I'm concerned about my husband, and I'm not sure what to do. I'm also not really sure how to explain it, but here goes nothing.
It seems as though my husband is losing chunks of time, and his mind is creating stories and experiences to fill that gaps. These do not occur while I am home. A specific example occured just last weekend. He told me Sunday evening that he had finished all of his classwork and posted in all his required discussion threads (He's studying online) at 8am that morning because he couldn't sleep. He also believes that he has completed all other classwork on time for the past few weeks. We discovered today that this is not the case. In fact, he has not been posting at all, and he has not been doing any assignments. He failed 2 classes last session for this same problem, and he is about to be dropped from this current class. This situation also occurs when housework, applying for a job or working on the car is involved. All of the stories and experiences seem logical and feasible - these are not wild fantasies.
I understand there may be a possibility that he is just lying and doesn't want to do his homework or any housework. I'm inclined to believe that is not the case. He wholeheartedly believes that these experiences were real. He knows that I always find out when he is lying (intentionally or otherwise) We have discussed this several times before, and it has reached the point that if he doesn't get this under control, I will be kicking him out of the house. As the only one working in the house right now, I cannot afford to pay student loans that we will be forced to start paying immediately if he fails or drops another class.
I'd be happy to take him to my psychiatrist if there is a possibility that something is wrong. He has had major medical issues before, but nothing neurological. I don't want my marriage to fall apart because of this, but I don't know what else to do.
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