Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

I Abandoned My Family to Live in Costa Rica for 3 Months — And It Saved My Life

Being a “martyr mom” was only harming me.

Photo by Artem Beliaikin from Pexels

I arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica, at midnight. A taxi from the airport carried me down a long, dark highway until we reached the small town I’d be living in for the next three months.

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Elle Silver

Elle Silver

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I write about divorce, relationships, and family. Everything I’ve learned about love, I’ve learned the hard way. You can learn from my mistakes.