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I Am Over Forty and Married

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    DENIAL. ANGER. BARGAINING. DEPRESSION. ACCEPTANCE. High School Sophomore Year Health Class. The 5 stages of loss. "It doesn't necessarily always happen in this order, nor does it...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 1 Response Apr 1

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    I met him 36 years ago, he was 17, I was 15. We dated a couple of years and broke up, went our separate ways. I got married when I was 27, had 2 kids. After 22 years of marriage...
    SweetPeaLove SweetPeaLove 51-55, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 9 yrs in this relationship for over 20yrs, 3 kids... but I am in total love with woman.......
    ilovewoman1602 ilovewoman1602 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    He's married and far away from me. How I got in this situation ? I have no idea, all I know is it has to end somehow, both for me and for him. He's the most wonderful person I have...
    Yukino10 Yukino10 31-35, F 2 Responses 28 mins ago

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    To complicate matters, I am also married. But I am madly attracted to a male coworker. We are both married teachers and have adjacent classrooms. I've known him for four years and...
    Keeks1 Keeks1 41-45 Mar 26

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    I am married for 7 years with one lovely daughter. From day 1, I knew I can never give him the love that I had for my ex boyfriend whom I left because I thought he has someone. My...
    icanneverhaveu icanneverhaveu 26-30 Mar 27

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    I have been married for 5 years, together almost 10. I am 29 and met my husband the second day of college. I broke up with him several times before we got married but always went...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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      I'm a newbie here, however, while feeling lonesome once again on a weekend, I thought I'd see if there's someone else put there that share my problem. I have 3 older...
    Maurap Maurap 46-50, F Mar 22

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    I was married once and my marriage failed... quite miserably.. I have always thought that I am just one of those people who were never meant to be married; even from a very young...
    prettyredhead2650 prettyredhead2650 26-30, F Apr 4

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    How is it possible to be surrounded by people every day and yet feel so lonely? I got married 6 years ago and as scary and sad as it is, when I look honestly deep within myself, I...
    Lonelyskeptic Lonelyskeptic 26-30, M 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    ***This is Long, Please be Warned!**** Well, I’m stumped. I have been trying to figure out what is going on inside my head and my heart for the last year now. I still can’t...
    MINWILD MINWILD 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Been married for 2 years, together for 6. My husband and I separated in 2012 because of his drinking problem. During our separation, a friendship between me and another man...
    jcr0610 jcr0610 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I met my first true love in my second year of university. We dated for two years. He was wonderful, kind and thoughtful. I broke up with him, breaking his heart and mine in the...
    garcia78 garcia78 31-35 Mar 20

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    I have been married for 3 years and for the most part they have been wonderful and great. My husband is so amazing and sweet when I fell for him 6 years ago I knew he would be...
    anchoredwithher anchoredwithher 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yes, I had an affair with married man. I was married at the time too. My marriage was already crumbling but his is still going strong and I couldn't be any happier for him. I...
    lovehimdeeply lovehimdeeply 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    Next month will be a year I have been seeing my married man. Sometimes I go over the year and wonder how I really got here. Why am I dating a married man?? I never expected to fall...
    Lishadntplay Lishadntplay 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I am 23 and I used to work with this man, who I will call Todd, for over a year. I've known him for 2 years now. He is 35. Up until recently, he's been married for several years...
    ImJustMe81406 ImJustMe81406 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Hi, All - I've done virtual archaeology on the internet, trying to find an intelligent over-60 group to hang with online, sans the annoying 20&30somethings who mean well, but they...
    ThetaZoxo ThetaZoxo 56-60, F 38 mins ago

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    I have a boyfriend of 7 years. He has cheated on my throughout our whole relationship. I stayed because I loved him. Recently I've been seeing someone else. It's been going on for...
    Tyrea31 Tyrea31 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    My experience started a little over a year ago...my ex left me after 21 years of marriage and so with a hurt heart and a lonely disposition, I sought out a new mate...my addict. We...
    ACKKMK ACKKMK 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I had an affair with a Married Man. Its been an emotional roller coaster and I finally called it quits 3 months ago and I find myself missing him dearly. I was married as well...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I have about two people that I can tell my story, and just two. One is my best friend since middle school, and I've explained to her everything. The other is my younger sister, but...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am married too. After years of feeling neglected and resentful in my marriage, I set out to have some needs met and honestly, get some attention. But I had it in my head that I...
    newvome newvome 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I've been debating on posting or questioning anything about my marriage. I've been married for over 17 yrs and I can't say that we've had a bad marriage. My husband is wonderful...
    busymomof3 busymomof3 36-40, F 29 Responses Mar 24

