I wrote this just now on EP, but thought I would post it here as well - just to get an idea of how it works!
Me to H: If your daughters were married to someone exactly like you - would you think they would be happy and would you think they were (at least) being treated fairly?
Of course, he did not look up from his video game. Answered: "I don't know". He's playing the children's video game and, no, he is not playing with the children. He is playing by himself as a break for the five columns he entered preparing last year's taxes. The yard is knee high and I am about to go and mow it because I cannot stand it anymore. He has played video games or read a book since about 8 am this morning. And worked on the taxes for 30 minutes.
Why do I bother engaging him?
I am sure it has much to do with PMS (tmi). But he doesn't only ignore me - he ignores them too. I am annoyed I have to put up with this while we get out of debt before I can divorce.
My condo is under contract. Big changes coming. At least I won't have to mow the grass or clean a pool. I suppose I can put up with cleaning up after his colossal messes in the kitchen for however long it takes.
Thanks for listening to the rant. Just pissy today.
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petrushka: In my world view, you are buying into some really shitty memes there.
Nov 5, 2019 17:25:20 GMT -5
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Nov 8, 2019 9:37:14 GMT -5
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Nov 8, 2019 9:41:51 GMT -5
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Nov 11, 2019 8:09:49 GMT -5
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Nov 11, 2019 8:14:06 GMT -5
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Nov 14, 2019 9:16:44 GMT -5