I Wonder Why I Got Married Too

Do you ever wonder why you got married? Read personal stories, and share your own! 614 People

    I Married Him For Lots Of Reasons.

    When he gets on my nerves... sometimes i wonder why i married my husband. But the thing is i know why. I married him because he has alot of the qualities i would like to have. I am a people pleaser in nature and he isnt. He has the ability to just say whats on his mind. That is a...
    poeticprincess2003 poeticprincess2003
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2011

    Not Sure What I Was Thinking....

    I  met my husband almost 4 years ago, while he was dating a friend of mine. He was seperated from his first wife, and all that fun stuff. To shorten this story, we became fast friends, and remained best friends for 6 months. Then one day out of the blue he called and asked...
    TwistedPetals TwistedPetals
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    For The Wrong Reasons

    When i was marrying my husband i thought maybe it was for the right reasons, he was very caring and he took care of me, heck the guy took care of me and my son when he was born, but when my son passed away, i notcied a change, but not good enough because i married my husband...
    devinsgirlxox devinsgirlxox
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Mar 15, 2010

    Married My Highschool Sweetheart

    I married my Highschool sweetheart. The only guy I ever slept with. I love him as he is the father of my two children. I experienced my first experience with a woman in college. Making a long story short.... I've had many other experiences... I've dated one woman for 2 years...
    MissyLondon MissyLondon
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2011

    Why Did I Get Married??

    when i got married i thot i was in love; well honestly i was in love; but now he has slowly pushed me away; he has been dishonest with me plenty of times and not very supportive all he wants is things done for him; i am tired of givin giving and giving; when is it going to be...
    Flower2002 Flower2002
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2010

    So this. I knew marriage was not

    for me.... ***Sighs***
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2014


    My dream was very weird for me I was walking around late at night and then I guess I decided to go up on a super high building and as I remember stepping up onto the building it was so shaky and very dark and I was alone and my parents didn't know I was out and apparently the...
    Sparkletts Sparkletts
    13-15, F
    Jul 4, 2012

    Out Of Love

    I've been married for a year now and compared to other marriages mine seems short. But to me this year has been one if not the longest of my life. I married a man thinking I was madly in love with him, and maybe I was. But throughout this year I came to know a completly different...
    Sunshine1058 Sunshine1058
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

    Because The Options Were Limited

    A college dropout, child of divorced parents, and victim of domestic abuse from a prior live-in relationship -- I was working two jobs, as a grocery cashier and hostess at Denny's when I met my husband.  Because I've trashed him a lot on EP, I think it's only fair that I...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2010

    Young And In Love

    I married because I was so in love. We were both 20 when we started dating. I fell hard for him.  15 years later we are still together. I do not think either of us understood the commitment we were making. We were both torn people who found comfort in each other. I...
    Abriee Abriee
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Apr 5, 2010

    If You Don't Like Something Change It; If You Can't Change It, Change The Way You Think About It.

    I got married to my husband because I fell in love with him… My mom always said that love is not enough to make a marriage work, you need to find someone whose faults you can live with… I used to tell anyone who would listen what my mom always said to me and I believed it...
    TypicalPisces TypicalPisces
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Apr 3, 2010

    Married? Married??

    I wonder about getting married. I used to love and cherish the idea, as I am an idealist at heart. As I've gotten older though, I've begun to cherish my developing sense of freedom though, and it's started to dig at my assumption that you are incomplete if you're not...
    stanchovy stanchovy
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    Just Another Choice....

    We made a decision as a couple and then did it mostly for tax reasons but also cause there was some form of love...somewhere in there..twisted maybe? 
    DomestiqueGoddess DomestiqueGoddess
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Mar 13, 2010

    I love my husband very much,

    but we got married before either of us were Christians. Over time I became a Christian and then my husband became one. I do think he is a true believer but we are still unequally yoked as far as our spiritual maturity levels. I long for him to be the spiritual leader of my home...
    Sparkyroc Sparkyroc
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    It All Happened So Fast, I Didn't Think, I Just Said I Do

    Our eyes met across a booth in a restaurant.  We smiled, looking towards each other often as we continued our conversations at our own tables.  We were leaving the restaurant at the same time and he held my hand.  He introduced himself and asked if I would like...
    mollydd mollydd
    19 Responses Mar 16, 2010

    He's The Best!

