Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Don't Think My Husband Is Able to Provide Emotional Support

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    Unpretty Life

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years, dating for almost 10 now. He works for the military overseas and I'm just a native of the area. He makes good amount of money and supports me economically. I take care of the house and try to spend as little as possible and...
    Koi81 Koi81 31-35 Jul 31, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pregnant And He Doesn't Take Care Of Me

    Well I'm pregnant with baby # 2... he is happy about the thought of another child, yet being very unsupportive during the pregnancy. I am feeling physically and emotionally bad, he just doesn't care... He says that the nausea and the migraines are all in my head, and that it is...
    Xkiss Xkiss 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    But I Require a Lot of It

    I would love to know what at least one outside party thinks about this... My husband and I have been together for a long time and have been married for 9 months and have a three year old daughter.I have battled depression for my entire life and I cry when I am...
    Undiscovered22 Undiscovered22 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 19, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Crying On The Couch..my Husband Is Sleeping Peacfully

    I'm very emotional right now. This is a warning. There's a lot going on. A lot of stressors in my life. Tonight I feel defeated. I try to be the perfect wife. My husband is a good man. He showers me with love and affection. There are times when I worry that our relationship is...
    patchoulimama patchoulimama 31-35 Sep 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Like Starving In A Desert...

    My husband and I have been together for 15 years. When we first met, he was very successful in his public career. I was just starting out. At that time, I was less apt to express my need for emotional support. I lacked such support growing up, and came to view emotional needs as...
    Jemma42 Jemma42 41-45 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Loolu34

    I too have issues with my husband. We have been married for 19 yrs.. don't ask how i have made it this far.  He is a wonderful man and provides for his family. We both are on our second marriage. He has 3 grown children married and have their children now. I have 2 children not...
    loolu34 loolu34 61-65 1 Response Aug 23, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why Can't He Just Listen?

    I'm a 33 yr old mother of a baby boy, currently staying at home to take care of him. My partner is turning 41 this June, is intellectually inferior and just does not listen to me or my problems. When I try to talk to him about something that's bothering me, or a problem comes up...
    lilla lilla 31-35 1 Response Jun 9, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Husband Does Not Express Himself Until He Is Angry

    . He doesnt have any friends and when he does meet people he doesnt keep in touch or pursue friendship, he is home when he is not working but he sits in front of the tv 90 percent of the time.. Its like he doesnt now how to be a partof a family, I cook and ask him to eat with us...
    cdatkins101 cdatkins101 46-50 5 Responses Mar 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Emotional Desert

    My husband and I have been married for 5 years and dated for 2, both in our 50s. 4 months ago I broke my leg at work. Since then I have had complications and am unable to put weight on it. I can not work, drive, grocery shop, clean house,cook, take a shower, etc. I am totally...
    postalgal07 postalgal07 46-50, F 1 Response May 13, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Unsupportive Husband

