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I Am Married But Lonely

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    Wisdom Of Oscar Wilde

    He sums up my marital situation perfectly. "A bore is someone who deprives you of solitude, without providing you with company."
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 9 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    Interesting how the affections always pick up

    right before I have to take a trip. Hmmm..... I bet she's going to do me. My life is so predictable sometimes!
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 17

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    My dear husband informed me

    that on Christmas Eve the bar is having a Christmas party and he is going and I can tag along if I like!!! merry freaking Christmas to me!! Fu-king A-- hole
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    My hubby managed to ruin

    yet another holiday for me with his negativity and no tree or presents I bought the kids Christmas presents and all he does is complain and gripe about the money spent and that I'm a hoarder Kids need gifts I'm sorry his parents were too busy fighting each other to buy their...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 36 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Once again I sit alone on Friday night.

    It really wouldn't matter if he were here, I would still be alone.
    lonelyone80 lonelyone80 31-35, F 29 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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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.
    Macy21 Macy21 36-40, F 30 Responses Mar 29

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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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    I work all weekend and come home to a messy

    house. Then I discover he's running around town with the kids and doesn't bother combing their hair or making sure they're dressed appropriately. Instead of cooking supper, he is working on an unimportant project. So I make dinner...and clean up afterwards, while he goes to the...
    bookwormgrl bookwormgrl 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really hate sleeping alone.

    It's been way too long since I felt arms around me at night.. I find my self longing and craving touch.. And it just worsens at night.
    2Blossom 2Blossom 46-50, F 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    I consider myself a strong independent woman,

    but tonight is hard. Not for any reason out of the ordinary. Maybe it's because he is away tonight. Maybe it's because I just made myself a drink. Maybe it's because it the holidays. Maybe it's because I know my life is about to get very difficult once the divorce process starts...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 19 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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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 24 Responses Jan 22

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    Married happy couple on the outside

    but inside the wife alone and tired and ditched in the house all day to clean and cook and other womanly things... It would be nice to be included in SOMETHiNG, how can he not tell
    StephyLynnJoe StephyLynnJoe 18-21, F 18 Responses 6 days ago

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    I slept on the couch last night

    because I could not sleep and I needed some time to myself. This morning he pouted and left with out a word. I don't know how to make it work or even if I want to.
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 25 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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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 57 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    i clean i cook work 40 hour's.

    then. come. home. and. have. to beat. off
    pgable pgable 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This morning I wake up

    and he is beside me sleeping away. He only rolls over for a brief moment to tell me he was up till 5 am. And that he expects me to try and keep the kids quiet. I think not, we are currently having a dance party.
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 12 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I feel like we are more roommates

    than husband and wife :(
    143ily 143ily 22-25, F 57 Responses Feb 12, 2014

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    Presently sitting on a bar patio,

    several groups of women and coed groups around me.... Alone in a crowd.
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 1 day 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 endowing...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 54 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    Now screening: "the big fight.

    " Next up we have a double header lineup! "The apology," followed by "the shrug"
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Marriage....for me is the bond between man

    and wife, a never ending friendship, a bond that is forever but why do I question if it is even possible to have. No one marriage is perfect, but why is it that the person who promise before God to be there for better or worse seems to not care when you need them the most during...
    nikkiluv87 nikkiluv87 26-30, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    However, lamenting my circumstances does me no

    good. I want to enjoy life and experience friendship. I enjoy conversing about ideas and experiences, making intellectual and emotional connections. For some reason, I have had trouble making those connections. I fear I'm doomed to live a life of solitude and missed...
    ImperfectHuman ImperfectHuman 46-50, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not married but live with my partner,

    we've been together for 4 years and lived together 2, we have a daughter and I just feel lonely in our relationship he's that type of guy that doesn't like to walk around on romantic strolls, always finds excuses to not go either it's to hot to long or he's tired. So I took that...
    ox97 ox97 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    I am married and am the bread winner.

