About a year ago, I separated from my Husband.
After months of going to work, coming home to immediately drowning myself in vodka, and then waking up to do it again - I knew something had to give. Now don't get me wrong - my ex is a great man. He’s an excellent father, he’s charming and charismatic, and a hell of lot of fun.
However, here’s the problem: We were toxic for each other, and we both deserved more. We brought out each other's worsts and we brought each other down. The best decision we made was to split. And that’s okay.
This past year has been a particularly interesting and introspective year for me. My experience of being a “single mother” has been unique. Since I have a seasoned career, I have been blessed to not be strapped financially after divorce. And while divorce is never easy, I’ve had it easy - comparably speaking.
However, I also learned though that no matter what the situation for divorce is - the stigmas are still there. And they’re very real.Read More