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I Am Unhappily Married

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    It makes me sad how so many years spent

    together just ceases to exist. Separate rooms, barely words spoken, polite nods. I accept my part in the dissolution of this marriage, but I still grieve for what it was at one time. How far we have drifted from that couple we once were. Did we abandon love or did it abandon...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 12 Responses Jan 21

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    After i told him to stop giving me lame excuse,

    he admit that he has low libido. I described my desperation ( one day I nearly had an accident, as I was thinking about my marriage with tears running down rather than watching the road) . He said he would change. Two weeks gone, nothing changed. Yesterday I suggested to have...
    Raisingup Raisingup 31-35, F 12 Responses Apr 3

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    Well, I never saw it coming I should have

    started running A long, long time ago! And I never thought I'd doubt you I'm better off without you More than you, more than you know I'm slowly getting closure I guess it's really over I'm finally gettin' better Now I'm picking up the pieces From spending all of these years...
    soldiergirl2 soldiergirl2 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 11

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    My husband NEVER wants to have sex

    and he's only 46! What's gonna happen when he's 56???
    BumMagnet BumMagnet 46-50, F 14 Responses Apr 2

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    I must admit, I had doubts

    before I married my wife but I went through with it anyways. We've been married 11 years with two beautiful daughters and she is a very good person at heart. I won't say it's been completely miserable by any means but I've always felt there was a large part of me that has gone...
    Bucco11 Bucco11 36-40, M 5 Responses May 18

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    I want to end it...my life.

    .. I am hanging on by a thread and it is tied together with my two kids...God help me...if it wasn't for them I would have jumped off a bridge a long time ago...
    Dreamgirl75 Dreamgirl75 36-40, F 10 Responses Jun 7

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    There is life after is this don't stay in the

    marriage for the sake of it be happy. So on Saturday I finally moved out I have left the marriage I have left the abuse I have left being taken for granted the only thing I feel sad and upset about is that I am leaving my two girls although I am seeing them twice a week it...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 2 Responses May 18

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    Been married for 4 1/2 years

    and things are getting worse day after day. I'm Terrified to do the single mother thing but I can not stay unhappy anymore. sitting back and actually looking at my marriage he had gotten to be a mental abuser. He makes me want to run away.
    marieAsh21 marieAsh21 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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    We have been under pressure

    for awhile. Today, I finally felt the cracks start. No matter how much burden and responsibilities I shoulder, he is never going to appreciate or help. Looking at him laying on the couch he has pretty much broken because all he does is lay on it, all I feel is hatred and...
    HemiCuda HemiCuda 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    i think my husband hates me.

    .he said to me that he regret married with me everytime we argue..n this time is the 3rd time..i knew this is going to happen the day before we married..
    nothimanymore nothimanymore 26-30, F 23 Responses Mar 28

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    Driving home listening to this song,

    crying uncontrollably... realizing the last 13yrs were built on lies, tears, unkept promises, black eyes, broken bones, and pain. Theory of a Deadman - Not Meant To Be [OFFICIAL VIDEO] - YouTube m.youtube.com/watch?v=ivu2ktfompc
    soldiergirl2 soldiergirl2 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    Right now. I'm not exactly hating my husband.

    Sometimes I do. I feel bad for it. He's a good man. But sometimes he's a complete jerk. The life we've lived has been the life he wanted. I wasn't strong enough to resist and I thought I was doing the right thing. But I've been miserable for 26 years I don't believe in divorce...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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    I am a married mom of three

    and I am currently contemplating ending my marriage. My husband has changed through the years and at one point was extremely mean and distant with me. When I was pregnant with our third child I found out he had been having a 2 year affair that had ended. I tried to move past it...
    Sonya9 Sonya9 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 2

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I

    can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose. I seem to recall being lonely from time to time, but my travels far and near kept me from noticing too much. A very close friend mentioned that...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 3 Responses May 5

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    This month marks my 5 year wedding anniversary.

