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I Am Scared My Marriage Wont Last

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i m living a sexless marriage from last 1 year. am tired and frustrated with this
    marierosemario marierosemario 31-35, F Aug 8

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    I am scared of marriage, I almost hate it. It is because I do not want to form a scattered family, they are not even a family, they hate each other, I do not want to bring such...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Well. It is finally official. I am divorced! After all the craziness, after years of sexless marriage and emotional distance, after emotional and physical abuse, after having an...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I had unprotected sex two days ago I took plan b emergency birth control pills yesterday. He didn't come inside me I'm pretty sure. He pulled out but I'm still scared I thought I...
    misfitoutsider misfitoutsider 13-15, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hmm this week I've been adding stories to the experiences I've chosen since being a member on here. I've been adding each story one at a time.And so far it's been pretty straight...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 16 hrs ago

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    Hi. New here and posting fir the first time. Hoping it helps to vent. Married for 20 plus years. No physical contact in the last year. Only reset sex once every 3 or 4 months, at...
    Butitsallovernow Butitsallovernow 46-50, M 27 Responses Aug 2

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    Hello everyone. I've not been here in over a year. If you read my other two post then I can tell you that nothing has changed. Same S different day as they say. It is now my...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F 14 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm scared. I'm scared that I'm gonna be alone. Lately I've been feeling like I'm slowly going insane. I can't seem to focus on anything, and I can't find peace in anything. I...
    avehrp avehrp 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I'm sure we all have read the story of the guy who emailed his wife a spreadsheet of his failed attempts at sexual advances. I've read more than a few articles on the story...
    chuckdaly chuckdaly 36-40, M 10 Responses 11 hrs ago

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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 Jul 29

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    school starts in 5 weeks and i am scared, almost terified to go to school again .. my class is horible. There are about 22 people of which 12 are 'The popular group' and they do...
    HelloNovaa HelloNovaa 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I have therapy on Monday I don't know why I am scared but I am I don't know if my therapist is a man or a women for some reason girls don't like me that much I hope she or he is...
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    what if I never find the life I want for myself? What if I'm always lost and never find a sense of purpose or belonging. I'm really scared of being a failure and being lost for the...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Seems OT, i am drinking so it might be... this movie he says "its an island babe, if you didnt bring it here you wont find it here." Do you ever feel that way about your...
    sweetplumeria sweetplumeria 36-40 3 Responses Aug 5

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    There has been a lot going on the last couple of weeks. We are moving! Yay! But both of us have been slipping in our roles. We were supposed to do a disciple session about a week...
    LovingDDandHoH LovingDDandHoH 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    At risk of being hated, I admit I know the refuser's side. I was a virgin when I married the first time, ignorant of what the marriage bed entailed. I was young and scared and dumb...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Moving on: I am packing up my office and my home this week. I am moving out of state and starting a new job. ( I have posted part of this update a little earlier.) But a posting...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 7

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    Does anyone else notice a sharp increase in people who are NOT in sexless marriages that are jumping in to tell us all what we are doing wrong? Is there a troll convention in town...
    ImBatmanNow ImBatmanNow 51-55, M 17 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have no idea what's causing my incontinence, and so far, after just under a year of bringing this to my GP's attention, the only treatment they've given me is diapers! I hate...
    Valloric Valloric 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I've been married for 6 years and I'm dealing with a passionless marriage. My husband doesn't like sex, in truth he told me just the other night that he doesn't know how to be...
    bubblegum04 bubblegum04 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    If I veer an inch from the way my H is used to me acting or being or if I speak my mind without tailoring so as not to get him anxious, he acts like I'm irrational-he totally...
    bluegreenseascape bluegreenseascape 46-50, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    From what I'm reading here... The consensus is that quitting smoking sucks! There is nothing even mildly amusing right now and more poor kids are lucky the they are getting dressed...
    LovingDDandHoH LovingDDandHoH 36-40, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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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 15 Responses Jul 29

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    My boyfriend and I are moving in together soon and we're talking about marriage. I am scared that I am not going to be the wife that he wants because I'm not like his mom whom he...
    dn930 dn930 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The Finish Line … I left my marriage of 13 years a year ago this month. Legally, I am separated and in the process of finalizing the divorce. Emotionally, the last 12 months...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Bear with me because this may seem off topic, but it isn't. I've been recently thinking about death. Yesterday, my post sexless marriage lover had to put his beloved dog of 14...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Jul 26

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    Thanks to all the great feedback I’ve been getting here, I’ve been able to process a lot of what’s going on in my marriage. Most of it is simply about clarity rather than any...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 14

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    I got married at 16 and my husband was 26, and there were a lot of people that said it would never last. Although most of my family were supportive I know behind my back there...
    Redneckmom1992 Redneckmom1992 22-25, F 4 days 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 Jul 26

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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 7 Responses Jul 27

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    Ok so my weight kind of always been a thing that I wasn't really happy with. I like to stay within a certain range and for the most part I do. I'll go through a phase where I will...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I plan to tell my H that I want a divorce around the date of our anniversary. (Aug 16) He is still unaware of me knowing about his affair that has left our marriage sexless for the...
    SarahAnn46 SarahAnn46 36-40, F 22 Responses Aug 7

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    DONE as opposed to done. It kind of went like this. On holiday I was putting my stuff into 'my' room, we have not shared beds in years due to the SM and her crazy crap, that's...
    Endthegame Endthegame 41-45, M 27 Responses a week ago

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    I really want to be out of this marriage in 12 months time! Just scared that I won't have the courage or energy to do it.
    Inspireme1 Inspireme1 46-50, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    It has been one year tonight since I posted my first story on EP and it was in this forum. I thought I had married my best friend, and as such, I could save my marriage. I didn't...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 14 Responses 2 days ago

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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 Jul 24

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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 Jul 30

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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 14 Responses Jul 31

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    Hi Pretty bold of me to do this huh? Well I know what I want and I know what I'm ready for... and perhaps you are in the same boat? I'm 35 I've spent several years in long term...
    lakewood45 lakewood45 31-35 Aug 3

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