Let’s start at the beginning.

Tonight I decided to change tack on my blogging. You see, I’ve written a blog as the wife/caregiver of a catastrophically wounded Veteran. Sadly, I felt like my posts tended to be negative. I didn’t intend to be negative, I just was.

So as I sat here tonight, by myself, I thought, “He always asks me why I stay. Why doesn’t he believe that I stay because I love him?”.

Mind you, I am by myself because he slept all day and woke this evening in a bad mood. If you know anything about PTSD you’ll know that I am his “safe person”. The one that all of the bad juju gets direct towards.

As I mulled the thought over I realized that I COULD blog in a positive fashion if I blogged about why I stay.

Love is just a part of it. There is so much more to why I am here, in this relationship, with this man, under these circumstances. Hopefully, this blog will be a way to express all of the reasons I stay in what is not always a warm and fuzzy marriage.

“Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.” ~ James C. Dobson

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