I have been married to my husband for 17 years. He has recently become very depressed and rants about hating his life, his job -- everything. Life just sucks for him. Our oldest daughter has had to move back into our house with her son due to a failed relationship and just the year prior she had to fight for her life due to cancer. He is very angry that she is here and blames her for our problems. If we go out and he starts drinking, he starts lusting and flirting with other women inf front of me. I recently confronted him about a woman that he had friended on facebook and instead of telling me how he knew her, he got defensive and angry and said he hadn't meant to friend her, that she asked him and he didn't know her. He comes home as late as he can from work now so as not to have to spend time with me or our daughter. I have tried to talk to him about this, but he just gets angry and tells me that I don't trust him and his life just sucks. I have tried to get him to go to counseling, but he refuses to go. I have tried a number of things to try and help him out, but nothing seems to work. Am I just fighting a losing battle? Should I just give up and end our marriage and move on? I just don't know what to do.View Thread
Thank you sluggo45692. I appreciate your kind words and advice. It is very helpful and I'm so glad to have found a place to talk about this. I am going to take your suggestions and see what happens.View Thread
He just recently started taking medication for depression. He is 45 years old and he likes riding motorcycles and competes most of the year. He also has a seizure disorder and has had trouble keeping that under control for the past three years.View Thread
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