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    • #143193
      GrumbleBear
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      Big fallout and now silent treatment. I get the occasional demand or question with complete attitude if it’s something he has to ask, we both chat away to the kids as normal so hopefully they haven’t noticed anything but that’s it. The atmosphere is awful, i feel tense and anxious all the time. No idea when it’s going to end. told a few truths during the argument.

    • #143219
      Bananaboat
      Participant

      Sorry you’re going through this. He’ll probably just come home one day and talk to you as if nothing has happened and god forbid you try to talk about it. In the meantime can you enjoy some alone time? Watch something in bed, read a book? I used to go up when it was kid’s bedtime and leave him downstairs rather than sit in that awkward heated tension.

      • #143891
        Pinkpearl
        Participant

        You are not alone. I get this too. Even when he is in the wrong I am made to feel like it’s my fault. I have been desperate for a proper conversation to ask him to leave. In an argument today I told him he should leave. He has been threatening to go for months but keeps quoting (detail removed by Moderator). Then won’t talk to me to discuss how it works (we have kids). (Detail removed by Moderator), he got in his car and went. The ultimate silent treatment, disappearing.

        I wish is all good luck. Things can only get better than this right?

    • #143395
      Lightning-Jet
      Participant

      I am so sorry you are having to deal with this; I know all too well how it feels to be given the silent treatment.

      For me; I used to just carry on regardless; doing any housework as normal and just let him sulk. They can say whatever they please – but they will act like a child if we dare to give them any truths.

      I know its hard and the tension feels horrible. But on the other hand, he is probably enjoying making you feel awkward. This is what they do.

      Have some you time; leave him to it. He’ll soon act like nothing has happened.

      Take care; hope you are ok x

    • #144086
      LittleRobin
      Participant

      Hope you’re ok. The silent treatment is actually so draining. Best thing I found was to try and keep myself busy. They honestly behave like sulky toddlers.

    • #144089
      beachhut
      Participant

      I would get the silent treatment as in not talking but he would certainly let me know he was there and make up for it by banging doors never realised I had that many in the house or putting on any power tool he possessed just to make a noise, I would always know when he went out as all the car doors would be opened and closed more times that was necessary, at times I would truly have loved silence. I am out now so can sit in silence, true silence, it is bliss.

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