Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 1 Page 19

do next. Lucy had been asleep for some time, but she would soon need a nappy change and a new bottle, so I knew I had to be strategic with my time out of the house.

I hadn’t noticed the time to be fair, and sat in the local park since the weather was nice and sat on one of the free benches. There were a group of people playing on the swings and other smaller children were playing on the climbing frames whilst others just ran around screaming with joy. Parents were helping their children to climb the exteriors of the climbing frames, whilst others sat there on the other benches opposite supping their coffees or feeding their little ones.

I glanced down at Lucy sleeping nuzzled closed to my chest. I kept stroking her head and her back as she often would stir from her naps and I guess