Category Archives: emotional abuse

grumpy

Yesterday I was in a bad mood. I was feeling stuck in my job, feeling like I was meant for more than what I am actually doing.  I had that feeling that there is so much more out there and … Continue reading

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I needed to hear this…

This comment was left on my “About” page.  For some reason, I needed to hear this today.   Maybe it is the line “…now in a loving relationship…”  Maybe it is the hope. By the way, I appreciate so much all … Continue reading

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What’s Stopping You?

reblogged from Live & Learn

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a tale of two vehicles

Last night, I called my husband from the gym and asked him if he could borrow his mom’s car and go pick up pizza for dinner if I called and ordered the pizza. (I had driven his truck to work … Continue reading

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I want to tell him…

I want to tell him it’s over. I want to tell him that I can’t do this anymore. I want to tell him that I want a divorce. … But I’m scared.

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again…

I did it again.  I played nice. Let me set this up just a little. I’m leaving my van at the mechanic’s tomorrow.  (See post.)  And I’m driving his truck instead.  His truck is old and dirty and I really … Continue reading

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Amazon wish list…

Last night, I received an email from one of my sisters, asking me if I had sent her a gift from her Amazon wish list. I emailed her back and told her, no, I hadn’t. Then I started thinking. A … Continue reading

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duct tape…

There will be those who think I am stretching it with this post.  And there will be those who get it. I drive a white van.  On Friday, the front left side cover that goes over the signal lights fell … Continue reading

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not involved

My daughter is in New York City! At this very moment, she is attending Les Mis.   I’m sure she is absolutely loving it!  And that is an understatement!  (link about Les Mis) Did I ever tell you that she … Continue reading

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Alone. Not.

My daughter isn’t here.  (See next post.) This morning, my husband said he was going to be working late. Really?  Could it be? Could it be that there would be a possibility that I might have a few minutes at … Continue reading

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