Category: abusive

A Vignette from My Life: #4

In three hours, the road would be theirs. An autumn road trip with leaves shimmering like gold–all to celebrate the girl’s birthday. Unfortunately, three hours was not soon enough. The boy barely knocked on the door when she threw it open, smiling and jabbering excitedly. And then he just said it: “I don’t think I…

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A Vignette from My Life: #2

Numbness tore through her heart the moment he walked out the door.  She idly rubbed the finger the ring once encircled, feeling so much that she felt nothing at all. Deep down, she felt that it was over–she felt her life would be better.  She didn’t know this, though.  She felt as if she didn’t…

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A Vignette from My Life: #1

She jumped as his phone flipped through the air, the graceful motion ending when it struck the fridge and fell to the floor. Without an apology or even a fluid stream of profanity, he ignored his phone.  And her.  Instead, he reached into the small freezer and pulled out a bottle.  The door didn’t even…

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