I Am In a Relationship But I Don't Feel Loved

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    Been in relationship

    for 8yrs, and we used to have a great relationship from 07 til 13 and something changed, come to find out he was chatting with women and sending pics back and forth, he swears that's all it ever was and that's as far as it ever went,but now our sex life is almost non existent...
    krazzygood1 krazzygood1
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2016

    "If someone really missed you,

    they would make an effort to show they do. Not to act like you don't exist."
    AmityLove AmityLove
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2016

    I cannot give something

    that I don't have. :(
    AmityLove AmityLove
    26-30, F
    Jan 22, 2016

    When you do everything to make your partner

    happy and it just feels like you arent appreciated.....
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 28, 2016

    Well, I have this one guy friend

    who lives pretty far away from me. We first met in 8th grade and it was the time where he used to live in my state. But due to an agency trying to separate from his family, he just had to leave my state to go live with his grandparents. We once had a little conversation and he...
    Harlequins Harlequins
    16-17, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    I keep hoping that I can get thru to him,

    that the tunnel of darkness will somehow go back to light. Some days I just don't want to even try to get him to understand, other days I feel hopeful that today's the day he'll finally get what I'm saying. I'm exhausted in trying to get him to love me again. I don't want to be...
    NolaHollywood NolaHollywood
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jan 29, 2016

    I thought I had found the woman of my dreams,

    young beautiful and full of life. The beginning of our life together was fun and so affectionate. Now she is but a shell of who she used to be, I feel lost and helpless and just want to be happy again
    fastorstandstill fastorstandstill
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 30, 2016

    Guys I was really depressed

    and annoyed with few of my problems, but when I used this app, unfortunately I observed I'm not the only person that is having problems Although I met few of the very good people that were real good and kind to me. I think the biggest lesson that I've learn from this app is...
    Aamir316 Aamir316
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 23, 2015

    I've been married to my wonderful wife foe 14

    years we have 4 kids together but we got into a fight a few weeks ago and in the end a few weeks later I was in Jail and now I can't go around her or our kids an I feel like I'm dying inside from the rejection
    michaelcrafts michaelcrafts
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    We are all damaged. We have all been hurt.

    We have all had to learn painful lessons. We are all recovering from some mistake, loss, betrayal, abuse, injustice or misfortune. All of life is a process of recovery that never ends. We each must find ways to accept and move through the pain and to pick ourselves back up. For...
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2016

    Why do we try to force people to stay in our

    life? Why do we try to force bonds and relationships with people who always make us feel insignificant? It is not healthy to keep begging someone to love you like you deserve to be loved. It is not healthy to keep attaching yourself to people who always have one foot walking out...
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    I'm a beautiful woman

    who comes home everyday and sleeps next to a man who doesn't wanna touch me or give Me what I desire. I'm ready to explode. My mind is wondering!
    curioslybeautiful curioslybeautiful
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    Nothing feels lonelier

    than feeling lonely in a relationship..
    LoneDolll LoneDolll
    26-30, F
    9 Responses May 3, 2015

    I have decided to get out of my dead end

    marriage and start living
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    To start off, we weren't always long distance.

    Our relationship was new, two months in, barely budding, when I decided to move away for school. Here we are two years later, defying the odds of LDRs. Well.. that's what everybody thinks. Things weren't always like this but now we're both busy leading our own lives. I'm going...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 2, 2015

    at what point do you call it a day?

    I have been with my husband for 9 years married 2 and since we got married everything has stopped there is no sex no passion no intmicay no fun no nothing. I have tried things to spice things up and he flatly refused. I feel unloved and unwanted.
    Desperatehousewife1986 Desperatehousewife1986
    31-35, F
    25 Responses Sep 12, 2015

    Hej guys, i am married

    for 5 years now, but every year is worst than the other... My husband is handsome, has a very good job, has a good family but the problem is he has a narcisistic personality with sooo many other personality disorders! He is an ex drug user but has been clean for 5 years! He...
    Rose1365 Rose1365
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    Surely there is more to life

    than this life I am living
    Pinkprosecco Pinkprosecco
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    I'm new to this and I don't really understand

    it could someone explain it to me.... I would like to chat and meet some friends is this what this about or am I wrong?
    JayRoseJay JayRoseJay
    46-50, F
    22 Responses May 12, 2014

    I think my boyfriend is addicted to ****.

