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I Need Emotional Intimacy

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    I need the "I love you" and the random hugs and kisses. I wish my husband was more emotionally expressive. I just completely stopped trying to show him how much I love him. I just...
    iDntCurr iDntCurr 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 12

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    I'm extremely emotional & my husband is not. He doesn't respect my feelings. Tells me I feel too much.
    addicted1977 addicted1977 36-40, F 35 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Sara Evans - Saints And Angels We're only human baby We walk on broken ground We lose our way We come unwound We turn in circles baby We're never satisfied We fall from grace...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I would like to have someone feed my emotions...and treat me very lovingly..make me feel loved. I want this from a guy...now! Trying to stay strong and not text my ex...that would...
    JustLaniece JustLaniece 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Is There Such A Thing? - It's amazing as I read through the stories here just how much we all resonate with one another. It is difficult to share how I feel without repeating what...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    I want some one to connect with. Someone to make me feel good and I'll make them twice as better. We don't have to be a couple but knowing I have someone on my side would make me...
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Sometimes I wish someone could just hug me. After my relationship, I haven't hugged anyone, and things haven't been going well emotionally for me, like I really need a hug, but...
    liznerd liznerd 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    My Personal Growth - Having tried so hard to meld together with the woman of my life for the last 22 years, I now feel like a complete failure after 6 months of separation. I’ve...
    Passionateheartman Passionateheartman 46-50, M 16 Responses May 10, 2012

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    I want to be a Mom so bad that whenever I get my period I feel let down, depressed and halted in my aspirations. I'm Turning 33 this year and I'm scared it might never happen. My...
    crossyourheart crossyourheart 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I'm having a hard time finding a man that wants to really get to know me instead of just talk about sex. My number is not 1800 talk-dirty-to-me. Any other women feel that way?
    tamarah74 tamarah74 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 25

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    I feel like mine & my boyfriends relationship of 2 years has no intimacy anymore. I feel like all we do is bicker and **** each other off. There hasn't been intimacy for a while...
    JerseyRoyaltyx0 JerseyRoyaltyx0 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    Emotional Intimacy - Sex is the easy part. Even if alone you can get yourself through and have some physical release. No problem. Its the emotional intimacy that cant be filled...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    I've never had an emotional connection to any of the people I've ever dated (if you could consider 5 people, cumulative 20 days, 2hours hanging out dating) and I desperately want...
    Aacxis Aacxis 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Ever since my breakup recently, this is the last thing I have to get over about her, this is something I need in my life again, I'm still young and I know I will have this feeling...
    Chris220292 Chris220292 22-25, M Feb 7

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    I need it from justin haha
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I just miss cuddling and laughing and really enjoying the presence of someone..
    jeennalouise jeennalouise 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    I just want someone to hold. A guy who can fulfill my emotional needs and be there for me. So many times we think of intimacy as sex but it's not it's knowing and connecting with...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    So I met this guy on EP awhile ago. He was a bit of an insomniac like me. He was married, loved music, and was really lonely. We kept each other company and talked about crazy...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    Always Feel Loved (Poem) - When life’s burdens get out of hand; Always feel loved. If things don’t happen exactly as planned; Always feel loved. When the forest you’re in...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 4 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I'd sleep with men just to get it. Just to be held, caressed. I'd be ready before i got undressed. I need your lies, only for tonight. I'll be gone by morning, don't call me...
    Adaptationn Adaptationn 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 20

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    I Want To Fall In Love Again - It has been six months since I found out you were cheating. 180 days of solitude. I gave so much, 22 years, three beautiful children,everything you...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    So I'm officially going sullibate because my boyfriend doesn't know how to treat me right, and he doesn't deserve my body. He can go eff himself, literally, if he's going to be an...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Deeper Connection... - Intimacy is like a craving when you have walls so high and so strong they cannot be broken. It is like someone has put the one thing you want behind...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    I feel so alone lately. I have been feeling like this for such a long time and I don't know how to fix it. I just need someone in my life who I can connect with very deeply...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    I truly hate sleeping alone. The desire to touch human skin is so strong, a soothing therapy I've found I don't do well without.
    ChizzyVanGogh ChizzyVanGogh 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    Sometimes I say dream about the dates I wanna have with you, only to realise you're with somebody else. Sigh..
    aldrincr aldrincr 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Being an introvert and highly insecure about myself based on my past (my father, male acquaintances, and almost every man in my life not wanting much to do with me), I never...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    I cook, clean, work, dance, love outdoor activities, iron clothing, clean my house, hang up laundry and vacuum/mop the house, everyday we were together not because i had to but...
    meupalavras meupalavras 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Creativity Make A Good Personality.[think In Creative] - Personality is the particular combination of emotional, attitudinal, and behavioral response patterns of an individual. I...
    xvampirex xvampirex 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    I'm missing a woman's perspective, tender emotional love and care. Are there women in Sydney (who can relate to the local conditions and environments) willing to be an online chat...
    naturelove691 naturelove691 46-50, M Mar 27

