It’s not my job to be good enough for anyone else. I am good enough for me.
I’m an idiot. Or was, anyway.
It’s hard to know someone loathes you with such visceral hatred that it can be physically felt in the tension between text messages.
I think recovering from guilt and sadness is incredibly difficult. I can't say it's easier or more difficult than any other addiction because those are the only two addictions with which I am familiar, (that's not entirely true, but the other will come in time), but I know guilt and sadness are overwhelmingly difficult to contain.… Continue reading On Recovery
I have come to the realization that most people assume that a person leaves a marriage/relationship because they've found someone else or been cheated upon by their partner. That assumption has been one of my larger struggles with my divorce. No. Neither of us cheated. Neither of us found someone else. We just... weren't working.… Continue reading Bad People
As promised, a handy-dandy quote of encouragement for the leaver. I'll leave it here somehwere so you can copy and share. I'd ask that you leave the tag, obviously. ANYway. Today, I am doing better. Sometimes I have to talk things out with people who know me, who knew us as a couple, and I… Continue reading Strength in Leaving
You know what I've noticed? There are a lot of self-help quotes for people who have been left. There are a lot of supportive words for people who didn't want the divorce, but were forced to do it anyway. There are a lot of resources and means of coping passed around circles of friends and… Continue reading Being the Leaver