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My Husband Asked Me To Commit To A Loveless Marriage

My Husband Asked Me To Commit To A Loveless Marriage

I inhaled sharply as I listened to the words tumbling out of my husband’s mouth. “I love you, but I’m not in love with you anymore,” he said. He continued, “I don’t know what being in love feels like, I don’t know if I was ever really in love with you. I need some time to figure it out.” My body turned to ice; my thoughts were suspended in disbelief. Then, anger pulsed through my veins, flushing my cheeks, and I had to fight the urge to flee. I took a deep breath, stuffed my emotions down; I was determined not to cry. I wanted to scream at him to take all the time he needed because I deserved a man who knew he wanted me, a man who really loved me. Instead, I redirected my focus and asked him all the questions I could muster without dissolving into a sobbing mess. How long had he felt that way? Was there someone else? What did this mean for our marriage? What did he want to …