Monthly Archives: April 2014

“I try to be nice”

What does “I try to be nice” actually mean? Last night, I lost it. I was crying and crying because I felt like I really couldn’t take it anymore.  He came in the kitchen and asked if he could do … Continue reading

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pity party

I feel so angry and frustrated. I feel like I want too much. So many people talk about the importance of gratitude and then I feel terrible because I am not more thankful. I hate myself for wanting a house … Continue reading

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just another evening…

Today I was feeling lonely and longing to be loved and to love back.  This is not an unusual occurrence.    And I was thinking – maybe I should try harder with my husband.   Maybe I can try to … Continue reading

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financial support?

My van needs work.  The estimate was close to two thousand dollars. He said he would pay half of it. I already got the brakes taken care of, and he did indeed pay for half of that. Now I need … Continue reading

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a credit card

He got a credit card advertisement in the mail. It is for Visa Black and the advertisement is a big black card, maybe 5 x 7, so it looks really impressive. For a couple of days, he carried this thing … Continue reading

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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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