Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Lonely In a Marriage That Isn't Working

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    Not What I Expected

    HI, I have been in a marriage that has become a nightmare. Escaping from loneliness and a lack of togetherness in my last marriage I got divorced and I met another man, from the US. I am originally from Spain. I left everything behind, I lost everthing. I was in...
    wuthering wuthering 41-45 3 Responses Dec 18, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    >>>>>>>..hate The Person I Camed To Loved >>>>>>>>>

    I don't really know were to start , I have been married to my husband for about two years. Most people will consider my marriage as fresh and new, compared to the union of my grandparents who are going on there sixty- nine wedding anniversary. I know that marriage are not...
    peaches112 peaches112 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Married But Very Alone

    I'VE BEEN MARRIED FOR ALMOST 12 YEARS AND I DONT KNOW WHETHER TO LEAVE MY WIFE FOR GOOD OR TRY AND STICK IT OUT IN HOPES SHE'LL COME AROUND. THE FIRST 3 YEARS WERE THE BEST. THE NEXT 5 YEARS WERE GOOD. BUT THE LAST 4 YEARS HAVE BEEN TERRIBLE. MY WIFE HAS GAINED WEIGHT AND IN TURN...
    joker69er joker69er 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 26, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Wish It Worked But It Just Doens't

    Today is our 15th wedding anniversairy. We both mean well and feel committed, but fact is, it just doesn't work. Tonite we have been fighting again. I don't feel heard or seen in this marriage. I am never lonely when I am alone but I am lonely with him. I hate to whine but I don...
    Frederike Frederike 46-50 5 Responses Jul 10, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Horrible But Not Working Either

    My husband and I have been married for almost a year and a half. It's not that he is a terrible monster or anything - he is not abusive - but he hurts me without realizing it on increasingly deep levels every day. I don't even recognize myself in our wedding photos because it...
    jcpforhowlong jcpforhowlong 18-21 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Im Trapped

