Am I being 'too needy', or am I being emotionally neglected by my husband?

Tough question. Thanks for having the courage to ask it. Sometimes these sorts of issues arise and the offending party is often unaware. The real heart of the matter is

Are you happy? If not, why not?

Qs: Are you truly happy?I am going to speak for the common man.I have a pair of feet and hands.I have a shelter to provide for myself, food to feed myself and clothes to protect me from the cold.I am literate and I can speak my language. I can read

Can a person fall in love again after breaking up with someone they loved deeply?

Personally I haven't, but it differs from person to person. I think most of us who love someone truly would relate to this that Love just doesn't fade away with time.May be the pain will be less with time and you will learn to live with that pain, but that

Did anyone get their love back after years?

I am in a relationship when i was in class 10th and he was my senior in school. After completing his 12th he cleared CLAT exam and selected in NLU assam. All the problem started from here only. We both are immature and young. It's really difficult for

Do abusers ever change, or do they stay that way forever?

Having been married to an abuser, I can tell you that their actions are deliberate and thought out, and that they will never change, ever. To believe that they will, will only set you up to be their physical and emotional punching bag for life, and you will lose any semblance of

Do high business ambitions and the ambition of staying with the person you love forever (commitment to partner) go together?

I think that a good partner will encourage high ambition. Next year I'm anticipating doing my PhD in the US while my fiance remains in Canada, most likely. I want to become a professor and it's much easier to become one if you get a PhD in the US. My fiance is encouraging me to follow this path. He

He doesn't love me. What can I do?

Hey, first of all, trust yourself and your intuition.Here is the story: on of my friends loved a girl. She wasn't interested in him even in the least. She told him quite openly about that. That would be the end of it, had the guy

How can a woman stop being jealous of her husband?

If there is no justification for your jealousy then it is you who needs to be fixed. I don't see the wisdom in sending a perfectly good man packing just because you can't trust. Notice I didn't say can't trust him. If your feelings are based on evidence and his attitude is one of

How did you know to end your long term romantic relationship?

I stayed in one until I married her from pregnancy. Lasted five years till I couldn't stand it. Was in another that should have gone nine months and lasted two years.I was not wanting to hurt their feelings and it was

How to deal with my emotionally abusive girlfriend

I am in a very similar situation. I am an expert at handling situations like this, having studied neurosciences, psychology, philosophy etc. and I have been through a lot of trauma and hard knocks in my life. My girlfriend used to be

How to fall back in love with my husband after being separated

Do you mean separated like one of you was deployed overseas for a year, or separated as in the first step towards divorce? It makes a difference. If this was a separation because of the military or work, I'd hope that being together again would relight your fire. Of course, veterans

How to get over my divorce and all the complex feelings that come with it

Take the shortcut - go for therapy. You need to understand why you ignored your gut at every step along the way. You need to figure out why you went further and further  with someone so unsuitable to you. This is part of the reason you are so confused. You have been ignoring your instincts. You have

How to make my husband feel that I love him

It is very, very simple.  Read the Song of Solomon from front to back, then read from chapter 7 verse 10 to chapter 8 verse 3.Then read the whole thing again.  You will find it here:Song of Solomon

How to know if a man is really in love

Men are difficult to understand. Women struggle hard when it comes to understanding the man they love, but if you're observant and patient, men are comparatively simpler. Here are some points to check to know if he's really in love or not..Men don't say they love you. Unlike women, who are always

How to know if your boyfriend doesn't love you anymore

No eye contact, no touching, no calling, verbal abuse, no sex, no intimacy for prolonged periods of time. He doesn't say he loves you after you have told him so.Indifference is the coldest and cruelest way...not noticing you.He says one thing and his actions are no in sync with his words.Listen to your gut!Contact the YWCA (google

How to move forward with life after a very draining period of abuse by a narcissist

Getting over the abuse is as simple as truly and wholeheartedly believing that:-any negative feeling you developed towards yourself is not substantiated. Be it un-attractiveness, aggressiveness, hypersensitivity or whatever other bullshit they made you think you are guilty of, it's not your quality. It is something they wanted you to believe so they could feel better about

How many people reconcile after a breakup?

