New to this and a bit nervous. My other groups have been supportive so I guess it’s just because it’s new. Been divorced over a year. It was an abusive 20 year relationship and 15 year marriage. I am in EMDR therapy in part because of things that he did to me. I am the primary care giver for our 3 daughter’s, but I see him weekly with shared parenting. I have no family in the area and spend most of my days driving the girls to activities and coaching the youngest in t-ball. The ex already has a new girlfriend. I am not sure the right question on my mind, but I do feel a bit nervous that I will never date again and if I do it will be another abusive relationship. Any tips.
Just reminded on Facebook that tonight was the anniversary of the night my husband attacked me. I only remember because it was the night the Blackhawks beat the Bruins and clinched the Stanley cup. I can feel that the hard work with EMDR has helped. Not scared or frightened or down myself just crying a lot! I think I will be able to sleep in the bedroom where it happened. Crying a bit...