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I Am Over Forty and Married

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    I am very happily married and have been for well over 20 years. My husband and I have four kids together. I have two boys and two girls.
    femalenakedathome femalenakedathome 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My question is so what if I am married and being the other woman? I like to ride on the thrills and love to face challenges!! I am the other woman and He is the other man.. No...
    prettygoddess prettygoddess 26-30, F 3 Responses 53 mins ago

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    My husband and I started dating when we were back in high school as sophomores. He was a jock and I was attracted to that. When we graduated high school we broke up for a few...
    akahlig2 akahlig2 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I've been with my bf for 6.5 years now and we recently watched a documentary where this guy who filmed all these weddings goes back to the people years and years later and...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Well tonight I was drunk and my married man came to watch me shoot pool. (I'm I a pool league) of course his wife came with him since I'm friends with his wife. We were all talking...
    justthewayilikeit justthewayilikeit 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    August of 2014, will be 16 months since he walked out the door. Never leaving me with our boys to raise alone. Some ppl think I'm crazy for saying this, but I'm actually glad he...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    This is for all those married Baby Boomers who reach retirement age and decide to divorce. It appears that divorce is on the rise in our age group ages 50-68. They are calling...
    FirstZin FirstZin 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I was posting in the "Married but Lonely" section and have several posts there that give my perspective on my marriage. After being in that group for a while I realized through...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 7

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    Actually, I'm not a lesbian married to a man. Not anymore. But I wanted to share my story in this group so I can possibly give someone somewhere hope. Things can get better!!! I...
    thesupernurse thesupernurse 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I am 24. I've been married to my husband for just over 2 years. We have no children. We met in college, dated for only 6 months before getting engaged, and were married almost 2...
    swimcoachpro swimcoachpro 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I am not married, however I view my partnership with as much weight as a typical marriage and resources on the topic are limited, so here I am. While I at least have the benefit...
    opheliasodyssey opheliasodyssey 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Called the police last night. This day has been coming since 2 weeks after I married this "perfect" man. It started out with him getting "hung up" on little things. The sort of...
    DebC75 DebC75 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been married almost 20 years, to a man who I thought I'd be with for ever. The happiest day of live were being together. Before we met I didn't care if I died, then I loved my...
    katlance5 katlance5 41-45, F Jun 25

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    Ok...I'm a married mum who is in love with my ex. Who happens to be a woman. We had a relationship 10 years ago now and I fell COMPLETLY in love with her. It was also while I was...
    mummynumber1 mummynumber1 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    So my husband and I have been married for 3 years... it was kind of a quick wedding and courtship. I knew him only a year prior to us getting married AND he is German and asked me...
    livingfornothing livingfornothing 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I think that I am going to making more of my marriage posts in the "I am Married" group. I realized that although I feel lonely at times the general members that post in "Married...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    Before I start, this is going to be long. You have to know the beginning before you can understand the end. KARMA is a big word here so pls keep that in mind while reading...
    arwhap13 arwhap13 31-35, M a week ago

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    I met my husband my senior year of high school. I worked with his twin, and his twin introduced us. We started dating shortly after, and things were great. My now husband and I...
    derbygirl67 derbygirl67 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can't leave my house without getting upset. Everytime I hear music it reminds me of my ex. Everytime I smell perfume it reminds me of her. I need help because its tearing my life...
    BradleyAustin97 BradleyAustin97 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I've been married for almost 13 years, but it's technically been over for at least half of that. It really hit home to me tonight, how much I crave that bond that should be...
    PinkContessa PinkContessa 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 5

