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To just want to get away for a bit

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pickingstrawberries Sun 26-Jul-15 13:36:27

I can't work out if it is or isn't unreasonable.

I just feel really squashed and compressed by DH at the moment and I want some space for a few days. Not in a LTB way, just in a "let me clear my head" way.

WIBU to take the baby and go somewhere for a bit?

SeenSheen Sun 26-Jul-15 13:40:54

You haven't said why and so I am assuming it is related to his behaviour. In which case just explain and go or things will only get worse.

pickingstrawberries Sun 26-Jul-15 13:48:34

I just feel smothered, like I can't do anything - I don't know what I mean, don't think he'd cope with the children alone though.

But I just want to be anywhere but here.

SeenSheen Sun 26-Jul-15 14:00:34

But why - honestly it will probably make a difference. Are you exhausted, do you have family nearby?

pickingstrawberries Sun 26-Jul-15 14:31:07

No, no family. I don't feel particularly tired, just smothered. I just really want to be somewhere different and get to know my baby myself and I know I'm not really being clear but I don't feel clear in my feelings.

BlueBananas Sun 26-Jul-15 14:35:40

Smothered how? By his behaviour? Does he control you? Ask too many questions? Depend on you too much? What?

SeenSheen Sun 26-Jul-15 14:38:28

Are you just overwhelmed by the baby and having to look after your DC too?
If you can manage to arrange it then a couple of nights away may help you to feel more in control.
Does really depend on what's happening at home though.

pickingstrawberries Sun 26-Jul-15 14:42:32

I just feel like I can't do anything without him being there or asking questions or demanding stuff. It's so annoying.

BlueBananas Sun 26-Jul-15 14:43:35

Have you talked to him about it? Does he even realise there's an issue?

pickingstrawberries Sun 26-Jul-15 14:46:07

I think he thinks he's being helpful, but he's so critical. He wants his daughter this and he wants his daughter to that.

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