May 2013: Happily Ever After
Who needs a knight in shining armor when you’ve got a fairytale life for real?
I always thought I’d be married to a wonderful husband who loved me. We’d have two great kids and live happily ever after.
It didn’t turn out that way. By the time I was 35, I had lost my job; no way did I want the responsibility of having children; and my alcoholic husband had tried to commit suicide three times. I hated my life but was sure everyone else was the problem. My husband had a problem. My employer had a problem. My parents were a problem.
People were a problem. There weren’t any people left in my life but my dealer and my husband. I had kept everyone else...
-- Paula C.