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I Feel Disconnected In My Relationship

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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 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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    My husbands best friend is in town ( he's an

    acquired taste) I don't mind hanging out with him and his wife, having drinks and chatting... Next thing I know all his buddies are over and I'm sitting here alone. I'm totally fine with dude night but I get told I have to spend time with his best friend and wife... Then it's...
    glamazonmar glamazonmar 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I feel like a right outsider of reality really left out!I feel like I shouldn't be here and I'm completely different to the crowd! I'm so independent and alone in reality... I look...
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    Why are people so horrible ... Inconsiderate kunts !!!
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    I didn't think it was possible to miss human connection. To miss being able to call someone yours. I've reached my limit , I got so used to being alone that now being alone hurts...
    Kaydash Kaydash 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Where i am in this world? i feel i am trapped in a place a bit like hell. I have a man who thinks by taking my medication it will make me love him, its tiring having to try and...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I feel open relationships tear the whole meaning of relationship apart and it's just an excuse for people to flow around with others.
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    I am 29 years old and moved to a different country to be with my boyfriend. We have been together for 4 years, two of them long distance. He is the nicest guy I have ever met and...
    Krisne Krisne 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I was married for 13 years to the man I believed would be with me forever. For the first 5 years, everything was good - I practically fell at his feet every single day out of my...
    kmdogmom kmdogmom 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    My family's african... Like straight out of Africa. but we grew up in the western world. My whole life I grew up in predominately white neighbourhoods. My parents although still...
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    I've been dating this guy for almost 4 years, I am 29 years old and gave my virginity to my boyfriend at 28 - as I wanted to give it to the person I'm going to spend the rest of my...
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    I sometimes feel like I'm the lonelest person ever. I have parents who love me, best friends and I don't get bullied, my family is financially stable, my parents are divorced bit...
    Darkmatterwhitematter Darkmatterwhitematter 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    This past week I have just felt like running away. I love my kids but I feel so disconnected from everyone that I just want to be alone :( I don't necessarily feel depressed, I...
    Canada116 Canada116 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel very alien in my values and tendencies to most of the people I'm surrounded by. I feel no affinity to my family, my regional area, most of my peers at school. I feel very...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been disconnected from the world for a while now and i don't know how to reconnect. I find i am hiding myself away from people just because i don't want to be hurt any more...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    So me and my boyfriend are living together and we have argued a lot already and we have broken up. Honestly I believe it's a bunch of communication and trust issues and honestly I...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have no problems with an interracial relationship at all. I encourage them and having kids in them as well.
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to do about loving and really hating my boyfriend at the same time. We are both very impulsive people who often rush into things but don't do anything half...
    UsuallyHappii UsuallyHappii 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M Aug 30

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    I read this in the elite daily's post. Somehow I really believe that long distance relationship is a chance to be on your own without ever having to feel alone. As in long...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    One thing that is constantly on my mind right now is about my relationship. Straight to the point; We met a year ago, and it was the 3rd month of my foundation year. Honestly I had...
    bellatrixeslove bellatrixeslove 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I really need help and I don't know what to do with this relationship anymore. I have been with my boyfriend for more than a year now. He is in medical school and I'm working...
    TiffyQ723 TiffyQ723 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    I hate this feeling of being insecure. I think my boyfriend infected me with his insecurities. When I first met my boyfriend, he was the one who's clingy, overly jealous (even...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F Aug 22

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    Im a girl who has feelings towards my bestfriend who is a girl too. Im inlove with her for a long time yet still not have gotten over it. We went different ways after I graduated...
    iFuckenLoveYou iFuckenLoveYou 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I was in one, well at least I think I was. I feel embarrassed thinking back about it but at the same time it was what I wanted and still wish for. I was 12 years old, being the...
    flowerchildx flowerchildx 13-15, F Aug 26

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    3 days after being in a relationship I found out that my boyfriend was moving away and in that week he did. We are about to be at 10 months and this relationship has been quite...
    catnat10 catnat10 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Hello everyone, This is my first post here (cross-posted from I Am Interested In Age Gap Relationships), so here goes. I am 23 years old, and love a man who is 42. I've been drawn...
    Pelkha Pelkha 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I feel better about myself as a whole. I am doing well in school, have found something I am passionate for as a career, have a stable family(s), and feel happy. All of a sudden...
    SereneSolidarity SereneSolidarity 18-21, M Sep 9

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    I love my boyfriend to death. He's the only boyfriend I've ever had who hasn't lied to me, cheated on me, abused me (physically or emotionally), or tried to rape me. I will admit...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Relationships for me have been crazy, especially with men who are not from the age group that I like to date, if they are as young as me it's just going to be problematic, even I...
    DirtyCookie DirtyCookie 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I had started my first year of college I went in with a 10 month relationship but it had quickly ended when I found out news that he had given me an Std after visiting the...
    M0nica15 M0nica15 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    [Story from A Lesbi Couple] My partner has been experiencing relationship ocd ever since we have been together 2 and a half months back. it has been a pretty rough journey for the...
    eileenlingyl eileenlingyl 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I have never been in a relationship with anyone. Makes me feel lame sometimes but right now I am confused. Yes, there have been people that I like and people who like me, but I...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    But i need to share my life experience . My parents got divorced when i had 14 , i moved with my mom and sister out of our house . i had few relationships when i had 17 till 18...
    agirlouthere agirlouthere 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm feeling really upset right now. I feel like I'm just an object to men. Someone they can just come back to if they want to get laid or something.. I genuinely want to be more...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F Aug 27

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    My fiance: -says he is boring multiple times -says he is a homebody multiple times -says he doesn't want to go out [unless it is for juice] -he complains about disappointing me and...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F Aug 27

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    AnnieChua AnnieChua 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Hello everyone, This is my first post here, so here goes. I am 23 years old, and love a man who is 42. I've been drawn to people older than me all my life, simply because people...
    Pelkha Pelkha 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I am new here & looking for someone I can relate to on a personal level that has gone through something similar. I am 25 years old and I have been in a relationship for 5 years now...
    gretch024 gretch024 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 8

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