We never see the fires that weren’t set. This is what to look for.
“You don’t get to find out the ending to your story when you’re stuck being a chapter in his.”
“I’m hurt and confused. I need an answer that will bring me peace of mind.”
He’ll never get those first two months back and this won’t be his last sacrifice.
“I know you feel like you have nothing left, that you have tried everything and yet, the bad guys just keep winning.”
Adults run away from home, too, when their lives or relationships get too hard. This is how to find your way home.
If you obsess about them leaving, they’ll run.
Saying that you accept full responsibility doesn’t count if you won’t admit that you lied.
Don’t panic. You are not in crisis although one or both of you might feel like you are.
“That’s my son and I’m going to help him.”
No one had an affair. It wasn’t about money and sex wasn’t mentioned.
To improve your communication, you might need to double check what you aren’t saying.
Consider this your antidote to the “old ball and chain.”
“Relationships are doomed when one dream takes over the entire relationship. Two people exist in that space. Two dreams matter.”
“Successful couples can go days in a silent war battle. They can raise voices, say regrettable things, and still be a united couple at the end.”
“It’s starting to feel like I have a rap sheet where my mistakes can be brought up any time I make a mistake.”