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
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.
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