Many people know what it’s like to feel trapped in an unhappy marriage. There is nothing so lonely as being married but feeling all alone. If you find yourself in this situation you have two choices: you can try to make the marriage better, or you can leave the marriage.
If you feel like you and your spouse can make things work than you do have some things you can try. The first thing you have to do is to make sure you are both on the same page when it comes to your willingness to deal with your marital problems. It’s impossible for one person to fix all the problems in a marriage. If both of you aren’t 100% committed to making things work than you should face the fact that your marriage is already over.
If you don’t think your marriage is salvageable you will have to find a way to move on with as little pain as possible. You may want to consider enlisting the help of a divorce counselor. These trained professionals can help you sort out all the feelings you’re having and help you heal so that you can eventually have a happy relationship.
The last thing you want to do is to drag a lot of baggage with you into your next relationship. That’s why it’s important that you give yourself plenty of time after your divorce to process everything that’s happened and deal with it completely. It can be scary being alone and that’s the reason many people try to find love again too soon after their divorce and in the long run it usually doesn’t work out very well.
You don’t have to stay in an unhappy marriage, you can try to fix the broken relationship or you can move on, either way you should find a way to have a fulfilling and loving relationship so you can be happy.