He left me shattered and mentally scarred. Our divorce should have healed those emotional wounds. It didn’t.
Nine months have passed, and I am still trying to piece together my life that was torn to shreds. I am a shell of the person I once was.
Shrouds me in a cloak of darkness, isolates me from family and friends, and barely leaves me treading water. The only thing keeping me afloat is my rambunctious three-year old son, River.
Brings Liam Bowers into my life. He offers me everything my ex did not – love, adoration, romance and peace.
Slithers it’s way back into my life, threatening to kidnap the only glimpse of happiness I have found.
My past and future are colliding, and I am afraid the only fatality will be…me.
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. The five stages of grief we feel right along with Riley.
I absolutely loved this story. My heart broke for Riley and for River until Liam came along. Liam is perfection and he was there when Riley needed him the most. He’s the reason she made this through the things she went through almost unscathed. And she went through a lot. I wanted to hold her myself because my heart was breaking right along with hers. She pulled through though. She came out stronger and happier when she got through The 5 Stages of Riley Winters.