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Mother’s Day

So, how was your Mother’s Day? Mine was fine, from a mother/daughter perspective. I called my mom and talked (or rather, mostly listened) to her for awhile.  The office she works for had moved into a new building this week … 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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ignoring me

He’s ignoring me this morning.  Silent treatment.  And don’t even ask me why.  Who knows. We’re at a convention and this morning in the hotel room, he is completely ignoring me. The main thought running through my mind is, I … Continue reading

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Car update

I asked him straight out last night if he was going to give the car to K.  He said, yes.  I said, give or sell?  He said, give. I told him we need to go ahead and get the title … Continue reading

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Why passive aggressive behavior makes you feel crazy

So last night, I had a conversation with my husband that left me feeling crazy, absolutely insane.  (Note the subtitle on my blog:  the insanity of passive aggression.) I brought up that we had had a conversation Thursday night (see … Continue reading

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Chocolate

I want chocolate so bad right now.  I want is so, so, so badly! Chocolate is my comfort, my friend, my lover.  But I am on this diet and one of the things I can’t have is chocolate.  I could … Continue reading

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Just another night

Well, only sort of. He sat on the sofa while I made dinner.  (The kitchen, living room, and dining room are all open to each other.)  So we kind of carried on a conversation.  I told him I probably would … Continue reading

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Set to

Warning:  this is another stupid “he said/I said” post. Earlier this week, I told my husband that I wished I could take Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes.  He said he wished he could, too, but that it wouldn’t work.  … Continue reading

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Silent treatment … again

I’m getting the silent treatment again. Last evening, he brought up the credit card bill, saying it was “x” amount and all he had was “y” amount to pay it.   I asked him if he needed to find more … Continue reading

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