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Not Able to be Happy With my Husband

Hi,

I am having a very serious issue. I met my husband online and after developing a good relationship, I met him in person. After 2 years of courtship we recently got married. He is very patient, understanding, kind- hearted guy. But, I am not at all happy with him. He is everything a girl wants, that's what my friend says, but I think he is not made for me.

During our wedding his parents didn't treat me well. His family members are very weird. I feel he betrayed me somehow and I am not able love him anymore. I am just in this relationship because he always scare me that he will die if I will leave him.

I used to like having sex with him but I used to initiate it always. From last month I have lost complete interest in sex. I don't enjoy it. My day starts with sadness and I even wake up in the middle of the night and I keep regreting my decision of marrying him. I am in a depressed state because I am losing interest in almost every aspect of life. I love kids but I don't want them to be like him or like his family members. I don't like his personality, his smile, his way of holding me. I don't hate him but at the same time I have stopped loving him.

I dont know what to do with my life. I am so confused with all this and am not able to think clearly about my life.

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