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I My Husband Ignores Me

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    I Cannot Believe It- But I Am Living It!t

     I read all of your stories and I cannot tell you how much your situations sound just like mine. The only differences are the ages of some of you and the length of time for which you have been married! Something hit me as I read all of your stories- a realization- these men...
    Meauburn2008 Meauburn2008 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    I Am Here

    As much as he says he loves me, I have felt underappreciated and my needs overlooked. He has a very solitary personality and is very passive. He doesn't like going out or doing things with me that we could both enjoy at home. When we do go out it's mostly with other people and...
    cleargerman cleargerman 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Glad To See I'm Not Alone.

    My husband and I can go weeks without really saying anything to each other. When we do we are fighting about something. Sometimes I feel like we fight over everything. Kids, food, money, sex, ect. Most time I think it's better to just keep things at chit chat so things are quiet...
    notsohot notsohot 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    sobiarazzaq sobiarazzaq 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Tried

    my dh hasn't really spoken to me directly in a while. I came home from work tonight and asked him what is wrong. he asked why does something have to be wrong. I told him that its not normal to be married and never get a hello, goodbye, how was your day or even an I love you...
    greeneyes1977 greeneyes1977 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    Pregnant And Not In Love

    Hello peeps! Well I met my fiancé 9 months ago in ca we moved very very fast quickly I moved In with him with my 5yo daughter! Not like me at all! But he swept me off my feet and I felt in my heart that it was right , boy was I wrong! He quickly converted me into his housewifey...
    Caligrwn87 Caligrwn87 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    His Daughter Is Destroying Us

    My husband and I have a long history, but we have been together 14 years.  Last year his 17 y/o daughter came to live with us. He has seen her in over 10 years)  And surprise, she was preganant.  I bust my A** to make her feel wanted, do everyting with her and for her to have...
    forthelove forthelove 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    I've Been Ignored For 11 Years

    Hi. I'm in my 11th year of marriage and pregnant with my fifth child. My husband has completely ignored me all our married life. He shares absolutley nothing with me and I'm always the last to know everything. He completely dotes on his friends and reletives and gives me the...
    hopelessmom hopelessmom 31-35 7 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    Why Do I Keep Trying

    My husband has really always ignored me, I just notice it a lot more now.  Smoking weed for the first 24 years of our marriage helped me not to notice.  I was also busy with my children to notice as much.  Now the children are grown.  I always ...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 28 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    I put up the christmas tree alone.

    My husband was home, but was pretending to be busy every time I walked by. I bought and wrapped all of the gifts. I cleaned out the basement again. Cleaned out the garage alone. I shampooed the carpet in the cars. I raked the yard and collected 6 full garbage bag of nuts...
    bellybelle bellybelle 36-40 4 Responses Apr 10

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    What I Mean By "My Husband Ignores Me"

    Hello, Can anybody relate to this?  My husband and I have been married for MANY years now, and things have just gone from bad to worse.  When I say that my husband ignores me, I mean that..... 1)  He NEVER calls me during the day 2)  He never asks me how my...
    Psalm23 Psalm23 41-45, F 243 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    Lonely

    He leaves me at home while he works, and goes to the pub afterward with his mates and doesn't let me come. He comes home and eats dinner then showers, sometimes he'll play video games but usually he just goes to bed. He decides when we get to be intimate, and since I'm gaining...
    poppyjoy poppyjoy 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    My Husband Doesn't Love Me

    I am gonna turn 30 in may have been married for 6 years and i 2 kids. I went out with my husband for 6 years before marrying him. I have given him everything, the best part pf my life i gave him but now i feel like he doesn't care anymore. I feel suffocated in this relationship...
    zarda12 zarda12 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    My Husband Has Recently Started to Ignore Me!

    This is somehing that just recently started. My husband and I have been married for ~2 years now. I recently realized that it seems like hes avoiding me. He spends hours with other female friends, with the neice and nephew, and playing MMORPG's. Just last night, I really...
    nekomimi2479 nekomimi2479 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    We were really great friends

    for years. We used to be really close. After less than a year of marriage I have to beg for his attention he's always too busy for me and I'm tired of crying myself to sleep. This feeling hurts like hell.
    IslandChic82 IslandChic82 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    He's Just Not Nice To Me Anymore

    My husband isn't nice to me. He's not mean either. I just want to be treated nicely. Not ignored and not treated like I don't exist unless he wants to have sex. I don't want to be in a marriage that isn't a real partnership but here I am. Everytime I try to have a conversation...
    catwoman8 catwoman8 41-45 38 Responses Jan 14, 2011

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    My Boyfriend Ignores Me In Front Of Friends And Family.

