I Feel Alone In My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 258 People

    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
    Jul 15, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2014

    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

    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

    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2015

    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

    My wife never listens to me.

    She does not respect me at all. I have sever bi-polar and anxiety issues and she just walks all over me and does not try to help me with my mental instability. I'm and the point of loosing control and throwing my life away. Sometimes I wonder if it would even hurt her if I were...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter
    31-35, M
    May 8, 2015

    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

    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
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2011

    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

    Guess what ???? Just been out with hubby

    for a drink and pizza and he s walked away from me again saying he wants to find a way forward to live separate lives ! Great eh ! Didn't even get a pizza and still hungry . Ha ha !
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    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

    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
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2015

    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
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2014

    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

    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
    1 Response Feb 1, 2015

    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

    Happy Anniversary to me!

    He snores on the couch and I am alone in my bedroom. 10 years and I feel so alone.
    mcmom7 mcmom7
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    I don't always feel alone in my marriage,

    but at the moment and numerous other times I do feel alone. I suffer from PTSD, and my wife and I both have anxiety and depression issues, so home life isn't exactly paradise. My wife is perfectly content to share space with me, but she isn't very comfortable sharing any of her...
    Frankenzombie Frankenzombie
    36-40, M
    Aug 25, 2015

    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

    My husband and I have been married

    for 3 years, he's 41 and I'm 27. I go to school full time sometimes and I take about 6 classes a semester to get a really good job that I've been promised. I don't work and he does. typical 9-5. I feel like we have an okay life but I do wish I could work. it's temporary, about...
    minime89 minime89
    26-30, F
    Dec 19, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    We are childless and have been married

    for 7 years. He told me that he want to have a child with me so that we can stay on in this marriage as he felt that our life have been stagnant. But he keep saying that I am the most important person in his life and the best wife he can ever have and no woman can compared to...
    ClaudiaSingapore ClaudiaSingapore
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2015

    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, 2015

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