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    Okay so I thought I might share some additional information about my situation. Like I said in the previous experience I have been married 22 years. Staying until my daughter...
    Therapy4therapist Therapy4therapist 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    My whole married life has been a challenge. I've been married for over 20 years and the urges to have a connection with another woman are consuming me.
    Kamon123 Kamon123 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ending my relationship With a married man. Feel like I'm getting my life back, never knew he was married until 2 years in . I was in love and stupid by then. I have a strong...
    charlotte61 charlotte61 51-55, F Apr 5

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    I know this is a story as old as the stars. So here I am. Surrounded by my three kitties who are probably the closest I will get to having children since I refuse to start a family...
    lnvisible lnvisible 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Been in love with him since i was 12 years old and i cannot get him outta my blood. Never stopped loving him. I love my husband too. I am so confused. We use to talk occasionally...
    amazonwoman1 amazonwoman1 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have been with my lover for over six years. We have a little boy now, he's about 19 months old. I think I will never ever be married. My heart sinks at the thought of it..I want...
    bunz610 bunz610 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have been married for 3 years, there have been a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs. I am 25 my husband is 27 we have a two year old boy. I don't know if its that both me and my...
    mylifesucks88 mylifesucks88 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Two biggest fears - fear of what others think of us and public talking. I overcame both by continually forcing myself to speak in public forums. I've found when I am passionate...
    venusdesire venusdesire 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Was in middle school stayed over at some buddies house their were six of us and we all started talking about sex and what we wanna do to someone and one thing lead to another and...
    str8hntr str8hntr 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yesterday :( I was at my friend and had to be at home at 3pm but I forgot and was home at quarter to 4. Mum was already waiting and I got a lecture about making her wait and all...
    xxjennixx xxjennixx 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    First let me say that I am the Man that is married to a wonderful woman and I was just recently initially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Reason I am on this post...
    Piercer7132 Piercer7132 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 2014- INTERNATIONAL MISTRESS DAY. Am I correct? On this day, his wife, or She, asked him in a rhetorical manner, if he saw me today, because it was the...
    PictureNoelle PictureNoelle 18-21 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I've been seeing this guy for over 5 months. He is married but not living with his wife. They have two children together. She uses the kids to get back at him for leaving her. She...
    Tyrea31 Tyrea31 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I cannot believe how hard it is to actually write this down. I mean I have all these thoughts in my head about what I feel and what I want to say and now that I have this time to...
    ronirockbottom ronirockbottom 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    My wife and I are just over a year of marrage, and i am sick of the way she treats me. I work so hard, i have a 48-hour weekly schedule. She thinks she can tell me what to/to not...
    MiserableandAbused MiserableandAbused 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Its one thing to always demand respect in the household,but its also based on a give and take type of thing...I live with my mother and her boyfriend who acts as if this house is...
    Natashachetty Natashachetty 22-25 Mar 24

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    My boyfriend of 3 1/2 years is married. Finally..finally...starting the divorce process. But I think its too late, I dont think I can deal with it anymore. So he was married...
    Marieflwr1 Marieflwr1 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I want to start by saying I love my husband very much. I am the only person that is in his life that he trusts. It's killing me inside to know that I want so badly to be with a...
    Lanet809 Lanet809 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    my mom keeps on telling me that she wants a grandchild so she told me to get married.. my best friends who's married and have kids also keep on telling me to have my own family...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F Mar 31

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    Well, we are not married but we are engaged. We have been together for four years. Our relationship was something people dream of having. We were the couple everybody envied and...
    kiley9 kiley9 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I married a man 24 years my senior. When we got married it was great at first. I was 20 and he was 44 years old. I felt very excited married to an older man. He treated me like his...
    Sexyshysweetie Sexyshysweetie 41-45, F 17 Responses Apr 5

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    anyone on here married over 30 years and lonely.. can make love but don't really like there spouse or feel connected with them? Nothing in common anymore and feel unloved out of...
    acountrylady acountrylady 51-55 11 Responses a week ago

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    I'm married to a wonderful woman. She cares about me, and I care about her. But I'm gay. She knows it; she's always known. She wants to make it work... I want to make it work too...
    qmaxfield qmaxfield 36-40, M a week ago

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    Where do I begin I will make this short, if you want to know more I will share my story to help others . So this is the short vision I was 19 when I fell in love with man, was...
    sue1960 sue1960 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    I have been married to a wonderful woman for over 20 years. I am bisexual with much more interest in men than women, but from the moment I met her, I felt such a strong attraction...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Strange as it might sound because I’m married with a child but I don’t think I’ve ever truly gotten over my first love. I guess I’m thinking about it more now as I’m not...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm not even sure how to put into words how I'm feeling at the moment. I have been with Ryan for 6 years and have been friends with him for 10 years. He injects meth multiple times...
    AudieM13 AudieM13 22-25, F Mar 21

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