Defending Divorce

"Forgotten is forgiven." F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Forgotten is forgiven.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Stop LOOKING at me!”

They were all staring.

Expectantly.

Every. Last. One of them.

My heart was pounding and trying to escape through my head and the only thing I could hear was a high pitched frequency. My dad had his hand on my elbow, encouraging me to take another step. I was moving in slow motion and simultaneously spinning. My mouth was dry and I couldn’t see.

“Take a breath, idiot! It’s just another performance. It’s just another performance. It’s just another performance.”

But it wasn’t. I was twenty years old and it was my wedding day. Continue reading