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ieatlemonskins
ieatlemonskins
Feb 19
2

I’m sorry you had to go through that and continue to deal with people who don’t understand how it really happens. I wish you all the best as you continue to recover.

Feb 17
43

That’s the thing that no one ever seems to think about. They don’t just hit you on the first date, and they don’t hit you as their first act of abuse. They lay the groundwork over months and years. By the time it gets physical, you have little self-worth left and you begin to believe that really is how they show love. Read more

Jan 30
26

I posted around Thanksgiving about struggling with a divorce from an emotional abuser while in law school, and just about two months later, I’m two weeks (!!) away from the divorce finalizing and have locked down a dream summer job with a V10 firm (really good firm!) in my dream/home city (San Francisco!). I haven’t Read more

Jan 30
20

We went to a beach this week and it was a really fun day. The beach was on an unpopulated small island, and we found a guy with a boat to take us there and pick us up later. The water was warm and very salty, so it was super easy to float around. And there was a howler monkey and he was roaring! He sounded like a sea

Jan 30
14

Indoor gardening today and having some revelations. My girl Pearl here is quite good at taking up space. Why don’t we take up more space as well? Someone’s going to take that space, might as well be me.

Jan 30
39

Here’s a Darwin pupdate, for everyone who is a fan of cute puppers:

Jan 20
168

Shit. You can all pay me to talk with you. I have a PhD in Child development and 25 years experience working with young children including infants ( my actual specialty). Read more

Dec 20
3

As goddessoftransitory says, it would be good to start with a lawyer to find out what your options are. Many (all?) lawyers give a first consultation free of charge, which is an amazing bargain. I don’t know if they can mediate themselves, or if they have people on staff; I have no knowledge about that process. Maybe Read more

Dec 19
14

Go to a lawyer first thing; all the nebulous anxiety about the process can be resolved at least in part by hearing in concrete terms how things work, and having a professional in your corner to sort out facts from emotion will be invaluable. Read more

Dec 19
7

today was a perfectly wet west coast day on our little island. next week is a short work week and I am soo looking forward to spending the long holiday weekend by myself!! (with my dog obvs)

Dec 19
12

Hi Everyone - It’s been a few months since I’ve even looked at SNS. I’m in the greys, but I’m hoping that one of our fantastic regulars will see this & help me out. So what does anyone know about divorce, specifically divorce in Ontario, Canada? I need to start preparing myself. My wife pretty much hates me. I realize Read more