Sometimes I feel like I have another child.
My husband lacks self discipline and motivation. He's self employed, and at times is lazy and this affects our families income. and happiness.
Getting upset with him doesn't change anything, so I'm trying a new system. If he's going to act like a willful teenager, that is how he'll be treated.
He works out of the house while I am at work during the day.
He needs computer access, but I want to restrict his access to only work related activities. I'm not sure how to do this? Also, there are times I don't want him to have internet access.
I had an out of town trip, and wanted to remove cable from the tv so he wouldn't spend the weekend watching sports. I checked with the dish network, and there wasn't any way to disable the tv for the weekend.
Any suggestions on how I can restrict his access to tv, limit internet access and remove computer access at other times.
I'm not tech savy.
Also, any other ideas to help get him in line and keep him in line?
Thanks for all the responses.
I love my hubby.
We have discussed this, and he expresses remorse and shame. We talk every day and although he sometimes exhibits a poor attitude during the talks, he readily admitted his behavior was a problem and expressed desire to change. He would volunteer promises which it appeared he made no effort at all to keep. He seems to have a sincere to desire to change. He regularly expresses regret and a desire to change his behavior.
If the distractions were removed that interfere with his competing his goals, I thought this would help him.
Answer by Noosa at 9:15 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:57 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by admckenzie at 2:59 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Wow! How can you treat YOUR HUSBAND, someone who is suppose to be your partner like that?!? I would talk to him about the situation, like the adults you are suppose to be. To me, you are acting more childish than he is.
Answer by JeremysMom at 3:00 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by randibosin at 3:04 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
I think marriage counseling is a good call... he may need to be more ambitious and responsible but you NEED to stop being such a control freak!!
Answer by Crafty26 at 3:07 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by misses_nick at 2:56 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by 2tinyhineys at 3:08 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by bcauseimthemom at 3:10 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
Answer by Kword at 3:13 PM on Jan. 7, 2011
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