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    In one "wing" of our family a baby has been

    born. Nobody would kill us if we don´t go and visit a newborn, but my husband makes a big fuss out of it, as usual. He is and always has been a drama queen and I am more pragmatic and I don´t make ceremonies in life. Anyway, he asked me should we go. I know he does not want to...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    How Do I Win My Husband Of 22 Yrs Heart Back?

    Please help me !!!! My husband and I are High School sweethearts and have been together for 21 years. We have three beautiful daughters. The last six months have been real hard financially and emotionally. I have notice the distance in our relationship. I did not...
    iwantmyhusband iwantmyhusband 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    Situation Part2

    So as before that's everything in a nutshell. But I just thought now since I have no one to really express my feelings I can through here. I feel that the things I did does not deserve this to not even talk to me on the phone or bring our son to see me. She sends me pics and...
    Menace77 Menace77 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Read

    In my culture people my age or younger get married especially girls. I'm 23 my real age its only a number but I feel that I'm not ready I don't feel that I have experienced life enough to get married.When I see what girls have to do in their marriage it's depressing they clean...
    iwanttobeafashionesigner iwanttobeafashionesigner 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    Lindsey Vonn Is Divorced?

    OK, when did this happen? When the media firestorm began with rumors about Lindsey and Tim Tebow getting together, I was confused, because I thought her marriage to Thomas Vonn was rock solid. Apparently not, because she divorced him recently. I was unaware of this! And I'm...
    Abigail001 Abigail001 18-21, F Dec 27, 2011

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    The Invisible Wife

    After dinner on the night of my 5th wedding anniversary (we have been together for 10 years total) my husband referred to my blue eyes. My eyes are green but I let it go on account of it being our anniversary. An hour later he fell asleep inside of me during sex. Two days...
    maneri maneri 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    Happily Married, But Miss The Chase.

    I love my husband and I am happy in my marriage, but I miss the chase. I have been with my husband over 15 years and have been mostly faithful. I have not had sex with anyone else, but have kissed and held hands with 3 others. I do not want relationships or sex. I really get a...
    desarobot desarobot 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    Wife Doesn'T Is Not Affectionate With Me.

    I'm 47 years old and have been married for 26 years. I love my wife and have 2 great kids. My wife is not affectionate with me and does not initiate sex. When I initiate sex, she never says no, and sex is good. My problem is her lack of affection toward me unless I make the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 9, 2013

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    I Love My Husband, But Am Soooo Hurt . . .

    Why does he constantly refer to everything as his? We've been married a while now. . . you would think he could say this is our house, not his house. . . he knows it kills me inside. He speaks of when he moved in our new home. Well, he says when he moved in his house. I have...
    ajwhite ajwhite 26-30, F Oct 14, 2012

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    Still In Love With Baby Daddy

    I dated my baby daddy for close to 8 years known him for 9 years. 5 years of our relationship I was away for school we have a 4 yr old son. I've been back 3 years. He dumped me last year in January to which I accepted and started to move on. Just when I thought I had moved on he...
    chisola chisola 36-40 Jun 9, 2011

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    Self-Centered

    1. "This is not the way it should be done. Ask another women..." He says that when something is not the way he likes it, but actually is quite normal. It took me a long time to realize that "other women" is a cover for "my mother". 2. "I never said you should not express your...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F Nov 9, 2013

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    My Time Now?

    I have been in a marriage for some time now and had always thought that when I was done raising my kids I would end it. I have had more downs than ups...more pain than pleasure... have often suffered through my relationship for the sake of my kids. I am now ready to let go after...
    icanlistentoo icanlistentoo 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    On The Fence Of Ending A 20 Year Relationship

    Hi everyone, I'm on the fence with my husband. We have been married almost 18 years and together 20. The first 15 years were great, these last 5 have been awful. He lost his job 2 years ago, but found one that had him working out of state for 2 weeks at a time. This went on for...
    nahnahof2 nahnahof2 36-40, F Jul 4, 2013

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    I've been married for over 10 years to the man

    I dated for almost 30. Yep, highschool sweethearts. And I'm not worried about a lack of romance or the missing "sparks". Real life and science teach us that there is a natural shift in the energy between two who have been together for a long time. I'm okay with that. So what am...
    todayfirstthentomorrow todayfirstthentomorrow 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I Just Wanna Be Loved By You!

