Strong, Silent Man Drives Woman Crazier

Even more so than she was in the first place.

Carol Burt
6 min readMay 18, 2022

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Photo by Jens Lindner on Unsplash

My husband frequently makes me angry with his silences and lack of communication. I don’t know how a yappy wordsmith like me ended up with a man who is so taciturn he often won’t talk even when there is a need.

His mouth stays shut. I try to read his mind, mostly, a habit the therapist said is…

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.