The Long Con

One of the aspects that had been the most difficult for me to deal with is the realization that I was fooled by my husband. Conned. I felt (and still feel) like a fool. In my latest for Huffington Post, I describe some of the lengths my ex went to as he crafted and covered his other life.

If my husband had been Pinocchio, his nose would have been a giant redwood. While we were married, I thought he was a real boy. Once he disappeared, I learned otherwise. Read more here.

Screenshot of Pinocchio from the trailer for t...


12 thoughts on “The Long Con

  1. You are correct. Two of the biggest hurts for me have been firstly that i have felt conned, fooled. The second that he was not the person I thought he was. I wonder sometimes how long those two things existed.

    1. It is so hard to discover that your reality wasn’t real. I think the best thing we can do is remember the good parts about the past and not worry about their veracity. That will only drive us crazy!

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