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I Feel Disconnected In My Relationship

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21 3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    NinaPants97 NinaPants97 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Your relationship is only as real as your emotions .... Without the feelings no relationship has life to it .... Me and my girlfriend Alex share this connection<3<3<3...
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    My emotions confuse me. My mind is a jumbled mess. I can't think. I don't feel sadness anymore, I just feel nothing. Numb. Completely disconnected from the world around me. The...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is anyone fairly content living in a relationship like this? I think my partner and I are usually content without a rip roaring sex life. Everything else in our relationship is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    You would think that a person with such a large nuclear family could not possibly feel alone and disconnected. Add to that mother, sister, brothers and a few friends it's ludicrous...
    colorbuff colorbuff 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    FightingFeelings FightingFeelings 31-35 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "I could never be that good." We hear this phrase sometimes... probably have even said it about ourselves in certain situations. Emotions get us in trouble sometimes, don't they...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Shahedansharif Shahedansharif 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm feeling...numb, to be honest. I broke up with him, failed at going No Contact, spent two HORRIBLE months considering going back together and suffering from worse abuse than...
    womaninchains womaninchains 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    And there I was, in that place, attending a convention, where it was 2pm, I was listening to speakers. I WAS TORN. My introversion wanted to withdraw into my room, draw a hot bath...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I guess I am not ready for one. I don't know how to get to a place where I will be ready for one. This really sweet and attractive and lovely guy clearly wants to get to know me...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    There has been one "relationship" in my life that has been toxic. I met Nick online several years ago. He said all the right things, wanted to spend time with me, claimed to...
    mica3021 mica3021 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    i walked with you, i talked with you, i laughed with you.. but, when you asked me who i was or what i did or what i thought or what i felt.. i wouldn't say.. I'd just make a joke...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Feb 2

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    My bf and I started dating a year ago. He was just coming out of a relationship with the mother of their then 2 year old child. He hid the relationship for a long time, but then...
    franklymydear42 franklymydear42 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    Its is my first story ,and this site is a very good medium to share your inner feeling . I met a girl on omegle (she was using it very first time ) two year back from today . And...
    itshardtofindtruelove itshardtofindtruelove 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    It hurts mostly everyday I still get emotional I can still picture everything that happened I can still feel her hands banging against my head. How the first month's it was just...
    Introvertedchild18 Introvertedchild18 18-21 2 Responses Feb 1

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    continuation… She was unhappy with the relationship that they have with her boyfriend, I told her that I will not let her love me more than him, what I just want is let me love...
    stunnedprincess stunnedprincess 22-25, F Feb 1

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    There was one person that I met on my first job. A person whom become my friend, best friend, partner in all the crazy stuffs that I do. Every day we had exchanges of messages...
    stunnedprincess stunnedprincess 22-25, F Feb 1

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    The last two days have been difficult and revealing. For the first time in my life I am able to allow myself to grieve. In the past I had destractions in abundance. Everything...
    VikingIcePrincess VikingIcePrincess 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Sometimes I get so frustrated, when I was younger I has such a deep connection with myself I knew exactly what I was feeling and why, now I feel stupid and disconnected with myself...
    PoetryApocolypse PoetryApocolypse 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I'm really scared of relationships, but I'm desperate for one. Just to feel that love and have someone to focus on. I hope one day it can happen, if I were religious I'd pray for...
    AlphaGoat AlphaGoat 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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