"I am in a similar situation ladies. Shannon, I can relate to the longevity. My husband and I have been married for 24 years and together 4 before that. I am tired, just like you. I am exhausted with the cycle of abuse. The up and down. I am older…"
"This is THE toughest thing for me to do. My husband is relies on me for most things and in many ways does not WANT the responsibility that Raymond speaks of. He used to go to church, lead youth, Sun. School teacher, etc. For 10 years now he has NO…"
"Hello, If your wife has just started counseling - that is a great thing. She has a lot to learn and so can you. When we have issues in life, we can choose to work on ourselves. When we do this it is bound to improve our relations with others. The…"
"Oh, also. Here is how my husband responded to the latest round with our son the one I was speaking of. "It is mankinds tendency to be evil". "David got teased from his brothers for fighting Goliath". "Joseph's…"
"Frances, Great question! My husband and I disagree about consequences. He says I am "too harsh and unloving" I say, good behavior gets rewarded and bad consequences. This is a HUGE problem in our marriage. She and he are alike and he takes…"
"My son is dealing with very damaging verbal asube, mainly name calling from his older sister. He is 12, she is 15. She is in general harsh to all of us, but in particular her brother lately.Her abuse is tearing him apart inside. Any ideas on…"
"My son is dealing with alot of verbal abuse, mainly name calling by his older sister. She is 15, he is 12. Ideas on helping him cope are greatly appreciated. It is tearing him up inside. She is very mean. In general to everyone also."