    I noticed he masturbates almost every day but when it comes to sex we barely do it once every 10 days or so on average and when I try to initiate it he almost always turns me down, saying he's not in the mood. I openly talked to him about it, told him it's affecting our...
    someusername20 someusername20
    22-25, F
    25 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    I am 36 and married with two kids.

    My wife yells at me and the kids all the time. She's hits me and pushes me in front of my 19 month old toddler. She pushed me down the bottom of the stairs into a wall. I am made to feel worthless. I use alcohol every 2 weeks and **** and ************ almost every day to...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2015

    It's your typical passive-aggressive

    withholding of affection, etc. I'm not being hit or anything. It's kinda like a proverbial carrot out in front, but he's mostly nice and we laugh sometimes. It's just...uneven, and I don't think I have it in me to try for more anymore - that kinda love doesn't seem to be my...
    Chinookie Chinookie
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2016

    so valentine's day is coming up

    and our 8 yr anniversary happens to be that day too. and to me it's a big deal. I don t get any romance at all throughout the year. and I've told him to do something nice at least for this particular occasion. so the point is I guess he forgot how it makes me feel even...
    Lucylubbsgolda Lucylubbsgolda
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    The past 6 years of my life have been about

    this boy I am very much inlove with but here lately I feel as if our spark or so called romance is dying out I have confronted him about serval times and all he can say is that he will try harder and he hasn't tried anything I feel as if he may be falling out of love with me
    countrygirl122995 countrygirl122995
    18-21, F
    21 Responses Feb 2, 2015

    I am married and do feel loved.

    I just want the crazy passionate type of love and sex back.
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    In-Love With The Wrong Person:

    "Is it normal to love someone so much that it hurts? To the point where it just feels like a massive weight inside your chest and your eyes water up for no reason, but you can't express how much you truly care for someone for the fear of screwing something up or making it sound...
    CancerGal CancerGal
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2013

    Positive post: I am leaving this group.

    This time last year my bf of 8 years and I had ended the "7 year itch" on the worst note. I was about ton leave him high and dry. We both lied, cheated and even stole from each other for almost the entire year with a climax in December. BUT we both decided we still cared about...
    krazylilmeow krazylilmeow
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2015
    Aamir316 Aamir316
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    I am the enemy. I am wrong in every thought,

    feeling, desire, action, and situation. When I talk to the walls, I don't expect answers. When I talk to the dude who says he loves me I expect communication, which doesn't happen. We went to a town boasting mineral hot springs. He did not want to go. We arrived too late to do...
    DragonflySong DragonflySong
    36-40, F
    Mar 22, 2016

    We haven been living together

    for the last year,and when this supposed to be a step forward in our relationship, never knew it would take me 6 2 steps back week by week. He works all day, and I cook and clean, he leaves and i stay home. He's 15+ hours away Monday - Saturday, and when he comes home he needs...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Nov 21, 2015

    I just want to wake up from this nightmare

    and for everything to be like it was years ago. To feel loved , wanted , desired and for her to actually care about me in every way.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    I had a ****** birthday.

    My own best friend wouldn't join my family and friends for lunch because her boyfriend expects her to be available to him at his every whim. And don't get me started on my husband. He thinks social media is stupid, so he refuses to wish me a happy birthday on my page. Just a...
    andie2007 andie2007
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Aug 8, 2015

    Go on, call it what you want,

    I feel like I'm only loved when I'm complying. Aren't people supposed to accept each other and allow space to be comfortable being who you are in a relationship, even if they're trying to change some not so nice parts? I would like to believe that I accept and love others...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Oct 1, 2015

    Why is agemeet.com being promoted here.

