I Am Disconnected With My Husband

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    I was married for 13 years to the man I

    believed would be with me forever. For the first 5 years, everything was good - I practically fell at his feet every single day out of my love for him. Almost daily, I felt like I couldn't believe how good my life was - dreamy, with prince charming - traditional in a lot of...
    kmdogmom kmdogmom
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2014

    Reading your experiences I'm not sure

    whether to feel happy that it's 'not just me' or instead utterly devastated. Been together 17 years married 11, 2 children. My husband was very affectionate in the early years and I would say probably up until we had children, so I know he IS capable of affection, just not...
    eyemask eyemask
    41-45, F
    May 27, 2014

    Communication is at an all time low.

    I wake up early one morning and he's sitting with his back to me, on his side of the bed. My phone buzzes - he's texting me!!! WTF? He was mad about something and felt the need to get it off his chest as early as possible. Not a short sentence, but rather a long accusatory essay...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2014

    The Day My Eardrum Popped

    The year that Tim was in kindergarden and Jay was in 6th grade, my husband and I decided to take them to Walt Disney World in Florida during Spring break. It would be the last year that they would have Spring break together because High School students here have their break a...
    jojewel jojewel
    56-60, F
    16 Responses Mar 17, 2010

    He Just Doesn't Get It...

    Firstly, I want to say this is not the first time something similar has happened to me. So the pattern clearly has something to with me, my behavior, and/or my inclination to choose men who cannot communicate or something of this sort. Nearly ten years into my second marriage...
    truebluegal truebluegal
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2010

    Drowing

    Seven years ago a wonderful man pulled me out of chaos and placed me on the ground. After that we where hardly ever apart. Five years ago this May 13th it will be our Fifth year anniversary. I am lost and drowning I have lost my best friend .. Him.. He hardly speaks to me unless...
    kattknight1 kattknight1
    31-35
    5 Responses May 9, 2011

    Husband Or Roommate?

    I have to say my husband and I are roommates at this point. we only talk about the everyday trivial things and the rest of the time I sit in my chair wishing and aching for something more..while he watches t.v and acts as if nothing is wrong. How can two people be in a...
    Suzzique Suzzique
    41-45, F
    48 Responses Apr 29, 2009

    After reading all these blogs,

    we ladies could write a book. After Much thought I figure I put my story down here. I will expound on some of the statementss on here. I 'm a older woman in my 50's. First if your a younger woman trying to get your man to change and he not, stop. He has to be the one who want's...
    apinkcar apinkcar
    46-50
    Jul 20, 2014

    Its Really Sad

    we used to laugh and talk for hours. now i have to watch what i say. we could be laughing and talking and all of a sudden he takes something i said or a facial expression so seriously. he is constantly thinking that i am trying to insult him or play him. I have no reason to do...
    goldie25 goldie25
    31-35, F
    11 Responses May 29, 2008

    I'm Finally Saying It Out Loud

    I'm not going to go through my whole sorry story again, suffice it to say, that I've been married to my husband for  20 years.  It hasn't always been bad, although I suspect there was never real love. In the past 6 or 7 years, we've been drifting farther apart.  Sometime...
    goddessone goddessone
    41-45, F
    35 Responses Mar 11, 2008

    This year will be our 3rd year of marriage

    and I already feel disconnected from my husband. We just had our first baby in December and things have changed. I know that is to be expected but it is a HUGE change. I am now a stay at home mom and we just moved into a new house in October in a new town. He works from home 2x...
    mizmak17 mizmak17
    31-35, F
    May 6, 2015
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