Married to Unhappiness

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
The story of a woman trapped in a violent, abusive relationship, told in first person. Will there be a light at the end of the tunnel? If so can she take it? Will she ever be free?

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Married to Unhappiness

Submitted: April 06, 2013

The story of a woman trapped in a violent, abusive relationship, told in first person. Will there be a light at the end of the tunnel? If so can she take it? Will she ever be free? Read Chapter

How We Met.

Submitted: April 06, 2013

  How We Met.   It was a sunday morning, warm for a change, when I first laid eyes on Stuart. I was out for my morn... Read Chapter

Meet the Parents.

Submitted: April 08, 2013

  Meet The Parents.   For six months after our initial meeting, Stu made a habit of running into me on my Sunday ru... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 09, 2013

  Proposal   I woke up on my birthday wondering why my alarm wasn't screaming at me yet. Then I remembered I had th... Read Chapter

The Wedding

Submitted: April 12, 2013

  The Wedding.   I woke up on Christmas eve, full of anticipation. While half the world was running around, taking ... Read Chapter

Stuarts Job

Submitted: April 15, 2013

  Stuart's Job.   Stuart didn't just work in construction, as he had hinted originally. He was the manager of the b... Read Chapter

The Accident

Submitted: April 17, 2013

  The Accident.   I arrived at the hospital, panicked and afraid of what I would find. Rushing into the reception a... Read Chapter

Everything Changes

Submitted: April 23, 2013

  Everything Changes.   It was two days after the accident when Stu finally woke up. I hadn't left his side the ent... Read Chapter

My New Life

Submitted: April 29, 2013

  My New Life   A year after his accident, Stu and I were back in the hospital. The difference was it was me being ... Read Chapter

The Computer

Submitted: May 04, 2013

  The Computer   A few years passed without much change. I never did go back to work, instead 'choosing' to stay at... Read Chapter

The Chat Room

Submitted: May 13, 2013

  The Chat Room.   For three months, I used the computer as little as possible. I ordered my weekly food supplies o... Read Chapter

The Other Man

Submitted: May 21, 2013

  The Other Man.   After a few months of frequenting that chat room, I became well known to the other daily visitor... Read Chapter


Submitted: June 02, 2013

  Escape   After what seemed like an eternity, the week we had planned my escape arrived. We had chosen Wednesday a... Read Chapter

Free at Last.

Submitted: June 11, 2013

   We drove in the rented car in silence. I was peering behind us the whole way; as if I thought Stuart would be following ... Read Chapter

My Second Life

Submitted: June 16, 2013

  My Second Life.   A long year after I left my private hell, Tyler had been beside me throughout my recovery. We h... Read Chapter

Round and Round and Round Again.

Submitted: June 24, 2013

  Round and Round and Round Again.   'Hello Penny. Can I come in?' Stuart leaned on the door frame, grinning. '... Read Chapter

Explain Myself

Submitted: July 10, 2013

Explain Myself.   'Tyler!' I gasped, looking from one man I loved to the other. 'I wasn't expecting you home for a while.' H... Read Chapter

Piecing Things Together

Submitted: July 15, 2013

Piecing Things Together.   I woke up in a hospital bed. I had almost forgotten about the hard, uncomfortable beds and lack o... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 03, 2013

Visitors.   The next time I found myself drifting out of the vast darkness that was sleep, I fought it. I didn't want to wak... Read Chapter

The End

Submitted: December 02, 2013

The End   For the longest time – what seemed an eternity – I fell deeper and deeper into the black. I was aware of an in... Read Chapter