Between a black eye – and verbal abuse? I’d take the fist… (though I’d much prefer neither!).
People see and respond to a black eye. They know something went down. Through the years I learned that abuse have more faces than a Broadway theater production. And I’m not even an expert on the subject… Thankfully
I tried hard to figure out why I got myself involved with Mr. Pride, but I did – Boy, I should have seen that coming!
After deliberately concealing Mr. Tough guy from my parents (see previous post: What if), I carried around a load of guilt.
Guilt made me look for a guy whom my parents would like to see me with. That’s a “parent trap” if one was ever made! A good decent guy? Well, I found one… but “peel an onion and you begin to cry”!
There was no real spark between us. No physical…
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