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I Miss the Closeness of a Relationship

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    I was married for almost 30 years to a woman who desided not to get intimate any more. I felt the blame and guilt for a long time and I am ashamed. I had a break from reality a few years ago and went downhill from there. Wound up in the hospital after trying to commit suicide a...
    cosmicmuffin cosmicmuffin 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2009

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    I just can't get used to being alone.

    .. I miss talking, cuddling, kissing even just watching TV with someone eating dinner or going for coffee....
    mssst mssst 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    I Miss The Sharing, The Touch Of Another Person.

    I'm happy. I love my job, I have the most wonderful creatures to come home to and love, I have a fortunate life. But.... I have been alone now for almost 2 years, and I miss sharing my life with Someone Special. Sharing the joy, the sadness, the excitement. Even the anger...
    Soozles Soozles 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    When was the last time you were kissed?

    I haven't been kisses in a looooooong time.
    artygurl77 artygurl77 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Spiritual, Physical and Sexual...

    I just miss being with a Lover... the affection, connection and quality time together.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2009

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    I Miss It All

    the pet names the hand holding the knowing they will be their for you that feeling that your wanted wanting to spend time with them wanting the world to know your together i just miss it
    MissTori MissTori 18-21, F Dec 20, 2012

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    If you have to claim a relationship as hard work then you obviously shouldn't be in a relationship to begin with...
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    Although I am lonely and crave love, I am scared of a relationship. I grew up in an extremely dysfunctional abusive family and was the scapegoat. I literally never saw my parents...
    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    it's been months and still no word from my mom, she is still missing. I miss you mom and I hope to see you soon I love you mom
    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Hey there whoever is reading this:) I'm looking because I have never been in a relationship before...I'm looking for a guy who loves drawing and food as much as I do:) whenever I'm...
    wolflover514 wolflover514 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My relationship imploding and we don't know how to stay tied to each other. We keep fighting about the same things and I'm willing to change but there's all these misunderstandings...
    Dreamerrrrrrr Dreamerrrrrrr 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Could be taking a chance by posting this but Idc at this point.... So I'm talking to this guy who is amazing in every way and has some faults but don't we all and I just don't know...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F Jan 11

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    She had to move away for health reasons and ultimately a surgery and I was graduating high school and now attending college back at home so couldn't come along. It's almost been a...
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    My husband and I are currently separated but have been spending more time together lately. We've basically started the entire relationship over and have gotten to a place where we...
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    I am so happy with what I have at the moment ^3^ The closeness, affection and spiritual intimacy amazing.
    XxthedarknesswillgrowxX XxthedarknesswillgrowxX 18-21, F Jan 6

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    for many years I have had the sense that intimacy is sacred and sometimes the closeness I feel with people I have just met has been ecstatic. I love meeting new, open-minded people...
    MycelialAjna MycelialAjna 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well, it has been pretty much a week and a half since me and my girlfriend has spoke any. It's not her fault or mine, if you're wondering. No, her uncle is visiting her and her...
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    smokebombtom smokebombtom 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    kamilleredd kamilleredd 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    lilanow lilanow 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    My 4 month affair ended suddenly when his wife discovered he had been chatting online with other people, mostly from Craigslist personals. I too found this out and confronted him...
    catsanddogs25 catsanddogs25 31-35, F Jan 13

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    My wife died nearly 7 years ago. Still miss her and the house is like a shrine to her and nobody is allowed in. Thats when I first came to EP. I wasn't perfect and if I was better...
    oinkers63 oinkers63 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship yes but I was to scared and shy so it wasn't really a relationship i had liked him for years and I missed my chances he's now gone. But anyway I got...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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