Post

I Have a Good Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    "UP'S and Down's"

    I have been Married to my  husband for 7 years now. We have had our ups and downs but hey what marriage hasn't. We have been together a total of 16 years. and there is no changing or coming between that no matter who you are. " A couple put together by God can...
    Dadsg34 Dadsg34 31-35, F Jan 4, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Have A Good Marriage...but...

    I do have a good marriage. With a lot of love shared and with a lot of conversations. However, I now feel that I have fallen into a totally worthless stage after my marriage 6 years ago. I was an outgoing, hardworking person. People recognized me as talented and capable. I...
    apoorvak apoorvak 36-40 2 Responses May 27, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Made It

    Married at 19, 28years later and 8 kids still going strong! We have had our share of ups and downs including him having a affair (which did take a long time to get over), bankrupcy, him working away from home for long periods but we have survived and love each other more now then...
    mum8 mum8 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How You Have A Good Marriage

    I think there is no true building can stand the test of time without a solid foundation, therefore for marriage to stand the test of time the foundation of such marriage should be critically work upon and be solid. Here, listed some of the component of a solid foundation: 1. Good...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Sep 8, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Good Marriage Is.....

    .. lot's of love and affection, 100% honesty, respect, loyalty, best-friendship, acceptance, empathy, support, kindness & a lot of other stuff we found in relationship books.
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M Jan 28, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Good Marriages Are based On Love And Respect.

    Good marriages are based on love and respect. That goes without saying, right? Almost everyone knows that love and respect are the most important ingredients to a good marriage. But beyond love and respect there are some things that can help your marriage greatly. Remember when...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Nov 17, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    OK, It's High Time I Did This

    All I ever read about are the bad marriages. It makes marriage itself look bad. It makes people look bad. Look, there still are good marriages in the world, let me tell you how marriage can be. I married at 18, he was 20. We had quite a few doubters around us, in fact his Mother...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 10 Responses Oct 11, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's All About Us

    I was divorced with child.  He was single, from a large family.  We had been friends for several years, spending a lot of time together.  One night he didn't want to leave.  That was 34 years ago.  We knew one day our children would be grown and out on their own, and having...
    nanasixboys nanasixboys 56-60 Aug 13, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Just Good...great!

    We met six years ago...I was his boss & friend. I came to the mountains to give my kids a better life, with someone else. K & I let him move in with us because he was living in his car...TOO EXPENSIVE TO RENT!!! K got drunk one night and started on his usual kick that I...
    the3charmedones the3charmedones 31-35, F Mar 15, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Things Change...

    If you read my other experiences, you may find them exciting, you may find them revolting, you may find them intriguing, you may find them horribly demeaning, you may find they resonate. I used to care what you thought.  I don't anymore.  Oh, I am anything but a bitter and...
    laserx laserx 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    never felt this way before To make me fall

    Like a fool my house was haunted by the memory of what was Then I gave you all of me You've ignited the truth I've unraveled in front you Bringing me to life And making me whole again And so I'm yours Take it all I owe you everything You've given me all I'll...
    angiede angiede 26-30, F Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    All That Glitters Can Be Gold

    A good marriage depends on who you are and how far you will go to get to the center of the lollipop so to speak. My marriage has seen every facet that there is to see in a marriage but still we rise. The love is always underlining never far away, however, there are days when we...
    presleysshadow presleysshadow 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Happily Married

    Does anyone else ever get the feeling in today's American society that the foundations of what marriage should be have completely fallen apart? I have been happily married to the love of my life for 7 years and together for almost 8. We met online in a yahoo chat room and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 14, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 beautiful marriage and enjoy each day throughout the month, but then for a couple days prior to menstruation she regrets marrying me and she...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Good Marriage

    I see so many groups about bad marriages that I thought I'd check to see if I'm the only person that likes my marriage. Glad to see I'm not! My marriage is good because we're together, faithful, working through our fights (and there are some doozies!), and we have a great sex...
    summeranne summeranne 31-35, F Aug 21, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Good Marriage

    I have never seen so many people with bad marriages, unhappy with their marriage, and want to cheat. Am I the only one with a good marriage? It's not perfect, but that would be boring!! Being on EP, I told mt husband, THANK YOU!
    kimberley4 kimberley4 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 9, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    No Love, Too Much Sex, Not Enough Money...

