Marriages can end for countless reasons, from cheating and lying, to addiction and violence.
Now, strangers are sharing their deepest divorce confessions on Reddit – and it’s equal parts fascinating and horrifying.
In the thread, users who had been married for more than five years were asked to share their stories, and whether they believed they could have saved their marriage.
Many of the stories are disturbing, but they offer a refreshingly honest insight into divorce, what causes it, and maybe even how to avoid it.
fancyfire wrote, "I quit drinking, she said I wasn't fun any more. I've tried to fix it, didn't worked out." 50grnizky confessed, "my ex freaked when I thought I was pregnant. He then went out with any woman available. Thankfully we didn't have any children.The marriage lasted seven years. I kept believing he would go back to the best friend and wonderful man I married. It didn't happen."