Innocent Spouse

Innocent spouse,
fraud on the community.

That’s what it’s called
when you say I do
and you try
and he tries
and then he stops
and turns on you
blaming you
and frauding
what you’ve built,

while you become
helplessly tangled
and hopelessly damaged
for innocently standing by;
a spouse not knowing
there’s fraud going on
in your community.

~ cj 2011.12.17

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2 Responses to Innocent Spouse

  1. Rick says:

    Ouch. I’ve seen this. You wonder why people cannot see.
    And you realize great deception is taking place, you feel like screaming “OPEN YOUR EYES!”, and realize that they do not wish to.
    Opening the eyes means they might be involved, have to make choices, change behavior, DO SOMETHING … and they cannot.

    • cjromb says:

      It goes way deeper than that. Sometimes people don’t even know they SHOULD be looking. That’s what happened to me.

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