Married Men, What Are The Hardest Parts About Marriage?

Marriage is one of the most significant decisions someone can make in their life. And even if you have a loving, healthy relationship, it can come with challenges. So, men, if you are married or have ever been married, we want to hear your perspective.

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So, men, what are the hardest parts of marriage that no one talks about?

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Maybe you absolutely love your spouse and family, but you've felt overwhelmed by the number of responsibilities you have — such as kids, finances, etc. — and even though you love your life, it's actually hard not to have any time for yourself.

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Perhaps you realize you're very hard on yourself and often feel pressure to be a "perfect" spouse, and you've never had the chance to talk openly about it.

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Or maybe marriage has challenged you to be open and vulnerable in a way that you previously hadn't been — and it's required a lot of self-reflection and therapy to work through personal issues that kept coming up.

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Or perhaps you've had moments in your marriage where you felt like you made a mistake marrying your partner, and you NEVER expected to have any doubts about that decision.

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Married men, in the comments below, tell us the hardest parts about marriage that you want more people to know. Or, if you prefer to remain anonymous, feel free to use this Google form. Your response could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.