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I Feel Disconnected In My Relationship

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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