Wednesday, April 20, 2016

9. I'm Doing this for Me and You, but Mostly Me
Sheila heard the garage door open when Mikey left.  She looked at the clock, then instantly regretted it.  Sheila had complained for years about the time he spent golfing and drinking.  All she had gotten for her trouble was frustration and a resentful husband.

The answer,' Sheila thought, 'isn't to nag him into being more responsible.  The answer is to take care of myself, no matter what Mikey does.' At least that's what she'd been told.  She'd also been told taking care of herself might mean  being less bound to Mikey.  Having nobody to rescue him might help him in the long run.   Sitting in her living room, keenly aware of how much she loved Mikey, she started a 'to do' list.  Her first item was to get separate car insurance policies.

Today I will take care of myself, for my sake, and the sake of my loved ones. 

Mikey, Repulsive, and Repugnant (c) 2016 by Ken Montrose

Mikey, Repulsive, and Repugnant is a work of fiction.  Any resemblance between the characters and anyone you might know is purely coincidental.

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