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I Am Married, Lonely And Crave Intimacy

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    It would be nice to talk to others

    who are undergoing similar circumstances.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I travel back in time,

    falling back into what I know for certain, the historical data I cling to in order to not go mad, not assume I made a suicidal and well-informed error in marrying this man-
    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 11 Responses Oct 29, 2015

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    Wow..... Rejection is a f**ker!

    ! I thought I was so used to it now & that I stopped caring.....apparently not!
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 25 Responses Jun 30, 2015

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    It's so crazy to share your whole existence

    with someone, a child, a house, finances, families etc but to feel so lonely! It really saddens me that I've committed everything I have to one person but that person won't even hold my hand.....
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 19 Responses Jun 26, 2015

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    I wish there was somewhere i could go

    when i just need to be held and feel as if i was 100%of the focus of the person embracing me. They are there just for me. To comfort me or encourage me or make me feel like i matter. Just positive, safe, protective warm arms holding me. I realized last year that haven't felt an...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 11 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    No intimacy for nine months now

    because she 'doesn't feel any attraction' to me (for one or more of a half dozen reasons she's given). This means I live in a Bizarro world where ... ... she can slap me on the rear and make comments like "ooo la la" about the positive results of my working out a lot the last...
    drjacksonii drjacksonii 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    I am so lonely and crave some intimacy.

    My wife and I have only had sex once in the last four years. She has no sex drive and is uninterested in sex. I think i want to ask for an open marriage but doubt i could find someone who would want to have sex with me because I am married. i don't know if she realizes that sex...
    MarchasFun MarchasFun 41-45, M 7 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    After marriage, a woman's sight becomes

    so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.
    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 13 Responses Dec 7, 2015

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    3am... I awake, to the sounds of your light

    snoring, in our pitch black bedroom... your body perfectly molded into the contours of mine as you lay, snuggled close behind me... I immediately ache for a deeper connection... one that reinforces our 18 year marriage... that, without words, reminds me that at 45 I am still as...
    badassgirrrrrl badassgirrrrrl 41-45, F 33 Responses Nov 8, 2015

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    When I first was introduced to my wife we had a

    whirlwind romance. She was exciting, and chill. I fell in love with her quickly. Mostly because I wanted to, but I also knew that her and I would be great together for the long term. At that time she was very passionate which is something that is important to me. After a while...
    wjwtac78 wjwtac78 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Nothing like the warmth of a man.

    That electric feeling when he touches you. Knowing he needs and wants you just as much as you need him. You feel safe and happy. I need this.....
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 22 Responses Apr 30, 2015

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    Ugh! I dread tomorrow.

    Valentine's day. I will pretend to love my husband for my children. I have such a difficult time now pretending like I am happy and I care. I can do it in front of our kids but why do I have to do it for him? I've been in this marriage without any emotional intimacy and support...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 11 Responses Feb 13, 2015

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    I have left food behind.

    .... Now I'm just hungry for what food was taking the place of. I want to have a man that wants to be with me. Wants to dance in the kitchen.... Kiss my neck while I'm doing the dishes. He will tell me a song made him think of me. He will pour a glass of wine and want to sit with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 43 Responses May 24, 2014

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    To ME, A woman is NEVER sexier

    than when she is standing in the room, in her underwear, or part of it, with her wet hair, getting dressed for the day..... There is just something about the beauty of a woman who is NOT trying to look sensuous, and might just be feeling the exact opposite... but as i have...
    Drummer1013 Drummer1013 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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    My husband is going on a business trip

    for 3 days so I prepared his stuff, iron his clothes, etc. I used the cleaner luggage we have but kinda small since he is the one traveling and I don't cause am no longer allowed to travel because am pregnant. When am done he didn't say anything or say thank you or whatever but...
    miserablemarried miserablemarried 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 8, 2015

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    My partner and I have been together

    for 15 years and I love her very much. I am 10 years younger than her, but she has a great personality,  looks really tops and I adore her. She is pretty much my perfect woman, (maybe a little too feisty being a Taurus ) but the sort of woman who I dreamed of.  I always tell...
    juggdrainer juggdrainer 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    Why do I stay, when I feel this way?

    ! Why do I hold the importance of my faith and my commitment higher than I hold myself? Is this how it is supposed to be? I have been struggling in my marriage for a decade...how much longer will I continue to do this to myself? What is my problem? Why am I so afraid? I am in...
    mysteriousmarie27 mysteriousmarie27 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    There are numerous older men in the world

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    natalieccaa natalieccaa 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I am married lonley and crave intimacy .

    I don't know where it went.
    gcmartin2 gcmartin2 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I guess we're not legally married

    but have been together for 12 years and have a 5 year old. He's an great dad and a nice guy for the most part. I noticed over a year ago that it was only me who initiated any sort of intimacy. I suddenly stopped and I don't think he even noticed. I stopped asking him about his...
    Bee71 Bee71 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 11

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    Hi friends, I'm new here.

