The Gift Inside the Wound

A

Divorce Memoir

Chapter One

Do Not Walk Outside This Area

What you are about to read is my life’s greatest wound.

 

The Sunday after Christmas 2012, my husband asked for a divorce so he could live the life of a celibate monk. Looking back, the scene seems like a contradiction—my scholarly, yogic-scripture-quoting, and meditation-driven husband pushed me over a dining room chair while screaming down at me in rage, shattering every emotional bone of my being.

 

And so, I fell into the abysmal space of the unknown. 

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The Wound

Homeless and heartbroken after her husband violently leaves her to become a celibate monk, TeriLeigh embarks on an unplanned six-month road trip. Welcomed into  guest bedrooms and to dining tables across the country, TeriLeigh stitches her broken heart with the nurturing wisdom of a breast cancer survivor, a Vietnam veteran, a therapy dog, a transgender man, a dominatrix, and more.

Divorce Mentoring

Divorce is particularly cruel because we feel our own pain and the pain of our separated partner.

 

TL has "been-there-done-that" and can help you get through the muck, find the gifts in your wounds,
and remind you to stay true to yourself.

 

I offer you a hand to hold from the initial "do I stay or do I go" to the final signing and beyond.