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I Wonder Why I Got Married Too

Do you ever wonder why you got married? Read personal stories, and share your own! 596 People

    Well...let Me Tell You - The first time I got married was because I felt like that was what what expected of me. I had been with her for a few years, and I was stable. People kept...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    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...
    lostinsanluis lostinsanluis 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    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...
    survivormom69 survivormom69 41-45, F Sep 19, 2011

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    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...
    seastar12 seastar12 18-21, F Aug 14, 2012

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    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

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    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...
    Sunshine1058 Sunshine1058 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    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 3 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    My Fortress Of Solitude. - This is my Escape, not my place to hide. Don't we all have those times when our emotions and determination have become so intense, we must escape, or...
    RojoJeepNut RojoJeepNut 70+, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    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...
    rumspringa01 rumspringa01 61-65, F Sep 8, 2012

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    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...
    TypicalPisces TypicalPisces 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    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...
    devinsgirlxox devinsgirlxox 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    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...
    mollydd mollydd 13-15 21 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    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...
    JeNeRegretteRien JeNeRegretteRien 36-40, F Jul 27, 2012

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    Sometimes - 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...
    warclaw warclaw 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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    Different - 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...
    poppyjoy poppyjoy 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    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...
    damanrthere damanrthere 26-30 1 Response Apr 1, 2010

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    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...
    hspblue hspblue 56-60 1 Response Dec 17, 2011

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    I Ask Myself Why - In the begining I thought I was in love with him. As time went on I see I was only lust. I don't know if I even believe in being in love anymore. In the...
    gerbear1128 gerbear1128 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    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 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    A Sexless Marrage...{sucks] - YOU SEE YOU ARE NOT THE ONLY ONE ... I AM MARRIED AND IT IS SEXLESS AND I AM REDDY TO GO AND HAVE A FLING OR TWO THIS IS JUST PLAIN NOT RIGHT....
    WAYNE7 WAYNE7 56-60, M 4 Responses May 9, 2011

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    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...
    Slackajawea Slackajawea 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    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...
    nanasixboys nanasixboys 56-60 10 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    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...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2010

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    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...
    BJewel3 BJewel3 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Sometimes - 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 46-50 3 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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    So this. I knew marriage was not for me.... ***Sighs***
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms 31-35, F Feb 1

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    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...
    goldenmoments goldenmoments 26-30 13 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    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...
    TwistedPetals TwistedPetals 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    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...
    EPKate EPKate 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    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...
    specialeyes4u specialeyes4u 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2011

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    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...
    Socialite757 Socialite757 36-40, F 4 Responses May 6, 2012

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    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

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    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...
    Curiostic Curiostic 31-35, M Mar 18, 2012

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    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...
    MissyLondon MissyLondon 26-30, F Dec 13, 2011

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    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...
    Flower2002 Flower2002 26-30 3 Responses Mar 24, 2010

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    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...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F 11 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    I Thought I Get Over My Fear Over Time - I've been with my wife for 6 years now and we've been married for 3 years. I loved here in the first two years but I gradually lost...
    Oldhanon Oldhanon 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    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...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    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...
    deekshaa deekshaa 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    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...
    stanchovy stanchovy 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    I Said I Never Wanted To... - As a little girl I always said that I didn't want to get married. While my little sister was imagining her wedding, I was planning my world domination...
    unclearhead unclearhead 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    I Don't Wonder...i Know Why - She said yes.   The power has always been hers.  She had me from the day we met.
    Kris99 Kris99 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    So this. I knew marriage was not for me.... ***Sighs***
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    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...
    messyup messyup 51-55 May 28, 2012

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    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...
    BlueRoses1613 BlueRoses1613 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    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...
    easy68 easy68 66-70, M 15 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    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...
    AnitaLoosweight AnitaLoosweight 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    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...
    poeticprincess2003 poeticprincess2003 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2011

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    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...
    MinxyVixen MinxyVixen 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2013

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