I dont know how many reconcile after a breakup but i can surely tell you that its not about the people in love, its about the understanding they share and the reason for breakup.My girlfriend was somewhat short-tempered and every time i made a mistake or

I have a crush on a girl who I barely know. How do I approach her?

There are a lot of great answers here to your question, such as the one by Jeremy Noel Johnson and Alex Markadonis so I'll skip over that part.I'll address something you're not asking but which is just as important;

I think I married a narcissistic, immature woman. What can I do as a husband to help her?

IME, the best thing you can do for the people you care about is to be the best you that you can possibly be.  You can't fix her, you can only control your own behaviors, and one of them is to consciously manage your own boundaries  When you hold

I'm jealous of my kids because my husband loves them more. Is that wrong?

Realize that there are different forms of love, and your husband's love for your children only enhances his love for you as the co creator of those children.   Think that every time he praises or embraces them, he is embracing something that exists only because you

Is a woman worth fighting over for?

It deppends. But please let share some thoughts. First keep this in mind: Why you gotta fight for her anyway?She is commited to another man: In this case NO. Its her job step aside in her current relationship but isn't your job to get her out of

Is it normal to feel jealous over other people's happiness?

It is Absolutely normal to feel jealous about someone else's happiness. Nothing could be more "Normal" than this. It is basic human nature, and attributes like these make us human. But then comes our intellect and our character to get over this and be happy for someone else's success or happiness. It makes you who you are :)

Is it right for a woman to treat her man like a King, and for the man to treat his woman as a Queen?

By tradition and culture, in adherents of the Muslim faith like me,  husband and wife are primarily, considered as a part of "Family", wherein the husband is the leader(not a king), wife the follower (more like the chief executive) and children the "public" and living as

Is it true that a man will treat his woman the way he treats his mom?

IN my experience, which is all I trust anymore, yes. The fact that mothers are the first people we learn love from, and give love to... first everything! (Very Important People ;)! I should know I have a son... hehe).I have two prime examples: one long term relationship I had (in which I had a

Is it wrong to have a messy house? Does that make you a bad person?

No! Of course not. A messy home can label you as a messy person, but not a bad personI am a pretty messy person, and the same can be said about my home.Messy is not bad, if it can make you feel comfortable and cozy. I have a rather large bed of which I

Is my husband emotionally abusing me by being too jealous?

There are two reasons he's behaving like this.  Either he's cheating and feels guilty and is displacing this on you, or he's got some serious issues of trust and jealousy that comes from some underlying emotional problems that create this insecurity.His threatening behaviour alone

Is there a need for marriage in a progressive world?

I assume you are talking about India because all cultures and societies are different. What might be possible in one culture may/may not be possible in other culture. In India, we follow a strict moral code of conduct as compared to West. or

Should I give my emotionally abusive husband another chance?

Should you give your abusive husband another chance - there are 2 answers to that:- the short answer is NO!-and the long answer is NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!You can not control what someone else does, but you can fall for their empty promises to change your mind about it: "Now he is willing to make things better and is

Should we really care about dead people?

I believe that there is a way of life which some would call respectful in which we honour the trials and accomplishment of our ancestors.  This way of life, of seeing the world, helps us gain a perspective on our

What are signs that the person you're in a relationship with may become abusive towards you (either physically or mentally)?

Very simple to spot the potential abuser way ahead of time: the person doesn't respect boundaries you set up. They might not agree with them, they might think it's weird you want a boundary there, they might feel that by setting

What are the things that make us human?

