My Husband’s Driving Terrifies Me

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Either way, I lose.

His normal response is “Let me drive.” He recites his good driving record. He has never had an accident. Until a couple of years ago he had never had a ticket. Then it was for going 10 over in a 35 mph zone in a one cop town, not for going 85 in a 60.

Is it really just me? Do I need to just chill out?

This weekend, the anxiety was so bad that I finally said, “When we stop for lunch, I am driving the rest of the way home.”

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