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AIBU to want to share with you that I am proud of myself??

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BusyHomemaker Wed 20-Mar-13 21:30:39

I recently left my abusive husband. I have been constantly questioning myself... have I done the right thing? Am I at fault? Is his behaviour really just down to depression? Will he change?

I don't possess a vacuum cleaner or a washing machine and I sleep on a borrowed inflatable mattress. My daughter has been peacefully sleeping in her cot since 7:30pm, my dog is snoozing on the (donated) sofa and it has just dawned on me that I am sat here, doing what I want to do, listening to a radio station that I have chosen (as I no longer possess CDs or itunes)! Nobody has switched it off and turned on the TV or played their guitar or both at the same time!!!! I honestly can't remember the last time I have selected my own music in the evening!

Just wanted to share! I think we're going to be OK smile

OkayHazel Thu 21-Mar-13 02:21:52

Congratulations OP! Here's to a happy rest of your life!

ekidna Thu 21-Mar-13 02:44:58


Ladyhawke127 Thu 21-Mar-13 08:37:50

Well done, love! You are amazing, and exceptionally brave! Onwards and upwards!

Ladyhawke127 Thu 21-Mar-13 08:41:08

I have a tv you can have if you like? It is not brilliant, and it is an older type flat screen, but you would be welcome to it. I am in west Lothian. I havnt anything useful, unfortunately.

Limelight Thu 21-Mar-13 08:47:10

OP You're amazing! And everyone here is gobsmackingly proud of you.

Clearly we all want to give you stuff too! If you're in South East London or need anything postable - just shout! x

livinginwonderland Thu 21-Mar-13 08:51:15

yay! this thread makes me happy, well done OP! smile

Sarahplane Thu 21-Mar-13 09:06:37

you should be proud of yourself. well done you.

alcazar Thu 21-Mar-13 09:12:06

You are amazing. I am crying blush. You will be ok and happier and your daughter will thank you for it when she is older. The best thing my mum ever did was leave my dad. You are free now smile.

bedmonster Thu 21-Mar-13 09:54:40

Wooooooo!!!! Go Busy!! You are inspiring smile

SassySask Thu 21-Mar-13 10:49:39

What a lovely thread to read on a morning smile

melrose Thu 21-Mar-13 10:55:44

Well done darling, you have every right to feel proud and have made me cry into my cup of tea!

ohmentalnessisme Thu 21-Mar-13 10:58:28

Yanbu, it sounds like you have a lot to be proud of and a bright future to look forward to smile

Tolly81 Thu 21-Mar-13 11:07:58

Good on you OP! Well done smile

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