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

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    I feel like I'm living with a stranger(fiance).

    .. we mostly have small talk and honestly I don't care that we are at this point. there's days I don't care about him as I should
    emotionalmommy emotionalmommy 22-25, F Jul 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Twice engaged, then poof the guys vanished into thin air. Lol. What a lame attempt at making those memories light! But seriously though, exes are exes for a reason. I learned the...
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    I want to be married. i jIust feel like it probably wont happen.. I would love to be with that special someone. But I haven't had any luck with my past relationships or the guys...
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    I travel far too much... And when I do meet a girl I wonder if she's the best for me. Some part of me doesn't want to settle and another part of me hopes that there is a girl that...
    thebestyoucan thebestyoucan 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I never thought I would get married and I did. Than i told myself no kids but I have 2. Lol life is funny when you think back :)
    sumtone sumtone 31-35, M Aug 26

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    Flirting doesn't mean you want anything bit of harmless fun ;)
    tornbetween2 tornbetween2 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    At my age, I know I won't.
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    When I said this to my auntie, it was met with explosions of confidence building tactics and, 'You don't know what the future holds'. It's not that I don't think people would want...
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    20ShadesOfBlue 20ShadesOfBlue 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Horseaddict Horseaddict 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I want to get married but it's a 2 person deal and I have no +1.
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    my family believe in them so much but i don't at all, i just want to wear my hair a certain way and dress a certain way, but they have such a problem with it.
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    AdArbitrium AdArbitrium 18-21, M Aug 25

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    It's honestly just a piece of paper. And paper crumbles, ages, rips. I don't need a paper to validate my relationship with anyone, because it honestly has nothing to do with with...
    Naluu Naluu 16-17 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I am missing you and hurting so much because of you. It hurts soo much bc my feelings are true.. it hurts bc it feels like I been cast away.. I found my beacon of light. I was...
    missjdragon20 missjdragon20 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Sometimes I will say something without thinking before I say it and that is when I get myself into trouble with other people. A lot of times I will speak what is on my mind without...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F Aug 22

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    But yeah it can be cool if you just put it in your mouth w/o lighting it up like Augustus Waters!!
    someoneyoumightknow00 someoneyoumightknow00 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I didn't used to feel like this, because I was actually going to get married, but he passed away, and I don't want to ever be with anyone again romantically.
    Chockolatte Chockolatte 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    When the person who "loves you" leaves you because they don't know what to do anymore and have lost a little bit of their fight.. Yet all I ever did was reach out to you and you...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F Aug 21

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    No, more like I KNOW you can't handle me. I'm 1.000% sure you can't handle my dry humor or my stubbornness. ;) Good luck trying though.
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    i feel pathetic right now. i'm sorry for being a drama queen as of late. i'm just annoying myself.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    When you and bae fight... But then you realize you don't have a bae...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Aug 18

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    Maybe, I don't know I'm too young to think about this XD
    ThisIsLife13 ThisIsLife13 13-15, F Aug 17