Monthly Archives: June 2015

quote for the day…

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everything is not okay

His siblings are here this week-end  for Father’s Day. They’re have a cook-out this evening. He asked me if I was coming over to his dad’s to have steaks tonight. I told him, no. I wanted to say, everything is … Continue reading

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this week

This week, he said nothing at all about the conversation last Sunday morning. (See post.)  It’s as if it never took place. He has been washing dishes and making dinner, though. However, as I told my counselor (yes, I am … Continue reading

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flayed

When he says things to me like he did this morning (previous post), I feel flayed. I feel wretched.  I start doubting myself and all that I did to raise my children and to try to be a good wife. … Continue reading

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conversation this morning…

He said I poisoned my daughters against him. (I didn’t. Period.)  He said they turned on him because he wasn’t perfect.  (No, they recognized that he was toxic and distanced themselves.) He said I should forgive him.  I told him … Continue reading

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The only thing you can be best at….

My previous post (here) was reblogged from Live & Learn.  The reblogging process does not capture the entire post and my favorite line from the whole post doesn’t show on my blog.  You have to read the full blog post … Continue reading

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Someone will always have a higher jump or a more beautiful line.

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
“I felt like there had been some mistake,” she said. “…that I wasn’t smart enough to be in this company.”…When Portman was finally able to combat these feelings of self-doubt, there’d be more roadblocks…

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