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I Feel Disconnected In My Relationship

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    I don't what to do . It's been 11 years

    and I feel like I wasted my time .
    1goodfella 1goodfella 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I Feel Ignored

    This is mild compared to some of the problems I read on here, but this still counts as my first actually personal post on here. I'm married, and I love my wife to death, but lately, I feel very disconnected from her. I think this is due to several factors. She is in a band now...
    gaeilge14 gaeilge14 26-30, M Sep 6, 2013

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    Is It Wort It?

    I sleep next to him every single night and I see him every day. We already spend enough time together but in a way I still feel so distant from him. I know we are completely different but it hasnt been much of an issue until a few months ago. We are as opposite as we can be in...
    Sunshine1058 Sunshine1058 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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    Feeling Disconnected...

    My fiance and I have been together for a little over three years. Everything has been great until recently. Between the constant small fights and the three large explosive fights we've had over the past few months, i feel there is irreparable damage to our relationship. For a...
    ImpactBlasphemy ImpactBlasphemy 22-25 3 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    I Feel Estranged From My Fiance

    My situation is quite unique, I think. My fiance and I had only known each other for less than a month before we conceived. I am now past my fifth month in pregnancy. Although we try to spend time together when we can usually we are apart because, even though we've found a place...
    lunatica lunatica 21-25 3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    I Love This Girl Because Its Natural (edited regularly)

    I have been dating and this girl, come into my life and everything flowed where we just connected. but we have had ongoing problems and nasty arguments. from my view its has been disturbing from the happyness i came from and her i guess the peace after two years separated after...
    dameen dameen 36-40, M Apr 26, 2010

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    Trapped

    Me and my partner have been steadily growing apart for years. She's ten years older than me and had two children already, we've been together nearly seven years and had a daughter who is the centre of my universe. I work, she stays home. She resents that I get to go out the...
    Sivebeck Sivebeck 31-35 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    So Tired Of Feeling This Way....

    I have been feeling extremely disconnected... What is sad about all of this is the fact that I have a 10 month old daughter, a helping husband, a mother, father and brother. The husband... which I love so much but I feel like I have nothing in common with him anymore. Which then...
    Help718 Help718 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    Feel Disconnected In Relationship

    Hi I am separated for 3 months now from my husband whom I have been with for 13 years. About 2 years ago I started a new career. As I have grown, the distance between my husband & myself just got more and more obvious. I realized we had some major trouble when I didn't...
    transmorphangel transmorphangel 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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    I haven't had a friend in over 5 years that wasn't online. And I've only ever had a girlfriend online. I feel really alone. I'm really introverted, so I don't entirely mind...
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My fiance and I just broke up after 2 years. We had major ups and downs. He is depressed and has a lot of hurdles in his life that had an impact on our relationship. After a...
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    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I know I am a human biologically, yet I don't feel that way mentally. I think about this when I walk around my campus, or when I am with my friends, or co-workers, or with any...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M Nov 22

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    Do you believe me? I want to be in a relationship, but I am not ready. It isn't that I can't wait, or that I even want to be in one. I am just eager. Eager, because I want to...
    sesi1116 sesi1116 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    i feel alienated and just disconnected from humanity and reality and society
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Disconnected.. I feel hollow and in this walking earth, misplaced and disjointed as a ghost in this composition. A shadow of a shadow and never belonging. The thought of love...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Did I did good ? Is it bad I want her to know how I feel ???
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    In a decent one, just wish there was more intimacy. Being a touchy, feeling, talking type, it's very hard being with someone that is closed off and private... makes me wonder what...
    angelonhigh angelonhigh 51-55, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Many believe past relationships are a sign of failure or time they wasted with the wrong person. Yes, relationships leave us with feelings of sorrow, uncertainty, and guilt but...
    Paris46 Paris46 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I have been with my gf for almost a year. We met in college (while we were both with other people) but knew that we wanted to be together. We have since changed our lives to be...
    bw27237 bw27237 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Relationships: learning how to cope your **** in conjunction with another person's **** while trying to have a great time with one another. #notforsissies
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I love the beginning stages of a relationship where you've just met someone, you don't know if they like you like that yet and so you get to flirt with them meanwhile until one of...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F Nov 21

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    Umm.. So it was beautiful, ofcourse at the start, as every relationship is.. but very soon at the initial stage she lost my trust. Not love, I just stopped trusting her but I didn...
    mak2512 mak2512 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    So this is new... Something that a lot of people probably don't hear a lot and to be fair, I don't know why it is either... But here it goes... I have been in 4 relationships so...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Out of a relationship for little over a week and I'm talking to this guy we talked about I but nether of us want a real relationship. We know each other but its been years sense we...
    biancafish13 biancafish13 18-21, F Nov 30

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    9 rules for online friendships/relationships on EP 1. Be honest but not too honest. There are things that you should be totally upfront about. Don't try to hide who you are...
    fullofmemories fullofmemories 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    So I'm 21 and never been in a relationship. I know that there are other people who are in the same boat, but everyone else in my life has had a relationship or are in a...
    rysac rysac 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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    I'm really sorry for the big rant, but I'm feeling pretty panicked at the moment and I need advice. Two weeks ago, everything was perfect. I was happy, and whenever I thought...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I don't even know what to say honestly. But imma try my hardest to tell you what's on my mind right now in the best way possible!! I literately just faced a blunt. Now there is all...
    Casspper Casspper 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I am 17 and I know I'm a bid young and probably nieve but I want a relationship where it's all about being together and not about how much money you have or how big of a thing you...
    slayrdman1 slayrdman1 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 6

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    Well... Certainly I'm not in a 5 thousand miles relationship, but it's enough for me to miss her a lot. We are in a mere 170 miles distance relationship, we got really close last...
    Blsgouros Blsgouros 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi there! I've recently come out of an 8 year long relationship where I was constantly criticized, belittled and mocked. I didn't like it at all, his personality wasn't very nice...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F Nov 23

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    Well, first of all to all those who are in long distance relationship, my deepest felicitations and best wishes for you are brave enough to believe and support each other without...
    DAKtheligislator DAKtheligislator 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    first I have to apologies for my bad english. it's my 3rd language so I probably won't express my thoughts like I would want to also do I make many grammer mistakes so plz guys be...
    melodies1984 melodies1984 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 2

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    Another thing I find very important that I feel is lacking from all of my previous relationships is I am tired of being told so many promising things by my (in)significant other...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I am in a 1446 km LDR. It all began on 4 January. A few days after New Year’s Eve, my life had returned to the normal routine of study, boring days and stress when someone added...
    Chiara92 Chiara92 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I am a bisexual girl in a relationship with another bi girl. We have been dating for almost 4 years but things had been a bit off for the past few months. A couple weeks ago I met...
    bbarnes197 bbarnes197 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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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...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    This is really long but its a very complicated situation... I really need advice though so hopefully someone will read it all.. ex boyfriend (r) and I dated for 3 years. We lived...
    lt623 lt623 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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...
    kerencc12 kerencc12 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Here's a rundown of why I'm so lost right now. Been with this wonderful woman for 9 months, with the 10th rapidly approaching. We've been through a lot in this 9 months. To put in...
    supermario1256 supermario1256 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    toylycc11 toylycc11 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I am afraid of relationships. So much so I have learned that it prevents me from having relationships. Even if I have met someone and we are planning to do something, I'll cancel...
    VarianWrynn VarianWrynn 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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