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I Am Married But Lonely

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    The Lingerie! - The lingerie! This story is all part of my 20th wedding anniversary dinner. We had been growing apart, and intimacy of any sort seemed a thing of the past.I...
    abigguy4u abigguy4u 56-60, M 39 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Don't ask me why I'm crying,don't ask me why I'm sad! Just take my hand and hold me tight and I will b so glad!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 18

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    i could have writen this story several times maybe i did where to begin thers a lot of back ground and history but my wife acts a talks very violently divorce is to expensive it...
    sirpercival sirpercival 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    So tomorrow I fly home from being gone 4 weeks for work. Thought my wife was gonna meet me n pick me up at the airport...nope she just texted me saying my father will cause she is...
    fixitnfly fixitnfly 31-35, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Can Compassion Be Taught? - I can be sad and crying and my husband doesn't acknowledge my feelings. This is not a personal thing because he can not be emotional with anyone and is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    I have been married for 43 years. I met him when I was just 16 and he's the only man I've ever been with. Now I just feel so alone. I have no family, just him. He never, never...
    ginnie97 ginnie97 61-65, F 36 Responses Mar 16

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    I wrote recently about the problems my husband was having in coming to terms with my rather creamy bowel movements. Thanks to everyone who responded and offered their help and...
    JennyFilth JennyFilth 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I would love to interact with an interesting person of the opposite sex. I enjoy stimulating conversation and the intimate sharing that can come when people trust and respect each...
    erednecsa erednecsa 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Marriage is work. But it shouldn't be draining and exhausting. Everyday I expect to be there emotionally for my children and my job ( I am a psychotherapist) but I cannot keep...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 18 Responses Apr 2

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    Well, more like an extended engagement - for two reasons, saving money for marriage, and his seemingly disinterest in planning for it. We've been together for 10 years (he ignored...
    irritatednutbar irritatednutbar 36-40 7 Responses Mar 31

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    Married for 32 yrs. to a good man- but since we have been working together for 5 yrs. it is way too much time together and this has been very hard. I am very critical of him and we...
    irenei irenei 56-60, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Am Married But Lonely - As I've now been on this site for a few weeks I've come to realize how we as people are all the same. We all look for attention and affection and have a...
    fatherof5 fatherof5 41-45, M 14 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    Staying Positive - So I have a sexless marriage. This year, I had sex with my husband exactly TWICE. And I initiated one of them. Last year, AND the year before that, I begged...
    micchan4u micchan4u 41-45, F 9 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    The worst thing in life is not to end up all alone, the worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone.
    mylife2002 mylife2002 36-40, F 16 Responses Jan 25

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    We love each other but my interests are not his. I just wish I had someone to talk to about creation, evolution, etc. He would rather talk cars and guns...
    Leighway Leighway 31-35, F 13 Responses Apr 8

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    I Want A Playmate - I want a playmate. Someone whose company I really enjoy, and we can go to dinner, the movies, a walk, work out together, play games, go the beach, take a...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 40 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    I have been married for 19 years and have two kids. My husband has totally detached himself from me in the last few years. It all started when he meet this group of friends. He...
    MonaLeesa MonaLeesa 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 7

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    I am freaking out right now. I can't take it anymore. I asked him to seriously leave. I think he finally sees how much pain I am in. But is this really what I want? I have been...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 26 Responses Apr 3

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    Yes, married for 31 yrs. and I'm more alone with him here! This is an awful feeling...,
    Faith2008 Faith2008 46-50, F 27 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    anyone on here married over 30 years and lonely.. can make love but don't really like there spouse or feel connected with them? Nothing in common anymore and feel unloved out of...
    acountrylady acountrylady 51-55 11 Responses a week ago

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    I am almost in 17 years of my marriage with two angle girls. My husband is a nice man but has never been able to touch my feelings. He says there is no problem... I passed a 2years...
    Motheroftwoangles Motheroftwoangles 36-40, F 21 Responses Apr 4

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    I have never felt more alone in my life! I have a wonderful five year old who keeps me so busy but I have no one to share my hopes, dreams, feelings with, no one to make me feel...
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 19

