Separation Series (3)

My next step was figuring out what action to take. This collage represented the two paths I saw available to me. Leading up to the fork is Pain and Anger. I sit between the two choices, head in my hands heavy with the decision I needed to make. To the left is the unknown: Loving and Risk, ending in a sunrise filled with Happiness. To the right is the path of security: Family and Safe, ending in a cloudy dark woods of Sadness. I put family on this side, because that is what I felt I would lose if I separated. I would no longer be a family. I was right. All my in-laws turned their backs on me. I remember asking Jordan which path he would take and he said the safe path. As I write this, I tear up. It was not an easy choice to make.

~ Kaja Montgomery
August 4, 2015