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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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    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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    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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