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I Feel Alone In My Marriage

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    Feeling Alone

    my husband and i have been married less than a year.  we have been together a total of 4.5 yrs.  it has always been a rocky relationship, we have been thru a lot.  i love him very much, to much sometimes.  i was a single parent on my own for 14 years before...
    sadinma sadinma 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    I'm Here Where Are You?

    I wonder about you and what is going on with you in your life.  I want to talk to you, I want you to TXT me as much as your friends but you don't, I only get to talk to you 3 times a day if I'm lucky, maybe once in the morning or before you go to work and then one more time...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Many young women today are a bit tired of the

    usual relationships that they have with men of their age. This is why it is no surprise nowadays that we see a lot of Younger Women Older Men Dating . Are you a man looking for a younger woman, or a woman seeking an older man? Everyone has their preferences in relationships...
    celinecc11 celinecc11 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Isolated in Company my pillow is no substitute

    for that soft little place on your chest that was made just for my sleepy head. but you've taken that away, but not far enough for me to forget. There you lay, two hands away from me, but an deep eternal rift will never let your rough touch coax the little girl out of...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F Jun 24, 2014

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    zoecc11 zoecc11 26-30, F Dec 24, 2014

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    But maybe it's because we've been separated

    for 2 1/2 years ;-) I just need the money for a divorce. Feel free to donate :-)
    everydaysteph everydaysteph 46-50, F Dec 24, 2014

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    it's been a month since we got married.

    it's already at this point. sigh.
    luuucy luuucy 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    We recently had a baby about 5 weeks ago

    and in these 5 weeks my husband has only helped I would say a total of 1 week all together. I feel so alone taking care of our child and our home. I aka for his help around the house but he never has time to do it because he is "tired". I get so frustrated with him and I try to...
    URLOVED4EVA URLOVED4EVA 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    Abandoned....

    Well... my marriage is not yet over but seems to be getting there. My wife is in A.A. and now she spends like.... 5 or 6 hours at least going to meetings and hanging out with other members and helping each other with their problems. In the past 4 months, I'd say she spends...
    dogma5000 dogma5000 36-40 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    I Am Happier When She's Away...

    when she leaves the sun comes out, the sky is blue and the birds begin to sing once again, the breeze blows cool and refreshing and the flowers bloom, the colors are brilliant, the fragrances sweet and the the heart is at rest...
    SleepingTiger SleepingTiger 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    Too Complicated To Leave, Too Painful To Stay.

    People think that leaving a marriage is the answer, but when you lose your retirement, your health insurance and everything you have worked for at 60 years old, you also walk away from yourself and leave yourself in financial ruin you will never recover from, leaving isn't an...
    DontTakeLess DontTakeLess 56-60, F Nov 18, 2012

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    Alone

    What went wrong?  I am alone and I don't have the answers.  My husband has cheated on me with prostitutes and I tried to forgive.  Truth is, I don't forgive him.  I can't stand him.  He is on the road ten to twelve days at a time and when he is here for...
    sacs sacs 31-35 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    I Feel Alone

    I cant say when it happened exactly but there are definite times I feel like I live alone in my house. Isn't there a song called separate lives? like we live the same house but nothing to connect us really as a couple.. as parents we do fine..
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 13, 2008

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    Just like the title says,

    I feel alone in my marriage. I don't know how we got to this point, I don't know where we go from here.We fight soooo much its like a routine now. I don't even feel like I'm married, I feel like I sleep in the same bed as my enemy. Do I love him? honestly I don't know. I care...
    Marie40106 Marie40106 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

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    I Wonder When I First Felt It

    There are no kids and we can both be somewhat private people who need some time and some space. That being said I didn't expect to be replaced by cats to the point where she talks to them while I'm talking and snaps at me if stop talking. I didn't expect that a hug would be as...
    Shad0whawk Shad0whawk 36-40, M Oct 23, 2011

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    What Is the Point, Really?

    An acquaintance told me today "For someone who's supposed to be in the partnership of marriage, you are incredibly alone".  That REALLY got to me, because... see... today is supposed to be my 3rd wedding anniversary - we started the day arguing, and are ending...
    Lizzy22 Lizzy22 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    50/50

    Relationships need to be equally fulfilling to both parntners. At certain instances I feel my needs are not being met. Emotionally or physically. I know we are going through a rough patch and out lifestyle doesn't help. He works around 12 hours a day and when he comes home and we...
    cleargerman cleargerman 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2012

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    I been married going on 6 years I married my

    husband because we had a son together and I wanted him to see his mom and dad in the same household now we have 3 kids together but I feel alone he loves to work work work he's always on social media or sleeps when he home i always have the kids and i think he could help me out...
    star1985 star1985 26-30, F Feb 1

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    My husband doesn't seem to care.

    Always preoccupied with his hobbies and interests. Always boasting on social media about his successes, but his posts are never about me or the kids... I have two kids from my previous marriage and two with him but he just treats my older kids as baby sitters, otherwise he is...
    Alone1980 Alone1980 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Wonder Why Sometimes

    We've been together for a long time now.  We have surpassed so many hurdles that have broken many a marriage.  But we are slipping back into the routine again. It's happened several times over the years and I've learned the warning signs that we are starting to get in...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois 56-60 1 Response Dec 2, 2009

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    It's Life ... I Guess

    You grow up, you met someone. You grow together and then ... you grow apart. My fault. Well, no. It's really nobody's fault. It's life, I think. People somehow just have things in common that as you get older they seem further away. It's not the same. Different interest...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Second Time, Second Mistake?

    I am on my second marriage. Next month will be our four year anniversary. Yet, I feel like we have more bad days than good days. Or at least, I find myself feeling more sad and angry than I do happy and content. We are both Christians and we met on an online internet dating site...
    wlynn2u wlynn2u 46-50 1 Response Apr 28, 2012

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    Not Much Fun. Nothing To Talk About.

    I deeply love my husband,im very attracted to him.But he never has any intrest in talking about things,anything. He doesnt express feelings or much emotion about anything. He is passionate in bed but not in life. I am just the opposite, except about the in bed part,we are...
    lalaspiritjr lalaspiritjr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I have been married 23 years.

    I have always been the strong one, the one who makes the hard decisions, the one who pays the bills, the one who deals with the unpleasant side of life. My husband has grown complacent in our relationship. He does not seem to care about my feelings, the stress I am under, or the...
    childomine childomine 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    I Feel So Alone

    I have been married for 6 years and I feel so alone .if he isn't at work he is on the internet looking at adult sites and personal ads. We don't talk we don't touch . There is nothing ..I don't know what to do we have a son 5 ..he would be so hurt if I were to leave .he is a...
    allitalianlady allitalianlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    Katelynntx Katelynntx 18-21 2 Responses Mar 12

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    coming home after 2 am felt so much better when I got a call to see if I was still ok. I miss that feeling of being loved.
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