He’s Divorcing His Wife Because She Asked For An Open Marriage, But Now She’s Calling Him Selfish And A Bad Father Because Their Son Will Be Impacted By The Split

Riccardo - - illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

This man and his wife have been together for 9 years and married for 7. They have a 6-year-old son and equally split housework and helping their son with his schoolwork.

Since childhood, his parents taught him that he should always put himself first, and if he felt like something was causing him emotional hardship in his life, he should step away to keep his mental health in check, even if it upset others.

Over the course of their relationship, he and his wife have always been physically affectionate and slept together frequently. The only time they didn’t hook up as often was, understandably, during his wife’s pregnancy and after their son was born.

However, they started sleeping together just as often as they used to later on. He always felt content with how often they hooked up.

“My wife recently asked me to talk. She told me that even though she loves me, she feels that hooking up with me has become a little monotonous,” he said.

At first, he wasn’t hurt by her views, but when his wife continued, she expressed that she was hoping to open their marriage so that they could sleep with other people. She added that he could feel free to hook up with other women if he wanted, assuring him that their marriage and family could remain the same.

He was crushed by his wife’s idea of an open marriage, and she asked that he mull it over before deciding whether to agree to it or not. His wife said she wouldn’t pressure him into something he wasn’t comfortable with.

After their conversation, he asked if she could sleep in their son’s room while he slept in their bedroom because he needed some space. For days, he cried and wondered where to go from here.

“I came to the conclusion that I didn’t want the open marriage and that it was going to disturb my peace as much as possible,” he explained.

Riccardo – – illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

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