Tag divorce

How To Survive Divorce As A Man

How To Give Up Hope

I’ve been holding on to a glimmer of hope. That I can save my marriage. Our family. But I think it’s just causing me more pain and stopping me from moving forwards.   The future I imagine, I crave, is… Continue Reading →

Just A Low Point

I thought it was going well. By that, I thought maybe there was a glimmer of hope. It seems I’ve been going through cycles of this. Acceptance, followed by what you might call delusion.   But tonight she told me… Continue Reading →

Forging Character Through The Pain Of Divorce

Divorce entails one successive kick in the balls after another. Painful step after painful step. There’s no getting away from it. It will be difficult.   So I’ve made the decision to try and see every heartwrenching moment as a… Continue Reading →

Diary Entry: 27th October 2021

“I’m a thinner, healthier, more well-rounded person for having known you. I think that’s pretty fucking awesome, to be honest with you.” – Lucy (my wife).   Her reply when I asked her, in an honest conversation, what we gave to… Continue Reading →

I’ve Been Drinking Too Much

In truth, drinking is part of the reason I’m getting divorced. I don’t get abusive when I’m drunk, it’s not that. But avoiding reality and escaping into my comfort zone has meant I haven’t stepped up to my potential, and… Continue Reading →

Building From The Ashes

I am a 42-year-old man. I have a good professional job. I’m married with a two-year-old daughter. And I’m on the brink of divorce.   It’s my wife’s decision, and ultimately might be the right one. She’s made her mind… Continue Reading →