    Growing up my parents had a loveless relationship. When I was about 7 years old my dad had an affair and life was pretty much HELL after that. He had the affair with a coworker, he lost his job and slid deeper and further into depression. My mom became bitter and didn't have...
    Chrissysnow79 Chrissysnow79 31-35, F Jul 5, 2013

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    I love the man I married

    and we have two beautiful kids. I thought I was the most fortunate woman in the world. Then I found out that he was seeing another woman, He promised he will end it. They were together since our third year of marriage. We are going into 10th year of marriage, and I believe they...
    let707be let707be 41-45 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    I Am An Unwanted Wife

    Honestly I am not even sure where to begin. I am hurt, angry, lonely, depressed and full of anxiety. The mere fact that I am reaching out in an anonymous forum speaks to the brevity of the pain. I don't have any expectation of getting outside help. Perhaps I am hoping that a mere...
    yellowrose22 yellowrose22 31-35, F Sep 7, 2013

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    35 Questions...

    Ok, so the "experts" say these are the top 35 questions that couples MUST agree on prior to getting married and my answers. Really?? Some of these are pretty dumb.... 1. Does the toilet paper go over or under the roll? OVER 2. Cats? Dogs? Both? BOTH 3. Can you eat...
    nevadagurl nevadagurl 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    I Am Sad About Our Marriage And Dont Know What To Do.

    First of all I love my wife and will not leave her and if she leaves me that will be her decision. I really believe we could have a great marriage. I cannot get through to her. She is 47, I am 52 known each other for 10 yrs been together for 8 yrs and married for 3.5yrs. She has...
    danceman50 danceman50 46-50 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    My husband spent the evening

    as a toddler. I lost someone close to me yesterday and instead of getting his support, I felt like a Mom. When I spoke to him he hid his face under the blanket then ran and locked himself in the bathroom. When he left for work I wished his safety but didn't want him to return...
    honee84 honee84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Arranged Marriage

    C an anyone help me with this dilema? I am a british indian girl from a nice, respectable Hindu family. I am studying law at the moment with a year and a half to go. I am a lesbian. I 'came out to my family during my first year at uni not too long after I accepted my...
    SaphFire SaphFire 22-25 7 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    Wife -minus- Emotion = Sad Me.

    I bought my wife a diamond/gold anniversary band and gave it to her on the 20 year anniversary of the day that I had originally proposed to her. Back then we had no money so I couldn't do it the way I would have liked to! This time I put a lot of thought into it. She accepted...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4, 2012

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    Keep The Marriage Alive And Play

    i didn't know what real title to place but just wanted to share what my husband and i came up with to help with ideas of things to do together. There is so much to do but we ran up against not getting an idea to start off. So we each made a list of things to do or places to go...
    serkjo serkjo 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    Marrying Someone You Don't Love..

    I'm almost 20, he's almost 30!! I'm a law student, he's an architect! This is just confusing!! I'm not sure that I want to get married, but everyone seems to think that he's the perfect match for me. My parents ADORE him, my entire family loves him, he's very smart, very funny...
    OceanSoul OceanSoul 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Is Marriage Worth The Struggle?

