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I Feel Alone In My Marriage

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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 3 Responses Jan 18

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 5 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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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 1 Response Jun 24

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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 Apr 28, 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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    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 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

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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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    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'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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    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Ever since I became single, I just feel alone. I don't know what it is, people seem to love being around me and talking to me but I feel empty. Im really never alone. Yet, I feel...
    Saabatt Saabatt 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    though I am not, I still feel alone. I have many friends who I can talk to but I still feel alone with my issues. There are so many things growing up that have gone wrong, with...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I feel alone but I'm never alone
    frankiee23 frankiee23 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Sometimes i feel alone and couldn't sleep, i don't know why, maybe because no one to talk to or share a moment with me... but when i feel that loneliness, i hear this music that...
    littlelight7 littlelight7 22-25, M Aug 20

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    Faking a smile Laugh and talk Everything is fine Only the talk The truth inside Feeling sad and lonely The heavy burden on my shoulders Drain my energy.. I feel warm of the tears...
    honestydiary honestydiary 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For the past couple of weeks I've been feelin alone and no one can understand how I am feelin the guy I'm with doesn't ******* care about me ! Cares about his friends more I hate...
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F Sep 10

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    I feel abandoned by everybody. I don't have anyone to talk to without them rolling their eyes or sighing. I've been kicked out of my social group. My family is too caught up to...
    Damono Damono 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have trichitillomania. There I said it. But no one I know has this problem at all. I used to be very bubbly and happy bit now I can hardly even look someone in the eyes without...
    sparkilypink sparkilypink 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    its the time in my life when I am so alone. i don't have friends with me to share anything. i am living with my family but in this home i don't have a single person with whom i can...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    “When you love people and have the desire to make a profound, positive impact upon the world, then you will have accomplished the meaning to live.” — Sasha Azevedo The...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Why do you make me feel this way? It's like without you, all of a sudden, I feel lost and alone. But before when I never had you, I was okay with being alone. Now that I had a...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Aug 27

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    I feel like if i show how alone i feel i would end up screaming in a room full of people or just speeding up to the end and die already to end the torture. It cant keep going on...
    Noahn85 Noahn85 26-30, M Aug 27

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    (Very long rant) I have absolutely nobody to talk to. I have no friends, my boyfriend never wants to talk about **** like this, most of my problems include family so I can't talk...
    Urquizza Urquizza 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to practice self-love, but I am a fig tree - I look tough on the outside, but I am easily overtaken by insects and harsh weather. I have read many different versions of...
    ThQnOfHrts16 ThQnOfHrts16 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Do people even see me?" I wonder to myself as I look around the school hallway, feeling more invisible than ever. I always felt alone and misunderstood, but high school has made...
    becswiggins becswiggins 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel so alone because my boyfriend hates texting me and everythin else I feel so alone and everything else ! I feel like his friends r more important than me fml !!!
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I'm pretty used to being alone and I prefer it even. I'm in my last year of high and my mom wants me to get involved in school. She fails to realize this is my third high school...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like it's better off I'm alone in life and stay that way, no one would ever want me around anyway I'm too boring for them and too nice, so it's probably better to...
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Okay so I feel really really alone right now :c I used to hang out with my mother every night but ever since her boyfriend moved in we never talk or see eachother and it's killing...
    SolarSkyDiver SolarSkyDiver 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Back in July, i moved away from my home of 10 years. My mother got engaged and is getting married, she also moved to the same place. I suppose you can say i followed her. I am...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It has always been this way. Just a pit of despair that has me trapped. When I talk to people and have fun, I forget about these feelings for a while. Sadly, once they leave, it...
    NiennaG125 NiennaG125 13-15, F Aug 23

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    As some of you may know, I am a dragon inside. But i feel even more alone now than ever. I have hardly any friends at school. I have even searched google for people who feel...
    VolcanoTheDragon VolcanoTheDragon 13-15, F Aug 29

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    Today is just one of those days where I just feel it's out of my control. My anxiety is getting worst ever since that day I had a panic attack in public. In the bus I feel like I...
    YourFavoriteFlower YourFavoriteFlower 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Lately, I feel so alone all the time. I feel like no one understands me or cares about me. I'm surrounded by people who say they love me and that their my friends. But if they were...
    Mackieboo Mackieboo 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I just started high school yesterday and I feel so alone. No one talks to me and to be honest, I talk to no one. All of my friends from middle school went to a different high...
    person3131 person3131 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have always been a lonely person since i was little. Being the only girl i had to play alone, in middle school i had "fake friends" you know...those that will stab in you in the...
    TheTurtleDove TheTurtleDove 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel very alone anymore because my boyfriend doesn't care about me at all and all he cares about is friends cars and everything else it sucks I just want to disappear and never...
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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