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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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    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 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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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 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 28, 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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    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 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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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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    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 31-35, M Nov 23, 2013

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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 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    For the last few weeks i have been having a recurring dream where i am in bed, during the day, having amazing sex with a friend of both mine and my wife’s. The person i have been...
    watertrance watertrance 41-45, M 1 Response May 4

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    Still Looking for a refund… It’s been three years since my last post on this topic. So as a bottom line update, things have not gotten really better. Mostly we are just...
    Goinpublic Goinpublic 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married 14 yrs. He is completely happy with no emotion no physical contact. He has been sleeping in a separate room. I have tried talking to him with no...
    Angie1120 Angie1120 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    same boat, I miss making love, my bf has actually turned me against him , ughhhhh. Been 5months time to get me sum~~~*Somewhere else that is!!!!!! Jen
    nikkija22 nikkija22 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I've been married for 4 years now and I'm so unhappy my husband would rather play video games and smoke pot can spend time with me. he sleeps in bed with me maybe 3 times a month...
    lonelyandconfusedwife2015 lonelyandconfusedwife2015 26-30, F 5 Responses May 6

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    My husband and I have an open marriage. From the beginning we have had rules that we have to abide by if this arrangement is to work. At the moment we are sharing a girlfriend. We...
    acer77 acer77 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 22

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    Ireland is a republic...Today we vote on a change to our constitution to include same-sex marriage...The vote is on an amendment to article 41 of the Irish constitution to include...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 19 hrs ago

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    Body image. As a teenager, I hated my curves and the stretch marks I gained for the price of those curves. I learnt the inportance of a good bra for a woman with a C cup and up...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 10 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Im not sure I can forgive my husband for the disrespect that he's shown me. Our relationship and marriage was always rocky, but we've continued to try. I had to move out before we...
    mph94 mph94 18-21 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Violetskynoise is mine .... No I don't post **** and **** so it's probably boring to most
    violetskynoise violetskynoise 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    im an INFP personality type i am a dreamer, idealist, daydreamer dont like the ordinary only the extraordinary , i nvr liked school cuz its was so repeative and boring and routined...
    heavenlytouch heavenlytouch 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have been married for close to 3 years and have a beautiful daughter. Since the first day of our marriage, my husband is largely absent. He has a very demanding job which...
    notashappyasilook notashappyasilook 26-30, F 3 Responses May 6

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    God is boring . boring God . why human’s imagination & fantasy is better than God boring reality ? why God is boring ? I hate this world . I hate this life . I hate life . This...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M May 10

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    Okay,so saw fatal attraction,and let me put out some stuff,as a bpd sufferer myself,I will never do,and it is very unlikely most average bpd people might. 1.I love animals...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I have a girlfriend for 5 years now she has been on and off about us because none of our families will approve our relationship and she had a boy friend before me who was around...
    Leen91hd Leen91hd 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I hate this life . I hate this world. This world is so boring, boring world ! life is boring . boring life ! Why are movies, games, anime / manga, & fantasy / imagination better...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M Apr 22

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    Why do Christians claim same sex marriage is the death of traditional values? It is only the death of the Values enforced by Christians - and by enforced it was you do as we say or...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just want to have fun! My life has been so boring for so long. I have been married for 11 years to a super boring man and have done the whole wife thing all while the inner me...
    wanderlust3 wanderlust3 26-30, F 21 Responses Apr 23

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    and its becoming even more boring lately the display is lousy , used to be a lot better no one responds to messages .....
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Apr 27

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    beware I'm the most boring person to talk to!
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M 1 Response May 3

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    I am boring and I'm perfectly fine with it!
    KhallMiAutumn KhallMiAutumn 31-35, F May 13

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    I'm so afraid that I'll grow up to live a boring and lack luster life just like some of my family members. I don't want to be broke forever. I don't want to get stuck in a dead end...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    We hurt people. Marriage does. But is also kept from gays. But why. Changing what marriage is already came. We created divorce. And altered how many wives. The...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 7

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    I got out. Best decision of my life. Every situation is different, and ending a marriage (particularly when there are children involved, which there are for me) is a serious...
    ericseviltwin ericseviltwin 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I was in love with this woman who fell in love with me we work together at the library she was a janitor and I was the security guard it's a bad town that needs a security guard...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 23

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    Had first marriage counseling appointment. She believes our problems are fixable, I'm not so sure. I didn't get into detail about our main problem, but I believe I said enough to...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F Apr 26

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    Had first marriage counseling appointment. She believes our problems are fixable, I'm not so sure. I didn't get into detail about our main problem, but I believe I said enough to...
    AsylumLeech132 AsylumLeech132 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 4 Responses May 5

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    Keonz Quek is an experienced marriage counselor, whose assistance has proved instrumental in the life of numerous couples. He provides marriage advice and counseling to couples...
    gordon54 gordon54 22-25, M May 7

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    Why am I writing this? Because so many of the stories you see are about bad marriages and sad marriages. I just want to remind people that sometimes marriage is wonderful.
    pinkcorsetgirl pinkcorsetgirl 41-45, F 8 Responses May 14

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    I wrote on this topic a while ago and thought i'd give an update on how things are. Unfortunately, things have not improved in my marriage of almost now 10 years. My wife and I...
    JBMaine75 JBMaine75 36-40, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Well I read a post on marriage today here.This set me thinking.Can we change those who cheat in their marriages .I think we cannot unless these people...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been with my husband for 9 years, married for 8; we don't have kids and I'm 35; he is 40. We have struggled through our marriage at times as a result of my husband's drinking...
    SadPanda35 SadPanda35 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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