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It made sense to me then, and it still does as long as it is limited to spouses of alcoholics. The problem arose when the alcoholic spouse was left out of the equation, and it was applied to all of us.
I wanted so much for my marriage to be saved. My advice from Dr. Harley was to "run for cover. I knew those 3 words were from the Lord. And unfortunately because I'm married to an addict who doesn't want recovery, as much as I loved him, this is what I had to do, and still I have to do this on a daily basis.
I had to Let go or be dragged into a big black hole. Harley and his wife are Marriage counselors, writers of the book "His Needs Her Needs" and many more. He was also a chemical dependancy counselor for many years. I hope this helps I know you miss your AH's love. And I know it hurts to be rejected by the very one you love and are married to. Huggs, NH7 I can agree with this to a point.
We're heading to the pizza barn to meet friends. Hey, we'll race you there. And if you win, we'll buy. She said she wants out. Sure, yeah, you can come over tomorrow. Dad, l gotta go. Public Safety to Engine 1Battalion 1. Respond to the intersection of Roosevelt and Kelley, 1 l rescue. Lieutenant, you and Terrell take the other truck and go with us. Engine 1 is en route to Roosevelt and Kelley, 1 rescue.
Lieutenant, you and Sanders have the Hurst tools ready if we need them. We've already got a crowd. Oh, it doesn't look good. Engine 1it's 1 We have a two-vehicle accident with possible entrapment.
One of the vehicles is on the train tracks. Notify the train dispatcher to stop all trains in progress. Be advised, EMS is en route. You two go check out the car. Let me know what you got. Harmon, you check out the passenger. All right, l need you all to stay clear of the tracks and the vehicle.
Where else are you hurting? My neck is hurting. We're gonna get you out of here. You're gonna be fine. Please don't leave me. Please don't let me die. Those two will be okay. They've got minor injuries. We have to cut these two out. We've got an ambulance coming.
You're gonna hear a very loud noise. That just means we're getting you out faster. You're gonna be all right. Dispatcher, this is Roosevelt Command. We have a car on the train tracks. Roosevelt Command, be advised We don't have time. Come on, we're gonna have to push it out of the way. Let's go, let's go. No, l don't wanna die. All right, let's go. Captain, it's not rolling. We gotta drag it off. Hook up the chain. Hey, there's a train! We're getting this car off the tracks.
Harmon, go back and get the spreaders. Captain, l just needed a minute. Well, l broke my record of how close l could come to death and still live. Well, don't break it next time. Don't tell my wife. This kind of thing doesn't happen all the time, does it? Playing chicken with a train? Because l know where l'm going. Why don't you come help me work on some dinner? Hey, captain, hold on for a second. You know where you're going? You believe in heaven and hell? When l die, l'm going in the ground.
That's where l'm staying. You know, you and Michael both seem so sure, but one of you is wrong. How do you know? Hey, listen, you might not agree with Michael Son, how long has this been going on? We've had our arguments now and then Have you given her reason to be upset?
But, Caleb, she needs your help here as well. Doesn't she help her parents out every week? But she's working and she's trying-- Mom, l do not need you to tell me l'm doing everything wrong. Dad, can l please have a few minutes to talk with you, alone? Caleb, l just wanna help you and Catherine. Why don't you let us take a walk? Dad, why did you have to bring her? Caleb, because she's my wife.
And your mother, no one loves you more than her. She just-- She's always fixing me. She's still trying to fix me. Son, if you're looking for a perfect mother But she's a good woman. And l love her now more than l ever have. Just that she-- She grates on me. Have you not seen a change in her in the last two years? Yeah, she treats you better. But you've also put up with a lot over the years. Well, so has she. Dad, l'm glad you didn't split up Do you know why we didn't? She realized she couldn't do any better?
Caleb, the Lord did a work in us. You've always believed in God. Then where's he been in my life? He's been at work all around you. You just haven't realized it. You haven't exactly given him an open invitation.
What is this place? Used to be a summer camp across the lake. Son, l used to be where you are right now. God didn't matter to me. But l can't say that anymore. We had this conversation last month. But what difference does it make? She signs the papers, Dad, it's all over. Have you agreed to start the process with her? No, but l think we both understand where this is all headed. Caleb, l want you to do something for me. Something that'll take you that long to do. Dad, if this is a religious thing, l'd rather you didn't.
