19 People Describe What It's Like To Try To Save Their Marriage

"The only reason why I want to save my marriage is for our son. He doesn't deserve a broken family."

We often share the wonderful sides of marriage, but the truth is, being in any long term relationship is seriously hard work. For some people, that struggle can be the difference between staying together and being apart. Talking about some of the issues that arise in marriage can help people better understand that hitting a rough patch doesn't mean the relationship has to end. Instead, it can mean there's work to be done. 

Here to share some experiences with trying to fix their marriages are people who used the Whisper app, an anonymous confessions platform. Their responses show that every relationship — and people's methods of working on it — can be very different. From couples trying therapy, to ending an affair, these people are doing what they think is best to try to save their marriages. 

You can read some of their confessions below: 

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