Husband came upstairs and asked me to look at him. He never asks me to look at him!￼ Next, he said: "I'm going to make a cup of tea." Then he broadly winked at me in slow motion. "Would you like to have one? You don't have to drink it if I make it. I … Continue reading Cup of tea update
I should already know all of this, but in some ways, having MS lesions on my brain has wiped it clean of even common sense stuff. In a strange 'regression' type way, and I'm relearning so much; from how to spell, increasing my vocabulary, relearning how to cook... and this. And as in so many … Continue reading I’ve got a plan
Apart from the benefit of feeling a connection to my therapist, and of hearing bits I might have missed in the actual session, there's another benefit from having this recording of my last session: it's the ability to see how topics connect and like a stack of dominos falling, one thing leads to another. As … Continue reading How topics unfold
An interesting article I read yesterday discusses wants versus needs, and got me pondering the difference. I think the article was trying to discuss more the idea of wanting physical goods to keep up with the Joneses, but it also spoke of the psychological want - like that of a relationship. It suggested a person … Continue reading Wants or needs?
*Trigger warning: sexual reference* I should raise this with husband in therapy one day but as of yet have not had the courage to do so. I know Guy would like me to, as he has asked me if I feel able to, and I recognise transparency is usually healthy, but I fear the consequences … Continue reading Sex
Writing the last blog made me reflect on something in the past. I wrote that I liked my husband speaking of my strong morals and his absolute trust in my fidelity in our relationship. I reminded him that he tells me I am the first relationship he's ever had that he didn't feel jealous over. … Continue reading Flirting vs. Fidelity