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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F Jul 18, 2015

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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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    It's okay that you call me dif because I am who I'm created to be n you will find my identity in Christ Jesus for he created me in his image n love so judge me all ur doing pushing...
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    I have an ex boyfriend with one ... he didn't know to get out of oncoming traffic if i didnt tell him to
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    Meh,If i see it again i will write about,when i see someone chivalrous towards me.
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't think there is enough of this in the world today
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    My stranger for a Mother's boyfriend's family whom she brainwashed against me have been Photoshopping on this site (EP). There's a group of them who play the role of innocence on...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    And I don't understand people who don't let it live freely and uninhibited. Just because you dont need the door opened for you today doesnt mean I dont need the pratice for the...
    richochet96791 richochet96791 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    When everyone around me feels pity that I am still single after a messy break-up. Then you have that A-hole for an ex who thinks you're still hung up on him that's why you are not...
    RagingWhirlwind RagingWhirlwind 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    "You gooder than me, make no difference" Ted Mosby - How I Met Your Mother
    JasonThick JasonThick 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Its not that I don't want to but it seems most unlikely. It seems very probable that I might die alone. All alone.
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    I don't get it... Why do guys that look like pigs get the hot girls? But guys like me who try to improve my looks get the fat ugly chicks?
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    My view on smoking is it looks unhealthy an it does a person all harm
    marblemuck marblemuck 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I don't know why many Indians from India call Guyanese Indians whom originate from India "Untouchables". There was one Indian family who stole my parents keys and drugged my family...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 26

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    I have a 1 year old son. Everything I do is wrong to family, I can't get him cute snow boots because they are in the girl section. They were black, and the only reason the Dads...
    TellyLuv TellyLuv 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 26

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    Changed my mind. Turns out I spoke too soon.
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    I once found a plastic bag with a white substance underneath my bathroom sink. I knew that my stranger for a Mother was drugging me and I am worried that it may have been either...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 26

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    I'm chronically ill, vaguely overweight (even though everyone disagrees with me haha), and just don't see it happening. But I think that's okay. We all walk different paths. :)
    thecutestpanda thecutestpanda 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I dont know if thats true. I loved her who was wonderful to all but me. She just left.
    isaidenough isaidenough 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Unfortunately, that's going to have to be the case. My mother doesn't understand why I want to gain weight and refuses to accept it. She refuses to buy me new clothes and gets on...
    PiggieCutie PiggieCutie 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Because it doesn't. What matters is what you do with it. It's not gonna be enjoyable for your partner if you're just ramming your **** in there, no matter how big you are.
    submissiveboyy submissiveboyy 18-21, T Jan 23

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    Especially not my birth mother. You're pretty bad at being a parent if your kid gets taken by social services. :
    Rucbrar Rucbrar 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    It's been a while since I posted an experience here... Honestly I've moved past that point in my life. But anyway, I'm in high school now. Getting all A's in every class, 4.01 QPA...
    HellhoundGakupo HellhoundGakupo 16-17, F Jan 23

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    There are people in this world who feels different than what their body was created for...and that's just fine with me. If you are a woman but feel like a man, then be a man. If...
    bluesky1223 bluesky1223 18-21, M Jan 22

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    Absolutely not selfish. Sure it can come off as selfish, because they may be in such a negative place that they unknowingly push others away....but the same people labeling them as...
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I suffer from hyperhidrosis and want to arrange a uk meetup for fellow sufferers. who would be interested?
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