Married at First Sight alum Jamie Otis is sharing with fans the reality of her marriage. She’s never held back from sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly with fans. Now, Jamie says she and her husband Doug Hehner are going through a rough patch. What’s causing their current troubles? Keep reading to find out what Jamie had to say.
Jamie Otis dishes on her marriage issues with Doug Hehner
The Bachelor alum has never been shy about dishing out the bad along with the good in her life. Jamie has never hidden the fact she’s depressed. Jamie went to Instagram to share all about their ups and downs. She said, “If the grass looks greener on the other side it may be fake..🤷🏼♀️ Our grass is yellow AF but 7 yrs together & we’ve never wanted to “fake” anything.”
She opened up a lot on her Instagram and also on the latest Hot Marriage Cool Parents podcast. Jamie admits she has some trust issues with Doug. Jamie admits catching Doug in a few lies in the past. So, she said, “I’m in a rut here and I’m begging for help in every aspect of my life … I’m angry and sad and hurt and I don’t know what to do.”Jamie continued, ”I literally have to manage every aspect of our life. … Needless to say, we’re obviously working on our marriage. I’m just at a loss. I feel completely deflated.”
She’s at a breaking point
Back on Instagram she shared eight different photos. Jamie dished on the significance of each photo. She also said fans have been there through it all. Her thoughts can be related to by many. Jamie said of her last picture posted, “Here we are today—7 years married & we’re going through another pretty rough patch. (Who isn’t after a global pandemic?!)🤦🏼♀️.” She continued, “I almost didn’t share this here on my personal page. The weaker side of me wanted to kinda just hide it.🙈 I’ve never liked talking about mental illness or thoughts of suicide bc it’s not who I want to be.”
These two have been through a lot together. They endured the loss of their first son. Celebrated the birth of their daughter. Then they grieved two more pregnancy losses. Then once again celebrated their son coming into the world. Now, Jamie has been trying to love herself more. She never hides the fact that she’s depressed.
Jamie and Doug are trying to work on their marriage
When Jamie hit her lowest point and had a meltdown, she and Doug vowed to continue to try and work on things. Jamie said, “I had this mental breakdown a couple weeks ago and since then Doug & I have been really trying. We aren’t giving up on each other🙏❤️.”
She then continued saying, “So yeah, our grass isn’t always green. But we both vowed to water the ish outta it til it’s vibrant with life again🙏🌱.”
Jamie and Doug are going through a rough patch just as many other couples do. Many fans are pulling for them to make it. Fans love the openness this couple shares with their followers. They share real life, not just the happy reels.
Stay tuned for more updates on Jamie and Doug.