black couple fighting*It’s like it was yesterday: that deep down ache that’s somehow empty and full of emotion at the same time; the checkout girl staring strangely because I’ve started to tear up while buying printer ink; the unbearably lonely, harsh time of 3 a.m. when the universe decides I should be awake.

Divorce is excruciating, made even more so when we don’t heed the advice of others. Sometimes people don’t know what’s good for them. Like it or not, you need to hear these things when your marriage is breaking.

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