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I Live In Pain From Pseudotumor Cerebri

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    thesweetjen thesweetjen 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2013

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    Ronald Raevsky is a landscape painter from Maysel, West Virginia. He started painting at a very young age and he was just 8 years old when he completed his first painting. He grew...
    ronald01 ronald01 22-25, M Apr 10

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    Hi, I suffer from BIH or Pseudo tumor Cerebri. I was diagnosed in April of 2013 through a MRI and Spinal Tap. I can understand how all of u suffer from this rare disease as well as...
    Chocolatebabe33 Chocolatebabe33 31-35, F Mar 26

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    My neurologist technically gave up on me...she gave me a referral to the headache clinic at the university of Michigan. I go there on the 19th of June... But....in the mean time I...
    kiesterdee6 kiesterdee6 22-25, F Apr 7

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    A painter from Maysel, West Virginia, Ronald Ravesky is acknowledged for his landscape paintings. His art work is a perfect blend of creative expressions, colors and fabulous ideas...
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    I have suffered since age 16 from endo. I have three young children. During my third pregnancy, things went wrong. The placenta was outside of the uterus. My doctor went into a c...
    CPPDANCER CPPDANCER 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    22 and too many diagnosed illnesses, disease, viruses, etc. Started at 8 years old. In pain from head to toe, it physically hurts just to be alive. I can't work or go to school to...
    HiddenDaisy HiddenDaisy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    This month I thought I might be lucky,as I normally get pms and pain for a week before it even starts.Well...it turns out,my period is at least 10 days late (no,I'm not pregnant...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I can't stand seeing sadness or pain in anyone's eyes, but especially not my Fiancee's. He is the world to me, and When he gets sad or in pain I just can't stand it. I go over and...
    ZC343454 ZC343454 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm so confused.....don't know right from wrong or up from down these days. I am but a shadow of the man I was.
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    ~Everyone has wounds, some just cope with them better~ The pain is in everyone, some just find a way to replace it. I have become an expert in this. I am sensitive. Actually, I...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I'm not married but I was engaged and I had to break it off it did hurt because I really loved him but I'm a sex addict and I thought I could change that and he wanted me to...
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 13 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My life is a sham. I am a 37 year old female and have been married to my husband for 2 years and together for 4. He has never been interested in sex with me but we did long...
    Pattycakey Pattycakey 36-40, F 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I always see advice from people on this board that one should seek legal counsel before they begin the journey towards ending their....well I guess legally it's termed a marriage...
    demisis demisis 36-40, M 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    How I wish I could. :( It's been almost a week the first time I joined on EP and since then, I started knowing numerous experiences of people (that captured my heart) coming from...
    MissPurple912 MissPurple912 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I've been on this site now for a little while and am trying to create a support group for people who are working to cope with chronic pain in their spouse. This site would help...
    JustKeepSinging JustKeepSinging 26-30 Mar 31

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    I've recently read that a lot of people have difficulty understanding why people in an abusive family/relationship just don't leave the abuser. I understand why they think so...
    imprintedme imprintedme 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I was diagnosed last year with a chronic pain condition that formed from me passing 4-8 kidney stones a year. Since I keep passing the stones I will always be in agony and when I...
    dirkablaze dirkablaze 26-30, M Mar 30

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    He moved out a week ago. It was getting excruciating to be able to look at him everyday and see that he is relieved and ready to move on. He went to sleep on a friends couch. I...
    Cucly80 Cucly80 31-35, F 19 Responses Mar 31

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    I asked for a divorce 2 months ago. He moved out 2 weeks ago. Divorce will be final in 6 months. I wrote all my stories in I live in a sexless marriage group. I have been a member...
    Cucly80 Cucly80 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    My paradox I believe There are no such things As norms,rules or sins In life, we can experience an endless dream without having to face the so called reality to live up to. Life...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F Apr 11

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    The whole thing is shot, or so it seems... I damaged my knee skiing a long time ago and sustained a hip injury while rock climbing. Now many years later the knee, hip, bursitis...
    epjoni epjoni 56-60, T Mar 20

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    I had a meeting with stbx yesterday. At first I was scaredto go. Scared bbecause I had just sorted through my feelings on why I felt so empty and why I felt like I had wanted to...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 23

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    For those of you that have left your SM's, I pose a question: Was the pain initiated with divorce greater than what you experienced during your SM? I ask this because my H and I...
    tresses tresses 36-40, F 39 Responses Mar 27

