The stress of work and raising twins became overwhelming to Herman and April and their relationship suffered. After their marriage ended in divorce, it was then they began to fall in love again.
There was a lot of infidelity and secrets, and lies going on. It seemed like it was lies layered upon lies. I became what I thought to be a really good dentist with a really good practice.
"I actually told him that. “I’m not in love with you anymore."
Carrie prostituted herself for drugs. As a registered nurse, educated and articulate, she never expected to go so low.
"I was the girl on top of the bar with money being put on me, not remembering any of it the next morning."
“My whole entire life I was looking for someone to teach me how to be a man."
That night I was gang raped by five men. I was so ashamed and so embarrassed. I felt like it was my fault. I blamed myself and I didn’t want to tell anyone.
I was so hungry for affirmation as a woman that there was a lot of short term relationships.
I thought, “She’s always going to be there. She wouldn’t go. Why? We’re Christians. We have Jesus as the center of our life. Why would she leave me? She’d never leave me. We’ve got a big house. We’ve got the farm, the eight a...
She said, “You can’t speak about Jesus at the funeral.” “I said, “Mom, it's not your place to tell me that. This is dad's funeral. I was asked by my brothers. You divorced him. You don't have this right.