I am a 48 years old married lady, my daughter is 23 years old and has a love affair with a boy, my husband is away all day and does not talk much. My husband blames me that she does not live a proper life. I do not know how to control my anger. What should I do to handle my marriage problems?
It is not surprising that you are angry, being angry is a
natural reaction to your situation. Your life situation
seems to be dull and uninteresting and cheerless in a way
which could motivate your anger.
I do not know what restrictions your religion puts on you:
is there any possibility for you to study or get a
meaningful job of your own? One of my neighbours, who does
not have any gainful occupation, works two days a week for a
charity organisation; this gives her life a meaning and
lets her meet people. Myself, I take care of a small child
every weekend, whose parents are deaf.
That your daughter has met a boy is good, if he is a nice
Women can sometimes get help from taking oestrogen after
their menopause; this can help them feel better. But only
taking pills, and not doing something about your life
situation, may not be the best solution.
From your letter, I get the impression that you are
depressed. Anti-depressive medication can sometimes
help in getting out of a cheerless life situation.
Such medication can make it easier for you to do the
changes in your life which would make your life more
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