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    Thumbelina With A Botox - Thumbelina with a Botox After 12 years of marriage and 2 kids, Thumbelina woke up to the alarm of her phone. Her prince was snoring right next to her...
    Coquette1 Coquette1 36-40, F 20 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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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...
    raptor660 raptor660 36-40, M 250 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    It is January 1st, 2014 at about 12:11 a.m, my children and I hugged and kissed and wished each other a happy new year. Where is my husband in all of this? In the kitchen on his...
    Nolongerinterested Nolongerinterested 31-35, F 26 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I feel like we are more roommates than husband and wife :(
    iDntCurr iDntCurr 22-25, F 41 Responses Feb 12

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    He Prefers Looking At Other Women - My husband likes to look at other women online. We have only been married 5 months and hes done it countless times (that I know of) iv spoken to...
    emilyporb emilyporb 22-25, F 38 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    Room mates is the best way to describe my marriage .
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 19 Responses Feb 1

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    I lost my job 3 years ago and went back to school to change my career. During the process my husband said he was lonely, but I didn't know what that meant. I found out he needed...
    lonligirl lonligirl 41-45 5 Responses Apr 4

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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...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 58 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    I can't imagine feeling anymore lonely than I do right now. We had a "date" last night. His mom watched our kids. We went out to eat. Not even an hour and we were already home. I...
    lonelyhousewife2 lonelyhousewife2 26-30, F 44 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    lauracc13 lauracc13 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Marriage To Me Was Never Suppost To Include Other People But It Did How Do I Get Past This - Married since 2010 been with my husband for about 8 years. We have four children...
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    I'm married but lonely. It's complicated. I hate looking across the room at a man I feel nothing with anymore. I love him as a man that has always been there for me and taking me...
    dsuzy dsuzy 36-40, F 19 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    dont know who talk to, feeling very sad and lonely, i aready sleep sadness had wake me up fill with tears and emotion....happyness doenst know me, they didnt came to me... i always...
    sadmarrage sadmarrage 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yup I am...................... I need some intimacy................. Help me....................... Please......,.,,,.,.,,,,,?
    ugho ugho 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I AM SO SICK OF THIS. Talking about it. Thinking about it. I just want to love my life. I don't want marital problems. I don't want to be always thinking about the man I had an...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 15 Responses Apr 8

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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...
    wickedties wickedties 41-45, F 77 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    The last 8 months, I have been separated from my husband. He left the house and lives at the station he's an EMT at. It really doesn't bother me he's gone, I just hate the feeling...
    OneWayHisWay OneWayHisWay 36-40, F 31 Responses Mar 20

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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...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 98 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    I am here to connect with others that share experiences with me. I do not want horny men messaging me and taking advantage of my marital problems as a way to think I'm needy and...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 3

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    My wife has had 3 affairs in as many years. We have had arguments over Facebook. I know she enjoys having an account very much and has a lot of fun cuttin' it up with her...
    DennisMenace99 DennisMenace99 31-35, M 9 Responses Mar 29

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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...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 86 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    My husband and I have been married quit a long time. I found out he has been lying to me since the first year of our marriage. Some of his lies have been HUGE. Others, just...
    TJlonely TJlonely 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 1

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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 7 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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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...
    UnhappySmiles UnhappySmiles 36-40, F 39 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    My husband and I have been together for 21 years. He is a great man and I am truly blessed to have him in my life. I would be lost without him. But our life seems to be at a...
    UGonnaKissMeOrNot UGonnaKissMeOrNot 31-35, F 27 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am almost to nine years of marriage and 19 years in my relationship with my wife. We have two beautiful and amazing children together (ages 4 and 2). My wife recently expressed...
    Allboutmykids Allboutmykids 31-35, M 7 Responses Apr 3

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    I tried again today to talk to my husband about our life. We are trying to move. I have looked for months now for the perfect house for us. Finally today I told him to remove...
    misticraine misticraine 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    If I can break the ice with my husband. We seem that we don't talk as much. If I talk I will only get his attention for a minute. He won't start a nice conversation. If he talks he...
    jjcairo jjcairo 31-35, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    My husband is lying right here...he is so disengaged that he pays 0 attention to what I do. I barely say two words to him because all requests for conversation, intimacy, outings...
    Hedoesnotloveme Hedoesnotloveme 36-40, F 49 Responses Apr 6

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    Got Glue? - Sex is the lubricant that eases the wear and tear of daily life.  It's the glue that binds a couple emotionally.  
    1OHD 1OHD 51-55, M 19 Responses Apr 30, 2012