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I Have a Boring Unfulfilling Marriage

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    I Have A Boring Unfulfilling Marriage...

    My marriage wasn't always boring and unfulfilling. I think it began about 20 years ago when my husband and I relocated from the east coast of Canada to live on the west coast. At first it was great just getting away from both families, because there were times when they just...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    My Escape!

    I can't tell you how it all began. It all happened so fast. One minute I see an Ad on Craigslist askign to write about your fantasies. It was a sad post to be honest Just some poor lonely guy looking to spice up his boring marriage by reading the fantasies of women in the world...
    escapingthecloset escapingthecloset 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    No Where To Turn

    Have been married for 24 years and the last 5 have not been good. We have 2 children 19 and 16. My issues differ from my wife's. I just don't feel for her like I used to. Our sex life is pretty much non existent and boring. Lucky if its once a month, and its not because of me. We...
    silver250017 silver250017 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 13, 2011

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    An Available Saturday Evening

    How can it be that i have an empty day...no cleaning left to do, had sex with him early this morning to start him on a good day, sent the kids to grandmas' for the night and what is HE doing?....in bed sleeping! No dinner plans, no suggestions offered for a fun filled adult...
    syahyah syahyah 41-45 7 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    "I Need More Time"

    So... I mostly saved myself for marriage. I had big ideas that my one-day wife would appreciate that and think that I was a better man for it. I figured that my soulmate would answer all of my questions and explore the incredibly exciting world of sexuality with me. I...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    I've been away on a business trip the last two

    days and return tomorrow night. My wife is terrified at home that I am cheating on her... I suppose her concerns are justified since we openly acknowledged to each other that I am not getting from her what I need and crave, and that I will die never knowing. Add to that...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    My Wife Is Gone A Lot

    My wife can hardly say no at work. She agrees to additional work above and beyond the scope of her responsibilities very easily. The additional tasking translates into more hours away from me and our two children, as well as stress that she brings home. Not only does it...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    I Flirt With Married Women

    i guess i just woke up one day and finally realized... "i'm responsible for my own happiness." i was depending on my wife for conversation, for kind words, for pleasantries and meaningful interactions... so to hell with that! i flirt with ladies now... everywhere...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Bedtime Is Boring...

    I want mind-blowing sex. I give it... Why can't I get it? I was born to be a lover but my wife is so content with vanilla stuff... I want to go for hours and be the object of affections... I don't want to wait until midnight to get in bed. I want to go to bed at nine...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 36-40, M Nov 23, 2013

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    I went through stages in my sexless marriage to get where I am now. The first stage was denial, followed by hope. I told myself it would get better. The next stage was cajoling...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    where did the love go I wonder. Seems I am around only to take care of the house,kids,cook and hole for him to poke. There is no romance,no genuine love,no kind words, and we have...
    WitchHazel71 WitchHazel71 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    Perhaps most of my generation are supposed to be cynical about marriage, the 'it's only a piece of paper' 'divorce rates are too high' and this little gem - 'I couldn't stay...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am in one of those moments now that I don't know what's really happening anymore. I am a student and I was diagnosed with ptsd and anxiety 7 months ago now. Over the past few...
    misguidedghost9 misguidedghost9 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Anyone feel like you have to beg to get your husband to bed you? And on top of that, mine makes a face as though he is disgusted that i am asking for it. Truly breaks my heart. I...
    Verraoh Verraoh 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I know this looks really bad, but please don't judge me. I was 17 when I started working as a waitress in a restaurant in my hometown. One day, as I was about to leave work and...
    ironwoman45 ironwoman45 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This place is getting boring...thinking of deleting the account
    harsha21 harsha21 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My marriage is killing me. I don't want to have to leave to a women's shelter. My family is out of state. They don't even know.
    UnicornFlavoredPizza UnicornFlavoredPizza 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    One man. One woman. (Prepare to be offended in 5...4...3...2...1....) Anything else isn't marriage. No matter what the Supreme Court says.
    Logic34 Logic34 31-35, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My husband and I are new to the practice of domestic discipline. As with most of us, I'm the one who brought it up. I know I have a tendency to be mean and pushy when I'm not put...
    thatlittlecouple thatlittlecouple 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I am not going to marry anyone.i have already decided that.i hate too much responsibilities.i want to live like a free bird :)
    bearhugs00 bearhugs00 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    I lived in a sexless marriage and the no sex went on for years. My wife seemed to lose interest after our first child was born and we drifted slowly apart. We didn't fight. I...
    blueskyforgood blueskyforgood 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's so complicated...... I hate this because I feel as if marriage shouldn't be taken lightly. I also feel that I used to be the one to run far away from commitment. Far away from...
    SweetT2 SweetT2 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I never intended to get married, but I was lonely and met someone that I felt an electrical connection with who would not stay without a ring. So I got married. As the years have...
    jp20156 jp20156 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel..that if you really love someone? you don't need to get married to prove that. I find that kinda stupid? lol I will never get married. marriage doesint last? nor does...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm learning something with my colleague A, so boring... Sometimes you really need learning how to used the Excel... For example: VBA CODE !!!
    ZoeWT ZoeWT 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My life is boring af. I have no close friend. No one to hang out with. I always go out alone. I wanna have fun but I don't know how. I don't hv bf and I have never had. I haven't...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    MARRIAGE.A sacred word. Isn't it? Marriage is the sacred union of two people who decide to spend and share their lives together.Two people who promise to be with each other through...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F Jul 24

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    A revelation? My husband and I started marriage counseling this past Monday. It was hard. Having to sit there and explain to a stranger why you are there...with your husband...
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Jul 24

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    Well it's been a few weeks. And we before that it's like weeks or months. I'm always wanting to be intimate but my wife never does. I get men and woman are wired differently. But...
    verbs137 verbs137 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    If I crave anything at all in life it's experiences both good and bad. I don't want to live a stable boring life after having chaos for so long.
    KawiiKay KawiiKay 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I think that the roles have reversed. He refused me for so long. I have come to the realization that I no longer have any feeling for him. I feel completely disconnected. Lost...
    TallaLily TallaLily 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Because it is boring . I want to explore . I want to experience everything . YOLO <:
    DreamerWhoChoseToBeDreaming DreamerWhoChoseToBeDreaming 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I fear I'll be stuck in a life which is dull. Especially as soon, the majority of people around my age will start to settle down and become boring. My best hope is probably a...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 19

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    I haven't posted in a long while, but my mind has been clouded with many thoughts about my future and life as a whole. I'm worried about my future. I'm worried about how things are...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    My biggest fear is ending up exactly like my mother - working a boring job, not having enough money to move out of a close relative's house and being a single mother. I want to be...
    amaxv amaxv 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    This is so exciting that gay marriage is now legal. I think it's great couples are given the right to marry whoever they wish. And not a damn thing anybody can do about it. Yes I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    When I met my husband, I was 28, and had reached a point in my life when I was sure I wasn't going to meet the right guy. I'd been in an out of relationships with total jerks or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    When you stay in an unfulfilling, unhapppy or abusive marriage,children come to belive that relationships are experiences that entail suffering, pain and even a slow death. You are...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Okay, so I haven't been diagnosed or anything, and I know it's dangerous to self-diagnose yourself with things. But I'm pretty sure I have this to some degree at least. All the...
    dwyli33 dwyli33 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I find most people boring. Do you?
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 14

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