I Have a Husband Who Plays a Lot of Video Games

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    Its 7 am and I am still alone in bed

    while hubby is up on video games. He has a night shift and comes home between 2 and 3 AM then goes straight to the game till he knocks out on the couch then wakes up and hops back on the game till its time to go back to work. On off days same thing . He sleeps in all day while I...
    DeeS8 DeeS8
    31-35, F
    Mar 25

    As I Am On the Computer...

    I hear him playing on the TV downstairs.  I can always tell when NOT to approach, as he begins to holler at the screen. He gets a lot of stress relief from it, so I stay on EP & get my stress relief, too!
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    May 24, 2008

    His "need" to play video games will probably be

    the end of our marriage. It is because he is currently playing that I am here now. Every weekend he plays until 3 or 4 in the morning if not longer. By 10pm if I'm not asleep yet, he'll either ask me if I'm going upstairs or he'll just pull out his headphones and controller. It...
    Mystery08 Mystery08
    22-25, F
    Sep 19, 2015

    As I Am On the Computer...

    I hear him playing on the TV downstairs.  I can always tell when NOT to approach, as he begins to holler at the screen. He gets a lot of stress relief from it, so I stay on EP & get my stress relief, too!
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    2 Responses May 24, 2008

    I Know Right?

    my husband is obsessed with vidieo game and websites. he engages in very time consuming valuable  time.
    presleysshadow presleysshadow
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2009

    My husband or plays PC games with his friends

    or is sleeping all day long. I am a very active person and on too of that I have to take care of my 2 sons (under 4 year old). AND take care of the house, cook, everything else it comes in your mind. When I ask him to do something he says: in 15 minutes when I finish this...
    Dead444inside Dead444inside
    46-50
    Feb 14, 2014

    more and more it seems video games = neglect.

    and he keeps asking me if I'm ok. *facepalm* but seriously, its starting to hurt.
    JESSYmess JESSYmess
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2015

    PS3 Is the Other Woman

    In my relationship, the PlayStation 3 is the "other woman". At first I didn't mind: while he played video games, I could play on the computer or watch tv without him feeling neglected. But then he'd play more and more, and it's at the point where it's absolutely...
    GreenSurferDog GreenSurferDog
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2009

    no time to help me clean

    but somehow has 7 hours to play video games.
    JESSYmess JESSYmess
    22-25, F
    Oct 8, 2015
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