Thank you for coming to our JA team for guidance. I am so sorry this is happening to you, especially around the holidays.
Generally, a marriage cannot be annuled if it has been consummated. The STD leads me to believe that it has been consummated, so you would need to file for divorce. If the divorce or any part of a settlement or custody/visitation issues are not agreed upon by both of you, you should retain a family law attorney in your area to represent you. A good place to start is www.attorneylocate.com.
Again, I am so sorry this is happening to you. I would suggest locating a support group in your area to help you get through this difficult time.
Lets hope the new year brings better things.
Wow. That certainly makes the situation worse. Yes, if your husband engaged in a fraud to get you to marry him, it is possible to obtain an annulment in many states, although the length of your marriage weighs against it. You definitely need to find a local attorney who is ready for a fight. Your husband would likely argue that you should have known that his STD was transmissible even without an outbreak, which relieves him of the fraud allegation.
One day at a time will get you through this.
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