- 5 years ago
- Wedding: January 2012
@GreenEyedMoon: Haha, your logical computer comment reminded me of Mr. Krabs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3BITkgUoms&feature=related
My goodness, you have a patient and sensitive husband. 🙂
your dh loves you. that’s all that matters.
@Juliepants: I know. I’m not quite sure why. I was pretty disgusted with myself and all my crazy last night. I don’t know how he dealt with it. I’ve spent most of today apologizing. He keeps saying sweet things like that it was nothing but a bit of lost sleep for him, and he’s just glad I’m better. I’m kind of in shock that he’s willing to deal with this BS, but I’m glad he is.
That’s great, thanks for sharing.
@GreenEyedMoon: Because he loves you! See, for you, these thoughts have been consuming you 24/7. For him, it was just one conversation followed up by a cuddle. Plus, he knows that girls can be a little….er, emotional on occasion. No big thang! It’s not like you do this every day, right? 😉
I have an “overactive imagination” too. What keeps me from getting myself all wound up is remembering that I have exes too, and compared to FI it would be laughable that he should have any jealousy. Of course I thought or did at the time love them, as he loved his exes but loving someone who isnt right for you vs “the one” is no comparison. If he hadn’t had the wrong ones he wouldn’t have know when the right one, you, was what he wanted. That’s why he doesn’t see communicating with L as a big issue. She was what she was.
@Juliepants: Definitely not! I have a whole rotation of topics to sob about! Exes only come up once a month. Tonight, I was planning on sobbing to him about a broken nail! Tomorrow’s topic, I think, will be that OMG THE SKY IS STILL BLUE AND I REALLY WANTED IT TO BE PURPLE WITH GREEN POLKA DOTS BY NOW.
But seriously, no. It’s pretty rare.
Achk, that sounds so much like me sometimes. I tend to get a little um, overanalytical over (putting it bluntly) shit that does NOT matter anymore. SO has an ex who he considered a good friend, but nothing more than that (never loved her) that I kind of lose my crap over at times. If any of his exes were seemingly inserting themselves into our life, you bet your sweet bippy I’d be losing it.
We are lucky we have such patient men!
I mean this in the least bitchy way possible, but sister you’ve got to get a grip. Have you spoken to someone about this?
@GreenEyedMoon: My husband acts like this sometimes and I have to be totally honest: though I have reacted like your husband, it eats away at me. I finally snapped and told him this jealousy issue was going to be a big deal.
Once, twice, okay. But eventually when you work so hard to create a breakdown in your relationship that does not exist, it will exist.
Do not only him a favor, but YOURSELF a favor and try to get help for this. I think you will both feel much better.
@GreenEyedMoon: I’m going to hope that the “exes only come up about once a month” was just part of the joke you were making! I thought about this some more and read your OP again. Last night I felt so sad that you were feeling so down and wanted to ease your mind, but today I feel more worried than anything else.
I don’t think your outburst had much to do with the ex as a person, but everything to do with how you feel about yourself. Would you consider talking to a counsellor about your self esteem? I totally understand that everyone has bad days here and there and that you’re just ranting on the internet, so please don’t take offence to what I’m saying. But reading over your OP again….I don’t really think the stuff you’re upset about is “no big thing”. It’s not healthy for you OR your DH. Part of me thinks that your husband is sweet for comforting you, but part of me thinks he should have put you in your place and told you to grow up and stop being ridiculous.
Hopefully this was a one-time PMS-y sort of thing, but when you’re having nightmares and irrational thoughts, I just get a bit worried. I hope you’re able to work it out in a healthy way (and not in a “you must delete her from your facebook and your life” kind of way)!
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