Re: "take it like a man" now mariage in ruins
It sounds like you married way too young, and for the wrong reasons. You missed out on alot by committing yourself at such a young age and you devoted yourself to living up to everyone else's expectations of you - that was time that many people spend on themselves, learning who they really are and what they really want out of life. You are still young enough to start over, and start finding out what kind of life you really want to live. If you are not in love with your wife, I don't think that it is fair to either of you to stay together out of a sense of responsibility. That is no way to live your life, and as painful as it may be for your wife, it is ultimately more painful for her to stay with a man who really is not in love with her. If you truly believe that your marriage cannot be salvaged, and that you are not in love with your wife, then in my opinion, it will be more painful for both of you in the long run if you stayed.