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I Have a Good Marriage

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    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 66-70, M Jan 28, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    "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

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    I really do, and it makes me teary to write that

    because I am so grateful for it. I've been working hard on my marriage and on me. I told my counselor the other day that it is amazing to me how my husband hasn't left me yet. I described myself as being the best and worst of a wife. I am loving, committed, a good mother...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 1

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I believe in making traditions with your

    partner in life. I cook with him. We have cooking experiments. We each take turns coming up with new recipes.
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F Jan 6

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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 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 3 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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...
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