45 Quotes About Regrets in Marriage


It takes a lot of work to make it through a successful and happy marriage. For many, they may experience regret to a certain level. These quotes about regrets in marriage will help to inspire and encourage you to seek resolutions and healing.

“A great marriage is not when the perfect couple comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”

“A happy marriage is a selfless journey in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

“A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.”

“A long-lasting marriage is built by two people who believe in -and live by- the solemn promise they made.”

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

“After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can’t face each other, but still they stay together.”

“Becoming complacent. I now know that marriage is like chess: You always have to have your head in the game. Always.”

“Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.”

“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.”

“Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.”

“I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing.”

“I do not regret the part I have taken in a cause so just and interesting to mankind. ”

“I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.”

“I regret settling for less than what I deserved, always justifying his unacceptable behavior, and forgiving too many inexcusable things for the sake of our marriage.”

“I regret trying to make someone else happy and staying for far too long. I only ended up shortchanging myself.”

“I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations – one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it – you will regret both.”

“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.”

“In marriage, each partner is to be an encourager rather than a critic, a forgiver rather than a collector of hurts, an enabler rather than a reformer.”

“Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.”

“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.”

“Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.”

“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.”

“Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.”

“Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful.”

“Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground. ”

“My big mistake was picking someone I thought I could ‘save.’ Eventually, I realized we were both emotionally unavailable.”

“Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.”

“One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together untill you fall in again.”

“Regret is not a proactive feeling. It is situated in disappointment, sorrow, even remorse. It merely wishes things were different without an act to cause a difference. However, repentance is different. Repentance is an admission of, hatred of, and turning away from sin before God.”

“Staying and fighting for his love when he pushed me away.”

“The beauty of marriage is not always seen from the very beginning but rather as love grows and develops over time. ”

“The difference between an ordinary marriage and an extraordinary marriage is in giving just a little extra every day, as often as possible, for as long as we both shall live.”

“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”

“The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.”

“The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.”

“The past is a great place and I don’t want to erase it or to regret it, but I don’t want to be its prisoner either.”

“The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make on your wedding day, and over and over again and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband”

“The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.”

“The success of marriage comes not in finding the right person, but in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they inevitably realize they married.”

“There is no more lovely, friendly, charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.”

“Thinking an open marriage was a reasonable idea is what I regret most.”

“To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong admit it; Whenever you’re right shut up.”

“Trying to make the marriage work when I knew deep down we didn’t stand a chance.”

“What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.”

“You can never regret anything you do in life. You kind of have to learn the lesson from whatever the experience is and take it with you on your journey forward.”

Living a life without regret is difficult to achieve. How you deal with the issues that arise will inspire you to keep moving forward.

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