I had to think long and hard to decide if I wanted to share my story. I have picked myself up and moved on from some of the horrible things that I went through and place a lot of faith in God for helping me continue to live a better life.
After 13 years of marriage I caught my husband and best friend in my bed together. About the same time my mother was run over while crossing a street in the town where she lives. My father witnessed this and it was horrific for him. The guy that hit mama ran a red light and said he didn't know he had hit anyone until her shoe hit his windshield. Mama was in a coma for 9 weeks and had to relearn everything. While I was at the hospital with my mother I got word that my husband was staying with the so called best friend. I still hold a grudge toward them both and will probably always do so…
Then in 1988 I was sharing an apartment with a friend. My x-husband knocked on my door. I answered it and was raped by him. I did not report him because I didn't want my kids to go through that.
In 2004 my father passed away and everything that I had gone through overwhelmed me and I had a nervous breakdown. I was in a hospital for 4 weeks. They wanted me to stay longer but I checked myself out and went home.
Now I cherish the husband I have. He has been a Godsend. He loves me unconditionally and I the same to him.
I will never trust people the same but am working on that. I try not to be at the same place as my x and his other but sometimes that is not possible. When I have to be around them I avoid them.
Life for me is my husband, my mother, my grandkids, my health and God. Anything and anyone else is a second thought.
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