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I Want To See A Successful Marriage

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    My husband and I decided to open our marriage just before I became pregnant with my second child last October. Neither of us has had the opportunity arise to become physical with...
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 23

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    Eee whats this..Im feeling calm and full of hope hmm actually feel a little happy lol marriage life may be good for me he he
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    But I don't think I can handle the hitting. Even though you don't get me with your bare hands but you hit me with other things and shove me here and there! I'm bruised up! Can you...
    confusedaf confusedaf 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    After that painful heartbreak, my life has gone on the right track. I am feeling much positive and happier because I have finally let him out of my life. And I don't feel so lonely...
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F Oct 14

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    We have known each other for 9 years: 1st year long distance, lived together for another 3 years and on/off long distance for the next 5, and then recently got married. Marriage...
    mewmy mewmy 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My sexless anniversary. For our 20th anniversary the wife and I exchanged "humorous" cards. Typical show for our daughter and father in law. The wife asks the daughter loudly if...
    NHotH2O NHotH2O 46-50, M 1 Response 45 mins ago

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    Slaying Dragons: A Sleepless Journey Into Oppositeland… Having spent over a year wandering in Oppositeland, the refuge for escapees from a sexless marriage, I am experiencing...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 15 Responses Oct 11

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    I hate what goes on inside my head. My wife left on a business trip on Monday morning. The entire time she's gone my anxiety is through the roof, I miss her, and we text and...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone ..its my 1st time to try this blog..i do like the idea and i hope someone will listen to me one day in life.. Im a father for 2 sons , married since 6 years ago to my...
    NightHawk2020 NightHawk2020 31-35, M Oct 5

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    Hi everyone ..its my 1st time to try this blog..i do like the idea and i hope someone will listen to me one day in life.. Im a father for 2 sons , married since 6 years ago to my...
    NightHawk2020 NightHawk2020 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I had not been successful so far. I keep finding million reason to postpone my responsibilities.
    Larisa838 Larisa838 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    Some of the most interesting names I've heard of so far have come from either people I know, grew up with, or work/work with. And while some are more common, for each one that was...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    My wife and I got married in our 40's. Neither of us had been married before. We were best friends for a few years before things got serious. She had come from a family with an...
    notsureofanythinganymore notsureofanythinganymore 56-60, M 9 Responses Oct 12

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    Not right now because I'm not ready for it but someday I want to be in a healthy relationship. My marriage was such a mess. It was the definition of dysfunction to say the least...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 1 Response 32 mins ago

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    Peace.. I felt it last night. It's been awhile since I've felt peace. Turmoil seems to fill its place most of the time. I can't wait to be peaceful again. It felt good! It...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    God I don't want to be a shell. I don't want to lose myself, my identity, because I am being abused. I am aware, but still blind. I know he will never change, but yet I stay with...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I was lucky in a way. I had a long distance relationship for 4 years from when I was 14-17. My boyfriend called me every single day and we got to know each other "intellectually...
    BabysFlower BabysFlower 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Hi all...so update #2: after the wife had her first hip surgery at the beginning of the month things were understandably a little chaotic, her surgery took a lot longer than...
    HopefulDude HopefulDude 36-40, M 6 Responses Sep 29

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    People are always asking about our short term and long term goals. Where we'll see ourselves in 5 years, in 10 years. In high school , if you asked me where I would want to be by...
    ismalbergher ismalbergher 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Cinderella's Step Sister. I've been in a relationship with a good, kind man for almost 14 years. I like him most of the time, I love him most of the time, and I hate him some of...
    yrjkng yrjkng 36-40, F 10 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Update. Last time I posted I was overwhelmed at how many responses I had. Some understood my struggle and some completely didn't get it. Reading it now I was pretty upset writing...
    2Blossom 2Blossom 46-50, F 15 Responses Sep 27

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    Rediscovering Sex in a Sexless Marriage: Rediscovering sex - This is where things are at now. For those who are reading my story for the first time let me point out my marriage...
    Fireflyz26 Fireflyz26 31-35, F 13 Responses Oct 2

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    So, I think I've finally found something that works! Don't complain, live my own life, show affection, and most of all, have a very successful and powerful man show interest in me...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 5

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    I have failed my my wife. It took an entire year for me to be able to admit that or even see it. For the last year it's been "my wife is selfish" or "my wife is unreasonable." But...
    TonyM323 TonyM323 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    One step forward two steps back... After last week's successful event, I decided to try to give it another go last night. Unfortunately, my body simply would not respond to my...
    coffeeIover coffeeIover 26-30, F 19 Responses Sep 29

