I took a deep breath, walked over and said ‘hello’. Perhaps a more secure girl would have walked away from this hot and cold tap right there and then.
So you change your behaviour to avoid upsetting your partner. But the thought of ending it and never seeing your partner again terrifies you even more than how they are treating you. How long I was unconscious for I don’t know, but I came to as he was dragging my body across the floor. In a hoarse voice I told them: ‘My husband tried to kill me.’They took my statement and then me to hospital.A new survey has shown that women are now initiating 69 per cent of divorces – and they’re increasingly doing it because they claim their husbands don’t pull their weight with housework and childcare.For the American-based How Couples Meet and Stay Together study, researchers followed 2,262 heterosexual adults aged between 19-64 over the course of six years, from 2009 to now.To be honest, I knew my ex was probably damaged within weeks of meeting him. It’s taken me decades to understand why I didn’t split up with him at this point. But I was already too hooked on a drug that felt as powerful as any opiate.