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I Am Married and Lonely Craving Touch and Communication

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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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    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 9 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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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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    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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    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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