Category: Secret Separation Story

Finally today I cried Not for me, but for her And the tiny baby. Lives so cruelly denied. I step out into the cold It pierces exposed skin. I think only of them, Desperation untold. Unspoken sadness and pain That …

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Facebook posts taunt me with their reminders of all that I have given up. The house to nurture and put my stamp on, the romantic meals, shopping for gifts for my significant other. I spend my days alone in a …

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I’ve been accused many times of running away when the going gets tough. Be it school, relationships or jobs, if it’s making me miserable, I leave. But is that running away or not wanting to waste precious time in a …

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Saturday 25 October My little sister finally got engaged on a beach in Ireland. Beautiful, idyllic and romantic. Meanwhile, back in Blighty, my relationship was heading in the opposite direction. The day did not begin well. I dropped the heavy …

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The time had finally arrived. Every time I thought about it, I felt sick and the tears pricked at my eyes. I was about to break up our family and move out. And I had to tell the children. What …

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Thinking. Too hard. Too much As my dreams rip apart or some such Horror that sees them intrude with Tinges of sadness and regret. I want to be happy, but i’m not there yet. A life that spiralled out of …

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