(Closed) No Happy Birthday from FI

posted 6 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
13015 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think it’s rough to judge situations like this without knowing the people involved.  Maybe he’s really sick and out of it, and it slipped his mind.  Honestly, when I’ve taken enough nyquil, there could be an earthquake and I’d forget to mention it to Fiance.  Maybe he already knew about the plans with the mom and grandmother?  Maybe they aren’t an overly affectionate couple and don’t feel the need to say “I love you” all the time.  I try to avoid judging situations like this in general because everyone’s relationship dynamic is unique.

Post # 4
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

@abbie017:  true.

Hubs gets up before me, and on my birthday, he woke up late and was rushing around to get ready and out the door on time. I didn’t hear from him til after 1pm, and all it was was a text saying, “happy birthday baby, I love you and will call you when I get a break, its been insane today”. I got lots of birthday wishes before his, but he was just preoccupied.

I think that she needs to tell him that this bothers her. My hubs and I aren’t overly affectionate, but its the little things that make the difference. One thing that I think is so cute is that hubs downloaded a love poem app, since he’s not very good with words. Everyonce in a while, he will randomly send me a text with a poem, and it usually ends up when I’ve had a shitty day, and really needed it. It seriously gives me a pep in my step the rest of the day.

Post # 5
9029 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Maybe he’s just not a vocal person when it comes to emotions and thats why he doesnt alway say “I love you”

Maybe he forgot her birthday? Or he has a surprise planned. My husband isnt good with dates at all, he wont remember his own moms birthday unless I remind him, so I also give him a heads up when we enter my birthday month because I know he wont rememeber otherwise.

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