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

Mirror, Mirror

John's aggressive nature towards me had become my normal.  I imagine that almost all  relationships have moments where one of the partners comes off as aggressive or insensitive.  My relationship with John was made almost purely of these moments however.  At least once a day there would be a conversation that resulted in John chasing … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror

The Second Love of My Live

The day my daughter was born I found myself falling in love for the second time in my life.  As soon as she entered the world and was placed on my chest, tears leaked out of my eyes and streamed down my cheeks.  I was still shaking uncontrollably from the physical task that had just … Continue reading The Second Love of My Live