I was reading different stories online of how people “knew” it was time for a divorce. For the most part, they all seem happy. Almost like it was a relief.
Realizing its time to contact a divorce attorney for me is devastating.
I’ve been married for almost 10 years. My husband has always been verbally abusive and downright cruel. He plays on my insecurities, makes me cry several times a month and doesn’t seem to bat an eyelash at it.
I’m to blame for everything. No matter what! I’m crazy, psycho, dramatic – you name it. I’ve turned into someone I don’t even recognize. I’ve let go of friends, I don’t really do anything for myself anymore. I cry a lot. I try to talk to him about my feelings, but it always winds up in an argument.
He doesn’t really kiss me anymore, hold my hand or comfort me. Sex is completely gone. He acts as if he hates me and can’t wait for me to leave. The thought of leaving just makes me so sad and depressed. I dream almost every night that he’s being distant, ignoring me, being downright cruel or cheating on me. It’s like a mental hell.
How do I take those first steps and finally free myself from him? Why does it look easy for other people and feel like torture for me?
The decision to divorce is never easy, acting on that decision can be devastating. What helped you take those first uncertain steps toward divorce?
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