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I Am Married But Lonely

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    I've been perusing this site

    and never dropped much of a post. But it is a big help and provides some relief when you just go ahead and let it out there. I've been married for 15 years now and with 2 kids. Our marriage is hanging on threads and has been that way for sometime...it's gotten worse over the...
    VPgator VPgator 41-45, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I came on here feeling really bad about

    everything until I read others post .I have it bad but there is so many people on here that are going through worst . I just want to say I'm sorry to everyone . and you are not alone
    lilmousey1 lilmousey1 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    My husband is a good man,

    his job is 24/7 on call plus scheduled 8 hr days. I never know when he will be home, change plans, or show up for our child. I chose to marry him at 18 and he insisted we have a child and that I stay home. I have given up all of the person I was, the person I wanted to be and...
    Ineedlovetoo Ineedlovetoo 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    note to husband: your dinners in the cookbook,

    pg. 32. And the ingredients are at the store.
    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 19 Responses Oct 29, 2015

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    i bought her a 200k house 2 cars

    and tons of cloths. and for the last few year i been sleeping in my office. i have tried restarting date nights. suprising her with gifts and tons of other stuff her mom and sister have told me to do to win her affection back. i guess im meant to lose this battle. i really need...
    desperateformywife desperateformywife 36-40 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Come home late tonight.

    .. Stand in front of him.. No hug.. No kiss... *sigh*
    deleted deleted 26-30 36 Responses Jun 17, 2015

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    Some times I hate him my truck broke down over

    5years ago he never fixed it not working no car he did that so I would never leave now my health is not so good I just clean and TV no one comes over anymore some times I just want to die why am I here I'm so lost. Can't go on I cry all the time like now. I wish all the...
    Darlenetexas Darlenetexas 51-55, F 4 Responses 1 day 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 44 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    Well I'm almost positive my marriage is over

    with my wife. I'm devastated.
    pdm01215 pdm01215 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 31

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    roommates.....with kids.

    ...he no longer talks to me and is secretive about the most trivial things. nothing in common anymore except kids.
    bluegirl43 bluegirl43 41-45, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been married for a little over 7 years now.

    At first everything couldn't have been better. But as time went on things are different. It's not as though we're not trying but I feel as though we are growing in two separate directions. Things we used to have in common are not in common any longer. The things I enjoy doing...
    Kayden28 Kayden28 26-30, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    After 20 years. I can't help

    but think what it would be like to be with a girl 20 years or younger then me
    azcat6928 azcat6928 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wonder why there are

    so many of us on here. I feel like my husband doesn't make an effort anymore. We've had a lot of issues, and sometimes I feel like we are still together for our kids. Anyone else feel like that?
    lucyl lucyl 41-45, F 28 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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    So, I need to vent a little.

    My husband didn't sleep in our bed again last night. I was apparently rude to him. Wonder what tonight's excuse is going to be. I don't know where things went wrong for us. It's not always bad, there are good times, even if they are far too few. He's always working, so I...
    Samy27 Samy27 26-30, F 12 Responses Feb 5

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    Why am I so lonely in my married life.

    . I would like to find someone in the same situation .. one that enjoy chatting with someone else.... :) who else is married but lonely on here...
    marriedguy67 marriedguy67 46-50, M 4 Responses 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...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 57 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    All I want is a husband

    who will spend time with me. I don't want any more clothes, jewelry, bags, cars, or vacations! I want attention, affection, hand holding and lots of kissing. Thirteen years is a long time to go without a hug or a kiss.
    Allthatglitters80 Allthatglitters80 31-35, F 13 Responses Feb 4

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    DRTD DRTD 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Dear husband You have the world at your feet.

    U are so self centred u can't see 2 feet ahead of u. Someday ur gonna miss all the times I asked for a kiss and u didn't give me one Someday ur gonna miss me asking for a foot massage after a 12 hour set up day and u didn't bother with me Someday ur gonna miss having me...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 27 Responses Nov 5, 2015

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    My husband ran out to get cigarettes 4 hours

    ago. I hope I don't have to bail him out of jail again, from another DUI.. What a fun life....
    KISSB00TS KISSB00TS 46-50, F 13 Responses Jan 31

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    I have been married for over 10 years.

    does it get any lonlier? ha
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    "The biggest coward is a man

    who awakens a woman's love with no intention of loving her" -Bob Marley I don't think one should waste their time on someone who only wants you around when it's convenient for them. You shouldn't have to force someone to make a space in their life for you, because if they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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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 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 36 Responses Jul 28, 2015

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    in the darkness of the night.