    Hi, I have been married for six years, have two kids.  I decided to go back to school a little over a year ago and have had such a awful experience with it.  I work part-time, go to school full time, raise our kids while also doing all the house work inside and out...
    momsweetblessings momsweetblessings 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Yeah, so I was just called a hipster by my boyfriend and I was like "WHA-WHA-WHAAAT MAN?" Maybe I overreacted but it felt so bad and it still feels so bad because I mean We've been...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F 38 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think government is the problem. I think it is important that all aspects of our lives be the best they can be. We have a government. Let's all work to make it the best...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think I'm every going to have abs :( And I hate wearing retainers in my belly button piercings :'(
    louisajayne98 louisajayne98 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been in love for a long time, I finally could say all I feel to that person, but, she doesn't says "I love you" I hug her, shes hugs me, we hold our hands, and she is so cute...
    Vardelos Vardelos 18-21, M Dec 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm sitting in bed crying and listening to music with my headphones in. Why? Because my husband is being a complete arsehole. He gets really nasty after a few drinks and has...
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been married twice before and it has never worked out. First marriage was full of arguments almost everyday about the stupidest stuff, and my second marriage was full of...
    thebaddkidd thebaddkidd 31-35, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know they don't because they always ignore me or make a joke about what it is that I had to say or they brush it off and treat me like I'm an idiot who doesn't know what they are...
    HollywoodBlonde HollywoodBlonde 26-30, M Dec 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Litterally I feel like no one will. I would of never seeked knowledge if i would have known that most people are ignorant and its how humans bond, through there ignorance. If i...
    flayedskin flayedskin 18-21, F Dec 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have recently decided to leave my husband and all of my plans seem to be falling through. I feel trapped :
    jennygirlnov1910 jennygirlnov1910 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've never been able to see myself as beautiful...
    BwayGirl676 BwayGirl676 22-25, F Dec 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ... "Bleh." That's all I can think when I see myself x3 Whoo..
    C5PiE C5PiE 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Although, I have a college degree. I do not think I am smarter or better than anyone else. There are things I learn from people with or without a diploma added to their name. I...
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm ugly and fat, sometimes I think that my friends are talking about me
    FrankietheCat FrankietheCat 16-17, F Dec 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So yes, my life is **** at the moment. But how much more down the drain can I go? There has to be a limit. And I think I have already hit the bottom. You know what happens when you...
    rabinafrost rabinafrost 18-21, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I suck at life now. My worlds been taken away. Knife through the heart. This is BULLSHIT. Baby choose to come back to me. You know this isn't right!
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    people post the same video for a bunch of different experiences within a few hours of each other. It's nice, really nice, that you want to help people, but posting the same...
    absolom absolom 41-45 Dec 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had someone that said she loved me but her actions didn't show it. Had a daughter together and bought a house a year ago, she had secrets with her phone and was avoiding me more...
    needbetter needbetter 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Listening to Daughtry and looking through memories on my old blackberry... The fact that I have a selfie of me and my ex is killing me. It hurts so much to see that we looked so...
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really need help and I want somebody willing to help me. Thank you.
    gracegodduaghter gracegodduaghter 16-17, F Nov 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes people make me feel like I'm an idiot... I'm always slow on things, and yet I'm the smartest in my grade
    Reading247 Reading247 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If i was, i would have had a gf in school, i would have 8-9 friends at school and few friends in neighborhood ~
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If I died tomorrow, nobody would miss me.
    RyderSebastian RyderSebastian 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    im so ugly... i just want to be attractive so that i can get a boyfriend
    BennyWyatt BennyWyatt 13-15, M Dec 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My oldest 22 barely communicates w me and he can be rude. Hub is tired and I have a lot of head pain. I've always felt stupid and left out.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm sorry. I'm such an attention seeker posting about this. Wow. What a piece of ****, born into ****. Oh well. You're welcome.
    Starchild00 Starchild00 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Smarter?? Yes Better?? No. (just kidding).
    ts92 ts92 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Video games do train people. We need to chose how we will be trained. These techniques were first used in WWI when they found that most people who were good marksman, could not...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    again...nobody can love someone like me who is always in depression once a month or cries when she feels like it...I feel like I'm giving up this whole life even though it's...
    VerenaTheShadow VerenaTheShadow 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very...
    rajbj rajbj 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Seriously, there needs to be more open love around this world. There is way too much hate!
    NotSoNamefulNow NotSoNamefulNow 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    They are the one who made you promise them a forever. Although they are the one who left and ended that forever.
    xurypa xurypa 13-15, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm only 16.. 3 years ago I cut myself and I have been doing it on and off since then. I don't understand what's wrong with me. I'd be out with my friends, enjoying my time. Then...
    Aly262 Aly262 16-17 1 Response Dec 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is the first experience I've written so I should probably have written something interesting about myself but im pretty sure that honestly, nobody wants to hear it. I guess I...
    JustAnIrrelevantGirl JustAnIrrelevantGirl 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have pale light skin, green eyes and long brown hair, while everyone else round here has a nice darkish tan, brown eyes and short/pixie cut /or medium black hair… Guys notice...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think, no...I know, I've spent the last 15 years trying to convince someone that I'm good enough to love and deserve the truth. There's no point in going on about all the things...
    IstyBisty IstyBisty 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know, I never thought I'd actually live to be 16 and I don't know how I feel about it. My birthday is Friday and I should be excited but i'm not. Nothing changes, i'm still...
    FreedomIsWhatIDesire FreedomIsWhatIDesire 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 15

    Your Response

    Cancel