Look at it as a gift from your father. Take one day at a time, then see what happens. Deidra was supposed to meet me, but you're welcome to join us. Well, if you're gonna twist my arm, l don't want any trouble.
Are you gonna eat wearing your clean white coat? But it's probably not too smart while l'm eating. We keep up with the attractive fashions Since there's only one person in that category Hey, you look good. You like this song? Wayne won't leave you. This ain't no show. Divorce is a hard thing, man.
Well, if it brings peace But, Caleb, you want the right kind of peace. What do you mean by that? You know what that ring on your finger means? You putting on that ring while saying your vows. The sad part about it is Catherine and l were in love when we got married, but today Caleb, salt and pepper are completely different. Their makeup is different, their taste and their color.
But you always see them together. Hold on just a second. What'd you do that for? Caleb, when two people get married, it's for better or for worse. For richer or for poorer. But marriages aren't fireproof. Sometimes, you get burned. Fireproof doesn't mean that a fire will never come And if my marriage is failing, it is not all my fault. But, Caleb, l've seen you run into a burning building But you're gonna let your own marriage just burn to the ground.
Michael, you are my friend. And l have allowed you to speak freely with me on this job. My son, this day journey cannot be taken lightly. It is a challenging and often difficult process If you will commit to a day at a time for 40 days Consider it a dare from others who have done it before you.
The first part of this dare is fairly simple. Although love is communicated in a number of ways For the next day If the temptation arises, choose not to say anything. It's better to hold your tongue than to say something you'll regret. Be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to get angry. Would you have time to take that to the dry-cleaners today? Think after two days off, you would have already taken care of that.
It is difficult to demonstrate love when you feel little to no motivation. But love in its truest sense is not based on feelings In addition to saying nothing negative to your spouse today Whatever you put your time, energy and money into It's hard to care for something you're not investing in. Along with refraining from any negative comments Yeah, l need to order some flowers or something for my wife. No, it doesn't matter. How much does that cost?
Do you have something cheaper? Yeah, yeah, that's more like it. Let's go with the How about a box of chocolates or something? How much is that? Okay, how about a little stuffed bear? All right, forget the bear. How long is it gonna take you to throw something like that together? Man, you done lost your mind.
Terrell, l can bench right now. Why can't we all come to the same obvious conclusion? That l am the man. All l know is the man left the thermal-imaging device That doesn't change the fact Man, l can't take this much ego. You've been bragging on yourself for 1 0 minutes, man. Last week at the apartment fire, l pulled off two attack lines He might do it in two and a half, but he can't do it under two.
Wayne, you seem pretty high on yourself. Man, he way over the top. That's all l'm saying. Wrath of God, baby. We're just gonna see if Wayne really is the man. That is, if he's for the challenge. He gonna drink the whole thing.
Till l do it under How about you take it? Where the man at now, huh? My mouth's on fire! Captain, how'd you do that, man? You could do it too, Terrell Wanted to remind you about your interview in 1 0 minutes. Congratulations on your cancer-research award. You wanted to check on me? You know, just see if you needed anything.
You called to see if l needed anything? You want me to bring something home for you Caleb, you never asked me this before. Hey, Cat, how you doing, girl? Well, in the last few days He's trying to butter you up for a divorce. And why would he do that? Before my cousin Luwanna got a divorce He started acting nice and sweet, next thing we know He hasn't even talked to her since.
Don't you let him deceive you, girl. Did you clear your history? Did you wipe the websites off so nobody would see where you've been? You know, Caleb, you're not fooling anybody. And what is that? What are you talking about? You're not getting one dime more than you deserve. When this divorce is final, l'm taking my share. You never assume l would do anything worthy of respect.
What were you just looking at, Caleb? What was on that computer screen? Who do you think you're fooling? Do you know why your sweet little gestures mean nothing to me? When you're alone, that's what you default to. And there is nothing honorable about it. This whole love dare thing. Tell me what's going on. Caleb, this process takes 40 days, not four. What's the point of going down a dead-end road Caleb, you're not a quitter. And something tells me you're doing just enough to get by.
But this is not based on feelings.
