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  1. Filing Divorce Next Week - Hope?

    Reconciliation
    Firstly, my wife and I have been going to individual therapy and have gone to couples therapy in March through May. I know a common reply on here is "don't listen to strangers on the internet, get professional help", but I'm hoping for some perspective, and just to try and get my thoughts on...
  2. Sexual disconnect- need advice

    Sex in Marriage
    I need a reality check from people out there. The background: husband and I are both in our fifties, married 24 years, three high school and college age kids. Our marriage has had a lot of ups and downs over the years. Two years ago I was so tired and unhappy with my marriage and life in general...
  3. open marriages that work

    Sex in Marriage
    i have been in a successful open marriage for several years. i love it and am very comfortable with the kind of sex life an open marriage entails. i love having sex with other men. my husband loves how sensual and sexy our relationship continues to be. we have mostly threesomes (another male...
  4. Married to an Asexual man....

    Sex in Marriage
    :frown2: I really do not know where to start. I am a 50 year old, highly sexual woman who has found she married an asexual man. We met 4 years ago. We had common interests. I'd been celibate, for about 3 years, not because I didn't want sex, but because I wanted sex in a relationship, not...
  5. Overly Affectionate Husband

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband is way too much for me. Aside from wanting sex (and not having it all that often lately), he constantly touches me, rubs my arms or head, wants to be hugged, etc. He wants a deeply romantic relationship after almost 25 years. He feels I am disconnected because I am less affectionate...
  6. confused, sad and downright desperate

    Reconciliation
    Hello, I'm new to this site but have done a little bit of reading.. This is going to be a long post so I apologize in advance but hope you will take the time and hopefully I can get a little advice. So, my husband and I have been together for 8 years, married for almost 6. We have a 2 year...
  7. Wanting an open marriage

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Hi, Thanks in advance for reading this, and I hope this is the right forum section. My wife and I have been together for a little over 6 years, and married for about 2.5. After the initial honeymoon stage we fell into a comfortable and functional relationship. We were still having sex, and...
  8. Open marriage.. Help!

    Sex in Marriage
    I think I just need to vent a little and get some advice as I can't speak to any of my friends about this. On Friday night my husband asked for an open marriage. He says that before he met me he was in a 6 year relationship (even though previously he denied that it was an actual relationship)...
  9. Open marriage vs Divorce

    Coping with Infidelity
    I don't know if this belongs in this thread, but here it goes... Many people get a divorce because they're not in love with their spouse or their spouse has cheated. After the divorce is finished some of them still have sex and become good friends. Is their some unspoken pressure with being...
  10. She cuckolded me and confessed, but now she's intimate with her girlfriend?

    Coping with Infidelity
    Hi folks! My wife and I are in our late 20's. Long story short. College sweethearts in a classic relationship, we got married a few years back but she cheated on me with a married groomsman last year. She confessed with intense tears and said something like that would never happen again, and I...
  11. is TAM open to open marriage?

    General Relationship Discussion
    hi all. my Queen and i aren't married yet, but are having fun talking about getting married one day. we're not traditionally-minded in very many senses of the word, and neither is our relationship. we have an open relationship now, for example, and, when we're married (after She's proposed to me...
  12. The 180 - Lessons Learned - Guidance Appreciated

    Coping with Infidelity
    Long Time Lurker - First Time Poster - I'm looking for guidance and some tough leadership from the veterans. I'd like to share my situation, my early grasp of the 180 (and how I failed just like you vets said could happen), but also the good things that I accomplished. I'm going to crank...
  13. A Problem

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi! I am just looking to see if anybody has been in the situation that I find myself. My husband and I decided to try a different lifestyle with our sex life. I won't say we are an open marriage or totally swingers but it's kind like that. We met a couple that had an open marriage and became...
  14. Wife wants to sleep with other men

    Sex in Marriage
    My wife and I have been married for 5 years. She is 31 and I am 37, we have 2 kids, 4 and 2. About a month ago my wife told me that she is having a “pre-mid” life crisis. She said that she has lost her identity and independence. We have the luxury of my wife staying home with our kids. She left...
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