Originally Posted by spiderlady
We don't really talk about anything I guess. Work ~ which I have to ask "how was work" or "the guys do anything funny today?" or the kids. All which I bring up. He comes home and zones. Even on the weekend when he has no work, he zones. If I don't start the conversations, I feel like we wouldn't talk at all.
And right now? He's pretty much my only adult face to face conversations. We live in the middle of nowhere and I don't drive. And I'm a SAHM, with a 2.5 and older ones in school.
But yes, bookbug, you hit the nail on the head, I believe.
I would suggest that your isolation is problematic too. Your husband is out and around people all day, and is ready to "zone" when he gets home; whereas you are starved for communication. Is there any way to address your isolation?