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I Don't Feel Needed, Wanted, Or Loved By My Husband

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    I Think We Are Heading Towards Marriage Guidance

    Last night after meeting for lunch with one of my close friends, I mentioned to my husband that he never cuddles me anymore and I have to ASK for affection. He denied this but he still had his back turned to me in bed, although he did lay his arm over body, it was not a cuddle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Post Affair With His Co Worker

    A year ago he had an emotional affair with a girl that he worked with. He stayed nights at her house, took her camping(to our honeymoon spot) and recently he was secretly being friends with her at work again. He has never been honest about her. I feel like this, if he is willing...
    tammybengel tammybengel 31-35 1 Response Nov 1, 2010

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    Don't Feel Loved, Wanted Or Happy!

    I liked to test people in my life. It comes from issues as a child when my father walked out and left us. If he can do it than why won't my husband? I try to ignore my insecurities but its hard sometimes. I spend my time being an employee, a wife, a mother and a homemaker and...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    It's not that I don't love my wife and son. I can't imagine my life without them. I still feel very confined, however, by the social and legal pressures that come with having a...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M Jan 31

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    I have been married to my husband Since July 2014. We have a 2 year old son and I am very pregnant with our second. He was not abusive in any way shape or form until after the...
    failingtorun failingtorun 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    looking at these posts it's sad but it reminds you that there are options and you don't have to keep on hurting
    oldsoul420 oldsoul420 26-30, M Feb 8

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    I can't stand being with my boyfriend any longer, but I don't know if I can leave him...I'm too afraid to let go. So this is our story: We're at a long distance relationship...
    Bitterlove Bitterlove 16-17, F Feb 10

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    I am a 14 year old girl who doesn't get along with my mum. Me and my mum would get along maybe 10% of the time, the other 90% we fight or don't talk to each other. I really want...
    coolgirl2112 coolgirl2112 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    And I don't mean in a game of scrabble. I am talking about those people who have fidelity issues. I am so loyal and when I give love I give it all, so I would appreciate it if the...
    Essence972 Essence972 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    This gentleman Elder Sander from the Mormon church decided to talk to me. It was really nice though. Talking to him as a person. It felt nice. I hadn't had a good conversation in a...
    YukaPlant YukaPlant 22-25, F Jan 31

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    I think marriage is for life and always wanted my first marriage to be my only marriage but it has broken down so badly now that I feel divorce may be my only option. my husband is...
    kimathy86 kimathy86 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 19

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    I totally understand how pain - being unloved when you need it desperately - can lead to resentment and outright hatred. I totally get how things even just within yourself - guilt...
    scalner scalner 31-35 2 days ago

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    I am a bad person. I was unhappy living with his entire family. Everyone would just walk in whenever they wanted to, and not everyone got along. Lots of arguments and fights. I...
    kshibbs81 kshibbs81 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    We got married back in 2006, after dating since 2003. In 2007 my job pace really picked up, and I was not able to be around for much other than going to bed, and asking her to...
    ArmyStock ArmyStock 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Men say it's so hard to understand women. Is it?Most likely, women rant when they are mad or they eitherignore you if the pain is really excruciating, for if a man really cares, he...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 14 Responses Feb 20

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    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F Jan 29

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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I just want too know why I can't forget her. Why I still remember every detail of exactly what she looked like when we were with each other. We never dated I don't think she ever...
    nic470 nic470 13-15, T Feb 9

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    I have such an incredible life at first glance; I'm educated, recently lost 30 kilos, stay healthy, I have a roof over my head, travel the world and have some extraordinary...
    hnmad hnmad 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I had a girlfriend that always said she loved me and we would have some of the best times together. I never laughed so much or quit smiling. I did everything with her but we had...
    Muleboy Muleboy 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I'm not even sure where to start, or how to do this. As I try to focus to get this out, I can't help but fear how melodramatic I'm being. I don't get to talk to anyone, really. The...
    tacgirl tacgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    It has been over five years now, and has taken me this long to come close to accepting it. I just don't get it though. Let me explain. About five years ago I was under lots of...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 13

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    I had to break up with my boyfriend. He was so good to me, but he ignored my kids. After 15 months I had to decide if I wanted to keep just dating him, knowing it would never...
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    Habeshagirl Habeshagirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I have tried an tried again to be what he wants. I can never be. The moment I have any happiness. He has to crush it. Why do I not just go away? Six foot under cant be that bad. No...
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    Clementines22 Clementines22 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    There must be a hundred reasons why I left. The biggest one was him wanting to know why I didn't trust him enough to obey him. That was the reason that got me shoving stuff in bin...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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       Today, our family lost a truly beautiful soul. Uncle John, I loved you more than you could ever know. And i'm gonna miss you so much! But I feel a sense of peace...
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    I have tried an tried again to be what he wants. I can never be. The moment I have any happiness. He has to crush it. Why do I not just go away? Six foot under cant be that bad. No...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I have tried an tried again to be what he wants. I can never be. The moment I have any happiness. He has to crush it. Why do I not just go away? Six foot under cant be that bad. No...
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    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    LastofmyPeople LastofmyPeople 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Hate is a strong word, so I won't say I necessarily hate my husband. I strongly dislike the dude though. No I'm not in an abusive home. His job allows me to stay home with our...
    MrsTellit MrsTellit 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's difficult to admit but I do. It has been so long since I've had the slightest bit of affection or intimacy. I try to deny it, as it makes me feel like a failure for not...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    "Believe it or not," I typed in with a smile, "I usually come across as too shy." I pressed the 'enter' button and waited for him to respond. "Seriously?" was his reply, and I had...
    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Lately, like in the past few months I haven't REALYL felt that. I kind of feel like nobody wants me around. I don't remember the last time someone yes texted me "hey" just for the...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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