The first year of my recovery did not see many changes in our relationship as I suspect he did not think the changes in me would stick but the last year had been good, and I believed we had a good shot of making a happy life together.
And then he did two things that sent red flags up for me.
Two of the boat's crew drowned, another two are missing - but Butterfield, Connellan and a third man, Jose Vizueth, clung desperately to trees for 18 hours before they were finally rescued Tuesday - 18 hours later, Lucky to be alive!
Senior reporter Alan Butterfield (right) and photojournalist Ruaridh Connellan were reunited in a Houston hospital on Thursday where they are recovering from their burns and other injuries Connellan's miraculous survival owes much to his steely determination to see his family again - and to the dogged persistence of Butterfield who coaxed and cajoled his young friend through the night to keep him from submitting to Hurricane Harvey.
There was no way that stinky, dirty bayou was going to be my grave.'The pair hadn't seen each other since they were whisked to safety two days earlier on a Texas Department of Public Safety rescue boat and taken to separate ends of the hospital's ER department.'I know it sounds cheesy but I had that Gloria Gaynor song 'I will Survive' playing constantly in my head because Alan kept promising me we would survive,' Connellan added.'And here we are.
Against all the odds - we are alive.'The two journalists were in Houston covering Hurricane Harvey for Daily but could have had no idea they were about to make the headlines themselves.
To say I was a good wife prior to my sobriety would be a lie, I was not in so many ways.
I’d rather he be addicted to anything other than sex, I think I could get past anything else.
Anyway, any insight, opinions or direction you could give would be very much appreciated!
He swears he has not slept with anyone else, but who looks up craigslist ads without acting on them.
As far as I can tell craigslist is not a chat site, it is for random and anonymous hook ups.