As a first-time parent, I was just trying to do everything right. Keeping my child fed, cleaned, and loved were top of mind 24/7. My marriage was not. When my husband of 14 years asked for a divorce a year into parenthood, I was taken by surprise.
We were never pegged as the couple who would part ways. We had always braved storms with grace.
But parenthood is a beast unlike another. It’s demanding, it’s relentless, it’s unforgiving. I had to make a choice.
Read more about my journey from being a mom to becoming a wife again at The Good Men Project’s feature How To Let Your Husband Be A Father.