    I am 34 and have been with my boyfriend for 8 years now. We are extremely happy and are almost perfect with one another until now, so I feel very blessed having him in my life. He is the type of guy who is happy to come straight home to me from work every day and is with me all...
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    I have been withy husband

    for almost 10 years. 6 dating and almost 4 married. I feel that he doesn't desire me sexually or emotionally as much as he use to. Here are some issues that I know have caused obstacles. I have self esteem issues and I have gained a significant amount of weight since we have...
    TA2010 TA2010 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I have been married for 24 years.

    I have two children in college. My husband doesn not text, call , email or even talk to me. A little background info, his father died last year and prior to that his dad was sick in the hospital a lot. Well, I have not eaten dinner with my husband, just the two of us in over...
    jobop13 jobop13 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I Have the Same Issues

    I have been married for six years this weekend and my husband and I never do anything together.  He got me to quit my job of twelve years to stay home and raise the kids, which I wanted to because I truly thought it would help our marriage.  My job caused alot of stress...
    ratsky19 ratsky19 26-30 8 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    My Husband Is Not Good In Bed

    I am 27years old lady, beautiful and married to a cute 31years old man. We were in courtship for few months before we got married 2 years ago. During the courtship, he was never really interested in bed, we did it once a while,he was always telling me that when we are married...
    Honeytony Honeytony 26-30 9 Responses May 3, 2012

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    My Husband Has Just Had It >>>. I Guess

    recently i lied to my husband about downloading **** and he found out so i told him i did it and i was sorry , and now he wouldn't forgive me , he says i lied to his face and he can never trust me again and that if i can lie to his face like that i might as well cheat on him . i...
    sadhousewife sadhousewife 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Alone When We're Together.

    Last night, like most nights, I come to kiss him good night and tell him I'm going to bed.  He is still watching TV.   I gazed into his eyes, and lovingly stroked his hand, and asked, "are you coming to bed soon"?  He replies "yes".I go to bed and read, waiting for him to join...
    ruqiaraqs ruqiaraqs 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    How My Husband Came Back To Me

    i just want to share my experience and testimony here.. i was married for 6 years to my husband and suddenly, another woman came into the picture.. he started hating me and he was so abusive..but i still loved him with all my heart and wanted him at all cost…then he filed for...
    Sonia779 Sonia779 26-30 3 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    What Goes Round Comes Round...

    My partner stopped speaking to me and just ignores me so I do the same to him - I don't let it bother me too much, in fact, I'll talk to him as long as he starts first... ...but I think many of these women here should start treating their husbands exactly the same way...
    truthseekr truthseekr 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    Don't Feel Comfortable At Home Anymore

    I realized today that I don't want to be in my home anymore. I m sitting here with our 3 kids watching tv and he is in his office watching something else. This is how it goes almost every nght. I would rather be somewhere else. I am only worth talking to when he has a problem...
    krawkath krawkath 41-45 11 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    Me, Too!

    I am so happy to know that I am not the only one who is being ignored.  I've been married for almost 20 years...and the last 5 have been hell.  He moved out about 6 months ago, but before that, he ignored me.  He is living with his parents.  He would not talk...
    mama65 mama65 41-45 3 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Confused!

    I have been married for over 15 years and have known each other since I was a teenager. My husband is ten years older than me but this has only ever presented minor problems. We have 3 beautiful, healthy children. My husband is a good financial provider and is the 'fun parent' in...
    mcg40 mcg40 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    He's Emotionally Checked Out

    My husband has made rules. One of them is that I can't ever talk about something I may want in front of or to him. So I'm constantly on guard lest I slip and mention an ad I saw for a washing machine. How is it normal for me to never mention wants and material desires to my...
    contraalto contraalto 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    Can't Believe I'm Even Writing This...

    Some of the things that have happened in my marriage recently are just too creepy and pathetic to mention but...my husband prefers pixelated images to me. I've been reduced to a shadow of my former, confident self and I'm ashamed. I hate that somehow someone outside of me has...
    ImpishToad ImpishToad 41-45, F 3 Responses May 20, 2012

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    My toddler girl has been having tantrums most

    of the morning. I'm not sure what set her off. Anyways, I called my H and asked him to come home from work, but he said he had meetings and things to do. He spoke to her over the phone to try to calm her down. It didn't work. He said he'd come home when he's done with his work...
    AriaShakti AriaShakti 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Abused And Neglected

    I've been wit my husband 4 yrs married for 2 yrs n in the beginning everything was great but den I found out he cheated on me 4 days before n after we got married den left me at 3mths pregnant to be wit her I was devastated cause he was thefirst guy I can honestly say dat I loved...
    khadijah27 khadijah27 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    My Husband Impotent

    and he also not interested in my needs. Its loveless marriage to me. I ask him to help me to pleasure me but he think its disgusting thing to do
    tirowki tirowki 31-35, F 13 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    Same Here... And I'm Only 22

    I am a 22year old mother of two. and my husband has no time for me , even though he is unemployed. I know for sure he is not cheating because he's with me all the time, but it's like I'm invisible even though we are in the same room together.  Then I try to tell him how I...
    Lovin26 Lovin26 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Ignored and Undermined

    My husband and I have been married for 14 years. He's an awesome father but a horrible husband. He ignores me. On a daily basis, we're both concerned about the kids, but he is a little overly so. He makes time to do anything they want, anytime. But if I even ask him to watch a...
    twelu twelu 36-40, F 30 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Newlywed

    I haven't been married very long, its only been 8 months, but in the past couple months my husband has been drastically different with me. I cry myself to sleep at night because it feels like my husband doesn't love me anymore. He blames it on stress, on being unemployed for...
    agallod agallod 26-30 2 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Ok, warning this is going to be long!