    My husband is on disability and all he does is sit around. My mother stayed with us for a while and paid rent. My husband verbally abused her so i asked her to Move in with my sister. I work constantly and still cant make ends meet. My husband doesnt have a care in the world...
    janean59 janean59 51-55, F 19 Responses 6 days ago

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    why does being married suck

    so damn much..I didn't feel this way when I was dating..fellas you put a ring on a woman..you have just signed away your sex life and your life becomes boring ..trust me..I'm not making this up..lol
    marquisb marquisb 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Last night I approached her gently (as always),

    hoping to make love to her... She rebuffed me, insisting that she was tired and so... I can understand that of course, it wasn't the first time after all... The thing that hurts though is, throughout the entire 12 years that we are together, I have never said no to her intimate...
    andy7rs andy7rs 31-35, M 34 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    I must write this all down tonight

    while she is out with friends, before she comes back and tries something. I know what happens if she does... The mind games resume. I start feeling guilty for feeling dissatisfied. I will feel close to her... somewhat... for a moment at least. I will feel hopeful...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 7 Responses 1 day 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 46 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    kayccaa kayccaa 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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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 36-40, F 45 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    I am the bread winner.

    I am female. and my husband had a seizure 3 years ago. it changed him. he has no interest in s ex or romance,. he is abusive. and I just feel stuck. I have no family . it's just me. I know total victim mentality. but it's put my confidence down to a new low. never...
    newstarthelp newstarthelp 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just admitted & discussed with my family

    that we're having problems...think I'm going to try therapy on my own since he refuses to go and I'll see what happens...starting to realize how stuck I really am...if I stay, we'll keep fighting or pretending it's all ok...if I leave I'll have a difficult time leaving the state...
    Shelly0905 Shelly0905 26-30, F 17 Responses Apr 9

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    I live in this marriage knowing my husband has

    cheated on me. That he has no interest in me and I can live with that. I am staying because of my kids and it will be over soon as my youngest is 17. I never nag or moan About taking care of the house the kids the dogs and him cooking every night when I get home from work...
    Jofree Jofree 41-45, F 29 Responses Feb 13, 2014

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    My husband only spends time with friends

    and no time with my baby and me. The time he is home, he is working on the computer and does not like to be bothered at all. As soon as a friend calls to do something, he drops everything and runs to go out with them. You should see the excitement and desperation. I do not mind...
    runninggal runninggal 31-35, F 52 Responses Jun 24, 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 32 Responses Jan 2

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    There is a big lack of communication between us.

    I feel like there is a big empty space that needs to be filled.
    SimpliLovely SimpliLovely 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Isn't it ironic that the only person

    who can make you really happy in the same person who makes you sad and lonely.
    jjcairo jjcairo 36-40, F 14 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    Extreme- More than words Bryan Adams-

    Everything I do, I do it for you Kodaline- All I want All express how I've been feeling.
    nikkiluv87 nikkiluv87 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married

    for nine years and together for fourteen. We got married just after my 24th birthday. In that time we've moved all across north america and had a baby. He is a terrific Dad and a kind, honest and intelligent person. I love him and I love being around him. My problem is he...
    thelifeandtimes thelifeandtimes 31-35, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    So much to say and no idea

    where to start...I have been married for 20 years and as time has progressed, the more emotionally unavailable she has become. At this point, I live my life without intimacy from my wife – no emotional intimacy, no physical intimacy, no intimacy of any kind in any form. I...
    Rebigulator Rebigulator 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am sitting here and very unhappy.

    I don't know what to do
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Apr 15

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    When I told my friends

    and family I was engaged they all told me to take it slow. I was 18 and would be getting married at 19, but I was "in love." 10 years later all of those voices linger in my head. I should have listened. I should have left so many times, but I never could. I needed him and could...
    Adrianna7182 Adrianna7182 31-35, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16

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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 271 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 19 Responses Apr 13

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