Becoming

Today I had time to spend between work and a dinner with a friend, so I went shopping, took my wedding ring to a jeweler, visited the beach and had a glass of wine at my favorite wine bar… by myself. And I sat there feeling perfectly comfortable at the wine bar and asking myself,... Continue Reading →

Love Never Fails

I have spent most of my adult life trying to learn how to love. I just didn't seem to get it. I just didn't know how to do it. So my biggest prayer, my go-to request throughout my adult life, was, "Lord, show me how to love." But I never seemed to improve, and I... Continue Reading →

Two Hands

I was praying today, frustrated because I see successful brilliant people in the news and wonder why I can’t be around more people like that - why instead am I a magnet to the needy and dependent and narcissistic? I could have been one of those brilliant people. I’ve wasted my life instead on people... Continue Reading →

Avoid Such People

The verse that has been coming into my mind for the past couple of months, regarding my narcissist husband and the crisis it has brought our family to, is the one that says, "In the last days, men will be lovers of themselves..." I've been taking a little comfort in the fact that this terrible... Continue Reading →

The Last Straw

It has been called to my attention, by someone with the degrees to speak to these things, that my husband is a narcissist. My first reaction was denial.  Surely this kind, gentle, loyal man who wouldn't hurt a fly, surely this absentminded professor, surely HE isn't a narcissist.  Everyone loves him.  He's so congenial.  He's... Continue Reading →

Just For The Record

I hate VagueBooking and cryptic posts. Having said that, I'm in the middle of correcting 9 essays on Macbeth and a stack of homework on John Milton, so I don't have time to give the complete story.  But something has been changing, slowly at first, but picking up speed, and today I came to a... Continue Reading →

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