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Emotionally numb to partner help
Hi Sadistic Cat 434
I'm sorry to hear you are feeling detached and numb to your partners and hobbies you usually find fun. Is there anything you can think of that might of caused this? Maybe your partner might have some thoughts on what's happening? Feeling sad every now and again is ok- not every day or week is perfect. If it persists, maybe you could contact Beyond Blue for some structured guidance: The Beyond Blue Support Service provides advice and support via telephone 24/7 (just call 1300 22 4636), daily web chat (between 3pm–12am) and email (with a response provided within 24 hours). Let us know what your thoughts are- we are here to listen.
Hi there Sadistic Cat 434,
Thank you for reaching out. I’m really sorry to hear that you have been feeling emotionally detached and numb towards your partner and your love for music and art. I can’t imagine how isolating and confusing this must feel for you. Has something happened recently to trigger this? Potentially a comment by someone, a social event, or something you read? Alternatively, I know sometimes I have weeks where I get feelings of numbness, which often occurs when I’m stressed about something. Potentially you might be experiencing a hormonal imbalance if you are feeling stressed about something?
As Tay100 recommended, it might be helpful seeking some professional support if these feelings persist. Please give an update whenever you feel up to it! These forums are always here to listen and support you without judgement.
Wishing you the very best ~
Good afternoon and welcome.
"I can look at him and not feel the warmth I used to or the giddy sparks that i once had when he kisses or hugs me."
This is one of the most common feelings to experiencing and you are defiantly not alone. This is the time where couples can stop, pause, reflect and appreciate all the good things about their partner into look at their flaws and accept them for who they are.
This can also be a time where couples no longer want to continue their journey with each other and look for other options or it will bring them closer and that's what you want.
I think you are very brave for coming here for support and it shows that you do care for your partner and looking for support on how to approach the situation. Maybe change something or re-invent your relationship dynamic. Make it the best and most happiest relationship that you want.
Hi Sadistic Cat 434
Just thought I'd check-in and see how things were between you and partner? Have you told him how you feel? Maybe sought some structured help? Let us know you are travelling if you like.