Two years ago, my husband came to me and told me he had been having an affair for a year and a half. I was completely blindsided and numb with shock.
No, our marriage hadn't been perfect, but is anyone's? He was begging forgiveness, and wanted to work on the marriage. Of course, being a stay at home mother and totally unable to see my life any other way, I agreed. "Let's work it out. We can get past this. I can change. I'll be better," I said.
Where could I turn at that point for support? To my happily married friends? Everyone had a normal marriage except for me! I was ashamed and embarrassed. I ran to marriage counseling and Victoria's Secret. I was funnier, sexier, skinnier.
Well, I am in the final stages of divorce now, and my husband and this woman live around the corner from me. The pain is unbearable as is the humiliation. But, along this journey I have met SO MANY WOMEN who have been through it or are going through it or whom will be going through it soon enough.
So I wanted to for this group as a forum for all of us who's marriage have ended because infidelity; a place for us to discuss, share and support each other through it all.
Click the following to join the group, Infidelity Survivors
(300+ members and growing)