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my husband and his family think he has depression but i say it is another mental illness what do you think? Tell me what you think it is. here are some of the things he has done to me and our son.

 Does not pay any attention to us

 tried to starve us

shift blame on other people

plays poor me and tries to guilt me all the time

tries to get us to move back with him then when i tell him no he stops talking to me for a while

stopped feeling safe around him when there are not a lot of people around

so what do you think it is?

 

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Liveatmo

Asked by Liveatmo at 3:42 PM on Jul. 6, 2011 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • Not an illness but a control issue And definately NOT a safe environment for a child to be in.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 3:43 PM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • I think he is mentally abusing you.
    yesmaam

    Answer by yesmaam at 3:45 PM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • Sounds like a nut case not depressed
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:45 PM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • Can't say by your description alone, and I'm not sure what "tried to starve us means", but your description can fit a lot of things like, narcissism, control issues, depression. I'm sure an actual psychologist could think of even more categories he fits into, he might have more than one issue. This doesn't sound like a safe relationship either way.

    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 3:48 PM on Jul. 6, 2011

  • the starving thing that he tried to do to us... he would come home and brag about how much food he at but we had to make very litttle food last a month or longer.
    Liveatmo

    Comment by Liveatmo (original poster) at 3:57 PM on Jul. 6, 2011

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