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Couples admit how having children ‘ruined’ their marriages

Parents explain why children RUINED their marriage – from a man who ‘didn’t touch’ his wife during her pregnancy to a woman who realised she doesn’t love her husband as much as she thought

  • Couples from all over the world have admitted children ‘ruined’ their marriages
  • From arguing to lower sex drives, having children took a toll on these romances 
  • One woman admitted on Whisper that she felt ‘disgusting’ after giving birth

Sleepless nights, little to no quality time together and frequent disagreements… it’s no wonder these new parents believe having children ‘threw a wrench’ in their marriages.

Couples from Canada, the UK, the US and Australia have admitted they were left struggling to meet the demands of their family life – and that having children had taken a toll on their relationships. 

Speaking on the confession website Whisper, one woman from Larchmont, New York, revealed her husband hadn’t touched her during her pregnancy, but now wanted more children. 

Another woman, from London, revealed that having children made her realise marrying her husband was a mistake, even though she loved their child dearly. 

Couples from Canada, the UK, the US and Australia have admitted they were left struggling to meet the demands of their family life – and that having children had taken a toll on their relationships. One woman from Calgary, Canada, said it ‘threw a wrench’ in her marriage 

A new mother from Costa Messa, California, revealed she gained weight during pregnancy and felt her husband didn't love her anymore

A new mother from Costa Messa, California, revealed she gained weight during pregnancy and felt her husband didn’t love her anymore 

One woman from Larchmont, New York, revealed her husband hadn't touched her during her pregnancy, but now wanted more children

One woman from Larchmont, New York, revealed her husband hadn’t touched her during her pregnancy, but now wanted more children

One father from Colorado Springs, Colorado, admitted that his wife had been deeply impacted by post-partum depression

One father from Colorado Springs, Colorado, admitted that his wife had been deeply impacted by post-partum depression

Children were a big change for this couple, and the father admitted his marriage was very different because of it

Children were a big change for this couple, and the father admitted his marriage was very different because of it 

A wife revealed having children made her realise what true love was, and that she wasn't in love with her husband anymore

A wife revealed having children made her realise what true love was, and that she wasn’t in love with her husband anymore 

Another woman from London revealed that having children made her realise marrying her husband was a mistake, even though she loved their child dearly

Another woman from London revealed that having children made her realise marrying her husband was a mistake, even though she loved their child dearly

Shocking revelations: A husband from Deer Lodge, in Canada, admitted to his wife he didn't like his children anymore and wanted to put them up for adoption

Shocking revelations: A husband from Deer Lodge, in Canada, admitted to his wife he didn’t like his children anymore and wanted to put them up for adoption  

A woman from Louisville, Kentucky, revealed her husband left her because he wasn't able to cope with the responsibilities of having children

A woman from Louisville, Kentucky, revealed her husband left her because he wasn’t able to cope with the responsibilities of having children 

A couple from Pacific, Missouri, said their family was nothing like they thought, and that they were fighting all the time

A couple from Pacific, Missouri, said their family was nothing like they thought, and that they were fighting all the time 

An American man admitted that having children ruined his marriage, but that even though he was now single, he could not imagine going back to being married without kids

An American man admitted that having children ruined his marriage, but that even though he was now single, he could not imagine going back to being married without kids 

A couple from Johnstown, New York, had to get help after the wife became 'a totally different person'

A couple from Johnstown, New York, had to get help after the wife became ‘a totally different person’  

Clashing parenting styles were a difficult issue to overcome from this unhappy couple from  Attleboro

Clashing parenting styles were a difficult issue to overcome from this unhappy couple from  Attleboro

One wife admitted she missed her husband and wished she'd never have had children instead of being an unhappy mother

One wife admitted she missed her husband and wished she’d never have had children instead of being an unhappy mother 

In Reo, Georgia, one woman revealed she was unhappy with how her husband was helping with the children

In Reo, Georgia, one woman revealed she was unhappy with how her husband was helping with the children

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