Category Archives: emotional abuse

craziness

I can’t function tonight. I don’t know how to describe it. I haven’t gotten enough sleep this week.  I’ve been too emotional this week and cried way too much.  I feel like I haven’t handled things well this week.  Maybe … Continue reading

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out in the cold

My younger daughter lives at home and my other daughter lives in another state. They used to call and talk to each other every Friday night, but they haven’t done that for awhile.  They decided they wanted to talk to … Continue reading

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Johnnies

A couple of weeks ago in Toastmasters, during Table Topics, I got the question, how do you feel about the coming of winter? In case you don’t know, Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improving speaking and leadership skills.  And … Continue reading

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another therapist

I talked with another therapist person this morning. My company has an Employee Assistance Program that offers counseling and referrals for further help as needed.  I can have three free counseling sessions with a person from the EAP company.   … Continue reading

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I hate crumbs

Okay.  Maybe I don’t hate crumbs.  I actually like crumbs. They make me feel warm and happy. But then the warm and happy wears off and I feel so cold and empty. And then I wish the crumbs hadn’t been … Continue reading

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health insurance

My employer pays for my health insurance.  I pay for health insurance for my daughter’s through my employer. He is self-employed and has paid for his own insurance.  His insurance plan is coming to an end, so he has to … Continue reading

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security

I went to talk to a therapist this evening. Part of our discussion revolved around my marriage.  I told her that my husband was passive aggressive.  She said that she understood what passive aggressive meant. But when I was talking … Continue reading

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thought for the day…

“Be led by your dreams, not pushed by your problems.”

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nice and normal and sane

My younger daughter is an art student at our local community college. The evening of the morning I wrote my previous post, she told me that the art students were going to have an art show again in December.  She … Continue reading

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I want to die

I want to die. My life is meaningless. I have no hope. I go to work each day and answer phones and shuffle papers.  So meaningless.  The little things I do at work to help others that mean a lot … Continue reading

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