    I've been married for 13 years. We get along 25% of the time. The rest of the time, he never lets me forget how much he regrets being with me and how stupid we were to get married and how rediculous I am for crying when he says that stuff. He tells me that I need to get over it...
    calimomof2 calimomof2 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    My Perfect Wife Traits

    MY PERFECT WIFE these are the characteristics of a perfect wife for me: *desires to be by my side always *let me be free *not demanding *likes to play sports occasionally *allows me to cook;but,cooks also *lets me clean the home;but,will if i cannot *desires to learn new things...
    bobhocker bobhocker 46-50, M Aug 9, 2012

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    I Am Stuck

    Lately i've been feeling confused. Couple years ago i had left my husband. I was talking to this girl and her and i clicked so great that i wanted to be with her. Things got complicated and well long story short my husband and i got back together. I lost connection with her. Now...
    softball11 softball11 22-25 Sep 25, 2013

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    Lesbian Seeks Gay Male Needing MOC

    Hey there, I'm willing to help out someone who needs MOC. Please get back to me if your serious. I live in Las Vegas, Nevada and looking to establish a stable more family oriented environment. I have been thinking about becoming a foster parent but need someone who's in a...
    babygil babygil 41-45 2 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    The Mistress Wife

     My husband of eleven years awoke on a clear October morning and declared he did not know who he was anymore. "I know this sounds crazy"he said. "Oh no I completely understand" I replied, glad to offer comfort.  The conversation that followed...
    sheilarenee sheilarenee 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    Life'S Not Black And White

    I have always assumed I would be faithfully married to my wife for the rest of my life. Anything else seemed lazy or weak. But I didn't take it for granted. I have worked at it. A lot. Even so, I'm not sure it will be enough. We're great friends, great parents together...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25, 2013

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    Frustrated Newlywed

    I never thought in a million years that I would be in the position that I am in. If someone would have told me I wouldn't have believe them. But here I am, I am a newlywed. I have been married for 4 mos. and 7 days and I have a horrible sex life. My husband seems to have ED and...
    InquiringMinds247 InquiringMinds247 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    A man and women get married,

    ,, everything so good for the first five years or more,,, Then you have MM come in your life spark that old fire back up,, yes he will tell you everything you want to hear,, but he lying through his teeth,,,once his wife fine about you little affair ,,,he will walk off and leave...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I don't need a marriage certificate to say I

    love you. My actions should always speak louder then words. Every day should be a new beginning
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T 1 Response Apr 26

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    What It Means To Marry Someone You Don't Love.

        Well I figure since this is my first it’s best to introduce myself.  Why not just put it in the about me section?  Well that is simple.  Its way too complicated to put it in a small section.  I have been married.  Yes I did that...
    chrisamaya chrisamaya 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    Abandoned At The Dinner Table

    Well, that's dinner I spent over an hour making tea and then he scoffed it down in a couple of minute gave me a thanku kiss, she turned her nose up and now I'm alone at the table again... Hmmmm.... Why do I bother lol Why bother putting in the extra attention and effort? For what...
    Sassycloud Sassycloud 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    Now, I´ll Justify All His Criticizing

    I used to love him, maybe I still do, who knows, everything got lost in a recurring fight. Here it goes: he is a control freak and I know it for a long time. He is a manageable control freak, but still his outbursts hurt, hurt as hell. Maybe the women who are beaten or abused in...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Is It Worth It?

    Because my husband worked all the time I went and got a part time job. Now I'm always tired but, I want quit because it distracts me from thinking about the lack of companionship I have at home (busy work). I have a lot to say but I'll just start here to see how this works. What...
    lovemy56 lovemy56 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    Making More Money Than My Husband Is Driving Our Marriage Apart

    Aside from money problems, I have to say my husband and I have a phenomenal marriage! And when we first got married, I can say that I TRULY married for love!! thinking anything was possible, love conquered all and that everything would all work as long as had that love for each...
    gigi638 gigi638 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    My Husband Of 21 Years Wants To Leave

    He told me on Sunday. I am mentally ill and have been for a very long time. He can't deal with it anymore. I am depressed and anxious, but nothing like a schizophrenia or anything like that.
    brandypink brandypink 41-45 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    "May You Be Like Umâ, Chaste And Pure Throughout Life — May Your Husband Be Like Shiva, Whose Life Was In Uma!"

