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Does anyone feel their marriage / relationship has suffered due to child’s high needs?
When I met my husband we were really close and had such a loving relationship. He treated me like I was the best thing on this planet. Fast forward to my son arriving and everything is so different. We don’t even sit together in the evening, hold hands or have genuine hugs. There are no compliments or signs that I am valued or even attractive. I do think it is down to my son’s high needs and how exhausted we are, but I feel like we are just two people who live together and having our son is the only thing we have in common. I talk to him about it sometimes, but really he doesn’t make any changes and things stay the same. He’s a good man, but I feel very lonely, unloved and unattractive. Is this common when a child needs so much attention from both parents? Or am I just moaning about nothing.