Mary Threlfo yes, exactly! It’s like he pushed so far until he pushed over the edge, then would back paddle because who would take care of “all the things” for him and make it look like he had this amazing picture-perfect family?

Threatening divorce is just another control tactic to keep us in line. He uses whatever he can to keep us down. I write to let women know they do not need to stay subservient to their abuser.

I hope you are out of that relationship and living a beautiful life.

Written by

Advocate for Women / Editor of The Virago

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store