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I Want to End My Miserable Marriage

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    Not Sure Think I May Need To End My Marriage....advise Please!

    I have been married for close to 16 yrs now and am thinking about ending my marriage! So much has happened over the 16yrs of my marriage, I'm not sure how much more I can take. We got married very young and have 3 wonderful children together. In the begining of the marriage we...
    sweet1011 sweet1011 36-40 May 5, 2012

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    Married and Tired of Feeling This Way!

    Everybody grab a snack this is going to take awhile! Once upon a time I was in a beautiful marriage, with a man who treated me like a queen.  I was strong, independent, goal oriented, happy, and knew I had found my prince charming.  Now, fast forward 15 years.  My...
    crazytrain crazytrain 41-45 3 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    I'm Ready To Leave My Husband

    After 20yrs I'm ready to leave. I'm tired of the text messaging from other woman, ****, his put downs. I'm finally ready to walk alone in life. How do I make this smooth for my 2 kids? I can careless if I ever talk to their father again I just want this over ASAP. He belittles...
    FinallyWalkingAlone FinallyWalkingAlone 31-35 Apr 6, 2012

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    I Am Ending My Marriage...

    I met my husband online and we got to know each other through chats for 6 months, then we became bf and gf. Since he cannot travel. I went to him finally to meet him for the first time in person. We had such a lovely one month and it made us so happy and so sure that we were...
    ange2012 ange2012 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    Confuse Marriage

    I want to end my marriage.  I was becoming an oldmaid, alone, parents died. Although I have relatives, but I feel alone and tired of working since I left school. In short I though I found mr  right from internet and marriaed an American man. I sold my flat which give me...
    eyesore2010 eyesore2010 41-45, F Jan 2, 2010

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    When Is Enough Enough?

    I am so torn. My husband and I have just shared our 7th anniversary. He was my friend for a long time before we got together, i never saw us a a viable couple, we were so different, he was very laid back, not at all structured a bit lazy, wanted to do things his own way and not...
    Miraclebeauty Miraclebeauty 31-35 Jun 14, 2012

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    Same Old Pattern - He Ignore's Me - Contront Him And We Fight - He Acts Like Nothing's Wrong - Ignores Me

    I've been married to my husband for almost 20 years now. We have 3 grown children who are set to move out in the next few months. He ignores me completely. When I try to 'talk' about our zero communication problem and that it isn't normal for him to be on his phone all day...
    CupcakeCandi CupcakeCandi 41-45 Nov 23, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My wife just had her first open experience last weekend and it turned me on more than I ever imagined it would...let's just say it's been quite a fun week. Open and honest is way...
    ej1901 ej1901 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    And I am available!!! I'm a nice guy, caucasian, about 5'9" tall, dirty blond hair, blue eyes, athletic although currently a bit skinny, and I try to be witty; when it's tactful. I...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Well the day finally came….and went. I did the deed and asked for a divorce. As expected she was upset. I couldn’t blame her. Her whole world was going to change. She...
    beachlivin04 beachlivin04 41-45, M 30 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Bear with me because this may seem off topic, but it isn't. I've been recently thinking about death. Yesterday, my post sexless marriage lover had to put his beloved dog of 14...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 13 Responses Aug 21

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    This Aug. 21 advice column may be of interest to those staying in a miserable marriage "for the sake of the children." "DEAR AMY: I have been married for 15 years and have two...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    Life after ILIASM I used to be a regular here. I found this group was very supportive and it really helped me regain some perspective and find the courage to leave my relationship...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 19

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    I met my husband in the 7th grade but we didn't connect until high school. I became pregnant in our Senior year and we were married while still in school (a week to the day after...
    olderbutnotdead olderbutnotdead 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    For as long as I can remember all I wanted in life was to be a wife and mother. Growing up in a broken home, this was a really big deal for me. That being said I got married at a...
    MahinaGlow MahinaGlow 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Reading this may help those in sexless marriages figure out what they want to do. If you learned now that you were dying, what would you regret? "A Nurse Asked Dying Patients What...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 8 years now and my wife and I have a beautiful 4 year old daughter who we both cherish. My wife is a kind, loving woman who loves me and our daughter and...
    Jeremy0121 Jeremy0121 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm new here and thought I would reach out and share my story. I found EP from an article on the website when I was looking up sexless marriage. I signed up to read the...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 12 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Undecided whether to post this under this group or under the other one "I'm having random thoughts", I believe posted here the discussion shall be more thoughtful and sensitive...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    My husband and I have been having problems for a long time. Last month we were seperated for about 3 weeks. I felt strong and ready to move on; until the reality of what would...
    jeantram jeantram 31-35, F 8 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I hate my life. Everyday i get bullied at school, and abused emotionally and physicslly at home. Ive tried to get help but no one cares. Ive cut but that doesnt work anymore. I...
    alysharoberts25 alysharoberts25 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F Aug 26

