Passive-aggressive spouse: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 2:58
- Date Jun 20, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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I don't -- -- were about to find out it's a question we asked back to -- dabble every week he's back again to answer your.
-- so much -- is -- welcome back.
Hey thanks Brian hello Gloria I'm doing good have not as good as this first emailers it's got -- -- neighbor.
He says quote it drives me crazy when my neighbors don't -- their messy overgrown lawn.
It makes me so angry I didn't invite them to my neighborhood pool party MI nuts to mind so much.
-- look you know what.
He likes to keep his launch rim likes to live with people who take care -- -- yes the only party this is normal.
The only part of this that's a little crazy is that all he does not invite him.
To the barbecue.
Maybe a pink fence would be nice.
And then he offered to take it that kind of they'll take care of their properties yet like an aggressive kind of response -- go right back -- -- and see how they like an absolute I'd like to LA the law of the jungle.
All right let's talk about I think I -- -- talk about relationships quote.
-- my wife doesn't get what you want -- throws my stuff out -- to -- me she shows anger towards me by reading the AC refusing to work cook and yelling a lot.
Is this normal what do you think.
She's crazy Bryan Wright like I don't know if it's bipolar -- -- and that's possible I guess there's a diagnosis but look she's abusive.
She's constantly threatening abandonment.
She apparently feels tremendously entitled she's got one good idea right the divorce.
I'll send a prescription I'll write it out for this guy.
-- with sounds like it on livable situation and by the way that email from Tim whose marriage -- allows -- clearly have some issues they got.
-- -- -- Constantly with the -- -- Hey let me tell you about this person is it different a different challenge.
This guy just retirees that retired after 36 busy years I'm rested but -- about very close to retirement behavior.
I avoid social context -- my days walking reading watching TV.
Are my permit patterns normal.
Well they're all too normal right they are all -- normal after retirement.
People tend to do this right -- they become a bit like -- but I'll tell you.
I like to tell people it takes an emotional giant to live and unstructured like we rely on each other from momentum -- This is somebody who's -- get an activity and soon or you gonna need somebody like me.
Gotcha and that's okay too we -- -- somebody talked to it as the beginning of getting socialized again.
Back to keep tableau that solar activity and what -- -- -- drive professional judgment you couldn't be more normal.
Thank you appreciate that -- go to help other people and they have a great week we lost.