I Need Affection and Intimacy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 296 People

    I want to be in a relationship

    where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert
    51-55, M
    Nov 24, 2014

    Making Friends

    I am wanting to share my thoughts and you share yours. I like to communicate stories, advice, and give support. :-)
    lovetotalk2013 lovetotalk2013
    56-60, F
    Aug 9, 2013

    More And More Lately

    For a while it was to a dangerous level where it was seriously affecting my ability to concentrate on anything else. I'm 18 and have never had a romantic relationship. And I know it's fairly normal for this to happen, but I still feel like it is something I personally need. But...
    The12thdoctor The12thdoctor
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2011

    Laying in bed naked..

    . I'm not alone, but I might as well be. Frustrated.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2015

    Do We Struggle With Real Intimacy

    Most everyone at one time or another has some fear of intimacy and so we all instinctively fear communication for this reason. One of the problems is that our fears are as unique as our finger points. Your fear of intimacy has a different shading than mine. Some may fear...
    ellenooo ellenooo
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2012

    2 Things That Are Missing...

    Very little affection on a regular basisVery infrequent intimacy and always of the plain vanilla varietyI am not a perv or a sex fiend or someone who has to have someone clinging to him 24/7I am comfortable being by myself and/or doing other non-romantic/non-sexual things most of...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 17, 2011

    My wife ignores me and avoids any contact with

    me in the bedroom. I am dying for lack of love.
    Pantybuona Pantybuona
    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 16, 2013

    Married 20 Years And More Lost Than Ever!

    Hello all! I have been with the same woman for almost over 20 years. I was very upfront and Honest about my need for Intimacy. Both physical and emotional! We were high school sweethearts and became pregnant unexpectedly! With our teenage minds we seen it as a sign that we were...
    shabba0614 shabba0614
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    Passive-aggressive Husband = Lonely Wife

    Hello - I've been scouring the internet for hours, wishing I could find someone, somewhere to talk to who would understand.   My husband is normally very kind & considerate, but he can turn on a dime, becoming brooding, sullen, withdrawn, etc.  He used to love to touch me & was...
    DejaVuZoo DejaVuZoo
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Jul 23, 2011

    i Have wrote once before about this man in my

    life and how he does not want to label ouR relationship. we are friends we live together we sleep together. but he hasnt touched me in a week like no touching at all. when we are in bed i may try to touch him in someway even if its my foot barely touching his, he will say loudly...
    cassandra1122 cassandra1122
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2014

    I closed my eyes n thought of him He

    surrounded me with his hands. Covering me in the most delicate places I could feel his breadth and responded with a soft moan
    LAsuperstar LAsuperstar
    70+, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

    I need some advice. How can two polar opposite

    (emotion-wise) people expect to spend the rest of their lives together? I thrive off intimacy and affection. My boyfriend admits to not being intimate and the ONLY time he's the slightest bit affectionate is when he wants to initiate sex. I thought that this was something that I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

    Like Breathing

    my marriage has failed, and one of the many reasons is the lack of affection and intimacy. my husband has chastised me for demanding affection. he says it can't be demanded. i have been guiltridden because i've considered that maybe i shouldn't have asked for affection, maybe i...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Mar 21, 2009
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