    I dated someone 14 years younger than me. It's not all that bad but not all that great either!
    hopeless122015 hopeless122015
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    Basically. We have been together

    for 9months. it was good at first but he always wanted space and he became harsh right throughout. He was never happy around me just always angry and miserable. Now fast forward to now. We are still together but he has basically lost me. I usually held unto him because I always...
    legzydawlyy legzydawlyy
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jan 2, 2016

    I've been married for 16 years

    but have been feeling lonely for so long now. We don't do much together and we hardly talk anymore. I am afraid that I am not in love with him anymore... I love him. Just not feeling in love.
    deleted deleted
    13 Responses May 14, 2015

    Why does he alienate me like this?

    I feel like I have the perfect life until we are getting in bed. My husband makes me feel so useless sometimes.
    jewelbabies5 jewelbabies5
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 22, 2015

    **pardon my french** I'm

    so fed up with some ****!!!!! The ice is getting very ******* thin!!!!!
    gemini61289 gemini61289
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    It is not a lack of love,

    but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Married with two kids,

    there's 0 romance. We don't go on dates. We barely talk he usually picks fights gives me the silent treatment. When his older brother moved in these issues started. I have no friends or family near me, my only true friend is my grandma.
    Simbageeswife Simbageeswife
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Feb 25, 2016

    Eighteen years of marriage

    and it's not easy. I am unappreciated, unnoticed, degraded verbally, and taken for granted. My children are the best part. He needs a babysitter for his odd working hours and I will not be on welfare. I am very prideful.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    I need attention, compassion,

    compliments, conversation, and laughter in my marriage.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    Yeah. So I'm in a relationship.

    . And she never wants to do anything anymore. we're still together and yet she still acts as if she hardly knows me......why is this??
    TylerAndTrevor TylerAndTrevor
    13-15, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2015

    I married the man of my dreams

    and he cheated on me. I want to move on but it's complicated and I'm desperate. He's at the point where I deal with it and get over it because I'm stuck. He tells me I'll never find anyone else. I'm scared confused and lost!!!
    pairofblues pairofblues
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    i received a nice compliment from a male friend

    this week. it just brought into sharp focus the fact that my husband never compliments me on anything.... i compliment him all the yime but I am tired of traveling fiwn this one way street. is there an experience group for me because I will be yours if you say one tiny nice...
    LeighAd1 LeighAd1
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2015

    Maybe it's because of her exams

    but I feel like my girlfriend doesn't love me as much anymore. lately she has been so busy. I feel like she doesn't have time for me.. Maybe I'm being too clingy.. hay.. or maybe it's my fault for breaking up with her and then making up again.. she's very important to me...
    kinuha11 kinuha11
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2016

    I feel invisible to my husband.

    I changed my appearance yesterday because I needed a change. I saw my husband this morning but apparently he didn't see me. It's now 10:30pm, he's just arriving home and he still hasn't seen me or said so much as two words to me. He works all the time, but you would think he'd...
    smalz smalz
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    When someone puts you down

    and says things just to hurt and make you feel worthless. It's hard to feel good about yourself
    Livit Livit
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2015

    I feel like I'm in a one way relationship.

    I have been feeling very down, and might as well be alone, because when I voice how u feel it's hardly acknowledged. I'm sad. I'm scared. I'm confused, and I'm hurt. I know he loves me, but he is not able to care for someone else's feelings or emotions. I couldn't cry louder for...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Feb 17, 2015
    cristen17 cristen17
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Mar 6, 2016

    I'm At A Loss

    My relationship is in stasis. I don't want to stay, but I haven't the will to go. I feel no love for or from the man I've sworn my life to till death. I'm so frustrated...maybe I still love him it's just buried under all this disappointment and grief. So many things are wrong. I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 14, 2013

    We met nearly a year ago

    and have engaged in a sort of long-distance relationship almost since the day we started talking. Up until about a month ago, I would say we were happy and enjoyed each other's company. Then his life got very complicated -- death in the family, crazy work schedules, family drama...
    rosasm rosasm
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2015

    I wake up and I'm alone.

    I go to bed and I'm alone. She tells me that I'm too needy and that my expectations are too high. I've always been a physical person and not having a physical connection makes me really depressed. I try telling her and it goes nowhere.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2015
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