The Darwin chapter is so frustrating. When infidelity takes a seat in relationships, friends can be a wonderful...or, a hindering influence.
I have heard the sound of loathing, and I can't turn back. It snakes through my mind, pushing happiness aside. I know how it sounds to be hated. It has been a challenge to document the next part of my infidelity story. Even thinking about this part of my experience tightens my chest and sends... Continue Reading →
This is the hell we put our kids through. Infidelity, the game changing behavior and its impact my adult children.
Gaining my bearings, I noticed there, beyond the snowy field, was the town home community I had been circling. The stark contrast of the field (that was too dark to see), touching the edge of the brightly lit neighborhood, created a new question I couldn't face alone... I quietly dialed 911. [Excerpt from Beyond The... Continue Reading →
When I finally located my husband's car, it was the only car left in a dark and still Veterans Administration clinic parking log. The clinic was long closed. I know; I checked. And I was quite simply terrified to go look into his car... [excerpt from What About You blog post] I had driven for... Continue Reading →
This is what women do. They do the things that mere mortals shouldn't have the courage to do. I walked most fearfully and shamefully to look into his car. Had I gone too far in my fury?
Sunday morning came after a fitful night of sleep. Discovering my husband's secret was beyond rationalizing or applying logic to find my way forward. Little did I know, this cold Sunday in February, would be the last day for quite some time that I'd have my poop in a group. (That's our family's way of... Continue Reading →
Four score and seven gallons of ice cream ago, it was Saturday, February 10, 2018. I didn't know when I woke up this would be a pretty big deal of a day. It was a whopper of a big deal day. This particular Saturday followed a Friday. And Friday was the day I took a... Continue Reading →