female empowerment

‘I married a wealthy man at the age of 19. He was already divorced and 15 years older. I ran away and broke all ties with my parents. I was vulnerable.’

“I remember someone from another relationship telling me, ‘You should be happy, at least I am taking off one major thing in your to-do list by marrying you!’ I made the decision that my son and I will never meet him again. People often remind me I am a single mother. I tell them, ‘I was a single mother even when I was married.’”

‘It was the night of our 8-year wedding anniversary. As I pulled up, I see him standing outside holding a red Solo cup. He came with a cocktail. I thought to myself, ‘Interesting.’: Woman recalls harrowing divorce

“I emailed our money manager. ‘Can you send me all withdrawals from our savings account from the last 18 months?’ One hour later, I saw the purchase from Tiffany’s. I emailed my husband. ‘Any idea what this charge is?’ Radio silence. Hours later, ‘We can discuss it when I get home.'”

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