If you're sure your husband isn't your soul mate, you aren't alone.
More than half of women surveyed by AOL Living and Women's Day magazine say their husbands aren't their soul mates, that they sometimes regret marrying their husbands, and that they've even considered leaving their husbands at some point or another.
A part of us finds all of this a little surprising. Another part thinks, well, DUH!
But let's break things down further, shall we? We'll start with the good stuff.
Of the 35,000 women surveyed, nearly 50 percent say that their husbands' personalities were the first thing that attracted themm and more than 50 percent say that their husbands' personalities are still their most attractive trait.
52 percent say they don't believe in fairy tales or fate. Or at least that's what we presume they mean when they say that their husbands aren't their "soul mates."
72 percent say they've considered leaving their marriage at some point or another. Again, we consider this good, if only because it proves that most of the respondents weren't robots.
Now, onto the less good stuff...
More than half of the women surveyed say they're either bored in bed or can't remember the last time they had sex. Approximately 60 percent rarely or never have date nights, a fact that we can't help but think might be contributing to their lackluster sex lives.
More than 50 percent wish their husbands either made more money or made more time for them. And nearly half say their husbands have changed for the worst since getting married (at least they still have those great personalities).
In short, this new survey reinforces a lot of what we already know to be true: Marriages don't always end happily ever after.
That husbands can get on their wives' last nerves. That married or single, we frequently don't get as much sex as we want. And that regardless of all this, a lot of us choose to stick things out due to desperation, craziness, optimism, masochism or something else much harder to explain in one word.