I Want Better Communication With My Spouse

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    My spouse and I have been married for only 2 months but we have known eachother for 13 years. He has always been a little shy but at the same time more social than most guys. Ever since I have known him he has been honest about alot of things but like most guys avoids talking...
    Strongerthanb4 Strongerthanb4
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2011

    He Is There. . . But He Is Not There. . .

    We say that we love each other all the time but it doesn't mean anything.  I have been in circles for the past three years with my husband.  We have been married for 13 years now and we have 3 children ages 2, 6, and 11.  I feel we are staying together for the sake of them...
    tequa154 tequa154
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2011

    How Do Couples Do It?

    Hello, My husband and I have been together since 1989. Both of us were raised in alcoholic homes. My parents fought on a daily basis and should have divorced much earlier. Instead, my mother waited until I was 18 to divorce my father. Although there is no fighting...
    Goddess65 Goddess65
    41-45, F
    Jun 17, 2012

    Last night my hubby and I spent the evening

    together. We chatted, played cards, had some wine. It was wonderful. I miss doing that! I want to do that more, just kicking back and chillin. Were both always so busy, we forget the importance of bonding like that. :) I hope we never completely loose the ability to do...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 19, 2013
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Aug 30, 2015

    Developing Communication Skills

    There is a non-profit self-development organization called Toastmasters. You learn effective communication skills and you gain self confidence to speak out. I have stuttered all my life and Toastmasters has helped me immensely. For more info: http://www.toastmasters.org/ The...
    he4she he4she
    51-55, M
    Nov 15, 2011

    So many thoughts run thoughts

    and feelings my head for the past few weeks. So much insecurity is back. I feel like when we talk we get nowhere. Example...you were texting with someone tonight and you said it was work yet your actions to me appeared more personal. You have a smirk when you are amused with...
    smurphette smurphette
    31-35, F
    Mar 24, 2014

    Please Help Me

    I'm coming here for a little advice with my marriage because you all seem happily married. Here is my situation. We've been together for over 5 years, lived together for over 2 years, married for less than 1 and right now I'm hiding in my little office in the house because I...
    markrobco markrobco
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2012

    Working On It!

    We have been married just shy of 20years (20 this year!) And we are still working on our communication skills! I have always been a talker. And he has always been...the one to stare at me with a blank stare as I talk...ugh!!! We have begun to have real conversations, heart-to...
    Lavender29 Lavender29
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 22, 2011

    I feel upset / frustrated.

    I feel like my husband hates my guts sometimes. I feel so pent up with anger. Why can't I just be honest? I feel like I've "lied" for so long there is no going back to the carefree girl I once was. Things I need to say to my husband : 1) I want a child and this is something I'm...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl
    31-35, F
    Sep 23, 2015

    If He Will Not Talk Maybe He Will Read -letter To My Husband

    For the past several years you have not wanted to “talk”. I need to talk.  You do not want to talk about things that need to be discussed because (I feel) it is too difficult for you.  You don’t want to hear what I have to say because you (as you have communicated) feel...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2012

    All Of Me

    The crushing of my heart, it feels so overwhelming My chest feels sunken in and I seem to be trembling You said to me, “I don't feel love through letters and poems.” When those words left your mouth, I felt so all alone! “It's nice to hear those words, but there is no...
    Invisible2unow Invisible2unow
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Nov 22, 2011

    The Unsaid Words...

    I am so fricken' angry right now. It's another one of those situations where I am upset by something that was said and not followed through with. My anger comes from within; I am angry with myself for thinking that everyone thinks and remembers like I do. That everyone will...
    Invisible2unow Invisible2unow
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 9, 2011
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