Deciding to Leave or Staying for the Children

Fxck Fear

13-10-2022 • 30 mins

This first episode of the new Fuck Fear season four explores fears one experiences before making the final decision to petition for divorce and explores the difficulty and fear if children are involved.

Host Catenya McHenry speaks from deeply personal experience as she reveals why fear kept her in the relationship longer.

Reading excerpts from her book, Married to a Narcissist, she reveals, "I stayed five years too long thinking I would be the one responsible for dismantling the family unit, and I was afraid that would be too much guilt to live with."

Vulnerability envelopes this episode as she talks about her fears, trepidations and anxiety during the decision-making process. Catenya shares how fear also propelled her to move forward with filing even though she was afraid of hurting her children.

"I was afraid that I might die an early death from crushing stress, and emotional turmoil and I realized there was no way I could continue to live that way. The divorce was my personal rescue mission."

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