I don't like picturing that, but I do.
Then after things subsided, she would reach out, and we would both be happy to not have to deal with the larger issue.
And they need to get out.
The marriage ended in divorce.
Did you see her too? It's a safe bet you're just another data point, one among many, part of a pattern.
She once told my parents that out of anyone in the world, she cared most about what I thought of her.