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I Want My Husband to Care About Our Marriage

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    HUSBAND Is Witholding Sex!!! Help!!!

      I met my husband 6 years ago.  We married after only 9 months of knowing each other (very unusual for me to do).  He is 8 years older than myself and he was only divorced for a month or two and had 2 daughters from his previous marriage.  We were...
    wildcat76 wildcat76 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    Recently Married, But So Alone

    I have been with my husband for over five years. We were recently married about four months ago. I keep questioning whether the decision to get married was a good one. My husband (when he was just a boyfriend) left me several times...crushing my soul each time he left...
    DevotedOne DevotedOne 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    Heartbroken

    My husband &I decided tonight that we are going to get divorced. We couldn't even make it 3 months being married. I feel so so alone & upset. I wish I had a friend or someone I could talk to. When we got together I didn't get to spend as much time with my friends that I used too...
    fishinindark85 fishinindark85 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Can Anyone Please Help With Tips?

    Me and my husband have been married fore about 5 years. I seriously do not think our marriage could be any worse than it is.I want more than anything in this world for my husband to care more about our marriage. I could write a book about the issues we have and all of it put...
    leeonnas leeonnas 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    His Addictions Are Taking Over

    After 16 years i have finally confronted my husband on his addictions which include a sex addiction but at this time i am also confused about that. I recently discovered that he had placed an add in a site searching for married women who were tired of the monotony. the...
    JReddz JReddz 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    My Husband Is Addicted to the Tv & Internet. It's As If They Are the Other Women, An Affair With Digital Friends.

      “Good Night” I say to my husband as I seductively stroll past him wearing a black lace corset, lace top stocking held up by garters, a matching G-String and my favorite spike heels. He looks up from the computer and says: “Wait for me, I’ll join...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I Want Him To Care About Our Son

    He claims that he loves me. That that is the reason he wanted to marry me. Not because I was pregnant. Its not that I don't believe him. I just don't think I did it for the same reasons. I honestly feel that I only married him because I was pregnant. I knew that he was going to...
    ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    I Want Him To Talk To Me

    I want so badly for him to talk to me about his inner feelings. The inner him, what makes him tick, how he feels, what he feels. I want him to express his emotions more openly. He's always been the strong silent type but I need more after the fact that he could share his emotions...
    NorthernOntarioMama NorthernOntarioMama 31-35, F 2 Responses May 31, 2011

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    People seem to act like there's another planet we can go to if this one gets destroyed... But i think to myself well if you don't care about this planet it be the same for the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Hmm this week I've been adding stories to the experiences I've chosen since being a member on here. I've been adding each story one at a time.And so far it's been pretty straight...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My wife and I love each other but we have not been physically intimate in five years. It began when my wife gave birth to our only son. She had preeclampsia and was very ill; our...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 13

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    No matter how open and honestly I speak to my wife about the lack of any and all intimacy in our relationship she refuses to care to do anything about it. She says she has no...
    007jeep 007jeep 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    We unfortunately are probably not an atypical couple, but here's our experience anyway. We met online in 2001, back when it was still a rarity, she was still in school doing her...
    MelancholyDude MelancholyDude 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I have been denied sex by my wife for the past 24 years. I acknowledge that in the beginning I was responsible for most of the problems in the relationship. I was an alcoholic and...
    davejgj davejgj 66-70, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My wife and I have been Married for 18 years...our Best Sex was all done before we said our "I Do's"...as fate would have it she became pregnant with our 1st. Son about 5 months...
    Groundhog69 Groundhog69 41-45, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Hi I'm a Christian husband in a sexless marriage. the problem im running into is my wife has been giving me excuses for years now. She has the same excuses like, tired, headache...
    qonfused qonfused 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I don't know what to do. I should start by saying that I have spent my life trying to better myself. I haven't always made the best decisions, but I have become smarter. Recently...
    anothererica anothererica 31-35 Aug 11

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    I wanted to talk about the things we forget to do, in our lives. I am young, but I believe I have a unique view on the world. We sometimes forget, that we aren't alone. We can very...
    Asher14 Asher14 22-25, M Aug 12

