The X Chronicles

Stories of the Xs. Mostly the one, but maybe others, too.

thank you note to the woman who will never hear me, a

Dear [_______], I’d tell you that I’m sorry, if I could.  You’d like to hear that, yes?  So would I.  Neither of us will receive our wish.  Can’t have it all.  At least you got everything you asked for.  Of course, that doesn’t make it less shitty. You had a perfect arrangement where nobody needed …

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it isn’t up to her, OR waking up to a bright new day

I’ve been reflecting on this sentiment, what with the election and all, and our dear, Glorious Leader declaring himself the winner, because, well, of course he is. He says he won, that means he won. Results and votes matter very little, right? It’s an odd thing, having a narcissist in your life and living with …

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her web of lies: an unfortunate fairytale, or how I put my past behind me

This is her life. She no longer has anything but a tightly cordial, transactional relationship with someone she used to claim was the love of her life.  If she has a relationship with her children, they never speak of it in kind terms.  She believes the last decade of her life was a waste- as …

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