18 People Share The Exact Moment They Knew Their Marriage Was Over

Marriages don’t always last till death do you part. As hard as people try, sometimes it just doesn’t work out. People change, circumstances evolve, someone cheats, or you mutually come to the understanding that your husband’s secretary is younger and hotter than you.

Sometimes it’s a slow, inevitable descent; and sometimes it’s over in a single moment. These stores from AskReddit are about those marriages that all seemed to culminate in a single instance. They’re heartbreaking and horrifying, but since they’re not happening to you, they’re also hilarious!

1. From user Broiled

Probably when I returned home and found all the furniture, food and my wife missing. Another hint was the empty bank account.

2. From user cdc194

She wasnt religious when we met, 10 years later she told me I was going to hell for believing in dinosaurs.

3. From user Buckaroo_Banzai_

My wife put on 170 lbs over 10 years. I never said anything and supported her attempts at weight loss.

One day I was trying on an old Steelers jersey that didn’t fit, because I had gained 15 lbs in 10 years. I said, “Well, i guess it’s time to buy a bigger jersey.” her response: “We’re not blowing money on a stupid jersey. You’ll just have to lose weight.”



4. From user Metyaudem

When I came home to find her sister’s husband naked in my bed.

5. From an anonymous user

On my 6th birthday I got a dog named Ace, an absolutely beautiful golden retriever chow mix that was my only friend throughout a very lonely elementary-middle school life.

My parents called me one day in July of 2009 while I was at work (I was stationed in my hometown after a few tours) telling me they were taking him to be put down because he was having some terrible medical problems and in pain. I asked my Top if I could go and he threw me out of the office, on the way towards my folks house I called my wife at work (DQ) crying hysterically about it. I told her that she will have to either take the bus home or have her mother take her. The bus was a straight route and would take 15 minutes, and her mom lived between her work and our house so it would be no hassle anyway.

Cut the story short, she starts screaming at me for caring more about a “stupid fucking dog” than her having to take the bus home, I hung up and that was it. I never kissed or hugged her again.