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I Am Scared My Marriage Wont Last

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    We Often Joke About Divorce But Lately Im More Serious About It..

    IM SO FRUSTRATED THESE DAYS. I REALLY THOUGHT THINGS WOULD BE BETTER.. AND THEY ARE IF U SEE IT FROM A DIFF POINT OF VIEW.. LET ME SAY THAT I REALLY DO LOVE MY HUSBAND OF 3.5 YRS (TOGETHER 8). BUT IM STARTING TO SEE THAT THIS LOVE IS THE KINDA OF LOVE U HAVE FOR A FAM MEM. LIKE...
    drakent21 drakent21 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2010

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    FEELING Scared and Alone

    WHERE DO I BEGIN?  I KNOW I NEED TO COMMUNICATE WITH SOMEONE ABOUT MY FEELINGS OR I FEEL I WILL SIMPLY CONTINUE TO GET MORE AND MORE DEPRESSED. I HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 10 YEARS, THE LAST 5 YEARS I HAVE FELT MY HUSBAND AND I DRIFTING FARTHER AND FARTHER APART.  I HAVE...
    loneliness loneliness 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 4, 2007

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    Will My Marriage Survive the Storms?

    I finally found my soul mate and we just married last christmas eve, but already there are major issues. i have two boys, ages 9 & 11 and he has a boy age 10 who has adhd.  we can't agree on one single thing as far as discipline goes for the kids.  he's too tough...
    randynserena randynserena 31-35, F 5 Responses May 4, 2007

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    Is Love Enough?

    my husbands philosophy is that if you dont talk about it, the problem doesnt exist...yeah, ok. i dont htink i was his type from the beginning. i was "thick." i got the impression that he usually dated petite girls. i'm 5'10 and big boned. i will never be petite..lol. i...
    ktsm0m ktsm0m 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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    2 Many Involved

    I am so scared my marriage won't last do to the constant meddling of my husbands family. Since we started dating there has been tension, comments, lies, insults, and rumors generated by his family. I don't know if it is because they feel I am taking him away or if it is because...
    babyblueshorty2003 babyblueshorty2003 21-25, F 6 Responses May 3, 2007

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    Dont Be Nice.... They Will Appreciate Nasty

     Firstly and most importantly the " outlaws " are not treating you horribly because you are you or indeed they are afraid of loosing their son, brother.  It is irrelevant who you are and what is more,  this is exactly how they want you to think. They...
    ANNIEB1234 ANNIEB1234 36-40, F Oct 24, 2009

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    So recently I have been sort of seeing messages

    my husband is sending to this other woman. Not that he is cheating on me or anything like that... BUT he has been deleting what he is writing to her as I have on two occasions now caught a glimpse of a few messages. I'm a little concerned that he is divulging all our marriage...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    Day seven of our romantic vacation and still no passion. Well I'm thinking about giving up on this relationship. We ( my wife of 9 years and myself) have had three nights to our...
    HenryMiller04 HenryMiller04 46-50, M 23 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm feeling a little stuck... I did go and get my things from the apartment. I'm paying bills on my own (well, buying time on credit for now, really. I have a prospective job...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    so i guess my marriage is going to come to an end , my wife and i had a huge fight this morning , it was the first time in 13 years that ive yelled at her , to be honest i dont...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 16 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    arghhh last year i attempted to pass my ccna exam and i failed, i was in so much pressure and i am not blaming any one else it was hard for me because every body was expecting me...
    furmal furmal 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone. I am 24 and I got married two years back. It was an arranged marriage. Don't be shocked, they're pretty common in my country. Yes, I'm in a loveless marriage. I don't...
    ashleo8 ashleo8 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Worst moment of my life .. I was 17 when lost my virginity to a guy who was one of my brother friends. it lasted like 3 mins although it didn't hurt much i cried cause the thought...
    danyel92 danyel92 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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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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    Am a Woman In a Sexless Marriage I Pretend - I fake to get along with my husband ..... I would try to talk to him about why there is no sex in our marriage ... I complained...
    Asianblue Asianblue 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    Almost a month out post divorce. I didn't realize how much you could cram into one month. So overall I would say I am feeling stagnant, however the outside world may see progress...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 10 Responses Jul 7

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    recently i was in a serious car accident , and of course it has been very traumatic and this is a time more than ever that i need my wife to be there for me to provide some love...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 19 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ok here goes. I've been married for 2 wonderful years so far to an amazing man who I know worships the ground I walk on... Our sex life has gone from 3/4 times a week to now at...
    ebonygold ebonygold 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    The Best of Days; The Worst of Days (Or, Long-Winded Update) I haven't posted much in here in a while, so here's the general update: For those who don't know, I separated from...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 17

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    Marriage is a total trap for men. Like a lot of people, this experience starts with a relationship between 2 people, then life happens. Anyhow there's these 2 people, they...
    carpediemer carpediemer 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hi guys ...well lets see its been 3 years since i left my ex ...ive been with the guy im with now 2 years....and the sex was good.....but here lately ive been seeing the same...
    Hopefinding3 Hopefinding3 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 2

