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6ofusathome

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I took the plunge and called a marriage counselor.

I don't know if it will help or not...but it is worth a try. We are together forever so hopefully we can figure out who I am and who he is and who WE are and then start growing together again.

I just feel so different on my medication. Maybe I feel different even before I was on medication.
 
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Hi,
Hope it all goes well for you.
Take care
 
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Thanks. It is my birthday and my husband and kids were gone to choir practice when I got up. He left behind the smallest bouquet of flowers a person can buy and a gift cert for a manicure....I give my 2 best girl friends a bigger gift for their bdays.

I am trying to be thankful. But am failing at it.
 
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Thanks. It is my birthday and my husband and kids were gone to choir practice when I got up. He left behind the smallest bouquet of flowers a person can buy and a gift cert for a manicure....I give my 2 best girl friends a bigger gift for their bdays.

I am trying to be thankful. But am failing at it.
Hi,
Happy birthday, I'm so sorry about your present etc.
Take care
 
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So my birthday changed radically...I got home from my birthday brunch with friends to find hubby has cancel his playing hockey and arranged for his parents to watch the kids and we went into the city and went for a long walk and dinner.

I was so surprised. I knew I should be gushing about how sweet he was to do all that for me. Cognitively I can see how great he is to me but I don't FEEL anything. I know love is an action not a feeling and in marriage you often choose to love with the feeling first being there.

But I just feel so little. When I am with one of my 2 closest girlfriends I am caught up in good and deep conversation. And I come away feeling lifted up BUT even with them I can share things horrible wrong in my life without emotion.

I am guessing the lack of emotion is from meds...I finally edged up to a dose of medications that help but now I don't feel like I have enough emotion left to have great relationships.

I just baked cookies with my boys (age 6 and 7) and they were so excited (they love baking and of course love cookies) and I couldn't even enjoy their happiness. I faked it as best I could.

Emotions do pop out at times but just not consistently.
 
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