    I am at a loss in life. I have been married for almost 10 yrs, with him for almost 15. Things between us were always good,( not perfect of course) until about 7 years ago. I am married to a 38 yr old disabled veteran. We have a total of 4 kids, 2 are his, 1 mine and 1 is ours...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 22

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    From A Man

    Ladies, i am sorry that you are being ignored by your man. It is a terribly lonel;y feeling. My wife ignores me so i appreciate how you feel. It is not something exclusive to women. i know I am not the only man being ignored by my wife. please know that the pain is felt on our...
    Deepressed Deepressed 46-50, M 12 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    I Thought My Husband Was Cheating

    It turns out he is not cheating. I had suspicions because he was going out and staying out late as well as going to the gym really late. He was actually doing what he said he was doing. Now he is calling me to let me know where he is and when he's coming home. He spends more...
    missybaby29 missybaby29 36-40, F 2 Responses May 20, 2011

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    My Love

    he is extremely successful. he is extremely sexy. i could only say that there is no one else above him except.. he is much too jealous. he is much to secretive. deceptive. i cannot handle this. it is why i have broken away. all can be well...
    scandalouspeach scandalouspeach 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    Can You See Me?

    My husband can't. He works out of town one week out, one week in. We live through our cell phones. He quit drinking and smoking three years ago but since he started working out of town he started doing both again. He lies to me about drinking and smoking. I found a pack yesterday...
    Daina77 Daina77 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    My husband and I have two kids together

    and he has a son who lives with us (my stepson). Anyways, my husband not only ignores me a lot, he also acts embarrassed by me if he takes me somewhere... We recently went to a wedding and he started acting nervous and fidgety if I ever got into a conversation or spoke to any...
    runnermama88 runnermama88 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    "help Me, I Hate My Husband"...............

    I think i hate my husband. I love him but i'm start to hate the sight of him. We never get to spend time together and i am bitter over it He is careless with his finannces and i am tired of being a baby sitter. I should talk to him instead of writting you but when i try all he...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    Hello....hi im new. But just wana share my

    story. My relationship with my husband is a sad case. We fuss and fight almost everyday and they last for days long. He say I complain too much but I complain about things like the trash not being taking out or him playing the game all night of things of that nature. As for him...
    calhughes91 calhughes91 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    1s93ck 1s93ck 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Was It Always Like This?

    I find myself asking this question to myself everyday. Was it always like this and I just didn't realize it or was to blind to see it. In the beginning sex was nice, meaningless and awesome. Two rabbits mating. we had our children and something happened when we got married...The...
    escapingthecloset escapingthecloset 31-35, F 12 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    He's Emotionally Checked Out

    My husband has made rules. One of them is that I can't ever talk about something I may want in front of or to him. So I'm constantly on guard lest I slip and mention an ad I saw for a washing machine. How is it normal for me to never mention wants and material desires to my...
    contraalto contraalto 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 1, 2012

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    Withhold Sex?

    So I've done everything to make myself better n he still doesn't pay attention to me, or take me to do anything I'm interested in even when I beg him. The only time he pays attention to me is for sex. So should I withhold sex ti get my feelings across and give him a taste of his...
    Caligrwn87 Caligrwn87 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Shannon4280 Shannon4280 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I Feel Lonely 24/7

    I'm 21 and my husband is 23. We've been married for about a year now in July. I'm also pregnant with our first child, that will be here in July too. I constantly feel alone, ignored, unnoticeable even when he's home. I've tired talking to him about I feel, giving him hints and it...
    JZ2012 JZ2012 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    Ignored By Husband!

    I have been married for a year now.....and I should say that the time I got married I thought I was the luckiest bride ever on earth. My husband was like head over heels in love with me, he would not be away from me even a minute. Then months passed, things changed, our opinions...
    paddie07 paddie07 22-25 3 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    Neglectful Husband

    I have five children, have been married to my husband for 18 years and been with him for 20 years. I am miserable, he overlooks me, opens doors for other women and slams them in my face. I dread going out anywhere with him, the thought of it makes me feel sick. He has always...
    mmwoodford mmwoodford 36-40 4 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    I love being able to lay in bed with my husband and just joke around and watch t.v till we fall asleep....i'm so glad i found someone i can just talk with and be wrapped up in...
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