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I Can't Stand Being Alone In a Relationship

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    Feeling Quite Alone.

    My husband works alot and travels. I know he's doing this for us/him and because it's what he loves to do, i'm happy for him but I still feel alone in this, no matter if I spend time with friends/family or have a hobby or my job. It's so lonely knowing that you have a lover and...
    Feb 18, 2013

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    Alone In A Relationship

    I am getting married soon, and I feel the same way. I feel I am all alone in a relationship. I try and do things to make others happy but in the end..there is noone to compliment me.
    lovelysweetheart4u lovelysweetheart4u 22-25, F Aug 12, 2012

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    Lonely At Home and Committed

    I've ranted and raved so many times about this problem and I can't figure out what the real problem is, is it me?  Do I require too much admiration, conversation, affection?  Or am I insensitive to his needs, he just changed shifts so he's adjusting and tired and now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    The Last Year and a Half....i Was Alone

    Shane just stopped talking to me. We stopped having sex, we never went anywhere except to do the monthly shopping. If I wanted to have a conversation, I HAD to make the first move. He never talked first. He never volunteer hugs or kisses, I had to ask for them every time. He'd...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 12, 2009

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    Alone And Freaking Out.

    I have been through one marriage a fling and now a serious relationship. I don't live with her but I want to. We won't be able to be together as we are on our own leases for almost a year but I stay at her house often and she comes over to mine as well. I am not alone very much...
    ittek07 ittek07 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Aug 5

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