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My wife and i are married just about 1 1/2 years. she is 35 and i am 62!!! we have a 15 month old daughter. My dilema/question is: Am I wrong in having a problem with my wife going out to nightclubs/bars with another woman from time to time without me? I want her to have hergirlfriends but, to me, going to bars is not the best place to be going. I wish they could go shopping or rummage sale shopping or other things that to me arent as threatening. She says I am being controlling and dont trust her.
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Counselor: Ms Chase, Life Coach replied 9 years ago
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Hello chhiii

Has she ever cheated on you or given you reason to believe that she would?

Where did the two you meet?

Was she going out to bars with her girlfriends before you met?

Chase

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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
she has never cheated on me or given me a reason to believe she would. We met online, and she was going to bars with ehr girlfriends before we met
Counselor: Ms Chase, Life Coach replied 9 years ago

Hello Chhiii,

I'm sure that there are times when your wife goes shopping and does other things, but the way that she relaxes and shares time with her girlfriends is to go out, have a drink and socialize. I'm of the opinion that if a person is a cheater, then they will cheat. If they are not a cheater, then they won't. If she is a cheater, then it won't matter if she's at the supermarket, the library, the children's school, Walmart, she will find someone to cheat with. So it all boils down to trust. With any relationship, we don't automatically trust someone, we make a decision to trust them, many times based on past experiences with them. If she's not going out every night, every weekend, and not taking care of her family responsibilities then you might want to consider that you could be overreacting. On the other hand, if you are noticing a change in behavior and she is not being responsible to her family, then it might be time to sit down and talk about being more responsible, but not to accuse her of cheating right off the bat. The botXXXXX XXXXXne is you have to trust or not, there's not much else we can do.

I welcome your thoughts, let me know if you want to talk more?

Chase

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Customer reply replied 9 years ago
Reply to Ms Chase's Post: thank you, I am happy with your response and, although I dont like taht she feels the need to go to bars without me, i cahlk it up to my generation and my upbringing and my previous marriage
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