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Offline Thunder

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My Story Re: Insurrection
« Reply #60 on: September 15, 2017, 08:15:46 AM »
OWL,

I've been reading along for awhile.

Thank you for coming back to update your story.

It's important for all newbies, and some old timers, to see that letting go and making a good life for yourself is very important.

You were at a point where your life was happy, even without your H.
You didn't NEED him to come back.

Now you have the option of allowing him to prove himself and see if he can fix things or not.

I sure hope he is strong enough to do the work.  He sounds ready.  Has he said he would go to counseling, if you wanted him to?

I'm praying for all of you.
A quote from a recovered MLCer: 
"From my experience if my H had let me go a long time ago, and stop pressuring me, begging, and pleading and just let go I possibly would have experienced my awakening sooner than I did."

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #61 on: September 15, 2017, 11:18:46 AM »
OWL, thank you so much for your detailed update.
I read the conversation many times over.  I'm actually trying to memorize it! ;D  ;D ;DJust in case.
What I'm wondering about is this: for a person like me who was never ever good at quick comebacks, how do I have this kind of truth cannon conversations with spontaneous and perfect comments?  My perfect remarks and answers usually come many hours after any serious convo, long after the golden moment has melted away. Sigh...

If you have any MLCer-LBS conversation manual, please let us know where to buy it.  I have plenty of time to train as H seems to be in no hurry to move along. 

May I ask that you update us when you can?  Your posts are invaluable.
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Feb 2015: BD.  H has a Nuclear meltdown. 
Oct 2015: ILYBIANILWY.
Apr 2016: Affair discovered
Dec 2017: Seriously reconnecting

Offline islandgirl68

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #62 on: September 15, 2017, 11:31:42 AM »
OWL, I have caught up with all your threads. You are an amazing, strong woman. Thank you for being so candid about your experiences. I have yet to build myself up to handle things similar to how you do. (especially your quick responses to H). I look forward to hearing how things are progressing with H.
Me: 34
H: 36
S18; D11; D8; D4
Together 19 years, Married for 2
BD: 4/25/2017 (EA, FA)
BD: 4/10/2018 (EA same OW)
I'm finally discovering who I am

Offline KeepItTogether

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #63 on: September 15, 2017, 12:00:06 PM »
This might seriously be the most satisfying thing I have ever read on here before!!! Thank you for sharing.
Me 47
H 46
S12
BD 5/16
H Moved out 6/16
OW--yes. Worked for H. EA turned into PA while I was in chemo. On again/off again like every high school romance

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #64 on: September 15, 2017, 11:18:07 PM »
Thankyou for sharing your insights .. x

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #65 on: September 17, 2017, 12:03:44 AM »
OWL,

I dream of that conversation with my W.

I dream of W admitting any fault at all.

Love reading your posts, an inspiration to keep moving forward.

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #66 on: September 17, 2017, 04:43:32 AM »
OWL,

Your update was so wonderful to read.  I hope h continues on this path, but even if he doesn't,  I know you will be okay.
Married 11 1/2 years, together 18.  BD 9/2016, 2nd BD 10/16.  H moved out 10/16.  2 AS's from my first M.  Me 55, H 50. OW 23.  Moved back 4/18.  Reconnecting and working on our M.

"And once the storm is over, you won't remember how you made it through; how you managed to survive.  You won't even be sure if the storm is really over.  But one thing is certain; when you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person that walked in...that's what this storm is all about."

"The trick is to enjoy life.  Don't wish away your days, waiting for better ones."

Offline Ropeburn

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #67 on: September 17, 2017, 03:32:56 PM »
OWL
  It was suggested that I read your thread . I read all this one and going to read the rest . Loved it . It has been a little over 2 years now and I'm finally at peace ( slow learner lol ) It takes more to forgive ones self than to forgive others .
  I am following I don't post as often but I read lots

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #68 on: September 17, 2017, 03:35:06 PM »
Reading along OWL and it's a joy as usual.  I'm just glad there is hope and good stuff along with the humor this time.
I'm not looking for my other half because I'm not half a person.

Offline Anjae

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Re: Insurrection
« Reply #69 on: September 17, 2017, 03:46:38 PM »
Thank you for your update, offwhitelily.
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. (Marilyn Monroe)

 

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