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Marital Stress

I am a 32 yr old Indian girl, married for the past 10 yrs. I have 2 kids. I have been frustrated with my husband's behaviour towards me from the beginning. I live my life almost like a single full time working mom. My job is demanding and I need to spend a lot of time at it. With all this, I work really hard at providing the infrastructure to the family. The demands never end and whatever I do seems to be not enough. Constantly, my husband is complaining and takes out all his anger and frustrations at me for nothing. His behaviour is very unpredictable. He keeps saying that I mean a lot to him and he loves me, and on the other hand, he continues to verbally torture me with all the complaining and finding fault. He expects people to listen to him and execute his orders. I am a very independent person and I pretty much take my own decisions and it is hard for me to nod my head to everything anyone says. I want to create a healthy atmosphere for the kids to grow up. So now-a-days, I have stopped arguing with him and I just keep quiet. But In this process, I am getting affected internally and I feel frustrated and angry and depressed within myself. I do not know how long I can continue in this way. My health is getting affected due to this. Are there any suggestions that you could give me to avoid conflict ??

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