I was 50; 5 years sober and I looked in the mirror and took stock.
“You’re 5 years sober, got $30 000.00 in the bank and You’re still young enough to have kids.”
I had a plan.
I just didn’t know anyone.
Full disclosure. That was the plan. There wasn’t much time to waste. I met 5 women before I said,
“I want a family. I want children. I don’t want to waste your time or mine if this isn’t what you want. “
She was 39, and sweet and kind and lovely.
That all changed the day our daughter was born.
A week later I asked, “Who are you? And what have you done to the Mother of my daughter?”
She answered, “This is the real me Dennis!!”
And that is when The Trouble Began.