    When my husband and I started dating, it just felt so easy and so right. Even before we started dating and were just coworkers we had a really good connection. We both felt like we'd known each other forever and we could finish each other's sentences. With previous boyfriends...
    Slackajawea Slackajawea
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Mar 10, 2010

    Getting Married

    He waited for me.  I had trust issues.  I worked on them, and the night before the wedding I told him "you're not marrying me for my great body because I don't have one,"you're not marrying me for my money, because I don;t have any", and "you aren't marrying me...
    nanasixboys nanasixboys
    9 Responses Mar 8, 2010

    To Have A Family

    I got married because i fell in love with my best friend. We are still best friends although sometimes when he gets on my nerves, he seems more like my best enemy. I think it's that way because we know each other inside out and we know which buttons to push. Marriage wouldn't...
    AnitaLoosweight AnitaLoosweight
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2010

    A Haze

    To understand my marriage I have to consider the relationship I had before my husband. It was my first relationship, and my first love. I was 18 and dated my first girlfriend for half a year before we broke up. I thought everything was fine, and one day out of the blue she tells...
    JeNeRegretteRien JeNeRegretteRien
    36-40, F
    Jul 27, 2012

    What Happened?

    I got married last fall.  I had just returned to me and my girlfriends house after a some what chaotic and traumatic business adventure 1300 miles away.  The original plan was to have my girlfriend move to where I was living.  She turned in her resignation and began making...
    Curiostic Curiostic
    31-35, M
    Mar 18, 2012

    It Seemed Like The Next Thing To Do

    My husband and I got met each other in college.  We were seated alphabetically in class and by some stroke of fate, the girl who was seated between us dropped out of the course after the first day of class so we found ourselves seated beside each other throughout the first...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2010


    Was it love? Was it covenience? It sure wasn't greed or sexual attraction. I am not sure why I have gotten married twice to the same man without it being a blissful experience done with all complete security and carelessness. I have always had doubt and the fear of regret in the...
    cleargerman cleargerman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2012

    Marriage......my Funny Story!!!!!

    Today i want to write about the fact why i got married.mine is an arrange marriage.i had boy friends but i was never serious with any one.i always used to think that marriage&relationships are the things to be decided by our parents.coz they know what is best for us....i used...
    deekshaa deekshaa
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Nov 17, 2012

    I Know Why I Got Married.

    I believed in love, that's why I got married. I still do believe in love and hope we will always be together.
    liquidamber liquidamber
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2010

    I Knew It Was Wrong Then, & It's Still Wrong Today!

    Married 21 years-we got married because our "parents" both kicked us out because the child support dried up. I knew better than to marry him but didn't feel like I had a choice at 21 and nowhere to go. He's been diagnosed with a form of schizophrenia. He's not a good husband...
    survivormom69 survivormom69
    41-45, F
    Sep 19, 2011

    No Regrets, Just Questions~

    I got married because, I met a guy who loved me more than anything. And in him, I found a best friend, a lover, a farther to my child, and a great provider. The problem is that sometimes love is not enough. And, all the love in the world does not mean that two people should live...
    BlueRoses1613 BlueRoses1613
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 28, 2011


    I know why I got married- because of my culture. I am an Irish Traveller, we are all Catholic and we all marry young and then start having children. Ever since I was a little girl it was my dream to be a housewife and mother just like my mother was an every other woman I knew. I...
    poppyjoy poppyjoy
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 16, 2013

    In the beginning…..

