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I remember as a newlywed that we had a clock that used to flip over numbers as the minutes went by.  I laid awake so many nights watching those numbers flip, full of tears, anger, confusion, and pain. 670 more words

Covert Abuse


Last night my husband put on his brand new utilikilt.

Of course, I knew nothing of the purchase until he showed up wearing it.  He said he bought it off of Amazon. 384 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior


I can’t function tonight.

I don’t know how to describe it.

I haven’t gotten enough sleep this week.  I’ve been too emotional this week and cried way too much.   251 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior

If I took those words away

Sayin’ I love you
Is not the words I want to hear from you
It’s not that I want you
Not to say it, but if you only knew… 203 more words

Covert Abuse

out in the cold

My younger daughter lives at home and my other daughter lives in another state.

They used to call and talk to each other every Friday night, but they haven’t done that for awhile.   338 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior


A couple of weeks ago in Toastmasters, during Table Topics, I got the question, how do you feel about the coming of winter?

In case you don’t know, … 288 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior

another therapist

I talked with another therapist person this morning.

My company has an Employee Assistance Program that offers counseling and referrals for further help as needed.  I can have three free counseling sessions with a person from the EAP company.   385 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior