Less talking to one another and more talking at each other. Communication is reduced to complaints or one-word responses.
9. You Don't Enjoy Each Other's Company
You spend less and less time together. The nice dinner dates are “special times” and are few and far between.
8. He Relies On You For Too Much
You are the formal GPS responsible for locating all lost objects.
7. You're Doing All the Heavy Lifting
You run off an Energizer battery which never runs down. If you dare become tired or even look tired, the question becomes “What is wrong with you?” The last you remember, you didn’t get the children or the house by yourself. “So why am I the only one tired?”
6. You're The Party Director
You are human resources for all activities regardless if it’s social events or calling the plumber or other repairmen.
5. The "We" Has Become "Me"
The “we” in your relationship has become the “me” in the relationship. Your mate is there but not there.
4. He Thinks You Have Super Powers
You wear the Superwoman cape 24/7. You work a paid job outside the home, only to return home and work as the cook, maid, taxi-cab driver, house manager, nurse, etc.
3. You Have to Beg For Help
The “don’t ask don’t do” policy applies at your house. If you don’t “ask” for help, it doesn’t get done even the obvious task (e.g. dishes or other household chores).
2. You're Emotionally Out of Sync
You have become emotionally disconnected with your mate. There’s a loss of emotional intimacy and/or emotional closeness.
1. The Thrill is Gone
The thrill is gone in the marriage. There is no “spark”. You feel you have a roommate as opposed to a lover or soul mate. You’re constantly looking for the man or the person you married. Where did he go?
You Have the Power to Change Things
Here’s how to turn things around:
1. Be honest with yourself.
2. Take responsibility for your role.
3. Face your fears and communicate.
4. Create a physical/emotional/spiritual balance.
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