He Didn’t Cheat

Audrey Zetta
2 min readJan 4, 2024

My husband was confused as to why I left him

Photo by Chris on Unsplash (2X4s were kept next to our fireplace as a threat)

It was October, and I was standing alone in a room with my abuser- hopefully my soon-to-be ex-husband.

I was terrified.

I can’t imagine why the court system put us in a room alone while the attorneys talked to the judge. I can’t understand why I was required to fly from California to the Midwest for a 15-minute hearing, although I neither…

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Audrey Zetta

Feminist, dirty liberal, thoughtful absurdist. I store miracles in words.