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Crippling Separation Anxiety



Apr 17, 2020
Hi Ya’ll,

I’m 23 & have been married for 1 year as of June 4, 2020 to my wife. We have been together for 1.5 years all together. I know, it was soon and quickly done. But we’ve had our share of good/bad through the first year. I love her with all I have and since the very beginning, considering she and her family were all I had for the first six months of our relationship, she’s become my safe person. Starting out in the beginning I had a part time job I only worked on 3 days a week and went to school the other two, we’d be home together by 5pm every day and had every weekend off together. I became accustomed to having all that time with her. Shortly after marrying, we got our apartment together and we both switched jobs and have rearranged our shifts to coordinate the best we can. I only have every other weekend off and days off during the week as she has every weekend off. On the days I am off and home alone, I am so anxious and lonely because she’s not around. The weekends I am stuck at work 13 hours a day and she’s home are crippling for me. The only thing I can think of is wanting to be home with her. She isn’t a needy, clingy person. She enjoys having those weekends to do whatever but I wish as I am the kinda person where I’d spend every waking moment with her, that I could be with her doing whatever it is. I can’t find a position that will pay my bills and allow me to have weekends off like she does. I’ve tried. I need some advice and whatever support you guys can offer on what I can do here, my separation anxiety from here is out of control and she thinks I am ridiculous..


May 25, 2020
Hello heygirlhey. I can totally understand how you feel. I do not think it is ridiculous at all. I feel the same way when I am apart from my partner. I love spending all my time with him. I am sorry not to have any advice but I just wanted you to know you are not alone.
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