    We have two young boys that I adore. But I am miserable. I unknowingly married someone who has a huge temper and a very negative outlook on life. I feel like I'm daily walking on egg shells not wanting to make her mad. I can't see myself ending marriage because of the boys...
    mydogriley mydogriley 41-45, M 6 Responses Jun 5

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    My husband calls me a nympho just bc he never

    wants to have sex! That makes me feel cheap and dirty! I'm 48 and in my prime. We've been married 2 yrs! Ok!!! So I want sex at least 4 days a week! Wth is wrong with that???? He just says... Sorry I'm not 20! But damn! Once a week is just plain frigid!!!
    BumMagnet BumMagnet 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    Is This What Life Had In Store For Me???

    I've been so friggin unhappy for the last 23 years. If I knew my life wouldn't off ended like this, I would of done **** different. I hate hate dislike hate the man I married. It's been 23 years of hell... No let me rephrase that, hell would be a breeze. For all you perps reading...
    GiannaFilippelli GiannaFilippelli 46-50, F 12 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    Been married 17 years.

    I always knew something wasn't right but we have two children and I wanted it to work so much. My husband drinks pretty much every day as soon as work is over. I feel like I am never with the real him. Only a buzzed version. He isn't abusive. He's just never really listening...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Aug 22

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    My husband and I have been married

    for 7 months and a few months ago he brought up that I've been spending a lot of time at my job and I'm a musician and I travel sometimes and work on weekends and he suggested couples therapy because we haven't done it in 2 and a half months and we don't spend that much time...
    skailor skailor 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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    Weekend away. After weeks of feeling down due

    to many reasons. A broken heart, sad and depressed. My hubby decided to book a weekend away. I was hesitant. It has been years since the two of us have spent that kind of time together. Leading up to Friday I was finding myself actually being a little excited. Just the thought...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 21 Responses Feb 9

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    Maybe I just suck at this marriage thing.

    5 years in. I feel like I should get a chip or something. Tonight I've been told that I'm not allowed to provide my input on food ingredients that I do not like. She said she expects me to just eat it and not "complain". Things like the fact that I don't like grilled onions or...
    mydogriley mydogriley 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    ilovebustyfemales ilovebustyfemales 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I am in a loveless marriage

    for 34 years , I have stayed for kids kids are married now I really stayed for my daughter she is a real sweet catering person I didn't want to hurt her by leaving we are a Christian family (not the best) one morning my daughter single 32 years old picks up and leaves goes 200...
    Verysadperson Verysadperson 56-60, M 5 Responses May 23

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    My husband and I have been together

    for 38 years and I have gotten to a place where I have finally had enough! Through the years he has cheated on me twice, he's been a drug addict and an alcoholic and verbally abusive. I don't feel like I have any love for him anymore. I don't know what to do....
    Dawn1118 Dawn1118 56-60, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    Starving For Love

    I have been married for seven years and together for twelve. I breakdown crying about two to three times a week. My husband is so consumed with himself and what he wants, that I might as well not exist. We have three beautiful children together. They are my life. I always dreamed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    I find it really insulting

    that when you share your depth of despair with your situation , wether you've been in it years or months that people lack empathy You know when someone pours their heart out to you even when it's for the umpteenth time .... Just be a friend ! They are not looking for answers...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    Been married for six months.

    Regret it already. My wife just doesnt understand me.
    jms142 jms142 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 11

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    Wife's mood swings are really getting on my

    nerves... She walks around with a chip on her shoulder for a few days at a time, snapping at the kid and at me, doesn't smile for days, and then comes clean and apologizes. We're good for a few days and the the cycle repeats. I'm at the point where I just shrug and say...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    I've finally realized my husband is a

    misogynist. He has serious unresolved mommy issues which blow up on me whenever he feels the least bit threatened or challenged. He's extremely intelligent and when we first met I felt I was nowhere near his intellectual equal. In a way I was his Eliza Doolittle and I was okay...
    janaykirk janaykirk 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    He's at it again. He will be ok

    for a few weeks and then the tiniest thing will set him off. This time, it's because I said I needed to go get my 2016 car tag sticker while I have the money. Since my vehicle is the only vehicle we have now, you would think that he would want me to get my sticker. Nope. He's...
    HemiCuda HemiCuda 41-45, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I thought being married

    for me would be different, silly notion I know but still who doesn't. but I don't know if me being depressed and being alone stems from the past abuse he use to do or is it something more. this weekend he was so loving and gentle but last night kinda hit me. .....when intimate...
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    What does it say about my spouse

    that she gets upset enough to ruin her day over the actions of others? The other day my wife was on Facebook and discovered many of the moms from my sons basketball team where all having lunch and drinks in Toledo and she was not invited. I used to think she always just got...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 7 Responses Feb 9

