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I Live In a 1 Sided Marriage

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    No, I did not wait either to have sex before marriage. I started having sex when I was 16 and was on the pill at that time so I would not get pregnant. My mother made sure of...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    At what point do you give up? When do you finally say I've had enough of feeling alone. You build a life, kids, house, good jobs. You seem to have everthing and from the outside...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 9 Responses Mar 6

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    Married 25 years with three kids (25, 23, 21). I have been living in a sexless marriage (meaning zero sex) for the past 6 years, touchless (meaning zero touch) for the past 3 years...
    acceptingmediocrity acceptingmediocrity 56-60, M 8 Responses Mar 9

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    My boyfriend wants a non-monogamous relationship. He keeps saying he loves the connection we have, and he says he feels like it would still be there between us even if we broke up...
    Jarka123 Jarka123 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sexless Marriage Help | The best online way to rejuvenate a marriage : Power of Two Marriage The first step in getting sexless marriage help is to understand the problem. Here’s...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    So my lover says she can't be the "shadow woman" anymore, but WOW did we ever create some seriously amazing memories in 4 1/2 months of finally seeing each other after nearly 2...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So i met this guy Lumi on internet And i thought he was the one i mean we talked tk each other 24/7 , i really thought i knew him , we liked the same things and shared the same...
    Lellaa Lellaa 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a sexless marriage and the marriage is working. It is because my wife and I have experienced lack of sex, knowledge or practicing it but in different ways and places. So we...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 8

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    People change, if you do not have the spark in your relationship you had when you first get married you should move on..... At least this is how I see it now.. Marriage is a 24/7...
    navyguy1976 navyguy1976 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Sexless marriage is a sense-less marriage.
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M Feb 27

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    I don't live in a sexless marriage, but my H uses it as a weapon. I relate to a lot of your stories. Mind if I hang around for awhile?
    milkysecret milkysecret 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 5

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    I had a little too much red wine last night... My mouth was spewing with truth. Hurtful truths. Ive always been honest about my need for more sex in the marriage. But last night I...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 14 Responses Mar 15

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    posted in wrong category moved to I Live in a Sexless Marriage
    WowandWowWow WowandWowWow 51-55, F Mar 16

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    Like most things in life, marriage is what individuals choose to make of it. Unfortunately there are those who choose to abuse and betray it. Others try to avoid it. Some even try...
    BlackMagicAttack BlackMagicAttack 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I too live in a sexless marriage. I have needs. If he doesn't want me....someone else does. I told him I'm getting a boyfriend.
    queenofdenial20 queenofdenial20 46-50, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just don't understand. We're both passive-aggressive, which makes this all even that much more fun...*sarcasm*. But I love my knucklehead deeply, and that is why I'm still here...
    lonelygirl222 lonelygirl222 41-45, F 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    Roy Moore calls for 'Biblical marriage' at Texas rally AUSTIN, Texas — About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call...
    FindMeIAmYours FindMeIAmYours 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like since he doesn't even sleep with me, I should never be talked down to. He should be 100% kind to me. I feel so intolerant. I'm wishing I was not in a...
    caddriss caddriss 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 28

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    Tuesday my wife and I begin talking to a marriage counselor. I have an appt next week with the lawyer to advise if I should move out and how to protect my share of the marital...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 28

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    I have been very emotional lately. Getting resentful and angry maybe even when he is trying. I have been rejected sexually so many times by him it is like I anticipate it. I...
    indianagirl76 indianagirl76 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    You know, one never wakes up one day and says "hey, I want to get married to someone who doesn't appreciate me". So here I am at 19 years old, in a sexless marriage. I'm married to...
    Angelwithbrokenwingsxo Angelwithbrokenwingsxo 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    it is like being a slave, it is not a normal marriage because my husband is controlling and no matter how I try to find good in this , it is nowhere to be found. I always wanted to...
    unadorned unadorned 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    My marriage has gone down hill. First my wife was cheating and then she started the controlling. Next she made me beg for sex. Now, I'm begging and getting nothing. She even...
    nikisman nikisman 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    After four years of marriage, It has been a year and a half since I have made love with my wife and it kills me every day...so much so I cant sleep at nights all that easy. Her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 13

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    In the past, I spent a considerable amount of valuable time ruminating about my frustration with my lack of connection re SM or STBX. I was jealous about what I wished I had. It...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Why i my so sad that my marriage is ending?? Hubby told me the bank said the new closing day is March 26.. I should b happy instead im crying, lately i cry a lot.. 30yrs & now...
    britefutureahead2 britefutureahead2 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    The idea of waiting till marriage always seemed perfect to me. But I knew that it would probably never happen that way. My boyfriend and I will be together for 4 years next month...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    Ok..I need to tell my story and see what you all think. My husband and I were not sexually active like we should have been the last couple years. We could count on one or two hands...
    KeraJo75 KeraJo75 36-40 2 Responses Mar 17

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    We had a reasonably good sex life the first 8 years and the last ten were a living hell. After the kids left we bolted. It took me several years to recover emotionally and...
    adventurousjames adventurousjames 51-55 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm in a mostly sexless marriage. What I do get comes from elsewhere and even that has dried up. My level is about that of a Texas lake in summer haha.
    mrtexasguy mrtexasguy 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Thought provoking questions to ask yourself: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/a37860/unhappy-marriage/?link=rel&dom=yah_hlth&src=syn&mag=cos
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    So my h. and me had a good chat about us. I can't lie, so I told him everything what bothers me. We talked often about us, but now we finally decided to separate. We both are...
    E0os E0os 26-30, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Good evening --- I however AM HAPPY IN MY MARRIAGE. This post is in response to the countless women that are unhappy in their marriages. Many wives lament and languish that they...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 7

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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 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My husband is depressed and everything I say makes him feel bad. I can't talk to him about anything. I feel like I have to bottle everything up because he thinks anything bad is...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I just found out the STBX responded to the divorce Summons at the last hour. Scheduled for Harassment Restraining Order in early April. I am perplexed as to why he even cares to...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I have never been married, but I do know if relationship does finally end it will most likely happen at the worst time. When you are already married, that's why I don't want to get...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 13

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