I admit freely that I am NOT the best wife. I have PTSD and I am bipolar and of course the panic attacks, depression and all that has affected my life and marriage through out the 11 years we've been married. I am trying. I had stopped taking meds because of a very delayed change in insurance when DH went over seas for contract work. So then I just didn't go to the doctor. My depression returned and I chose to post this anonymously because I'm embarrassed at the fact that I have not showered in weeks. I don't want to get out of bed, and I don't want to leave the house. I barely have the energy to take care of my kids. My youngest will be a year next month and is very clingy right now. It's so hard. I need to clean house, but I just feel so overwhelmed. This has happened before, and my DH had no idea how to handle it. He just got mad at me and accused me of being lazy. I started meds again, but I still have these days.
Asked by Anonymous at 2:02 AM on May. 12, 2010 in Relationships
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Answer by Ewadun at 4:07 AM on May. 12, 2010
It is not about your words. it is about your actions. Stop putting your efforts into explaining why you have problems and start putting your efforts into fixing the problems. Call your cousin. Get back on your meds even if it means paying out of pocket. He doesn't want to hear any excuses. He wants you to at least do the minimum, hopefully more. If you need help ask for help. If you cousin can help you, go for it! Don't let yourself be paralyzed by guilt on top of everything else.
Answer by Anonymous at 8:58 AM on May. 12, 2010