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I Am Depressed Because My Husband Doesn't Show Me Any Love

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    My Husband Does Not Know How To Show Me Love

    My husband is a great father, a hard working man, faithful, caring for his family and children. I have been married to him for sixteen years now. However, it has been a struggle for him to show me love the past two years. We have spoken about some of the changes ( career changes...
    ekfidelia7498 ekfidelia7498 36-40 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    When ever we are in public my husband leaves me

    and ignore me. He always chooses his friends above me. I don't feel like he truly loves me for so many other reasons although he wants to love me. I am not his special someone it's been 7 years and I just feel worthless in my marriage.
    msg1814 msg1814 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2014

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    Hurt And Angry

    I'm four years older than my husband, but when we first met I couldn't see the difference. Though our lives took two different paths, it seemed as if we were destined to be together. Even though I'm a college graduate and he's a high school drop out we had a lot in common. We...
    Babynme Babynme 26-30 4 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Lonely And Depressed

    My husband and I have been together for 10 years.  We have 2 children and 1 on the way.  For a few years now, we've had problems on and off because I feel that we just don't have a connection anymore.  He never wanted to marry and have kids, but after finding out...
    lilmama94591 lilmama94591 31-35, F 35 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    My Husband Doesn't Show Any Affection.

    He hasn't shown any affection since 2 years after we got married. First it was because he worked too much and now its just gotten worse since he got hurt and has been through 30 surgeries that i have cared for him through. He doesn't seem to care at all about my feelings! I want...
    dec4 dec4 46-50 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Wake Up!

    I'm really torn up right now cause the truth hurts. Why do they say it sets you free? Hell no.. reality checks just crush your soul. I'm crying I'm bleeding in my heart and  he sleeps like I do not exist. I"ve been depressed and I got help and I was or am doing good. Tonight it...
    Calif39 Calif39 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 15, 2012

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    Too Little Too Late

    I am not sure if this is appropriate...my contributing here becasue its my boyfriend not my husband and he is an addict. he is 37 and I am 36. I lived with him for a year although for the past year and a 1/2 we have not been living together. We see each pther...
    jessered jessered 36-40 5 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Too Chubby To Be Loved

    I met my husband almost 4 years ago, we got married 1 year ago. I felt a little distance between us and I asked his why he is not interested to be intimate. He told me I was not the same girl he met, and he was not as attracted to me as he used to be. It hurt so much to come...
    Brownspider Brownspider 36-40 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    I Feel Helpless And Dont Know What To Do...

    i got married when i was 17 my husband is 8years older to me it was a love *** arrange marriage and my husband promised hell lot of things before getting married but things got turning sour after 3months of my marriage i caught him cheating on me with his collage girlfriend he...
    alisha2sweet alisha2sweet 22-25 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    Someone Blew Out The Flame

    My husband and I were best friends before we ever dated, not only that but he was my only stable friend during the chaotic years of high school. We then started dating during my junior year and became the ever coveted "high school sweetheart" couple. I moved in with him on my...
    Thebadwolfrose Thebadwolfrose 18-21, F Jan 23, 2013

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    Wife Has Sleep Issues And Mental Issues

    my wife is beautiful smart educated from an ivy league school and completely negative and dark. I am not allowed to say good morning. She wakes up every two hours at night, we sleep in different rooms because she gets mad if she can hear me breath at night, she compares her...
    Azzurre77 Azzurre77 46-50 5 Responses May 26, 2012

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    I Sacrificed So Much

    So here is my story. Since my husband and I have had kids he has been wanting to move to Israel. Finally this year we did. He is originally from Israel. I am not. We are here and I have been so homesick. All I want to do Is move back. All I want is his compassion and...
    Skashman Skashman 31-35 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Married To An Unsupportive A*******

