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    I met an old couple today.

    Old couples have always fascinated me and I absolutely adore them <3. The couple must have been in their late 70's to early 80's. They were holding hands and I couldn't help but ask how long they had been married. The little old lady looked at her husband fondly and said 55...
    Roz2014 Roz2014
    41-45, F
    Jan 25

    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...
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    Wish legally I could just pack up with my kids

    and move away from him clean cut away from his deranged family and him so my kids and I can have a chance at a happy normal life.
    Simbageeswife Simbageeswife
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 8

    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

    "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

    I met an old couple today.

    Old couples have always fascinated me and I absolutely adore them <3. The couple must have been in their late 70's to early 80's. They were holding hands and I couldn't help but ask how long they had been married. The little old lady looked at her husband fondly and said 55...
    Roz2014 Roz2014
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 25

    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
    Apr 25, 2013

    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
    1 Response Dec 19, 2013

    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, 2014
    testing11 testing11
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2015

    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

    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
    7 Responses Nov 19, 2012

    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
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2014

    you know why men propose on one knee,

    get them used to asking for sex when they are married
    xterry xterry
    51-55, M
    Nov 15, 2015


    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
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 16, 2013

    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

    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

    Anyone has felt through out the years of being

    married the same old bed routine is kind a borin what do u guys do?
    PerfectY2K PerfectY2K
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 9, 2015

    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
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    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
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2013

    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
    1 Response Jun 9, 2013

    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

    I do not believe anyone from this generation

    cannot be committed to one, in a marriage relationship, anymore.
    Footballboy48 Footballboy48
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 15, 2015

    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    carry11 carry11
    26-30, F
    Dec 22, 2014

    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

    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

    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Dec 24, 2015

    I finally got to talk to my husband.

    It's been days cause he's out for deployment. He really made me happy. He was very concerned for me and my mental health. He asked me so many questions and apologized for not remembering our 1 year marriage anniversary. (Been together for 9 years) Of course I forgive him. I...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo
    22-25, F
    Sep 22, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2013

    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

    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
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2013

    disclaimer - im infj.

    and my fingers are numb and cold so im not typing well, sorry about that. :3 not sure if this is gonna post. i dont remeber what i've written on this site in past; but i know whatever i wrote was true. i don't have time for caps. so, i understand that my husabdn and i bring...
    surfnatty surfnatty
    1 Response Apr 19, 2015


    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

    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
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    7 Responses Dec 13, 2008

    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

    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

    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
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2013

    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

    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
    Jun 9, 2011

    Don't ever think you're completely secure in a

    relationship. I say this because you can't know another persons mind or heart. Like me, you can't believe you're living a fairy tale of happiness and picket fences when in reality you're being fed a line of **** and your spouse is running around screwing everything that will...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2014

    It does not belong to me it belongs to everyone.

    Marriage is between consenting parties who vow to be in a committed romantic relationship. Far be it form me to stop someone from marrying someone they love because of my personal standings. So gay marriage, polyamory in marriage, marring in animate objects. If its good with you...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge
    18-21, F
    Jan 19, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2013

    My marriage was a fairly tale

    for every one. Childhood friends lost touch, met after 20 years and fell head over heels for each other. My parents didnt approve of him because of social and regional differences but I kept fighting till they came around. And all was good till then. Once we were engaged with...
    Smileismylife Smileismylife
    22-25, F
    Apr 9

    Well I'm not going I say never

    but as of right now I don't feel like i need to get married in the future. Look I'm not in a serious relationship, do I want to be yes. I want to be in love as much as the next guy, but marriage isn't important to me. I wouldn't get married because of god. It's not a sin to...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge
    18-21, F
    Jan 18, 2015
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