I Am Unhappily Married and Depressed Over It

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    I feel I was happier

    before I got married. I had a great 16 month gap from my now husband. We got married almost five years ago. We currently have 3 children. It just seems like things have fallen apart. From the constant arguing over stupid things to the lack of love & affection. Name calling...
    LonelyHoneyEyes003 LonelyHoneyEyes003
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    Ever feel like you're trapped in the wrong

    relationship? Like there's someone else out there that's better for you? I feel like my husband just doesn't understand me. I don't like to share everything with him because of fear of judgement. I'm so unhappy with him but it's not his fault it's mine. I don't feel we're...
    forgetmenot89 forgetmenot89
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2014

    I Am So Depressed...

    I AM SOON TO BE 35 YRS. OLD. I HAVE 4 CHILDREN , HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 14 YEARS, HAVE NOT WORKED SINCE 1997'. HAVE BEEN A STAY AT HOME MOTHER.... MY HUSBAND IS A ALCOHOLIC, & A VERY BIG LIAR... YES HE WORKS & PAYS THE BILLS BUT, THAT IS IT! I DO ALL THE REST... CLEAN, COOK, SERVE...
    blueeyes4 blueeyes4
    31-35
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2011

    No Right Choice

    This is what happens about making decisions is what i have to endure, as soon as something goes wrong its my fault for not making that decision. We went shopping one time and she was asking my opinion about 2 pair of trousers, i said i liked one particular pair which she bought...
    steed66 steed66
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

    16 Years

    I have been married for 16 years. We have 3 children together all under the age of 16. My husband is a compulsive lier has been since shortly after we married. I think this has put a big strain on how I feel about him. I have tried to stand by him but all it has done is...
    butterflykisses198 butterflykisses198
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

    It's getting to the point where

    when I am upset, sad, disappointed, etc. about something with my husband, it's just easier to lie and tell him I don't feel good or I have a headache and go lie down in the guest room when he asks "what's wrong?" Well actually he doesn't even say what's wrong, he always asks...
    typsygypsy typsygypsy
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2014

    Love My Husband But A Lousy Marriage And Completely Depressed

    Hi friends, I am married for almost 2 yrs now. I had rejected this guy one year before I met him just by looking at his picture. Then I happened to meet him again after one year of rejecting him which was 3 years ago and fell in love on the very first day of meeting him. During...
    UV0427 UV0427
    31-35, F
    Oct 30, 2013

    My husband often comes home pissy.

    He's rude and snaps at me if I say anything or ask what's going on. I never have any idea why. It's really a crappy feeling.
    layladay layladay
    36-40, F
    Jul 5, 2014

    Appreciated, doing things out the kindness of

    your heart, keeping yourself together? All of these are what's lacking for me in my marriage. If you don't have to worry about tending to the kids but dropping them off and picking them up from school & occasionally a store run, y can't I have these things from him? He is not...
    Chocolatediva1 Chocolatediva1
    31-35, F
    Feb 6, 2014

    Trapped.

    "Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money, and divorce a matter of course." - Helen Rowland Hi there, so long story short- I am in a verbally, emotionally & at times physically abusive relationship. I eloped at the age of 18 after knowing the guy a...
    interlaced6 interlaced6
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2010

    I Feel Stuck

    I have been married 21 years, 2 kids, 18, and 12 and I feel stuck in my marriage. My husband is a controlling, verbal abuser to me for most of our marriage and now he's doing it to our kids. We've tried therapy together years ago and my husband quit when the therapist told my...
    livinghell livinghell
    41-45
    11 Responses Nov 8, 2008

    Tough Relationship

    I am in a an unhappy marriage. I am unable to gather the strength, motivation, or desire to take the necessary steps to leave the relationship.I am still in love my wife. However, I feel that her unique style in treating and dealing with her own depression is not enough. She...
    houstontwice houstontwice
    41-45
    1 Response Sep 11, 2011

    Need To Breathe- 5/2010

    Do you ever stop and wish for a second you could go back and rewind time? Not just to the good ole days when you're a kid and carefree, no Im talking about to a pivotal moment in life where you were at a crossroads and chose a path you're now presently not so sure was the best...
    interlaced6 interlaced6
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2010

    When It Rains, It Pours- 1/10

    When things go bad, they go really bad. It doesn't just sprinkle, it doesn't just shower. No, When it rains...it pours. I have separated from my husband and it has been 12 days. Currently living at moms in a small, cramped 3 bedroom house with 2 teenage brothers, a sister 3 yrs...
    interlaced6 interlaced6
    22-25, F
    Nov 24, 2010

    Spousal Caregiver.

    I am 34 years old. I have been with my wife 9 years. 6 of those years married and her caregiver. My wife had a stroke one month after we married and I have care for her 24/7 since. I am not taking care of my self nor do I have a fire for life anymore. I am very sad and I'm not...
    Goldeli Goldeli
    31-35
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

    Depressed, Lonely And Unable To Leave Unhappy Marriage.

    I have been married for nearly 12 years, 5 years sexless. Some years ago my husband was diagnosed with severe depression.  Frequently he goes into his black moods where even the smallest of things like the phone ringing could send him into a rage.  He is often verbally...
    bard123 bard123
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2011

    In Laws!

    We are currently casting for a new docu-series about In-Law relationships. I was wondering if you or someone you know would be interested in participating in this show. Please see the casting notice below. If this isn't something that you are interested in, please pass the...
    inlawcasting inlawcasting
    31-35
    Dec 8, 2010

    Bored And Unhappily Married...

    I am in my 50's but people say I look great.... This is my third marriage and I married on the rebound to a seemingly pleasant handsome "never married before" bachelor. This man I married is religious, had close family ties, nice friends. We did not even have intimate relations...
    lauraleighton lauraleighton
    51-55
    1 Response Feb 22, 2012
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