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I Am Married But Lonely

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    So I had a pretty good day.

    Finally got some time to do things I enjoy. Had a nice sleep. All those things. Then my husband comes home.... and while backing into his parking spot, he hit my truck. You know, that big black thing RIGHT THERE. To make it even better, he ripped of a piece of the fiberglass...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    My marriage lacks intimacy

    and sex and I long for the affection of a woman... I've been married for 6yrs and 10months and I am 29yrs old. I told her so many times that is a problem and things may get better for a few days and then back to being distant... Marriage shouldn't be like this... This is a...
    anomaly29 anomaly29 26-30, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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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 274 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Make no mistake. I am still married

    and I still feel isolated in my marriage. But things have gotten better. Not because my husband has matured as a person or become compassionate towards me. I got a "promotion" in November of last year. My new work schedule means I spend a lot less time with him. Two days a week...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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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 43 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    It is a strange to be Married

    and yet feel lonely . It is like I am living with a roommate instead of a Friend and a lover. I do not want to leave but I am tired of this lonely feeling . My wife says everything is fine but I do not think so .
    Mattracer Mattracer 36-40, M 6 Responses May 12

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    It's amazing how you can think you are

    so close to someone only to have them grow into a total stranger. Talking to the person you started a family with shouldnt feel awkward.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 7 Responses May 16

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    Any women online who want to skype right

    now ? if you do , either message me here or contact me in skype ...... iba.daggie
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M May 13

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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 24 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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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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    Who ever thought that

    when they got married they would eventually find themselves feeling like the loneliest person on earth? I have too much life left in me and too much love to give to continue down this path.
    lonelysmile77 lonelysmile77 36-40 13 Responses Jan 20

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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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    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 32 Responses Mar 29

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    I am extremely frustrated with my marriage.

    I know that all relationships go through up and downs. But we have been on a down far to long. My husband hasn't said I love you, touched me, or shown any type of affection for over a week now. And I am beginning to not care. That's what is scaring me the most. He can tell. I...
    brittloves brittloves 26-30, F 5 Responses May 11

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    Hi im married with kids

    but i think im married to myself. My don't want me to work but rather me stay at home while he works, socialize with friends, and then by the time he gets home all he want to do is eat take a bath and go to sleep. I talked to him about it and no improvements of doin better. I...
    rawwx rawwx 31-35, F 9 Responses 4 days 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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    He is gone so often,

    and even when he's here he isn't present, that I have started to forget what it was like to actually miss him. There is a numbness that grew without me noticing over time. Like when your foot falls asleep and you suddenly have to get up for something. You didn't notice it was...
    VanessaGodi VanessaGodi 36-40, F 4 Responses May 14

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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 55 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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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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    you don't realize how lonely your are

    until it's the end of the day and you have a bunch of things to talk about, but no one to tell them
    choko0541 choko0541 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Marriage = Loneliness = Divorce?

     He is a great man, kind, easy going, funny, intelligent but I do not respect him, I am not in love him nor do I want be intimate with him. We haven't been together intimately since Aug 19/2008. It was his birthday and well, I felt guilty. And prior to that, we had sex maybe...
    wickedties wickedties 41-45, F 77 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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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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    Giving EP another try I was silly

    and closed my account after thinking possibly all my problems would be solved after having a good week. course there are ups and downs and I know that so now I am back! At this point I am still stuck I can not get a divorce but I still want you connect with someone else. Yes I...
    midlifeknot midlifeknot 36-40, M 3 Responses May 15

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    Hello everyone I know how all of you feel.

    I have been married for 23 years and I am bored with my husband. He is a good man, but he has always had problems letting go with me. Lovemaking became stale at least when we were intimate. As the years went bye so did our sex life. It has been years and I don't remember what...
    fullfigured7 fullfigured7 41-45, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    JUST CURIOUS: What would your spouse say about

    you on their EP profile (if they had one)?
    Maliagirl Maliagirl 26-30, F 11 Responses May 9

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    Julieccaa Julieccaa 26-30, F May 12

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    My story is long but in a nut shell,

    I made a very poor choice when i got married in Sept. I used a permanent solution for a temporary problem. Now I feel like nothing I say is understood. He's all redneck and I'm more music and old movies. Add a 5yo kid and WOW you got a party!
    phonegirl79 phonegirl79 36-40, F 4 Responses May 11

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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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    I'm married, all in all its been a pretty good

    twenty years, two kids, two dogs, house in the suburbs, the standard middle class story I suppose. But over the past several years its begun to feel as if my wife and I are in some sort of competition with each other and I'm worn out by this. The feeling of loneliness that has...
    wisurf wisurf 46-50, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    I feel like we are more roommates

    than husband and wife :(
    143ily 143ily 22-25, F 58 Responses Feb 12, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses May 9

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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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    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 18 Responses May 4, 2014

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    Every time something upsetting

    or traumatic has happened to me since my husband and I became a couple, he has managed to **** on me. Make me feel worse. Upset me and find a way to make his crappy feelings my fault. My grandma died in September. I love her so much. She is a big reason I didn't commit suicide...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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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 55 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I saw this tag line somewhere

    or it was said by someone. Life Just Happen
    LnL84 LnL84 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 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 24 Responses Jan 22

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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 24 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I'm so grateful for the warmer days.

    Getting out at night for a long walk with my dogs helps more than anything. Gives me time to focus on myself and on the direction I am headed. And sometimes I run into a friend.. sometimes its someone I have never met before. You realize there is more to life than your...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 8 Responses May 13

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    Is anyone on here young

    and married with children? I would just really like advice from someone going through the same thing. Message me
    Amg1001 Amg1001 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yogi31 Yogi31 22-25, F 1 Response 6 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 11 Responses Apr 25

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Apr 9

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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 27 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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