Relationships

My Mom thought I was CRAZY!

When I told my Mom that I wanted to divorce my husband of 20 years, she said, “Are you crazy!?!”

“Why would you leave a man who doesn’t beat you, isn’t an alcoholic, doesn’t gamble away his paycheck, or cheat on you?”

Maybe you think I’m crazy too, because your relationship was worse than mine, and yet you stayed?

So many women are tolerating bad relationships. It’s a pain-filled situation.

Maybe you stay for “the sake of the kids” because you don’t want them to have a broken family. But, if you and he are just circling around each other, making snide remarks, with hurt and angry looks and passive aggressive behaviors… then your relationship…and family… is already broken. 

And the kids are living with the daily tension and negativity.
 
Personally, I chose to leave FOR my kids’ sake. 

The thought of my daughters growing up to believe that a broken relationship was the best they could expect, broke my heart to the core.

I wanted them to see a strong woman is one who stands up for herself, not cowers in fear of loss. I’m not criticizing you for your reasons for staying or leaving; we all have different needs, wants, situations, and strengths.
 
I just didn’t know what else to do.
We had gone to therapists and counselors.
I read a bunch of self-help books.
I even talked to my religious leaders.
Nothing seemed to help.
 
“I’m a happy camper type”and I tried to tell myself, “Everything is okay.”
I wanted more than mediocre. Deep inside, I knew that I deserved to be happy.

But the question Mom DIDN’T ask, lingered painfully in my mind, “Are you happy?” and maybe you should ask yourself that same question.

Here’s what I found to be most important…If I knew then, what I know now, I could have greatly improved that marriage. I could have made it a happy marriage. Because, that was years ago, and since then, there has been SO much research and discovery about what makes relationships work!

After my divorce, I was a single Mom for 4 years, with three kids at home. Then, I found and married my current husband (that’s the 2 of us in the picture above).

We will celebrate 26 wonderful years next April.
We’ve applied all the NEW relationship tools.
Our marriage is not just good, it’s GREAT! As in juicy great!

I have a wonderful marriage now because I learned new tools. I worked on myself and adopted some practices that helped me evolve to nurture the strong woman inside myself.

Over the years, I’ve spoken to hundreds of good, professional women about their relationships, single, divorced and everything in between.

As a coach, I’ve had the privilege of helping women get clarity.  Together we’ve identified relationships which could improve versus those that were doomed.

Clarity helped these women determine what steps to take next. I’ve helped women make adjustments and transform their relationships, just with some small tweaks in their life.

This is what I do. I live for Relationship Mastery because I believe it’s the foundation for your happiness and growth.

Click here right now to have a Clarity Chat with me. It’s a complimentary time for you to discover what you want to create in your relationship. The possibilities are endless!

BTW, if you’re single and want to find a good partner, with whom to build a GREAT relationship, I’m the one that can help you make it happen.

If I can do it, so can you, with these new tools! Click here right now and choose a convenient time. You deserve to have Relationship Mastery!

~Angeline & Dixon

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