Married Women, Tell Us The "Hardest Parts" Of Marriage That No One Talks About

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, women, if you are married or have ever been married, we want to hear your perspective.

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

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Maybe you've been tired of and overwhelmed by the pressures society puts on women to be the "perfect" wife, so you've had to learn what YOUR version of a healthy partnership looks like for you and your spouse.

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Perhaps you absolutely love your spouse and kids, but it's been very challenging not having ANY time for yourself, and you feel like you've lost a part of who you are since being married and starting a family.

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Or maybe 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 women, 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.