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I Am Scared of My Marriage Failing

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    I Am Scared of My Marriage Failing...

    ...and I haven't even met my husband yet.
    FiendFyre FiendFyre 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    I Failed At Two Of Them...................

    and I'm still alive. If the marriage fails, it fails for a number of reasons and it's best to get that out in the open than keep it bottled up in fear. Failure is just that, something that didn't work. It's nothing to be ashamed of, nothing to feel stigmatized by, besides, if...
    lightpainter lightpainter 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    Falling Apart

    I've just read my husbands Facebook. For years he's been flirting and making arrangements to meet women I didn't even know existed. Didn't even know he had Facebook. I've had a feeling things weren't right for about a year now, but he kept telling me I was paranoid. I'm probably...
    Ihateironing2 Ihateironing2 41-45 4 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    I Can Never Do Or Says Things Right

    To behonest I am the problem in the marriage. I am a negative thinker that is getting out of hand and this is spiraling ino my marriage. I keep causing stress when there shouldn't be any. The problem is I keep thinking we have a money/bill problem when we don't. I just start...
    Forshee Forshee 31-35 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Lost, And So Soon

    I am not sure what to do anymore about my marriage. We've been married 3 months and been together since the day we met almost 2 years ago, I know, not very long. He finally found a job he loves and its overnight, I just lost my job so now its just him making the money. He...
    Jan 18, 2013

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    My Marriage Is Failing

    My husband is emotionally abusive. We do not talk about anything. He spends hours in the study watching movies on the computer. He yell at us when he speaks and he spends very little time with the children. I am afraid to leave because of financial reasons. He refuses to get...
    nonamesleft nonamesleft 36-40 2 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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    Confused

    I had the perfect marriage until my husband found someone else to confide in. At first I was OK with the new found friendship at work.It seemed harmless. Then I started noticing that my husband who hates talking on the phone was always on the phone. He claimed he was just helping...
    messedupbigtime messedupbigtime 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2008

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    New Marriage Possible Failure?

    My husband and i just got married and well we are both young and with him levaing for the first 10 months of our marriage i'm not sure it's going to last.
    mommy2be mommy2be 16-18, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    Mine Is Slipping Away

    my husband just left me two weeks ago....not sure if he will come back....he gives me no info other than he is trying to work through some things and that he doesn't know if he can get over the hurt.  i have changed the things he complains about...yet he won't come back to...
    swtz69drmz swtz69drmz 36-40 1 Response Jan 16, 2008

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    Hapa/ Kia Kaha- Stay Strong

    I help out the adaptive paddling every third Saturday. In Honolulu, Hi on the Other side of the Island called Lanikai/Kailua Beach Park. We members participate and take children/adults from all over to get some recreation time to paddle. It is fun when ever your in Hawaii come by...
    deliciouse62 deliciouse62 46-50, F Mar 17, 2012

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    really don't want to fail more than I already have. midpoint is so soon. ahhhh.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    The tide is high but I'm holding on I'm gonna be your number one I'm not the kind of girl who gives up just like that Oh no ..................... Song by Blondie that my brain...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Last nights update: We both worked, but there was communication through text while apart. (Not my favorite medium for conversation so I kept it light) Gave her a link to...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    And the jig is up. Got my lawyer consult scheduled for this afternoon via phone, but then get a text 20 mins ago from the wife: "OMG did you read this email on my computer...
    HopefulDude HopefulDude 36-40, M 9 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Well, I don't live in a SM anymore. I left him 1-year ago today. I'm still sexless (not for the whole year) but that's now my choice as opposed to a symptom. Choice feels way...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Higher love. And baser desires. I'm still kinda dwelling on my h's explosion at me last weekend. One of the things he told me was the 'he fell in love with my mind'. Which is...
    elkclan elkclan 41-45, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I went to a marriage where there was the good times but in the last it was a sexless marriage it was them I was abandoned. Left alone. Battled depression. Got counseling was hoping...
    sunney55 sunney55 46-50, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Living in Japan, my experience may be slightly different than a lot of you... I've been married for 8 years, she got pregnant before we were married, and since then, I can count...
    griker42 griker42 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have married with someone that i'm not so sure to marry with. I met him after i broken heart with ex boyfriend. I liked him and felt happy with him, and was very happy when he...
    Paisley1515 Paisley1515 31-35, F Oct 4

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    I'm living alone since December. I was ok I thought but it's getting harder. I feel scared in the house at night. My neighbours were broken into and that was when I started...
    seattlebabe76 seattlebabe76 36-40 10 hrs ago

