(Ed – written 4 years ago as the introductory chapter to my so far unfinished/unpublished book Lover Not a Fighter) Choose to end my marriage was probably the most difficult and conflicting decision that I’ve ever been faced with in my 35 years. It’s been six months now. Some days I feel it like aContinue reading “GENESIS”

Behold: An Epiphany

I had tried many times, over about two years, to separate from Peter. I guess I wasn’t quite ready emotionally, because I could never quite go through with it. It would hurt knowing I was hurting him, and there was also something to corrode my resolve. Sometimes he’d threaten suicide. Sometimes he’d attack my selfContinue reading “Behold: An Epiphany”

You spin me right round, baby, right round…

This is why I can’t have nice things. I am stupid. After a week of lunging with outstretched arms to catch every morsel of incongruent vulgarity he vigorously slung my way, the general theme can’t be mistaken. You know you’re dealing with an imbecile when every attempt to communicate is received with streams of randomContinue reading “You spin me right round, baby, right round…”

Let the Games Begin

The best way to get over someone is to get under someone else. I’d ask for an Amen, but every microscopic cell of my being is already chorusing, cheering and nodding in united agreement. Bandaid schmandaid. I care not for the negativity of warning labels bullying me into employing the tedious and time wasting tacticsContinue reading “Let the Games Begin”