04 May '12, 11pm

Menopause is a Wake-Up Call | Care2 Healthy Living

I have to say that starting to put the focus back on YOU is a great beginning....during the 13 mostly horrible years I spent with my 2nd husband, I was coping during the first 6 with his active alcoholism....I joined AlAnon, and realised quickly, thanks to things that others shared, that the world DIDN'T have to revolve round him and his self-obsession....although once he was sober, he was a 'dry drunk', whose behaviour was exactly the same, but sans alcohol. I had learned that by ceasing to jump in order to please him, I had ALL THAT EXTRA TIME FOR ME!! Oh, bliss.....I learned the coping skills I needed, AND also learned that loving liddle ol' me was not a sin, but essential.....I had time at last to cook and eat when I wanted to, rather than waiting for Milord to deign to pick at his food when at last he decided to....if I wanted to go to a cinema or theatre, I just WENT...

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