Tag Archives: anger

yeah whatever

Every morning, he very cheerfully says good morning to me. (Well, almost every morning.  Occasionally I think he must be mad because he won’t even look at me when I walk in.) I often ignore him. This morning, he again … Continue reading

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angry and frustrated

I feel angry and frustrated. I felt that way even before I came home. When I was at the gym after work, I was thinking about my marriage and how I wished I could just go home and be held. … Continue reading

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my husband is a jerk

This morning, I went for a walk with a girlfriend. (When I had told my husband I was going for a walk, he asked if he could come, too.  I said, yes.*  He asked me where I was going to … Continue reading

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“disregard any flack”

Background:  I’ve been reading “Codependent No More” and “The Language of Letting Go” and working harder at analyzing my thoughts and reactions in an effort to reduce my co-dependency. Let’s see how this plays out: Yesterday, I decided to have … Continue reading

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abusive relationship

I was going to ask my brother this, even though I have asked him before.   But instead of burdening him, yet again, I am going to ask it here. Am I in an abusive relationship???? I read a post titled … Continue reading

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control and predict

So, I was wrong.  He winked at me this morning. But even yesterday when I was so sure that he had decided not to wink at me any more, I started questioning my reaction to this.  For one thing, my need … Continue reading

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emotions

So much anger and frustration. Fear.  Sadness. I feel so insane.  I don’t know which way is up or which way is down.  Don’t know what to think or even how to feel.  Or rather, how to acknowledge my feelings. … Continue reading

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just venting

I feel angry, frustrated, hurt. He’s “nice.”  Then he’s mean. But if I tell him that he hurts me, he says he tries very hard to be nice to me and says that he loves me. I hate it.  I … Continue reading

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Double standard

So, why is it that when I am asked to do something, anything, it is expected that I take care of it?  No questions asked.  Buy something, deliver something, call someone, sign something, wash something, iron something, fix something, be … Continue reading

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Furious

I am so tired and so furious.  I am tired emotionally.  Yes, physically I am a little tired, too.  But mostly I am just absolutely drained emotionally.  I am getting to the point where I am beginning to wonder how … Continue reading

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