Our relationship had to work. I gave up so much to be with him- my husband, his family, our nephews, friends that judged me for the decision
“He’s Going to Hit Me” — My Intuitive Self Knew, but My Emotional Self Refused to Believe It
Elizabeth Cordaro

Painfully familiar.

But… if I leave, they’ll all be right and I made a terrible mistake and wasted all this time and energy and love!

Oh, I want to go back and shake younger me and ask her which mistake she wants to be judged for: being with a bad man or staying with him.

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