Originally Posted by Janie
It's the last part of your post that caught my attention. Thanks for the kind words, but I'm wondering about the pride in who I've become?
A 3-time-loser according to my dad?
A toxic cesspool human wasteland according to stbx?
Not ever good enough according to my mom?
Not a good mother according to my ex?
I called the above BULLS*IT!!!!
Sure you made a dumb choice in having an affair with your stbxh while you were married to your 2nd husband and then marrying stxbh. The better choice would have been to divorce your 2nd husband and then give yourself some time to emotionally heal before getting into another committed relationship. But as they say hindsight is 20/20 and besides, what human being hasn't made his/her fair share of mistakes?
The real testament of who you are as a person is your relationship with your children. I beg to differ with you that you are lucky to have the relationship that you have with your children. Luck had nothing to do with it, it was your love and caring for your children that made your relationship with them what it is today. It also helped to shaped them into the people they are today.
For someone who had a tragic upbringing like you had, you are a person to be admired and most importantly, respected.