    AIRLIE LODGE, RIDGEWAY GARDENS, WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND, 17th Sept., 1896. DEAR SISTER, (Miss Harriet Hale.) Your very welcome news reached me just now, on my return here from Switzerland. I am very, very happy to learn that at last you have thought it better to...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 27, 2013

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    Husband Can't Admit His Deceit And Dishonesty (emotional Affair)

    For work reasons, my husband and I have been living apart for a few months but we see each other some weekends and speak on the phone every day. He came down for a few days and, very unusually, didn't want to answer his phone when it rang (twice). He couldn't explain why he'd not...
    poorlittlefish poorlittlefish 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    Heartbroken And Confused!

    I have cried so much my eyes feel like they are going to bleed. My husband and I fight constantly and I don't know what to do anymore. I don't know how much more I can take. He has bi-polar disorder which cause horrible mood swings and he lashes out at me. I can't ever talk to...
    Broken1974 Broken1974 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    Passion For Ex-Wife

    Aileen and I were married during 13 years. It was a good marriage, with tops and downs as all others. We didn’t had children. But with the time and natural abrasions, including both professional careers, we divorced friendly, and I moved to another city. But we’ve had...
    Bandit471 Bandit471 41-45, M Jul 16, 2013

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    How I Met The Love Of My Life...

    23 years ago, as I was about to walk into my office building, I noticed a woman walking towards the door to go in as well. I held the door for her but didn't take much notice of anything else about her until I took a breath as she walked through the door. Like a fresh breeze...
    Zbowdawg Zbowdawg 46-50 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    I've been with my boyfriend

    for 3 years now. I'm 23 and he is 24. Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE around us keeps asking when we will get married. We just moved in together and quite frankly, this is just great for me. I'm not the type of female who cares about marriage. I won't lie, I have definitely...
    kaychet749 kaychet749 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Dazed And Confused

    Every morning since I have gotten back with my husband of six years, I have found myself to be unhappy and lonely. I left my husband in our third year of marriage, he became very manipulative, verbally, and physically abusive. I thought I could help him change. Of coarse I was...
    SeptemberSky SeptemberSky 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Mis-trust

    My wife and I were married on September 21st, 2002. In June 2005 she came down with throat cancer. After taking a loan out on my life insurance policy to get all her teeth pulled (as the cancer treatment center refused to do the treatments without all her teeth being pulled) She...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10, 2013

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    More Than My Friend, My Wife Lotusak

    well I've been dating my friend for 3 months now we try to be together every week . We have known each other for about 2 years I left the city for about 6 months and ran into her on the bus . when I seen her she looked as if she had been wondering where I was. I will never forget...
    yahuwah yahuwah 51-55, M 2 Responses May 28, 2008

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    Thinking Of A Ex

    Hi there please help me. I am married and i loved my partner now i just feel like i am there as don't want to be alone/ don't know how to get out of the relationship. however just recently all i can think of is my ex and he has just recently got in contact with me we broke up...
    brokenhearted1111 brokenhearted1111 18-21 Aug 3, 2013

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    Need Help With My Marriage

    I married my husband 4 years back.Our's is arranged marriage which is common as we are Indians.I used to stay in india and my husband in USA.From the day we married its full of ups and down.We talked almost 8 months before getting married.But my husband never told me about his...
    roselina268 roselina268 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    If anyone asks, yes I love my husband.

    In my opinion, I am quickly learning that marriage is not entirely based on love; it is based on not only a choice but the will power you possess that allows you to remain dedicated to commitment, even in the mist of doubts, even in the mist of temptation. Sometimes I cannot...
    ARDASH ARDASH 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am 65 and my wife is 62. We have been together for over twenty years and married for six. I love my wife very much and tell her so frequently. We are compatible and agreeable in...
    worksforme2 worksforme2 61-65, M 7 Responses 1 hr ago

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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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