More so it would feel like he isn't prioritising his family. Money isn't everything, there also needs to be the physical aspect, and a phone call or two a day isn't my ideal relationship future if that makes sense. I understand hes doing it for us, but I work full time, so hes not exactly supporting my lifestyle or my living.
I think he is being unreasonable.
You're expecting a baby now, he needs to compromise! It's not the time to be reconsidering a move 8 hours away, especially since you say he's been able to get work in your current location!
Will you be going back to work after your baby or will you stay home a while? Could you all move up there? I agree the whole family should stay together where possible. but I think it's also really important that your partner is happy with his work too. Little babies are mega stressful; having a stressful job that you don't like on top of that and he might find it really really hard to deal with work stress and be able to support you properly as well.
Last edited by FearlessLeader; 05-12-2013 at 12:58.
Timeforwine, It's all good, I put myself out there. FearlessLeader, I will probably go back to work after 6 months. We will see what happens, I probably shouldn't hold him back if hes that unhappy - and whatever will be will be
Would if be a fly in fly out job? So he would be home once a fortnight or whatever? It is hard, I guess he was a mine worker when you met him so unless you both agree he is going to change jobs then I don't know that it is fair.
In saying that I would not want a FIFO relationship so would probably consider moving to the small town and trying to make a life there as a family.
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