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I Am Not Sure If My Marriage Is Worth Saving

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Pretty sure mine just ended tonight. **** it! Message me & we can have some fun!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 hrs ago

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    I really don't know if it's worth it. I feel so depressed and don't want to do anything. I know I need to talk to someone that understands, but is it even worth it? It takes too...
    Chloe813 Chloe813 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I think there are different cases in long distance marriages. I believe the emotional challenges is different even though they are all "long distance marriages". The list below...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    My husband and I have been together for 8 years and we have many issues like trust, loyalty, infertility, and respect and problems with crazy in-laws. Yes I know these are big...
    NotSoConfident123 NotSoConfident123 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Marriage is a religious institution. The government shouldn't be in the business of giving out marriage licenses. The government should only be giving out Civil Unions. If you want...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just wanted to say goodbye to everyone here. I will remain in the group just to check back on stories and the many people I have chatted with. I am no longer in a sexless marriage...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 17 Responses 2 days ago

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    You can learn a lot about a man by his perception of marriage. Somen think of marriage is a government conspiracy, another man can think marriage is only good for having sex with a...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've never been very fond of marriage. No, my parents never got married. No, I didn't really want them to get married nor did I not want them to. I think I just realized after...
    lunarrose123 lunarrose123 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    What is the worth of a woman? What is the worth of a person? A person is not just a means to an end, but an end unto themselves, so their worth is not all the good they can do...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    We had 'the chat' last night. It was difficult to express how I felt. I didn't want to hurt him. Divorce was not discussed but laid everything out on the table. Seems that he...
    CupidBowLips CupidBowLips 36-40, F 22 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Poignancy Of Love The majestic beauty of this enchanted place stands pale in its comparison to thee crested in a night of armor a simple wanderer of the truth in a deathly...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    you ever think you met someone that cares and after a while you start to realise they don't...there's only one person in my life that hasn't done that to me...my saving grace even...
    vamp1r3 vamp1r3 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    What I have to come realize in my sexless marriage is it is not the sexual acts per se that I miss most, but it is the intimacy and connection that comes before/during/after sex...
    rustyblueday rustyblueday 46-50, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    One man, one woman. No sex until marriage. Traditional Christian vows including "to love, honor and Obey" for brides. Husband as undisputed head of the family and sole provider...
    MrsAshleyR MrsAshleyR 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I thought sex was like a ***** (obviously), and I remember trying to give it as hard and fast to a girl as possible. That was hilarious in hindsight. Oh, and I lasted like 15...
    lajohnnyguy2 lajohnnyguy2 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    She came over for three nights and two days. She snuggled with me as much as she could, told me she loved me a thousand times, dropped rose petals on my bed, bought a special "I...
    BinaryBill BinaryBill 61-65, M 4 Responses Feb 3

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    It's not a religious reason. Its just my reasons. My choice to wait till marriage. That's all
    Mars000 Mars000 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I have been married 18 years. 2 Kids. Can count on both hands how many times we have had sex in the past decade. We've been to therapy twice. We have had hard conversations. I have...
    rustyblueday rustyblueday 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 31

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    Tired but I cant sleep. Feeling honest but I can't seem to describe what I feel. What matters in my life? I've been ramping up to start since I was born but even if I do, will it...
    joshsmith868 joshsmith868 22-25 1 Response Jan 31

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    I grew up with a father who could not fathom how men cheated on their wives. I heard him say multiple times, "It's not that hard to be faithful." He set up boundaries for himself...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    How can someone not want to have sex with their girlfriend on occurring circumstances. I try my hardest to put off gestures to make sex happen , but he is never in the mood. It's...
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 28

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    I just want to share. I joined this place after two years of struggles in my marriage. I have gone by various names in here : Thedarkenedshadow Dsop Some people have followed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 27

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    There's this guy I had a crush on and I ended up hooking up with him. He doesn't want ANYONE to know, like he's being anal about it, even parking far away from my house so my...
    Letterbomb365 Letterbomb365 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    Interesting watch. I am sure there are some exceptions, but still food for thought.https://www.ted.com/talks...
    babalulu babalulu 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Pulling the trigger Our marriage is over. Not only could you poke me with a fork, the thing that is being poked is now charcoal. A pneumatic drill couldn't poke it. My husband...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 12 Responses Jan 25

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    Chumps I recently found a web site that gives advice to chumps. "Chumps" people who wake up one day finding their partner has been unfaithful. The Chump wisdom she gives to the...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    hey there , I am Frank. i,m from new berry . 3 months backs i was so tired from the daily issues i was having at my marriage front . Everyday we tried to give our relation a new...
    franklampard14 franklampard14 31-35, M Jan 25

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    Back in my young and single days, before I married and had kids, I used to frequent the nightclubs with my friends and dance the night away. I love dancing, plus I am a social...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 25

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    my husband and i have been together for 30 years. in the last two years i found out he was cheating on me with someone he knew when they were 15. i gave him divorce papers signed 4...
    jaws92 jaws92 46-50, F 12 Responses Jan 24

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    Irritated I am not sure how I feel about this. My ex husband is getting married again. I actually feel pretty good about that. Apparently my kids "new mommy and little sister" (as...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I need some advice please. A friend has been in a 20 year relationship (no kids, not married). Six of those years have been sexless and loveless. Lots of damage was done and now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 23

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    So I was part of the sexless marriage group from 2008, I have now been divorced for almost a year. At the time I finally decided on a divorce he was seeing 8 other women, some...
    spiderb spiderb 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Well, the storm is over. We're in councilling, my wife is getting medical help. My sister-in-law is living with us, looking after my wife. It's almost as if nothing had happened...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M Jan 23

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