Why This Isn’t My 40th Anniversary

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I miss this girl. Forty years ago she was happy and excited to be married in a couple of days. Optimistic, everything she had ever wanted seemingly falling into place.

Never particularly materialistic, not a seeker of fame or fortune, just an ordinary life. But that was not to be. What seemed to be virtually perfect slowly became not so. It’s insidious you see, the way love and happiness are slowly…

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Mandy McElroy

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.