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Posted: 20/08/2014 at 19:51

The intemacy thing isnt just sex, that is just a part of it, it's about sharing feelings and being close, rather than just the functional day to day stuff of life that most relationships are, especially when you have a family and there is so much going on.  He is quite emotionally needy, that's for sure.  He has gone out with his best friend tonight and i texted his friend and told him that i want them to talk.  My husband doesnt talk to anyone so has no idea what real relationships are like and just has this idea of what he wants/needs.  Maybe talking to a mate will give him a dose of reality.  I also realised that i get lots from my friends, kids, sport whereas it feels like my HB expects me to provide all that for him.

Feeling a little better today after going to body pump, having a swim and my back feels better after having an osteopath appt.

CM - hope the work stuff is ok.  The place sounds like a nightmare.  My work is often very structured and organised, but it takes us forever to do anything.  For every 10 mins worth of work done, there is about 2 hours of form fillings and endless calls to discuss stuff.

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Posted: 20/08/2014 at 15:08

Cm -nightmare. Thanks for your advice. It is being listened to and thanks to everyone else on here too. I don't even know where to start. I feel like I am being given an ultimatum to be more intimate or we split/he goes off with someone else. Nice. He has an issue with the fact that I am a strong woman who is independent. Well I was when we met. I really think he needs to feel like the alpha in the house. 


We are off on holiday on Monday. Looking forward to that- not! Anyway I am not blameless here. I can be a real bitch and I can be cold. I owe it to the 13 years we have been together and our two kids to really try and work on that.  We have been here before many times but I never really put much effort in so its worth trying.

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Posted: 19/08/2014 at 22:18


Bit of a sad post from me the shit has hit the fan in our household with hubby telling me how unhappy he is. Thinks I can't give him the love, affection and intimacy that he wants. Basically told me that he is only with me because we have two kids as if  we split, I would head north with them ( I couldn't live down here on my own, would want to be with family). Feeling very shitty and tearful. A huge part of me wants to work at it as I love him and another part thinks its hopeless as this issue just keeps coming back.  



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Posted: 19/08/2014 at 09:26

CM - defo agree with MR about the running.  I used to go out running at lunch and do without a shower (nice I know, but needs must).  I took a pack of wipes and it seemed to be ok.  Even if you can only get out for 20 mins, you will feel fitter, better and hopefully it will make work a little less stressful.  You just need to be mega organised and have stuff laid out ready.  I sometimes had my running stuff on under my work stuff so i could just peel off a dress and go.

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Posted: 19/08/2014 at 06:24

Poor you ttid. You have enough on without a temperature and building stress. Big hug x

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Posted: 18/08/2014 at 22:50

The queen drove past me in near Windsor castle a few years ago and she was just driving herself, no one else around. CM sounds like a mare.

Back hurting quite a lot (maybe because I overdo things?!) So having a massage tomorrow.

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Posted: 17/08/2014 at 19:18


Sonya, I hope that baby comes soon, even if it just provides a distraction from your mother  Oh and cricket is much more important than a baby isnt it?  Dont worry about the calories at this stage. Pretty soon, you'll experience the biggest days weightloss day ever!

Ttid - glad Mr TT had an excuse.  I thought he was going to get in all sorts of trouble here.  Fair enough it was arranged before the baby arrived.

Caro - I wouldnt worry about bike speed.  I race at probably approx 30kph but I struggle to get anywhere near that in training. A lap of richmond park takes me just under 25 mins and its only 11k.  At the speeds you run at, i am sure you would be good on a bike. Oh and enjoy the ribeye.  I have steak envy although I did go out for a posh dinner with my 2 bezzas last night to a michelin star place (My Dad laughs as I always called them Mitch-el-lin stars until he told me I was saying it wrong about 2 years ago)

Still on baby teeth and no teeth in our house so no idea about shark teeth.

I managed 9 miles today which is good as i have a half in 3 weeks time and I have a sprint tri next weekend, so i wont do a long run then.  I should have enough distance in my legs to get round okish.  Unfortunately the 9 miles miles had a 20 min break in it as i had to do a slow walk with a seriously clenched bum and i suddenly needed a poo and wasnt near a toilet.  I was v glad to finally get to one...  Nice

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Posted: 15/08/2014 at 21:12

My uncle and aunt met online over 20 year ago, way before it was the norm.  Bless them.  They said that they were totally in love before they had even met (he was in London, she was in the US).  Still together, still in love  My bro and his wife met online about 14 years ago.  It's defo the norm now. I met my husband in a bar, which was the norm in 2001!

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Posted: 13/08/2014 at 22:33

Watching One Born and thinking of ttid. Assuming the c section didn't happen...

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Posted: 13/08/2014 at 22:32

Hoggle hope you get hubby back and some much needed rest. 

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