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I Feel Disconnected In My Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    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 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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    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 18-21 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Being lonely doesn't always mean you hate being alone. Sometimes it is just a longing for connection.. To experience romance. Wanting a relationship doesn't mean you need one.. It...
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    If we are universal travelers ,I do believe this is the only earthly place they feel we can stay , My theory as crazy as is sounds. We come from a place with no emotions , bodies...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 5 days ago

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    It's kind of a depressing thing to realize just how little I feel, emotionally, on a daily basis. I'm really disconnected from people and in this new city, I don't know anyone...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F Mar 20

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    Had a kind of major event in my life happen two weeks ago. Since then, feels like something in my brain, like a wire, got disconnected
    Cosmicmutt Cosmicmutt 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    My emotions run on such overdrive that they burn out. Then I feel nothing. Then I feel everything. The official term is Emotionally Detached. I read these links and they fit me...
    ecofox ecofox 22-25 1 day ago

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    Top ten questions about relationships with psychopaths/narcissists. I took this from the site psychopathfree.com. I found it to be very helpful. 1. Is he / she really a psychopath...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend feels so clingy sometimes that it drives me up the wall. And I feel guilty about feeling this way because the only way to keep the relationship alive is through...
    emeraldangel523 emeraldangel523 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I've finally been able to convince my husband that I really do want to be in a relationship like this, although I refrain from referring to my desired relationship as DD or TIH...
    taliahood taliahood 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hallo, anyone...This is my first post and i do really need your help... I have too much to say but i don't know how to say.There is a nice couple that i know one of them is my...
    mariavita mariavita 36-40, F Feb 28

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    At least I think I was in one. I am not sure if he was someone who was narcissistic or antisocial behavorial disorder but a lot of people tend to agree that he had these tendencies...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    While expressing your needs and feelings in a positive way to your significant other is a good foundation for resolving conflicts and building a healthy relationship, these skills...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Mar 5

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    I honestly don't know how to feel about myself at all anymore. I've been dating this guy for 7 months Nd I just don't feel good enough for him at this point. I feel like I can't...
    DyingLightx DyingLightx 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    My boyfriend wants a non-monogamous relationship. He keeps saying he loves the connection we have, and he says he feels like it would still be there between us even if we broke up...
    Jarka123 Jarka123 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Our relationship started off with the wrong step. We moved too quickly and it has been going down ever since... We became 'official' October 4th 2014. Exactly 1 month later was...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I let him in and he destroyed me. So basically, I'm writing this right now because I feel the need to speak out about what I went/am going through. As most painful heartaches...
    LittleMissDuck LittleMissDuck 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I feel there something wrong with my relationship with my 8months boyfriend. Been through quite a lot and now, recently feel that's I get irritated by him quite often, almost...
    badromance96 badromance96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I have been with the guy I am currently dating for 1 year and 3 months now. It was great to begin with and but now we've drifted apart. He has cheated on me twice and every time I...
    kateleanne kateleanne 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I'm in a long distance relationship, but I think I should end it. The more I think about him (we'll call him Chris*), the more I think we want different things. Chris* seems to...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 13

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    (I only just realised how long this is but if you could stick with it is really appreciate it.) have a 'friend' from school that has really got me down and annoyed me over the last...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I would love to be in a relationship . I really want to know what it's like to have someone that you can talk to & bother 24/7 . Someone who you can tell everything to . Someone...
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    We should never feel powerless or trapped in a relationship. In fact, if either person feel powerless or trapped, the relationship doesn't teally exist. Because that's what...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    It didn't make sense that no one was interested in being around me. Now I have a few reasons why they might seem to make sense to me, but then I didn't. To me felt like you would...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 18

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    It's currently 11:58pm Friday night. My beloved has had work at 3pm and would finish around 9pm. Yet he is not home. (no call, no nothing) We live in a small country town with two...
    belynda01 belynda01 22-25, F Mar 6

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    I feel like matchmaking is harder then it looks and women try to do it without thinking about the man first unless we are on millionaire matchmaker. I know we have to think about...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 3 Responses Mar 8

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    I know being in a loving relationship has it's obvious advantages, as well as apparently to do with our emotional well being and giving us a longer life span - (unless it's unhappy...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I just broke up with my bf of 2yrs. He's a great man but i feel like our relationship is not working anymore. I have not been happy in the last couple of months. I feel more alone...
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was with a man for 10 years (married for 7), who was verbally and emotionally abusive. I loved him so much and would've done anything for him, so I put up with it. I also suffer...
    orangesky275 orangesky275 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I get so enmeshed in any relationship w/a guy, that it then causes me anxiety, depression, fear, feelings of vein trapped, etc, even tho the guy does nothing to "make" me feel this...
    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I've really been struggling recently with my relationship with my girlfriend. I understand that we only have three and a half more months left in our relationship, but I think that...
    Charlespappas Charlespappas 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    My marriage is a horror story. My husband is lucky to even call me his wife. I'm beautiful, intelligent, & loyal. We also have a gorgeous son. To start off with, I met my husband...
    dbdz dbdz 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    After my long term relationship ended; all the other dates/relationship just ended in rejections, in heartbreaks. The most recent one is with a one year unofficial relationship...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 5 days ago

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