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    I'm worried that I'm crippling my own relationships by letting myself run away as fast and far as I can and that scares me. I guess I'd feel safe again if I was close to someone.
    gmguisadio gmguisadio 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    The Forgotten Girl - You won’t remember me. I have become another one of them now, the forgotten girl. You won’t remember my name but you once knew it well; you once thought...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 35 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    My friend killed herself on Christmas Eve. I'm straight, but at times I felt like I was in love with her. Maybe it was because she a lesbian and she was in love with me, but she...
    ASeaInACup ASeaInACup 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 1

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    Lol, so I don't really know what emotional intimacy is, but I think I need it. I guess? Lol
    LemCC LemCC 13-15, M Feb 21

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    Roommates Or Soulmates - It's difficult when the person you had planned to live happily ever after. With decides that being roommates is good enough You long to be able to share...
    goodwinimbad goodwinimbad 51-55, M 12 Responses May 12, 2012

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    What more is there to say? Im lonely and largely ignored.
    BigTexDfw BigTexDfw 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    What I Yearn For - I am at the stage in my life where it is important for me to experience emotional intimacy once again. I want to be comfortable sharing myself with that one...
    EbonyLady EbonyLady 41-45, F 18 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Emotions are so overrated by underestimations. People are afraid to create bonds because we fear what is to happen. We shouldn't let our fears dictate our actions. For once, I wish...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I'm sick of guys leaving me for $l utty girls. Like I'm sorry I don't post pictures with my stuff hanging out, I'm sorry I don't act thirsty for the D. What happened to the...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 22

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    Pathetic??? - I need someone i can tell anything to and not be judged, ridiculed or laughed at Someone i can let my guard down with and not regret it Someone i can tell my dreams...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 70 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    We live in the age of texting and Facebook as suitable ways to maintain friendships. They help, but I want something real.
    singalot singalot 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Am I being overly sensitive? I'm dating and have a child with man who doesn't like to show or give emotion to me, while I'm consistently wanting to hug and kiss him and say "I...
    scther1314 scther1314 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Married Without Intimacy Is Worse Than Being Single - I'll say it right up front. I'm codependent.  I'm a romantic. I feel the best way to enjoy something is to share it with...
    FlauntTheImperfections FlauntTheImperfections 41-45, M 15 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    I have been married for ten years an during that time my husband just talks to me less an less. I just need to make a connection with someone who cares I at least exist.
    kizzoy kizzoy 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I have never wanted to NEED anyone. It's a vulnerable feeling I can't stand-and nearly EVERY ******* person who I've tried to allow into that deeply personal space has been...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Tonight I realized I haven't had human contact in a long time, and I don't mean anything sexual though I admit it's been awhile but simple human contact. No handshakes or hugs or...
    fadedmind fadedmind 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I trust me. I find comfort in knowing that I am my own best friend, but I long for someone who can really relate to me.. Having "the one that got away" is so painful.
    MaeRose4 MaeRose4 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    I want someone who will make me happy and makes me giggle. I want someone to love and them to love me back ! Darn I miss being in love :). I miss the hugs , the kisses n knowing...
    liveforever1 liveforever1 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I want someone to gently run their fingertips along my body, give me butterflies and kiss me gently.
    bluefrogs247 bluefrogs247 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 3

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    Ultimately Yours - Travels unfold faces, places Stories of hearts to be told Feelings of like, love shy and bold No destination in mind just working against time Each day...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 8 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Myriads of stars in the sky of my life But not a single one in my lonely nights Only you the recurring comet of my life Was i born with you, was our destiny tied ? When will you...
    persypussy persypussy 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22