My Statement, My Story

My Statement, My Story

The following is the statement I wrote and intended on reading during my Domestic Violence Injunction hearing. It is almost 2019 and women should be able to talk about the abuse they have been through in their life. I was raped, I was choked, I was threatened, but...
Getting organized and comfortable in my new life.

Getting organized and comfortable in my new life.

For three days the sun came out, I miss seeing the sunshine every day. I spent a lot of time outside soaking it up and getting my new environment organized.  My kids’ education is set and they are happy and thriving. I went to the school board yesterday and the...
Where did I go wrong?

Where did I go wrong?

After the final discard, it was 3 of my daughters and I left to pick up the pieces. One of my daughters was an adult. She was not planning on moving at the time nor had she even talked about it that I recall. I asked her to stick around until child support started...
The Final Discard.

The Final Discard.

The final discard was November 19, 2017. At this time I was broken, I was shocked, I was broke. My husband was in detox and I had just learned that there was not a moment he was clean in our marriage. Every time he was sick in bed with the “man flu” he was...
When hell freezes over…

When hell freezes over…

There was a time 17 years ago, after two divorces in 9 years, that I decided it was time for a change. I planned for months and it went off without a problem.  I was making the leap to my next destination, from the place I considered home, to sunny Florida to start a...
To the new supply of my narcissistic nightmare!

To the new supply of my narcissistic nightmare!

There isn’t a moment of the day that I would put myself through the type of abuse he dishes out ever again so no fear I am not trying to take your man. I thank you for taking his attention from bullying and harassing me while he lies about loving his children and...
Preparing for a hearing.

Preparing for a hearing.

This door will be my view on Monday morning because I have my divorce final hearing Part 2. I know I need to go through my pictures and paperwork and get it together. Instead, I am reading posts on Facebook and researching laws in another state to get my mind off of...
What happens when a judge orders a custody evaluation?

What happens when a judge orders a custody evaluation?

Custody Evaluation is a court-appointed evaluation with a mental health expert who evaluates a family and makes a recommendation to the courts for custody matters, usually including residential custody, visitation, and the parenting plan. Most co-parents don’t fully...
Contested Divorce vs Uncontested Divorce.

Contested Divorce vs Uncontested Divorce.

Just a quick article to discuss contested and uncontested divorces. Hope all of my survivors are doing well today. A contested divorce is where you and your spouse can’t come to an agreement on the important factors of a divorce. Those factors include the...

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