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I Believe In The Sanctity Of Marriage

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    Marriage Is Understanding All Is Not Perfect

    Marriage and takeing the vows with all that is involved is really lying from the start. Thou shalt not commit adultry etc. in the Bible states many commandments.  Many things are said and done in life. What's it all really mean...? It means when your in a marriage or in life...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F May 16, 2011

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    Hate To Burst Your Bubble

    i totally don't believe in the sanctity of marraige. i'm not a god fearing man and i live in a sexless marraige. supposedly marraige is for two people man and won to join together have sex and have kids. why should the religious community force their ideas on people who have a...
    fineboxes fineboxes 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I am 36 years old. I shock many

    when they find out about my inexperience and lack of knowledge of most things romantic. I am still waiting for my first real kiss. I am still waiting to be married before I willingly have sex. I have never been on a romantic date. I have never had an offline boyfriend. Many in...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Struck By Lightning: Matrimony

    This is the true testimony of Gloria Polo Ortiz after she was struck by lightning and had a near death experience. In this story, I am quoting from her book of this title, and that section in the book called, "Matrimony".I would like to speak to you about the great grace of the...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    To People Who Judge Other People:You know who you are

    I blocked you because you judge people and you don't even know them.So be it. Just shows your immaturity. People must understand some of these things I do & write are not neccesarlly based on myself. They could be based on maybe somethings on my past OR SOMEONE ELSES. The main...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    The Sanctity Of Marriage

    I believe in upholding the true definition of marriage. It is between two people that love each other.
    sky12345 sky12345 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Sanctity Of Marriage

    Differant people interpit it differantly! My wife& I are still happy together after all these yrs(raised 5 kids)! Unlike many friends& family--We are still together! However--We (allmost) allways knew that LOVE&SEX were two completly differant things& we can have sex...
    jettys jettys 56-60 Feb 4, 2012

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    You keep using the words 'Gay'

    and 'Marriage' together, as though they represent something... this confuses me. Stop it. No... really. You tell me that you support 'Gay Marriage' I'm just not sure I understand what that is... the word is a contradiction. You don't believe me then? Maybe... I can explain...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    The Catholic Priest And His Married Parishioner

    A Catholic priest and one of his married parishioners had fallen in love and had planned to have an affair.  A get together had been planned one evening.But the priest thought better of it and stayed home.That night, a new born baby was left in a shoe box on the priory doorstep...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 10 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    Growing Up In A Sexless Marriage

    I was almost tempted to join the "I Live In A Sexless Marriage" group, not because I live in a sexless marriage but because I grew up in one, i.e. my parent's one.I came on EP to write a weight loss blog and found that the largest group here is for people living in sexless...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 18 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    God Is The Third Person In Our Marriage

    I do believe that a validly contracted marriage between two baptised persons is a holy and sacred covenant.  I believe that when a man and a woman exchange vows they are given a unique participation in the Divine Life.  They receive all the graces necessary to survive their...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 8 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    I have had a few long-term relationships and I am in one currently. This person is the first one I thought that maybe I could remain faithful to and go down the known path of...
    xJulia xJulia 22-25, F Oct 4

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    26 year old, well-settled, Indian gay guy working in the creative industry here. Looking for a lesbian/bi-sexual girl for an MOC. I believe a marriage is between two people who can...
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    I don't believe in marriage so why should I wait until then to enjoy something so wonderful? The time I started being sexually active was when I was 17 and it was 'eh' until we...
    rawrgirl90 rawrgirl90 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 12

