Q: I’ve been married for almost thirteen years now and have two sons. Since the third month of our marriage things have been getting really bad, yet we can’t seem to bring ourselves to end it! My husband cheated on me many times, the first being when I was expecting our second son. When I [...]
‘Divorce’ Questions at Ask the Psychologist: Online Clinical Psychologist
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Q: I left my husband last week. He has not been diagnosed, but he has 18 of the 20 traits described in Dr Joseph Carver’s article Are You Dating a Loser? Identifying Losers, Controllers and Abusers in Relationships. We have a somewhat complicated situation since, as a foreigner, my husband depends on me for a [...]
Q: I told my husband I wanted a divorce. There are many reasons — never around, drugs/alcohol, infidelity, poor father to my daughter, and tells me I don’t clean enough, so he won’t fix up the house, even though he only works part-time and I work full-time. Now he has turned on the charm, is [...]
Q: Divorce him or not? There is a child involved. We have been married for 15 years, but we are just roommates. I have wanted to divorce him from the moment we married but I got pregnant, and that child is now 13! I never loved him. We married for the wrong reasons, mainly because [...]
Q: I would like to know if an ex-wife’s behavior is odd. She gives gifts out of the blue, after four years of being divorced; asks to go to the movies; gives expensive cologne; and caters to him, like making soup when he is sick. Just three weeks ago she was screaming at him, telling [...]
Q: I got married when I was 17. I am Spanish, but my parents are Moroccan. I decided to get married because of ambition, since my husband was rich and powerful in Morocco. He is ugly, he doesn’t care about me, and we never have conversations; but he buys me whatever I want. As a [...]
Q: I am a 14-year-old girl. My mom drinks alcohol, and she acts differently when she does. My dad says she’s an alcoholic and they are getting divorced. I get negative messages from each of them about the other one. I call my mom an alcoholic when she drinks. We’ve got into fights before. She [...]