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I Want to Fix Or End My Marriage

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    Recently Discovered Husband's Lies

    My husband was unfaithful to me last September 08 when he was caught ( by my 2 20+ daughters!!) having suspect phone conversations and shutting down chat rooms on his computer. he 'felt relieved' I now knew and agreed to go to counseling for 4 weeks only. things did not get much...
    nutrigirl09 nutrigirl09 46-50 6 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Hate Feeling Like This!!!

    Ok so let me begin by giving you a little bit of history. If you get bored during this story it's ok to move on to the next, lol. I will be married for 4 years on March 10 but we have been separated since January 2011. I have been trying to fix my marriage for the past 3 years...
    singlemom85 singlemom85 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    Ironic

    I am divorced and yet I can't seem to act that way. 22 years of marriage tend to condition you to certain responses. We've done couple counseling post divorce. I'm not sure why other than she's really good. The room is cozy and decorated nicely. The chairs are comfy, and i can...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    I Still Love Him, But....

    I've been married for 5 years, and we were together for 2 years before that. This is the second marriage for both of us, and we both went into it saying that we were marrying cos we knew we could make it work this time. He's clever, funny and caring. We share many likes and...
    LadyScarlett22 LadyScarlett22 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    I Pray Everyday That By Next Year My Marriage Will Be History

    My husband think he is clever , he doesnt appreciate me all he thinks about is himself ok he pays rent does the grocery but there is no love between us . We have sex once or twice a month the problem is he cheats a lot he is never home every week from Thursday to Sunday night he...
    chiedza chiedza 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Marital Issues That Don't Go Away

    I have been married for 13 years, and all in all together with my husband for 15. Wow. This is a long time, in some ways. We have three wonderful children.He is faithful and so am I. He shares in househils responsibilties and child rearing.Sounds great, right? The problem is, I...
    loritadita loritadita 36-40 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Married to a Recovering Alcoholic and Don't Know What to Do

    I need some opinions from people who don't know me.  I am married to a supposedly recovering alcoholic.  We have been married for 5 years, we have two children, and have been attending marriage counseling.  He has also been attending AA meetings.  The past...
    mtatutu mtatutu 26-30 2 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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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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    Stigma is a self-perpetuated cycle. We cry out for awareness and understanding from the shadows of our self-imposed closet. We bang our heads against the walls, wailing songs of...
    o0capricious0o o0capricious0o 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Yes we want but real billionaires dont want this so here we are ... Life is so unfair
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Lol just call me bono;-))))))))
    moodyness moodyness 31-35, F Aug 26

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    I've got ADD and OCD and the **** affects my life in ways that most people can't understand. I guess I'm just looking for support but there is a stigma about mental illness and...
    fiendforlife fiendforlife 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    There're many richest man in the world. But I don't understand why would they just build a factory or small city for them to live n work for money instead of donating for food all...
    harrywin harrywin 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day 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 8 hrs 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 35 Responses 9 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 4 days ago

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    .... So sex isn't important to her, and that hurts way more than it should, right? I feel like my life wouldn't be complete without her, but without sex, lust, passion, the feeling...
    drako112005 drako112005 22-25, M 15 Responses Aug 24

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    I have heard the pleas of those that believe their life is not worth it. I have personally know those that have given in, and taken their own life. I too suffer from that anchor...
    Shattered80 Shattered80 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I hated not being accepted for who I was. And to those who tried to help initially, I was seen as a mental problem, not a person. I looked around and my whole world seemed to be...
    NotSoStrongSuperman NotSoStrongSuperman 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I want someone who will love me for me. Someone who sees my imperfection but thinks it makes me that much more perfect. I want someone who isn't afraid to act silly or tell me they...
    XxjayxX69 XxjayxX69 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    So I am turning 23 next month and still nothing has changed in my life. I mean I know I need to do something about it blah blah blah but I don't know how . I am always sitting...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 10

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    I hate not having money for anything. Today I wanted my licenses not just because. I wanted my license because my mom was complaining about how she has to drive everyone every...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Sep 10

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    My parents were abusive alcoholics. I'm afraid of having children of my own because I don't want to end up being like them.
    chadwiak01 chadwiak01 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Today everything just went and I didn't want it to happened so I can do anything but cry so I cried at bathroom and I thought about killing myself I just wanted to end it up i felt...
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I was dating a co worker. I know bad!!! She told me the other day that she doesn't want to be in a relationship anymore that it is not me I am a great guy. She just do not want to...
    tabane tabane 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 27

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    I want to die. I've been bullied and the school can't do anything about it. People make me mad and then they start to say bad things to my like stfu, idfag and that I'm never gonna...
    AliciaLovesPandas AliciaLovesPandas 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Is it wrong to just want to ended all in a peaceful way? To go sleep and never wake up?
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    this year i decided to get healthy sleep better and at a more regular time and try to ride my bicycle every day and eat better so far i'm doing ok i think .I've slim down a bit i...
    HIghheels24 HIghheels24 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 8 Responses 8 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 5 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 14 hrs ago

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    Is there anyone here that accepts their sexless marriage? I've been sexless for almost 10 years now! It's been a excrutiating battle up until a few years ago when I just gave up...
    jenniferdarling jenniferdarling 46-50, F 11 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I've finally very courageously laid all our problems out and asked him for separation. I let him know there's something wrong when you and I have not been intimate in over 4 years...
    Sobeit06 Sobeit06 36-40, F 15 Responses Sep 3

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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 18 hrs ago

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    I want to call attention to the treasure of knowledge and wisdom escaping our collective experience as the elderly is ignored and pass on in a society obsessed with youth...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    "Sexual Aversion Disorder" I am not sure if anyone has ever posted about this in this group...Actually I am sure someone has but I cannot find such post. apparently there is an...
    JackHawthorne JackHawthorne 31-35, M 7 Responses Aug 31

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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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    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 9 hrs 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 5 hrs ago

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    As is the case with many ILIASM folks in OppositeLand, my regret about my marriage is that I waited so long to divorce. "HuffPost Divorce readers share the biggest regret they...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    There's a beginning and an end to the grief after an affair. We go on. Let yourself grieve for as long as you need to. Treat yourself kindly, with compassion and forgiveness...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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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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    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 12 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 16 Responses 8 hrs ago

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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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