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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 deeply feel disconnected.. I'm building walls to keep people out, to see who's cares enough to break into them. As the clock ticks, I'm drawn more into myself.. I feel like I...
    ShallowPink ShallowPink 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Right now, I feel as if someone I care about is ignoring me. I don't want to let it affect me so strongly, but it does. I graduated recently, and the experience made me feel really...
    UubrixLila UubrixLila 22-25, F Jun 27

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    Sorry. It's my fault. It seems like whether it's in person,txting, social apps, etc. Everybody feels like I'm trying to ignore them. I'm not. I'm sorry. Things are just weird now...
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I am a step-mom to 3 boys... I am 25 years old, and adopted out my son when I was 17... I am now helping to raise an 8 year old, 7 year old and a 5 year old... Lately I have been...
    KaeMarie3 KaeMarie3 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    If I tell anyone I know that I pretty much always feel lonely, I'll probably be smacked in the face and get called dramatic. I just moved to a new city recently, so I guess now I...
    0hman 0hman 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I started dating someone new May 27th 2014 after a break up May 5th 2014. It happened to be my exboyfriend's best friend. We met by accident on Plenty Of Fish dating website, he...
    jazzybelle1994 jazzybelle1994 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need help. I cant tell what i really feel for this guy, But I miss him and My heart hurts when I think about him. (This might sound crazy and dramatic but it's true, life can...
    baby9527 baby9527 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Long story short the final straw came Friday night when I found out he was planning on meeting another woman and the details were sketchy about whether or not they wanted to keep...
    Benassi Benassi 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Since my break up with the girl I was dating I feel real empty and alone...especially working away from family and friends...haven't felt like this in such a long time..been up all...
    Ruckuss77 Ruckuss77 36-40, M 1 Response 48 mins ago

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    I just recently cut a lot of bogus people in my life off. It seems like everyone I try to get close to ends up, getting kicked to the curb, cause of some vicious lie, or form...
    WillowAskWhy WillowAskWhy 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    something that I've never had in 1 freakin relationship, not much counting on it to happen either, not going to stay single the rest of my life but not expecting anything great...
    beca0a1 beca0a1 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I don't know why but I just can't. I can tell when people love me but I can't love them back, I just don't feel it no matter how hard I try. It's like I'm disconnected from...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    My boyfriend and I met a few days before I had to leave to work abroad for 5 months. We fell right into love and have been connected and happy for the past 3 and a half months...
    firefly2610 firefly2610 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You are right there 250 feet away we just made love and yet I feel so disconnected from you. I know you have health issues but don't we all however you can't seem to get past that...
    secretlife19 secretlife19 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    So, I've been trying to astral project for almost a year now. This morning at around two o'clock I'm pretty sure I finally pulled it off. Had sleep paralysis, vibrations, and I...
    ddiddi58 ddiddi58 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    The Difficulty of Personal Legends: LDRs - The computer crashed and I'm left feeling absolutely terrible about it. Not my fault exactly, however just knowing that it makes it...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    When I fall in love, I repeatedly look for problems, sometimes manufacturing them out of whole cloth and sometimes dramatically exaggerating either the magnitude or the...
    DominicRain DominicRain 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I wish I wasn't always feeling like someone less than equal. I wish I was out of the relationship I am in now, and in a relationship with a person who could love me for me. When I...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Saw this on another page, and it really is worth reading if you are in a bad relationship and know it. July 10. Ending Relationships. It takes courage and honesty to end a...
    toolatetoapologise toolatetoapologise 51-55, F Jul 10

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    I have been with my current boyfriend for close to six years. He is really the only guy I have ever been with in any serious way and during our freshman year in college, he broke...
    gobrooke gobrooke 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    So I finally move and by this time I move & I figure I had a grasp on relationships/love so I told my self I wasn't going to get into relationships till the time was right, I had...
    Jitsallgood Jitsallgood 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I think we all have an idealist idea about "the perfect relationships". I've had several long term relationships in the past, some long distant relationships. I find trust and...
    jetetter jetetter 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Everybody is so so much closer than me...when my friends and I meet new people they always relate to them better and they always hangout with them, not me. The people who I thought...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    After almost 2 years of being single, I just got into a relationship again. This guy is my type and he's very sweet. He's serious about pursuing a relationship with me, I wanted to...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    After 7 years of being in a relationship and living together for the past year, my boyfriend and I ended our relationship and cut all contact. About a month ago there was an...
    beachbum18 beachbum18 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    For a very long time, I've been searching for a place to tell my story. This seems like my best bet so far, so here goes. When I was 14, I was in my first real relationship. It...
    junelily junelily 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I feel like a terrible person rightnow... and I don't know what to do anymore... I'm already in a long distance for 8 months.. He lives 8 hours away by train.. We barely manage to...
    sahikat sahikat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been dating this guy for six months. This is my first more serious relationship after a previous twelve year relationship. Embarrassed to say I did meet this guy online. We...
    suzy0118 suzy0118 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Casey and I am 16 years old and currently in a long distance relationship with a boy whom is also 16. I live in California and my boyfriend lives in New York. We...
    TheOddChild TheOddChild 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I feel like a horrible person because of it. I really wasn't planning on talking about this on EP, but the emotions I'm feeling and the fact that I really have no one to talk to...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I would really appreciate some input here, i know this is kind of long but I would be glad to hear from anyone who has any advice for me. I'm 18 years old, I just graduated from...
    sidkyd99 sidkyd99 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Yeah I do,I have lots of fears,which I guess relationships tend to magnify more.One of those fears is losing people I'm close to,feeling they'll leave me and I'll be alone again a...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I am married and we have a one year old. We have always have certain issues between us - an up and down relationship where everything is 'perfect' one minute then suddenly from...
    Bosnell02 Bosnell02 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I know I'm still at a young age and will probably find someone again blah blah, but it hurts to have heart broken by someone you thought loved you. My first relationship was awful...
    anyoneoutthere1 anyoneoutthere1 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Long Distance Relationship aren’t always ideal. In fact, they’re really tough. You spend countless of hours just talking through a phone or through a screen. You can’t see...
    AJAY2404 AJAY2404 31-35, M 8 Responses Jul 8

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    Background: I am married, we just celebrated our two-year wedding anniversary last week (have been together for almost 7 years though, and living together almost all of that time...
    peachy127 peachy127 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I been in a realtionship with my bf who is now my ex for 2 1/2 years off and on, it just ended for good and i kicked him out of my life. I honestly don't want to relive the past...
    Soups Soups 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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