In What Universe

A thoughtscreaming monkey:

In what universe is it normal to have to warn your so-called Best Beloved not to take a verbal dig at you in front of the people you’re about to have lunch with?

…and yet, this is my reality.

 

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“The thing you are most afraid to write Write that.” ― Nayyirah Waheed

Have you ever been afraid to write something because the writing makes it real?

I have.

I’m afraid to write that I think my marriage is dying.  The relationship that I cherished, nurtured, and dreamed of, is withering on the vine.

I am letting it.

Where before there would have been a begging, demanding, crying plea for unity or co-operation, there is now silence.

The song lyrics, ‘Say something, I’m giving up on you,’ are reverberating in my brain.

If he notices the withering, he hasn’t commented.