I Am Sad About My Marriage

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    My wife has had many sexual experiences

    that I'm jealous of, not because she did or was with other people, but because they are things that I would enjoy doing or trying. Even mistakes that I wish to make for myself. I know that the only way I will ever feel comfortable with this is to get even. To have these...
    Jahmael89 Jahmael89
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    I'm so tired of waking up every morning to my

    husband screaming at me. He tells me that I've ruined his life, that he hates me, and that I've been plotting to make him miserable. He tells me that I'm a loser and I'm fat. He says, "Well no wonder your ex-husband and ex-boyfriends treated you like crap! You deserved it...
    GumboChick GumboChick
    36-40, F
    5 Responses May 11, 2015

    Ever Since I Found An Old Card

    My 23rd birthday was the first birthday after me getting together with my husband. We had just gotten our own place, were newly engaged and super broke. We didn't go out or anything, just enjoyed a quiet night at home. Anyways, he made me a birthday card. Just a white piece of...
    TattooedMissez TattooedMissez
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2012

    I'm dealing with a lot of guilt

    for having become addicted to Marijuana over the past 3 years. I haven't been there 100% for her or our 17 year old daughter.
    kennybones kennybones
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2014

    my husband don't **** me

    but he *********** for my mom.... isn't sick? (my mom is very hot) I hate my life
    sahanara sahanara
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 20, 2015

    Beginning to notice that my husband brings me

    down..... He doesn't put me down, but his energy brings me down I find that whenever I'm around him everything seems so negative and feel so bad.... He never sees the good side of things and he can never just be positive he's very pessimistic and nothing is ever good enough all...
    y2kalmeida y2kalmeida
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    Going through a tough time in my marriage.

    Counseling is next, need help dealing with stepchild and working as a team to raise our children.
    saltyc123 saltyc123
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2015

    I had a bit of an epiphany.

    I realize now all he ever wanted was a superficial relationship, and if I'm being honest, it's probably all he has ever been equipped for. I have never wanted a superficial relationship, and if I'm being honest, that is something I will never be equipped for.
    ktjade ktjade
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2015

    I feel that we are just roommates sometimes.

    I feel my eyes wondering but know I could never go through with anything like that. We get along well and are very considerate of each other but is it wrong for me to want "a little more"?
    UcancallmeAL81 UcancallmeAL81
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2015

    When I was growing up,

    my mother always used to tell me - "When you get married - it will be to a man who will love you for you. A man who really loves you won't try to change you. He will love you for who you are." Mom was wrong.
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes
    51-55, F
    9 Responses Apr 11, 2014

    It Seems Hopeless

    My husband and I were planning to make a drive to fort worth tonight to visit his sister.  We didn't get to go because I went to the ER for chest pain (it's not my heart or lungs, it's acute costochondritis which is some kind of inflammation of the cartilage in the chest and...
    eromreven eromreven
    6 Responses Jul 4, 2008

    Roommates with occasional benefits

    that aren't really satisfying. Was it always this way and I never paid attention/cared or when did it become this way? Can it get better?
    lovehonestly lovehonestly
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Mar 19

    Yes I made mistakes in my past

    but it did not have to turn this way. Looking for a friend to talk to.
    sadsoul1975 sadsoul1975
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    Dreading Our 10th Wedding Anniversary

    I've joined this group because this topic is not something I'm ready to share with people around me yet. I have been married for almost 10 years- that is supposed to be something worth celebrating but I am dreading this milestone as our marriage has been anything but happy for as...
    10LY 10LY
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2012

    I just woke up from surgery.

    I asked my husband (who does not drink coffee) to get me an Americano from Starbucks. I said, please ask for 'no room'. He starts - "I get it, you just want a coffee"! I repeat, no please ask for an 'Americano, no room', otherwise they give you drip coffee which is not the same...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    My marriage has been on ice

    for a couple of years! Although we still live in the same apartment but been in separate room for almost 5 years now! It all started one sidedly from him! Not that he has another woman but he just didn't have any interest to do anything with me! He would always tell me he is...
    Wynee Wynee
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 10, 2015

    Well, long story short!

    The other day my Wife who I loved with all my heart told me she's been feeling that she isn't 'In love' with me any more. 16 years together, just over 10 years married. To say I'm hurt in a major understatement. No there's a problem, let's work on it, change things. Just it's...
    anotherlostguy anotherlostguy
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2014

    14 years of my life down the drain ****** me

    off, the fact that he turned out to be such a liar, cheater, deceiver etc...
    debbiebobbitt debbiebobbitt
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015
    Amberyoyo Amberyoyo
    22-25, M
    Jul 16, 2015

    I never dreamed it would turn into this.

    I thought we would be in love forever. Now I find myself living with a roommate who is practically a stranger. He thinks this is a normal part of a long-term marriage (21 years). I say it only becomes this way if you let it. Who says the passion and spark have to die? Doesn't he...
    MLH205 MLH205
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    Well today is our 3rd anniversary

    and the first thing he texts is to ask about CIC. apparently he met yet another chick, his friend's ex gf and told her he had some kind of STD that another ex gf of his said. so now that chick is going all crazy. I told him to just mind his own business cause that 1st ex is...
    MrsPaul2 MrsPaul2
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015

    With years of marriage

    and a child maybe it's my fault too that I have settled into marriage boredom. Three years ago I had an affair which left me scared and tempted by adventures at the same time. It was emotionally too much. I swore myself to stay faithful despite everything. Several weeks ago...
    meinelasterin meinelasterin
    31-35, F
    Mar 29

    Looking back how things are

    so different, In the beginning oh we were so in love, inseparable, No amount of time could pass that we were not together, Always close and never close enough. Times goes on, life changes, we grow older, babies come, babies change into toddlers and toddlers change into...
    SallyJones005 SallyJones005
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    Day 1. Spent all weekend at a friends house.

