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More of what I want…

There are a couple of things I’d like to add about my “happily ever after.” (You can read my previous post here.) I want him to be successful at his job, business, career, profession. I want him to be willing … 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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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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last night / this morning

(This post is only a few short words and it doesn’t fully convey the time involved and the intensity of my emotions.) Last night, when I was almost asleep, he told me that he wanted, needed sex.  He told me … Continue reading

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weary

I’m weary. And I’m tired of being weary. I’m tired of trying to figure things out. Like the plants in the previous post. Am I critical because all the plants were not brought in?  If I brought it up to … Continue reading

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“if you respected me…”

Last night, in bed: Him:  Will you make love with me tonight? silence Me: It makes me cry. silence Him, slightly pouty:  What do I have to do? silence Me, slowly:  I don’t know.   What does your book say? … Continue reading

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here’s one…

Scene:  At night, in bed.  He has been moody, huffy, kind of slamming things a little, all evening. I can tell he is upset, but he hasn’t said anything.  Finally… Me:  Do you want to tell me what is bothering … Continue reading

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later that evening…

So my previous post was about Sunday afternoon. Sunday evening, well, Sunday night, as I was getting ready for bed, I checked my email. He had sent me an email with the subject, “an interesting article.”  And the only thing … Continue reading

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thinking about “rough morning”

There is something I’ve been thinking about from the conversation Thursday morning. When he told me that he wanted sex and asked what he had to do to get sex and said, fix the roof, fix the floors, buy cars … Continue reading

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rough morning, rough day

This morning, my husband and I talked for a long time. (I was forty-five minutes late to work.) We’ve been going to different churches for several months now and he thinks I should go to the same church that he … Continue reading

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