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.