Category Archives: Abuse Using Family and Friends

Someone Throw Me a Life Preserver

Yes, I definitely feel like I’m drowning.  I can’t save myself and the current is just getting stronger and stronger and I’m getting pulled under more and more.  I need a life preserver. I called the doctor today and they were closed.  Ugh!  I’m finally to the point where I felt ready to ask for …

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The Exchange

Bubba had asked me to move the beginning of summer visitation so that it would start over a week later than it should have.  I politely told him that we need to stick to the court orders.  I didn’t say it to him but he’d chosen the longer summer schedule in the divorce and it …

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Psych Evals AKA Another Form of Torture

I had my psychological evaluation (psych eval) a few weeks after our second court date.  The judge had ordered them to all be completed by a month before our third court date.  I thought that after mine was done, the children’s would follow quickly.  Again,  I was wrong. I was very nervous about my psych …

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The Ultimate Betrayal

I mentioned in Losing My Family that my family’s emails were only the beginning of their betrayal.  At that point, I thought their refusal to support me in the divorce was the low point.  How very wrong I was.  It was about to get much, much worse.  I was about to experience the ultimate betrayal …

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Mud-Slinging at it’s Finest

Bubba was very proficient at slinging mud.  He didn’t care who got hit or who got hurt.  He was on a mission.  He’d gotten busted by our children for having all kinds of internet porn on his computer, joining a dating website, and having naked pictures of one of his female Skype friends on his …

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Divorce and Allegations

Two weeks after my family’s betrayal – less than a month after I realized Bubba had been raping me – I filed for divorce.  I’d tried to keep up the pretense of giving him a year to work through his issues so that I could try to squirrel away a bit of money but he …

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Losing My Family

About a week after accepting that I’d been raped, I emailed my family – my parents and my siblings – and explained that Bubba was escalating.  I asked for their support and that they not discuss me with Bubba if he contacted them.  It is obvious to me now that either Bubba had already been …

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