    I'm so called married and have been seperated for 15 yrs..I'm just trying to get out. it's been very hard and stressful cuz I'm dealing with a psychotic *******.
    Joanne6767 Joanne6767 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I was just browsing and reading some of the

    posts and came to this title of experience..and its a perfect description of my predicament right now. At my age, i often say to myself that I shouldnt think of this stuff anymore and just divert my focus to other things,but my body is telling me otherwise... Im a romantic and...
    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F 11 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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    I am married but yet feel

    so alone, our sex life is very minimal and I have cravings that are so intense yet ignored.. I am a very sexual female and I live think and breathe it! I'm not really sure if my husband is just going through changes in his sexual appetite. Whatever the case maybe it is very...
    TandT0420 TandT0420 36-40, F 27 Responses Mar 21, 2014

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    So last night after he gets off late

    for his shift. He texts me to tell me to be ready I wait and wait. He finally shows Im livid. Im tired and cranky. I get in the car and we head to the store. We needed a few things. As Im about to get out he hands me a card and a nice box of chocolates. He was late because he...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 14, 2015

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    I sleep most days of the week in a different

    bedroom from my wife... Even nights where I try to sleep in the same bed with her, ends in me just waiting for her to fall asleep and then I go to another room.
    anomaly29 anomaly29 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I don't have much more to say

    than that. It has been so long.....
    nhman1963 nhman1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    "If you like Pina Coladas,

    and getting caught in the rain If you're not into yoga, if you have half a brain If you like making love at midnight, in the dunes of the cape I'm the love that you've looked for, write to me, and escape"
    dejectedindallas dejectedindallas 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 26, 2015

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    Someday, I will wake up

    and be someone's type. Be wanted by that someone....
    andie2007 andie2007 41-45, F 25 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    Ironic that you can be with someone every day

    yet still feel alone. I miss human touch. I miss having the attention of someone. I miss being appreciated, wanted, desired. Even acknowledged.
    isanisland isanisland 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 26

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    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 37 Responses Oct 22, 2015

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    I'm a wedding videographer

    and I've filmed a lot of weddings.Being in a troubled marriage I used to be very envious of my clients but after years and years I've come to realize there is no reason to be jealous of these people because they are going to be in the same boat as me in a few years.Now I just...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 20 Responses May 21, 2015

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    Sleeping in bed by myself gets very very lonely.

    I just miss having some one next to me and holding each other. Some one to kiss good night, some one to cuddle with on cold mornings, some one who actually wants me laying beside them and likes these same things. I really miss simple things, like waking up first with his back...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 27 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    My wife and I never loved each other,

    we met way back when she was young and smoking hot (she still is) and I was a young stud, thats all there was to it back then, we had a daughter and as we raised her the years clicked by and three more kids came along, we tried for years to love each other for the kids sake but...
    sunsetblue sunsetblue 46-50, M 7 Responses Dec 28, 2015

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    When a woman thinks her husband is a fool,

    her marriage is over. They may part in one year or ten they may live together until death. But if she thinks he is a fool, she will not love him again. Philippa Gregory, The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #7)
    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 31, 2015

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    I've read through so many posts

    and none seem familiar so I'm starting a new one. Married 3 yrs. Wife says she loves me. Wont kiss me on the lips, cant hug, wont sleep in the same bed. At times can really be hateful but I attribute that to perimenopause, I hope. But Im at the end of my rope. I ferl worse than...
    whendoestwoequalone whendoestwoequalone 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 3

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    This desrciption fits fairly well.

    This has been the case for so many years and I am stuck in the situation. The emotional and intimate aspects have been turned off years ago. I miss the touch, the closeness and emotions that used to be. The romance, the fun all that went with it. The simple hug's, kisses...
    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was in the same situation.

    Married for too many years without sex and intimacy. One day I just decided that life was too short and I deserved to be happy. It was difficult and heartwretching---but the best decision I ever made. If you're unhappy and your partner is not willing to work with you to find...
    Sinfulkisses869 Sinfulkisses869 41-45, F 10 Responses Sep 18, 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...
    kerenccaa kerenccaa 26-30, F Dec 15, 2015

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    my husband is gonna start working nights,

    is it bad that I'm happy about it lol
    lobosluv lobosluv 41-45, F 23 Responses Oct 23, 2015

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    one day at a time. ?

    just take it one day at a time. ?
    deleted deleted 26-30 24 Responses Feb 18, 2015

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    I awake in the wee hours of this morning.

    There's a chill in the air, in our bedroom, so I sink deeper under our down comforter, and nestle lovingly against your warm body. Wrapping an arm around your waist, my fingers graze the elastic of your boxer shorts...and I feel you jerk and pull away from me, almost in disgust...
    badassgirrrrrl badassgirrrrrl 41-45, F 29 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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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...
    emilyccaa emilyccaa 26-30, F Dec 8, 2015

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    I am just tired of being lonely.

    Just because someone is in the same house / space as you, does not offer any comfort. A peck on the cheek, is not substantial. I want to be held, have conversations that are not ego centric. I want you to be an actual partner, help when you see me doing dishes, don't just...
    Amysplus Amysplus 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    All the above are true (married,

    lonely, and crave intimacy), but the intensity with which I feel the emotional aspects of loneliness and intimacy seem to vary quite a bit. There are times where I feel so lonely that every part of me just aches. I don't want to eat, get out of bed, go to work, or do anything...
    jhayek jhayek 46-50, M 5 Responses a week ago

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