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India: Retired Husband

Categories: South Asia, India, Women & Gender

Heartcrossings [1] on the retired husband syndrome. “The women had always been aware of the mental distance and the loss of emotional closeness with their husbands but it turns out the men were too busy being workaholic to notice anything was missing. Like the article says, they can't imagine their 24/7 presence could be so repulsive to their wives that it makes them physically ill.”