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  1. GRRR! Christmas cheer around HIS fam, but cold shoulder/silent treatment for my fam!

    General Relationship Discussion
    :mad: Just tunes out. Turns in. Clams up. Shuts down. I love him dearly, but he drives me nuts with this crap! Seriously, I tried not to get mad. I wanted to look past it. But I realized I wasn't being honest with myself. We've talked about this over and over, yet nothing ever changes. So...
  2. Advice Needed, Please. Silent Treatment, Extreme Gaslighting, Scary Behavior

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi, Everyone. I have been a lurker for a long time and I was hoping I could get some advice and insight on my troubled marriage. I will try to post this in an unemotional way even though I’m in a very upsetting situation and I cry constantly. I have walked on eggshells for 25 years. I had...
  3. Toxic marriage?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Comments needed. Hard to give an accurate description because of issues that have been going on for years - so this is longer than I wanted. Quick background: 2nd marriage for both. No children together. “Forgotten” anniversaries, birthdays, etc. Silent treatment while on vacations, over...
  4. Question For Those Who GIVE The Silent Treatment

    General Relationship Discussion
    I see a lot of posts on TAM from those who are on the receiving end of The Silent Treatment but few from those who have been the ones who initiate it. I'm in the midst of being on the receiving end it right now (the sixth time in about as many months). I am curious about a few things and...
  5. Husband starts Silent Treatment after family funeral

    General Relationship Discussion
    I posted about this topic a few days ago and as things have continued, I felt the need to start again and clarify a few things. We have been married almost 4 years, no kids, and I am 35, he is 33. This is not the first time he has done this to me, probably the 4th or 5th. Each time he swears it...
  6. Silent Treatment

    The Ladies' Lounge
    Ladies: 2nd marriage, in our 50's. I have a post in the Guy's Lounge which explain the scenario. He has been sleeping in another room, coming home late and leaving early since this past Wednesday night. I apologized for telling his son that I pay the mortgage and the bills etc. but I told...
  7. Need Advice From A Man

    The Men's Clubhouse
    Second marriage. Blow up on Wednesday night. Longstanding issue involving finances and lack of communication like most married couples have on purchases. He and his son started a remodel project in a basement bathroom where he is letting his son live until he finds a job. I own the house...
  8. My New (alcoholic) husband crossed the line and violently attacked me

    Relationships and Addiction
    This is my 1st post on this site. Here is my background. I was with my ex-h for 8 years. During that time he was arrested 6 different times spending nearly 2 yrs total in jail for stealing to support his meth habit. I finally gave up on him after his last arrest last January (2012). I loved...
  9. Must watch what I say. Will I ever get it right?

    General Relationship Discussion
    :(I've been married 20 years to my husband. There is no substance abuse, no infidelity, no physical or verbal abuse...nothing terrible. But, communication is horrible. Right now I've come to my office on a saturday because I was so uncomfortable at home. I was getting the silent treatment...
  10. When your partner changed for the better, how did you respond/feel?

    General Relationship Discussion
    In another thread I was asked how my spouse has responded to my no longer putting up with him giving me the silent treatment. I am not the same person he was married to for 20 odd years in that previously I would let his mood dictate my mood and if he was moody, angry etc I would not allow...
  11. Silent treatment

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife is doing what she does best when she wants to teach me a lesson, she shuts up completely. It's a control tactic I know, but I'm getting seriously annoyed. We have been separated for almost a month, and she continues to push me to sign a settlement agreement. And DEMANDS I tell...
  12. Sister in law issues

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    Hi there, I have recently married my wonderful boyfriend of 7 years. We have our ups and down, but we love each other and are happy together. I am from Denmark and he is from the UK We have been travelling a lot since we met - and have lived abroad. Therefore, I have not gotten to know his...
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