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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 36 Responses Mar 30, 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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Aug 27, 2014

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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 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've always tried to be kind, empathetic and understanding, offering support in every way to anyone who needed it, showing love and compassion. Not only to those who were good to...
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    I wish my husband wouldn't lie so much. He lie's about so much, even just the smallest things. You think it wouldn't matter much the small things, but it does. It hurts, because...
    CarolinMichigan CarolinMichigan 46-50, F 23 hrs ago

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    He thinks he doesn't need a diploma and can just go work on a farm somewhere and be fine. He is refusing to do anything school wise.
    justlooking314 justlooking314 46-50, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    But I've come to realize, saying it doesn't mean you mean it. in the end, it's just words.
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been married for 12 years and we have 4 kids together and in all that time my husband never treated me with love or respect or affection. He refuses to even kiss me or touch...
    Katkor Katkor 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    when your a failure and the love of your life doesnt wanna see or talk to you .
    pepetheanarchistfrog pepetheanarchistfrog 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm a nice guy, I am way above average intelligence, women tell me that I'm good looking, but when they find out that I'm on disability for major depressive disorder and ptsd they...
    ofudgeme ofudgeme 31-35 3 days ago

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    ive been feeling suicidal recently. but im christian. im always going home alone. i walk down the hallways alone. i dont have anyone whom i can relate to. except for one person but...
    SolaCeEncE SolaCeEncE 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    At first it seemed innocent enough. He asked me about my day. Then he asked what I was wearing. Then I told him that I have a boyfriend and he wouldn't be too happy that he was...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I am really depressed. I think. I'm trying to just get use to the fact that I'm not gonna find the one. It seems like all guys ever want is just sex. I know there are guys out...
    manders831 manders831 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm so lonely at 32 years old I would never imagine my life being like this I thought I would be married with a couple of kids a career a house and a dog but but I'm single and...
    spiritualvirgo82 spiritualvirgo82 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I look around me and I see all the odds are against me and I wonder whether I should even bother. what difference does it make when one man fails to achieve his dream, the world...
    aliensoul101 aliensoul101 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I need someone to talk to every night, but the problem is I don't get along with men, and I fall in love too easily with women.
    PaladinVeritas PaladinVeritas 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I think if you love, the age doesn't play any role.
    TheSubmissiveX TheSubmissiveX 22-25, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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    Even when my boyfriend and I started dating and he would say "I love you" even though it made me incredibly happy, I didn't say it back. Why? Because I wasn't sure if what I was...
    ninaarriola ninaarriola 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Family isn't always blood. It's the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who...
    TrapQueen19 TrapQueen19 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I would go to the ends of the earth and back for my friends. In everyday-life, I am a horrible friend. In everyday-life, I avoid seeing them face-to-face.... actually anything that...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    DNA doesn't make a Family Love does which means if u love someone and u love that person u should consider them a family member
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Soooooo,Hmm(clearing throat) I met a woman in college in 2009 after a breakup with another woman that just up and left me with these words ''Later on in life you'll see that it...
    SchizoEffective6 SchizoEffective6 36-40, M Jun 23

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    Today I am. I'm coming out of it. Slowly but surely. Maybe too slow and I won't make it. Damn, just need a balance in my life. A woman is made to balance a man as a man is...
    Golfknar Golfknar 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    so I don't know if it is correct for me not to love my family because people always say family's love is unconditional but reading the hunger games (I know it'll sound silly) which...
    chocolatecream1 chocolatecream1 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I get very sad and depressed at night when I'm alone in my room. It usually happens around 11pm and then continues until I can't distract myself. I get depressed because I am...
    JaxxBlackBlood JaxxBlackBlood 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 23

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    I had (and part of me still believes) never to give up on family. But as I grew older, I realized some people don't deserve your love or compassion. I've tried to have a good...
    neonstitches neonstitches 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    They can't know me because I don't even know me!!! ^,^
    KingMarcray37 KingMarcray37 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    It was the first day of high school and I went into my 6th period Biology class already dreading the year I would have to spend in that stupid science class. I sat down in my...
    MargoRoth MargoRoth 13-15, F Jun 21

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