I Don't Love My Husband Anymore

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    I Don'T Think I Love My Husband Anymore

    I care for him, but I don't feel that draw to him anymore. Marriage counseling was a joke to him and it bothered me he didn't care to go. He says he loves me and gets mad when I try to tell him how I feel. My marriage feels like a Heathcliff and Catherine relationship. Except...
    MrsPeterson86 MrsPeterson86
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2013

    What Is Love?

    I have been in a few long term (3 years+) relationships and each one I question - is this the person i want to spend the rest of my life with? each time it's a no. The man I am with now is generous, kind, loving - but i have yet again started questioning the relationship...
    FGT3 FGT3
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 27, 2013

    Afraid To Move On

    Been married for almost 30 years. My husband travels a lot and I know without a doubt if he would of been home all the time I wouldn't of lasted this long. He has always been verbally abusive. If I had a nickel for every time he said "why can't u just..." .i suppressed my...
    Pamitha Pamitha
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2013

    Today is my 15th wedding anniversary.

    It was a great wedding. Fantastic. A New Year's Eve bash that people still talk about to this day...food and dancing and booze and noisemakers and balloons that dropped from the ceiling at midnight with a champagne toast, while we all sang "New York, New York" with ol' blue eyes...
    birdie39 birdie39
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Dec 31, 2013

    I literally just realized

    that I don't love me husband anymore. We have two children and have been married 2 years but together for 10, he was 27and i was 19. Our relationship started out as FWB, shortly after I found out I was pregnant with my ex-boyfriend's child. My husband chose to stay knowing the...
    idhaun idhaun
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2016

    I Depise My Husband

    I've been married for nearly 12 years now and have wanted to leave my husband for most of those 12 but haven't had the nerve. He was nice and charming while we were dating but soon after the honeymoon, I discovered that he's narcissistic with a terrible temper who'll do anything...
    klshow93 klshow93
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2013

    He doesn't believe whatever I say Selfish

    motive was all he does everyday He doesn't care if I am in pain His love was so vain I was hurting but he went on & on Until I was left alone. I was exhausted & sore with swollen eyes I thought it was a nightmare. I felt numb, nothing to feel His deeds are there to slowly kill...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2014

    I'm Falling Out Of Love With My Husband

    he came home early sunday at 10  in the morning after leaving 11pm the night before with a friend. Too make the story short his friend that he was with said that he had dropped him off at 3 am, and that he didn't know where my husband was. when he came home i confronted him and...
    nene245 nene245
    1 Response Mar 29, 2012

    Maybe I Was Just Too Young.

    I met my husband at a University in South Carolina. He played on the soccer team there and we met through mutual friends. We started to date and at a young age I became pregnant. His family then begged and begged me to move to Louisiana to have the baby so that we could be close...
    Amerhette Amerhette
    1 Response Sep 19, 2013

    My Controlling Husband Won'T Let Me Leave!

    I have been with my husband for 19 years, off and on, and married for six years. He has always been controlling and mentally abusive. Over the years, he has pushed me, kicked me, and grabbed me hard enough to leave bruises. He has told me what to wear; I can not wear makeup or...
    wantingoutnow wantingoutnow
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Apr 9, 2013

    I Don't Know...

    I do not know if I am still in love with my husband. Yes, he will stand beside me when we are in court about his mother but he ******* about it. He does not help with the kids like he tells everyone he does. Today he says he fed the kids eggs for breakfast but there was still 2...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 10, 2008

    It's taken me 15 years,

    but I have reached a point where I realise that I have settled for a lot less than what I deserve. Financially, I can't leave, emotionally, I can't bear the idea of not waking up to my children, even if it's only for a couple of days a week.
    NibbleNay NibbleNay
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2015


    I was 19 when i met him. We have a huge age difference that it did not bother me at first . But as time passes i feel more distant from him. He thinks and acts in ways that is not understandable for me .i hate myself for marrying him. He is always too tired for any fun and...
    Afrooz Afrooz
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

    Don'T Know If I Ever Loved Him.