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    The Rogue Unmasked My Queen I know that I have been a thorn in your side, I do apologize a bit for that, but as you will soon see it was for a purpose. The evils that you have...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I see stars in the city. Oh they shine so bright and pretty, making the black sky not seem so bland. I cry because I've never seen the sky look so muse worthy. My head is hanging...
    inonon inonon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Chronic pain is like having your own personal vampire that sucks the life blood from you. You can do things you enjoy but will pay the price of awful pain later or the next day...
    micmer micmer 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think a lot about how much better my life would be if/when my fiancé would commit suicide. She suffers from CRPS which causes her to feel burning pain 24/7 and after 2 years...
    WishThingsWereBetter WishThingsWereBetter 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My wife started painting my toe nails early on in our marriage and it didn't bother me as no one saw them but us. Then one summer on a weekend we went to Knobles amusement park and...
    CdKimmi CdKimmi 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Stuff I Used To Think (but don't any more) In regard to sexless marriages, I once used to think that the complainant person - - was probably a hopelessly bad root - wasn't...
    bazzar bazzar 56-60, M 7 Responses Mar 24

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    The Right Person, Not The Right Time, or Place... Letting go is a process. It's always hard, but there is some truth to the line "the first cut is the deepest". Honestly, thank...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    The H and I went to a counselor yesterday. When asked how long it had been since we were last intimate, my H replied with "a while". I piped in and said, "yes, a while... 16...
    notwithme notwithme 41-45, F 38 Responses Mar 27

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    I met someone about 4 months ago. I was single for almost two years. I dated someone for about 7. It was intense and unhealthy, and although I have moved on,I wont lie sometimes...
    allthebeautifulthings allthebeautifulthings 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    For Kids Sake.... As part of our divorce and the process both my stbx and my therapist suggested a seminar called For Kids Sake. I got quite a bit out of it myself. I attended...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 7 Responses Mar 30

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    I experienced it and it surely was an eye-opener. It was a breath of fresh air. My most successful clean slate ever. Now when I returned, the old me did as well. Although I know...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 4

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    Those who do not have to deal with this situation must find it odd that those of us who do, express such deep sadness and longing. How often do the comments suggested the simple...
    DumbLondoner DumbLondoner 51-55, M 18 Responses 6 days ago

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    Psychology Today has a couple of recent articles regarding "Does Sexless marriage justify adultery". The articles are reasonable and informed and the comments worthwhile. They...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    who lives in New Zealand? i want more friends on here that are closer to home
    OrranM OrranM 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    my life is my drama.. i live within this world that is so unreal only thing i know is that i am experiencing it.. this is my drama.. this is my reality..
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    Add me on xbox live :) Ashallayn11
    MusicCrazed MusicCrazed 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    were are all the girls who live in Arizona ?
    azcat azcat 41-45, M 42 mins ago

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    I was diagnosed with DDD in 2004. They also found a bulging cervical disk. I was told that I needed a fusion from C3 to C5. I had that done in December of 2004. A month into...
    ChicagoSparky ChicagoSparky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have been in chronic, constant pain for over 15 years now. I have seen a multitude of doctors, had several surgeries, many exploratory and even a spinal fusion of my L4-L5 disc...
    Mahala71 Mahala71 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Part 2: the warning signs The changes really started to happen in November. We had a vacation planned. On the vacation we did it 2 times, would have only been once but I yapped at...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    Ok. Not a suicide cry for help, or 'oh I am so sorry' sympathy. But dammit, today and more than a few times before, dying seems like heaven compared to earth. I am a pretty open...
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My battle with chronic pain goes back 18 years to my first attack of acute hemorrhaging pancreatitis - a disease caused in my case by gall stones that blocked my pancreatic duct...
    ericgaudion ericgaudion 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Yes, it was a long time ago, she was my first love and when she agreed to go out with me I could hardly believe it. I was about 16, she was beautiful, well dressed, ambitious...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 22

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    I have TED nominations, more than a dozen topics for BigThink, and 13 innovations in science to Mental Floss.I sent the submissions, and am waiting for my reply. Admitted to a...
    Gripthat Gripthat 18-21, M Mar 24

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    There are 2 whys in the sexless marriage. The first is: why does my spouse not want sex? This leads to a huge cycle of reason-chasing, smokescreening from the refuser, magical...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 8 Responses