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I Am Married But Lonely

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    It's soul destroying,

    having committed my everything to someone yet I feel so alone. How can it be that I feel more lonely married than if I was single??
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 9 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    He works nights, coming home to an empty house

    is a nice saving grace; but I'd rather be coming home to someone who cares. I just want someone to be there for me. 😔
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99 26-30, F 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't explain it. He won't understand

    or stay I'm being ridiculous.
    justgettingby01 justgettingby01 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Today I had a really good day at work.

    My job is being restructured, which is what I was hoping because it's going to allow me to grow within my company which is what is want. When my husband asked me how my day was I was so excited to share the change with him. I thought he was listening to me but, he wasn't. I...
    lostwife42 lostwife42 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just saying hi! To anyone

    who will listen.
    mogabr mogabr 36-40, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    teasemenow teasemenow 26-30, F 12 Responses Aug 27

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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 terrific mother. And if you ask her about her marriage, she feels its ok and everything is fine. Somewhere thru the four years that I have been...
    fantomy fantomy 31-35, M 33 Responses Jul 4

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    Another evening of idle chat then off to

    different parts of the house.
    Farmer208 Farmer208 51-55, M 8 Responses Aug 24

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    My heart and soul are screaming

    for more, as this life I've become entrapped in feels cold and desolate, so very lonely to me. We have grown into very different people in our life together, and so far apart. My mind and ego tell me to work it out, it's what I'm supposed to do, it's the sensible thing to do. My...
    UnCaro UnCaro 51-55, F 32 Responses Aug 2

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    I sometimes have a heart full of tears.

    Sadness. I feel I have no one to comfort me or to dry my tears. I need strong arms to support me when I am weak. I need my tears to be wiped. I am growing very tired.
    lostwife42 lostwife42 41-45, F 17 Responses a week ago

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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 25 Responses Jul 6

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    Hey any fun busty ladies wanna chat message me

    if that's you x UK based even better
    ilovebustyfemales ilovebustyfemales 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Should There Be Something Special ?

    I don't ask for too much from what can be offered. My marriage is purely a facade of few simple beautiful things. But inside, there is always the hunger for true companioship between married couples. I long for a good conversation. Something that would add up to spice an...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 58 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    My wife and I just had a really good

    conversation on our deck. I tried to kiss her, kiss her like I meant it. I got a few pecks and she blew me off. is it too much to want my wife to want to show affection or accept mine? Feeling really defeated right now.
    Inloveinpain Inloveinpain 31-35, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I heard this old Queen song

    and it made me think of my own situation but without feeling bad.. I'm actually at the gym singing out loud lol. Boy I have a bad voice lol Anyway.. I'm gonna find me someone to love :) Can anyone find me somebody to love. Got no feel, I got no rhythm I just keep losing my...
    Paul47C Paul47C 46-50, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    of course i'm lonely!

    I come second to video games!That's why i'm on ep:(
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 45 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    I love my husband....

    .but I'm IN LOVE with with another man. I let the other man go months ago but feel like I can't get him out of my mind and heart. I'm trying to recommit myself to my marriage of over 20 years but at this point we're more like roommates. I love my husband but feel like I left my...
    girlseekinglife girlseekinglife 41-45, F 31 Responses Jan 2

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    I am just sitting here,

    drinking wine and crying. I've had enough. I am a very attractive woman not considered attractive enough to have sex with by my husband. He is a liar, addicted to **** who doesn't want to have sex with me. Sometimes we do petting but I feel like I married a teenager. I love him...
    cheshca cheshca 26-30, F 38 Responses Jul 28

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    Should I stay or should I go?

    It's been 19 years, but it's been bad for so long, I don't even know what a healthy relationship is anymore. I think about leaving every day. I've come very close to having affairs. I've tried separation. I went to marriage counseling for 5 years...by myself. That can't possibly...
    AndFlowersInHerHair AndFlowersInHerHair 41-45, F 24 Responses Aug 5

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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 crave communication from someone else. Someone who is 1,000 miles away but always makes me feel special.
    deleted deleted 26-30 31 Responses Mar 29

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    Is ignorance a good thing.

    .....if we dont know something, isnt it better so we crave it less. In olden times, people's satisfaction levels were easier met and they lived a hard life, with little or no certainty. Now in this modern world we are bombarded with so much information on lives, cultures...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 14 Responses Mar 11

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    So my husband just called from work.

    He usually does this to check up on me but today he called to get mad at me for nothing. He is having a bad day at work. I try calming him down and he continued getting mad at me and hung up.....
    MarineWife1995 MarineWife1995 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    "The danger of being lonely is

    that you easily fall for the very first person who shows you that you are not alone"
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jul 8

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    I attended my friend 20th high school reunion

    and boy I'm so glad I did. It just so happened a guy I graduated with attended with his brother I haven't seen him in over 20 years. When we saw each other we were both ecstatic he still looked the same and he was like you haven't changed at all. Needlessly to say we danced and...
    lustinforlove lustinforlove 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been married 24 yrs this year.

