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I Live In a 1 Sided Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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 too live in a sexless marriage. I live on Cape Cod.
    danno667 danno667 41-45, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I would like some insight on this. If this sounds like I met my lover from a past life, or if this seems to be mere coincidence. I have never really given much thought to past...
    malbearxo malbearxo 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My wife wants me to sleep with other women. I'm 34, she's 34, we have a daughter, and I think we fight too much. She is very touchy about any time I even bring up our lack of...
    RealColonelMustard RealColonelMustard 31-35, M Jan 8

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    I am not in a troubled marriage. I am now in my second marriage. My first marriage lasted 21 years. My wife was confined to a wheelchair due to disability. We had three children...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I REALLY HATE one sided conversations. This isn't me being mean, this is something that drives me insane. If you're going to talk to someone, talk. Use actual sentences, not 1 word...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    My best friend stopped talking to me. Started only contacting me to ask favors. I hired him to do some work for me, and he acted unprofessional and drew complaints. So I said...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Facing marriage, people have different ideas about the contrast between love and money. However, I prefer love to money, if I have the choice. Firstly, as a matter of fact, love...
    rosafiermonte rosafiermonte 26-30, F Jan 14

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    maybe against would be a strong word, but i dont agree with force arranged marriage. what i feel more painful however is the fact that... for children who love their parents, they...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been divorced for over 3 years now. I often read stories here from people in sexless marriages, hoping that maybe I can help someone either save their marriage or help in...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    India as you all might know is a country rich in culture and tradition. Arranged marriages happens to be a very integral part of this culture. I am 27 years old and got married in...
    femaleskeleton femaleskeleton 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well , yesterday we had our first joint counselling session. Beforehand I was very anxious. I had a knot in my stomach and a pain in my head. I wasn't sure if H would appear, but...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 26 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Native American tradition is one of preservation. We are many tribes, many clans, but our stories carry on our history. Some have been nearly lost and forgotten, as the young...
    LaJumelleMauvaise LaJumelleMauvaise 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    For over 20 years I lived a life with very little sex. The times we did have it were mostly initiated by me. After many years of this it really messes with a person's psyche...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I do live in a sexless, passionless marriage in Massachusetts. Anybody else that way in MA or SNH?
    Slimbidude Slimbidude 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I've never seen anything wrong with it. You're all worthy of love, happiness, and life. I'm glad gay marriage is legal in New Zealand now. Add that to your list of options...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F Jan 8

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    After years of begging my husband to go to marriage counseling and him flat out refusing or agreeing and then going once and then finding excuses why he can't go, I started therapy...
    MLH205 MLH205 41-45, F 11 Responses Jan 5

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    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Please would you help me to forward my email to doctor chamath rampathirana My name is evangelia amirhom and 2011 I was a patient under the care of doctor chamath rampathirana and...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My mom says since I found out I have another chronic illness in additon to MS, I've became too emotional. She said (on Christmas Day) it's almost impossible for her to handle it...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Dec 26, 2014

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    Well I'm not going I say never but as of right now I don't feel like i need to get married in the future. Look I'm not in a serious relationship, do I want to be yes. I want to be...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Many of us here know and understand the daily struggle and pain we endure in a sexless marriage. We come here to read others stories, share our own stories, and if we're lucky, we...
    Paris46 Paris46 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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      I'm new to this, so this is my first post, my marriage is failing and I'm on the verge of separation, things haven't been right with my wife for a long time, we used to be...
    swannie20 swannie20 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm from Pakistan. I'm in search of a nice & serious girl from US or Canada for long term relationship/marriage. Only girls within 21-32 yrs of age & willing to have kids after...
    dansizzling dansizzling 22-25, M Jan 8

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    Feeling very alone and feeling like this is not the marriage I thought it would be. Wanting to stay committed and work it out but things just are getting harder to deal with. No...
    Purpleapple84 Purpleapple84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    My marriage used to be happy, Now a days we just seem to be going with the daily motions. Living more as roommates than spouses. Daily bickering has me on the verge of hating him...
    CityGal412 CityGal412 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Hi all, hoping for a little wisdom. I'm divorced five years and have loved dating and having all the experiences that I've had. I've learned so much about myself and others through...
    beesknees12 beesknees12 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I let him live with me is more like it. He was couch surfing for years prior to that. I ask for $100 bucks a week, so I don't feel like his sugar Momma. But I still feel that way...
    yppirt yppirt 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    My brother and parents and I all live in a 2 and a half bed house (a study which can double as a bedroom) with 1 bathroom. We're not poor or anything, we just don't need that much...
    YuEvans YuEvans 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    It would be a dream come true but for now I can live like one in my head and practice.
    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    It Seems So Charming!!!I visted a local Hobby Farm and had a wonderful time. There were many activities and I had a lot of fun. I am not switching to any of the agricultural...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I live in Ontario, Canada so yea hmu
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I live in Kent to be precise
    JacobHerst JacobHerst 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    From 1990-2003 I lived in Fairbanks Alaska and Manly Hot Springs, AK I loved it, but then my work brought me back to the lower 48. If you ever have a chance to visit Alaska its...
    nylonbritches nylonbritches 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    And it's usually people my age. I mean, there are some I love, but I don't know anything about their lives besides the music they make.
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 25 mins ago

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    Why do they call it gay marriage? Im so sick of the labels they give everything. Its not a gay marriage. Its marriage. Marriage is about two people who love each other. It doesnt...
    WarriorPoet97 WarriorPoet97 16-17, F 8 Responses Jan 2

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    I was in a situation. It stressed me out for a long time, and put a lot of strain on the relationship. Eventually I deciced that I couldn't change his reaction, and there was no...
    GermanMilF GermanMilF 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    After recently ridding my life of the toxic marriage I was in I'm feeling amazing! I'm starting to feel like exploring things I've always been a little too afraid to do. I've...
    wheretooranywhere wheretooranywhere 31-35, F a week ago

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    It does not belong to me it belongs to everyone. Marriage is between consenting parties who vow to be in a committed romantic relationship. Far be it form me to stop someone from...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I look a mess, my eyes are so red I seriously look like I would imagine a red eyed devil/ghoul would look like. I'm in the bathroom and as my husband comes up to get ready to sleep...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago