But I Was Doing Better

The complacency of grief and the sucker punches it delivers

I was… doing better I mean. So much so, that I was quite content to allow myself to believe I had succeeded in numbing myself to the pain my daughter and her husband inflicted on me.

The pain of a phone call from the demented son-in-law intent on retribution. He told me he had been working towards this for eight years. Why, eight years…



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Mandy McElroy

I left an almost 40 year unhappy marriage. One daughter cut me out of her life, and that of her children due to my actions. I write about that hurt and more.