    I've been with my husband for 11 years. Married for 10. I sort of forced my way into his life. I had been reeling from a bad break up and hopping around from guy to guy when he came along. I felt safe with him. I didn't feel any passion, though I enjoyed being wanted...
    Blooinside Blooinside
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2013

    Yeah, That Didn'T Work.

    Polyamory didn't work because I'm human. And hypocritical and disgusting. I wanted him to love only me while I loved others, and what ended up happening for me was a couple of sexual encounters (safe) that ended up being just that, while what happened for him was serious...
    ScyllaAndCharybdis ScyllaAndCharybdis
    36-40, F
    May 28, 2013

    At A Loss.....

    My husband and I have been together for 10 (9 married) years. We met online and I knew it was wrong, but pursued it anyway. We dated for a little over a year and got married shortly thereafter. I come from a very religious family and he does not. That was the first mistake...
    jilldini jilldini
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Oct 4, 2013

    I Don't Love My Husband Anymore

    Me & my husband have been married for 10 years. I think I knew in the beginning that getting married was a mistake. Everyone always talked about how good of a guy he was so I thought maybe it was just me. I wasn't excited when he proposed, I actually kinda panicked. I have...
    mrict1978 mrict1978
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2013

    My Husband Treats Me With Contempt, Not Love!

    I am a 29 years old married woman, I have been married nearly ten years now my husband is Arabic Muslim and I am from UK with a Christian background. We have one daughter aged eight. At first he was very attentive and charming and kind and would do anything for me but a few...
    helenoftroy80 helenoftroy80
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2012

    Married 13 Years" Not In Love With My Husband :/

    123basis 123basis
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 2, 2013

    Don'T Love My Husband!

    5 Years ago, I started to date my friend. I wasn't sure about turning it into something more but we continued to date. He was ending a 5 year marriage and I got out of a long relationship. After we were married he continued to text, call and email his ex-wife. A time later he...
    lostlove89 lostlove89
    46-50, F
    Feb 22, 2013


    I never thought one day I'll have a need to share my story anywhere, don't even know that I would have a story, I was hesitating to join this site at first let alone post this but I'm finally brave enough, I think........I'm a Chinese, 41 this year, I've known my husband since 16...
    Unknown136 Unknown136
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Mar 13, 2013


    Been married 5 years now. I don't even remember my own anniversary nor do I want to celebrate it. I took off my wedding ring two months ago and don't feel the need to wear it. I've emotional divorced myself from him after giving him so much time to do the work he needed to do. He...
    thesilentspring thesilentspring
    4 Responses Oct 25, 2010

    I Don't Love My Husband Anymore.. In Fact I Despise Him

    I hate him. I loathe him so much I can't stand him. Only married for three years. Got married after 6 months of dating. We have a one year old beautiful daughter. I thought that she would change how I see our future so we stay together as a family. But no. He is a compulsive...
    Dididollygirl Dididollygirl
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Aug 29, 2013

    Not Telling Him The Truth....too Scared.

    I feel like a bad person but then again not so much.  I have been thinking of leaving my husband for three years now.  And just this past March I had a small affair.  I don't feel the least bit guilty about it at all.  I have no feelings besides friendship for him.  If we...
    wendi62604 wendi62604
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jul 6, 2011

    How Do I Tell My Husband I Don'T Love Him Anymore

    This is my first story on here. I am at a crossroads in my life and don't know what to do or how to deal with it, it's making me feel sick. My husband and I haven't even been married a year we got married July 2012. I had feelings before the wedding that it wasn't right and he...
    Nursejennifer98765 Nursejennifer98765
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Mar 18, 2013

    I Do't Think I Love My Husband Anymare

    Me and my husband have been married now for 10 years. He is a good man but has bad manners, he farts all the time and picks his nose. He doesn't look sexy when he is naked and i just can't get myself in the mood for him. He does help out around the house a little and with the...
    ithielmann ithielmann
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Jul 8, 2008

    I Wish It Could Be Different

    I've known my husband for 18 years and he's the father of my beloved children. I don't love him anymore but I wish I did. Through his lack of compassion, love and loyalty to me he has killed all my love for him. I suspect that deep, deep down there is still a flickering flame...
    JuicyKat JuicyKat
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Aug 3, 2013

