I Am a Second Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    I'm married to a man

    who was married before and has two children from that marriage. Their union was by no means perfect, but I am haunted by it. When we starting dating, it didn't seem like such a big deal. I never saw the kids and so I never thought of them or the ex. Obviously, I started to see...
    secondandunhappy secondandunhappy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2014

    Shocking Discovery

    My husband was married before he married me. This I knew. He said they had been together eight years but they got divorced when she couldn't have kids. I believed this story for a year after we got married. One day, I was cleaning the house, when a woman showed up at my doorstep...
    rasia1 rasia1
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2013

    Morning After..he Really Said That

    It's been awhile since I've written anything but believe me you there has not been a shortage of 2nd wife experiences. Our recent arguments over the last few days have been brutal. Brutal how you ask? For one he has told me to get out find somewhere else to go,let's see other...
    SharasShadow SharasShadow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2012

    Second Wife.second Place. Second Best

    I never thought I'd ever be married yet alone be married so young (20 years young). The 'hallucinations' of my ideal marriage would being happily married to a wonderful man that was no doubt my soul mate. In my hallucination I had a beautiful, big, joyous occasion of a wedding...
    SharasShadow SharasShadow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2012

    Need Advice!!

    I have never been married but this is the only group I feel that could relate. My boyfriend and I have been together since he separated with his ex wife... which has been a year and a half. They are now divorced. Although we are not married, the subject of marriage has...
    rae622 rae622
    26-30, F
    Aug 30, 2013

    I'm not a second wife yet

    but I know my boyfriend is going to propose soon. We've been together since I was 17 and he was 18 so for 4 and a half years now. When we first started dating I knew he had two daughters and an ex wife which didn't bother me at the time but now it drives me nuts. I lost my...
    Ashhhhx Ashhhhx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    I Feel No Place In This

    I am from a very conservative place and married this man from a very open culture, I just wanted simple basic things a couple would want. A religious wedding.. the surprise of a baby coming to the family..enjoy looking for our first house.. well we were both married before but I...
    alwayssecond alwayssecond
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 12, 2009

    Thin Ice! Touchy Subject

    hubby&i are currently trying to conceive our first of many bundles and up until yesterday we thought we were pregnant with our first. my girl time started yesterday after being about 3 days late. i was starting to get comfortable with sharing my petite frame with a little one,he...
    SharasShadow SharasShadow
    18-21, F
    Mar 24, 2012

    Stepmom Support! :)

    MISSION: The Enlightened Stepmothers' Group is here to help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and help you better relate and understand your situation and role as a Stepmother. We work towards having a healthy, well-functioning stepfamily! :) We are The Sisterhood of Stepmothers...
    EnlightenedStepmoms EnlightenedStepmoms
    41-45, F
    Aug 27, 2009

    And Im Not Happy About It....

    my chauvinist husband thinks im not woman enough for him on my own...  what a pig..  I  think my adam's apple isnt helping =(
    badbinary badbinary
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2012

    Approach With Caution

    Last night my husband and I resolved a 4-day feud after hours of confessions, hurt feelings and shock. One thing led to another and we were all over the place in hot steamy passion. Fast forward past the awesome amazing love making,he realizes that my girl time is late. At that...
    SharasShadow SharasShadow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2012

    He spent the day with her

    and their daughter. Idk why but every time he comes home after, even if he takes a shower, I just feel completely uncomfortable and turned off from him. Why do I feel like this? It didn't start until after I became pregnant with our daughter and he came home smelling like...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

    Shara's Shadow

    I'm 20 years young, recently married&my newly wed husband was recently widowed in 2011F ebruary 2011 to be exact. when his first wife,Shara passed away while trying to give birth to their daughter. Their little girl didn't make it either. We started dating June 2011. Before we...
    SharasShadow SharasShadow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2012


    My story starts 17 years ago. I met a man that had just had his wife leave him for another man. We both had a child when we met and things were alot like a roller coaster. But weve made it. For 17 years I guess I always knew I wasnt her. Shes tall,thin and married to a man that...
    mitzied mitzied
    1 Response Feb 25, 2009

    Second Hand Family

    So my husband&i have been trying to conceive on and off for about 6 months and this morning i took a pregnancy. My body gave me reason to believe this was it,a baby is in the making. So when it comes back negative and i am naturally upset and discouraged,husband decide to change...
    SharasShadow SharasShadow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2012
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