    .. I sit listening to the walls we created together the memories that made me so happy the feelings I once had for us and thought could never be replaced I lay next to you in bed feeling only sorrow and regret for all things we left unsaid and just couldn't seem to fix fighting...
    passionat3kiss3s passionat3kiss3s 22-25, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Aug 2, 2015

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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 22 Responses Aug 5, 2015

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    Honest, normal, sincere,

    and stand up people are truly hard to find these days.... Especially here... So ladies... And for the guys too, if you find that here as we paddle our way through our lonely marriages- consider yourself lucky!
    journey6812 journey6812 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 29, 2015

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    I think my marriage is over .

    .. I mean, it's been over for a while ... I am just coming around to the fact I can't fix it. It is killing me to stay in it. I am deeply ashamed at failing at it. It just seems like a no win.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 15 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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 60 Responses Jul 19, 2015

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    Hello and thank you for taking the time to read

    this. The title says it all. I love my wife but if you are in this group you understand my reasons for being here. Chances are if you take the same situations that brought you here, they apply to me as well. I do have manners and won't talk inappropriately but do like to flirt...
    andyreed andyreed 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I woke up sick. But it was my baby niece's

    birthday so with a pounding head and I got m three kids up, fed, dressed and off to her two birthday parties. I took them to the first one at the skating rink then to the second one at her grandparents house. My te time we made it home my youngest was sick too. Finally my...
    dzse dzse 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    To all my "teammates"

    that are living in a lonely marriage... May this new year bring some positive changes your way... I understand reasons why people stay and I try hard not to look at it others and say "how do you do it"? (When it comes to staying for the reasons they stay)... Every...
    journey6812 journey6812 36-40, F 24 Responses Dec 31, 2015

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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 66 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    RedMaster19 RedMaster19 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 3

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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 from others. i'm not sure why i need the feedback, but i just do. i've been married 9 years and have 3 AMAZING children...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 5

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    I am newly married. been married 6 months

    and already feel alone. we were so excited to get married. now the novelty has worn thin and I feel alone. we don't spend barely any time together and when we do I am usually getting in trouble for something I've done wrong or said wrong when I try so much to do everything right...
    newlymarriedandalone newlymarriedandalone 31-35, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It seems like a lot of people are in the same

    scenario. I hope I can make a couple friends on here.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 3

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    Relationship dynamics.

    .. if you don't have a clue, this is what can happen
    LearningToLiveAgain1 LearningToLiveAgain1 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    every woman wants a man who's trustworthy,

    dependable, good in bed and that listens. unfortunately, the law only allows one husband :(
    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 18 Responses Oct 30, 2015

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    I am sitting out here around a fire alone.

    The wife has not been off the couch all day. I took my girls kayaking then I cooked dinner and am now sitting by myself. It doesn't usually bother me. But tonight I feel alone. Very much alone. I want to run away and hide. I want to love again. To feel. To...anything else but...
    btorn btorn 36-40, M 17 Responses Sep 26, 2015

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    A woman awakes in the middle of the night to

    find her husband not in bed. She puts on her robe and goes downstairs to look for him. She finds him sitting at the kitchen table with a cup of hot cocoa in front of him. He appears to be deep in thought, just staring at the wall. She watches as he wipes away a tear from his...
    cpsf cpsf 26-30, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I Asked For A Hug

    This morning, the need to be held was so overwhelming, I didn't think I could bear it. I kept looking at my husband, wondering if I should ask for a hug. There is no physical contact between us for years, and it does my self esteem no good, when I have to ask my own husband to...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 105 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    looking for friends that are going through

    similar situation. married too long and marriage is a friendship. looking for someone to chat with often
    njoceanbreezes njoceanbreezes 41-45, F 16 Responses 1 day ago

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