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I Feel Alone In My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 139 People

    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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    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 4 Responses Aug 28, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 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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    dont know what to say, i just started on this site....i do feel alone. my wife left me....with my children, i can't seem to find a job or get any kind of income and my only...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 25

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    I feel alone, I feel like I can't connect with others, I feel like I can never do right by others. I feel like a failure, a weirdo, loser, annoying, and like I need to change who I...
    4gotwhereIwas 4gotwhereIwas 26-30 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm so sick of feeling alone. I want you here to understand. I want you here to feel , in the darkness, the heat of our hands as we sit so close. so sick am I of being alone...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today has been waves of loneliness for me. This guy that's 6 years older than me loved me three years ago and messaged me to see me today, we're friends now since we go to the same...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel alone. I'm chlosterphobic (not sure if I spelled that right) I feel like the world is going to close up on me and gong to die of depression and anxiety. Ya I have...
    cantsaymynamesorry cantsaymynamesorry 13-15, F Nov 22

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    I know i am a good person. But why do i feel alone?
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    It's strange how one can feel alone, yet be surrounded by people who love them...
    jeremiah3698 jeremiah3698 18-21, M Nov 26

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    Everybody around me has somebody to talk to or has close knit of friends and mine lives in Another state so I can't tell her what I want to and my parents will only lie to me and...
    WannbeAnorexic WannbeAnorexic 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I feel alone. I look around and see everyone in a relationship and think that there must be something wrong with me since I've never had a girlfriend.
    KingAndrew95 KingAndrew95 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    The only time I feel alone is when I'm around other people.
    ThatGuyEveryoneHates ThatGuyEveryoneHates 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I just feel alone at times. I mean I hang out with my friends and all but there's just some times when I look for someone to confide to and there's just nobody there. I've always...
    IGoBySIRI IGoBySIRI 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    its like every where i go and no matter what i do the outcome is the same. me left behind in an empty house haunted by these 4 naked walls. ive never known security and i doubt...
    livingpositively livingpositively 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm so tired of feeling like this. I thought after high school I would stop feeling this way but I was wrong. Co workers talk about the way I dress and look. I'm not even ugly. I'm...
    rosethornsforever rosethornsforever 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can be in a crowd of people, with a group of friends or family and still feel lonely. It's getting kind of depressing now. I sleep alone on this queen sized bed which makes me...
    MJay087 MJay087 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's been a year since the big break up what would have been our two year was two days ago. I'm just getting around to finally having the courage to face the old photos and toss...
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel so alone I can be with my family & friends & I still feel like **** :(
    Alexis109 Alexis109 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    I used to look in the mirror and see everything I hated about myself. It was something I couldn't control. Then things changed. The critical thoughts sounded like lies, and I...
    shadowgirl4 shadowgirl4 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    It's a strange feeling being alone. I have friends, a lot of truly amazing friends. But sometimes I feel that I don't have anyone to talk to. Someone that gets me. Someone I can...
    falsebeingwithin falsebeingwithin 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I'm grateful for everything in my life & for everyone in my life. I just want to say that. But even when I'm around my kids, my mom or whomever, I still feel a bit alone. I'm...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    It's like I'm surrounded by friends and family but I feel so alone..
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    So I moved to a whole new town and met a bunch of new people, im well liked and its really overwhelming honestly to me. I miss my old friends. Not to sound cocky but the guys also...
    heartzs heartzs 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    it's hard when nobody understands you when you're always misunderstood cannot handle this feeling all the walls are caving in i wish there were just one day just one day where i...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    My husband just up and left moved to another state with not one thought of me. I'm so ******* alone my best friend just abandoned me.
    missy5414 missy5414 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I'm numb.. Completely drained of everything and all I can do is sit here with a tear dropping from my face occasionally. Is is tough love? Am I crazy? Every morning I get rudely...
    corkzin corkzin 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I really wish I had more friends... I'm always alone at school and it sucks
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 24

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    I'm working in Virginia and tired of being alone help!!!
    Jasmin1108 Jasmin1108 36-40, M