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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 31, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't know about others but I don't have a conscience. I don't really feel guilt no matter what I do. A lot of people find it chilling but I don't think it's all that bad as long...
    thefogman thefogman 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't think my parents would be smiles and giggles if I ever decided to marry a girl. They don't even know that i'm into girls and has no feelings for guys.
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    After watching how ugly and nasty divorce can be I don't think I'll ever get married.. It sucks all around and it's mostly unfair to the kids.
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Is it just me or does my reality only make note of better judgment. Hatred isn't a strong enough word for suppression. Ever be free and be held in contempt for things that hold no...
    russtruman russtruman 22-25, M Apr 1

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    I don't know what is wrong with me. I'm tired of being hurt. I'm tired of crying. I'm tried of having all these feelings... I wish my heart was numb. I'm tired of it all..
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Nothing physically keeps men from wearing a dress and high heels. Nothing physically prevents women from playing football or driving trucks. Not really. and even the things that do...
    InfiniteCorker InfiniteCorker 26-30, T 2 Responses Apr 14

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I just read a post from Facebook about his friend's death. Before, I didn't know what it was about when he posted a status saying R.I.P. to my best friend until today, I read his...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M Apr 12

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    I hate people liking me just because I am good with make up, good on dress i wear or I'm good in my profile pictures.But guys, hello, I see myself not that attractive. I'm freaking...
    kristinef1 kristinef1 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I think I'm just meant to be one of those people on this Earth that lacks the adequate people skills to maintain an intimate relationship with a "significant other". Although I'm...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F Apr 11

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    Whenever I think too deeply, I tend to dig myself into a hole, whether the topic was pertaining to me or not. It almost always ends with me thinking, " It doesn't matter. I'm going...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Don't do it...Don't turn the key.You will open a door you cannot close,One of despair, one of uncertainty, one that wants what is not mine.I want the fairytale.I want the happily...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 3

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    My tears burn My face sometimes. =( I still don't like people to see Me cry. Some people just don't care that you have feelings. Nor do they care if they are the ones who caused it...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Jealous; You said you loved me: what you mean your going to the club? I could be the one to dance with you and give you shots. For real your talking to her? I could be your boost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't care if I ever get married, as long as I can have a little farm for my horse and a few dogs, I'll be good.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    At the risk of sounding prideful, I'm feeling very lonely because most people even in my own family don't have the mental capacity to comprehend my sense of morality. They just...
    DoctorOBlivion2 DoctorOBlivion2 26-30, M Apr 6

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    We're all different. We cope in ways that we consider suitable for our own well being. Some use constructive coping mechanisms, while others use destructive ones. Along the lines...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I want to die now, but the thought of leaving my son growing up without a mother breaks my heart. i feel like I'm trapped into living but I'm afraid I might be hurting him more...
    justspeechless justspeechless 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Nope. I don't personally know people with degrees but I've heard stories and, more importantly, I've known some dumb honor/AP students when I was at school. It just seems, as is...
    Ewashere Ewashere 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Minimum wage was never meant to be a living wage. it was meant for teens who haven't had a job before, who don't have any working experience whatsoever. You want more than minimum...
    AdrienneMorrisa AdrienneMorrisa 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    minimum wage shouldn't exist at all. the system regulates itself. if you want more money then don't take a job that pays very little. if you can get a bigger paying job then get...
    bckyltylr bckyltylr 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I think Depression is a dark beauty in a person's soul. Depression surfaces from subconscious mind to conscious mind which manifests in the daily life and activities of a person...
    22depth 22depth 22-25, F Apr 10

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    Ever since I started drawing closer to The Lord, I get emotional. I shed happy tears because I feel the presence of the Holy Spirit in me and I've never felt that before until...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    crying is something the strongest of people could only do. the amount of events to keep building up to make you explode and the strength to not be afraid to cry is powerful. I give...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F a week ago

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    I think at most American minimum wage should be $9 at the most I see some people wanting it to be raised to $11, $15, and now I have even heard of organazations wanting it to be...
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    yea this isn't going to happen. I'm 42 yrs. old and still single. its all good though. im enjoying my life right now.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    unless you've experienced it yourself then you shouldn't judge. my ex used to tell me"oh just get a job and you'll be fine" i remember when i eas suicidal. and depressed he said...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I've known a lot of educated idiots over the years. It's especially irritating to find some people with degrees being arrogant about it, like it makes them better than others.
    Geekynerdgirl Geekynerdgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    ok what is this place :-) ....
    fluk fluk 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Depression is like a general loss of interest in common interests or something.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    it's not being selfish I've been through it and it was my hell on earth I hate it but I got through it with a couple of scars
    LoverOFCreepy LoverOFCreepy 13-15, M Apr 10

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    how can it be selfish? because someone feels alone, like there suffocating in there own body and that brings you down? its selfish to expect them to just be optimistic. thats...
    kittycat1598 kittycat1598 18-21, F Apr 10

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