Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Remorse and Compassion





We have just returned from a wonderful family/friend Thanksgiving visit. We encountered many weather delays and were mighty glad to crawl into our own bed in the wee hours of the morning. This little story happened before we left. 

That title is kind of serious and doesn't reflect how loving and tender ttwd can be. The language of ttwd can calm a situation in a heartbeat. My Hoh talking firmly, quietly, tenderly in my ear does often settle me down. Sometimes time is on my side and that was what I was counting on.  Let me share with you what happened to illustrate.

The day was a long day and several times, my attitude had really taken a turn, not to my liking nor the liking of Jack. In fact twice, Jack had his hands on his hips and I was apologizing as fast as I could. We had friends arriving and that arrival saved my hide. In the final attitude mess, Jack pulled me close telling me we would talk about this later. We ttwd wives all know what that means. It was many hours until "later" and things did get much sweeter. Friends enjoyed themselves and then everyone went home. We watched a little TV and then we went up to bed. We climbed into bed and I was thinking so far so good. 

The lights now were out and we cuddled under the warmth of fresh linens and fluffy duvets. Then, in an instant, those covers were pulled, I was flipped over and held firmly in place. Jack had his hand on my bottom and he began to quietly talk in his low, husky bedroom voice whispering in my ear. He told me that he had decided to meet my show of remorse with his compassion in how I had handled several things. There would be no spanking. Because he has me held in place, on my tummy, all ready to take care of things, I still wondered. We stayed in that precarious position for a little longer.  There might not be a spanking coming, but we were in a mighty logical position. The silence was a bit unsettling, but for once, I kept my mouth shut. Two sharp spanks ended the husky talk. Then he reached down and pulled the duvet up around us. He kissed me and said it was time to sleep. 

My guy went right out, but I had our shutters open and I watched the night sky, the stars and the approaching planes far in the distance make their big turns to the south. I so love the way this ttwd works. 

Meredith  

20 comments:

  1. How lovely Meredith that Jack held you close. Such a sweet ending!

    Boo

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  2. Meredith,
    Such a tender post. Just because you have snuggled under the covers does not mean Jack is done with you, apparently. Your man always has the last word, as it should be.

    I love how he just held you in place and talked to you...he had your full attention all right. Oh, but what really made it spark is his silence. And YOUR silence. Powerful and sweet. And then he sealed the deal with 2 spanks and a kiss! Aww! Hugs! Windy

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    1. Windy,
      Sealing the deal is what every Hoh does.
      Thank you,
      M

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  3. I also love the way ttwd works, and this is a prime example. It shows such warmth, love and understanding of how things work for you two. It doesn’t always end with a spanking but the message still comes across loud and clear. Truly, it’s all in the words backed up only by the other things. :)

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    1. Laurel,
      We both love the way this ttwd works in each of our homes.
      Thank you,
      M

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  4. That is powerful and poignant. He has you...and that says it all.

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  5. Your fellow handled it very well, as he usually does. Dominance seems to come naturally to him.

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    1. PK,
      He does love his role and I love it too.
      M

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  6. Loved this post, Meredith ... there are times a firm hand (not a spanking one) and tone of voice can make all the difference in the world ... nj ... xx

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  7. This is so sweet Meredith, I love how Jack handled this. Sometimes spanking isn't the answer.

    Hugs
    Roz

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  8. I love the way that went down, Mere. Perfect!

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  9. Quite beautiful, Mere. It shows that ttwd really lives in your heads. Not just his hand and your bottom. I liked to listen to your self talk when you knew you had crossed a line. His hands on his hips.

    It was actually better that you did not share Jack's husky whispers with us. Just his actions told the story of what he was thinking, too. In the end he was sure of his dominance and your submission.

    Such a simple post but it says so much.

    Ella

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    1. Ella,
      Sometimes it is the simple posts that say so much.
      Thanks,
      M

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  10. I think if MJ would have been this kind and considerate early on in our dynamic I would have worried that he was struggling with consistency. But now that we're 5 yrs on, I do appreciate these kind of moments. Those times when you know you messed up and realise you have no grounds to ask for leniency, but there they are just knowing what is needed and what is not.

    I love how he left his hand on your bum. A subtle way of just let you know that he's got you and he's still in control with or without a spanking.

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  11. Ahhh... The ttwd dance! Perfect, in all of its imperfections... Effective in ways big and small...

    Enjoyed reading about Jack's spankless intervention, Meredith. :) Good for you for keeping your lips zipped too. How lucky we all are to have come upon ttwd! Happy that you had a nice Thanksgiving! Many hugs,

    ❤️Katie xoxo

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