Ex-husband thinks wife sees ghosts. The truth is actually grim. 

I was getting ready for a job interview. It was a time of transition. I had decided to get temporarily closer to my ex-husband so that our daughter could enjoy both her mother and her father more often. The fact that she would have the opportunity of changing school was the cherry on top. What… Continue reading Ex-husband thinks wife sees ghosts. The truth is actually grim. 

Husband cannot stand his musician wife

I met my husband online. The blurb I had written to introduce myself clearly stated my passions, among which was classical music. I started learning the piano at a very young age. My parents had realised that I could reproduce any music on my little baby pink panther keyboard and thought it would be good… Continue reading Husband cannot stand his musician wife

Abused by ex-husband, woman leaves again

It took me a decade to realise how dangerously abusive, toxic, and manipulative he was. I had been loyal to a dream turned nightmare: my ex-husband. And I made myself vulnerable again for the sake of my child, who doesn’t appreciate the danger I faced so that she could be with her dad.  I never… Continue reading Abused by ex-husband, woman leaves again

Husband goes out at night and disappoints wife… wait for it.

Being a young expatriated mother was a challenge. I was breastfeeding, day and night. The baby was always hungry. I was exhausted, dragging my poor post-partum body around he house. The stitching scars were aching, my breast was sore and leaking. I barely had the time to shower. Every time I would put the baby… Continue reading Husband goes out at night and disappoints wife… wait for it.

An urgent proposal might be the sign of future abuse

We had not been dating for long, that is to say one daytime date and one sleepover, when my boyfriend asked me to marry him. Actually he asked many times. The first time, he called my mobile in the middle of the night. I had it on voice mail. The next morning I heard him,… Continue reading An urgent proposal might be the sign of future abuse