Samara - posted on 05/22/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )
So my husband has been gone since Oct. 09. At first I was handling it fairly well. After the initial shock and grief of him leaving me with a 3 month old baby! Lately I have been very depressed and worried. I am ok with him being gone and me being lonely. I have come to terms with it. And I must say I am doing better than I thought I would be, raising a child on my own and being lonely. I am upset because I feel I don't know my hubby anymore. I feel he has changed and I don't know him. I feel like my husband is a stranger. :( I worry about him coming home on R&R next month. Are we going to get along? Are we going to clash? I have changed myself. I am not the same girl he left back in Oct. I worry about him seeing our daughter again. How will they get along. Is she going to be afraid of him or take right to him? Will it frustrate him if she is afraid of him. How will he respond? Will he try to force himself on her and she not like him the whole time he is here? My daughter is VERY afraid of strangers. She will not even smile if there is a stranger in the same room with her. Even in our own house. She cries for me and clinges until they are gone. Am I worrying to much? Is it normal to feel like this? I hate feeling that my own husband is a stranger to me. :( Any advise would be great.