    ... I'm tired of hearing about terrible marriages. I have so many friends who after 5-18 years of marriage are totally unhappy, and in most cases, it's always "the spouse's fault"! We all need to take a good look at ourselves in the mirror and be reminded a solid...
    Phiction Phiction 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I am going to tell about a time when I felt the most happy, the most content in the last two years. It was the days before my sisters wedding and the day itself. We got to stay...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F Sep 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's great to here from my good friend named Naco26withcheese he's a good friend of mine
    Lewisukbro Lewisukbro 18-21, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was having a ton of bad days. And I really thought whoaa noooo this streak isn't going to end. It was awful. But I'm on my second good one. So it does end. I love my sister for...
    synergist synergist 22-25, F Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Really good ones. Sohhhh greattttt
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Thanks to society, I have such great manner
    TomPency TomPency 13-15, M Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Salutations my dear friends,teammates and Wisse. I have to say the season two ofRWBY is out and it started with yang. If your fan of RWBY you'll understand the quotes
    augustblue augustblue 22-25, M Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm forming a zombie survival team so please tell me if u want to join and what abilities/skill you have?
    augustblue augustblue 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have two great friends on ep called Projectgwyn101 and joshtr12 they are great mates of mine they helped me on ep when times got tough and made me feel better you guys are...
    Lewisukbro Lewisukbro 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    marvelherogirl and xxabiGAYlexx you 2 are my closest and only true friends in fact i have even spoke to xxabiGAYlexx on the phone and she is awesome and my best friend and...
    jackalfredthegr8 jackalfredthegr8 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm Turing into a dolphin Yeah
    augustblue augustblue 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The girl that no one likes (especially me) at the pizza place I work at decided to finally quit. Her last day was two days ago and now no one has to deal with her stupid rude...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    JESUS CHRIST loves you and I. He has done a lot for me. He has given me hope and joy. In a time of darkness I always saw light in the end. GOD has a plans for you if you accept it...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "A first meeting with a lawyer. It is that simple." As I progress in my journey towards exit, I just realised that it is quite helpful to allow sufficient time to stop and ponder...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 13 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (I joined EP just to post this. This feels like a safe place.) I love my wife. She's one of my favorite people and I want to see her career flourish. I love the many little inside...
    romanman88 romanman88 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This Aug. 21 advice column may be of interest to those staying in a miserable marriage "for the sake of the children." "DEAR AMY: I have been married for 15 years and have two...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 5 Responses Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Our numbers are Growing here. Over 48,600 people in ILIASM. Makes me wonder how many are Really living without their lives without being respected and desired. Six months ago I had...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 9 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today’s random thought? Well I was driving to work and the song Dark Horse was playing on the radio. I don’t really like music like that but I decided to listen to the lyrics...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F Aug 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am mixed black and native american, so my hair is a lot finer than an average black male. And everyone's like you have good hair, and i'm like it's just fine and looser. In that...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i like to have good friends, who i can relax with, i have about three right now which is fine, who needs lots of aquaintances, good friends let you be yourself in thier company and...
    kuminme kuminme 26-30 1 Response Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been reading a lot of these posts about passive aggressive mothers and I am shocked to see that I am not alone. I cannot speak to my friends about my experience because they...
    karineka karineka 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Let's say that if I hear some music that has a rythm that I like, I start moving randomly, jumping around, whatever fits in the mood of the song. At least I have good timing xD And...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F Sep 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of the biggest inconveniences of my life, it causes problems now and then but nothing that I can't deal with. I wonder what it's like to have good lungs.
    Disciplining Disciplining 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im confused what to do. My bestest friend who I adored and was in love with took advantage of me. I loved him like a brother and even a lover. I wouldve done anything for him even...
    Priyanke Priyanke 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its been a long time I haven't post anything. I'm still in SM and I'm still outsourcing. i don't use the term cheating because from wikipedia : "Cheating is the getting of reward...
    Missberry73 Missberry73 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will try to describe my sexless marriage. We have been together for a long time. We met in high school and were each others first lovers. Both of us were shy and insecure and...
    Amaaj Amaaj 46-50, F 8 Responses 13 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wish I could believe- my heavens he is really trying to be a better husband but he also watches me all the time. He has even taken over my office and works on his laptop from...
    peaceseeker09 peaceseeker09 46-50, F 12 Responses 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being with a character disturbed person(or is he) will make you addicted to solving the problems in the relationship. However, your efforts are met with zero reciprocation and you...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    On the outside my marriage appears to be wonderful. I got married at 16 and over 6 years later I truly do love my husband and I know he truly loves me. The problem that keeps...
    Redneckmom1992 Redneckmom1992 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am against the demand in girls marriage by Inlawas.....very bad!!
    gautamkeshu94 gautamkeshu94 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a newlywed (married 11 months) and have a beautiful one month old daughter with my husband. While I was a little overwhelmed with all the huge changes in my life (getting...
    aubz88 aubz88 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel