Diary of Abuse by a Loved One Chapter 7 Page 52

had given myself to gain some independence over the power he held over me. Also, I needed to know that he wanted me for me; not for money, not for control, not for any other issue. I wanted him to work on our issues and make our marriage work.

For a while I kept quiet about our re−acquaintance and didn’t even tell my lawyers what was happening let alone close friends who I knew would highly disapprove.

Instead, I basked in the joys of getting to know my husband again. I remembered the good times; the reason I fell in love with him in the first place. All I wanted was my family; my world to whole again and if it meant burying my deep pain and insecurities beneath into the deep abyss of my soul then so be it.

My marriage needed to work; not