Eight Years

The other day, my boss said that his son’s split from his ex was about eight years start to finish. Eight years before the harassment stopped. Eight years until they could finally relax and breathe. I have a solid six, almost seven years to go and with everyday I believe this eight year theory moreContinue reading “Eight Years”

Sleepless Nights

I go through spurts where I can’t sleep. When I can’t, I do my best to not let my mind wander. Sometimes, I can’t help it. Recently, I learned of a couple who found out one was cheating, actually the whole town found out that one was cheating. For so many reasons I cannot getContinue reading “Sleepless Nights”

Mental Health Untreated

There are so many people whom I love that are living with mental illness. I have always respected them, but never took the time to fully understand what they lived with on a daily basis. That changed when it began to impact my life and my children’s lives directly. Early on in our relationship, IContinue reading “Mental Health Untreated”

The Things I Never Knew…

There are days when I learn of behaviors that my ex displayed, or situations that my kids witnessed that I never knew anything about. I am so thankful they feel comfortable enough to tell me openly know, but it tears my heart apart knowing that I was so wrapped up in my own survival thatContinue reading “The Things I Never Knew…”