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Going through a rough patch...

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Heartbreak

My husband of nearly 10 years just told me that he doesn't repect me.   What kind of crap is that?  I've had this man's back all the years I have been with him and did many foolish things in order to keep him happy.  Where did I go wrong?  What happened to the sweet, thoughtful, NICE man I married so long ago?  Was he the greatest actor who ever lived or was I a fool to believe what he presented to me?   Having no respect for the partner you chose to spend the rest of your life with is a very nasty thing to hide and allow to fester until you blow up at that person over something innoculous and irrelevant.

Having forced that revelation out of my husband, I am now at a loss. I didn't know how to react.  i still don't know how to react.  What I do know is that he is not willing to work to preserve our marriage.  I can see him checking out of our day-to-day lives.  He is not so willing to stay with our children alone anymore.  I can't remember the last time we went out without the children.  He is slowly but surely distancing himself from the family he claims to love.

I can't do anything but sit and wait for the other shoe to drop.

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