    Just Want To Feel Free

    I can't live with my husband anymore. He prides himself on being able to wear the mask around others. He also prides himself on his dishonesty. He has a problem feeling compassion for others. His defense is that he was nice to me when we first met. He says he doesn't have any...
    nomadLyn nomadLyn
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jun 18, 2013

    I loved someone once

    and when that fell apart i was devastated i didnt let anyone get close for many years and i clung to the fact that i could love, and that sustained me. I couldnt trust or give chances or let anyone in, in fact i didnt even know how i had or how to again I got married for the...
    EllyLaineDevnet EllyLaineDevnet
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Apr 29, 2014

    Do I Love Him? Or Am I Used To Him?

    I dont know where to start from...im 26 an we have only been married for 2 yrs but we been together for 5 yrs. The only thing that is keeping me in my relationship is that we passed through hard times and both started from zero. He used to have a very band temper "because of his...
    Feb 13, 2013

    Marriage, 2 Kids Under 4 And Feeling Empty. Husband Is Not A Bad Guy. What Is This Feeling? Is It Over?

     My husband is not a bad guy. We have been through so much. We have been together for almost 6 years. We met both on our early 20s. Its been a rocky path and things have started to settle recently financially speaking. We moved to another country and we live in North America...
    lonelyheart0 lonelyheart0
    2 Responses May 3, 2013

    I Am Not Sure!!!!

    I am not sure if i still love him or not. he is so romantic and it does pass a moment that he doesn't flatter me and shower me with his sweet words...but i cannot hear any of this anymore , i cannot even say i love you and simple things like kissing or hugging makes me feel like...
    sallyadam sallyadam
    26-30, F
    5 Responses May 24, 2013

    He Is Pushing Me Away From Him Because He Is So Negative!!!

    I have been married for less then a year and already out of love with my husband! It feels like I have married a drill Sargent! He is pushing me further and further away from loving him and he doesn't even realize! I'm a very laid back, outgoing and optimistic lady! I always have...
    Nursejennifer98765 Nursejennifer98765
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2013

    I Don't Love My Husband

    after 19 years, I have lost interest in my husband. we no longer talk, or communicate in anyway. He thinks its ok. At the ripe age of 52 he still won't help pay bills unless I beg him and now we haven't had hot water in about a month. My mother lives in the next town so I have...
    haval haval
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2009

    We Have Grown Apart.

    I'm 48, my husband is 53. we were married in 1986 when I was 22 and he was 27. At first everything was great, rosy, nothing could stop us. We had lots in common. I never really wanted to have children, but he always did. So after 9 years of marriage I decided to have a child...
    Musictrekky Musictrekky
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Apr 13, 2013

    Lost Love

    I am totally lost in this. Never thought this can happen to me. My parents have great relationship, and no one in my family ever had divorce. I am thinking about getting divorce for last three years. And we are married three and a half....I am totally lost, have no friends...
    lostinhere lostinhere
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Oct 16, 2009

    Paralysed By Change

    I've been with my husband for 5 years, married 3. I've felt in my gut for the past 2 years, that he is not the one for me. I get annoyed with everything he does, and become irritated and not myself. He is a good man, I feel that he deserves better treatment. I feel that in the...
    therewillbeananswer therewillbeananswer
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 14, 2012

    Picking Up Where I Left Off

    It's been 4 months now and ages since I last signed in here. Someone had just thanked me a few hours ago and whoever you are, you're most welcome. I feel I need to update on what's been going on..... French classes ended after 10 Saturdays but I didn't carry on for the following...
    Unknown136 Unknown136
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2013

    I never thought that

    after marrying my second husband, that I would ever come to the realization that I don't love him anymore. We have definitely had ups and downs, dealt with his addiction and infidelity, early on. I "forgave" him, or so I thought. I'm not even sure if I ever did, although, I don...
    ncbeachprincess ncbeachprincess
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2014

    Not Loving My Husband But Why Can't I Leave

      I honestly in my heart don’t know if I love my husband anymore. I cry when he hurts me and I get upset at the fact the he could possibly ever be with someone else. I have been told so many times that what I feel for him is no longer love, but I can’t...
    1engteacher 1engteacher
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Nov 14, 2009
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