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I Live In a 1 Sided Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    IT Sucks Most of the Time

    i give he takes i understand he acts up more i work hard he critisizes i try to prove my love he denies it you cant win this way but still i try.
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Selfish

    All I can say is I try and try and try to please him but it never works. I used to . Plus he's selfish.
    Preminitions Preminitions 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 5, 2010

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    Torn...

    I'm at the point where I am finding myself wishing and wanting to not even be married to my husband anymore.  I have so many negative feelings about him and his behaviors that I'm tired of trying to make it work.  I don't feel he will ever change his bad behaviors...
    Momof3inAZ Momof3inAZ 36-40 8 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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    Sociopath

    he believes the world revolves around him. his rules, his choices, his judgement, what he wants, do as he says. ive been dominated. no family, no friends, no communication outside of online, stay at home mom, two babies with him dictating everything. im losing myself into him...
    BrighterDaze BrighterDaze 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    How Much Energy Do You Put In Your Marriage

     How much energy do you put into your marriage?   When a person is dating they put lots of energy to get the other person’s attention. Then they have to continue to put in effort to keep the person around or they might get dumped. And then they get...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    It's not unusual for my Husband to be physically affectionate. We have a very close, very loving marriage. We're soul-mates who have been married 24 years (I'm 42, he's 52). He...
    xxLionessxx xxLionessxx 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    Over the last two centuries, women began to rebel against their God given design as a helper for man and began to demand marriages that removed all roles. Instead of women acting...
    biblicalgenderroles biblicalgenderroles 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    disclaimer - im infj. and my fingers are numb and cold so im not typing well, sorry about that. :3 not sure if this is gonna post. i dont remeber what i've written on this site...
    surfnatty surfnatty 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok so here it goes I know it's long so bear with me. I was married in 2004 at 21. When I met my wife I really wasn't attracted to her. I know that's sounds messed up but hear me...
    martinezh martinezh 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have made mistakes in my marriage. I worked too many hours and traveled over 100 days out of the year. I always was supportive. I tool an interest in my wife's activities and...
    mysecretstuff72 mysecretstuff72 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    so... this is me again... acouple of months ago, I stopped caring AT ALL, guess I was ready to file for divorce, just waiting for the right moment, and run!!! but... I dunno know...
    sm28 sm28 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    You know, I've just been thinking that marriage is supposed to enhance your life and make some aspects of life easier, much like how a business partnership is supposed to improve...
    MrBaje MrBaje 36-40, M Apr 4

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    Does marriage counseling really work? We are in a sexless marriage. And I have reached a point where not only im not attracted to my husband but I feel incestous to be with him. It...
    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    I've been unhappily married for so long I believe now no one should commit themselves to one person for the rest of there lives. Marriage and divorce is a rip off. Thinking...
    grgbyce968 grgbyce968 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Throughout all of history no society ever accepted marriage to be between two people of the same gender. There were plenty of societies that practiced polygamy and polyandry or a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    just lonely. I feel like my marriage is over. I can't get over the fact of what he did and what I did. I know I can live without him. I've done the single mom thing (and not...
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Other than no sex, I have a pretty great marriage. I have been married for 14 years and while hubby is really lovey and touchy.. he has never really liked sex. I on the other hand...
    jolly33 jolly33 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    Shattered Busted Frayed Broken...into a million pieces Parts numb Parts callused Parts pleading to feel Lonely Screaming .....words of my heart.. Years given Years endured...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    There is so much life on the other side. Sure, you may lose the life you've worked so hard to build.. But, you can and will build again. Not from scratch, because you will take...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 24 Responses Apr 16

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    I am currently trapped in a loveless and sexless marriage of 35 years. Really not sure when things started to go wrong but probably more than 5 years ago maybe nearer 10. First of...
    Lymebay Lymebay 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    What if at the end of the day after we've been in therapy for months, I'm still not attracted to my wife? My goal is to bring the best me to the table that I can. That means...
    mor3tified mor3tified 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I CANNOT BELIEVE WHAT I AM READING... I have read so many stories of sexless marriages on here.. No intimacy! I am so sorry for many of you. I was treating my spouse very similar...
    KeraJo75 KeraJo75 36-40 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I grew up in a happy family, my parents loved each other so much; they still do, I have always longed for someone who respected and loved me that much. My husband is so against...
    TheDeadRose3 TheDeadRose3 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    After 6 years of not having sex and not talking about it. I feel I may have reached my limit. I turn 50 this year and I am in the best shape of my life. I feel super sexy, I now...
    wenja1 wenja1 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 25

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    I was living like Mrs. Dalloway. Bought flowers, hosted parties and pretended that I was confident and everything was fine. Hid that I lived in a SM. I'm Mrs. Dalloway no more.
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I've been married for 1 year and We have a 4 month old baby. I'm so miserable in this marriage and I have no one to talk to. I always have to pretend to society (family, friends...
    Honeymonster27 Honeymonster27 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    What I envision my divorce proceedings will look like: "Well, your honor, I'm divorcing my wife of 20 years because she insists on pleasing me several days a week. I just don't...
    milkysecret milkysecret 36-40, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been with my husband for almost 6 years. 3 of those years we've been married. It at all started like a fairy tale we were head over heals in love! Our first year we got...
    sadblueyes88 sadblueyes88 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 25

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    These days marriage is nothing but a legal document that gives you the power to take what isn't yours if you file for a divorce. Marriage is just a label that people think will...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Ok, I've posted previously about my marriage and got some great advice. So just an update and hopefully some more advice. I've been evaluating my marriage, we're down to having...
    KFallon92 KFallon92 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Does marriage counseling really work? We are in a sexless marriage. And I have reached a point where not only im not attracted to my husband but I feel incestous to be with him. It...
    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am 30 years old, on my second marriage. I entered this relationship shortly after I was divorced from my first husband. I guess you could say I was done with my first marriage...
    MarieM13 MarieM13 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm not in open marriage yet, but I will love to, maybe someday or just get a divorce. I am curious to know, how did you ask your partner for an open marriage, Or how do you...
    Alexandra0210 Alexandra0210 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    well I am not sure if this is an experience ... I am 26. n married to my boyfriend for year n half.. we don't even have a proper conversation even for 10 min.. and we still have...
    no12talk no12talk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Wow. Just wow. Kentucky governor defending the same sex marriage ban in Kentucky. "Kentuckys marriage laws treat homosexuals and heterosexuals the same and facially neutral. Men...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    What a loving domestic discipline marriage IS - a consensual, beautiful act of love -mature adults who honor, love & respect each other - a marriage with a clear leader and a...
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Well I am in one married to my wife for 3 years with three beautiful children. i find funny though people against Marriage must be joke to everyone. I mean in country where people...
    Lezsoccermom75 Lezsoccermom75 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Just had my first extramarital sexual experience since opening my marriage. It was with an aspie male. i know asbergers, my six year old daughter has it. Also i have spectrumy...
    badatlife1721 badatlife1721 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    Do you think interracial marriage happy? If you believe that interracial marriage will be happy, and you are a single,join www.blackwomencupid.com, start finding your soul mate now...
    blackwomendating blackwomendating 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    My wife and I have been married for more than twenty years. Some years ago I felt bored and unloved and fell into an affair with an old flame. Since then I've had several more...
    Naughti66 Naughti66 46-50, M Apr 15

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    I left a sexless marriage 6 years ago and I have no regrets at all. It was the best decision I could have made at the time. He was a selfish and heartless man and made me feel so...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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