My husband of a year and a half told me tonight that I talk with too much detail. I go on and on and on. I am 41, and a sixth grade Teacher. He asked me how work was and I got a new student. Not just a student, an 11 year old girl from a refugee camp in Burma. Just came to America, and knows two words... sing and no. I work in an area of our city where 94 percent of the children are poverty stricken. NO ONE in the entire school pays for their lunch. The last four (gang related) shootings in our town have been family members of my students. (and I only have 13 students) None of my kids have both parents at home, none of my students have an "easy" life. EVERY one of my students have had a parent that was or still is in prison. And to make matters worse, my new Karen (pronounced Corene) student has NEVER seen black people (all of my students are black but her and one hispanic and another Karen). So, knowing this information, how can my husband possibly think when asking me how work was, that it would be a REMOTELY simple and quick answer?
I am so hurt that he would EVER tell me I told him too much. This is what it tells me... I DONT LIKE TO HEAR WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY, I JUST ASK HOW YOUR DAY WAS TO BE KIND!
THIS happened thursday and he is still mad at me today because we went out to eat and I took 45 minutes of our dinner talking about this "Burmese" girl.
What should I say to him? Should a wife have to worry about sharing too much? Talking in too much detail? Doesnt this seem like something a man would say to a woman he didnt care about? didnt respect? didnt love?