Dear stepmom, You don’t get enough credit. After all, mixed family environments can be really tricky. There are a lot of components, emotions, and confusion at play, especially when there is divorce involved. So, although you are not my mother by birth,
My story demonstrates the immense legal, financial, and psychological struggles that fathers can go through, simply to look after their children. But it also shows that there can be light at the end of the tunnel. From the outset, I was elated
My case started in December 2011, a week before Christmas, when I returned home from work to find my house looking like the scene of a burglary, and my partner and our 3 year old daughter gone. No note, no text, nothing.
“It was Valentine’s Day. I had just found out that my husband of ten years had purchased a gift for another woman. All day, I was numb. Surreally, I drifted through my day with heaviness in my heart. I hung onto denial
“But he’s such nice bloke!” everyone protested. And they were right. Colin, father of my son, Jamie, was a lovely man, a wonderful friend and a great dad. He still is. Yet much as I appreciated Colin, I was increasingly unhappy in
When earlier this year, the newspapers were full of the Vicky Price story, the worst moments of my marriage came back to hunt me. Marital coercion, mental pressure were examined, explained, laughed at and again she was not believe. There was no
Finding Love TOTNES is full of single mothers and hardly any single men – my new friends in Devon were quite adamant. “I hope you’re not expecting to find a partner down here!” But I wasn’t moving to Totnes to find a