I am torn. The following is a letter I would like to share with Grant and Kristy. I’m just not sure when. I would really like some opinions on this.
I had an "AHA!" moment tonight when I found a website detailing what I have lived through for the past 5 years and no one would listen.
"A parent suffering from HAP will do their best to interfere with the relationship of a child with another person, usually the other parent or guardian..."
I am very happy Grant and Kristy get to experience a fabulous vacation. I SO wish it could just end there. Buuuuuut it won’t.
I will never forget those words. No, they didn’t come from a therapist, they came from my attorney.
Parent Coordination is usually assigned as a last ditch effort to force co-parenting in a high conflict divorce when the parents end up in court… a lot. Our parent coordinator was assigned at our divorce hearing. Yep. The divorce was THAT bad.
Now I know I must take responsibility for my choices. I cannot change his choices or behavior. All I can change is how I react. It was a long road to get here.
Sometimes my life seems like a story, except the middle part where everything goes wrong never ends. The happy ending never comes.
When you are married to a manipulative controller, you slowly start losing yourself.