Love hard even though it might break your heart. I was left shaking and sobbing on the bathroom floor. I bared every dirty detail from my marriage and he held me while I cried. Looking for a serious relationship? In January, almost five years after my divorce, I met Peter: I had faced my monster and I came away scarred but ultimately triumphant. Email Address Sign up Error message.
I am asking you not to make choices based mostly on fear — to make the hard choice when you know it's the right one.
But, in truth, I wanted a real relationship. That means letting yourself experience every iota of the joys and the heartbreaks. I felt like I was shattered and had to hold my physical person together. Life is meant to be lived to the fullest. After that pain — the pain I suffered when I was finally forced to acknowledge that my husband's drinking problem was not going to change and that our marriage was over — I couldn't fathom the notion of getting my heart broken like that again.