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Two Unhappy People Make Five

Their love was pure until it wasn’t. She kept thinking it was her fault. If she could just outguess him, things could be lovely again. She tried to dress the right way, say the right things, keep silent when he wanted silence, She tamped down her natural charm, because it annoyed him now. She became almost invisible, so things might work out So they could go back to the “happily ever after” love she sought She became hypervigilant, outguessing his moods. The more compliant and obedient she became, the angrier prince charming seemed to be. His disparaging comments and pouty ways began dictating her behaviors. Two unhappy people, in a union that only one wanted to save Sadly, eventually involved three frightened children Who learned to be hypervigilant and silent like their mother.

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Date: 5/26/2021 2:09:00 PM
This is so sad, and so often true. Trapped! And, she loves the jerk! My mother lived that with us three kids.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 5/27/2021 10:55:00 AM
It is so sad when you are one of the children learning to be hypervigilant and afraid.