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  1. Ideas to spice up your marriage

    Long Term Success in Marriage
    I'd like to share a marriage tip that has worked wonders over the years. It is very simple but it has been immensely helpful in maintaining the pleasurable intimacy that typically wanes in a marriage. It's a way to trigger sexual desire in a man whose mind might otherwise be more occupied with...
  2. Coping with an almost-sexless marriage.

    Sex in Marriage
    Let me start this by saying, I really appreciate all of the sharing everyone here does. I read through the posts and it gave me the strength to be completely honest here. I have been married to my wife for 10.5 years. We have 3 children together, and I have another older child from my 1st...
  3. Hi! I am a new member seeking some advice

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    Hello! I am a new member and I am seeking advice regarding my sexless marriage. I have been with my husband for 10 years. We recently married this past summer. We do not have any children. For nearly 7 years my husband has not had much of a sex drive and therefore we have been struggling...
  4. Suspicions on Husband

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi everyone, My fiancé and I have been together for about a year now and overall have an outstanding relationship. However there have been some suspicions towards him from my end and although we have talked about it, something doesn't feel right. 1) Since I moved in, our sex life has been...
  5. Sexless Marriage Stories

    The Men's Clubhouse
    I am a new poster to this site and I see this in a lot of men's threads, and it's my worst nightmare to end up in a relationship where we don't have sex at least once a week. Since I am not and never have been married, I don't have to worry. However, I am curious about men's stories with this-...
  6. Intimacy and Resentment

    Sex in Marriage
    Hello all, maybe you can give me some insight on this issue. I've been dealing with this on my own for a while. First, a little context: I'm a married dude. Wife and I have been together for 6 years, and married for 2 years. We have a powerful relationship, mutually supportive, lots of care...
  7. Hopefully my story can help someone

    Physical & Mental Health Issues
    My wife is the best thing thats ever happened to me. And we are getting a divorce. It's the single greatest pain I've ever gone through. You know how they say when a member of a long married couple passes away, the other often goes within 6 months? I completely understand why. I feel physically...
  8. well hello there

    New Member Forum - Introduce Yourself!
    Married, happy, not happy, puzzled, amazed, mystified, annoyed, grateful, angry......w....t.....h? Hoping to make sense of it all and appreciate being able to read everyone's posts.
  9. I'm falling out of love - with the love of my life.

    General Relationship Discussion
    This is my first post, anywhere, so thank you in advance for your support. For the first time in a long time, i'm genuinely happy with myself and who I am. My self-confidence has returned, i'm very fit and healthy and at 33 years of age am excited about life, both present and future. But, I...
  10. My wife asked me to spank her

    Sex in Marriage
    **a little background. We have been married for 6 years in a Christian home with 2 children. I have wanted her to "willfully" submit more and she has always wanted it too but struggled. So far there has been mutual respect with some struggle of submitting. From time to time we would use...
  11. What I would really like to ask couples with children

    General Relationship Discussion
    Well, the good news is that my wife's pregnancy is as healthy as can be and we are both very happy for it. As we near the due date, whenever we meet friends the conversation turns more and more towards pregnancy, child birth and parenting. This is all well and good as everyone has a story to...
  12. Sex less than 1/month & married less than 2.5 years

    Sex in Marriage
    This is going to be long, so if you don't want to read it all here is the tl;dr - Married for less than 2.5 years and there's already almost no intimacy in my marriage. I was here over a year ago and things don't seem to be changing. Here's my post from last year: Less than 1.5 years and...
  13. Porn "The Parasitic Marriage/Sex Life Killer"

    Sex in Marriage
    Hello Everyone, I have been married twice and still have one common problem linking them both. I am married and I am still addicted to porn. I have been married to this woman since May 2014 and we've been together since May 2013. I want to quit but I keep failing at it. My...
  14. Cancer and marriage

    Physical & Mental Health Issues
    I am currently fighting my 3rd battle with cancer, very advanced stage 3 and have been for 3 years. I've had 3 surgeries and am currently recieving IV chemotherapy for the 2nd time. My oncologist is still hopeful that I can be cured even though there is chance that I may become terminally ill...
  15. 10 year drought and sore forehead

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am banging my head against the wall. Ten years. Ten YEARS. We have not had sex for over ten years. Affection dried up before that. We have talked about it. "It takes two" she always says. :iagree:Yes, that is true. However, when it has been so long, why bother to try to start...
  16. No intimacy and no sex; going bananas and desperate for help!

    Sex in Marriage
    This is my first post and it is a LONG one, so please don’t start reading it if you’re in a hurry! I’ve been reading TAM for a few months now, and have been very impressed by the sensible, compassionate, moderate, thoughtful and sympathetic replies that most people’s posts get, so I thought I’d...
  17. Pros and Cons list... Can I overcome the cons?

    General Relationship Discussion
    So I am fully aware that no marriage is perfect and that every relationship has its flaws. My question is, are there some flaws that just can't be resolved? When does compromise in a marriage become too much? How can you take care of your own needs without being selfish. I've been with my...
  18. Reverse the 180?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Should I initiate contact during the separation? My wife have been together for nine years and married for three of those. We recently separated. The context There is a never ending cycle of blame so it is difficult for me to pinpoint the starting point. In general, for me, it was more about...
  19. Need Feedback: Why Is He So Angry With Me?

    Physical & Mental Health Issues
    I'm writing this while undergoing the silent treatment for about the 5th time in as many months. We are in our 50's second marriage for both. His ex was an alcoholic and this was a factor in their divorce. He states he really has no use for his parents. Friday: It's his birthday. He...
  20. is the link broken?

    Sex in Marriage
    I've been married for 2 years with a good man. I'm young, 23, and he is 10 years older. We have no children, we have dated 1 year before getting married and half of these 3 years together we had to live in different countries (for several reasons). In the beginning he kept saying that sex was...
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