Category Archives: emotional abuse

“Are You Too Passive Aggressive?”

I did NOT write this article.  It was written by Rhoberta Shaler and you can find the article here: Are You Too Passive Aggressive?  12 Telltale Signs.   While I agree with much of what she writes in this article, I … Continue reading

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here’s one…

Scene:  At night, in bed.  He has been moody, huffy, kind of slamming things a little, all evening. I can tell he is upset, but he hasn’t said anything.  Finally… Me:  Do you want to tell me what is bothering … Continue reading

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counseling…

Several weeks ago,  I wrote about talking to a realtor/pastor who works in my building who offered to counsel my husband and me.  (see this post) Well, my husband and I met him for lunch today. It was awful. It didn’t … Continue reading

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I slept in the living room last night

I slept in the living room last night. I asked him to, but, well, you know… You know, when he starts accusing me, the thing is, he’s not completely wrong. Last night, after I had asked him to sleep in … Continue reading

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It’s me.

“You don’t know what you want so I have a hard time giving it to you.” Oh, and apparently, he is compassionate and  I’m just too stupid to realized it.  (He didn’t call me stupid.  That is my sarcasm.) He … Continue reading

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“prison dinner”

Last night, my husband made dinner. I told my daughter that the food was ready and she could come get some food. My husband and I sat down at the table to eat. In case you don’t know, my daughter … Continue reading

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first date…

This morning he reminded me that today is the anniversary of our first date – twenty-nine years ago. Wow – that’s a long time! He asked me if I wanted to go out for dinner tonight. I told him I … Continue reading

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later that evening…

So my previous post was about Sunday afternoon. Sunday evening, well, Sunday night, as I was getting ready for bed, I checked my email. He had sent me an email with the subject, “an interesting article.”  And the only thing … Continue reading

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another “discussion”

We had a “discussion” this afternoon. I was studying for my final exam outside under “my” tree.  About mid-afternoon he came and asked me if I wanted to go see the new barn of somebody he knew and pick up … Continue reading

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a lesson for me to learn

I’ve been taking a online class. Several months ago, my supervisor at work asked me if I wanted to take this class and the company has payed for it.  (It is NOT a cheap class!) The class is the basics of … Continue reading

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