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I Have a Boring Unfulfilling Marriage

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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

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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 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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    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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    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 1 Response Nov 23, 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 31-35, M 3 Responses 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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    "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 4 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My husband has become extremely self absorbed over time. He's always been a little selfish and it seems to ebb and flow, but the last few months it's become exponential. Everything...
    lovebeingmama lovebeingmama 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It's hard to stay in a positive mindset when everything around me is crumbling. All I have going good right now is my job, my school and my 2.5 year old daughter. The relationship...
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    So sorry this is happening in your marriage. I as, the wife, am suffering the consequences of a sexless marriage. But I am here over 24 years... it's been going on for at least...
    mwmom mwmom 46-50 17 Responses Jul 4

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    We had been discussing the possibility of separating for about 4 months. Things were becoming strained between us. We were growing distant and I kept trying so hard to bridge the...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Okay, so I was on here a few days ago and told a little about my situation and history. Most people were harsh and judgmental towards me when I admitted to being the one who...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 13 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just found this site this week, obviously because I am hurting. I have read a lot and learned a lot already. I really am in a " not sexually satisfied marriage" or a " I don...
    tddyd tddyd 51-55, M 10 Responses Jul 11

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    Don't get me wrong, I love and appreciate my wife, but the institution of marriage, the very idea that a man or woman can contract the other not only to financial obligations, but...
    frogchop frogchop 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I had sex with my boyfriend after almost two years together I knew it was right because it just happened out of no where and that's the best when things happen and are unexpected I...
    Personaljournal14 Personaljournal14 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Hi, I've not been around on this board for a while but have recently started reading some posts again. Thank you for all the support you'd sent my way when I posted - I hope you...
    copperdoodle copperdoodle 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 15

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    I grew up where men were men, stiff upper lip, never show emotions, it's weakness. This was beaten into me. And it was the same for the women (Siblings) never talk emotions, sweep...
    celtusa celtusa 46-50, M 10 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok here goes. I've been married for 2 wonderful years so far to an amazing man who I know worships the ground I walk on... Our sex life has gone from 3/4 times a week to now at...
    ebonygold ebonygold 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Honestly, I feel like my life would be perfect if I had a bf and that bothers me. Why can't I just be happy with what I have? Why can't i go on without this missing piece? If boys...
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Update from the Battlefield - Since notifying my H three days ago that I've hired a lawyer and we're getting divorced, he has launched a full scale verbal attack on my character...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 35 Responses Jul 8

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    I've been reading posts here and I guess I'm what most of you would call a "refuser", and here's why: my husband's "sexy" touch creeps me out and knowing that the sex (if I allow...
    equila equila 41-45 21 Responses Jul 11

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    People sometimes are puzzled by my priorities. But when you have a comfortable home and someone to share expenses with and pets that you love and a life that you share, the absence...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 13 Responses Jul 3

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    I don't know if anybody else experiences the same but there is no intimacy not just lack of sex. There is the mandatory kiss goodnight....which I absolutely resent! We have only...
    forensicfox forensicfox 31-35, F 21 Responses Jul 6

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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 3 days ago

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    I really want someone to be friends with benefits with me...but what's a girl to do when all the guys I'm attracted to are better looking than I am AND I live in a boring place...
    dragongirl168 dragongirl168 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Maybe it's a bit mean to call someone boring, but I can't think of another word for it. What I mean by boring people are people who: Sit in there room all day doing paperwork...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I absolutely cannot stand a boring conversation. Whenever people try to talk to me and either a) give me a one worded response b/ talk about mundane **** c] just stand there...
    Angelwithbrokenwingsxo Angelwithbrokenwingsxo 18-21, F Jul 24

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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “Why should I, as a gay man, be denied the same right to file a joint tax return with my potential husband that a straight couple has?” Very helpful answer by Ryan T. Anderson...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Personally, I hate being boring myself and talking to one will just drive me nuts. I enjoy talking if the person would even just send emoticons. For me it lights up the mood and...
    Ranessa Ranessa 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Like really boring, lazy and sleeping all day
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Im very boring. I dnt know how to keep a conversation going, i say the most dumbest things ever tht are unnecessary, and other stuff. I hate myself for tht 😕😕
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    sucks to be boring cause no ones find you interesting enough to talk to.
    sutsuki sutsuki 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    To me, marriage is TOO binding. Honestly, how many people can actually be happy together forever? The answer is 50%. half of marriages end in divorce. I believe that being in an...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 13-15 Jul 10

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    It's interesting that the Japanese tv dramas always like the stories about people with double sides of personality. It's like, the same person, but in one period of time is being...
    kekehuang kekehuang 36-40, F Jul 12

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    (Repost...EP BLOCKED my first story) I stumbled upon EP the latter part of last year, and I've been a fairly frequent lurker ever since. It has taken me quite some time to...
    Insearchofmenow Insearchofmenow 31-35 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Don't message me if I don't have nothing to say, talk about, or little to nothing in common.....your just wasting my time and yours....plus you would probably just bore me and put...
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am in my third marriage. Curious how things go, my first one ended because my wife refused sex almost all the time. to the point of being intolerable. The stories I read here, i...
    marcz7 marcz7 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 4

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    I had a arrange marriage…the very next day mil takes away my gold jewellery worth more than 12 lakhs (without my permission) and keeps it in her locker. I stay mum..n when I ask...
    srinivasleela84 srinivasleela84 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Hello all you wonderful EP folks, I have another update on my formerly sexless marriage. If you want the back story, read my previous posts as they will shed light on the progress...
    mistereko mistereko 36-40, M 11 Responses Jul 14