Category Archives: loneliness

The loneliness remains

I’m still praying and processing so much from our firstborn’s recent visit.  One of the loneliest things is to feel strong sadness, confusion or grief, because I tend to feel it alone.   I know that even in a healthy relationship, … Continue reading

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What if I was single

I realize that there are single people who are content and fulfilled.  When I feel utterly miserable in my marriage, I sometimes wonder, what’s wrong with me that I can’t just manage as though I were single?  I’ll try harder … Continue reading

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The empty bucket

Have you ever heard someone talk about filling their bucket?  When they’re tired and drained, they might say that their bucket is dry or empty.  Every now and then when my friend calls me, depending on how she hears my … Continue reading

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The living contradiction

This blogger wrote about how good her passive aggressive husband can behave: oh, so good Oh, how I understand. It’s the constant living contradiction and conflicting messages. I think passive aggressive men are extremely image driven, partially their image to … Continue reading

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The time stealers

I’ve wanted to write more about how I ended up in the house out in the boonies, and there is more to that story.  What happened prior to my being left in that house has played a significant part in … Continue reading

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