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    Well I did it. I took everyones advice in ILIASM, and I consulted an attorney in the event that I may need to pull the parachute on my marriage. Thank you Bazaar for hammering this...
    Jane1024 Jane1024 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    So, I've posted previously, but its a been a long time. I've been married over 11 years, the vast majority of which which have been sexless. I've spoken to my wife countless times...
    Xaeth Xaeth 36-40, M 22 Responses Oct 8

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    Okay so I just created a tumblr and my first post is dealing with sex and fwb or fb here is what it said go follow.. FWB/FB My first post is dedicated to FWB or in another...
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I had a successful sexual experience last night. I didn't feel dirty or used after. I really talked at length with my husband about the events of my childhood. He assured me I'm...
    coffeeIover coffeeIover 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 23

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    I am a doctor and went through some of the experiences on this site.... Felt like i should also share some of my experiences which i faced in my life.... Yes Doctors are not immune...
    saiprasadbhavsar saiprasadbhavsar 26-30, M Oct 9

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    An Ask Amy column that may be relevant when it comes to what some here are or have experienced in their marriages. "Dear Amy: My wife and I have been happily married for over 20...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 4 Responses Oct 15

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    I don't really expect anyone to read this, it's kind of long, but honestly it's me venting to myself as I usually do; so here we go again. When you're ugly on the inside: Get on...
    benmiller914 benmiller914 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    Just had a bunch on my mind and feel like rambling. So I want to share a little about my rehabilitated sexless marriage (see backstory for details) due to a few private emails...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 9 Responses Oct 3

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    THE TRUTH BEHIND THESE KINDS OF MARRIAGES.Last week, I wrote an article for my blog titled: Six Reasons That Your Marriage Will Fail. One of the areas that I highlighted was...
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 14 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like this experience us turning me into an emotional Jekyll and Hide... In the morning, when domestic life goes on as it must, I feel inclined to be patient, more forgiving...
    ace4444 ace4444 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    How do you think Younger Women Older Men Dating & Older Women Younger Women Dating ? If you not mind , Could i recommend a good dating to you . agemeet#com is the best site for...
    youngerolderdating youngerolderdating 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Coercion. Years ago I read about husbands forcing their wives to perform a certain sex act (named at the end of this story for those curious) under the threat of divorce. It was...
    something2talkabout something2talkabout 51-55, M 16 Responses Sep 25

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    My wife's best friend is divorcing her husband, who is one of my good friends. She said things were bad for a while, and somehow it escalated past the point of therapy. They never...
    7Sparrows 7Sparrows 26-30, M 9 Responses Sep 27

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    There’s a number of reasons why people live in sexless marriages, every married couple’s situation is different; you could talk to fifteen different couples and hear fifteen...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Who complains about an hour long back massage ? .... who complains about a dozen roses for no reason ? .... who complains about texts about how beautiful she is and how special...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 21 Responses 2 days ago

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    First off I am not someone to join a forum like this I usually keep things private, but I am interested in other peoples views especially women. I am a married man with 2 kids...
    Henjo24 Henjo24 26-30, M 8 Responses Oct 9

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    It’s been a month since I dropped the “Big D” bomb. A bomb that wound up blowing up on me. Ok, so I was pressured/bullied whatever, into staying. I said that as a...
    beachlivin04 beachlivin04 41-45, M 12 Responses Oct 15

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    I just wanted to say.. since last month I am observing wold in different manner it's because of my desire get burried..now I have a less desires I see life is not meant for living...
    chandy790 chandy790 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Do marriages out of convenience actually work? I'm just curious. I can't imagine being married to someone just to make life easy or because it'll be convenient for most "people...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    To my fellow suffers I have a question. Let me first say that I know I'm an idiot. I married my first wife when I was 26 y.o.a. and I had some red flags but I thought I could fix...
    Nick5211 Nick5211 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 11

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    I've been in a long term sexless marriage (decades). I was sexually insecure at the time of the marriage, and she was too, so it worked at the time for both of us. Over all those...
    Figureitoutguy Figureitoutguy 51-55, M 9 Responses Oct 12

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    “Check engine light” This weekend I became so mad at my soon to be ex-husband. I didn’t want to waste my time and energy. I mean, after all, who does it benefit? Clearly...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 11 Responses