My wife is constantly on her phone: Advice?

This may sound weird, but why dont you text her? Just text her sweet things like the way you feel about her. Ask her to meet you in the bedroom :wink:

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Someone gag this womens spouse! :roll_eyes::rofl::rofl::rofl:

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Best to make a arrangement where you both put your phones away and can’t use them. That way she won’t feel like it’s only her who is having to give her phone time up. Like say meal times no phones allowed both turn phones off at a certain time on a evening. First she needs to reduce her phone time slowly and more and more she spends time in the real world she will over comes her internet addiction x

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Treat her like a kid. Take her phone away

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Phones are a big problem. Happens alot in my house. I’m trying to talk and nobody wants to listen so I stop talking to them and do something else. when I start to play on my phone which is usually at the end of the night because I don’t get down time at any other time. Its a problem because I’m on my phone… the beauty of double standards.

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I mean. You could “accidentally” suspend her line :joy:

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You could always shut her phone off and see what she does try making her realize that she’s into it too much . And have people who are around her make her realize what it’s doing to your relationship when people that she’s around even the children the children should come first before a phone worst case scenario if it’s putting the big screen on your relationship I hate to say it but leave if she is not willing to change

It is absolutely an addiction! She is addicted, cold turkey! Start giving her hell!

My husband and I struggled with this both ways. It’s usually when we are going through something outside of our home. Because we both are TERRIBLE at coping mechanisms. Like. Honestly. We KNOW what coping mechanisms will help but we just lack the connection to actually utilize Them.
It’s our escape from feeling overwhelmed. And sometimes the only “outside” type of contact we have.

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That’s how women feel with our husband’s. I’m sure there’s something deeper. I’ll get like this every so often. More of like a severe depression state. Unfortunately, I just over come it. And nothing helps. But I would shut off her phone. Just turn it off. And tell her yall need to talk. Have a heart to heart talk.

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I used to do this when my depression and anxiety was out of control… :flushed:… Talk about that instead of the “phone problem”

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Could she maybe be depressed?

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Might be her escape from life. You both need to have a mature chat about household responsibilities and your roles as this is not healthy but unfortunately affects most families these days

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I’m betting your wife is suffering silently from depression. It’s easier to zone out in “phone land” than it is to face the real issue. Gently suggest she speak with her doctor

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Sometimes moms need a break. How long was she doing it all before she started being obsessed with her phone?

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Really weird seeing the comment section when genders are reversed. I swear, if its a man the comment section is vicious.

This seems to be more compassionate.
I get the whole needing a break.
I just feel so bad for the kids because this happens so much more than we’d like to admit

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Knock it out of her hands when u have had enough

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Neglect in relationship affects more than just the spouse… this is sad and I hope she can tone it down

Tell her exactly how you feel. Tell her like you wrote this post that it is straining your marriage.

Austin did you turn in a post about me? Lol

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