Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 7 Page 41

The judge asked me a couple of questions which were brief and to the point; all of the questions were simple to respond too. I must admit I was expecting it to be more thorough; but it wasn’t.

When I was asked whether I wanted to reconcile with my husband my answer was simple; no. I was asked if we had children; at this point my emotions swelled up inside of me; I struggled to voice the word ‘no’. I was instructed not to send any more financial help to my husband. I must admit this really hit a nerve with me. It seemed clear the court could see what this ‘marriage’ had been really about; love had nothing to do with it at all.

The end of the court session finished quite quickly, and I was relieved to be heading out of the building so that I could move forward