I've been on DS for many years but haven't been active in a while...I'm sitting in my living room exhausted. I just recently escaped a very emotionally abusive relationship and I'm just done.
I have known for a long time that my dad was abusive (as we're both my x husbands) but it wasn't till this past boyfriend that I realized how ingrained it was to be abused and to take such abuse. Narcissistic disorder...all the abuse now has a name .It's freeing. It's frightening.
How does one heal from this and how do you trust yourself to not fall in to that trap again?
It's lonely, it's healing, it's positive, it's personal growth. Yet, I stand alone.
Hello all. I recently found out that my wife had an affair. It is kind of devistating. Here is my story....I recently moved to Atlanta. i left with the thought that I would come down here, set up house and wait for my family to come on down. I am a foster parent and my wife stayed behind to wait out the adoption. three days before I closed on the house I bought for my family, she flew down here...
I’ve been divorced for 3 years now. My ex husband and I were together for 10 years. We have two children together. Co-parenting at first wasn’t easy. I had a lot of resentment inside. I was always angry. But still managed to hold myself together. Basically went through all the stages of grieving the loss of a marriage, our family and mostly.. my best friend. After the divorce was finalized we...