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Hope is the thing with feathers

I had to play all kinds of mind games with myself, but I made it to the therapy appointment.  When I told my husband that I’d made an appointment, his very first response was to tell me that he might need the car for a meeting that day.  696 more words

Covert Abuse

internal conflict

He bought me a little plant that I like a lot.  It’s called String of Pearls and I had a gorgeous one when I lived in another state ten-plus years ago before we moved here. 99 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior

things I've learned

I was outside, cleaning up in my garden a little.  (I have way too much stuff, even in the garden!!!!)

And I was thinking.

I will be fifty in another year and I was wondering what I had actually learned in all these years.   215 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior

my supervisor

I got in trouble at work this past week.

My supervisor took exception to some emails that I sent to her.

I’ve worked for this company for over two and half years.   1,260 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior

CMI (chronic multisymptom illness) and military veterans

Burn pits 360

The article/site linked is older, but still informative.

As some of you may remember, my oldest son was deployed to Afghanistan while he was active duty as a Marine.  101 more words

Covert Abuse


Last night was really difficult.  I am so triggered by the divorce paperwork.  For this reason, it takes me an insane amount of mental effort to sit and tackle it. 166 more words

Recognizing Abuse


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 have sex with him.   47 more words

Passive Aggressive Behavior