I was talking to a friend a few weeks ago...she's kind of a new friend. So, she doesn't know what we have been through the past 2 years and thinks my Hubby is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G....which he is....Now! 🙂 She was explaining to me this situation that her grade school friend was dealing with. Her Husband was … Continue reading Grieving While Your Spouse is in Recovery
I used to think that Nurturing was what you did for others. I was a Mom, I had things to do, messes to clean and little lives to mold. I don't have time to nurture myself and whoever said to strap the oxygen mask on yourself before others obviously didn't have Kiddos. This is how … Continue reading Nurturing Self
Why do we blame ourselves? Why do we feel it's our fault that we were betrayed? In my opinion I believe it's what we are accustomed to doing. I have met so many women and men that all have blamed themselves, but have discovered that their lives has prepped them to accept the blame. Our … Continue reading Raised to be Betrayed…..
If I could talk to all the Spouses out there who has a Sex Addicted Spouse what would I say to them? My heart aches for you and the pain that you are feeling right now is real, but NOT PERMANENT! If may feel right now that your life is over, that you can't breathe … Continue reading Pain to the Rescue
Finally, we were able to make it to church yesterday.....except Hubby. He is still sick and in the mornings it's even worse, so he stayed back. This was the first time I have gone to church without him since Discovery. So, what does this do to me.....triggers me, just a tiny bit. But, it's such … Continue reading Exalting God not the Addiction
The Nasties have taken over our house and not one of us has had more then 12 hours of peace within our body since we came back from Disney. So, besides cleaning up puke, disinfecting and making boat loads of chicken noodle soup I have been weeding through the junk in our house. Even though … Continue reading Getting Rid of Trauma…One Chatchke at a Time
When it came out that my Husband had a sex addiction I was obviously hurt because I was his Wife and this was the ultimate betrayal. But, I also was hurt because I am a victim of sexual abuse. From the time I was 3 years old until I was out of Foster Care at … Continue reading Sweaty Crotch…..
So, I was thinking I could share a little bit about my childhood and growing up. Just so you know a little about my past Trauma. Instead of going once upon a time and giving you a play-by-play from diapers to now I'll just touch on a few major times in my life. Today I'll … Continue reading She Put the Pillow Over My Face…..
Here is a little snippet of some of my Life before Discovery of my Husband's Sex Addiction.....It was a week before I turned 13 that my Mom went to live with Jesus. I can't believe it's been 26 years. That seems like such a lifetime ago. I had just lost my Dad the year before … Continue reading Her Name was Violet…….