    Moved into my parents house last night. That's when it baca me real. Lying in a tiny bed with my daughter, listening to a mouse under the bed... I miss my king sized bed, my clean house, and the warm body of the husband I love. I know this is what's right, but I'm not sure I'm...
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

    I am terrified that I've ruined my marriage.

    I don't listen to him about every single thing and he doesn't listen to almost any of my suggestions. His way is better, his ideas are better, me disagreeing with him on anything is tantamount to me saying "**** you and your opinion, I'm going to ignore you and do it my way...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 20, 2015
    Zoejulie Zoejulie
    26-30, F
    Dec 26, 2014

    I am sad for your marriage too (

    for you being sad )
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Nov 5, 2015

    My husband and i have been together

    for 8 years and married for 5. We have had issues for the last few years and things were just getting worse. long story short. ...things got really bad. ...i ****** up and now he doesn't know if he wants to be with me. We are in counseling. I'm lost. i don't want to lose him...
    mandy6b mandy6b
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Apr 5, 2015

    I don't feel loved by my husband.

    We have been married for almost 11 years and have 2 beautiful children. He is at home tonight in another room and I feel lonely and typing this.... It's sad. I know that a lot of people live like this. I am not enjoying the feeling. I know that the right think is to go and talk...
    Nasstasia Nasstasia
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Mar 11, 2014

    I feel in love at first sight,

    never believed in it until then. We were best friends for 2 years, dated for a year and then got married. 5 total years we've known each other. 3 years of happiness, and now it's gone. How? Why? When? I give you my all, 100% of me and you give me 9% back. Whys you even marry me...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2014
    lonelydaisy lonelydaisy
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2014

    I am not yet married.

    But I had a dream about being married to a guy that I do not like. although he has all the qualities that I am looking for in a man, and I felt trapped and really burdened being married and having to love someone else. But then I can't be with that person anymore because I am...
    codeyellow codeyellow
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    He moved out this past weekend.

    He told me I could just say the word and it wouldn't have to be like this. But it does have to. I REFUSE to live in a marriage devoid of intimacy of any kind for any longer! He played the "divorce card", but I win.
    MLH205 MLH205
    46-50, F
    11 Responses May 13, 2015

    Who Knew 15years Ago It Would Be Like This!!

    Really! I sit here in front of my computer wondering if I should go on and on as I stared at the Title section for 15min, as I flash back the last 15years ugh!! How, why, when,Did it all fall apart?
    busy559women busy559women
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jun 3, 2012

    Well things got a lot worse

    than what I thought. After years of struggle and lots of long talks nothing seem to work. I have a very stubborn husband who dearly listen to his mom all the time she always comes first his two sisters second then anybody else. Last time I criticized this and asked he could fair...
    jjcairo jjcairo
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2015

    I have been having weak moments lately,

    I'm afraid of what might happen next.
    UcancallmeAL81 UcancallmeAL81
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2015

    I have failed my my wife.

    It took an entire year for me to be able to admit that or even see it. For the last year it's been "my wife is selfish" or "my wife is unreasonable." But it was me. I'm selfish. I failed her and I pray I can get her back. I had a son years ago when I was still single. It's the...
    TonyM323 TonyM323
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Sep 23, 2014

    Stuck In A Life I No Longer Want

    My husband is a good man, good husband and a good father. The problem is he is not the one for me, not sure he ever was. He does not know who I am.  He is a simple person what you see is what you get.  I am a deep thinker, I enjoy being in my head.  The long periods of...
    04bobbie16 04bobbie16
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Nov 24, 2011

    I've only been married 1 year

    and 1 month. We were friends for 2 years, then together for 2..you think that would be the set up for something amazing. Today I find out that he is trying to arrange a way he and his first exwife can have regular letters and conversations that he said verbatim will be between...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Feb 13, 2015

    The lord is close to the brokenhearted.

    He saves those whose spirits have been crushed. Psalm 34:18
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2014

    Not Great,Not Terrible

    Lonely,very much so. It's not like other troubled marriages where we fight all the time but not what it was or should be,either. It's like the marriage in Bridges of Madison County or Same Time,Next Year;except without the whole affair thing. Except...I have found a connection on...
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Apr 18, 2009

    Stuck In a Marriage

     My marriage has taught me many things about myself. I now realize that the person you get engaged to and the person you marry are two very different things. I tried for years to get my wife involved in our marriage. However, she was always more interested in her work. Why...
    cbr600f4 cbr600f4
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Aug 1, 2008

    my husband and i have been living separately

    but in daily contact for about 6 months. we have a verbal agreement for custody and support of our 2 1/2 year old son because we have gotten along and it's never been an issue. our son has always been a priority to both of us. out of nowhere last Sunday, he didn't show up for...
    susieq45 susieq45
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2015
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