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I Am Unhappy and Depressed With My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    Married And Miserable

    My husband and I have been married for 1yr and 5 months, but we've been together a total of 2yrs and 5mos. Lately our marriage has been going downhill. I guess it's the stress of bills and the kids but I still feel like none of that should take a toll on our marriage. We no...
    cutestuff2011 cutestuff2011 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    Terrified And Depressed

    It's getting harder and harder for me to eat, sleep, or work. My wife and I keep going to counseling, but I don't feel like she's trying, she doesn't seem to want to be there, and she barely acknowledges me when I'm home. I give her a heartfelt good morning and get a snippy "hi...
    Rb5397 Rb5397 46-50, M Aug 1, 2013

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    Savitri And Satyavan : An Indian Love Story

    There was a king called Ashvapati. The king had a daughter, who was so good and beautiful that she was called Sâvitri, which is the name of a sacred prayer of the Hindus. When Savitri grew old enough, her father asked her to choose a husband for herself. These ancient Indian...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 19, 2013

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    Stuggling Marriage

    I have been married almost 6 years together 9 but struggling to keep it together for over 4 years now and 2 kids later. I still love my husband but its been over for along time. I spent so much time dedicating my life trying to do everything for him to make him happy and along...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    Savitri And Satyavan : An Indian Love Story

    There was a king called Ashvapati. The king had a daughter, who was so good and beautiful that she was called Sâvitri, which is the name of a sacred prayer of the Hindus. When Savitri grew old enough, her father asked her to choose a husband for herself. These ancient Indian...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 19, 2013

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    My husband and I have only been married

    for going on 4 yrs but we have been to together for over 20 yrs. We have had some ups and downs. Seems like more downs than up. I am so ready to move on and close this chapter of my life. I keep trying to figure out how to tell my mate it's over. I believe he knows it's over as...
    beautifullyjaded beautifullyjaded 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I m newly married since 9 months

    but been with him fr past 2 year .before marraige we hardly met fr 2 times and that to for 5 minutes,I never got to meet him n know his activities .but on phone we talked fr hours n video chats too.I compomised a lot to be with him and when I entered his house I saw him still a...
    bloodred31 bloodred31 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Very

    I have been married almost 9 years.....together almost 11.  I feel my wife doesnt love me, and will honestly admit that at this point I cant say I love her
    TruePal TruePal 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Struggleing

    Not sure where to start, we have neen married for 19 years. After the honeymoon phase was over the affection started to just stop. It has been a very difficult marrage but our daughter is now a senior in high school. My wife has always had a very short fuse, I think many of her...
    leftyferg leftyferg 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Praying For A Better Life

    I have been with my husband for almost 8 years now and married for 5 years we have 4 children. 1 child is from a previous relationship. I'm madly in love with him and always will be but I'm so depressed. I was so happy when we were dating and then the year we got married...
    rubylips1014 rubylips1014 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2011

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    Hope For Success

    I was married for 13 yrs the first time, then briefly a 2nd and 3rd time...this is my 4th marriage. I've been married this time around so far for 1 and 1/2 yrs and even though I know that we are still getting used to each other, I do worry about whether it will really last. I...
    help40 help40 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    Where To Start....What To Do

    I have been married 26 years but together for 29. But the last 15 or so have been miserable. Why I stayed I have no idea! I have done some reading on things and feel that I am in an emotionally abusive and controlling relationship and when i've tried talking to him about it he...
    Cabanadoll Cabanadoll 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    Depressed

    I am about to celebrate my 5th year wedding anniversary and I am miserable. I have a long history of depression and it is part of the reason I am writing this today. I am depressed because my husband does not give me the time of day. He is always too busy working. Work comes...
    Ginasmithgina Ginasmithgina 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    I'm a newly wed and I should have known

    that we're going to have problems right off the bat. Especially that she has depression and eating disorders. Lately, she's been irritated and taking my words the wrong way. I feel like I'm walking on egg shells and every thing I say is hurtful towards her. She's so sensitive...
    xlostcause xlostcause 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    Not Sure What To Do Anymore

    My husband and I have been married 5 months together 7 years. We have a beautiful son together. On my birthday this past may I got a DUI. First time ever getting into trouble. My husband is in the army and left a week before my birthday. Well I moved in with in June. But ever...
    Evelyn90 Evelyn90 22-25, F Sep 18, 2013

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    Very Depressed With My Marriage!!!

    My husband and I have been married for almost 2 years now but have been together for 3 1/2. For the last couple weeks I have been feeling like he doesn't really care anymore. We don't really have a sex life, hardly ever kiss anymore, or spend much time together. Sometimes I want...
    slove0828 slove0828 22-25, F Aug 10, 2012

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    stegall stegall 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Baby Steps On My Exit Plan Feel Good!

    When I joined this group, I was seeking understanding of my SM and wondering why I was so unhappy married to such a 'nice guy'.  This has been an excellent process for me.  It has taken a few months, but I have a greater understanding of myself and my marriage.  I understand...
    louiseshaw louiseshaw 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    Marriage Depression

    My husband and I have been married for 11 years . Through our marriage I have dealt with his stupidity . Moving his mom in our house without asking and then she disrespected me in my own home. He took out loans and lied,and a whole lot of other things to much to describe. I am...
    1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Misunderstood

    Hurt and Unhappy.  This is my 4th attempt at this thing we call marriage and instead of things getting better it seems to get worst.  He says all I do is nag!! and it's true, because there is nothing else we have to talk about. If we are not disagreeing we are not talking at...
    auveal7 auveal7 46-50 3 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    My Marriage Life..

