"He has more freedom than I do, and I'm pissed."
"I'm finding more and more lately that I resent my husband. I'm a stay-at-home mom and I take the job very seriously. My husband works many hours, so he's hardly ever home. He complains about missing everything our son does and misses out on family time. On his days off, though, all he wants to do is plant himself on the sofa and watch sports. Next week, he's going to a concert. I try to be happy for him, but I'm pissed instead. I feel like I'm always stuck at home. He says, 'Well, get out more. Go do stuff!' It's not always that easy when there is so much to do here—meals to cook, a baby to take care of, a house to clean, etc.
My husband also does nothing around here. I feel like he thinks he doesn't have to because he works outside of the house. Also, he makes it seem like he needs peace and quiet more than I do, or like he needs a break more than I do. I work just as hard if not harder than he does. Are my concerns valid or am I whining too much?"
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