Newly married, pregnant and scared of failing

Jamie - posted on 08/18/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I am a 30 yearold mother of my 6 year old little girl, my new 4 year old step daughter and am expecting another in March. I am very blessed in the sense that my husband and his ex have a very close relationship and work together very well to accommodate raising their daughter in the happiest environment possible. However, I find myself often excluded from planning and my husband, in an effort to stay on good terms is constantly making arrangements with the baby mama to change things and I often am not consulted or considered in any of the plans. This results in me feeling like I am not a priority and I don't know how to make it better. I have pleaded with him over and over to talk to me, just give me the consideration of consulting me before he changes plans so that I know what is going on and feel like my opinion matters and he continues to inadvertently make plans and I am left having to rearrange my schedule and life at the last minute an feeling humiliated when I am canceling plans for play dates etc because I was kept out of the loop. What should I do? I want to have a successful marriage but I am so sad and unhappy and feel so unimportant in our marriage... Please help!

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Michelle - posted on 08/18/2013

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He doesn't really need to consult you with everything but he should at least be letting you know what is going on.

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