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    Love, Is It Real?

    I think about love. I wish I had true love. I think I was in love before. Love to !e is like the wind. It is there, it is real. We can not see it, but we know it is there. We can even measure it. We can see its effects. Much like the recent tornadoes where I live, it can cause...
    bobolink1 bobolink1 66-70, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Married but lonely

      I am married since 3 years and have a beautiful 18 month old baby. My husband is a nice man. He is very helpful - doing chores, taking care of baby when needed. He does not abuse me or anything like that. The problem is that we are very distant in personalities. And we are...
    nova15 nova15 31-35 Jun 25, 2012

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    I honestly don't know how I got here... Not on this site but in a sexless marriage. I've been married since 2006 and to be perfectly honest we had more sex before we got married...
    radicalmami radicalmami 31-35 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I feel crazy for feeling this way. I have a beautiful home, no debt, a good job, a successful husband. On the exterior, everything looks great. But inside my home, I feel like I...
    babalulu babalulu 36-40, F 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    All I want & need is to feel loved. I suffer from epilepsy. I had a stage where I suffered from the psychological effects and the 'psychosocial dissorder'. It was hard and...
    Robberto Robberto 41-45, M 20 hrs ago

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    We've been together since high school which was 2008 and got married 4 years ago. We have a daughter together and have what every one considers a good marriage. But in reality our...
    Lostinexile Lostinexile 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not in a sexless marriage but I may as well be and in fact I've decided that "going sexless" is looking like the least painful option and I'm hoping that others have found a...
    tim678 tim678 41-45, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    See what I don't understand is why people would want to wait until marriage. Even if you do wait until you're married it doesn't mean the marriage is gonna last forever...
    blackheartlover blackheartlover 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I live in a mostly sexless marriage and it freaking sucks! We've been thru it all. Drs, therapy, talks,ultimatums , misunderstanding, understanding, pretending, lying / being...
    Micromint Micromint 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    We met 5-6 years ago and our relationship was going like any other. We talk a lot, spend lot of time together, kissing, hugging, laughing...we couldn't wait next time to see each...
    auspergerica auspergerica 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When all you want is someone to talk to...
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    At the bar after working a long day and I wouldn't mind going home to an empty house or running away. I do have a full tank of gas....
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I don't know which is worse. I shouldn't be whining, it's really over now, for the last and final time; but writing about how it feels makes it somehow feel better...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M Aug 27

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    My mum and dad want me to be in an arranged marriage when I'm older. I feel like I can't live with someone I've just been introduced to for the rest of my life. The thing is is...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F Aug 27

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    My husband sent a wrong text intended for his GF to my phone being used by my daughter while she's here in the country for a vacation. He got so nervous and told my daughter that...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 26

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    I totally believe in traditional marriage roles. The man should be in charge. He should be the one to make any big (and little too if he wishes) decisions. The wife's role should...
    Rscfm04 Rscfm04 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Hi Folks Well, in 2009 while working to try and get through a work-related (and marriage-related, although unbeknownst to me at the time) burnout, I wrote my fist post on...
    Mrcellophane Mrcellophane 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I'm not sure what to make of my marriage at this point. I thought I was marrying my best friend, but instead of being a wife she has become another mother. I've mentioned this...
    RNMedic RNMedic 26-30, M 9 Responses Aug 24

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    Here's 2min40 sec of how to empathize. This is a building block for love and can lead you out of a sexless marriage I believe as well as many other relationship problems, family...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    In order to have a perfect relationship that turns into a perfect marriage, the wife must honor her husband over her own will, and the husband must love his wife over his own...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M Aug 24

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    I was watching the reality tv series Arranged and I thought wow, it must be therapeutic to go through the what ifs and shoulds before you get hitched to a person someone else chose...
    zizna zizna 36-40, F Aug 23

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    or how many ppl claim to be? some use that line for sympathy sex. but, I am still amazed ar how many ppl are in sexless marriage. i guess iy is believable, cuz my marriage was...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 21

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    been there done that! never ever again....it will be known straight from the beginning I want daily intimacy and no head games..my ex wanted booze more than me and her children...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M Aug 21

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    I have been married for almost 11 years. It is a long read...sorry We got married when he was 19 I was 18. I got pregnant before we were married. We only dated 6 months. I took my...
    redrubiess7 redrubiess7 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I think it is a legal price of paper, so the federal government can poke n prod into yo personal affairs. I think you can love someone n make a commitment from the heart. I shouldn...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have been struggling with sexless marriage for years. Recently, I have been telling my husband to separate because I really don’t want to stuck on something is not going to...
    AwesomeLucy AwesomeLucy 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 19

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    I tend to reject the institution of marriage in general but I'm happy for those find their own happiness through marriage. I just hope the gay rights community in America doesn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Well, actually, it was an almost sexless marriage and it was all my fault. I had started a sewing business (sewing about 15 hours a day) and was busy taking care of grandchildren...
    asjmk asjmk 56-60, F Aug 17

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    So many people in sexless marriages... relationships which should be so different... enjoying the pleasure of holding hands, cuddling, smiling to each other sweetly... and of...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I am entering my 3rd year of marriage. I love my wife. I love the life we have built so far. There are some issues. She will not allow me any personal hobbies. She demeans my...
    ja07 ja07 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Whilst in my marriage, I used to question myself, why it wasn't working. Not matter how hard I tried, and boy did I try! It always felt like an uphill struggle, or like I was in a...
    despondant despondant 51-55 1 Response Aug 15

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    So many heartbreaking stories in here . Anyone want to chat message me.
    clintonx clintonx 36-40, M Aug 15

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    I don't date for the sake of always being just a girlfriend. I date with the expectations of eventually getting married. Yes, I know, "dating is for fun and getting to know someone...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    When I was working out yesterday, I was thinking about Unjusted's recent post. It was such a good read. During my run, I pondered that while my Ex seemed to be so easy going, just...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Seriously!! Why do people from Pakistan always propose marriage to me! Do they seriously think id really consider marriage. No Thank You!! Caucasian Americans Only Need Apply.
    Sabr3na Sabr3na 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    It's not that I am scared of marriage- in fact, I want to love so badly. I want to give somebody unconditional love and be their best friend in their worst times. But, I am afraid...
    mmerose mmerose 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm willing to hear everything that people have to say about gay marriage and that's from everyone. I'm not bothered whether you're gay, straight or bi. I would like to know what...
    WillBurchell1 WillBurchell1 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 12

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    Hi I am 30 year old gay guy based in Sydney looking for a MOC. well the marriage will only last a year. I am from Mumbai originally. Anyone in Australia or Mumbai?
    travelraj travelraj 31-35, M Aug 11

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    My church told me that I was going to HELL because I had premarital sex with my fiance (now he is my husband),... SMH at that stupid church bs... I already have 3 children...
    Brenda1976 Brenda1976 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 10

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    Though I didn't wait until marriage I married the man I lost my virginity to and he lost it to me I was 19, he was 23.
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Have you ever seen the movie the "Perfect Storm". At one point the camera goes close in on one of the fishermen...he has a face of utter defeat. Bleakness. Dispair and yet he also...
    SadMrBlue SadMrBlue 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 10