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I Feel Trapped In My Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 12 People

    I am an emotional mess,

    and don't know which way is up anymore. I've been with my husband 10 years, married for 8, with a 5 y.o. daughter. Now that I have admitted to myself how unhappy I am, there's no pushing it back down, although I've been doing a damn good job of keeping myself busy with...
    onebirdinacage onebirdinacage
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    I am so committed to doing the right thing.

    Even at the sacrifice if my own happiness. I feel like I'm just running out of energy. I will try to carry this weight on my shoulders as long as I can. But it is becoming increasingly difficult to bear. I love what my wife was. But not who she has become. I just want a kind ear...
    manywounds manywounds
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 11, 2014

    Trapped In a Pit of Love

    I married almost 2 years ago to an amazing woman who I love with all my heart and we now have a 6 month old beautful bundle of joy little daughter. I love these girls. But, the sex has all but dissipated in our marriage. She tells me that that she doesn't feel attractive or...
    greenryder greenryder
    26-30
    Apr 24, 2009

    Very Trapped In A Sexless Marriage And A Grueling Life

    I'm a 48-year-old American woman, married 25 years to European man. We have always lived in his country, which is where we met when I was a student. We have a 14-year-old son. Without wanting to offend those who feel differently, I don't really believe much in marriage. I think...
    Mar 22, 2012

    Making the Best of It

    I married my husband because I thought it was a good idea. I thought that  because he was the first guy who really wanted to have sex with me, who really got off on me that it meant this was the best relationship that I could hope for. And then our son came along and it...
    416tara 416tara
    41-45
    Mar 3, 2009

    Very Trapped In A Sexless Marriage And A Grueling Life

    I'm a 48-year-old American woman, married 25 years to European man. We have always lived in his country, which is where we met when I was a student. We have a 14-year-old son. Without wanting to offend those who feel differently, I don't really believe much in marriage. I think...
    Mar 22, 2012

    Very Trapped In A Sexless Marriage And A Grueling Life

    I'm a 48-year-old American woman, married 25 years to European man. We have always lived in his country, which is where we met when I was a student. We have a 14-year-old son. Without wanting to offend those who feel differently, I don't really believe much in marriage. I think...
    Mar 22, 2012
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