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I Am Not Sure If My Marriage Is Worth Saving

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    History Repeating Itself

      I have been married for about 9years to my husband. My two children are from previously failed relationships. Yesterday we visited my aunts house. We cooked out, and had a couple of beers. My 16year old , and 8year old were inside watching movies. A woman, my aunt knew...
    foxiest1 foxiest1 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    6 Yearsh

    I met my husband in high school. I've never been able to connect sexually though. He's sweet and treats me well, but his fantasies are too much for me. I have no desire to be sexual with him. I've had affairs, I always told my husband though. I haven't...
    tellie tellie 22-25 2 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    My Dilemma.

    It’s a long story and I know I just can’t get into all the minute details of my married life so please understand that this is a piece of the whole and not the entirety. First, I want to say that I do love my husband and I certainly don’t want to hurt him. Second, he and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    Update (To My Dilemma)

    My husband and I are talking divorce. We’ve been separated a couple of times in the past and if we separate again it’s going to be for good. Neither one of us is willing to do this limbo thing. He agreed to go to marriage counseling with me but we found out that our health...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    Venting...He Proved Me Right...The ALL Suck...All Of Them.

    don't even know if this is where I'm supposed to be posting or not. I'm just in a situation that's just confusing as hell. It really isn't all that confusing...really...I just need to wake up and see the writing on the wall...and ACCPET it. Accept it all. I'm sitting here sad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    Me A Coward?

    O.K. on Wednesday...I texted him that basically we need to accept that our marriage is over and move on...YEAH I KNOW...IT WAS VERY COWARDLY OF ME...I put that in my text too and apologized...I just could not seem to approach him and say the words without my voice trembling and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23, 2012

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    Seperation

    She is now far away, but will return. I feel uneasy for things will stay the same , even worsen. Grown stepchildren at home, two individuals that never accepted me. We co-exist. One is being released after years in prison, supposedly coming to live in a happy , loving family. I...
    ryksteman ryksteman 56-60, M Dec 27, 2011

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    Leaving This Group Today

    leaving this group today...i believe my marriage is worth saving ...hoping and praying that i don't have to revisit it again as a member anyway....thanks for all the support ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2012

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    No, I did not wait either to have sex before marriage. I started having sex when I was 16 and was on the pill at that time so I would not get pregnant. My mother made sure of...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've always been a play by the book sort and follow the rules sort ( eye roll) you know a so called good girl .....school marriage babies that's what I was shooting for ... Came...
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    I have always had a picture of my honeymoon night all planned in my head. i have always wanted to surprise my husband with a gift that god had given me. i am not a girl that is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 3

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    Roy Moore calls for 'Biblical marriage' at Texas rally AUSTIN, Texas — About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call...
    FindMeIAmYours FindMeIAmYours 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am not sure if anyone noticed, but I really don't like daylight savings time and feel personally attacked by the Government for having to do this.
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    It's a shame marriage is looked down on and viewed in this way, any relationship is a risk and many end in divorce but for me, being married is something I have always wanted. It...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    The idea of waiting till marriage always seemed perfect to me. But I knew that it would probably never happen that way. My boyfriend and I will be together for 4 years next month...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    I have been with my husband for almost 6 years. 3 of those years we've been married. It at all started like a fairy tale we were head over heals in love! Our first year we got...
    sadblueyes88 sadblueyes88 26-30, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    So my lover says she can't be the "shadow woman" anymore, but WOW did we ever create some seriously amazing memories in 4 1/2 months of finally seeing each other after nearly 2...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Laying here to Marvin Gaye sing "Just To Keep You Satisfied" the track before this song is called "You Sure Love To Ball". The latter song was my love life for 30 years. Now...
    tomthumb1974 tomthumb1974 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    The really great thing about the first day of daylight saving time, losing that hour of sleep lets cocktail time on Sunday start an hour earlier !
    pablo1942 pablo1942 70+, M Mar 8

