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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, 2015

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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 10 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 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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    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 4 Responses Apr 12, 2015

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    I Am Lonely. I am lonely, I truly am, but I just don't show it. I fake a smile every time, someone looks at me, but deep down I'm lonely.
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    Yes, I am married for more than 10yrs.now. Like most couples my married life has its ups and downs. My husband is not perfect as well as I am but I love him no matter what...
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    I'm so lonely it's unbelievable and I'm married. I got married to a lady from the Philippines that I met on an Internet dating site. She is half my age. She texts me when she needs...
    Hayabusa1 Hayabusa1 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    I'm so lonely it's unbelievable and I'm married. I got married to a lady from the Philippines that I met on an Internet dating site. She is half my age. She texts me when she needs...
    Hayabusa1 Hayabusa1 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    I am the youngest sister of 3, my mother is never home and my biological father is not in the picture. When I was a toddler my mother married my now step father. He has been the...
    Meggybear Meggybear 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I feel as if I crave it more than most. The soft touch from someone you love or care about. It ignites my insides and makes me feel alive, loved, wanted. I sure do miss it...
    PoisonedOne PoisonedOne 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    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

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    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

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    It would be nice to talk to others who are undergoing similar circumstances.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This desrciption fits fairly well. This has been the case for so many years and I am stuck in the situation. The emotional and intimate aspects have been turned off years ago. I...
    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I married too soon...I should have experienced life a little more before settling down...is it so bad to want to FEEL something? Is it so bad to fantasize about all of those sexy...
    HowDeepIsYourLove HowDeepIsYourLove 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm in love with him,we've been go through this hard time for the past two years,i love him more than I've ever loved a man.he's special he loved his wife,but he loves me too.we...
    Sallina71 Sallina71 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not, but I know many ladies who are. Seems to be because it fills voids and provides. 1. It's a challenge 2. It's like hunting prey. You stalk to see what the wife isn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    All the above are true (married, lonely, and crave intimacy), but the intensity with which I feel the emotional aspects of loneliness and intimacy seem to vary quite a bit. There...
    jhayek jhayek 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Not just any physical contact. I have felt it from others both before and after you. I don't like it at all compared to the feeling of you in my arms. I absolutely miss the days I...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Ok here goes....I used to be on here years ago but decided to quit because I thought I would be able to sort out my life ...but seemingly to no avail. So here is my story. I am...
    worldtravels123 worldtravels123 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    This is only partly about me, and my marriage. More importantly it's a summary of info that my wife and I stumbled upon a few years ago and it has been very helpful to us, and many...
    bbbboink bbbboink 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 29

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    I don't have much more to say than that. It has been so long.....
    nhman1963 nhman1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Carole King's song, "You've Got A Friend" promises "Winter, spring, summer or fall...all you've got to do is call...and I'll be there." The old cliche of friendships, "I'll...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F Jan 27

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    I am battling with loving someone I will never have. I try to substitute my feelings with other men but its just ends up getting me more lonely. I feel as if I will never be with...
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    Ironic that you can be with someone every day yet still feel alone. I miss human touch. I miss having the attention of someone. I miss being appreciated, wanted, desired. Even...
    isanisland isanisland 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 26

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    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

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    I've been married for quiet some time, couldn't get over him cheating but tried to make it work for our daughter. Now I just feel so alone.
    cat0814 cat0814 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I feel like having someone to stand me against the wall and look at me directly in my eyes very closely and tell me how much he loves me. In a very passionate manner, from deep of...
    Diego79 Diego79 36-40, F Jan 25

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    Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash ..I started...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    RIGHT NOW. It's 3am and I can't sleep. He is gone and he was my drug. My body wants to be touched SO much!
    Sen22 Sen22 22-25, F Jan 24

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    I have always had 1 best friends up until college. College was much better and I made a few friends, but since we graduated I don't hang out with them because they live far from me...
    kics kics 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    For me it's not just making love. It's the feeling of a woman's skin. Touching a significant other even in non-intimate ways is so powerful for both people in my opinion. Honestly...
    tiger3cub8 tiger3cub8 46-50, M Jan 23

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    This one is the worst. been married almost fifty years - 49 yrs - and everything was roses till about ten years ago when my wife had her heart meds increased and all sex and...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M Jan 23

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    I hope my Husband Realisez his Mistake soon ...
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I cry most nights and take my antidepressants at night just so i can fall asleep. Why does he hate me so much but still here. I think he's here for the kids and not me. He won't...
    rosiebonilla rosiebonilla 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 21

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