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Give A Piece Of Your Heart, Not Your Mind

I JUST saw a great quote on Twitter that totally confirms my recent pivot in mindset: Your marriage will be happier when you give your spouse a bit of your heart instead of a piece of your mind. That, gentle … Continue reading

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Peace

I have finally come to terms with the death of my marriage’s intimacy. I will no longer pursue a solution. Should one happen, it is because God wills it. My Wife IS very capable of providing comfort. I found that … Continue reading

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Today Was A Good Day

She let me hold her. At first I thought it was because our room was chilly and maybe that’s true. But it happened. Sometime during the night, I snuggled up to her and wrapped her up with my arms. That’s … Continue reading

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A Map With Directions

Funny how things work out when you identify the problem. Attitudes change. Smiles erupt from faces a little more easily. If not smiles, the frown that was constant was replaced with a neutral look. When I sent My Wife the … Continue reading

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Half Measures Avail Us Nothing

I received a tremendous comment from a reader today in response to my last post. This comment has completely changed my outlook on My Wife and our marriage. Her walls are up and is likely waiting for the next turbulence … Continue reading

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Normalcy Returns, Denials Dismissed

As the week draws to a close, I have come back down to earth. My Wife and I have discussed the events of the past week. I don’t think I can handle very many more of those types of events … Continue reading

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On The Clock

I sent word, via text, to My Bride that I have given myself the arbitrary deadline of October 31 to see some sort of improvement or I will leave her. If I cannot see some improvement, no matter how small, … Continue reading

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