*I am not a legal expert. This blog is based on my personal experiences, experiences of others, and information and advice I have received during the legal process.
Oh the joy of the family courts. Such a trigger happy place; triggering trauma responses in a survivor of abuse at every turn, it would seem.
I’m independent, feeling free. I met someone who’s incredible. He’s older, he’s smart, and he treats me like a lady. He tells me that I’m beautiful, wise; he loves my outlook on life. I know I don’t have to think it but, hypothetically, if he hit me, I would leave him.