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    Hello I'm new to this site. I posted once prior, but I had no clue where I was in the situation. I'm a terrible writer and this is going to be long enough, so I'll jump right into...
    gator613 gator613 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I have been divorced for a little over a year from a man who had a destructive personality disorder and who had had an affair...and recently got the courage to start putting myself...
    hometowngirl211 hometowngirl211 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    2nd marriage. I am a REAL christian. I am alone in my marriage. Always being rejected. It has been almost 6 years. I tried to commit suicide 2 months ago. I took 50+ percocet. I...
    winterbutterfly winterbutterfly 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been married to the same man for over 50 years and he is still my lover and my best friend, I want others to know that this possible!
    darlingrose darlingrose 70+, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    well I want to start this by giving a little background about myself. My name is Courtney I'm 21 years old. I got married about 3 months ago and just over a month and a half ago my...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I met this guy two months ago and we fell head over heels in love. The only problem is that he has been married for 16 years and told me that he is getting his affairs in order...
    lovesick2014 lovesick2014 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Every woman should read the book "He's just not that into you"...of course it's not written for married people having affairs, but the basic rule still applies! I've been a fool...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Well ladies and gentleman it blew up in my face. We get here and we had a nice afternoon of me giving him exactly what he wanted. We had fun and played. It was nice just the way he...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm married - for too many years - but don't want to grow old alone. Not the best reason to stay in a marriage, I know. He is a nice man and I do wish I could love him the way he...
    RestlessMe1957 RestlessMe1957 56-60, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    I found out my husband had been having an affair and I left him. I had no desire to pursue anything with anyone else, because I knew I was vulnerable, & that I was still...
    RayMizae RayMizae 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm married to someone who will always choose his "music" and friends over his family. I'm constantly having inner conflict about our marriage.
    Mimi602 Mimi602 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    On 17th of April I met a guy on the street I was driving my car with my cousin and he was in his car beside me on the traffic stop sign , he asked me to stop and we started...
    sisikuci sisikuci 26-30, F Jul 11

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    I have been married to the same man for a little over Ten years. With dating and everything we've been together for almost 12. Problem is off and on I've always wondered if he was...
    Gdsgirl Gdsgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    It's been eight months since my wife told me about her affair and we are trying to work things out. She is distant and our relationship is rough. I know this is to be expected I...
    Rmoss73 Rmoss73 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    We have been married for 12 and together for 21. He has been injecting drugs for 5 years. He has been through rehab 3 times in the last 5 years. The last time was an absolute joke...
    raeanne77 raeanne77 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Do any other married but lonely people here feel emotionally paralyzed by the loneliness in your marriage? I do. It is not every single day but often enough to be significant to me...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    I want to be married but I don't really think I would be good husband. I have anxiety issues, temper issues and I will be joining the military. And military relationships don't...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been divorced twice. Marriage may be for some, but it was definitely not for me. At the beginning of my first marriage, I admit I did like being married, but that changed...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to get married at a young age. In the 18-21 range. I know that marriage is a really huge commitment and may seem like a strain because I'm you g and should live wild and...
    curvydavi curvydavi 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Any married men able to give my some advise on my distant married man and why he backed off?
    tc57 tc57 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well this guy... Is married and has two children with a wife and everything. His kids are 8 and 2 and he says him and his wife have agreed to divorce in two years when his youngest...
    miracle98 miracle98 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Been separated for over a year, my husband lives with someone else but was over the other day, tells me he loves me over and over, refers to me as his wife, kisses me for 20 mins...
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I am married and I have this theory. My theory is that the longer two people are married, the more likely they are to have different sex drives, causing a great influx of "I live...
    MarcRider MarcRider 46-50, M 10 Responses Jul 8

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    How do you know if it's really over? My husband and I relationship always consisted of "extreme moments"- when things are great they are head over heels great! In turn when...
    Ashante90 Ashante90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I never thought I would be here. When I fell in love with my husband 14 years ago I was the happiest woman. I had a man that would do anything for me. Surprised me with flowers...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Marriage is a curse. That's what it seems like now a days. As soon as you get married it seems all this fun and love just dies. You're bound by the law. I have no problem staying...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I know I'm young, but my mom got married younger than me and I want to engaged now for a few years and get married like 22 or 23. Then have a kid at 28 and one at 30. I know things...
    EvelynElf EvelynElf 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16