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I Can't Talk to My Own Husband

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    He Says He Understands

    I can feel my stomach start to hurt and my heart beat faster as I approach him. I know that I have to talk with him but it's just so hard. I know he hates when I make small talk or just talk about talking. Why doesn't he just want sex like a normal guy? I love this man so...
    whostherealmee whostherealmee
    31-35, F
    Dec 18, 2010

    The Magic of Email

    I have to email my husband to make sure that he actually listens.  Even though the majority of our conversations pertain to running our household - I still need to set up reminders by way of emails with return receipts. Anytime I try to deviate around that - he gets...
    weepingwillow weepingwillow
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jun 25, 2007

    ...and I Don't Know If I Want To.

    My husband and I used to be friends. We would talk. He would listen when I talked. Not so much anymore. We completely lack intimacy, especially since the first kid was born over three years ago. We've been to counseling, but to no avail. I'm always on the defense, and I'm not an...
    earthlycreative earthlycreative
    36-40, F
    Jan 12, 2013
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