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I Cannot Stand My Boring Marriage

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    I'm sorry in advance if this post ends up a little long, but this issue is very, very important to me and I want to make sure I get my point across well. I'm a fresh graduate who...
    HelloBones HelloBones 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    My husband and I moved here almost a year ago. We live in what would be called a "hollow" so space is short. At first it seemed we had lots in common with our neighbors; we both...
    eusapia eusapia 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been in college quite literally since I graduated from high school two years ago and quite honestly I find that I hate the experience. It is not the work or the learning...
    djdeedz djdeedz 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    The world is silent while innocent people are murdered. Every new morning , hundreds are killed with asad bombs. The world is a parter in this crime by their silence. It is not a...
    anayasmeen anayasmeen 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    so... what exactly do you guys have against the father of medicine?
    fsck fsck 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hypocrites* This makes me think of hippopotami in crates. 😱
    DarkAphrodite DarkAphrodite 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Marriage is not always easy. Nothing is always easy. However, when you say those marriage vows, you are making a promise to God and to the one you are marrying that you will be...
    chellekaye chellekaye 46-50 Aug 10

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    Sexless Marriage may have been just the start. I have just about accepted that as long as I’m married there will be no sex. Given some special circumstances, I cannot leave...
    actionjake actionjake 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 16

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Some thoughts on forgiveness. When I first posted here 3 years ago, I was struggling with forgiveness. My situation is very unusual for this place, in being a "success" story...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 13

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    You can cry all day long and pray, but that's not going to move God to work on your situation. He does hear your cry and undertand your needs, but that's not faith and faith is...
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    What makes a marriage become sexless ? I'm very curious about. Is it because there's no spark? If not what made it go away ? Is it because you fell out of love ? What makes married...
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 10 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow is our 8th anniversary. I haven't gotten my husband anything yet. Our marriage is a mess, to say the least. Two years ago he FORGOT our anniversary, and I was...
    wasguzie wasguzie 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Little off topic but wonderfully insightful. http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2014/03/esther_perel_on_affairs_spouses_in_happy_marriages_cheat_and_americans_don.html...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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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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    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 7 Responses Aug 18

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    Why Did We Get Married? - My STBX continues to struggle with my decision to divorce him, yet my conviction to break free grows stronger everyday since I triggered our divorce...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 18 Responses Aug 17

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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 Aug 17

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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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    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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am in a sexless marriage that leaves that part of me completely unsatisfied, yet i cannot leave my husband because i love and respect him in every other way... I have a very high...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 9

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    Sometimes I feel that things happen quickly. And that they happen for a reason. Two weeks, wow! A lot has been packed into these last two weeks. First of all, my sister is a lot...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 28

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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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    i am married to a man 20 years older than me. he is white and i'm black. i knew my husband 12 months before we got married. he was divorced and has two kids. we got married because...
    xpatriate14 xpatriate14 22-25 1 Response Aug 6

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    Short comings, short sex drive, short of expressing love are all part of Sexless Marriage. Denial and refusal are very familiar. Pay attention to your spouse's messages. My s/m...
    musicinme musicinme 56-60, F 7 Responses Aug 19

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    Hi all. I've been doing a lot of self reflection lately, and I know that my dysfunctional family and longing to be loved (and the bs from my life long refusers) has led me to...
    pointbreakgirl pointbreakgirl 41-45, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have two step-children ages 14 and almost 18.....I married their father a year ago and it's been absolutely a nightmare when it comes to them. We started dating things were good...
    serajolee serajolee 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Pity Party - On Saturday night, I posted a very sad update on my state of mind - which I deleted the next day. I want to thank all of you who responded to that post, as your...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 25 Responses Aug 4

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    People have said to me I'm only young how can my life be boring...here's the answer my life can be boring by your friends living in the town 10 miles away with mk transport into...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I've tried being a good husband I understand I'm unemployed and in waiting on disability from the state and the veterans administration and right now she is paying for most of the...
    williammac williammac 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    The reddit dead bedrooms forum had an interesting post yesterday by a refuser "Recovering LL female here, wanting to share my perspective", which might be a useful read (LL means...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 7 Responses Aug 11

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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 28 Responses Aug 15

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    I lied and misrepresented myself and hurt someone badly. We had an email relationship for almost 3 years. I am married but let him think I was single. Lied about my age too. I...
    Remster Remster 56-60, F Aug 15

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    it's been quite awhile since I have posted on here...probably months now...last time I had just had a really bad day and vented on here and got some really hurtful private messages...
    suenit suenit 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Ok friends, I took Meta's advise and put up a match.com profile. I am not having sex with anyone but my MM and this is not healthy for me (thank you Meta for getting me to think...
    HAR1978 HAR1978 46-50, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I made a comment in another site, that I would like to get some replies to it here, as this site is more marriage focused. Here it is (small changes to reflect site lingo...
    something2talkabout something2talkabout 51-55, M 14 Responses 6 days 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 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I ran across a product today while working (I am in healthcare). Does anyone see any possibility of this reviving a SM marriage (more from a male point of view). I would think...
    HAR1978 HAR1978 46-50, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    Married 23 years, no sex for the last 5. If you count years when sex occurred less than half a dozen times, then the number of sexless years climbs to 15. Some people say that a...
    EmbraceableMe EmbraceableMe 41-45 23 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been with my now husband for four years, married just recently in May 2014. We have three daughters, (3,3, and 1 years of age)...we have been through a lot of ups and downs...
    beyondstars beyondstars 22-25, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My husband and I are in a loveless marriage. He actually doesn't even like me. I want him to leave, and I have even encouraged him to move on. Here lies the problem. We have a 7...
    Rainbowdash1276 Rainbowdash1276 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm not as immature as to say "I hate boring people", but I want to raise some awareness and give some advice to those that do often revert to such common, generalised and...
    logix92 logix92 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    People say that women have the rights as men do in this 21st century. It's not the case in my society. Arranged marriages prevail here. And when a guys family comes to the girls...
    rebelliousgal rebelliousgal 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Without a doubt, I consider myself a feminist, or at the very least a feminist ally. This lens I apply is not only limited to criticism of my fellow man and woman, but to myself...
    InfluxOfQuestions InfluxOfQuestions 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Selectively Coming Out As some of you know, last weekend I went on a road trip with my best friend from college, to the town where we went to college. Up until now, the only...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 16 Responses Aug 6

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    This is how much is missing when sex is missing from one's marriage. "“Sex is more than an act of pleasure, it’s the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 10 Responses Aug 11

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