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My Snoring is Pushing Him Away

I've been having a problem for the last year with snoring. My husband has put up with it(as have I) hoping the situation would improve. It has not. This week he moved out of our bedroom and into the spare bedroom. He is fixing up the room to his liking, moving books in, fixing up shelves, etc. I feel very hurt by all this, although I understand, because he was losing a great deal of sleep due to my snoring. I'm becoming more depressed about it. I have an appointment in December to have the problem checked out medically, but I'm not sure what to do about our relationship. We don't have the greatest relationship anyway, and counseling really hasn't helped because he doesn't really seem to be able to - or is not motivated - to make the necessary changes to help make our relationship better. Even the counselor said, "What you see is what you get," with him. In the meantime, I feel that we're roommates living in the same house. We have two children, ages 12 and 8, and if it weren't for them, I guess the relationship would be over, but I don't really want to end the relationship. I love my husband, but I'm not sure what to do at this point in my life. Any suggestions?

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