    I forgave my husband for cheating with his coworker but I was never happy even before he did it. Now I feel like I'm wasting away and ive changed for the worse. The thing is that I cant get myself to leave him because ive grown to love him as a friend and I couldn't hurt him like...
    dianah12 dianah12 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    The last moment my life felt real is when I woke up one very clear Sunday morning. The moment I got the call from my brother and slowly found out that he was going to kill himself...
    TheDreamcaster TheDreamcaster 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ...and you said that you'd lost it. Perhaps it wasn't abled to be ripped off my Mother's finger the night she was murdered...Or was it? Give up, already!
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You pushed me down into the sadness I can surrender no truth down into this barren waste of a desert a wanderer, cast itself alone I begged you with no certain circumstance To...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You can learn a lot about a man by his perception of marriage. Somen think of marriage is a government conspiracy, another man can think marriage is only good for having sex with a...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've never been very fond of marriage. No, my parents never got married. No, I didn't really want them to get married nor did I not want them to. I think I just realized after...
    lunarrose123 lunarrose123 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The economic situation delivered to us by greed. The immigrant situation in Europe, and resultant rape gang problem, have been delivered to us by an oppressive tax system and...
    Wishart95 Wishart95 18-21, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What is true love? Love is lucid. Love is an idea. Love can be the warm breeze on skin under a perfectly shaded tree, or the icy breath of the wind through the crack of a window...
    laurmb laurmb 16-17, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am sorry if this turns into a hard to follow ramble. I am just tired of bottling all these things up and I need someone I can lean on. Because I am a coward and unwilling to risk...
    alowlyservant alowlyservant 22-25, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    but it can be used like one can it not? Actually I have a friend who found their mate on EP. Person was probably just lucky! All the dating sites that I joined tend to...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 66-70 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Thought my husband was going to finally spend time with us..... yeah..... he's currently sleeping on the couch.... asked why he doesn't want to sleep next to me.... apparently he...
    Samy27 Samy27 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How did you find out that santa Claus isn't real?(sorry for any people or little kids who until just now believed in santa Claus) I found out that santa Claus isn't real when I was...
    LittleBroDillion LittleBroDillion 26-30, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 23 years old, and I recently moved downtown into a sublet until April. Up until last week, I lived at home with my family. My family lives outside the city and moved there 5...
    blackdove3746 blackdove3746 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I woke up sick. But it was my baby niece's birthday so with a pounding head and I got m three kids up, fed, dressed and off to her two birthday parties. I took them to the first...
    dzse dzse 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    She's coming over in an hour. I'm going to have "the talk". It isn't about sex per se. It's about making love. I love her sooooo much that I ache to show her sometimes. It's...
    BinaryBill BinaryBill 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been married 18 years. 2 Kids. Can count on both hands how many times we have had sex in the past decade. We've been to therapy twice. We have had hard conversations. I have...
    rustyblueday rustyblueday 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know, the sense of time is actually really weird and life is so much, and we, as humans, are related to each other so much that often it seems there is no purpose of living, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it's always hard to me looking for the point of things, life made us confused all the time and we don't know why or how to deal with it anymore, like when ever I do something, work...
    Maze2 Maze2 18-21, M Jan 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My 18th birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks and I'm starting to dread it. Why do people make such a big deal out of it, other than the fact that it's the majority age? I've...
    Imbolcumbra Imbolcumbra 16-17, M Jan 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today is probably the worst day of my life. I've been crazy about one of my colleagues since I started working with him a few months ago. On my last day (yesterday) I decided to...
    Lucylove1234 Lucylove1234 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    writing is fun most times unless you have writers block or you are writing something for school or something then it is kinda boring
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F Jan 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love writers though am not one myself. my personal favorites are Dale Carnegie and RL Stine. I owe them a lot and wish I could thank them in person for making my life in school...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns 16-17, M Jan 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just can't help but feel like I mean nothing to everyone... can't help but feel worthless and pathetic... I'm not sure yet wts destroying me, or what's making my depression worse...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Isn't amazing how humans have come this far in the world? I mean we've created our own currencies, our own languages, ect. I find that pretty cool.
    crimsoncube crimsoncube 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At one moment everything is crystal clear in front of me. I know what to do , and I realise this is where I belong and all I have everything planned in front of me.But then the...
    charley00 charley00 16-17, F Jan 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Something has been weighing on me. I appreciate EP giving me somewhere to vent. I REALLY appreciate the thoughtful and kind people who banter back and forth with me. I do wish so...
    babalulu babalulu 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    everyone's negative sometimes. it isn't like i'm going to dump a friend for having a bad day or anything. i am so sensitive to others' moods, though; i feel like when someone is...
    astrifer astrifer 22-25, F Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is very difficult for me to find the kind of connections that I really need. I don't do small talk at all. I drop conversations if all someone has to say to me are generic...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I haven't been married for a long time but I feel alone even when he's here. He doesn't understand my struggle with addiction and thinks that just because I crave it that means I...
    justme081 justme081 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's really going to happen. I mean really. I have to be perfectly honest. The eastern shore of Maryland is beautiful. It's special. The beaches are spectacular. It's also the most...
    simplysusan01 simplysusan01 46-50, F Jan 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I moved to Austin with a lot of excitement. New job, cool new city to explore and a whole new state I'd never really experienced. Now since I've lived here for 3 years, I can...
    princessadora princessadora 36-40, F Jan 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not saying I've arrived at the "final word" on this matter; but I want to share my latest thinking. You can all let me know what you're thoughts are. I need to believe that I...
    BinaryBill BinaryBill 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm homebound due to health issues, it really sucks. I mean it REALLY sucks. Over a year now, completely unable to work or hold a job. I'm a grown man who can't take care of...
    lifesucks58 lifesucks58 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 23

    Your Response

    Cancel