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I Have a Good Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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 10 Responses Apr 1

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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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    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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    I've been married for 20yrs. I have not been intimate with my wife since 2011. This is mainly due to my wife's medical condition. I've tried talking to my wife but get an empty...
    katyguy68 katyguy68 46-50, M 45 mins ago

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    Part two: Today I have a up-to-date confession. Out of all the problems I had out of this man resulted from a older woman who was controlling my husband they are not lovers. She...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I would be such a good girlfriend I think because I haven't done anything and I know most boys like that I think, I would never ever cheat on my boyfriend I wouldn't even talk to...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    If you want to chat, message me. I'm a good listener :)
    rxmngerah rxmngerah 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Is it grace or is it Saturday law and Sabbath keeping??? Here is the side that clearly explains grace: Regarding Saturday or Sunday worship, I found the following. So many of...
    HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I wonder will it ever get easier. This thing called 'love'. I don't think any one is truly ready for the ups and Downs to being in love. It is definitely the highest level of...
    for3v3r7 for3v3r7 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    So my best friend has had a crush on a friend for 3 years now. He hasn't tries to take any action And the sad thing is, I really like this girl too. I find it absolutely wrong to...
    Anthonnyy Anthonnyy 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Goodnight, everyone. <3 Have sweet dreams ^_^
    sarahbear420 sarahbear420 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    even though I respect gay marriage, im not making my picture a rainbow. im bisexual and I dont plan in on getting married, I never saw that in my future. I support nor go against...
    RoyalAndLoyal RoyalAndLoyal 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    My wife and I have only had sex once in the last 3 years how long should I go before asking to cheat.
    MarchasFun MarchasFun 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    You know what I love about liberals? They're so damn predictable. How many of you suspected that gay "marriage" was only the first strain of the marriage redefinition orchestra...
    Isayoldchap Isayoldchap 16-17, M 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have been married for going on 10 months. Your typical marriage, where when its great its amazing, when its bad its horrible. Well lately its more horrible then great. I guess my...
    baileygrl82 baileygrl82 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I posted something up before saying I was against gay marriage, maybe I was a bit unclear. Someone started praising me all "Hurrah and gung ho, let's revel in our homophobia...
    CaptainHoof CaptainHoof 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If being against gay marriage is homophobic, then that means a substantial number of gays themselves are homophobes. Here, Jonathan Soroff explains why some gays, including him...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    You guys remember how I said I was having a surgery? Well I just got back from the doctor and he said I don't need it! WOO-HOO!
    MinecraftGirl1999 MinecraftGirl1999 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/opposing-gay-marriage-may-demand-civil-disobedience-louisiana-bishop?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=650b6abe03...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Last night, I initiated sex, but my affections were not returned so I outright asked. He said he was having some digestive troubles. For the first time, I did not feel rejected and...
    Mandy578 Mandy578 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    The good news is I FINALLY bought a new hammock and I'm on vacation for the week. The bad news...OH HELLZ NO!!! There ain't no bad news!!! I have a new hammock and I'm on...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    It is time for another American Revolution to overthrow oppressors Today’s US Supreme Court ruling against the understanding for millennia that marriage can naturally only be...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is just so relevant right now. A bad day following an amazing one.
    beax3 beax3 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/gay-marriage-decision-opens-the-door-to-polygamy-and-religious-persecution?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=11d076770f...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm looking for an older woman to have good conversations with. Perhaps a mother or a wife. PM me if you wanna see where this road might go. :)
    ASecretAffair ASecretAffair 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    This morning when I turned on the tv to watch the news, most of the channels were reporting on the Supreme Court's decision to allow gay marriage. I kept this to myself, but I was...
    808bc4bbs 808bc4bbs 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriagePosted: Jun 26, 2015 7:05 AM PDTBy Magdalena KrajewskiCONNECTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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