About Me

Cedar Creek, Queensland, Australia
At the age of 40, I thought I was the luckiest man in England. I had been married to my childhood sweetheart for 15 years with 4 wonderful children that I doted on. I was self employed, making good money and living in a beautiful 500 year old farmhouse. We had great friends, great holidays then BOOM. My life imploded. My wife had an affair. A bitter divorce ensued. I was forced out of my home and out of my business. My Ex hired aggressive lawyers who cleaned me out financially. All in the space of a year. I was then offered a job on the other side of the world in Brisbane, Australia. Since then, I have started to rebuild my life and am happier than ever. I have remarried, discovered a wonderful country that I am proud to call home and am continuing to learn and become a better person. My new life has come at a price but I do not regret what I have done. I have always been a caring, loving Dad who is now alienated from my four teenage children because I did not behave as my ex-wife wanted me to behave. This blog describes reflections on life then, now and into the future. My blogs may be random but I hope they are not dull. Life isn't. It is what you make it.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Blog on the train

Today's Parental Alienation lowlight occured a few minutes ago. I
overheard a lady on her phone talking to her teenage son. Just normal
things like what do you fancy for tea, how was your day, are you going
out with your mates tonight?
How I long for conversations like that. I haven't spoken to my
children in nearly 2 years. Everyones normality reinforces the
abnormality of my situation. Being alienated hurts everyday in
different ways.

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