Monthly Archives: June 2014

Goodbye

There’s not much I can do or say when he tells me he’s not happy.  There’s nothing left but tears when he tells me I’m the reason he’s manic.  There’s nothing more I can say except I love you and … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker

My husband and I had to take our son to a pediatric dentist yesterday.  I hadn’t planned on him going as Sunday he shut me out and I wanted to limit the amount of time he was forced to spend … Continue reading

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It Always Ends

I knew it wouldn’t last.  Superficially, I smiled, hoped, and pretended that it would.  Yet, deep down, I knew it wouldn’t.  This time is different, however. There was no argument between us.  There was no hostility.  Nothing was said in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to me.  Friday the 13th, full moon, and a day off with my husband.  I’m buying some lotto tickets.

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Emotionally Abusive??

Living with a spouse who has bipolar is not easy.  While nowhere near as hard as it is on my husband, life is dictated by his mood of the day.  Without much recourse, except to accept it, help him, ignore … Continue reading

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On Leaving

I need to follow up on my last post and clarify on my husband’s need to dissappear.  I don’t know what drives him to it and the times he has left he’s done so while I’ve been home and watched … Continue reading

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Go Away!

This could potentially be a long summer, and not in a good way.  We are only three days in from the kids being out of school and I want to run away. My husband is an only child and suffers … Continue reading

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