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.
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
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
"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
As I've mentioned a few times before, Carol and I had an argument early last year regarding her desire to go on vacation sans husband or kids. I fought against it, and Carol responded by telling me she wanted a divorce. Then she cried and blah blah blah, no such separation occurred until I told … Continue reading Vacation Time
I received a text from Carol. She was going to be late for our appointment. When I got there, I spent some time chatting with MC about my therapy. I told her that we have mostly done talking sessions with just a couple hypnotherapy sessions so far. MC was particularly interested in the hypnotherapy so … Continue reading Graduation
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