Skip to comments.How one woman kept her cool when her husband said he wanted to leave
Posted on 04/03/2011 8:34:12 PM PDT by Niuhuru
After 20 years and two children together, Laura Munsons husband told her that he wanted to leave their farmhouse home. Laura suppressed the urge to rage at his selfishness and her restraint had surprising consequences
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I think he was having fun with his girlfriend, and then she dumped him when he wouldn’t marry her.
Wives do it too. It is all horrible. At least this one had a happy ending.
Why do wives do the same thing to their Husbands?
Selfishness. Plain and simple. I don’t buy mid-life crisis. Lack of character....
It goes both ways, my friend, and neither of it is right...
I was thinking how blessed his children are that he came to his senses.
I have friends whose grown children are still suffering terribly from their parents’ divorce.
I one third of cases like this, when it is the husband straying, I don't know. In the other two thirds of the cases, where it is the wife that "feels unfulfilled", I don't know either.
Men do “it” when their wives cut them off. No wifely duties, no wife. Notice that the author never mentions her lust for her husband.
Couples fight about two things in life: money or sex.
Men leave relationships only for sex or to be away from nagging.
Pretty simple, really.
I agree with you 100%
Spoiled children can and often do, become spoiled adults..
Sounds like she handled a hard patch pretty well, and has been a wise mother to her children.
Too bad his sister has to face early death for him to catch on.
Midlife crisis is real enough. I think every male in the planet goes slightly crazy the day they look in the mirror and realize they really do look their age.
Going crazy because of it or giving people you love Hell because of it... yeah, that’s lack of character.
You can never talk somebody that wants to go into staying. The best strategy is to hold their coat for them and then get on with life without them. This has three benefits: You keep your dignity. You accelerate getting your life back on track. And, ironically, it is your best chance of getting them to change their mind, should you be willing to accept them back.
It is interesting how many couples I have known to get their divorce at exactly eighteen years of marriage. It’s almost like a generation passes (18 yrs for most of history) and things fall apart.
If you do decide to accept them back; do get tested for STD’s and insist they also get tested. Too many STD’s today risk death; too high a price to pay for resuming sex with a selfish individual. Not worth it; AND they will lie about how “they didn’t have sex with her” in order to avoid being tested. Denial is another form of narcissism.
They have to come back if you've still got their coat and they want it. ;)
As soon as the easy sex was gone, back home to mamma.
Probably found out that GF was cheating on him with a much younger guy, and it sent this weak wimp scurrying home to his wife.
I've seen it happen.
Really? You think only husbands do it to their wives and there are no wives leaving their husbands after 20 years of marriage? You might ask why does anyone, husband or wife leave a marriage after any amount of years.
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