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  • asked her out

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    My memory seems to be fading the last few years. Hopefully not a sign of Alzheimer's. But if it is, I know God will be with me. I am sure I am just showing my age. LOL. But if I remember, many of you had suggested I ask her out or not to be afraid...
  • her submitting? Not sure.

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    I woke up, and prayed on what to say to her or how to go about all this. no clear answers at all, on if I am approaching this right or wrong, or what to do or say next. I went to our room, a sat next to her while she was sleeping, rubbed her arm, and...
  • daughter

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    After 12 hour work day, I drove for 6 hours round trip to get a brother's car. He flew to be with my dad while he was in the hospital and needed his car picked up. I came down with an awful cold. I got home and it was late. One daughter was kind of...
  • 1st journal

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    Sean, I was sending this to you, but it wouldn't go through. Maybe time I journalled. So here it goes. May not make sense to you who read this. to add to the above message. I stopped at a church and prayed about if I should confront her. I get the...
  • put my foot down? took control?

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    Last night, due to school activities and work schedules, just one daughter and I went to Mass, the rest of the family is going tonight. After Mass we went out to eat and then got ice cream and watched tv together. Two Saturdays in a row of doing this...
  • in the beginning

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    Not sure why, but i think what i typed below is so dark it is hard to read. I think if you highlight it as if you were going to copy and paste it, it will be easy to read. Sorry. One of the things about this site is i wish they would change the background...
  • title

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    She stayed home last Friday because she was so tired. Still going out 3 to 4 nights a week but coming home earlier than she did months ago. I ran into someone she use to work with over a year ago. She said I know you two are having problems. We need to...
  • understanding vs believing

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    I always believed or understood the power of God. And always knew He can make great changes and how miracles are possible. In fact I am very certain one of our children was born healthy due to a miracle. But it sure seems I find a lot of Thomas in me...
  • she's mad

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    She stayed home last night and watched tv in bed till 330, She even stays up late when she stays home. About that time I woke up from the couch and went to bed. She had her back to me, naturally, not like she was avoiding me. I said good night and she...
  • i tried

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    Got home from picking up one of the kids. i notice our bedroom light is on as i pull up to the house, which is a good indication she is going out again, which seems to be a little more frequent than it had been. I went to the bedroom as my normal routine...
  • almost said leave

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    I asked her for the checkbook to balance it. She went to her car to get it. I noticed a light flash or something and looked down. She left her phone on the table. He was calling. She came in and I had a stern look on my face that caught her off guard...
  • frustration

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    over two years of verbal attacks. Harsh words. Cutting me down to the core. And then at Thanksgiving time, it stops, she actually even says a sentence or two back to me. But the last few weeks the stress in the house seems to have gone up a bit. But nothing...
  • 3 hours of anger

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    I want to say thank you to all of you who provide words of guidance and for all you who pray for this community. I want all of you to know when I read your posts of your journeys, it brings hope and encouragement. Thank you. I pray each of you has the...
  • on my mind for awhile

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    Not sure how to word this....During the time of my dad's illness and after he passed away, I had been extremely busy and had little to no time to come to this site. And it hit even more how much Sean means to me and probably all of us for being here...
  • more anger

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    From the last post to just now, things have been more on the peaceful side, still tension when we are both home. I have continued to start conversations. Yesterday she replied to one of my attempts, for a sentence or two. Other times she ignored what...
  • dad

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    to those that knew and said a prayer for my family and dad I appreciate it. He passed away last thursday night. It has been so busy the weeks leading up to this point and the days following his death. My siblings and i have been taking turns staying with...
  • slight changes

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    Our family, my siblings families, and my parents all take a long weekend and go somewhere to spend some time together each year. The last couple years she has remained very aloof with everyone and showed a bit of attitude during the weekends. And a few...
  • Talked

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    She came home the last two nights after 3am. Usually I never hear her come in. The first night I stayed up to pray if it was time again to admonish the behavior. I felt nothing. I prayed the next day and still not much. I had the sense of Be still......
  • What a messy night so far

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    One daughters birthday is tonight. She doesn't want to go out with just me and her mom, she wants some of her brothers and sisters to come I guess. One daughter we at taking to her first time on campus tomorrow. A four hour trip one way. Another child...
  • preacher

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    Felt i should share what happened to me today. I made a cold call, sales call, on a junky old building with no name on it. I was actually not wanting to even stop. But i did, and then wished the door was locked. It wasn't. I opened the door and entered...
  • a few more changes

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    I took one son out of town for soccer games this weekend. Friday night, she stayed home. Saturday morning we left for out of town. We came home Sunday evening. She had the other kids at evening Mass. She then dropped them off at home and took off, per...
  • from the last entry

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    I appreciate everyone's input. And it has clarified a little more what has been in the back of my mind. I thought i owed a response to all your kindness you have shown. To ask her to change will be throwing down an ultimatum. And a line in the sand...
  • More ups than downs I think

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    I Got her some decent gifts for Christmas. She got me nothing. But I said I had bought a lot of things lately and that'll be my present. She looked at the earnings I got her and seemed like she liked them. When we went to bed she said thanks for the...
  • update

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    No rough worlds or actions from her last night. She responded to a few things I said. This is kinda funny....Our oldest daughter has heard her in the past on the phone with the cell phone company trying to figure out how to erase the history of calls...
  • the first big roller coaster dip in a long time

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    Things seem to have been getting a tiny bit better over the last few weeks. And the more I pray about how I gave an ultimatum, the more I feel led that I made a mistake. It was time to hold her accountable but not in that way. However, she said she would...
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