Pushed Too Far

Pushed Too Far

by Teresa Smeigh

The phone was frustratingly quiet. Josie was so tired of John’s hackneyed excuses as to why he couldn’t call or see her.

She understood he had to work. Who didn’t?

What annoyed her to no end was when he used his wife as his excuse, or he had to walk the dog, or go away to visit his daughters. Damn him! She was all that counted in this world!

He had ordered her to never, under any circumstances, call him. She could email him. Otherwise she was to wait for him to call. Yeah right!

She picked up the phone.


About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh is now in her 60's and still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for www.IBPF.org (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She has 3 blogs so far http://www.tessacandoit.com and http://www.finallyawriter.com and http://www.sunnythoughtsandprayers.wordpress.com She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs keep her busy.
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6 Responses to Pushed Too Far

  1. jannatwrites says:

    That sounds like a one-sided relationship. Maybe she could call someone who doesn’t forbid her from calling him 🙂


  2. susan Keene says:

    Hum, I would not have picked up the phone.


  3. Kir Piccini says:

    oh that guy? The narcissistic selfish man who’s only care is himself? I’m so glad she picked up that phone.

    great use of the word.


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