Category Archives: emotional abuse

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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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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passive aggressive Mother’s Day gift

Let me tell you about a few things that I don’t eat.  Or try not to eat. I stay away from gluten.  Gluten – flours, grains, breads – really messes me up.  Okay.  Yes. Occasionally I do succumb to chocolate … Continue reading

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Friday evening

Friday afternoon, as I was driving home from work, I received the following text from him: I’m getting my own dinner so you can have dinner with [our daughter]. So that was nice to hear. But then, I always start … Continue reading

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If you’re standing in crap…

Please read the full post here: http://theothersideofcomplexity.com/standingincrap/  

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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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