Telling people was hard. ‘You must be devastated.’ Women would look at me with a pitiful expression, gather me to their augmented bosoms, be ever mindful of their lipstick, and wait for me to break down weeping. I never did. I wasn’t tortured or tormented. I … Continue reading How to tell people you’re getting divorced.
I left my husband soon after I turned fifty. I hadn’t planned it. I’d thought about it, obsessed and agonized over it. I spent hours with my therapists and even more with my girlfriends. I had anxiety and panic attacks. A few near flings. I … Continue reading Violet talks about that defining moment in her marriage – when it all ended.