    In the beginning there was a newly divorced woman who enjoyed the tranquil peace of her single life. Husband no. 1 was a real treat - Mr. Serial Cheater! Five years, seven mistresses and buckets full of tears later, I chose to end the drama. Like cutting of an abscessed arm...
    BJewel3 BJewel3
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2014

    Because All I Wanted Was

    to be a wife and mother. VERY UNWISE reasoning. the 2nd time was temporary insanity! lol
    Cheyenna Cheyenna
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Mar 17, 2010

    A Positive Choice

    We had been living together for seven years and had a three year old daughter.  I wanted to get married to give our daughter two committed parents.  It did make a difference and I do firmly believe that being married does make a big difference to a relationship in...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Mar 13, 2010

    Maybe everyone wonders

    why at some point
    deleted deleted
    Feb 21, 2015

    The Reason I Got Married

    I got married because my wife told me she was pregnant and I didn't want a child out of wed lock. Now I thought she was a nice girl and that she would be forever endeared to me. But that was a big mistake. Not only have I endured almost ten years of mental and emotional abuse...
    damanrthere damanrthere
    1 Response Apr 1, 2010

    I Don't Wonder Why.

    I married her because I absolutely couldn't not marry her.......                                    ...
    Miserablistbboygothslut Miserablistbboygothslut
    31-35, M
    11 Responses Apr 2, 2010

    So this. I knew marriage was not

    for me.... ***Sighs***
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2014

    I Was Too Young

    I got married because I wanted to get out of my parents' house and didn't have the financial resources to do it on my own.  Also, I said yes to the first guy who asked me because I was totally sure that no one else would in my entire life.  My children have grown to be...
    hspblue hspblue
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

    "what I Wished Before I Got Married. What I Knew Now".................

    I wish that I known the in love experience is not an adequate foundation for marriage. "Nobody" told me this..I thought the whole thing was you fall in love with somebody and it's so..wonderful and it's so euphoric, and it's going to be that way forever..Nobody ever told me that...
    Anto815 Anto815
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2011


    Sometimes,Honestly,Wonder why,We ever got married,Today's world,Hardly see each other,One comes home,The other,Goes out,What type of marriage is this?I'd love to know!
    startinover1 startinover1
    3 Responses Apr 26, 2012

    What Was I Thinking?

    I divorced my first husband.  He was abusive, mean, sexually manipulative....awful to me and the children.  I stayed and stayed, and worked on our marriage, and begged him to help me change it.  He never changed.  Not for longer than a week or so.  When...
    dyin2live dyin2live
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Mar 27, 2010

    44 Years Of Being Friends

    we were both 20 I was a city guy and she was from a small town. first date ended bad, second date after a long talk about what we wanted in life ended in sex. 11 months later we got married, some 100 women later and she is still here. being friends no matter what has kept us...
    easy68 easy68
    66-70, M
    13 Responses Mar 13, 2010

    I Left My Brains Behind When I Got Married

    How could I have married my husband? I must have been brain dead! I am his fourth wife. He says he cheated on all his ex-wives and that I am the only wife he has not cheated on. Please spare me, like I believe that! Sometimes he just gets under my skin! If I had a ton of money I...
    messyup messyup
    May 28, 2012

    What Should I Do When I Don't Deserve This?

    My husband of 8months has been telling me lies lately and i want to believe him but im not crazy. I don't have friends to talk to so i joined this group. I have made him my whole life which is stupid cuz while im playing good lil housewife he is doing God knows what.
    Socialite757 Socialite757
    36-40, F
    4 Responses May 6, 2012

    I Got Married..

    NOT because we have been together for 6 years, NOT for security, NOT for money, NOT because ppl were telling us non stop "so when yall gettin married you have been together forever"....We got married because everyday is better with each other, because the love we feel...
    Graham31 Graham31
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 1, 2010

    Sometimes I Don't Know Why I Got Married

          When we got married we were both in our twenties, but before we decided to get married we lived together for one year.  We had dated for 5 years and wanted to try living together to see if we were right for each other.  As it turned out we were...
    deleted deleted
    20 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    To Have & To Hold

