Anniversaries, Emotions, Triggers, etc.

At the beginning of the month, I took Carol out to celebrate our anniversary. The night before I took her out, I asked her if she remembered what happened on that day a year ago. Of course, she didn't. She doesn't write things down so she won't remember significant dates outside of birthdays and whatnot. … Continue reading Anniversaries, Emotions, Triggers, etc.

The Real Anniversary

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

A Year of Blogging part 2 – Reflecting

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

The Woman Who Never Knew Me

"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

Jacks and Carols: Time Travel Through Hypnotherapy

I land gently in my meadow. The long, green grass rustles with the cool, spring breeze. The sound brings me back to that perfect little moment in my childhood when all thought drifts away as the wind gently caresses all that it touches, cooling my body and making waves through the wheat fields around me. … Continue reading Jacks and Carols: Time Travel Through Hypnotherapy

Another Talking Session

I went to my appointment expecting another hypnotherapy session after the last amazing experience. Instead, we talked. I think I like this pattern. Hypnotherapy then talk therapy. They are both helpful in their own ways. Here is what we discussed in the session to best of my recollection. Keep in mind that it's one and … Continue reading Another Talking Session