This is one of the great questions, and it is possible that an adequate answer would include an infinite number of perspectives, but I will try to give an answer which at least describes the (seemingly illogical) anatomy of personhood.No person can be reduced to a clearly-defined single entity. All people exist in a paradoxical agreement of

What could be considered as the biggest achievement of human beings?

Moon landing, honestly not much has been done or accomplished that to me stands out more than all of the destruction and negativity. In order to measure ur success or impact on life. Weigh the input the additions the actual thing that

What is the most under rated personal trait?

Being malleable while young. When you're young, you should be letting yourself be influenced by people who are doing what you're trying to do, but better. Meaning, if you want to be successful, you should look at successful people and see what they're doing different from you, then change yourself to be more like them.

What is the most under-rated quality that a person can possess?

Sport teaches us a lot of lessons. It shows us the triumph of human endeavor. The power of belief. It is an Adrenaline concocting experience. It is hard and fast and your contribution to its greatness is measured in sheer numbers. Winners

What makes people hate their life?

lOTS GOING ON OUT THERE, But again I'm going to stress the word HATE again as a very powerful word. I think people are perhaps disgusted in, disappointed in, I'll even go as far as saying maybe hating what life has

What should I do if I'm falling in love with the same person again?

Watch your feelings. It might not be love but just an effect to the memories of the time spent together. The stronger the bond, the stronger the need to know the well being of the person you left. It might be because you care for the

What would you do if your partner cheated on you? Why would a person cheat on their partner?

I had been married for almost 20 years to my husband who I had been in love with for 25 years when I discovered that he was cheating on me.Usually when we make a joke about such things in front of friends, like when he used to playfully say that he is going

What's the deal with emotional abusers?

Emotional abusers, some argue, are worse than physical abusers simply because at least in physically abuse the pain is not only visible but also quicker and easier to healEmotional abuse? Not so muchThe scars are mental. In your soul. Your heart. You can't see them but you know they're there. They take forever to

Why are people so quick to get a divorce?

The simple answer is because it goes against public policy to mandate that two people have an interpersonal relationship when one or both parties do not want that relationship.Marriage is quite a critical relationship-by effect, it makes two people each others' closest next-of-kin. If you do not want your spouse to be your family member, if you no

Why are so many decent people single nowadays?

In work I have a number of female friends. They are all married. Everyday I receive various comments.

Why are we called humans?

I think rather than a philosophical question, this is an etymological one. In common usage, the word "human" generally refers to the only extant species of the genus Homo - anatomically and behaviorally modern Homo sapiens. Its usage often designates differences between the species as a whole and any other nature or

Why can't I leave my alcoholic, emotionally stunted boyfriend?

It is because of the way natural selection has shaped women over many generations. Natural selection is important - a woman born without eggs in her ovaries will not pass on her DNA no matter how wonderful it might otherwise be.There are many factors which affect how many DNA copies a person passes along to children.

Why do most people never manage to change their life?

Many of the answers already provided give a sense of some of of the things that are getting in the way of people changing themselves on the surface level.The trouble with trying to affect change at the surface level is that it

Why do people change after marriage?

Before marriage Situation Monday to Friday Morning - you send msg " good morning sweetheart miss u love"Afternoon - both of you talk on phone " had your lunch baby ?  Forgot tiffin ?  Oh my love ,I wish I could make lunch for you.Evening - both of you make plan to

Why do people cheat on their partners?

I must be one of those stupidest people on Quora who is giving a chance to everyone to grill, sit back and enjoy reading comments.But you know, it's okay. Quora does have people who write idealistic answers and I am sure, I am not one

Why do people fall in love?

We mistake lust for loveI remember a girl. She joined the company as an associate and was supposed to work under my guidance.I don't open up to people that easily. I observe them and react accordingly. Just after few weeks

Why do people refuse to end their relationships knowing they are in a bad relationship?

*There may be several possible reasons.  There is a saying, "We attract the love in our lives that we think we deserve".  If a person has an issue with lack of self worth, or if they believe they are unlovable,

Why does my ex blame me for everything when he slept around and was emotionally abusive?

