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I called a lawyer today

I have an appointment first thing tomorrow morning. I’m scared.  Not of the lawyer.  Of the step. Advertisements

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It is what it is

Two years ago this month, I started this blog to spare my brother.  In 2011, I had a VERY hard year emotionally and I found myself calling my brother a LOT to cry on his shoulder.  My brother is kind … Continue reading

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vehicle registration

Weeks ago, when he was telling me all the things I had to pay for (see post), he said I had to pay to get the van inspected and to pay for the vehicle registration renewal. So, I took the … Continue reading

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wise advice…

This comment was left on one of my posts (see post) by sad. “Passive aggressive men can not love, how else can anyone explain the emotional roller coaster they place their spouses into? They are damaged, they are not normal, … Continue reading

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clinging to a marriage…

I cut this quote out of a newspaper, but I didn’t save the source. “Clinging to a marriage because you are clinging to a lifestyle is a natural – but shallow – impulse.  The minute you are able to let … Continue reading

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mad passionate love

What do you think?  Do you agree?

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living with a passive aggressive man

This comment was left on my page, The List.   I wanted to share it here, not because it is unique, but because it is what so many feel and go through.  And maybe you would want to leave encouragement for … Continue reading

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Today…

This morning, we had an appointment with Julie, the therapist. It was fairly stormy! He was very pouty, very accusatory. I wasn’t all sweetness myself.  I was tired – physically and emotionally – and I really didn’t hide anything.  Usually … Continue reading

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“Was it always like this with him?”

Well, my twenty-sixth wedding anniversary came and went. And he didn’t say a word about it!  No Happy Anniversary.  No flowers.  No taking me out to dinner.  Nothing.  Nothing at all. He did make dinner on Friday night (our anniversary) … Continue reading

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what Julie said

Well, I told Julie, the therapist, that I felt like giving up.  Just quitting.  Not even trying anymore.  I told her that maybe I should just be content with the fact that I have a roof over my head (albeit … Continue reading

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