From The Confessional: ‘I Don’t Think I’ve Ever Loved My Husband’
22 parents get real about divorce.
There’s a huge range of emotions divorce can inspire. Sure, there’s the usual sadness, anger, and hurt, but there can also be relief and downright glee. And the anonymous parents featured in this roundup from the Scary Mommy Confessional feel it all. From exhausted co-parents to married readers dreaming of divorce and one person who’s just “glad to be rid of the in laws,” here’s what 22 people have to say on the subject.
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I desperately want to live an independent life!
Sometimes I fantasize about divorce.
Divorce is the single most terrifying thing I can think of!
I didn’t believe love was actually real after my parents divorce.
I was glad to be rid of the inlaws
No matter how much you hated him in the lead up, it’s normal to be sad and miss him once it’s final
you can’t regret it all, but you still do in some ways which leads to conflicting feelings
I don’t think I’ve ever loved my husband. I can’t get divorced, b/c I’d have to pay him alimony.
I resent all the people who told me not to leave my husband three years ago now that I finally have.
Best thing I ever did for myself and my kids. Also, the hardest thing.
Since my divorce I feel free! I am smiling for the first time in a long time.
The best decision I have ever made. I feel like I have started a new life ❤️
Married a divorce man w kid. It’s hard to have ex dictate so much of my marriage.
So happy I asked for a divorce. I can’t wait til it’s final and he moves out
I’m remarried with a baby and my ex-husband is still the best sex I’ve ever had
Solo parenting has been so much easier than parenting with my partner
Headed toward divorce, but I know my husband can’t afford to take care of kids without my income..
I’m leaving my husband. I am already looking at apartments for me and my kids. He has no idea.
It is exhausting to have an ex who can barely co-parent and show up in a meaningful way for our child.
I like having my kids part time. I love every second I have them, but I love all the sex I have now.
I’m so excited to be single again after my traumatic marriage and his infidelity.
Getting out of a stale, unequal & sexless marriage was the best decision ever!