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I Live In a 1 Sided Marriage

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    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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    I was waiting in the reception area of the hospital yesterday for my mom. There was an unexpected delay and I had nothing to do so I started to read off the matrimony ads in the...
    rebelliousgal rebelliousgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    After an emotionally challenging year, I'm proud to say that I have the marriage I've always wanted. It required some work on changing myself and how I interact with my husband, a...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Sighs, so not really sure why I'm really attracted to a girl I've just seen a couple of times.. But we've been talking for awhile now and she has a really big reputation of talking...
    itsjustmealex itsjustmealex 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    Anyone else lives in Central Queensland of Australia?
    lovemyfantasy lovemyfantasy 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    I live in a mostly sexless marriage and it freaking sucks! We've been thru it all. Drs, therapy, talks,ultimatums , misunderstanding, understanding, pretending, lying / being...
    Micromint Micromint 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I don't know which is worse. I shouldn't be whining, it's really over now, for the last and final time; but writing about how it feels makes it somehow feel better...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 5 days ago

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    My mum and dad want me to be in an arranged marriage when I'm older. I feel like I can't live with someone I've just been introduced to for the rest of my life. The thing is is...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My husband is my best friend. We were high school sweethearts but lost our way. We both married others, had kids, and lived life. His wife passed away. I got divorced and we found...
    jesysgrl jesysgrl 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't always feel alone in my marriage, but at the moment and numerous other times I do feel alone. I suffer from PTSD, and my wife and I both have anxiety and depression issues...
    Frankenzombie Frankenzombie 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi Folks Well, in 2009 while working to try and get through a work-related (and marriage-related, although unbeknownst to me at the time) burnout, I wrote my fist post on...
    Mrcellophane Mrcellophane 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've lived on a sexless marriage for 22 years our sex life was limited unless she wanted a baby otherwise it was great for a few years but after I stopped working things started to...
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M Aug 24

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    My marriage is so short of intimacy. Ive a douchebag of a husband who prefers to watch TV than make love to me when he knows i very seldom feel like it. What a stupid clueless...
    Peanuter Peanuter 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    Here's 2min40 sec of how to empathize. This is a building block for love and can lead you out of a sexless marriage I believe as well as many other relationship problems, family...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M Aug 24

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    I thought 'Marriage' was all waking together,walking in hands ,Sipping same coffee,taking joint decisions,sharing same principles,having similiar choices Until the day I got...
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 24

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    For over 8 months now I have tried so hard for my marriage to work. But instead she would rather cyber with people. Suppose she has made her choice now
    Steviepro Steviepro 46-50, M 16 Responses Aug 23

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    This is so stupid, but this is my marriage... Today I mentioned to my husband that the side yard looked bad. When he asked what was wrong with it, I told him that it would be...
    Laifu Laifu 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 22

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    Where to begin. Been married 14 years. Last 7-9 have been a living hell. My wife and I both work full time, and have a 14 year old daughter. Our parenting styles are night and...
    Drummmer78 Drummmer78 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    A while back I wrote out a long post going over all kinds of stuff. I later felt uncomfortable with it and deleted it. I kinda wish I hadn't but oh well. At present I would have...
    SummerBirdsong SummerBirdsong 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    I feel so depressed at the moment. She doesn't have a clue what she has done to the marriage, nor does she car. She just couldn't care. Tearing me apart here
    Steviepro Steviepro 46-50, M 11 Responses Aug 21

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    for those of you who live in a sexless marriage and refuse to cheat than i highly recommend you watch a movie called "FIREPROOF". I promise you wont be disappointed..
    honeysweetness3 honeysweetness3 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I have been married for almost 11 years. It is a long read...sorry We got married when he was 19 I was 18. I got pregnant before we were married. We only dated 6 months. I took my...
    redrubiess7 redrubiess7 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I think it is a legal price of paper, so the federal government can poke n prod into yo personal affairs. I think you can love someone n make a commitment from the heart. I shouldn...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have been struggling with sexless marriage for years. Recently, I have been telling my husband to separate because I really don’t want to stuck on something is not going to...
    AwesomeLucy AwesomeLucy 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 19

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    This is my first post for an experience so I hope I am doing this the right way........ My wife and I have been married for 4 years. For the most part it was a great relationship...
    MarcusAur12 MarcusAur12 31-35, M Aug 18

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    I tend to reject the institution of marriage in general but I'm happy for those find their own happiness through marriage. I just hope the gay rights community in America doesn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm by they not even sure where to begin. I feel I could write a book sometimes. I am 37 and very very in love with my husband of 14 years on his good days. His good days are...
    hopelessandsmiling hopelessandsmiling 36-40 Aug 17

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    I'm basically at fault for everything. We had troubles, she wanted to leave, I bucked up my ideas... But it's like I fixed my side of the garden, and hers is still full of weeds...
    uuugh uuugh 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Well, actually, it was an almost sexless marriage and it was all my fault. I had started a sewing business (sewing about 15 hours a day) and was busy taking care of grandchildren...
    asjmk asjmk 56-60, F Aug 17

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    My wife and I have been married for 13 years and she wants to leave. She says she feels empty inside and cannot live in a marriage without intimacy. While I knew things between...
    LonelyGuyHere LonelyGuyHere 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 17

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    Last time I posted here it was when my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and was very ill. She passed away in 2012. I went with her to my country because she wanted to...
    littlesadgirl littlesadgirl 18-21, F Aug 15

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