    I married him because I just couldn't get enough of him. Because he is my best friend, because he makes me giggle, and because we see the world through similar rose-colored shades. We could have continued in life as partners, but we wanted to take it to the ultimate level...
    EPKate EPKate
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Mar 10, 2010

    I got married to get out of a small fishing town

    where job variety is scarce and everyone thought I was this sweet Christian girl. By proxy. And, I was lectured unless I behaved. I didn't get along with my mom and even though I'm almost 40, I still clash with her when she and my dad come for a week. My husband says I let...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 18, 2014

    The Slow Walk

    The bride's walk down the aisle is a slow one for a reason. Each step closer to that altar I felt hesitation, then apprehension. What was I doing? Yes he was a great guy, everyone said. I was sure I loved him. But when that music started playing, the bridesmaids had already...
    MinxyVixen MinxyVixen
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2013

    What?!? Married And No Sex

    I got married because I loved my husband and sexually attractive to him.  Our love life was never over the top but thought when we got married we could have sex when ever we wanted.  However, we went from twice a week, to once week, to once a month, to once ever 6...
    lostinsanluis lostinsanluis
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Aug 22, 2010


    Some days I wish I could take it back, some days I just want to run as far and as fast as I can to escape the life I have now. Dating is fun and having a relationship is cute, but once the ring ends up on someone's finger, forget about your old life of fun and games, and...
    warclaw warclaw
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2011

    Married Cuz...

    I married my man because there was no one else around! I know that sounds pretty bad but I didn't want to be lonely. He was controlling and annoying but I still married him due to convenience. My saying is "he's the ONE when there's no one else around."
    specialeyes4u specialeyes4u
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2011

    I Got Married For The White Dress And The Party

    Well, all my friends were getting married, I was almost 30.  I need it to have the white dress.  My husband was already married and he kept his ex wife's daughter to punish her.  He also has another kid who is autistic, with a former girlfriend, but he doesn't...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Mar 30, 2010

    I made a huge mistake I got married

    for all the wrong reasons I wasn't in love and now I'm miserable And I'm making her miserable And I feel very guilty about it I've been very honest with her about how I feel I am going to therapy I was hoping I could learn to love her as I did in my first two marriages...
    dfries63 dfries63
    51-55, M
    Apr 21, 2015

    Happy To Be Married...

    I met my wife nearly 13 years ago. We dated throughout high school, college, and even graduate school. After being apart, off and on, for so long, it was time to ask her to marry me. We've been married a few months now, and my life couldnt be better. I love my wife... I couldnt...
    goldenmoments goldenmoments
    15 Responses Mar 8, 2010

    To Love And To Cherish

    I have a hard time believing that he truly loves me. Seems most everything he does is only for himself and I'm an after thought. When he tells me he loves me at the end of every phone call, text message or as he or I am walking out the door, I find it hard to say it in return. It...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2012

    Pressured To Get Married..

    I got married at age nineteen. Our relationship was great, or so I thought. Shortly after marriage, we moved out of the state and had to pursue "real life," which I was totally prepared for, however he was not. For the sake of this story, his name will be Ross. Ross was a...
    seastar12 seastar12
    18-21, F
    Aug 14, 2012

    For A Silly Reason I Guess Today

    we loved each other more them words can ever express and many said we were wrong or even stuiped to get married at our age back then but we had our reasons and we loved each other so much even at the age of 13 we had already been living with each other for almost a year and...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Oct 3, 2011

    My Late Husband Was Probably A Gangster

    Hugo was a frequent customer of the burlesque club I danced at. I know this club was doing some illegal stuff with drugs and booze, and I knew he was friends with the owners. I was in an unspoken relationship with another woman at the club, Lillian, when I became involved with...
    rumspringa01 rumspringa01
    61-65, F
    Sep 8, 2012

    Writing A Diary

    ever since i was a child i always used to write what ever strange or bad happened to me ....but today i wrote after a gap of 2 years...most of the time i feel that i am the kind of person who really do not know how to stay happy...god has given me everything but still i am...
    deekshaa deekshaa
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2012
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