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    If people are so unhappy with each other

    and don't even want to have sex anymore why the **** do they get so upset when someone shows an interest in their partner?? ****** baffles me !!
    righthanded righthanded 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Told my husband I am just done.

    Financially I really don't know how I'll make it, but at this point I will have to work through that. I can't go through life this way with such an angry person. Do you know he said I am not angry! Ha! What a joke. Yesterday he came home screaming and yelling that ppl were...
    lostinnewengland lostinnewengland 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    There are times when things are good.

    Not perfect, but better. I'm still not secure in our relationship though. It's hard to heal old wounds. And now my husband keeps pushing for us to have another baby...which I know I don't want....sigh. Why is marriage so hard?
    justliss justliss 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I gave my new husband $1,

    000 thinking he would pay his tax debt off. He lied and said he did. The bill came in the mail and I found out he didn't pay it. He takes his wedding ring off at work and has lost it less than 30 days after our wedding. He has a desk job and no reason to take it off. I'm hurt...
    lonelywriter2015n lonelywriter2015n 36-40, F 22 Responses Jun 2

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    I was a divorced single mother of one

    when I met my current husband. From all appearances he was very responsible, had goals, wanted a family and loved my child as his own. He moved in with us when I became pregnant with his child. All was well until he asked me to spot him $100 until payday so his account would...
    Trapped4toolong Trapped4toolong 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    I was so upset when my husband call me by his

    ex name in front of her family,I don't know how to interact with him now after that happen. I feel like he still think of her and has not move on yet. I need some advice or somebody to talk. I'm just confuse with my feelings now.
    destiny0221 destiny0221 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    my husband constantly degrades me by telling me

    I'm fat. I need to lose weight. I weigh 150 at 5'1 with double d's. I know I've gained some weight as well as he has. He never shows me affection anymore and yells and complains about every little thing I do or don't do. We have been together since 2003. He is gone all week...
    neverfindtruelove neverfindtruelove 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 30

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    My husband keeps observing

    that I don't smile anymore. So I finally work up the nerve to tell him I'm unhappy in our marriage and he's shocked. To me it just shows how disconnected we are. I never wanted to be the woman who stays for the kids, but I think somewhere along the line I've become that. I'm...
    justliss justliss 31-35, F 13 Responses Jan 18

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    I married my wife because we got pregnant.

    Even before being married I was out still acting like a single man and talking to other women. I didn't love her yet. She found out and stayed with me. After being married for a year I cheated on her and she found out. She stayed with me. I don't know why...she says it is...
    rrspearo rrspearo 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 3

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    it all feel like just yesterday

    when my world was in wonderful bright colors. I lived a wonderful youthful life. I had a boyfriend who worshipped me. I was the "hot" girl many guys wouldn't even dare to approach. my phone rings constantly with so many friends calling to want to hang out with me. My...
    keepmyfaith keepmyfaith 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 19

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    Empty Lonely and Miserable

    hello...im glad to have found tis site because i like evryone here is unhappily married. i guess my story begins 13 years ago which is when i met my husband i was only 15 and he was 17. i loved him soooo much back then .... but i realize now what i didnt then is that he was...
    ava12982 ava12982 26-30, F 18 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    I am so unhappily married.

    my husband was a great man until he let his alcohol addition take over his life. he had a great job with good benefits but got fired because of his drinking. now he works at a seasonal job . when he's laid off all he do is lay around and drink all day. im so tired of having to...
    gnews gnews 51-55, F 6 Responses Jun 23

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