You wrote about your confusion: are we doing the right thing by divorcing? But we’re so toxic together and sometimes love just ain’t enough. You learn he’s seeing other women, you see other men. So you float away from each other and appear to make drastic improvements to yourselves and your respective lives, which confirms to you that divorce was the right call.I went downstairs to check on the laundry, and when I walked into the room, I saw Brian going down on my best friend.Sarah was sitting on the washing machine with her pants around her ankles, and Brian was going at it.The questions you should ask if that happens to you include: “What do you want to do?
You chronicled your tumultuous separation that eventually mellowed into a strange period wherein you hung out quite a bit in some kind of confused limbo. You learn he’s talking to other women, you talk to other men.
Rapper Eminem may be known for his controversial lyrics, but he is equally known for his on-again, off-again relationship with his wife — they have been married and divorced several times to (and from) each other.
Think this is a situation that only famous people get placed in? It happens all the time to people who are teachers, professionals, and average parents.
But even while you’re congratulating yourself, you’re second-guessing yourself. It makes you feel scared and floppy within the world.
When it all gets too confusing, you remind yourself what those last couple years of marriage were like. Adrift on a sea of self-hatred which you direct at each other, self-medicating with food and alcohol and excellent TV series binges. Like riding in a fast-moving car without a seat belt. He says things to you no man has ever said, he romances you like nobody ever has. You’re supposed to keep writing about all of it but you don’t know what to write because it’s all so confusing.