My EX loves to get a rise out of me with his nasty comments. I never fail to expect one of these remarks on a Monday to start my week with negativity and anguish. Not today!! You will not bring me down.
I have been the one filling out school forms, making decisions for tutors and doctors, and all other daily decisions for our children. Never a thank you for not bothering him with this stuff, but only criticism towards me and my choices I make. My EX loves to feel important and thinks he is the smartest and the greatest – he truly gets a rise out of criticizing and putting me down. In the past he knew exactly how to get my blood boiling, always getting a rise out of me by driving me crazy and, like a complete idiot, I let him do this to me. I would get so worked up that I would turn into a complete mess for the rest of the day. (more…)