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I Live Missing My Incarcerated Husband

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    A Beautiful Tragedy

    I fell in love with my husband almost 10 years ago at the young age of sixteen. It was love at first sight for the both of us. It was if I had known him all my life. Such a familiar face that I had never seen. He received my heart the second we made eye contact whether he knew it...
    WildLovers WildLovers 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2011

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    Well I flew to California to visit my parents. My mom threw me a baby shower. It was lovely . We didnt talk much about my husband...I didn't blame her. She wanted to keep the mood...
    melguzman21 melguzman21 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Sometimes I feel that things happen quickly. And that they happen for a reason. Two weeks, wow! A lot has been packed into these last two weeks. First of all, my sister is a lot...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Totally missing someone right now. Thought things were going well, but now not sure. Either way I wish her all the best.
    shygirl2014 shygirl2014 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    The good news is my husband seems to be more interested in having sex since our last talk (the one about being afraid of not satisfying me completely since ). He mentions it more...
    asterinight asterinight 31-35, F 8 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone, things are going a lot better here. As a reminder my husband has ED and a low T count, so for a long time he didn't have any desire to do anything more than kiss and...
    suburbanmomoftwo suburbanmomoftwo 51-55, F 9 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Please talk about it. We are a non profit organization who helps others that have best friends and family members in jail-prison-incarcerated. Learn more about us at www.spw-BFF...
    SisterPrisonWivesBFF SisterPrisonWivesBFF 61-65 Jul 16

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    My husband definitely leads, but he doesn't "demand" things from me, so I follow him, not "obey" him. Let me just add that we have a give and take relationship, I want my husband...
    tonyandjendaluz tonyandjendaluz 31-35, F 23 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    When I say I submit to my husband, it's usually assumed that I do this because of religious reasons, but that's not the case at all. I believe men and women have different roles...
    tonyandjendaluz tonyandjendaluz 31-35, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So an update is in order, since I have been so lax in my attendance on EP. I am home AGAIN from yet another week away with the kids. Relaxation and rest certainly does wonders...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Afraid of change? It appears I shouldn’t have to be... As the journey in my head has begun...I’m contemplating what are the things that normally change after a separation...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 10

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    So I'm not finding much on here from the refusers perspective but I'll give this a try as I could really use some advice. I have been married for 8 years. We have a marriage that...
    britt48 britt48 26-30, F 31 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm staying up late again waiting to see what time my husband will come home. I saw him before he left again at 1 AM and now it is 2:33 AM. Last night he drank a lot and blacked...
    mesoftly mesoftly 22-25, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Yesterday we were waiting for the girls to come back after a time with the grandparents. We adore our girls, of course, but it's been really great to spend a few days on our own...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    Yesterday we were waiting for the girls to come back after a time with the grandparents. We adore our girls, of course, but it's been really great to spend a few days on our own...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have posted a couple of times about my refuser and our sexless marriage, but feel compelled to post an update. We are in marriage counseling, and she is also getting some...
    mistereko mistereko 36-40, M 16 Responses Jul 5

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    Times like these is when you understood me the most, I miss those days with you ..I had you as my diary, anything I want to say I'd come to you.. you had me the same way too.. we...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have forced my husband to live a life without sex for what was supposed to be the good of everyone. It was not he did not want sex, if fact there were many times he was demanding...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 14 years old and I live in a small village in England and by small I mean there is one village post office and a tiny primary school. It's very isolated, but the rest of my...
    Jessicat29 Jessicat29 13-15, F Jul 2

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    I am so confused and upset right now... It's a lengthy story... But I need to get this out before it really does drive me insane!! This probably isn't the right place to post it...
    mm1357 mm1357 36-40, F 19 Responses Jul 13

