How does a car run when its fuel tank is on empty?

Lately, emotions run wild and anger flares cause chaotic explosions. I am running on empty. And my frustrations and her expectations of me still drain me. And then because I can not meet her expectations, she gets drained.

How do people navigate the minefield that is a marriage?
It’s as though there is no win-win situation that can be achieved when a person is down.

I have fallen and the very support structure that is suppose to be in place is crushing me.

We both need to recharge ourselves. We need space. I really don’t like the sound of that.