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I Am Over Forty and Married

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    I don't think he's going to leave her. Today, after much soul searching, I put my foot down. I've read these blogs over the last few months and thought to myself that I would be...
    LiveandLearn2015 LiveandLearn2015 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My wife asked me a while ago if I would've married even if my parents didn't like her. I said, "Yeah, I would. I follow my heart, not theirs." Then she said, "Okay, now ask me...
    KarlKadaver KarlKadaver 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's finally over......the first breath I took after saying these words was like a breath of resurrection to my soul.....It's over....I'm free......is it too late to be who I want...
    sevengirlchild sevengirlchild 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    I married my prince charming yesterday! Today we travel to Houston and tomorrow morning we board a plane for the Caribbean. I jokingly said to my mother that I don't know what I...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 13 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm just afraid I'll marry the wrong person and have to get divorced. I only want to get married once.
    MrOwl77 MrOwl77 18-21, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I owe you a dance I shake my head in silent reproach. once upon a time in my youth I danced with wild abandon. fueled by far too much to drink and no inhibitions. And once, with a...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    It was a fear I just could not overcome. I overcame stage fright by becoming a male ********, and I overcame my fear of heights through adrenaline activities like skydiving and...
    uppercut uppercut 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    Just got back from a 5 day vacation with my husband, 3 of which included his father and stepmother. (I invited them and actually really like both of them, to the point the...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I have run out of steam with my marriage. When I look at my husband I still see an attractive man and feel some love so I am finding it hard to leave. He is not the father of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel I was happier before I got married. I had a great 16 month gap from my now husband. We got married almost five years ago. We currently have 3 children. It just seems like...
    LonelyHoneyEyes003 LonelyHoneyEyes003 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    His mother's 80th birthday party up at the family cottage. When we discussed it last month at dinner we had decided on going up just for the day because there would be no room for...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am just sitting here, drinking wine and crying. I've had enough. I am a very attractive woman not considered attractive enough to have sex with by my husband. He is a liar...
    cheshca cheshca 26-30, F 43 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been married for four years, we have been together for 6. We initially met when I was separated from my ex-husband, which was a very abusive unhealthy marriage. When my...
    Notintomyelf Notintomyelf 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's funny where life takes you sometimes. You can meet one person who can change the entire course of your life. Would you be willing to give up your future goals, give up seeing...
    Milesaway3 Milesaway3 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Very happily married! It's amazing how well we go together. We're both a little nuts in our own way. I'm a hothead and he tolerates me somehow. He's even helped me become a better...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a 58 year old woman who is married to a, ah, how do I describe him. Nice guy when you meet him in a bar, where he spends most of his time if he doesn't find a 'jack of all...
    Debneedshelp Debneedshelp 56-60, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Listen what´s happened to me: I was married to a man, who always left me immediately after marraige for months, then he came back for some weeks and left me again. AFTER my...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am married, I am married. I AM MARRIED. Time to take few steps back and get my head straight.
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    He's so awesome and I couldn't be happier. When I was growing up I was afraid to get close to someone because I thought they would judge me and tell me I'm weird since I have...
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I apologize in advance if this is all over the place. I married a serial cheater who also happens to be the most amazing father to our children. I found out he was cheating when I...
    question253 question253 41-45, F a week ago

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    I feel I've been fighting this battle since just after we became married. My husband and I cannot communicate. He's being an idiot and I don't think I can carry on with our...
    Mmsf Mmsf 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I was in denial about being a lesbian. I married my best friend, I think a lot of the reason, I was subconsciously trying to find a "normal family." 2 months after getting married...
    michellebella46 michellebella46 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    We got married last year. I met him when we were 15. Best friends for 3 years, then i became pregnant and the father ran. My best friend stepped up to take care of me. We lived...
    UkuladyPDX UkuladyPDX 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    how to get over him, the affection we have is inseperable, we are in love, our feelings are so natural but our circumstances, we forced ourselves to go in seperate ways. its...
    ambreen22s ambreen22s 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I Love my husband, we have sex, I'm attracted to him, the sex isn't always fantastic but I enjoy it.. we have a child, (but we're currently having fertility treatments).. I've...
    Xocharlee Xocharlee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm married & have a beautiful daughter who is 11months. I appreciate all that my husband does for us. He works until late so we don't get to spend much time together. The only...
    salvi72 salvi72 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 20

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    Someone talked about photo storage and how to be super discreet with text messages. I talk with my former AP all the time. Even though our affair is over, we still remain friends...
    atlantalady1101 atlantalady1101 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    How long have you been married post disclosure? How old are you and your wife? How long have you been married? Do you have children? We were married 6 years post disclosure before...
    newlyout newlyout 31-35 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have been married to my beautiful wife for twenty years. She stole my heart a long time ago. We grew up as kids in the same small town. I really noticed her for the first time at...
    jjohnnyboy jjohnnyboy 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I will move on from this hurt you caused me. The pain that grows like a vine in my heart will no longer be there. When someone says her name, instead of feeling sad and ashamed, I...
    CandyCrushers CandyCrushers 36-40, F Jul 16

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    I was in a relationship where both of us were married. I ended it almost 2 months ago after his wife found out. I also decided at that time to tell my husband, as the guilt ate...
    meok12 meok12 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    This QUESTION is ONLY for married men over the age of 25. .. You've been married several years & you're been neglecting your wife, she tells you that she's lonely & you pretty...
    dandylion7 dandylion7 41-45, F 20 Responses Jul 15

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    Hi everyone. I have been up all night beside myself and looking for answers when I came across this site and I'd like to share my current story. I was recently cheated on by my ex...
    LostandConfusedJJ LostandConfusedJJ 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am getting married 13th August 2016 and booked it paid deposits and chose my nephews as page boys. Now all of a sudden my nephews dad is getting married the day before me and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I am a gay married man to a wonderful woman. I came out to her a few years ago, I thought that our marriage was over because of it but it has made us closer. My wife is my best...
    dnd95 dnd95 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I listen to Stereophonic's "Find My Way Home" all the time. That same song. It's the first CD in my car stereo, first track on the album.. I listen to it on my way to work. Because...
    domesticgypsy domesticgypsy 46-50, F Jul 12

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    We've been married for 19 years. I don't know if we will make it to 20. I want to be married to my wife: she is a sweet person and we have kids. She loves them dearly and so do I...
    jaybles7879 jaybles7879 41-45, M 6 Responses Jul 12

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    The choices I've made have tumbled down upon me. I am in my 2nd marriage and I'm miserable. I've always known I was gay. I came out to my parents at 18. It went horribly. My Mother...
    Brit2015 Brit2015 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I'm nearly 40, married to a lovely woman for over a decade. We have two wonderful kids. I love my wife and haven't cheated her and no plans for that either. Never been with men bar...
    Nutgrover Nutgrover 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 11

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    been crying all night. so he has is Co workers convince I have issues and I'm acting crazy.. because i stood up to him yelled on top of voice, curse, threw things . I exploded and...
    PhoenixGoddess PhoenixGoddess 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    For the past three years my husband has been contract working overseas. I asked him to come home. He came back for six months barely talked to me or did anything with us as a...
    ellebean15 ellebean15 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 11

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