Thursday. I met Sue playing WWF a couple of days after my youngest son was born (over 3.5 years ago). She’s an Australian nurse in her mid 50’s and she has 7 children. We’ve been good friends since then.
She was the first person to know I was considering leaving my ex. I tried to explain to her why I wanted that. She tried to make me reconsider and asked me to really think things through.
The truth was that the love was gone and I was tired of being my ex’s punching bag. He could blame me for everything. I was his doormat.
I tried to fight that for years and I even justified him. I tolerated him shouting at me and calling me names in front of my kids and in the middle of the street. I didn’t give a crap that the people around didn’t understand the…
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