No one wants to be the villain. It doesn't matter how horribly they acted, being guilty is a bad feeling and it makes it much easier to just pin that guilt onto someone else. If a person is emotionally manipulative and abusive,

Why is a positive attitude one of the most important factors that influence a person's success on the job?

Well, there are several benefits to having a positive attitude. People with a positive attitude will seem more amicable and pleasing than their counterparts. He not only inspires himself but also the people around him. They improve the productivity of a workplace and foster teamwork and positive decisions. Quite clearly, a

Are bad people sometimes good?

Always but always. There is no such thing as e-v-i-l. That's a psychologically invalid word & concept (also predominately theological one). What you refer to as bad is more akin to the mercury in a thermometer. It always has the capacity/potential for movement. There is no absolute purity of good or bad. They're both part

Are human beings flawed?

I wouldn't say that we're flawed, but there's certainly something about the way our minds work that is very peculiar and actually creates a lot of trouble for us.What makes human beings particularly unique is not only that we can think in symbols, but that

Are human beings truly free?

Well, it depends on the context and definition of being free.Will you be free from the inevitability of death? Probably not anytime soon.Will you be free from the stresses of life? Nope. No matter how perfect of a family you have, or

Are some humans meant for each other?

Dear Simon Förster,Yes, I think it is true...Are some humans meant for each other?The ‘circumstantial evidence' is strong...and ‘meant for each other' is sometimes the simplest explanation...One friend told me of seeing her beloved at a party, across the crowded room, literally...all the bells went off...leading without hesitation into lifelong marriage.I have already posted

Are there actually people that just 'don't fit'?

When I was much younger I believed that anyone can fit with anyone if they want.Then I grew up and experienced different people and I changed my opinion.Yes, some people just do not fit.You can adapt if someone is morning person and likes to walk around house naked, although you like to

Are there bad people in the world?

Oh yes, yes... There are bad people. Really, really bad people. Who know they are bad - and like it. And there are quite a few of them."There are bad actions but no bad people" is meaningless tripe. Ones actions are part of what makes a person good or bad.

Can people really go from hating someone to loving them?

When I dislike someone, I usually tend to forget about them, but until now this was the only one I couldn't get rid off my head.He was my classmate who was also a housemate. We were in a language school abroad and we were both from

Can someone love you and then hate you?

When people are in the transient state of falling in love, they become oblivious to all the other person's misdoings and follies. They are willing to overlook everything hoping he/she is the one.Once they fall in love, expectations soar. People tend to get hurt when the other person does anything even slightly insensitive

Do humans feel more pain when they see videos of humans being abused or animals being abused?

I suffer most for animals. As a species we are, generally speaking, programmed to root for the underdog. Who doesn't like to see a bully get his comeupence?I feel that animals are always the underdog when it

How to hate someone whom I love

No need to hate someoneA person ,  as a whole is not bad but few of their habits make them so . Personal experience says, I once used to believe in making ppl feel in the same way like how i used to feel when

How to approach my crush that I barely really know

The previous answers both seem a little silly to me. The Anon gentleman is telling you to smile and look at your crush and the other Anon is telling you to look pretty and talk to your crush, which is a future

How to get my crush to message me back

Engaging someone into conversation with you especially if she is a girl, is a game of wits. Make your first statement complimentary and mysterious at the same time. Chances are high that she would respond. If you are approaching her through

How to stop being jealous of someone I liked

Your jealousy is about YOU, not him. He is a reminder of how you feel weak and out of control. There are things you can do, though. The site has good ideas.8 Healthy Ways to Deal with JealousyFor your case, I would suggest you distance yourself from the group

How to stop hating a lot of people

I was once a person who hated people. I got annoyed by anything people talked about that was just plain senseless. I have verbally abused people to the point of them hating  me back and now people who see me feel a welcoming presence. One of the nicest people you'll meet.

