I hope that somehow this stops the cycle, for you, for your children and maybe for someone else out…
Bernie Stan Genberg

That is the only reason I write about it.

It is extremely difficult to write about this .. embarrassing and just shameful.

I made so many horrible decisions and I affected my daughters in permanent ways. In destructive ways.

If I can help another woman leave sooner than I did, it is worth the shame and pain.

Or if I can help a lawyer or a judge, a cop, a CPS worker or a social worker, to understand better, it is worth it.

If you love your children, you will not stay with someone who abuses you. Period.

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