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    The last time I got soo attached to someone, I ended up hurting myself and not realizing it. I would litterally do anything to keep him around even though he treated me like...
    dandanbear dandanbear 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    This is a topic that a lot of people have opinions on. I didn't wait until marriage & I'm not even planning on getting married for a long time. I was 14 when I lost my virginity. I...
    kaitybobaityxo kaitybobaityxo 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have exhausted all efforts to reason with my wife about our marriage. In my hopelessness I am turning to Jesus, and he has enlightened me how to approach the subject with my...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 15 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    How do your religious/moral convictions affect how you handle your SM? I am pretty new here, so forgive me if the topic has already been covered. I understand the three typical...
    DoeEyed DoeEyed 31-35, F 8 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My therapist taught me a trick I consider to be pretty damn valuable in these types of dysfunctional marriages. Emotions are all over the place, communication is more effective...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - My STBX and I had the most constructive conversation yesterday about the financial aspects of our divorce. It was just us - no lawyers - and we...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Feeling completely alone in a marriage may be the worst feeling ever...if I am feeling this way, certainly he must. Right? The woman is a reflection of the mans love and desires...
    dancingsunz dancingsunz 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I miss touch. I mean, I really miss being touched. The kind of touch that conveys intimacy and a real personal affection with someone special. I no longer fantasize about sex...
    EmbraceMe68 EmbraceMe68 41-45, F 27 Responses Oct 8

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    The clock is almost reaching midnight here. My brain is still so active of thinking about my life. Yes, I am still in my sexless marriage. You could say I am cowered to make the...
    Raisingup Raisingup 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 11

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    I am sure this post is probably going to get some negative feedback, but be it as it may, i apologize if i offend anybody. Im sure it does not apply to all as it once applied to...
    RobertCarlos RobertCarlos 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 11

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    Nearly done. He didn't come home last night, because it was raining and there was bad traffic, so he decided to wait at a friends place for a while, which eventually became morning...
    andthentherewaslight andthentherewaslight 31-35, F 10 Responses Sep 25

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    I got myself in a bit of trouble the other day... at work my husband texted me saying that he has bad news. And I got all worried so as soon as I got off I called hin and he told...
    HisBabyGirl64 HisBabyGirl64 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 26

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    My boyfriend and I have been together over 2 and a half yrs now. We had a break up about 6 months ago mostly because I felt like we were at a stall mate. I wanted marriage he wasn...
    lovelynlively lovelynlively 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Rediscovering Sex in a Sexless Marriage: Rediscovering sex - This is where things are at now. For those who are reading my story for the first time let me point out my marriage...
    Fireflyz26 Fireflyz26 31-35, F 13 Responses Oct 2

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    THE TRUTH BEHIND THESE KINDS OF MARRIAGES.Last week, I wrote an article for my blog titled: Six Reasons That Your Marriage Will Fail. One of the areas that I highlighted was...
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have failed my my wife. It took an entire year for me to be able to admit that or even see it. For the last year it's been "my wife is selfish" or "my wife is unreasonable." But...
    TonyM323 TonyM323 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Update. Last time I posted I was overwhelmed at how many responses I had. Some understood my struggle and some completely didn't get it. Reading it now I was pretty upset writing...
    2Blossom 2Blossom 46-50, F 15 Responses Sep 27

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    At a truck event this Saturday. I say to my wife there are sure a lot of women would like trucks here, or perhaps women who like guys that like trucks. I catch a small smile from...
    something2talkabout something2talkabout 51-55, M 12 Responses Oct 6

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    Another note from the other side.... I write this not to rub things in, but really out of pure amazement and happiness, as a way to maybe offer hope. My boyfriend and I had some...
    awakeforthedancechecksin awakeforthedancechecksin 36-40, F 25 Responses Oct 9

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    I bought my first vibrator but I'm scared to use it does it really feel that good ?
    sometimeshorny sometimeshorny 18-21, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    I have a fear. Seeing as how we all agree my husband is a narcissist/sociopath I'm scared about the divorce. He makes a lot of money and I'm afraid it will be used against me in...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I woke up this morning from s nightmare! In it my Husband was the hated, & feared "monster"!! We're a month past our 10 year anniversary(which we don't celebrate) & I've just kinda...
    Katherinespost Katherinespost 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was 18 I went to a rock/alternative night with a friend. We took refuge from the mosh pit in the techno room which wasn't so crowded. I was struck by a man on the dance...
    Alexandria9 Alexandria9 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My dad sent me this months ago when I told him I want to marry my boyfriend. I think this is fabulous advice and something refusing spouses have either forgotten or never learned...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 15 Responses Oct 3

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    So, I've posted previously, but its a been a long time. I've been married over 11 years, the vast majority of which which have been sexless. I've spoken to my wife countless times...
    Xaeth Xaeth 36-40, M 22 Responses Oct 8

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    I feel very sad each time I read people talking bad abour marriage...comparing it to a prison...love cemetery...not knowing why they should marry...wanting to be eternal lovers...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 10

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    To my fellow suffers I have a question. Let me first say that I know I'm an idiot. I married my first wife when I was 26 y.o.a. and I had some red flags but I thought I could fix...
    Nick5211 Nick5211 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 11

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    There’s a number of reasons why people live in sexless marriages, every married couple’s situation is different; you could talk to fifteen different couples and hear fifteen...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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