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    I want to stop guys from objectifying girls. I want to stop girls from being so easy and that want to hook up with every guy they can for attention. I want to stop people from...
    MySoulToTake MySoulToTake 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Today was freshman orientation for school and I went really confident. I thought I looked great and I thought I was gonna make lots of friends and maybe even meet a cute boy or two...
    Fishy2k14 Fishy2k14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    So I don't fear "enemies" of those who I care about. At school two of my friends were getting bullied and I stayed in front of that bully and said "stop, go away" he started...
    Adamexxx Adamexxx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    They would rather listen to their friend's lies than the truth. They don't care about the person being framed, and want to know why? Their friend is giving them something in return...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M Aug 7

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    When it comes to someone I care about especially if we have history together there's nothing I won't do for you. I'll walk a thousand miles and take a bullet and a knife for you...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M Aug 12

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    I am new to this because i never really talked it to anyone, except for one person. They recommended this website to me and I thought "why not give this a try?" Okay, so I care...
    JadeB410 JadeB410 18-21, F Aug 12

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    There were someone I cared about and still care I hurt. I didn't mean it, I am not looking for excuses, there are none. I made a huge mistake, I cried a lot because of what I have...
    Classjenny Classjenny 41-45, F Aug 20

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    I don't care about the prince, I don't give a rats *** if he's turning 1 good damn for him so is every other baby in the world. I don't care if Taylor Swift broke up with snigger...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I care about others cuz I don't want them to hurt them-selfs like I did
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    This is not optional(think about your necessitys). Everyone care about money, from beggars to warren buffett...
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 16

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    I was stabbed defending a girl I cared about once, it was her ex boyfriend who was 19 at the time and attacked her at an abandoned baseball field we were hanging out at, long story...
    AllCakeNoLie AllCakeNoLie 16-17, M Aug 20

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    I really do believe nobody cares about me. If there's anyone that happens to, they're not speaking up about it.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Any girls who would want to chat about this please message me
    abdl72 abdl72 18-21, M Aug 4

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    A few years ago a friend helped me to get out of a bad relationship, then we started hooking up and I developed very strong feelings for him. We both expressed how much we cared...
    pa901104 pa901104 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    This marriage of ours has been teetering on the brink of failure for some time now and I am really struggling to cope with the absence of sex. My wife is an alcoholic / pain pill...
    007jeep 007jeep 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    (I joined EP just to post this. This feels like a safe place.) I love my wife. She's one of my favorite people and I want to see her career flourish. I love the many little inside...
    romanman88 romanman88 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    It started over 2 years ago. We remained friends but the lake dried up. The sparks gone and now, all that is left is a platonic relation of living together as room mates. We have...
    curiousnycguy curiousnycguy 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    In order to understand the real essence of Islam and to know how Islam deals with the right and responsibilities of human beings regarding themselves and with others Rumi is best...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I just got called a "weirdo" because the folks at my work started talking about the oscars and the VMA's, and I said I don't have cable and I don't care. I'll never understand...
    Jesssimae Jesssimae 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    By hurting you I hurt myself. Timing has never been in my favour and I should have stayed quiet. I couldn't and didn't as I care and I want you to be happy and I know I can't do...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Ricky- US Navy Air Pilot .I was blessed to have my soldier for the time I did but it was his time to go and he did it serving our country I miss him everyday it hurts deeper than...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I saw you last night. I didn't mind the horrible weather or the distance one bit. Being in your arms and by your side was my only concern. The fact that you went out your way for...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Aug 10

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    My wife is always telling me how she dislikes my mother telling what to do. Whenever my mom tells me to do something, I do it. Not everything she says I do. Then my wife gets mad...
    beedio beedio 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I was just confronted by a person who said I didn't know how to have FUN just because I wasn't interested in sex. Honestly when did our world get so vile??? We as a society are...
    XannaleiseX XannaleiseX 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 5

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    I know for sure I love my best friends and family. Especially my younger cousins, if you mess with them you'll get your *** kicked. Protectiveness runs in the family, on my dumb...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I want someone to care and understand and like me for me
    beth321123 beth321123 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just lying in bed needing my diaper to be changed wishing my husband would change me and sucking on a pacifier hoping to fall a sleep
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F Aug 5

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    I have many friends who are, or at least have been in a relationship. So, I always get asked as to how I feel about being single. The truth is, I am not missing anything, because I...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I am the girl who helps everyone...even those who hate me. Although I help everyone they always forget about me...
    InLoveWith32 InLoveWith32 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Money means nothing for me. When I say I want a man to take care of me, I mean emotionally. Money is nothing compared to a kind-hearted, loyal man.
    nata1013 nata1013 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16