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Re: Men dealing

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Posted by wendy on February 09, 2000 at 08:23:48:

In Reply to: Re: Men dealing posted by Shanah on January 14, 2000 at 18:16:09:

: : Hmmmm....have been looking for books to let the men in on the secrets of pregnancy. Can't seem to find any! Any suggestions?

: : Let me say this while I am typing. Now I by no means understand, or even pretend to know what women have to deal with during their pregnancy. However, I believe that women do not even comprehend what the male counterpart has to go through during this joyful time in a couples life. Imagine coming home every single day for nine months to a tired, moody, snappy, my man can't do anything right, person. Would you say that would wear on a persons morale a little bit. Giving everything in your power to make her comfortable, stressfree, and relaxed. Now it may seem like I am complaining. Quite the contrary!! This is a magical experience. But there is nothing telling us men what to expect, what to do, how to handle the attitude and not have one in return. I pretty much keep my mouth shut. I've been taking it on the chin for nine months without so much as a thanks. Now I know she appreciates everything I do, but it's just nice to hear every once in a while. Help!! I need info!!! Thanks for the ear. Or eyes since we are on a computer.

: I know it must be hard for men. I can only imagine what they go through. It's got to be difficult. I, on the other hand, was always so happy that I was pregnant I was lucky enough to not have those mood swings. I was as happy as can be, except for like the last month - being so big as miserable - but never took it out on my husband. He would not allow it anyways.

: I am sure I saw a book for men who have pregnant wives... I think it was at Wal Mart. Check online and see for yourself. There has to be some help books for men in your position :) Good luck to you!!

I am concerned about my husbands reaction to me. I know I have been moody and try to control it. I don't scream at him or anything but I complain a lot and cry at the drop of the hat. I am very scared that he is thinking twice about me. I feel almost like dying.

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