My best friend is having an affair with my stepson. I can’t believe this is happening. I am married to a man 17 years older than me and his children are adults. She has been involved with him for several months now.
‘fame is no talisman against human pain ..adultery is still adultery’ wrote Julia Cameron in her book The Right to Write. It was in reference to her very public divorce from Martin Scorsese in the 1970s and his very public affair with
My Mum depends on me too much. I know she is lonely. I know she feels cheated out of a life she thought was good. But she won’t stop talking to me about it. I am really sad my parents split. But
When we divorce we lose a partner and we lose a shared history connected by people, objects and memories. This profound sense of loss is often the result of the hurt and haste in the leaving. A friend describes how it happened
I am really struggling! I have come to hate and resent my ex-husband so much that it is causing me to behave in a way that I never thought I would. I see myself driving a wedge between him and the children but
My X husband was much older than me and now he is very sick. It was a messy divorce as most usually are and his siblings were very harsh toward me. I made mistakes but so did he and nobody knows but
The holidays are over and my kids and grandkids have left. And again my ex-wife- their mother -disappointed them. She sent gifts and cards but made no effort to speak to them or make any time for them over the holiday. Maybe
I am not proud of it. I had an affair with a married man. It’s gone on for two years and now he is leaving his wife and wants to marry me. I don’t want him or a marriage. I like my
We are a family in crisis. It has been a year of conflict. Our marriage is collapsing. I am not sure what the new year will bring but right now we need to get our kids through the holiday. I don’t know
Your partner has asked for a divorce and this great void called the future you didn’t expect is swallowing you up. You feel like every part of your life is crumbling. There are more questions than answers. Perhaps the most important task
I’ve been divorced for 30 years. My X husband showed up in my life recently. We’ve been estranged all this time. We have not spoken in almost two decades. Our kids accept that Mom and Dad do not attend family gatherings together.
I am currently separated from my husband of 25 yrs. We have four children together ranging from 28-16. We were married young, after knowing each other for only a couple of months I became pregnant and we married 3 months later. I