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    I work so hard to provide for everyone ..i cannot even save or buy myself things that i want..i cannot get married..im ugly..im miserably alone and sad forever
    lezia88 lezia88 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I think we are at our wit's end. I ignored her too long and now I pay the consequences. Many regrets of course despite I know something was and still is missing. I don't know if we...
    harmles harmles 41-45, M 7 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I am scared of marriage, I almost hate it. It is because I do not want to form a scattered family, they are not even a family, they hate each other, I do not want to bring such...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    There was a very clear turning point in my relationship with my ex. It's been on my mind this week. Eating at me. We'd been dating about 2-3 years. I was miserable and started...
    liltree liltree 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Everything is ok but sex. Yes, I know; those are the most unpopular words here. Those who dare to utter them are frequently treated with …….. But I just wanted to give some...
    largehopes largehopes 36-40 8 Responses Sep 2

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    I feel I can not carry this burden of sadness any longer,my marriage has been lonely for so long.My husband and I had not been intimate for years he did not approach me avoided and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 5

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    Alright. So I posted my first "experience" on the Christian Domestic Discipline group so I would guess that most of the people who see this dont know that my husband and I are just...
    HisBabyGirl64 HisBabyGirl64 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Sorry, this is awfully long! I'm a married mother of two little boys - two little treasures who make my heart soar with every kiss, every pudgy hand-hold, and every time I hug...
    Wonderloon Wonderloon 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been with my husband for 14 years married for 9. Things have never been smooth but for the past couple of years they have got really bad. We have 6 kids but he thinks the...
    sarahjayne1980 sarahjayne1980 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    A few of my white girlfriends are involved in an interracial marriage. They all have kids by a black man as I do. Other white girlfriends are dating black men and two of them are...
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My birthday is next week. 31. I'm a bit sad. I feel like I'm aging too quickly. I'm a mess- i'm getting divorced, I'm broke (though now I do have a job), I don't know if stbx or my...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 14 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am lonely in this marriage , my husband had gave up on life .I know we have been through a lot together ,but I never gave up on our family ,I still try hard . I love him to death...
    Nectar12 Nectar12 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I am married to a good guy, everyone tells me so. He lost his business three years ago and stays home and takes care of the kids. I go to work everyday to support him and the...
    Idontbelieveindivorce Idontbelieveindivorce 46-50, F Aug 24

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    I did not write the following but it is a great take on what an open marriage is like and what it should be like. I found this article at Salon.com. What I learned from dating...
    sosexyincolo sosexyincolo 36-40 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I am going to tell how trying to keep my husband in a sexless marriage turned into a terror. When my husband came back from the military his father and other wanted me to assist in...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Think irrespective of gender bias, and more in proximity to your most trusted faiths! That relished from the bestest (exceptions apply) if not acknowledged makes one orphaned of...
    Elitevenkat8kashyap Elitevenkat8kashyap 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    Last night my husband asked me if we could try again. He wants to start over and get to know each other again, romantically and physically. He reminisced the first time he saw...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've been putting off this update for a while. I cannot do so any longer. It's long and winding, so if you choose to dive in, prepare yourself. Curious things are happening in...
    Catonapillow Catonapillow 31-35, F 21 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a 22 year old server, I always seem like the happiest person to my tables but as soon as I'm out of the restaurant I immediately feel miserable, helpless, worthless, and...
    Toxil Toxil 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    At risk of being hated, I admit I know the refuser's side. I was a virgin when I married the first time, ignorant of what the marriage bed entailed. I was young and scared and dumb...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    These are just random thoughts of mine recently as I have gone about my journey. Probably not very clear, so apologies if its a rough read:) My divorce was absolutely the hardest...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Married for one year this September. My wife told me she felt like she made the biggest mistake of her life when she married me. She told me she would have married just about...
    crono84 crono84 26-30, M Aug 27

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    Me, myself and my parents marriage... I asked my wife to go to a shrink with me about 3 years ago. she did not refuse the idea, but she ways always too busy, or tired or had a...
    frozenhere frozenhere 31-35, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been sliding for years. It started out great, we had good sex often. Then as the years slid by the pace dropped. Not much, and it didn't bother either of us. Then my wife got...
    Leathlobhair Leathlobhair 36-40, M 12 Responses Aug 19

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    My husband and I have been together ten years, and married for seven. Sex dropped off right after the wedding. Over our married years, we have typically had sex every other month...
    VanillaAlmond1 VanillaAlmond1 31-35, F 22 Responses Sep 2

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    Being Perfect - One commonality I've discerned among our Refusers is their firm belief that there is nothing wrong with them ("them" being people who avoid having sex with their...