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

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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 32 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 1 Response Dec 30, 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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    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 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    So, I was just informed that a long term friend of mine is upset with me because a few years back he had a crush on me and thought I felt the same, but I just never acknowledged...
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    I didn't think I would be depressed so soon...especially after I overcame it at the beginning of my college semester. Even thoughts of suicide came to mind for brief seconds...
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    I get this way sometimes. Usually some kind of event triggers it but sometimes it appears for no reason. This was a tough week but I stuck it out and it ended with criticism even...
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    I feel empty I feel in a dead end this terrible feeling is already noxious my job options are so short with my degree every time that I apply for any company or position they tell...
    forsa85 forsa85 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    How can you say you love someone and treat them like crap???I have so many problems w/ him,and i don't know how to fix them.Last night i made dinner.It was good .He wanted to eat...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 66 Responses 3 days ago

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    We were always together , but suddenly he decided to travel. We where perfect couple , everyone around us know that, but at the end he left. He liked to hide his love, but I felt...
    MazenSalem MazenSalem 22-25, M Nov 2

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    After my father was killed my mom abandoned me . I was left to fend for myself at the age of 15 . I reached out to my uncle and asked if he would take me in and he turned me away...
    StaDaKazem StaDaKazem 36-40, F 19 Responses Oct 24

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    I am not close to my blood relatives at all. My parents had trouble encouraging me as a child, and the restrictions they put on me due to their fear makes me believe that they don...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 1 Response Oct 27

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    I don't believe in friendships. I have had so many bad experiences and I think this is enough. I'm tired of trying to fit in the society just in order to make new friends. Whenever...
    TommyRosellino TommyRosellino 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 4

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    I'm lonely because I never can have anyone I would love unconditionally. They use me then fall for someone else. I'm tired and giving up on loving. With the exception of my...
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    I am depressed and lonely. . I was married for a long time . Had three great kids , a wife that wanted control and a divorce . That was ten years ago . Well I haven't seen my kids...
    queenscounty queenscounty 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    A year ago I was depressed and suicidal teenager. Until I met someone, who changed my life. Now we have been together 6 months and I can finally feel myself happy. A couple months...
    Pelmeen Pelmeen 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I feel as if I can't get anyone to love as I would love them. every time I try I always end up getting hurt beyond repair. I try I honestly try to not care and forget about the...
    classykitty classykitty 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    or at least i dont think he does...at least not "that way." we found each other on omegle and keep in touch through kik...please do not laugh. i used to talk to people on omegle...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Nov 9

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    Nobody understands me, no matter how Many times someone says "just don't be scared to show them you." It just doesn't matter, I'm unexplainable, and people think I'm psycho...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I probably have said I love you a million of times already perhaps to a few whom i somehow thought i love at that moment but probably just because i was needy and lonely and just...
    happysha17 happysha17 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    Tonight my father came over to my house to convince me to leave my girlfriend. He doesn't approve of our relationship. He offered me money (again) to end the relationship because...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 21 Responses Nov 12

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    Like any other human relationship, there has to be a conscious decision and willful effort to maintain and strengthen that relationship. Relatives - or "blood" - don't choose each...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    12 years i've been thinking about him everyday...12 years spent dreaming that one magic day he'll say he loved me... so him yesterday...nothing...not even a hello, how is it going...
    kikilie kikilie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I have come to realize that blood doesn't make a family... And with 'blood', I mean genes. Seeing as relatives don't actually share blood at all. They just share genetics...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    My friends don't know the real me. They just see me as an angry, weird, hipster-y/emo girl who is more than likely going to arrested within a few years. Last year i rhetorically...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I don't know when this happened. Maybe, I blindly let it happen, Blissfully surrounded by a false sense of Security. Maybe, I tried to fight it. I don't know. My friends and I...
    NylonRed NylonRed 16-17, F Oct 24

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    I've been in love with a Guy for almost 2 years now but he doesn't love me back. He always says we won't be more than friends cus that would be akward but when we're drunk he alway...
    xallisaa xallisaa 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I'm not really sure what love is, so I'll just say I've liked a guy for almost 4 years. And obviously, he doesn't know me. It wasn't love at first sight. We were in the same...
    rachelenid rachelenid 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I love someone that doesn't love me. It hurts so bad. I'm still not over him. I don't think I ever will be.
    Pereiranatalie Pereiranatalie 18-21, F 5 days ago

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