After being married to a monster for 27 years
and 10 months, I escaped. I had 7 kids and because of Pennsylvania laws could
not take my kids out of the state. I am not sorry I had my children, I love them
dearly. This man abused me in every way, was super controlling.
have an IQ of 162 (tested in school) but no college education, no job training.
I have applied for minimum wage jobs, but no one calls me back. He will not divorce
me. He wants me dead. I am in Arizona, living as far away from him as I can for
safety, with a friend.
of love gifts to support me, I cannot get medical assistance. I have systematic
rheumatoid arthritis, an enlarged heart, thyroid disease, and I am hemorrhaging
with my menstrual cycle that comes every two weeks now.
help is there for a woman in this country? Men still have all the rights and power.
Nothing has changed. At least my five daughters are all fine women, getting an
education, I know they will be fine. I do not see what good the women's movement
has done for women.Fran
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