Emotional Blackmail

Even though the children weren't aware that we were in the process of a divorce, they were beginning to react to the dynamic in the house.  John continued to say things to them when I wasn't around that confused them, upset them and alluded to the fact that there was something "bad" looming in the … Continue reading Emotional Blackmail


Court Appointed Parenting Class

As part of the divorce process in Connecticut you are required to attend a court appointed parenting class if there are children involved.  It is a day long event in which a room is filled with emotional people ... some who are heart broken.... some who are furious... all who do not want to be … Continue reading Court Appointed Parenting Class

A Turning Point

My eyes had been opened.  John's comment, making a comparison of having our children to surviving hell, was the straw that broke the camel's back.  I may not have been strong enough to admit that something was wrong when his darkness was directed at me.... but this was different.... this was about my children. This … Continue reading A Turning Point