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DH shouting/ swearing at me.

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Woollymammoth63 Fri 31-Mar-17 21:43:37

I wasn't sure whether to post in relationships or on here, but decided to post it here as I have before. I am in counselling for various issues and have been doing better.
A few days ago DH had to go out in the stormy weather to pick up ds. I had recently done a fair few of these trips and we'd agreed he would do this one. When he came back he was in a foul mood, and I could see he was really angry. Apparently he couldn't find ds for a few minutes as he had thought DH may be at the other end of the school and then was talking briefly to someone. Anyway on return home, I said well he didn't mean it, he was looking for you that's all. DH exploded at me shouting ' well you could have fuc*ing gone, if you had got off your fuc* ing arse !' I should add I was supposed to go out somewhere else, and he had probably decided this was unfair, in actual fact I didn't go anywhere as I was tired.
Am I reasonable in thinking this is terrible behaviour?

Woollymammoth63 Fri 31-Mar-17 22:04:11

Shall I put this in relationships?

UnbornMortificado Fri 31-Mar-17 22:13:59

There's some wise posters on the relationship board, might be worth getting it moved.

That is not acceptable behaviour, I have bipolar and I can be a nightmare. DH would never speak to me that way MH issues or no MH issues.

WamBamThankYouMaam Fri 31-Mar-17 22:19:54

I personally do not and will not tolerate anybody shouting or swearing at me. My line is firmly drawn there. I'll give someone one chance and that's it.

It's up to you whether you choose to tolerate it or not.

pog100 Fri 31-Mar-17 22:29:16

of course you are being reasonable and he is being an entitled idiot. Is he often like this?

Trustyourself2 Fri 31-Mar-17 22:34:25

Tell him to take charge of himself. How dare he speak to you like that & be so angry and resentful about collecting his child. You do your fair share of things & don't make a big scene about it.

Woollymammoth63 Fri 31-Mar-17 22:37:05

Yes, he is like this. I decided to stay up until ds is going to uni. My Mh issues are historic trauma and confidence issues for which I have counselling, also these sort of issues with DH behaviour - I never get angry or anything.
Thanks peeps. He has a behaviour/ anger and entitlement issue clearly. If it was constant I would have been out, but it just happens from time to time.

HeddaGarbled Fri 31-Mar-17 22:53:10

Appalling behaviour and I really don't see why you have to put up with it until your son goes to uni. Your son is probably pig sick of him too.

Woollymammoth63 Fri 31-Mar-17 23:17:12

Last weekend he was sweetness and light , we went to the beach. It happens in a cycle though, say every two/three weeks.

Woollymammoth63 Sat 01-Apr-17 00:04:17

Anyway time to sleep , thanks x

HeddaGarbled Sat 01-Apr-17 00:15:01

Like this?

Woollymammoth63 Sat 01-Apr-17 18:05:22

Thanks will have a look now x

Woollymammoth63 Sat 01-Apr-17 18:56:25

Anyone on relationships able to comment? This has been moved from Mental health - thanks smile

SandyY2K Sat 01-Apr-17 20:38:06

Putting up with that every 2/3 weeks is too much. I wasn't raised in a home where people swore and DH and I don't swear at each other even in moments of angerm

So I personally wouldn't tolerate it.

I did find and still do find that my DH has less patience than me when it comes to the I could imagine my DH being a bit miffed in that situation, but he would not have sworn at me.

Woollymammoth63 Sat 01-Apr-17 21:05:39

I think it was the combination of shouting and swearing directed at me . Swearing per se is less offensive but at you is horrible. I don't swear in any case .

Naicehamshop Sat 01-Apr-17 21:12:41

Absolutely horrible behaviour from your dh. There is NO excuse for it.

Woollymammoth63 Sat 01-Apr-17 21:35:40

I wish I could have videoed it

thegirlfromthehill Sat 01-Apr-17 22:31:29

Poor you Woolly mammoth63. Been there, done that, worn the cake and eaten the T-shirt! Abuse is often cyclical - I get it in the neck around every six to eight weeks from my OH. I know the signs now and it's - on one level - water off a duck's back. But on another level - where I allow myself not to be in denial - it is unbelievably horrible and degrading. Please try to read up about the cycle of abuse, and, power and control - I am really finding that learning as much as I can about such behaviours is helping me to get stronger.

Woollymammoth63 Sat 01-Apr-17 22:46:06

Yes it really feels horrible. Often afterwards I'm left feeling really shocked , and sometimes I question- did I argue, did I cause it, do I sound angry when I speak too ? But I know, all I said was, it wasn't ds fault he was just looking for you. It's so disappointing, and so horrible.

dingodon Sun 02-Apr-17 08:20:24

People will (unless they are decent but even then...) for the most part treat you the way you allow them to treat you. If you allow this muppet to treat you this way and do nothing then keep expecting the same. Alternatively you can tell this wankbadger to pull his head in and each time he behaves this way to pull his head in and you should see a change if not tell him to fuck off as you don't need this shit in your life.

Chloe84 Sun 02-Apr-17 09:28:14

That's not normal, OP. We called Dad for lifts constantly, even into adulthood, and every time he waited patiently and greeted us with a smile. (I think we were sometimes cheeky!)

He could be bullying you into never expecting him to do things. It is terrible behaviour. What other things set him off?

Woollymammoth63 Sun 02-Apr-17 10:36:14

I have told him, it's totally unacceptable, every time. But obviously just by doing it ' Every time' means by definition I am putting up with it, however much I say I'm not and don't want to.
I'm stuck as I was planning to stay until ds is 18. As long as there is not behaviour like this of course.
He is bullying me into doing things he doesn't want to do - or angry if I ask / suggest he might do something as its his turn , as in this case. If he had said he was too tired, etc I would have gladly done the lift, however he didn't say and being tired myself I thought it would be ok. I think ds not being there for a few minutes triggered him being angry, and his anger has been taken out on me in a bullying way because usually he offloads anything stressful into me, and if he doesn't want to do something he ups the ante. In this case, he's probably decided after the event that it was raining, it was quite a long drive, and therefore decided afterwards he shouldn't have had to do it and that was my fault.

Chloe84 Sun 02-Apr-17 10:46:37

It sounds dreadful. The pressure and stress of maintaining a normal facade must be intense.

How old is DS? Children are resilient and he will cope with a split, especially as his home won't have this tension.

Do you reslly think you can continue? It will take a toll on you.

Woollymammoth63 Sun 02-Apr-17 10:53:01

Sorry , just realisedI haven't said anything about this particular time. I was shocked at the time and I haven't had chance to speak on my own.

AttilaTheMeerkat Sun 02-Apr-17 10:57:48

Do not wait to leave until he is 18. Staying for the children rarely if ever is a good idea and teaches them that a loveless marriage is their norm too. What would that achieve for you anyway; he is not going to say to you thanks mum for staying that long. He may well wonder of you why you did not leave given the misery at home and put his dad before him.

Doing that will also give your H more direct opportunity to abuse you and in turn your children over the coming years.

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