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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 13 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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    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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    Wow, its amazing how we are drawn to people who treat us like ****. I'm newly married and just regret it terribly. I do everything my husband asks, cooking and cleaning and putting...
    Plainj23 Plainj23 31-35, F 1 day 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 4 hrs ago

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    Just had the oddest conversation with hubby. Well, not really conversation I guess as it was mostly one-sided, but usually all he talks about is his work. This time, he talked...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    We are programmed by society to live our lives according to a set and proven set of rules. We finish school, go to university, get a good job, meet the right girl, get married and...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Daily it seems I see the same post...someone stating they live in a sexless marriage. Sometimes I respond and offer advice though it feels like I'm just adding my voice to the many...
    RLB2 RLB2 41-45, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    Well I'm not sure where this will end up. But I'm here as a former refuser. One to make some amends and two to tell the truth to all the women who are currently living with a...
    Transgressed Transgressed 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 10

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    You know what hurts? What really, really hurts about my marriage? That I am my Husbands Best Friend. He's told me this. It's true, all the good friends I've known him to have...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    It's been a long time since I wrote: If you have read my previous articles then you already have the background or a lot of it. If not my situation is as follows: I have been...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Even tho she is stubborn and pessimistic as hell, I cannot live without her.
    hellohowlow hellohowlow 13-15, F 46 mins ago

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    My wife lives in South Carolina and I live in NYC in order to find full-time employment. We are both self-employed small business owners but it's not enough to support our family...
    musicandlovetogether musicandlovetogether 36-40, M Dec 7

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    I was born with anomalous left coronary artery. I have an artery that in normal hearts comes off the aorta. My artery comes off the pulmonary artery. I am now 64. It can be fatal...
    oldclerk oldclerk 61-65, M 6 days ago

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      I have been in a sexless marriage for 7 years now. H is a wonderful man, amazing father, very generous. We did not engage in premarital sex, were both virgins when got...
    exhaustednumb exhaustednumb 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 8

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    Wow... the title couldn't fit me better... I've been married for 14 yrs to a man that use to be a good man... that is before he retired from the army and before he started getting...
    neydi1972 neydi1972 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 3

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    Well at the end of July my mother in law moved in, and was told she would be helping, well no such luck. Our sex life and intimacy has only gotten worse. I feel more like a...
    Fotoman Fotoman 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 15

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    It seems more and more men, especially, live in sexless marriages. I wonder why? Is it because they can't look at their wives in the same way as they once did. She's had the...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    I have been married 21 years in December. My husband came to me in September and said he no longer has feelings for me. That he loves me and does not want me hurt, but does not...
    surfergirl2009 surfergirl2009 36-40, F Nov 29

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    I have decided it is time for me to outsource. what most of you don't know is that I am a musician by profession. By way of explanation, I had dearly love classical music. I also...
    HappyascanB HappyascanB 51-55, M 5 Responses Nov 30

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    So some of you have been holding me through the saga of my marriage break up and I thank you all for that. He left. Then changed his mind and threw me out and I have been a girl...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I ve had a very hard life .i was born in Egypt to an Egyptian mother and partly greek father .my parents got married through an arranged marriage and they never got on with each...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi. I'm a Female, British Pakistani, Sunni, 20, living in England, Birmingham. I am a closeted Lesbian. I'm at an age where the family are beginning to pressure me to find a guy to...
    BritishMuslimWoman BritishMuslimWoman 18-21 2 days ago

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    Hi. I'm a Female, British Pakistani, Sunni, 20, living in England, Birmingham. I am a closeted Lesbian. I'm at an age where the family are beginning to pressure me to find a guy to...
    BritishMuslimWoman BritishMuslimWoman 18-21 2 days ago

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    Hi. I'm a Female, British Pakistani, Sunni, 20, living in England, Birmingham. I am a closeted Lesbian. I'm at an age where the family are beginning to pressure me to find a guy to...
    BritishMuslimWoman BritishMuslimWoman 18-21 2 days ago

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    Hi. I'm a Female, British Pakistani, Sunni, 20, living in England, Birmingham. I am a closeted Lesbian. I'm at an age where the family are beginning to pressure me to find a guy to...
    BritishMuslimWoman BritishMuslimWoman 18-21 2 days ago

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    It's been a year since I last posted. I had an online affair with a woman I met on EP. I fell in love with her. My wife found out and I broke it off. I haven't spoken to her in a...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 6 Responses Nov 28

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for just over 16 years. In that time I've been through the counseling sessions, countless fights, nights on the couch, online trysts, real life near...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Don't ever think you're completely secure in a relationship. I say this because you can't know another persons mind or heart. Like me, you can't believe you're living a fairy tale...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am not a virgin, I have also been married before and have unfortunately had many experiences of sex without marriage. I really enjoy sex, however, I have always believed sex...
    jrsybelle jrsybelle 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I didn't wait until marriage, I was very young about 15 yrs old when I lost my virginity. Although waiting until marriage is insane to me!! I'm proud of those who can actually wait...
    AlissiaMarie AlissiaMarie 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I am so tired of living in a sexless marriage. It's a nightmare. I need to leave, get a divorce, and be on my own but I have no clue how to leave, and be on my own. I keep thinking...
    loveangelmusicbaby0 loveangelmusicbaby0 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 27

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    I don't believe in divorce. So, my first marriage is most likely going to be my only marriage. But I am not going to get married until I am 46 or 49. Lmao
    SunshineH316 SunshineH316 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    It's 3.23 am here. My husband has been emotionally distant, self-absorbed and argumentative the whole day. (the whole year?). He is peacefully asleep beside me while I am...
    BonneNouvelle BonneNouvelle 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    I feel like I hate him and I know if I died in this moment I would likely go directly to hell. We have been married for about 7 years, living together for over 8, and met over 12...
    nocturne1980 nocturne1980 31-35 Dec 2

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    I would like to start doing/enjoying some things on my own. I seem to be dependent on my husband being part of the picture and/or being a 'provider' of my happiness. If my husband...
    BonneNouvelle BonneNouvelle 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Ive been married for 1 year and i hate my marriage. All my husband do is take me for granted, harass everyone in the house, disrespect us and verbally abuse us. Im tired of my...
    shakii00 shakii00 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    cassiecc11 cassiecc11 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I'm Roman Catholic and believe that the reasons are based on evidence rather than faith. That said, I struggle with gay marriage and even the Biblical references on it. I've...
    originnone originnone 51-55, M 10 Responses Dec 6

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    I can't believe I was censured and my comment deleted. Just trying to reach out and I poured out my soul about what it's like being married to a hypercritical person who can't be...
    Chandler1929 Chandler1929 41-45 Dec 7

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    candycc12 candycc12 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    candycc12 candycc12 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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