    I have been married for 19 years and I have always supported my husband with any work he has done or business he has started and I work as well.  In 2009 he business tells me that there is no more work and business needs to close down.  He was worried we would break up he...
    dkalive dkalive 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    In august of 2013 my husband cheated on me

    without warning. I decided to forgive him and we both agreed to work on our marriage. I am the only one in therapy and I'm also taking antidepressants. The issues we had before the infidelity have not been resolved. He told me what he needed from me which was, keep the house...
    jennifermarshall0001 jennifermarshall0001 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    I Am Depressed Because My Life Has Changed

    I am 25weeks pregnant, I have a beautiful two year old daughter but I am feeling depressed. I married my partner after going out with him for a while and I was happy at the start. Since being married he has gone out drinking and he comes back really early in the morning 6-7am...
    simsim2010 simsim2010 26-30 2 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    I Feel As If My Husband An I Are Roomates An That He Doesnt Love Me.

    My husband an I have been married for only 3months, I don't feel any love and affection at all he never tells me he loves me, he never kisses me an not to mention we don't have sex at all. I feel like were just roomates an it hurts because I love him with all my heart an I will...
    dfordham dfordham 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    You Are Not Alone .

    I am sad i have similar situation as you.each word u wrote was like i am talking to u and u noting it down . i am so helpless too.
    sonipaal sonipaal 31-35, F Jul 14, 2013

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    Back In My Life Again.

    Well my husband left me back in December of 2008 for another woman,a younger woman.He has made my life a living hell.He wouldn't even help me support his five children.But call me stupid I still love him.I had Gastric bypass in February of this year and he wasn't even there but...
    gwenb gwenb 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    I was a fool for thinking that if I worked hard enough to make it work, we would be together when the reality is that there were warning signs all along. It was I who had to be...
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    Dear David, I know i wasn't really a good girlfriend for you. I easily gets upset in just small things you do that i don't like. I always complain for your time and i don't...
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    My boyfriend and I have been together for six years, mostly bad than good, and the bad times were really bad phases. He was my first serious boyfriend and I have lost my virginity...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    Love is so tricky because we all define it and feel it differently. It also takes on so many different forms, so it's hard to fault people for "throwing it around" too much. The...
    Classangel00A Classangel00A 31-35, F Mar 8

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    I know that I'll never be loved because I don't love myself. I'm resigned to getting a menial job and dying alone.
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    I seriously feel like the loneliest person in the world when I'm just sitting here waiting because no one is answering me because they have better things to do. I want one of those...
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    Im not good in english.. So it Will be hard for me to understand and Write, But i Will try. Yes im lonely! Im so lonely! I dont have A Lot of friends and Them i have, im not close...
    kamillemille kamillemille 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just because we don't talk, doesn't mean i don't think about you. I'm just trying to distance myself because i know i can't have you.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I am sixteen yet I like older guys (18-20) , I believe as long as the love is there and the people are at the same stage in there life it doesn't matter about age , as long as two...
    girldevil123 girldevil123 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Got ****** over for the second time . Completely numb . I don't care about love any-more . I don't care about anything . Love doesn't exist . If you think your in love . your not...
    girldevil123 girldevil123 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I hate when love doesn't last.....
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    Well I sent my friend over to my crush and she said he was a real ***** and said "I have a twin , and maybe she likes him" and "I don't know her" and he doesn't even have a twin...
    samguzmanxo samguzmanxo 16-17, F Mar 11

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    I'm a college student and I have a friend who's like a bestfriend to me since we're always together plus another friend in all our classes and during lunch. He's gay and open about...
    jo107 jo107 22-25, F Mar 12

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    Yeah sure it doesn't to the guy falling for that bullshit
    caiseyi caiseyi 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Go to someone who doesn't make you think love is hard.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I tell my dad everything. Literally, everything. I told him about my first kiss and I cried because I thought he was gonna be mad at me. He even knows I smoke pot, though he's...
    RnneKK RnneKK 13-15, F Mar 9

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    I have friends that say that I can tell them anything but then they invalidate my problems by saying theirs are worse, and I hate that so much. I just bottle it in because no one...
    artisticaltay artisticaltay 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    And that's ok because I've finally gotten to the point where I don't need anyone to. I'm very happy with who I am and how I feel and sometimes people don't have the same mindset as...
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