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I Feel Alone In My Marriage

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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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    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 1 Response May 8

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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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    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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    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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    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 !
    Unhappyhenrietta Unhappyhenrietta 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 5

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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 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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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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    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

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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 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 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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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 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

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    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

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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 2 Responses Feb 27

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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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    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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    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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    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 do. I feel like I can go a whole week without anyone talking to me or even noticing I'm around!
    glendon21 glendon21 18-21, T 10 hrs ago

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    I don't like admitting the fact that I feel lonely. Even when I'm with family I feel this way. I act like all is okay and try to go with the flow but deep inside me I know I'm...
    dontknowww dontknowww 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not necessarily a bad thing to feel alone. Alone is when I feel I can collect my thoughts, find my center, and rev up to get pick up the pace once more in the direction where I got...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    The worst feeling is when you feel alone with the one whom you are with and the one whom you really want to be with is 1000 miles away.
    writergirl71 writergirl71 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every night I go to sleep secretly, silently loving someone so much that it hurts..loving someone who takes me for granted, one who will never value me. This person is not in my...
    Lifeisainterestingmystery Lifeisainterestingmystery 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I moved 7 hours away to be with my fiancé, bought a home it's been four months and I still don't know anyone here... Ugh I need a hobby I suppose
    Benassi Benassi 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had a good childhood, loving parents and 2 siblings. I had asthma that would put me in and out of the hospital for a few years of my life. A sibling with a mental disability who...
    AlwaysAlone20 AlwaysAlone20 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel so alone and lost inside right now more than ever I'm so alone in this hotel room I can just hear my own thoughts crying.. It's so empty here without my brothers and dad...
    sunshineh13 sunshineh13 22-25, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I came on this forum as I thought It was full of people who actually care, how wrong I was.
    alan19662015 alan19662015 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I have always felt like there is more out there. Something supernatural and out of my control, and yet has an impact on every day life. I know spirits exist and I've come into...
    StrongWeaknesss StrongWeaknesss 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    While i try to be there for others, i need someone to be there for me too
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Even amongst the crowd of somewhat "familiar" folk,or the notion of extended family,associates,periodic intimates,family is gone,literally,and one question's one's presence. I...
    DEVINIQUE DEVINIQUE 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Have you seen the movie Inside Out? Apparently, Sadness has just touched my core memories thats making me feel so blue right this moment. Sigh.
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I feel particularly gloomy, bored and lonely today, and it was one hell of a night last night, all kinds of bad dreams and nightmares :/
    Betruebnis Betruebnis 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 22

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