remember taking notice of him. Dark complexion, dark brown eyes, jet black hair. He was nice looking, but I was happily married at time...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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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 24 Responses Jan 4, 2014

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    My marriage is great!

    13 years and we are still very passionate for each other! And we have had some pretty tough times to over come. I think many marriages fail from lack of communication and boring sex. We communicate and I don't refuse my husband's advances ... He wants me... And I him. We have...
    TexChik1 TexChik1 36-40, F 19 Responses Oct 7, 2015

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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 26 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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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 14 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    Tonight me and emily set aside time to do each

    other's make up. Of course she did the better job but we had fun. She was able to give me pointers and she got to learn how to hide berd shadow. It was such fun I posted pics up of the finished jobs. Then we watched lord of the ring and held hands until she passed out. Tomorrow...
    SolayTranswife SolayTranswife 26-30, T 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Dear Husband, Our home is not a SPORTS BAR,

    and I'm definitely not your buddies WAITRESS. Please get off my white couch and get your own damn beers.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    You know how 'back in the day' they would show

    a couple sitting at the table, him reading a newspaper and her reading a magazine. Both having coffee, not saying a word to each other. Basically, we do the same thing. Except, my Hsbn is using his tablet and I am using my mobile.
    Loren1977 Loren1977 36-40, F 1 day ago

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 1, 2015

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    But marriage is work.

    Love is an action verb. You get out what you put in. If we stopped dating each other, if we allowed each other to drift apart without noticing because we were preoccupied and, in our minds, "secure" in the fairytale idea that love just exists and lasts forever like some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Nov 13, 2015

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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 28 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    OUR STORY, PART TWO At this point it was summer

    1999 and both of our divorces had been finalized. Because we worked together, I have to admit I was a little nervous at the thought of dating M. I had seen many office romances go south in a fast and furious fashion, and I wasn't sure I should take the risk. You know what they...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    And damn proud of my wife !

    We got married for the wrong reason, she got kicked out of her parents home while still going to college, but we stayed married for all the right reasons. Now, after almost 24 years of marriage I love her and need her more then ever. She's my lover, my best friend, my...
    AdBlue AdBlue 46-50, M 10 Responses Oct 6, 2015

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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.
    PoetPrincess85 PoetPrincess85 26-30, F 20 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    Un yet.... Still as kinky

    as **** and have to get my kinky fix from outside the marriage :/
    AE25 AE25 41-45, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is my second marriage & I'm really happy

    with him. My kids adore him & I'm glad he's a better father figure than my first husband was. My first marriage was abusive & violent. The only good thing that came out of it was 4 children. How can I move on? I'm sick of dwelling in the past & being bitter about it. I don't...
    selina1986 selina1986 26-30, F 7 Responses a week ago

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 24 Responses Aug 27, 2015

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    My wife cheated on her business trip.

    Truth is a big part of me was turned on.
    txpawglvr txpawglvr 41-45, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today is my 40th birthday

    and my ******* husband has thrown at least 3 tantrums on the trip to Florida I planned to celebrate. Now we are not speaking and he sent me a text saying happy birthday from the other room. Be careful who you marry. My husband has managed to ruin several celebratory moments in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 82 Responses Nov 25, 2015

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    But am really tired of his "maybe" comments

    when I ask about doing something. It's getting old. He has suggested earlier this week about going to the movies this weekend. Now it's just "maybe".. When I ask if he wants to even have some fun with me.. Its" maybe"... That doesn't do my self esteem any good.
    tamanne tamanne 41-45, F 19 Responses Jan 30

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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 16 Responses Mar 5, 2015

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    I was just finishing up weeding the flower beds

    when my neighbor stopped by. Both of us are retired and both of our wives still work. We talked for a few minutes and I told him I still had some coffee left if he wanted some. We came into the house and he told me his wife had not spoken to him in 4 days. He was telling me his...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 15 Responses Jun 25, 2015

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    The other night, in a rare moment,

    neither my spouse nor I were glued to our phones, checking emails, perusing social media, etc. I had been down that day (I struggle with depression) and my husband sat down, looked at me and asked how I was. We began talking about life, the world, our daughter, our childhoods...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 19, 2015

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    This is only partly about me,

    and my marriage. More importantly it's a summary of info that my wife and I stumbled upon a few years ago and it has been very helpful to us, and many of our friends that we have shared it with. I hope it helps you and your marriage, too. There is a book, a teaching, called the...
    bbbboink bbbboink 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 29

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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 28 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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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 59 Responses Jul 3, 2015

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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 46-50, F 10 Responses Jan 30, 2015

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    got married a bit over two years back to a

    fantastic older lady who proved to me she wasnt going any where and didnt care if i had or didnt have . she does a job she loves working with kids something i could not do . and thank God for her and those like her , who teach and help raise kids the riht way
    randall1954 randall1954 56-60 2 days ago

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    Yesterday my wife got three bags of clothes

    have to her. So we picked though them and tried on what we liked than passed the rest to my sister. We kept two bags of some truly beautiful things.we were so glad our wardrobe had never been updated in four years. To be honest 8000 per year don't leave much for parents to get...
    SolayTranswife SolayTranswife 26-30, T 1 Response Feb 1

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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 13 Responses Feb 25, 2015

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    Annawifeynxtdoor Annawifeynxtdoor 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    OUR STORY, PART THREE After the movie,

    we went back to my house to have a drink and hang out. As much as I wish I could remember our first kiss that night, it is a blur. I do know that we spent the whole night alternating between talking, laughing and making out. We did not make love that night, but fell asleep in...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I used to have another profile on here

    but I deleted it because I felt like I needed to at that time. This was almost 3 months ago. My old stories a lot of them are based on my husband, our arguing, resentfulness, fantasizing about hooking up with other people, I even kissed and touched someone else. I was sure I...
    stlmya stlmya 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Long story short, I flat out asked my hubby

    what's going on, does he have someone else... well we talked and I told him he keeps going into a shell and locks me out... he didn't know he was doing that.... one of our probs solved... he's actually talking to me, making jokes and being affectionate.... let's hope it stays...
    Samy27 Samy27 26-30, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Issues33 Issues33 41-45, F 10 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    tonight my husband and I had a romantic evening

    talking and kissing. we made love and it was wonderful for the first time in 6 years. it was sensual and our connection was amazing. I felt so loved and wanted. appreciated and acknowledge. he went slowly savoring everything. he is amazing. I love him so much.
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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