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    Today I feel thankful, I guess I woke up on the right side of the bed. These types of marriage screw with your mind so much that you never seem to be in the same mindset. You're...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 17 Responses Mar 12

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    I am more of a saver than a spender. I enjoy saving money because it's always nice to have. You never know when you might need money right away.
    Rippie Rippie 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    In the past, I spent a considerable amount of valuable time ruminating about my frustration with my lack of connection re SM or STBX. I was jealous about what I wished I had. It...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    So it's been a while since we have been back at dd. Since November 2013 actually. We had to move in w/ a friend after our rental was foreclosed on, and weren't able to do it there...
    girvingtree girvingtree 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I feel so utterly rejected by my husband. In so many waya he is such a nice man, he is caring and thoughtful. the constant rejection of me sexualy has throw off my whole sense of...
    lovedbutlonley lovedbutlonley 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 11

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    I wish I did wait.... The guy wasn't worth it but you live and you learn
    CiaraBangBang CiaraBangBang 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    I lost my virginity when I was 15. I wouldn't say it was a fairytale or even my boyfriend. Like you I felt I was missing something in my life. I did it purely for the experience...
    heishell heishell 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like I'm at a stand still. Things aren't going well but we don't have good communication. We are both unhappy. We have kids and financial responsibility. We can't just pick...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Good evening --- I however AM HAPPY IN MY MARRIAGE. This post is in response to the countless women that are unhappy in their marriages. Many wives lament and languish that they...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 7

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    Married 25 years with three kids (25, 23, 21). I have been living in a sexless marriage (meaning zero sex) for the past 6 years, touchless (meaning zero touch) for the past 3 years...
    acceptingmediocrity acceptingmediocrity 56-60, M 8 Responses Mar 9

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    I am no longer sure if I still am in love with him or just comfortable and love him like a bestfriend. If I leave him I don't have much family and the ones I have I'm not really...
    kclayne kclayne 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Sexless Marriage Help | The best online way to rejuvenate a marriage : Power of Two Marriage The first step in getting sexless marriage help is to understand the problem. Here’s...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    At what point do you give up? When do you finally say I've had enough of feeling alone. You build a life, kids, house, good jobs. You seem to have everthing and from the outside...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 9 Responses Mar 6

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    I CANNOT BELIEVE WHAT I AM READING... I have read so many stories of sexless marriages on here.. No intimacy! I am so sorry for many of you. I was treating my spouse very similar...
    KeraJo75 KeraJo75 36-40 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have never been married, but I do know if relationship does finally end it will most likely happen at the worst time. When you are already married, that's why I don't want to get...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 13

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    There's a member that posted a story on marriage, loss of intimacy and love and divorce. In the end the husband realizes how he neglected his wife, how much he still loves her and...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F Mar 3

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    I not only feel worthless, I am worthless. I have no skills or talents, I can't stand being around anybody, and nobody can stand being around me for more than 5 minutes. My mother...
    dissapointinglife dissapointinglife 31-35, M Mar 5

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    I lost my virginity to a boy I had only met 4 days before. Ans I can happily say I do not regret it. I was on a cruise over Christmas break, I met him on Christmas in Barbados; it...
    doc15 doc15 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 7

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    interesting turn of events that little did I know was going to happen at lunchtime yesterday.... I am writing this with SleplessKnights last couple of posts in mind ,,,about...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I'm not worth it. people come into my life and try to change my perspective, but they just make it worse, they hurt me. not all of them, but some of them. I'm just not worth...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Mar 8

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    I have a sexless marriage and the marriage is working. It is because my wife and I have experienced lack of sex, knowledge or practicing it but in different ways and places. So we...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 8

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    So everyone asks me once they find out I'm in a sexless marriage why I married this person to begin with. Well, honestly, we were two people who had both been single for a long...
    PenelopeAnne PenelopeAnne 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    Want to try for baby #3 but hubby keeps changing his mind and right now we are having a sexless marriage
    Natibabii1289 Natibabii1289 22-25, F Mar 12

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