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Neglected by newly wed spouse

by Rosie
(Santiago, Dominican Republic)

Greetings and Bliss to you. My spouse and I recently married last September. Our anniversary hasn't arrived and I feel as if we've been married for years and without any attention, affection or consideration. I feel completely neglected by my husband. It's as if we're only intimate whenever he wants. He seems proud, selfish and immature. Don't know how long I can stay in this marriage. Please advise.

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