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I Loveless Marriage

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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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    Awake at night, again, with so many thoughts of anger, frustration, loneliness, sadness directed at husband of 11 years. I am pretty sure it is beyond repair. Sleep in separate...
    wockyroad wockyroad 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    My lovely wife of 37 years 7 kids has been in and out of affairs
    anthonyandrew46 anthonyandrew46 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I've been married for over 3yrs, together for 7yrs, 2boys, 6and3. I don't even know where to start...I've slept on the couch for along time, don't even know what a bed feels like...
    Fatherof2boys Fatherof2boys 36-40, M Feb 8

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    It is the middle of the night and I have just been rejected again last night. Today, my wife flies overseas for 2 weeks and she does not show the slightest inclination to have even...
    Sub305k Sub305k 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    So dealing with a loveless marriage. Anyone else going through this?
    blessed1966 blessed1966 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    There's absolutely no point to it. First, I abhor the idea of getting any sort of government involved in personal relationships. Who was the first person to suggest that anyway...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    To help people to be more informed about Pakistan instead of listening to poverty and falling for any stories. Having been to Pakistan many times, I can safely say the below;- 1...
    Eridanus Eridanus 31-35 Jan 27

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    now that im turning 26 i cant help but thinking of whats ahead for those of us who are almost 30. oh man its so scary to think that as we get older the option of marriage comes...
    Angel021389vancouver Angel021389vancouver 22-25, F Feb 9

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    I kind of regret getting married. *The crazy thing is one of the most disturbing nightmares I ever had was while I was in my teens, and it was about me marrying a decent man who...
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I don't believe in sex before marriage. I am a Christian and I truly believe that sex is a gift from God that is intended to bring a husband and wife closer together. Whether you...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am a male who has been married for 11 years, we have a nine year old son and i have ruined our marriage through my jealous behaviour. I have moved out for the second time so we...
    sema4444 sema4444 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm wondering about marriage in general. What is it? Why is it necessary? I've been exploring myself, my flaws and attributes. Been looking at my life, my relationships and the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 13

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    I don't believe in it because it makes your relationship sound kinda fake. Do you really need a license and a bunch of paperwork just to know that your in love with someone? I don...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'm in what I'll call a one-sided open marriage... My husband (I'll call him Zack) is the one who has other relationships. Before our marriage we tried to have an extra person (a...
    zodiac79 zodiac79 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    This weekend I met "M" my friend from NYC. He had booked the flight a while ago and it was mostly platonic. He was just a good friend to talk to. As 'THE day' approached I got...
    Jbaby83 Jbaby83 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    I am engaged to what i believe is a good man. We moved in 6 months after we started dating and a month later he proposed, I said yes. We started fighting a lot in month 10. The...
    bleuoiseau bleuoiseau 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I am in an interracial marriage. I'm a black man, and my wife is white. She has a daughter (who is white) from a previous marriage, and recently gave birth to my second daughter...
    DamnedDalmation DamnedDalmation 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I got married when I was 17, I was expecting my Frist baby, we been together since I'm 25 now :) going on 26, we have 3 beautiful Daughters now. I believe marriage is not like a...
    Marialz Marialz 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    It's not that I don't love my wife and son. I can't imagine my life without them. I still feel very confined, however, by the social and legal pressures that come with having a...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M Jan 31

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    I'm somewhat unique in the fact that I am a southern Baptist who believes that gay marriage should be legal. My reasons is I have started to wonder in the last year if gay is a...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Our counselling is going well. At some point l will do an update. H is continuing to actively participate. He appears keen to go along. We have been looking at our family...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 6

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    We r raised to believe things in life go in a certain order n marriage is just another one of those things thats expected from us. in order to achieve happiness these things have...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I've only been married 1 year and 1 month. We were friends for 2 years, then together for 2..you think that would be the set up for something amazing. Today I find out that he is...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    i do not believe why people here in india believe that marriage is the only destination of a girls life, for me if a girl is self capable to handle her life and the consequences in...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I am new here but it looks like I'm not alone in my sad existence of a sexless marriage. I have been married for 10 years ( my second marriage) and have no hope for a better life...
    lonelyloverboy47 lonelyloverboy47 46-50, M 7 Responses Feb 14

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    I've been in a bad marriage since I was 22 and I'm ready to leave but I don't want to leave my young children or displace them from the home. I've tried over and over to repair the...
    skinnert1 skinnert1 26-30, M Feb 14

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    So my marriage is over and in a week time my husband will be gone back to his comfort zone his parents. I am sad because he's failed miserable as a husband. Yes they are two sides...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    My story: married after college at 22. Divorced at 28 with 2 kids. We were kids ourselves and he was an alcoholic with character issues. Put myself thru grad school and married...
    Lonely2222 Lonely2222 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    I read about so many women on here that are unhappy in their marriage. They say their husbands are not interested in them and just sit around doing nothing about it. Wow... here...
    Allen54 Allen54 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    It should be possible for two guys or two girls to Mary it's all about love for each other, I get very happy when two guys kiss its a true sign of love, two guys holding hands is...
    unbuckle21 unbuckle21 61-65 6 days ago

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    I've been married for 6 1/2 years. 3 months ago my husband had to confess to cheating because he tested positive for chlamydia. I was devastated. I couldn't believe it. Throughout...
    Kylamama518 Kylamama518 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Never imagined myself posting in this section but here goes. So I've been married over 12 years now and to be honest after reading all the stories here, I wouldn't say I have a bad...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    My refuser wife is trying to be more social/friendly with me. Today she pulled out our photo albums searching of pictures of us when we were younger. I took my wedding ring off...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The cure to sexless marriage is marriage-less sex!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 17 hrs ago

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    The idea behind getting married is to devote yourself to one person. If you don't want that then don't get married. If you can't do it anymore then get a divorce. Don't go sneaking...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I grew up in a home where I never felt short of love. My dad passed when I was younger so my mom showed my brother and me more love than I can put into words. She taught me that...
    Dolor1312 Dolor1312 22-25, F Jan 26

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    So I have documented last week about my marriage.Do for 2 days I have had an opportunity to live on her and romance her.Both days all seemed like it was headed in that direction...
    brent54 brent54 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 26

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    As I read different stories in the ILIASM forum I begin to wonder about the differences in marriages out there that are sexless or almost sexless. There can't be a cure all as...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    No, I did not wait until marriage to engage in a sexual relationship with my boyfriend(s). I am not prude when it comes to sexual relationships but the direct opposite. I loved...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 19 Responses Jan 30

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    Hi I am 29 years old Indian girl. I am looking for Hindu guy for marriage (MOC). I am settled in UAE and basically am from Rajasthan. I prefer some one from UAE but if not than I...
    AmityPatel AmityPatel 26-30, F Jan 30

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    This morning he calls me and everything's just fine. I'm "dear" again apparently. lol This marriage is one epic mindfuck. lol
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I respect it if that's what someone wants to do. My issues lie with people that want to enforce traditional roles onto marriages of other people. Some women don't want children...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    To say that my mind is constsntly on this site is such flabbergasteding understatement it's unreal....... But ive just read a post byCherishme2 and i feel as if the wind has just...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 1

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