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I Am Married and Lonely Craving Touch and Communication

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

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    I AM MARRIED BUT SOOOOO VERY LONELY...EVEN WHEN HE IS HERE, HES NOT HERE.. I REALLY WANT AFFECTION AND WOULD DIE FOR A HUG BUT DONT WANT TO TOUCH HIM.. I DONT BELIEVE IN CHEATING,SO I SIT HERE IN MISERY,IN MY TOWER LIKE RAPUNZEL..STUPIDLY AWAITING FOR A PRINCE TO...
    PRISONERLIKERAPUNZEL PRISONERLIKERAPUNZEL 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Married To The Wrong Person

    I sleep beside this woman every night but stay on my side of the bed. I don't want to be here I'm not in love with her or want to repair our marriage in any way. I crave a woman's touch the smell of her perfume, softness of her hair. HOW DO I GO ON LIKE ...
    hung4you hung4you 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I have been married to my husband

    for 45 years. I am 65 years old and he is the only man I have ever been with. We gradually stopped being a "couple" some 15 years ago, when the kids were grown. We have not slept together or had sex, or even hugged or touched one another in those 15 years either. Neither of us...
    manikki manikki 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    THE First

    I AM MARRIED BUT SOOOOO VERY LONELY...EVEN WHEN HE IS HERE, HES NOT HERE.. I REALLY WANT AFFECTION AND WOULD DIE FOR A HUG BUT DONT WANT TO TOUCH HIM.. I DONT BELIEVE IN CHEATING,SO I SIT HERE IN MISERY,IN MY TOWER LIKE RAPUNZEL..STUPIDLY AWAITING FOR A PRINCE TO...
    PRISONERLIKERAPUNZEL PRISONERLIKERAPUNZEL 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2009

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    So I never thought I would be in this position.

    I am actually craving deep and meaningful communication with a person who is not judgmental. I love people and love to affirm people. I have kids that I love which is the reason I stay in this relationship. I am looking for similarly situated person. I like nice people who are...
    HeartConnect HeartConnect 46-50, M May 15

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    To have someone to hold.

    Even if for a few hours to soak up the soul's anti-bodies against the pain of long term loneliness and heartbreak. Time spent kissing. Hugging. Dancing fingers across skin and through hair. Laughing. Talking about anything deep or shallow. Maybe someday soon.
    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    I didn't get married to be his roommate & cook! Ten years feels like 100. I get hit on by other guys all the time, but no sex from my man, and rarely a kiss... Sigh
    picocat7 picocat7 36-40, F 1 Response 29 mins ago

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    I have never been soooo confused in my life. I am two people it seems. One who loves british culture but also love my Pakistani culture and both clash so much what is expected in...
    issimma issimma 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have been with my husband since I was 16! We have always struggled with the "normal" marriage issues! We have not ever been touchy feely and lack being intimate! It doesn't exit...
    StressedOut2 StressedOut2 36-40 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    stupid because i just am. useless because i can't do anything. lost because i still don't know who i really am. lonely because i...don't have the "love one" for all my entire life...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am married too. I like to expose myself to strangers, or put myself in situations where I could get caught. I often stay over at my shop, where I will walk around naked early...
    squidgy45 squidgy45 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    I want to meet married woman who Is lonely
    tarheelblue123 tarheelblue123 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    I live with a chronically ill spouse. As a result, sex has gone from really rare to non-existent. It has honestly never been consistently good during our 19yr marriage for a...
    tempestae tempestae 41-45, M 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    It's not at night, in the darkness, when I feel lonely. It's the early afternoon, when the sun shines outside, the birds sing their song and the wind is vaguely present. It is then...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I love stories, music, and movies that touch my heart. I am very sensitive at heart. I cry at times reading stories, listening to some music, and watching romantic movies.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    So sick of a dead end marriage. I'm alone all week and tomorrow is my birthday. I'm looking for a real present.
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I've been in control about not seeking outside my marriage, but boy do I crave like crazy!
    kevvy832 kevvy832 31-35, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    This is the first time I've written on this or any other site. I didn't know there were so many other people in the world who are in the same situation, so reading others' stories...
    Oncewascontent Oncewascontent 36-40, M 30 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've read most of the posts and agree with most of it. I don't have any friends right now but I'm not really that lonely. I am older and my children are all grown with lives and...
    grownupmom grownupmom 61-65, F 1 day ago