    During this time, I totally devoted my life to being a loyal wife and a good mother. Now that my baby is 17, we finally have time for us. But we have nothing in common. Being total opposites has helped us in the past. We kind of leveled each other out. Now, it's working against...
    wantingattentionbad wantingattentionbad 46-50, F 29 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I am married and I feel like my husband will do

    anything for anyone else but me. Everyone thinks hes this great guy and lately he will do anything to prove that. Yesterday a female attractive bartender that works at a bar by our house that we go to. (my husband goes more than me).showed up at our house looking for my husband...
    bluegirl12 bluegirl12 41-45, F 69 Responses Jul 19

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    I made a BIG mistake!

    I should have never married her, I think we would have been better off as BFFs. I met my wife a few months before my best friend died and I think God sent her as a replacement for him as a best friend not a wife. My wife was my first real girlfriend and I hadn't dated...
    mlihere mlihere 46-50, M 9 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    So my husband just called from work.

    He usually does this to check up on me but today he called to get mad at me for nothing. He is having a bad day at work. I try calming him down and he continued getting mad at me and hung up.....
    MarineWife1995 MarineWife1995 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Morning sex after kids is like Mission:

    Impossible so *any* opportunity the presents itself is jumped on (pun intended). This morning I made two attempts at a quickie while the kids were adequately occupied. OH was asleep at the time, so I tried waking him up with kisses down his back. I was met with an elbow to my...
    Kettei Kettei 31-35, F 33 Responses 5 days ago

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    Time Wasted

    I married way too young, at the age of 19. I was an insecure, scared child at the time, and all I knew was that I loved this fun-loving guy and I was comfortable and safe with him. So when he proposed, I said yes, even though I knew I wasn't ready. I didn't want to hurt him, and...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 89 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    Perhaps this experience explains it all.

    It also explains why I continue to come back to this site. Nights like these I crave for conversation. All my attempts to make conversation seems to be ignored on most evenings. It hurts when I live with someone that I truly love and want attention from him and it never...
    WifeInWaiting WifeInWaiting 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wake up every morning crying.

    I am having trouble accepting that my marriage is sexless. I don't believe in divorce or infidelity. So I know I have to find acceptance. It's just so hard. We never touch, cuddle, there's 2 feet between us every night in bed. I can not even talk about this with him unless I...
    lmd333 lmd333 31-35, F 27 Responses Jan 22

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    My Wife Shows No Affection

    I am a 39 year old man in pretty good shape, 6'2" and fairly good looking.  I am a very affectionate and loving person, but my wife is not.  I am always the one to initiate sex, hugs, kisses, or any type of physical contact.  I don't understand why she's so...
    raptor660 raptor660 36-40, M 281 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    I miss the romance and the passion we used to

    have. I want someone that is going to take me by my hand and make wild passionate love to me. I love the idea of being outdoors but he really doesn't. I don't like the same dull routine. On another note, I'm not sure if it's their for us anymore. He's always on his phone...
    Countrylovin68 Countrylovin68 46-50, F 23 Responses Apr 13

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    It kills me that we get along better the less

    we see each other. like we're roommates with benefits.
    Kettei Kettei 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I am tired of being a companion I need someone

    that wants my passion as mush as my friendship.
    MisterGw MisterGw 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 27

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    So excited...if anyone has read my story you

    know my husband and I are like strangers in our home. Wellllllllll yesterday he took me out on a date ...dinner and a movie still not much conversation but hey it was nice and I really felt like he was trying. Then this morning he offered to take me to the park where I typically...
    Hedoesnotloveme Hedoesnotloveme 36-40, F 19 Responses May 4, 2014

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    My husband has no genuine interest in me :/ He

    still guesses at gifts and is completely dumbfounded by meaningful gestures. We met in 2003 and married in 2008...it really shouldn't be a stab in the dark anymore!
    Kettei Kettei 31-35, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I sometimes wonder how my whole life began to

    crumble. I have it all....money...nice cars....success.....trips...the whole thing but the most important part in life.....desire...a feeling to feel attractive....wanted let's say....I've always been attracted to my h but he really never had a sex drive....it slowly killed my...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    This has been a sucky week

    so bad! What the heck do you do when the one your suppose to be with for the rest if your life just keeps dragging you down? Thought I found someone I could see myself with for the rest of my life and he dropped me like a fly. Starting to think I'm stuck in the hell :-/
    marieAsh21 marieAsh21 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    So my husband just called from work.

    He usually does this to check up on me but today he called to get mad at me for nothing. He is having a bad day at work. I try calming him down and he continued getting mad at me and hung up.....
    MarineWife1995 MarineWife1995 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love my husband, but sometimes I feel like

    the small dog who is circling around, jumping at the big dog saying "HEY! HEY! HEY! HEY! HEY! LOOK AT ME! HEY!" I'm exhausted. I just want his attention. :( Why am I not good enough?
    isoanything isoanything 36-40, F 49 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    Come home late tonight.

    .. Stand in front of him.. No hug.. No kiss... *sigh*
    deleted deleted 26-30 39 Responses Jun 17

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    Why Oh Why...

    Here I am lying in bed writing this and another night by myself. where's my husband? He's asleep in a single bed with our 9 year old daughter. It started a few months ago and our daughter asked my husband (h) and her father to sleep in her bed with her. That was on a friday...
    UnhappySmiles UnhappySmiles 41-45, F 54 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    how am un deserves to get love,

    cuddle from my husband. I don't know why the things are happening..
    Deepikha Deepikha 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It sucks being alone at night

    after a long day of work. I would kill to actually be able to sit down with someone every night and have dinner with them. Have a conversation, have someone that cared.
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago