Category Archives: emotional abuse

what if….

What if God really does have a plan for me? What if He is working it out, right now, exactly the way He wants it to be? What if I actually am learning the things I’m supposed to learn and … Continue reading

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thought for the day…

“Your flaws are perfect for the heart that is meant to love you.”    

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unbearable

This is kind of hard to explain, but I thought it was unbearable before. It is even more unbearable now, since what happened.  (See post.) Ever since then, he has been courteous and helpful. But I can’t stand being around … Continue reading

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A/C

The air conditioning has died. This is not an option for me!  I cannot deal with the humidity that comes with the heat around here!  If it were just high temperatures, that would be one thing.  But the humidity is … Continue reading

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internal conflict

He bought me a little plant that I like a lot.  It’s called String of Pearls and I had a gorgeous one when I lived in another state ten-plus years ago before we moved here. Then I finally found one … Continue reading

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things I’ve learned

I was outside, cleaning up in my garden a little.  (I have way too much stuff, even in the garden!!!!) And I was thinking. I will be fifty in another year and I was wondering what I had actually learned … Continue reading

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my supervisor

I got in trouble at work this past week. My supervisor took exception to some emails that I sent to her. I’ve worked for this company for over two and half years.  I’ve worked for this supervisor for over a year. … Continue reading

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After…

I think the thing that gets me most about what happened (see post) is that, on Friday night, after I said, if you loved me, you wouldn’t ask me to do something that hurts me, he kept pressuring me to … Continue reading

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comforting him…

He is often sad about his mom’s death (understandably) and needs to talk and cry. I’m trying to be comforting. But I am also finding it difficult. I know this is a hard time for him.  I understand that.  I … Continue reading

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thoughts

His mother died yesterday morning. I am okay with her death.  I don’t think I was quite the daughter-in-law and neighbor she hoped I would be.  I think because we didn’t really have any shared interests, it was kind of … Continue reading

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