(Closed) Is your husband playful?

posted 7 years ago in Married Life
Post # 3
753 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@PositiveThinking:  my fiancé is. I love it though because I love affection/attention. He always jokes around- grabs a boob/ slaps butt etc… I do it back to him though too. The only time I get annoyed is when I am trying to be serious and he can’t stop messing around. I get the whole boundaries thing you have but maybe take joy in the affection and attention part of it. I’d much rather have a slap on the butt then no effort at all to be fun and affectionate. 

Post # 5
1892 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

My husband is very playful. He doesn’t like PDA so when we’re around other people, or even just busy together in our own kitchen, he will slap my butt, grab my sides, tickle me, etc. It doesn’t always feel good (sometimes in an effort to be sneaky and surprise me he does it too hard), but it always makes me smile. I think your mom is right… it’s my husband’s way of showing me that he still likes me and he still has fun with me. 

Post # 6
146 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

My Fiance is playful…sometimes I love it and sometimes I have crap to do(like getting ready for work) and it gets annoying. It is how he expresses love though so live learned to mostly like it and be playful back

Post # 7
1659 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

My husband is very playful like this… Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s downright annoying.  BUT, he means well when he does it and I know it’s his way of showing he loves me.  I think I’m too serious sometimes too ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 8
6593 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

My husband and I play like this ALL the time. 

We love it, it keeps us young and the love alive.

I love laughing with him as we are entangled in a mess of body parts after rough-housing.

I understand why you may not like this attention, but it is your husband just trying to connect with you playfully. Hopefully your therapist can help you guys meet a common ground on the issue.

Post # 9
474 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

Yes, we are both sooooo playful!! Hide and go seek the whole nine yards!! 

Post # 10
2249 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We are both very playful, but probably me slightly more than him. We love to mess around, chase each other, wrestle… even my dog gets involved. We aren’t a quiet little family, that’s for sure ๐Ÿ™‚ I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Post # 11
1245 posts
Bumble bee

I get both sides of the coin. It is very loving and caring that your husband wants to play with you. Try hard not to push him away or it can permanently damage your relationship.  If he is startling you, talk to him about it. I was with someone who liked to grab me from behind.  I knew he meant no harm, but I was always taken by suprise, it always scared me and took me a second before I realised who it was. He could have tried harder not to suprise me, but he stopped trying because he felt rejected. 

Post # 12
3751 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Yes, very playful and I love it. Sometimes I’m in a crabby mood and don’t take advantage of it and it hurts his feelings. It’s his way of showing love and affection and I try very hard to cherish it. I’m luck to have a man that is so loving and isn’t afraid to show it!!

Post # 13
1680 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@PositiveThinking:  My husband sounds like yours. He’s always being goofy. It’s one of the things I love most. I have a stressful job, and he always reminds me to relax! I can see why his actions might not be well-received by you. Talking to your therapist may help ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 14
683 posts
Busy bee

we are playful as well. i think maybe if you got involved with it then it would be more fun and you would see that he is just beig playful and loving!  i always try to get a reaction out of my spouse, ill slap his ass then he will chase me atound to try to get me back. its just fun and careless! and i think you would have more fun if you tried getting him back when he does something! 

Post # 16
953 posts
Busy bee

We are very playful. It makes me laugh every day! ๐Ÿ™‚

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