Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 2 Page 24

it led to him crashing the car and leaving him as the only survivor. For years his punishment was now living with the guilt of killing his only child and ex−partner.

I must admit I was in shock with what I had been told but I made my journey back home and sat in the service station on my way back pondering what I was going to do with this news. Would I confront my husband? Would I leave him? Would the violence between us become worse? God only knew the answers to those questions. I did something I hadn’t done in a very long time.

I prayed.

When I got back home my husband was sat in the kitchen eating one of the meals that I had prepared earlier. I am not sure if it was the prayer or my newfound courage, but I was able to pluck up the courage