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I Don't Think My Husband Is Able to Provide Emotional Support

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    Crying On The Couch..my Husband Is Sleeping Peacfully

    I'm very emotional right now. This is a warning. There's a lot going on. A lot of stressors in my life. Tonight I feel defeated. I try to be the perfect wife. My husband is a good man. He showers me with love and affection. There are times when I worry that our relationship is...
    patchoulimama patchoulimama 31-35 Sep 12, 2011

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    Emotional Desert

    My husband and I have been married for 5 years and dated for 2, both in our 50s. 4 months ago I broke my leg at work. Since then I have had complications and am unable to put weight on it. I can not work, drive, grocery shop, clean house,cook, take a shower, etc. I am totally...
    postalgal07 postalgal07 46-50, F 1 Response May 13, 2012

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    Unsupportive Husband

    Hi, I have been married for six years, have two kids.  I decided to go back to school a little over a year ago and have had such a awful experience with it.  I work part-time, go to school full time, raise our kids while also doing all the house work inside and out...
    momsweetblessings momsweetblessings 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    My Husband Does Not Express Himself Until He Is Angry

    . He doesnt have any friends and when he does meet people he doesnt keep in touch or pursue friendship, he is home when he is not working but he sits in front of the tv 90 percent of the time.. Its like he doesnt now how to be a partof a family, I cook and ask him to eat with us...
    cdatkins101 cdatkins101 46-50 5 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Unpretty Life

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years, dating for almost 10 now. He works for the military overseas and I'm just a native of the area. He makes good amount of money and supports me economically. I take care of the house and try to spend as little as possible and...
    Koi81 Koi81 31-35 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    Why Can't He Just Listen?

    I'm a 33 yr old mother of a baby boy, currently staying at home to take care of him. My partner is turning 41 this June, is intellectually inferior and just does not listen to me or my problems. When I try to talk to him about something that's bothering me, or a problem comes up...
    lilla lilla 31-35 1 Response Jun 9, 2008

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    Pregnant And He Doesn't Take Care Of Me

    Well I'm pregnant with baby # 2... he is happy about the thought of another child, yet being very unsupportive during the pregnancy. I am feeling physically and emotionally bad, he just doesn't care... He says that the nausea and the migraines are all in my head, and that it is...
    Xkiss Xkiss 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Loolu34

    I too have issues with my husband. We have been married for 19 yrs.. don't ask how i have made it this far.  He is a wonderful man and provides for his family. We both are on our second marriage. He has 3 grown children married and have their children now. I have 2 children not...
    loolu34 loolu34 61-65 1 Response Aug 23, 2011

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    Like Starving In A Desert...

    My husband and I have been together for 15 years. When we first met, he was very successful in his public career. I was just starting out. At that time, I was less apt to express my need for emotional support. I lacked such support growing up, and came to view emotional needs as...
    Jemma42 Jemma42 41-45 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    But I Require a Lot of It

    I would love to know what at least one outside party thinks about this... My husband and I have been together for a long time and have been married for 9 months and have a three year old daughter.I have battled depression for my entire life and I cry when I am...
    Undiscovered22 Undiscovered22 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    brianthesnail brianthesnail 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    because its thousand times healthier to eat something wild or even just local from a local source. supermarkets destroy our planet in such a hyperdimentional way!
    balkanka balkanka 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Just once I wish I was pretty enough to be accepted into today's society, accepted by people, accepted, by myself. I feel like I will never be pretty enough, for anything, for...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    That's what I've been told.
    Thalassophobic Thalassophobic 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Problem is I always overthink EVERYTHING...
    silence3412 silence3412 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    im fine when i dont think too much
    etdragonstrom etdragonstrom 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    yeah i really dont think i m cute idk what people see in me lol , i think they are crazy :P
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Why would I really think that I am worth living, when growing up, all I was ever told was that I was nothing but a mistake, and an accident. I mean, would you think you are worth...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i feel like ive disappeared long ago. noone missed me then. i feel i am just wandering letting time pass me by. unoticed for the most part. i recently started talking to a couple...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    **** marriage!! Its just for those insecure piece of **** ! I feel better of alone
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    my relationship has hit an all time rock hard bottom - at this rate we will most likely go underground and say hi to hades before the month is over
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So basically, If I am thinking rationally and clearly, its all good, the world at the very least makes some sense. Once I start thinking "deeply" , I'm like YOLO-MODE where I start...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Sometimes stuff happens, yes I know we are active decision makers in the process on a certain level, it's interwoven - interconnected - a cause and effect. What about events that...
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Not sure if you will ! But if you put up with me! I'll put up with you. Accept my crap and accept yours lol=^.^=
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know that nobody knows the real me because i keep everything to myself. And everyone I was going to open up to, left. But, I'm used to it now.
    Cybergirl425 Cybergirl425 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    If I disappeared would you miss me? I don't think I can be strong for much longer..
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses a week ago

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    Sometime I wonder if I'm really a mistake in life...
    UnknownBeautyQueen UnknownBeautyQueen 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    That is the most horrible sight I have ever seen, how are you meant to play fight and overpower her when you have some huge tank with whopping muscles ready to smash every bone in...
    Bennyboo2000 Bennyboo2000 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Especially, the body builder type , eww , but a toned girl is Good , but it's not always the body , a mind should be fit too
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm sure the would i live in is all in my head all my "" family and friends"" are all in my head as well as the life i'm in. none off this is real.
    sexybillybob sexybillybob 31-35, M Jun 22

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Sex is a physical act between two (or more) people. All that you can do here is read and type naughty words. What you do with those "naughty" words is up to you. You can feel...
    knightedone1 knightedone1 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Everyone brings out a different side of me. Whenever I try to tell someone about the real me, I tend to not mention somethings because they can only see that side. I don't know why...
    jellolia jellolia 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    They can't know me because I don't even know me!!! ^,^
    KingMarcray37 KingMarcray37 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Every time I try and be me everyone I know tells me I'm either sick or depressed. I'm so glad to be moving across the country so I can start all over with a new group of people...
    biscuitstiq biscuitstiq 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 21

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    The only people who knows the real me are my parents and relatives. I am full of surprises online. Yes, I am going to post something that some people might think WOW or hate it...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    ive never met anyone in real life who understands the real me!! i have met people on line before who "apparently" have come pretty close to understanding the real me, and i say...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    For 40 some odd years no one has known who I really am. I show bits and pieces to different people but no one has ever been shown the whole picture. I have been hurt by sharing...
    Bastt Bastt 41-45, F 16 Responses Jun 21

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    Maybe they know how I feel. But no one really knows who I really am.
    mariec17 mariec17 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Just woke. Mad. And probed why. And learned da Plus bullies. Plus rulers. And me. Lol. Image is our curse. Women are no longer better. Ugly soul is ugly soul...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 21

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    tbh I don't think I even know the real me
    Dragonslayer16 Dragonslayer16 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 21