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    She was different back in college. Very friendly and full of fun. After our marriage she still is friendly and fun. But with everyone else! She just doesnt have any time for me...
    fantomy fantomy 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    For the whole world, I have a perfect marriage. She is very caring and friendly with everyone and tends to thier needs. Everyone loves her and she truly is a great person and a...
    fantomy fantomy 31-35, M 42 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been dating the same woman on and off for 9 years. We have always had the same exact problems (not really meant for each other, way too many differences, basically we differ...
    trustinchange trustinchange 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I married my current wife on the rebound and under pressure from her. I have remained married to her for 20 years because of my amazing son. The relationship is painfully...
    TheLoanranger TheLoanranger 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I do not like who I've become.... My husband is emotionally abusive... Yes he has good days they are his denial and acceptance days. He is a good dad but a really shity husband...
    theresgottabemore theresgottabemore 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Wow..... Rejection is a f**ker!! I thought I was so used to it now & that I stopped caring.....apparently not!
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 35 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 47 and I married my husband 8 years ago. We have been together 9 years. Before him I had been married before, but my last relationship before him was with a woman. She broke my...
    Trish0302 Trish0302 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some days are so much harder than others... Some days I don't think about being lonely other days it kills me... Some days I'm grateful for my marriage other days I resent it...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    This is new... I love my husband, more than life itself, love our four children too. He is a great provider and has been there for me many times. He is quite busy and at the top of...
    MargKing MargKing 36-40 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have been married 13 years with 4 children and our children are driving us apart. I so miss her touch and attention. I dont want anyone else but am dying from feeling alone
    pricelesschange pricelesschange 36-40 5 Responses a week 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 Jun 27

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    I have been married for 16 years. For probably the past 6 years we have barely spoken. Neither of us have even rembered our wedding anniversary in years. I have had more than...
    KeRuiEr1 KeRuiEr1 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    It's so crazy to share your whole existence with someone, a child, a house, finances, families etc but to feel so lonely! It really saddens me that I've committed everything I have...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 29 Responses Jun 26

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    I battle boredom. I have bipolar. I'm successful, smart--- but battle boredom with This bipolar. Ordinary is hard for me....I'm always craving what is not good for me.
    alexcrews alexcrews 41-45, F Jun 25

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    I had an affair over a month ago, and couldn't believe how it jump started my marriage. it took the pressure I was putting on him off. all of a sudden he responded. he doesn't know...
    tiffsica tiffsica 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    I am married lonely and can't get any intimacy cus this freakin religious and morally higher people thing I should live in this relation till I die of natural or have courage to...
    Sam908 Sam908 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Been married for almost 5 years, never been with a woman but been thinking abt it a lot. Love my husband and don't want to cheat, but feel like I may be missing something. My...
    AdventurousM AdventurousM 26-30, F Jun 23

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    unsure as to my course of action after 30+ yrs. together. The physical intimacy between us seems to have vaporized over time. I look back and much of the contact had been initiated...
    DidISayThat69 DidISayThat69 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I have been married for 12 years. My husband does not like to be touched other than kissing hugging and oral sex. No foreplay,no making out, no slight touches. I have never been so...
    findingme9525 findingme9525 31-35, F 23 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm 39 years old and have been married for 15 years. We have two children, 10 and 12. The problem is that I am sure that I am a lesbian. We have a good marriage and he is a...
    mel1229 mel1229 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 22

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    I feel lonely and sad. My bf of one year told me last night he never wants to get married again. He is divorced like 3 yrs ago. Apparently it was a bad marriage. I'm in the...
    happymom2 happymom2 31-35, F 11 Responses Jun 22

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    For all of us people living in sexless and lonely marriages, maybe we should all meet and console each other? Who knows maybe after this some of us will never be lonely or sexless...
    Martyboy22 Martyboy22 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    After this weekend I'm learning that trying to rekindle my marriage is like trying to rekindle wet wood. Sometimes I think I want it to work so bad that I believe the little...
    MrHyde96 MrHyde96 36-40, M 7 Responses Jun 22