Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A Change In My Nest, Part II

I've received a lot (read: a ton!) of questions from friends and family as to why, how, etc. did the divorce happen.  The truth is, and as I've said from the beginning, is that I honestly don't know.  It was not of my volition and the only answer I ever received was "You're my best friend but I want a change."

So what do you do with that?  The answer is let it go.  I'll never know any more than that.  I know it frustrates everyone when that is the only answer I give but it's the only answer I have.

So why?  I don't know.  But does it even matter at this point?  No.  What's done is done.  I've let it go.  Don't get me wrong, I'm no superwoman.  Sometimes it still hits me like a Mac truck.  Feeling not good enough is a painful thing.  I'm only human and I feel that pain.  I'm too old to live in it and let my remaining life pass by.

So now you know as much as I do about the why.  To those who are still frustrated and whose curiosity still isn't satisfied?  Sorry...nothing more I can do for you.  For those looking for something juicy to gossip about or use to attack...Sorry, nothing I can do for you, either!  It is what it is.

Onward I go.  This is definitely a journey and I choose to view it as an adventure.  I've heard all my life that everything is a matter of perspective.  I stand here as living proof.

Love,
Jerri
 

4 comments:

  1. Couldn't say it better myself, but the questions will keep coming until you run out of people who know.

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  2. Sigh... I'm hoping this will be enough!!

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  3. So sorry to hear about the divorce, but you're absolutely right to think of it as an adventure! Changes, whether welcomed or not, are always a chance for adventure if we're willing to look at it like that. So you're right for seeing it that way. And I'm a firm believer that everything happens for a reason, the big and the small, so this change in your life is a journey you're meant to take - so why not try and make some fun of it!

    And for those who will still pester you with questions, I say just give them a ridiculous answer that will leave them speechless. "He fell in love with the idea of becoming a monkey herder in Ireland, and I'm afraid of flying."

    Best of luck on this journey, make the most of the new path laid before you!

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    1. OMG, Darian!!! You absolutely rock!!!!!! I love that!

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