Since I made the choice to leave Gerard for another man, I was confronted by people who made judgments about who I was.
I was judged from all angles. I knew it was easy to form an opinion of someone without knowing all the facts, but all this criticism had weighed heavily on me. It hurt to be seen as someone without a soul. I was definitely feeling the consequences of my actions. I was trying to rebuild my life, but I couldn’t run from what had happened, or deny what I had done. Even though I didn’t feel remorseful for leaving Gerard, I did have to live with my choices.