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You can't give up yet. Keep taking a day at a time. We've gotta start praying for him more. Mama, l don't know what to do. You don't know what l've been competing with.
He makes me feel so humiliated. And he doesn't even know it. When did l stop being good enough for him? So, what day are you on? And it's still difficult. Every day has me adding a new concept to the way l treat her. Day 1 6 was about praying for her. Day 1 7 is about listening to her. Eighteen's about studying her again. He learns her likes, dislikes, habits and hobbies. But after he wins her heart and marries her So do you study Tina? Yeah, but l don't think l got my college degree on her yet.
So tell me a little bit more about the studying her. Well, my advice is go all out. Take it home, use your best dishes, glasses, music, everything. Make it a memorable date. Man, what you talking about?
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But the lady that gets Wayne Floyd, she'll get the complete package. All you need to make marriage work is a little bit of romance. And that comes from right here. Man, that's easy to say when you ain't never been married. One day l'm gonna walk in with a tanned beauty on my arm.
The only thing you'll come in with hanging from your arm You just got that? Do you know what that stuff did to me?
Go to bed, Wayne. Oh, it's on now. Done lit a fuse. Somebody's gonna get a karate-chop sandwich. Maybe l'd like to have dinner with my wife. Let me be real clear with you about something. This is when it gets hard. But at least you had some hope.
She has given me nothing. There was a point when we had no hope either. Our marriage should have ended, Caleb. You can't listen to the way you feel at the moment. She's seen you trying. No, she doesn't care, Dad. None of this means anything to her.
Caleb, are you off tomorrow? We can talk then. Dad, you don't have to do that. Dad, l gotta be honest with you. So, what are you on, Day 20? Well, it's when you determine whether your heart's in it or not.
Makes you check your real motives when things get difficult. Did Mom give you a hard time? Yeah, well, Catherine's not buying any of it. She doesn't even like me. Dad, she's just about ignored everything l've done.
Are you reading everything on each page? You mean the Bible verses at the bottom of it? No, l'm not, Dad. And l'm trying to prevent that, but l cannot do it by myself.
That may be true, but l think you need more than that. Dad, if you're gonna tell me l need Jesus, please don't. Oh, son, Jesus is much more than a crutch. He's become the most significant part of our lives. Dad, why do you keep saying that? He's the most significant part?
When l realized who l was and who he was See, l don't understand that. Why do l need his salvation? What, am l gonna be thrown into hell? Because l got divorced? Because you violated his standards. Thou shall not kill? Dad, l help people. But God doesn't judge by your standards. But have you loved God, the one who gave you life? His standards are so high, he considers hatred to be murder Dad, what about all the good l've done?
Son, saving someone from a fire does not make you right with God. You've broken his commandments. And one day, you'll answer to him for that. She makes everything difficult for me.
She's constantly griping about something. Has she thanked you the last 20 days? And you'd think after l washed the car That is what really ticks me off. Dad, for the last three weeks, l have bent over backwards for her. She does not deserve this, Dad. How am l supposed to show love to somebody over and over and over That's a good question.
Dad, that is not what l'm doing. No-- Dad, that is not what this is about. Son, you just asked me: You can't love her Son, God loves you even though you don't deserve it.
Even though you've rejected him. Spat in his face. God sent Jesus to die on the cross and take the punishment for your sin The cross was offensive to me until l came to it. But when l did Jesus Christ changed my life. That's when l truly began to love your mom. Son, l can't settle this for you. This is between you and the Lord. But l love you too much not to tell you the truth.
Can't you see that you need him? Can't you see that you need his forgiveness? Will you trust him with your life? Hey, man, l'd like to talk to you about something.
Salt and pepper shaker won't come apart. Hey, toss them over here. Don't forget to mop the kitchen after breakfast. You wanna tell me something? Are you saying that you wanna be in? Caleb, l can't believe it, man. You're my brother from another mother but now we got the same father. No, l don't think she'd care right now, to tell you the truth.
She hasn't been taking too well to this whole love dare thing. But l'll be honest with you. Up to this point A woman can tell when you're just going through the motions.
Fireproof Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or Kirk Cameron Christian movie
How did you get a good start with Tina? Why is it so easy for you? Oh, it's not always been easy.