What are Lady Macbeth's feelings about having become queen in Macbeth?

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It seems that being queen isn't everything Lady Macbeth thought that it would be. She and Macbeth are now in power, as they had hoped for, but they seem to be drifting further and further apart from one another. Macbeth is making important decisions, like arranging for the murder of Banquo, without her input and even without her knowledge. In Act Three, scene two, she says,

Nought's had, all's spent,
Where our desire is got without content:
'Tis safer to be that which we destroy
Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy. (3.2.6-9)

Here, she seems to say that they got what they wanted when they killed Duncan -- they are king and queen -- however, they are not happy, as they expected to be. She says that it might be better to be what they have destroyed that to be destroyed themselves and lacking happiness and contentment. It is pretty extreme that she now believes that it could be better to be dead than to be feeling the way she feels now; we get a bit of foreshadowing here.

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In Act I scene 5 of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth gives herself a pep talk where she tells herself that she needs to shed all qualities of a woman she may possess.  She needs to do this in order to help her husband become the man he needs to be, which is King of Scotland.  When the murder is committed she is strong and actually assists in the finishing touches.  However, guilt sets in and it ends in her demise.  It is not that she cannot handle the pressure of being queen it is the secret that she keeps as to how she became queen that becomes the burden.  In the end, Lady Macbeth does not enjoy being queen as much as she thought she would.  So much time was spent keeping the secret that there was not time to actually enjoy the fruits of her labor.

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