I Am a Trophy Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    I'm a Human Being Not a Prize

    My husband is 20 years older than me.  I fell in love with him because he was genuine. kind, knew what he wanted in life, and treated me like I was a rare jewel (not in the superficial sense). His wife passed away 20 years ago at a young age, and he has a daughter who is 6...
    baggies baggies
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Sep 9, 2009

    Sometimes the Trophy Is Not the Prize It Seems...

    12 years may not seem like much...but it can be a lifetime.  I married very young to a man 12 years my senior.  In naive innocence, I trusted mistook his control for the care and love of a father I did not have.  Years passed and the control turned to abuse, but I...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Sep 6, 2009

    I Am Flattered and Honoured, If It Is the Case That I Am Seen As a Trophy.

    My husband is 12 years my senior. Prior to meeting him at the age of 17(the age of consent is 16 in my England)I had always judged women in the situation I have found myself in over the past 8 years. I fell for him as he spoke of his love for his daughter, and the terrible pain...
    stiffkittenbabelfish stiffkittenbabelfish
    Oct 4, 2009

    Too Much To Think About

    The first time I saw my husband was on TV drama in Hong Kong. He was younger at the time, a barely-known actor in his late thirties while I was nine. He played an extra, but something about the way he talked stuck with me. I didn't know it was just acting. I thought that's how he...
    BlueMuLaru BlueMuLaru
    26-30, F
    Jul 8, 2012

    I was a trophy wife he actually said to people

    I have taken her off the shelf for the night - it turned my stomach - he wasnt nice and I was only used as an object to make him look good - I did love him for a long time but I had blinders on. I one day saw that he never could have an emotional connection with anyone - he...
    blonde10 blonde10
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2015
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