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Love Is Action
Their relationship survived alcoholism, separation, sobriety, and finally, reunion
That afternoon, my husband Peter and I left the doctor's office in shock. The biopsy of his prostate indicated an aggressive form of cancer and surgery was urgently required. The doctors were not yet sure if it had spread or not.
As I drove us back to my place, I reached across to squeeze his hand. We needed to discuss next steps before I drove him home.
After 15 years of marriage, we had separated in 1996. A long-term, shared addiction to alcohol impeded the ability to navigate our differences in a healthy, non-blaming manner. Finger-pointing and resentments dominated our... Login to read more
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