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Old 09-29-2023, 05:28 AM
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Default How many times have you been married?

Iím a one and done guy. Just over 23 yearsÖ. Funny thing though, my wife would want me to get remarried. Sheís convinced that Iím not personally equipped to take care of myself. She has friends that are to make sure Iím fed, dressed and working. Her fears are that my world would fall apart and I would go with it. She purportedly even has a friend that is responsible for finding me a new spouseÖ.
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Old 09-29-2023, 06:26 AM
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My wife of 40 years together said, "Will you remarry after I'm gone"?

"Absolutely Not" was my reply. To this, she took offense.

I just said it's too much work.

I have found I don't do lonely well though.

Will I marry again? I kinda doubt it. That doesn't mean I'll never find someone to share my life with.

May have already found her.
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Old 10-05-2023, 10:35 PM
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Married 3 times. First lasted 11 years (3 kids), second 5 (no kids) and third 19 years (1 kid.) Am 73, and have been single for almost 8 years.

Learned a lot about what doesnít work in relationships, myself, the futility of trying to live up to unreasonable and impossible to achieve expectations, and knowing when to move on. Am on good terms with all of my exes, and regardless of the unpleasant aspects and disappointments of what didnít work, Iím blessed with my 4 wonderful, talented, and responsible kids plus 4 heartwarming grandkids.

Realize now that for mutual enjoyment and relationship success, both parties have to value, enjoy, and appreciate each other, put in the effort, respect and do their best in recognizing and meeting each otherís needs. Iíve been in a relationship for the last 6 years that fulfills those components. Itís nice to appreciate and be appreciated, and weíre committed to learning and improving our connection.

Am not interested in getting married again, as when things got rough the marriage vows were meaningless on a practical level, and divorcing was disappointing and expensive.

I applaud those sharing about their good fortune and positive, long term marriages. They are truly blessed. Iím thankful for getting to a place in my life with a positive, mutually nurturing relationship. Itís definitely late but so much better than never.
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Old 10-06-2023, 08:20 AM
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I was married for 26 years. I've been divorced for 20 years. I'm pretty sure I'll remain single the rest of the way. I've become too accustomed to my freedom.
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Wife wakes her husband in the middle of night and wants to talk:

Wifey: "Honey, if I died, do you think you'd remarry?"

Hubby: "I suppose I would."

Wifey: "Would you want her to move into this house and live here?"

Hubby: "Sure, it's a nice house and it's paid for."

Wifey: "Would she drive my Mercedes too?"

Hubby: "Why not? It's brand new."

Wifey: "Would she sleep in this bed?"

Hubby: "Yeah, it's very comfortable."

Wifey: 'Would she use my golf clubs?"

Hubby: "Nope, she's left handed."

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Old 10-18-2023, 08:23 PM
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Once. Will be 40 years next May.
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Old 10-19-2023, 03:41 AM
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I've been married once, to the wife of my youth and best friend. We've been married for 43 years at this point. We've loved each other through thick and thin. What a sweetheart.



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I've only been married once. My bride and I tied the knot 43 years ago. We're now both retired and still madly in love.

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Never been married. 43 now and not really sure if I care at this point.
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Old 10-20-2023, 09:24 AM
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Once for almost 10 years. It wasn't a positive experience to say the least.

Online dating in the Midwest at ~40 is fairly bleak. I have an above average career. I'm very fit and healthy. Being short and having a runner's build puts me a little out of reach from the average local woman. Average women seem to be holding out for a 10. Otherwise, I'm a source of entertainment until something better comes along.
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