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    So this month George Clooney finally got married to Amal. The most eligible bachelor in Hollywood tied the knot. It's like the universe finally saying that dreams do come true...
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    Conversation (HoH) - rejected (this is fine though and we discussed potential dom/sub which was also rejected) both are fine to reject So next thought was something I want to...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Can you answer who are you?Forget your this Identity..totally submurge your ego with a question mark (?) and go to flash back..can you see something else?No, i am going to discuss...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I posted this up as a response, but it's rather reflective of my view on the idea of a god. I'm more a believer in the individual person and people and the common good than I am...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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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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    Frankly, That's Just A Bullshit Excuse Most people nowadays come from divorced parents & they turn out just fine. If anything, I think it is more harmful for the children to grow...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Well I'm not but I did and I would like to encourage all of you who are standing up to all the pressure of society and peer group and saving yourself for your husband (or wife) and...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Well I'm not but I did and I would like to encourage all of you who are standing up to all the pressure of society and peer group and saving yourself for your husband (or wife) and...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    The end is near for my 26 yr marriage and I feel devastated. I know all my reasons for leaving were valid but still feels painful. It is not what I wanted. I wanted to see the...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 10 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    There is something seriously wrong when religious morals are the basis for law making. Just because you think its taboo for a man to love a man doesn't mean everyone feels the same...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Hi I am new to this forum but I have had the opportunity to read posts and study them. I feel less lonely now and realize that my experience is shared by many. I decided to post as...
    FantasticNJGuy FantasticNJGuy 41-45, M 12 Responses Oct 7

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    I'm new here and hope my post makes it to the right place. I've been with my H for 17 years. He's 10 years older than I am, I'm 55. from the beginning he had ED problems, but I...
    Sarita22 Sarita22 46-50, F 20 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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 21 hrs ago

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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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    An Ask Amy column that may be relevant when it comes to what some here are or have experienced in their marriages. "Dear Amy: My wife and I have been happily married for over 20...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hello ep I am in need of a female point of view just a friend to talk to and give honest advice. My fifteen years of marriage is on the rocks my wife doesn't believe or just doesn...
    tfglenallen1970 tfglenallen1970 41-45 10 Responses Sep 26

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    On commitment. I can say that my belief in God is directly proportional to the amount of trouble I find myself in at a particular time. After years of searching, I have gone back...
    RobertCarlos RobertCarlos 46-50, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love this sermon. "God's going to ask us at the day of judgment, "Why didn't you receive the Holy Ghost? Why wasn't you borned of the Spirit? Why wasn't you this way and that...
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am with my father now. He went for a smoke. He's on the phone while smoking. I bet I knew who he is talking to. I was in pain, physically, emotionally, mentally, since the past...
    ParkerMaguire ParkerMaguire 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Do you believe somthing invisble really exists?
    thongngam thongngam 22-25, F 11 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If I speak in the languages of angels and of men, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    So many marriages lose their way after a while. Having an affair is not always the answer, the end run is devastating. When the marriage begins to turn that way, why not look...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Sep 30

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    Just had a bunch on my mind and feel like rambling. So I want to share a little about my rehabilitated sexless marriage (see backstory for details) due to a few private emails...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 9 Responses Oct 3

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    I'm an individual who usually goes with the flow, yes I still have opinions, but only when I have a right to say that I do. especially of gay marriage I am not for gay marriage...
    vividmemorieslost vividmemorieslost 18-21, F Oct 5

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    Jesus & Shakespeare are libraries of ideas not historic individual people? In the past individuals did not exist in the same way as today. Social groups created work and then used...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Oct 4

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    My husband and I decided to open our marriage just before I became pregnant with my second child last October. Neither of us has had the opportunity arise to become physical with...
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 23

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    This letter in today's Dear Prudence column sounded like one some refusers might write after being served with divorce papers. " Q. I Want Her Back: I have been an awful husband...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 11 Responses Sep 24

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    Its easy to justify ourselves for not leaving an unhappy marriage. "I dont want to leave the kids", "We are going to therapy", "I cant afford it", and "He said he would change" are...
    RobertCarlos RobertCarlos 46-50, M 12 Responses Oct 9

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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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    I MUST learn how to live celibate. It is difficult at best. This is something that I never expected out of life. I gave more than my share to my sexless marriage. We had been...
    HAR1978 HAR1978 46-50, F 17 Responses Oct 11

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    “Check engine light” This weekend I became so mad at my soon to be ex-husband. I didn’t want to waste my time and energy. I mean, after all, who does it benefit? Clearly...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 11 Responses Oct 12

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    But sohhh many dont. Its creating tears. Divorce caused it. And arranged marriages. And religions. Even great bisexuals wreck it. For tax breaks. Not found in...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 21

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