Almost Insomnia

I have this thing, where I don’t sleep well when my spouse isn’t in bed. — In fact I simply can’t sleep. At least not most times. If I do fall asleep it’s fitful and I wake every 5-15 minutes. Sometimes I get as much as half an hour to an hour before my brain…

Wasp stings and Dishes

This morning both my partner and I were feeling quite emotionally exhausted and experienced our own “wasp stings”. Mine was literal, his was an emotional reaction to having to do chores first thing in the morning. My spouse hates chores; loathes them even. There is no proper word to describe just how much he dislikes…