This will not be your normal break-up…believe me!

When Ellen entered her first therapy session with me, she held a card in her hand that she’d printed out from Without speaking, she handed it to me. It read, “We divorced for religious reasons. My partner thought he was God and I didn’t.” While I smiled at the humor, it gave me a good sense about what she would tell me in her story.

When Mark and Ellen first met, Ellen felt caught up in a whirlwind of excitement. Mark was charming, witty, and seductive.

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