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Very down and confused?

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mummyrich1988 Sat 11-Mar-17 15:18:42

I'm currently 19 weeks pregnant and have 2 other children already I don't go out to work due to anxiety and my children are still only young my partner works Monday to Friday every week which I'm greatful for but I'm
Constantly told how I'm a housewife which I don't mind and I do all the household duties but he expects me to pick up his dirty clothes underwear etc from the bathroom and floors and other stuff he leaves laying around and reminds me that I'm being unreasonable to moan at him for this? I never get any gratitude for how the house looks or dinners or washing etc etc just feel it's a total waste of time now. He thinks I'm not working because i don't want to and just wants money handed to me but that's not the case at all I don't want to put my kids in childcare I suffer with anxiety and take regular medication for this i feel so down living like this and don't no what else to do? Am I being unreasonable here? 😢

pipnchops Sat 11-Mar-17 18:20:03

No you're not unreasonable. You deserve to be appreciated for what you do around the house. Just as you appreciate the work he does to bring in money. But just because you don't get paid for what you do, doesn't mean it's not work. I'm a SAHP (two children under 3) and I'm crazy busy all the time and I save us a fortune in childcare costs by not going to work. I do take the lead on things that need doing around the house but DP will help out if he's around and is very hands on with the kids. We rarely get time to relax so no idea how people cope if they have to do it all themselves! You have my sympathy.

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