My wife is a little over bearing with my medication.

by randall
(atlanta,ga )

I'm a 50 year old man. I have been married for 26 years. I have a decent life. I'm semi retired and I work when I want to. However I do have some marital issues.

I'm on 2 medications. Lexapro for anxiety and buprenorphine for opiate maintenance. I was on painkillers for a couple of years for a back injury. I had to have a fusion. The dr recommended I stay on them because of the pain. My wife did not like them so I came off. I was put on prozac for anxiety. My wife did not like it so I went on lexapro. She keeps my medication. I have to take it at night because she does not like me on it during the day.

Ok tonight she went out with friends. Before she left she said she needed distance and went upstairs. She came back down and left. I don't know who picked her up. She also took some alcohol which I do not mind but if the role was reversed, she would have lost. I want to talk to her about this. How do I approach?

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