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Submitted by Shömi (United States), Jul 9, 2019 at 19:56

Hi Robin,

I hear you. Sorry if I came across a little too persistent. I have a dual citizenship and two complicated international divorces behind me. They say that if you're not careful, you can learn a lesson every day. Oh, I certainly learned more about courts than I'd ever wish for.

On the positive note I've also learned that all these hiccups are only temporary. Robin, give it some time, but you'll be fine. You're back to square one it seems, but you can start over. Your ability to love another person, yourself, as well as your ability to make a living, didn't go anywhere. I promise.

These days, when I look back at my moroccan fairytale, I no longer have regrets or any sense of loss. I'm only grateful that I was smart and strong enough to move on. I remember the "happy times" with once was, but will also not forget the accompanying notion of disappointment I so desperately tried to ignore or excuse.

When he called to express sympathy on the day my father passed, in the next sentence he asked for a Christmas gift (lol!?!?!). When he found a nice deal on a home in Morocco, it came up to 800 Dh/every 3 days, which in no way divides by 3. 3+1 perhaps? Late from work every day. Forgot my birthday. Asked me to "untag" him in FB pictures. Two of his cousins suddenly died in the midst of my visit. The funeral took 3 days. Had a hard time keeping my face straight on this one. Rightfully so, since I later came in contact with a beautiful, young Italian who "also attended the funeral", hahaha! The best one was when I jokingly called him "Einstein". He turned around asking "Who???" Come on!

If the definition of trust is a fulfilled hope, once was certainly had the exact opposite to offer. He fulfilled a picture of a worst nightmare, and I hear it got worse from there. Trust me ladies, in few years you'll be the beautiful recovered selves, while they become old, toothless, hunchback clowns, tirelessly hollering "hello Italia" on the same stoops we found them on... I know I said there were plenty of ways they could get lucky, but very unlikely without OUR help.

Much love,
Shömi

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