Well the day of the funeral my ex invited all his friends back to my house. We had not been on good terms. Thats the hard part of dealing with domestic trouble. If you have kids you are never free from contact. I was destined to have him in my life. He had returned from … Continue reading Had to deal with former spouse
Well at the moment I am living in Thailand. How did I wind up in Thailand? My son was murdered in 1991. He was 22 years old. I was devastated. My oldest daughter was to be 20 in two days. My son's other sisters were sixteen and twins to be fifteen in two weeks. I … Continue reading Where am I now?
Well I was getting divorced but that was not a great accomplishment. Now I was alone with five kids to raise alone. I mean alone. I would have gone back to New York, but with my parents gone it would not have helped. I had rented the house out for the income but it was … Continue reading The continuing Saga
After I filed for divorce and had a restraining order I felt free. I was scared but free. I enrolled back in school, had a boyfriend, a friend from my high school days and was ok. He had moved out and moved in with his girlfriend. I found out later she was the lady I … Continue reading Moving ON
My ex loved to poke me in the chest and shove me. I guess I didn't consider that abuse. I didn't have black eyes and broken bones. Just bruises on my chest. But it escalated. Went from poking and showing and throwing things to hitting. I did leave him after two years in California and … Continue reading You feel alone
You would think after all these years that all that nasty business would be behind me. Maybe it would be if someone had listened and cared. Currently I live in another country. Why would I do that you ask. First of all my parents both died while I was in my 20's. I have no … Continue reading Still Struggling
Well we struggled along and then he was laid off his job and then there was a strike. My friend had moved California. I thought well if he can't find a job in New York, maybe he can find one in California. Why I thought this is beyond me, but he thought it was a … Continue reading Young and dumb!!
The reason I started this blog was to try and find other women out there that had been touched by domestic violence in their life and never quite came to grips with it. I married young, eighteen. The first time my ex scared me was right after we were married. He hadnt been violent the … Continue reading Still?
I have searched the internet for blogs about women that have lived through domestic violence. I find lots of sites about recent domestic violence or present domestic violence, but I have a hard time finding blogs on domestic violence before there was a term "domestic violence" or "battered wife". You see I am 68 years … Continue reading Where Are the Lost?
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