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    Last week we had our 18th anniversary. My wife asked me what to do on that day. And I had this idea with 18 stops. My idea was to present each other a surprise or task for each...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    its been 189 since the last time , i feel like a prisoner , making hash marks on a wall , just counting down the days now .. really no prospects in sight for it , she holds ALL...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    So my friend Haylin just turned 13. And she talks to grown men (in their 20ies) and she sexts with them. And she introduced me to this man, Angel (he's 22) and I've known him for...
    Cassandra13Park Cassandra13Park 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I know it's stupid of me to use random chatting but I did. I chatted with some people and one of them asked me where I live. I lied and told him Singapore but then he guessed the...
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    (Repost...EP BLOCKED my first story) I stumbled upon EP the latter part of last year, and I've been a fairly frequent lurker ever since. It has taken me quite some time to...
    Insearchofmenow Insearchofmenow 31-35 4 Responses Jul 22

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    My college sweetheart and I have been married 21 years and we have three children (11-20). My wife desires no sex. I pay very close attention to and meet her needs in all other...
    NoTalkJustDo NoTalkJustDo 41-45, M 10 Responses Jul 13

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    the perfect way to describe my wife is a line from a Police song Synchronicity part II , "mother chants her litany of boredom and frustration , but we know all her suicides are...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 13 Responses Jul 15

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    I am 65 and my wife is 62. We have been together for over twenty years and married for six. I love my wife very much and tell her so frequently. We are compatible and agreeable in...
    worksforme2 worksforme2 61-65, M 16 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 29, married for 5 years, 2 beautiful kids. Unfortunately like most here I live in a sexless marriage. I have for several years. Now some will say, your young and just not happy...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 15 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm terrified my mom is going to get a check-up at the doctors soon and I'm just so scared that she's gonna be diagnosed with cancer I've been crying for about 20 minutes now...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Let me start by saying this. If you are so miserable in your own marriage that you feel justified in having an affair with another person who is also married, thereby ruining that...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I have spent the last several months debating on whether or not to talk to a good friend about my marriage. I finally opened up and told her how I have been denied/refused for...
    gardinel gardinel 36-40, F 16 Responses Jul 2

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    I am in my third marriage. Curious how things go, my first one ended because my wife refused sex almost all the time. to the point of being intolerable. The stories I read here, i...
    marcz7 marcz7 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 4

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    i can hardly even think about it without crying. I feel it now. The hot tears running down my face. Ill have to hide it. From my parents. From my friends. From everyone. This is...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Sort of an update to my situation. But I'm sure it's not anything new to many of us who have been here for a while. For the record, I'm aware of my options, and the following isn't...
    angryspartan angryspartan 36-40, M 12 Responses Jul 18

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    Telling the Kids Yesterday, we told the kids we were getting a divorce. Five of our six kids (who range in age from 15 to 27) gathered at home for a “family meeting”, and my...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 35 Responses Jul 21

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    Failure to Recognise RealityWhen I first came to EP, like most others, I claimed my marriage was great bar the sex. I even said that before my ex and I were married we couldn&rsquo...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm scared of not finding someone who will love me and ending up in a marriage like my parents where they don't even like each other, but can't divorce each other because of us...
    myanonsecrets myanonsecrets 18-21, F Jul 9

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    In an effort to make a long story short, I will sum up by saying that I have been married to my husband for 11 yrs and we started dating in high school 15 yrs ago. We had our first...
    Jme0925 Jme0925 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My husband has become extremely self absorbed over time. He's always been a little selfish and it seems to ebb and flow, but the last few months it's become exponential. Everything...
    lovebeingmama lovebeingmama 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    My AF boyfriend recently proposed to me and i said yes but where he is gone all the time i feel like we are growing apart. I feel like i am single all the time. Btw, i have never...
    Bri7 Bri7 18-21, F Jul 15

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    i think ive figured out my wife might be having an affair ... what a b**** , for everything i have done for her , and for all the crap i have taken from her , im not sure but i...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    The chamber is empty, all the bullets have been fired, and the marriage has breathed it's last! I've got no shortage of dates and fun and friends, I wake up every day smiling, no...
    Gearcynic Gearcynic 31-35, M 11 Responses Jul 17

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    Seeking Therapy I’ve made my first step. I am seeing a therapist. This is not to try and repair my sexless marriage. I have realized that my sex life, the passion, the lust...
    Adam4Eve Adam4Eve 46-50, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    So I'm still in my 'stormy' phase (I'm likening my ups and downs of sexual importance to a baby App called the wonder weeks! Stormy developmental phases and sunny happy phases...
    Waterlanding Waterlanding 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Okay, so I was on here a few days ago and told a little about my situation and history. Most people were harsh and judgmental towards me when I admitted to being the one who...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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