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User Topic: Sunshine on my face
neverdidithink
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Default  Posted: 12:27 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I'm frustrated being stuck on this A rollercoaster, but I also have a lot to be grateful for. Stealing from the 3 things thread in D/S:

Our 4 kids were all home for the weekend. It's amazing to be reminded what fabulous people they've all become, and incredible to see how his and hers became ours. They get pissy when someone puts "step" in from of "brother" or "sister" and consider themselves a true family in every sense.

WH is working on a new project that he's really enjoying. It's nice to see the excitement and validation coming from within rather than him seeking APs to fill the void.

After a few rainy and very grey days, the sun is out today. The warmth of the sunshine on my face gives me hope that better days will come.

What are you grateful for today?

[This message edited by neverdidithink at 1:01 PM, November 18th (Monday)]


Me: BW 52
Him: WH 55
Married 8 years
4 20-something his and hers kids

Trying to understand the behavior of some people is like trying to smell the color 9


Posts: 319 | Registered: Sep 2013
Marathonwaseasy
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Member # 40674
Default  Posted: 1:08 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I like this idea

I'm grateful for the hug and kiss from my 3 year old
I'm grateful my fwh is alive and getting healthier every day
I'm grateful that my fwh has cooked me my tea and it's smells divine and I'm about to eat it


Me BS, 41
Him WS, 45
EA and PA (PA for 11 months)
DDay 13/9/13
3 children - 15,12,3
WS has bipolar, no excuse...

"We're not broken, just bent. We can learn to love again."


Posts: 421 | Registered: Sep 2013 | From: Ireland
karmahappens
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Member # 35846
Default  Posted: 1:41 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Mondays are a good day to be thankful, cuz they otherwise kinda stink

I am grateful for our new granddaughter. She is two weeks old tomorrow

I am always thankful for my job. So many people still struggle financially.

I look to the skies and say thanks constantly for my life. My husband, our family the chance to R and grow together.

I think my life has become one of gratefulness. I recognize how blessed I am now and how easily things can change.

Thanks for the thread....even when things seem to be at the lowest point there are always things we should say thanks for.


“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom”
Anaïs Nin
Me: 45
Him: 47
Dday 8/2007
We have R'd

Posts: 3793 | Registered: Jun 2012 | From: Massachusetts
TheAmazingWondertwin
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Default  Posted: 1:58 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Oh! This is so nice!

Okay- here goes:

I am grateful that both of my kids leave the house and come home with smiles on their faces when they talk about their days. Middle SChool is such a tough stage and both of them have really seemed to find their niche this year (him- soccer, her-creative arts/writing). so proud!

I am grateful that my fWH has found some motivation and hope and is now beginning projects around the house that we have been talking about for a while now. My new bathroom and work out room will be finished shortly! Guess which one will get used more....

I am grateful for this beautiful day in November where I can wear my super cute shirt and slacks, with my super cute open toed shoes and drive with the moon roof open.

I love finding a little happy in all of this, thanks friends!


Everyday is a new day, some good, some bad.
Me- BS 39
Him- FWS
14 years- 2 middle school children
DDay- 07-24-2013
NC broken from August 6- 24, 2013
Avalanche of Truth on November 14, 2013
Length of A: June 10th to Dday- with broken NC

Posts: 474 | Registered: Sep 2013 | From: East Coast
StillLivin
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Member # 40229
Default  Posted: 2:09 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I am grateful that my disease is still in remission.
I am grateful that my pets love me uncondtionally.
I am grateful that my beautiful white German Shepherd survied and recovered 100% after being bit by a rattlesnake 3X.
Life is good.


I don't need further confirmation of what a fuckwit he is. I already have plenty, thanks very much. -SBB
D: 7/2/2014

Posts: 2213 | Registered: Aug 2013 | From: AZ
neverdidithink
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Default  Posted: 3:26 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I should have started with: I am grateful for SI. The care and concern of so many strangers has literally saved my sanity and likely my marriage. Without all of you I'd never have had the courage to stay and try to work through this mess.


Me: BW 52
Him: WH 55
Married 8 years
4 20-something his and hers kids

Trying to understand the behavior of some people is like trying to smell the color 9


Posts: 319 | Registered: Sep 2013
WeepingBuddhist
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Default  Posted: 3:27 PM, November 18th (Monday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

When my father was dying ten years ago, I was having a really hard time. The rest of my family was being useless. I was standing by a window and the sun was on my face and I thought, OK, I have this moment, the sun on my face. It began a continuing effort to be grateful in times of great stress.
thanks for the reminder!


Me: BS 46
Him: unimportant
D Day:4-27-13
DIVORCED!!! 2-20-14

Posts: 560 | Registered: Apr 2013 | From: Columbus
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