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    I have been married to my husband for over 18 years (together for 20). We have a 22yr old son (his by birth, mine by adoption) and a younger teen daughter. Our son was initially...
    Alex1sJam4s Alex1sJam4s 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I read all of the stories and I can relate to them my husband was the sort of man that women adore beautiful in everyway but he is a functioning alcoholic .So I did it I left my...
    sunshineonarainyday sunshineonarainyday 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm 42 years old and I've lived inside of my head my whole life. I'm not 100% introvert - MBTI pegs me at 60% Introvert which feels about right - but I do live in my head most of...
    simplify3 simplify3 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. First of all me and my husband have 21 grandchildren and he is only partial to a few of them...the rest he is indifferent but to this one...
    LavondaCausey LavondaCausey 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Tomorrow is T -1... so to speak. I have finally set up an appointment with my first attorney. Then Monday I have an appointment with a divorce mediator (who knows, maybe it can...
    inmytime inmytime 31-35, M 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother-in-law recently became incapacitated. She is elderly and was just hospitalized. I spent three days with my husband and other family members at the hospital. I get along...
    kt65 kt65 46-50 1 Response Jul 7

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    Even thought it was almost 10 years ago, I vividly remember seeing him from across the bar. Don't roll your eyes; this isn't what you think it is. He was handsome and brawny, and I...
    MiscMela MiscMela 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I live in Tulsa, OK. I have a boyfriend that is very good to me - and we are very much in love. In January, my ex-husband called me asking if he could stay at my house for a...
    readytosnap readytosnap 46-50, F Jul 20

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    This is just an update on my story and I hope it can show other people here that there is future after a bad relationship. I read stories for here for maybe more than one year...
    mfur mfur 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 20

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Observations from amazing night of passionate sex last night. Aftermath. I only post this because i use to spend a lot of time wondering weather or not I could go through w...
    Jane1024 Jane1024 36-40, F 27 Responses 6 days ago

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    Interesting article on obesity and its effect on people's sex lives. "Readers first encounter Englehardt at her heaviest, 265 pounds, strapped to a CPAP machine for sleep apnea...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm trying to do the right thing not only for myself, but for my family, especially for my beautiful baby daughter, to whom I might never apologize enough for not choosing well her...
    mery81 mery81 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Because we are going on vacation he has been working way more than usual and tonight he doesn't get off until way late. So now I'm stuck missing him :-(
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I really can't explain how it feels to miss someone. I wouldn't explain it as a "hole in your chest" or a "a place missing from your heart" because it is not something you feel all...
    MRLittonPalmer MRLittonPalmer 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm up at 4am because I'm so frustrated at having no sex with my husband for the past 15 months (since just before our daughter's birth). I went on a date late week with a very...
    strawberrybananachoko strawberrybananachoko 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 30

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    I sometimes feel like i'm teetering on the fence of outsourcing or trying fixing things with my husband. Some days I feel like I owe it to myself and my family (kids/husband) to...
    asterinight asterinight 31-35, F 16 Responses Jul 2

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    My name is Ryan, i love in a sexless marrage. If you havent guessed I'm gay and been arried for ruffly 5 months now and I have had sex just a gathering of 5 times since Feb 28th...
    RY0RY RY0RY 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    How can my husband be ok with not having sex? Once a month is crazy to me. Ive have 2 kids and one on the way... What does he think hes got super *****? Ummm NOT. Ive obviously...
    Antivenuz Antivenuz 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Tonight is another example of how my husband is showing me that he does not want to be married and/or have a family. He was supposed to come home for dinner. Then he calls me to...
    wendymrtns wendymrtns 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Hi all. I'm just having a really hard time today- I normally just read and read on this site and it helps me alot. I decided to speak up today. I miss my husband so much I want...
    Racquel34 Racquel34 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    This was supposed to be the happiest year of our lives. We welcomed our beautiful baby boy into the world 8 months ago and the first two months were amazing. It was then when my...
    abo1486 abo1486 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Sexless Marriage is a Biblical Reason for Divorce This is a re-post of a comment I wrote to someone that TheWendigo suggested I post as a story, in case it helps anyone. I am...
    UndefinedValue UndefinedValue 31-35, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    Sexually frustrated husband uses spreadsheet to show wife what's wrong with their sexlife. I have empathy for the husband. Obviously, however, his spreadsheet didn't inspire his...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    My husband and I have been in a relationship for ten years. I was 17 and he was 24. We have always been so attached to each and so much in love. We were best friends and told each...
    ramonap1990 ramonap1990 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ok, warning this is going to be long! I am at a loss in life. I have been married for almost 10 yrs, with him for almost 15. Things between us were always good,( not perfect of...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 31-35, F 11 Responses 5 days ago