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
Oh god, do you have a guest bedroom?
That monkey was celebrating your new life!
So great when things turn in a better direction. I'm happy for you!
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
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…
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.
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
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