    Hello everyone.. Let me introduce as "depressed wife" rather than a happy life.Like all other girls, i too had many dreams.. A dream college. A dream job.. A dream guy.. A dream sweet home.. A dream life all together..But i was unaware that all my dreams would be shattered in...
    thanmaya thanmaya 22-25 3 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Lonely Marriage

    I'm so lonely in my marriage. My husband would rather look at his computer then talk to me. About two years ago, it looked like we had some hope but I'm not sure we ever have a chance of really connecting. We don't fight, there's just no connection, no love. I'm thinking that...
    Coll78 Coll78 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    I don't know what to do anymore,

    my wife is a real life Katy Perry song, she is always hot and cold then yes and no. A little bit about us, we have been married for 3 years now, we have a 1yr old boy and a newborn boy. I currently work full time dealing cards in a casino, and part time as a firefighter. She...
    NvPantieLVR NvPantieLVR 26-30, M Aug 19

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    So Confused..

    My husband and I have only been married for about 5 months. Together 4 years with two beautiful daughters. He is honestly the only man I ever loved. He helped me get through some very hard times in my life and maybe that's why I'm so attached to him. We are both only 20. We...
    lizgill lizgill 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    I'm Devastated

    I've only been married for a few months. I was so happy, because my husband and I were so close-- we had such a good connection, and each of us thought we'd found our soul mate. He's a quirky guy, and he's been through a lot of hardship, a lot of death. He's struggled with...
    downsprout downsprout 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    Confused

    I have been married for 13 1/2 yrs, together 14 1/2. Me and my husband just stopped communicating. I cannot talk to him anymore. I cannot get over his affair with my best friend of 19 years, And I have the constant reminder of his affair because of the child he had with her. My...
    findingmyself73 findingmyself73 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Casting: Divorcing Couples

    Are you ready to put your divorce behind you and start a fresh life? Do you and your soon to be ex, need help dividing up your significant assets amicably? Cornwell Casting and Engel Entertainment are looking for ‘wealthy’ couples with many assets in the NYC/NJ/CT area, Los...
    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    Burned Out

    My wife Married 11 years) used to be fun, and we had a lot of good times together.  She got a promotion a 4 years ago and now spends all her time with her job.  She recently took a new job which allows her to work from home occasionally, but apparently being late having...
    Jamesd1030 Jamesd1030 36-40 4 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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    Sometimes all I want to do is cry.

    But then I realize that I can't. I just can't because im tired and bored of it. My eyes don't make tears and face muscles refuse to move. I don't know how to let the pain out. Or where to exactly let it go. So I just feel numb at heart. Im not angry im not sad but im numb. A...
    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    In Love And Confused...need Help

    I am 27 years old and have been with my husband for almost 10 years.  We met in highschool and got married a little over a year ago.  He was my first real boyfriend and the love of my life. We did everything together.  We went to highschool and college...
    michaela4m michaela4m 26-30 1 Response Aug 16, 2010

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    Marriage Sucks!

    I think part of my problem is that I just really don't like being married. I have been married for almost three years now. I've questioned my decision for at least two and a half of them. Since then, there aren't many days that go by where I don't imagine what my...
    ananomoose ananomoose 26-30 4 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Depressed

    I am about to celebrate my 5th year wedding anniversary and I am miserable. I have a long history of depression and it is part of the reason I am writing this today. I am depressed because my husband does not give me the time of day. He is always too busy working. Work comes...
    Ginasmithgina Ginasmithgina 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    So Unsure

    I feel so unsure about my marriage, my wife and I have only been married a year and three months we've been together for three years. We rarely ever have sex anymore. She doesn't wear her rings anymore, she says they don't fit anymore. She has gained some weight since we got...
    gazrael gazrael 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm not in a sexless marriage but I may as well be and in fact I've decided that "going sexless" is looking like the least painful option and I'm hoping that others have found a...
    tim678 tim678 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm married to my husband but I had an affair with a women. I really loved it and now I'm heart broken it has ended. It doesn't seem logical for it to keep going beside we are...
    jobenson jobenson 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    After nearly thirty years of being married we are splitting up... Thats bad enough but now we have to tell the kids...well I say kids, they are in their late teens now. But I still...
    transit11 transit11 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    Probably i will be the one too.. I am just stessed about image. people like make streotype about how the way we should be look like.. My friends always called me fat.. I think i am...
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I used To talk loads. I mean, I used to talk on and on and on, now I barely open my mouth, I've become very depressed and quiet. I fake my emotions now. I fake smiles and stuff...
    xxstevenfootexx xxstevenfootexx 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    I won't put this on my lonelyness. I'm lonely cause I am depressed. I don't want anyone around, I can't care for people right now. I don't care for me. How can I care for anyone If...
    EleniHaru EleniHaru 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    getting married was the ultimate blunder of my life
    minime159 minime159 26-30, F 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm very unhappy with how things are going right now in my life…I feel like I don't have a choice anymore...going to a job I hate and then coming back to a home that I hate even...
    lilyflorence lilyflorence 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    My husband of 4 years doesn't find me attractive anymore. He hasn't said it but since our baby was born he can't help but show it. He is sleeping alone in the spare room. Our...
    Imstillhotlikeitornot Imstillhotlikeitornot 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I m sorry ı hurt my sister by accusing her of me not passing a job entrance exam although ı could barely graduate thanks to her dedication to me, ı m sincerely sorry that...
    eunhaerealimnida eunhaerealimnida 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I live in a mostly sexless marriage and it freaking sucks! We've been thru it all. Drs, therapy, talks,ultimatums , misunderstanding, understanding, pretending, lying / being...
    Micromint Micromint 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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