I have already had a talk with the kids about the importance and lack thereof of tangible things in life. They understand.
TN, I know I have come a long way. But to be honest? I am still so conditioned to please her, to not stand up for myself, that it took actual effort even to text what I did in fear of her reaction. The effect of an abusive relationship. I did not even know I was in one.....Divorced April Fool's Day 2014
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.