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I Am Married and Lonely Craving Touch and Communication

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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 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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    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 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 6 days ago

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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 8 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    I have been married quite a long time. And, like other long-term relationships, the "fizz" has dissipated. I take responsibility for virtually all of what has happened to bring my...
    rcrumb69 rcrumb69 61-65, M 5 Responses Mar 27

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    I am married for the second time and feel so lonely. I lay in bed just wanting to be held and not be the strong one anymore, but to be loved and cherished. this has gone on years...
    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Happy Anniversary. Not! Twenty two years married, twenty six together. We had a nice dinner, flirted, talked, laughed. You could cut the sexual tension with a knife it was so...
    RoughRed RoughRed 46-50, M 19 Responses Mar 24

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    I have seen so many people on here that are, as the topic suggests, they're married and having little to no physical contact with their spouse. I found EP when I started searching...
    handymann4u handymann4u 51-55, M 5 Responses Apr 9

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    This is my 2nd marriage and she is a wonderful woman. She would do anything for anybody and you don't have to even ask her! Pretty good so far! When we got married, I had health...
    cougar1967 cougar1967 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Been with my wife 15 years(combined dating and married). We have 3 awesome kids all under 6. It has been roughly 4 months since we have been intimate. I feel very lost. Maybe we've...
    JackRabbit77 JackRabbit77 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been off EP for a few months. This story bears sharing. Wife and I haven't had sex in over a year. Once the year before that. We cooled to the point of meeting with...
    CravingSomething CravingSomething 36-40, M 8 Responses Mar 20

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    at the beginning of this month I wrote about my husband not putting me as a priority. he would go out all night drinking with his guy friends, coming home the next day sometimes...
    mochalocalatte mochalocalatte 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    As individuals we are self aware beings. Marriage is supposed to bond us together yet so many never gain the awareness that it takes to secure that bond. We learn through...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 25

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    It comes in waves. Sometimes I am ok. Sometimes I am so starved for contact that it's all I can think of. Those are the most dangerous times, because I know all it would is a...
    CravingSomething CravingSomething 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 28

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    You know what this marriage needs? More *******!
    CravingSomething CravingSomething 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    7 Signs You're in A Loveless Marriage http://a.msn.com/0E/en-ca/AAaxPnQ
    Blueeyedboy70i Blueeyedboy70i 41-45, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Without good communication things tend to slowly fall apart. Good communication is a must for any relationship.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Today is one of those days when on the loneliness seeps to the soul. It gnaws at the heart and sinks it fangs into my veins. My last relationship ended over a year ago. The lack of...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    It's one of those lonely nights again. As I sit here having a one sided conversation with my husband, I'm getting very little response in return. Then I wonder why I constantly...
    Macy21 Macy21 36-40, F 30 Responses Mar 29

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    I shouldn't feel lonely, I have a family, a fiancé, two happy children and a happy family. Often I feel left out and lonely, I work less hours than my mrs and do a lot of the...
    maxos maxos 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    The following is not mine. It is by a guy called Dave Barry. I have no idea who he is and there is no copyright attached to the article. I am crediting it to him and reposting it...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 26

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    Shattered Busted Frayed Broken...into a million pieces Parts numb Parts callused Parts pleading to feel Lonely Screaming .....words of my heart.. Years given Years endured...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    New here so I'm going to spill... I've been married almost 8 years, after the death of a lover, I found my husband. After a very short time, I realized exactly what kind man he is...
    vintagehillbilly vintagehillbilly 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Its one of those times in a marriage where one is "re-discovering" themselves after getting married and having a family at what is considered a young age now. It's abundantly...
    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 8 Responses Apr 5

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    I am very much a "hands on" person. I like the concept of touching. Holding hands...cupping a cute face in my hands...running one finger down a naked body....skin on skin...
    justalittlekinky justalittlekinky 51-55, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Feeling lonely recently. :(
    xolaulauox xolaulauox 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I want to be alone but u don't want to feel lonely
    khadij khadij 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am lonely, Message me if you have time... :) Just want a friend to talk and share with
    Terry412 Terry412 13-15, M 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have been struggling with ideas of what is right for me, and what society says is right. What I mean is this: I have heard that it is wrong to pull your happiness in others...
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hmu I'll help you not be so lonely anymore 💕💋
    Batchick420 Batchick420 18-21, F 56 mins ago

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    I did not grow up with a lot of affection. And I'm not one of those who is always touching people, who has to hug you when she sees you. On occasion I'll run across a person I feel...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Many of them are online....as in I have never even met them in person. I have a pretty strong connection with a couple of them, but nothing I would consider inappropriate. One is...
    TornSoul13 TornSoul13 36-40, M Mar 28

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    For whatever reason...I am craving this. I literally stare at my ceiling and think about how being with a married man would be, physically of course, and I get tingles all over my...
    meowbabyxo meowbabyxo 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 2

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    Today must be an especially 'touching' day, as everywhere I have gone and continue to go seems to have some sort of song playing involving touch. The energy transfer between two...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Where's my great love story? Where's the one person that's supposed to love and cherish me? I'm resentful, and angry, and hurting. He promised to love me. I feel cheated. 23...
    NeedtobeNeeded NeedtobeNeeded 46-50, F 11 Responses Mar 21

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    my husband is a marine,his away from us for 10 months or more..and 2-3 months vacation then another 10 months..that's our life for 2 years now and i am really longing for his touch...
    yrinmairi25 yrinmairi25 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    the lounging for a smile for touch for simpathy for agnoligment in your eforts for axeptence its all a form of self torture but why?
    sirpercival sirpercival 46-50, M Mar 24

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    I lay awake wondering what I'm missing. He's beside me sound asleep miles away. I can't even feel his warmth, touch his skin or hear his heart beat. The tension is thick as a knife...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 15 Responses Mar 25

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    I finally moved out. I found my husband cheating. One night he wasn't pain attention to me after we talked and I was supposed to support him ( since he relapse) and he was supposed...
    memarried memarried 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Yesterday, while straightening up the house I saw that the chocolate covered strawberries(perishable) were still unopened in her Easter basket. So I put them in the refrigerator...
    TrevorPlantaginate TrevorPlantaginate 46-50, M 6 Responses Apr 8

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