Human Behavior: I love animals more than humans. Is anything wrong with me?

I (still) love animals more than I love anyone, other than my family and my closest friends. I also often don't have much use for other people--I didn't dislike them, but I didn't think much of them at all. I used to be a lot like you, actually!The thing that

Is failure what makes us human?

Well, you are probably correct that animals don't possess a sense of

Is greed going to kill the human species?

Greed pushes human civilization forward. Lack of greed would kill civilization.Most people want to get ahead for themselves, and thus end up doing something that other people find beneficial. As Adam Smith pointed out,

Is human behavior transcendent?

Nope. But the 'mind' that creates the behavior can reach the states of transcendent.A transcendent mind seeks enlightened behaviors. The minds that have not reached that stage stick with normal behaviors.Transcendent behaviors- integrity, character, oneness, tolerance, peace, coexistence, all come within it's folds.All the very best! Regards,Swaroopa Blog.

Is intelligence what makes us human?

There are many other animals that possess some form of intelligence, crows and mag pies, the octopus, dolphins and others, but of Man he is the only known animal that asks a question and then proceeds to answer it. Man has the talent to articulate his

What are the characteristics of a healthy, strong, and well-rounded relationship?

In a healthy relationship, you make each other greater and more empowered to be independent as individuals. You are aware of the other person's needs and wants and actively help them achieve those things such as learning new things, staying healthy, going to school,

What if a girl tells you that she likes you ?

See we can solve this situation but it will depend on her personality :- If she is an extrovert and cool about things genuinely then you can directly go and talk to her , Say hello and may be compliment her on something not in a cheesy way you can't say

What is the best way to get your crush attracted on you?

One simple fact.There is no way to get anyone do anything !You can fall for a person, you can be head over heels in love with her, you can go crazy for her, you can turn into SRK and do some typical filmy things but there

What is the difference between human being and being human?

There is a very distinct difference between Being Human and Human Being. The dictionary describes Being human as simply understanding that others are human too. That they have equal rights with you and that you should treat them as you would wish they treat you too.On the other hand,

What is the ratio of good people vs bad people?

Let us first define the categories.Good people don't allow themselves to be, do, or say what they know to be bad. I'd say they are less than 1% of the population.Malignant people will be, do, or say things for perceived benefit or

What makes an inspiring person?

There are hundreds if not thousands of traits that inspiring people have. There are entire books written on the subject. So I'm afraid I won't be doing your question any justice here. What you are about to read is a really oversimplified explanation of what an inspiring person is.An inspiring person has two core beliefs. They believe

What were the first humans called?

Evolutionarily speaking, there never was a

What's more difficult: watching someone you love loving someone else or them not loving you back?

I say, its waste of time to do both. Only shows, how much you don't love yourself, and hence invest your time and energy, in not worthy stuff, as these. Why watch them loving another, when you have the power to love some other ? Question

When will human become a proper human being? When?

Certainly.It will probably be our own doing and we will probably do it intentionally.  There's a chance of course that we'll be killed off by a meteor or global warming or some other disaster that we can't avoid.  But it won't take too long before we're able to abandon the planet if need be and keep on living.But like

Which are more logical with their behaviors, humans or animals?

Humans are more logical.  Logically speaking, survival of a species through reproduction is the most important thing you can do.  Therefore developing language and learning to use tools are two of the most logical things any species can do to ensure their survival.Also propagation and expansion into new lands ensures a species

Which things change as one grows old?

Lot of things change as you grow.I would like to say few of them.1.Your innocence will vanish.        2.You will not always need your mother beside you.3.You'll like to get some privacy.4.Your TV channel will change from Pogo to Star Movies/Times Now.5.Your choice of movies will change from

Why are we called humans?

I think rather than a philosophical question, this is an etymological one. In common usage, the word "human" generally refers to the only extant species of the genus Homo - anatomically and behaviorally modern Homo sapiens. Its usage often designates differences between the species

Why do people love and hate each other?

