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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Good Bye Group!

    I was so depressed, really, really , really depressed and I wish I had left my Husband when I was "just" depressed, without the really reallys. If you are depressed because your Husband doesn't show you any love, my advice to you is get into therapy to understand why you stay...
    catcusflower catcusflower 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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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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    There's this really complex feeling inside of me but I'm not depressed. But it doesn't mean either that it'll change just because 'I'll find the right person''. There's is NO right...
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    I need help, I'm not really depressed but I really love my boyfriend to death and really feel like he's the one. Except we've been having problem. He doesn't believe me. He has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 31

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    I believe in family live and friends love but I just don't believe in ROMANTIC LOVE. It just doesn't make sense to me. I think people just get married to show that they have a...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I think people are starting to avoid me at work and I don't really know why. Conversations start when I leave and end when I come in. No one wants to even hang out with me anymore...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Feb 19

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    I see everyone around me in some type of relationship or trying to get in one. It's to a point where I have asked out a total of 5 women in the past 3 months and only to be...
    SuperiorSamaa SuperiorSamaa 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I know, I shouldn't let it get to me....but when it's Valentines Day, and I'm very romantic, and all I have is silence as my companion....then I get depressed. Which hurts my...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    ive been dating this guy for 5 weeks and we could only meet 4 times because he is too busy working and going to university and hanging out with his friends i dont call him i just...
    beyza5 beyza5 18-21 3 Responses Jan 30

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    as I write this, I'm also letting it go. my heart is with a woman from my past who is now in my present. the future is a different story now. let's call her Dawn. Dawn was an ex...
    jarae jarae 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Everything just feels empty right now. It feels more and more like people don't want anything more to do with me, especially since they have been progressively drifting further and...
    KiwiDan KiwiDan 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    but I can't lie to myself anymore. Life has gotten so much more stressful since transitioning out of my teenage years to early adult life. I'm turning 21 this year, and I feel as...
    sherryyb0mb sherryyb0mb 18-21, F Feb 17

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     I miss someone that didn't even notice me until I started to cry in the library, even then all it was and will always be, was a pity party for me.I hate that I creepily...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F a week ago

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    I think because I lost my parents and I don't have any brothers or sisters I see my friends as my family
    mirajane123 mirajane123 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    An everyday argument between me and my friends. Them saying no one can crack the code of love and I saying it doesn't even exist. I'm 16 without a crush, never had one never will...
    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Every time I write a song for a girl, she either hates me before I can finish the song and she never hears it, or doesn't reciprocate the feelings. Maybe making songs for the girl...
    alexisrhodeslover alexisrhodeslover 18-21 Feb 8

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    I never really said that I love a guy until I met my fiance. I believe that to say those words there must be a meaning to them. I see girls still in school be 13 and be like "I...
    couture2411 couture2411 18-21, F Feb 16

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    I believe that a model for the future doesn't exist yet. We are a creative people. We have many cultures, yet we don't have anything that currently exists to teach us what the next...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Couple of months ago I was reading a library book and at the bottom of the page someone had wrote in pencil "LOVE ISN'T REAL PEOPLE JUST GET DESPERATE". It made me think. And...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Sometimes family can be worst than your friends. the greed, selfishness, lies its horrible. My family, I love them but the rumors that goes around and them being two-face really...
    latrice2173 latrice2173 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I don't need to want it. Everything I write already doesn't make sense.
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F a week ago

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    I want a boy who's so drunk he doesn't talk *okay now I'm just quoting Conor Oberst*
    LostAndAamazed LostAndAamazed 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I don't have any friends In my area. I wish I had that way I can hang out and stay close. I hate riding the bus and train. I don't mind traveling but I can't stand the bus and...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So yeah ,still the same probleme with that girl, i think im only fasinating about her and that's why i'm having so much feeling for her , I'm sure that once i will have her (in the...
    Bigdadyy Bigdadyy 22-25, M Feb 10

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    everytime a holiday comes up, like today, i feel more and more lonelier. i'm suppose to have a family, but the government took that away. my boyfriend is with his family. hes mad...
    everythingisfallingapart everythingisfallingapart 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I know that I'm partly, if not wholly, to blame for not doing my part to keep in touch (they never really tried either) but by the end of school I was so damned closed off from...
    PsychicRed PsychicRed 26-30 a week ago

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    All the friends I had since childhood have been gone for 4 years now. I could hardly remember half of their names. There are some exceptions, but I still don't have any friends...
    BloodFanatic BloodFanatic 18-21, M 5 days ago

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