The last time I saw HT in therapy, I didn't provide the full details of the session in a blog post. We mostly discussed my health but at the end of the session, there was an exchange about Carol that I've been thinking about: "She had to do something so terrible to realize that what … Continue reading Reflecting on an Undocumented Session
During the week, I put in my time at my job then I come home and work towards my goal of turning one of my hobbies into a career. Then on the weekends, we find something to do as a family. It's a good routine now. The ideal would be cutting the job out of … Continue reading Weekend Adventures, Learning to Love Again
Well, it's the milestone I've been waiting for, the real anniversary. We've been together for a year now. I don't know if she's aware of that. I haven't said anything yet. Besides, I like to think of it as tomorrow so it at least falls in the same month of our original anniversary. Conveniently, we … Continue reading The Real Anniversary
"How are you doing?" HT asked. "Pretty good, I guess. I have a headache today, though," I replied. "That's too bad. Can you get comfortable? "Yeah, I'll manage." "So, what's been happening in the past few weeks?" She asked. "Well, we had our camping trip," I said. "And how did that go?" "It was okay. … Continue reading Happiness?
June has been a special month at the Jack Narrator household. For one thing, it's the first June we've spent together at this house as a family. We bought our house in 2017. In June of that year, we were out of our old house and in the basement at Carol's parents' home as we … Continue reading A Year of Blogging part 2 – Reflecting
I saw HT last week. We talked for the most part then spent a few moments at the end of the session trying some exercises to help me let go of the anger. There is a pattern developing here. I enter the session feeling pretty empty and emotionless, then the anger comes to the front, … Continue reading How to Defeat the Anger
"Christ, Jack, what did that old man ever do to you?" Carol asked me, half teasingly. I snapped out of my deep thoughts and back into the mall food court. "Who?" I asked, looking around us. "What old man?" "The one you were giving a death stare at. You looked like you want to kill … Continue reading The Woman Who Never Knew Me