I can't speak to the general condition of hate, but I can talk about it within the context of my experience and try to examine what that's all about, so I'll give it a shot.There have been plenty of people who I've found stupid, unethical, annoying, lazy, or mean,

Why do people love to hate you?

Because life has become a serious competition. Everyone is running a race. No body is genuinely interested in your growth or progress. You have got only handful of people who are actually your well wishers.People are more fake and have

Why do we hurt the people we love?

When you care for someone truly, you become vulnerable.The only people that can hurt you are the ones you truly care about.The only people that can hurt you are the ones you truly love unconditionally.Only that cuts deep.In the end all we remember will be

Why do we need to be hurt when we love?

because hurts is part of life education.imagine if you live a life without knowing what it feels to be hurts, you will never understand what is sad, what is pains.no pain no gain, some old quotes i keep hearing or reading in the past.no body want to get hurts because of loves. but love is about

Why does Love hurts everytime?

I used to ask the same question and I think the only answer to that is it doesn't hurt, especially every time. I have found a pattern in unhealthy relationships and that's expectation. It can be broken down to how we perceive ourselves and how others perceive us. We can't control other people's thoughts about us but we can

Why don't I have any crush?

You are mature and that is great.More people like you need to be more mature and stop daydreaming.Staring and going head over heels for a crush is a normal thing for girls to experience, because they admire that person for who they are.When mature people like someone they tend to

Why have humans forgot humanity?

I always wonder why we not give same respect to others as we want from them. Humanity is nature of the human.Quality of human being, I saw many people who stay with you just for their own benefits and when you need their help they will not stand for you. Is it quality

Are future human beings among us?

A2AThe possibilities are extremely slim that future travelers are walking among us like normal people. The chaotic intervention risks are too high.If you do a search on what's referred to as "The Butterfly Effect" you'll discover the concept that, when one is looking at

Are humans really built to be happy?

Happiness is the carrot on a stick.Agony is a whip on the back.What makes concept of the death acceptable is knowing that the soul is finally at peace for a while at least.Unstable and reactive traits of our psych needs experiences in order to

Are some human populations smarter than other human populations?

Smart people is a human population.  And they're smarter than dumb people, another human population.And this is true regardless of how you choose to define the nebulous term "smart"Although it's definition could flip the two groups around...

Are you happy? If not, why not?

Qs: Are you truly happy?I am going to speak for the common man.I have a pair of feet and hands.I have a shelter to provide for myself, food to feed myself and clothes to protect me from the cold.I am literate and I can speak my language. I can read and write in English.I do not suffer from

At 32, I figured I would have my life worked out. I don't. Do people ever have life worked out?

Everyone's life works out somehow.  Just not in the ways we always expect it too.  My own life has taken many twists and turns to get me here today, mature in years, evaluating what I did right and what I

Do feelings for someone ever go away?

THE feeling for someone never goes away if it is true it will be there running through your veins mixed with blood even if you don't realize it .There was this person I met some two years back we enjoyed each other presence and then something happened and we got disconnected

Do people really care about themselves?

For this interrogation ,i can claim that is true that everybody does care about himself or herself. And how is this true that peoples do care about them or themselves?the reason is that nobody does anything without knowing nothing about

How are the Anglo-Saxon and European (Latin) way of thinking different?

Albert Gehring in 1908 wrote a book on the distinguishing traits of the Graeco-Latins and Teutons (when he says Germanic, he means the Germanic peoples, which includes the Anglo-Saxons).  His writing is highly unfashionable by modern standards, and for that reason it is quite intriguing.The most Germanic writer in

How can a woman make a man love her?

Most of the responses to this question are from women, and should ignored. I'm a man, here's the truth. You won't like it. It's shallow. Deny it at the cost of your own sanity. Every man wants to fall in love,