TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives

You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Mental Health Use this forum to share your mental health concerns and to seek advice.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
justlikeme0 Offline
Member
Average Joe
***
 
justlikeme0's Avatar
 
Age: 25
Gender: Female

Posts: 180
Join Date: July 31st 2009

Thumbs down How to stop taking my stress out on my boyfriend - November 23rd 2012, 05:57 AM

I'm in college, paying bills, having minor family troubles, and just started my first job working at a daycare. I have a lot on my plate and the biggest reason for my stress is the daycare. When I get home to my boyfriend, I notices I nag and put him down more often. He is very childlike and reminds me of the toddlers I work with (in cute ways and obnoxious ways). I can't yell at the kids so when I get home I take out my frustrations on him. I'm not okay with this and need to change but I don't know how. Any advice on how to deal with stress in a better way?


(>^-^)> HUG <(^-^<)

whether the weather is cold
or whether the weather is hot
we'll whether the weather
whatever the weather
whether we like it or not.
   
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
savealife723 Offline
i live. i laugh. i love.
I've been here a while
********
 
savealife723's Avatar
 
Age: 24
Gender: girly girl (:
Location: LaLaLand.

Posts: 1,787
Join Date: April 21st 2009

Re: How to stop taking my stress out on my boyfriend - November 23rd 2012, 07:41 PM

I do the same exact thing. When I'm frustrated or upset, I usually take it all out on my boyfriend and the main reason for that is because I know that no matter what, he loves me and he's going to be there for me. He understands that I'm upset and need to vent and he's completely okay with being the person that I go to when I just need to scream. However, I hate that I do this. I can't stand it. One thing I found really beneficial was venting or getting my frustration out in other ways such as exercising. There have beens days where I'm so mad and stressed out about my day that I just went to the gym and I worked out really hard while crying and crying. Hey, I have no shame. It's okay to cry. Also, instead of yelling at him about everything going on, I started keeping a journal to record everything that's upsetting me and how I can work at improving them. For now until you find something that works for you, talk to your boyfriend and let him know not to take any of this personally. Let him know that you don't mean to do this and that you're working on a way of finding another outlet of this stress and frustration.


When you can't find your way home,
and when life gets too hard to face on your own.
I will stand as a light through the darkness unknown,
I will walk with you, so you're never alone.
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
boyfriend, stop, stress, taking

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.