Whether it is a party, setting a fire, or cutting your hair, we all have something we have done as a way to liberate ourselves from our former lives and move on to the next stage.
Divorce is an extremely emotional and anguishing experience for everyone, but for a person who struggles with depression and mental illness on a daily basis, divorce can feel even more unbearable.
I can confidently say that there are some very obvious things people do once they have set their mind on wanting a divorce. Awareness of these signs may allow you some time to give it all you have as a last-ditch effort of salvaging your marriage or at least mentally prepare yourself for what is about to happen.
With the "Me too" movement in full swing, I think it is time to share an extremely unpleasant part of my divorce story. Of all of the posts I've created, this one is the most difficult to write, yet I feel that this needs to be told in order to possibly prevent other women from… Continue reading A Cautionary Tale of Using Alcohol to Cope