Aug 9, 2011 4:47 am
After fifteen years of what I thought was a loving marriage, it all went down the proverbial tubes. I was now part of the marriage statistic, a divorcee. As if going through a divorce wasn't bad enough, the marriage ended horribly. I never thought my life would be like a bad romantic comedy where the husband leaves his wife for the young, beautiful blonde. How extremely predictable, and painful!
But even after the possessions were divided and the papers signed, the healing was a slow process. I was also left with a diamond ring as a reminder of the marriage that didn't work. In order to aide the healing, I thought it would be best to sell the ring. Selling diamond jewelry was the best decision I ever made. It was a symbol of my first step forward, to leave my old life behind and start again. I felt empowered! I did keep some of the jewelry he gave me, because diamonds are a girl's best friend after all.
Some friends worried I would regret the decision, but I needed to move on. I was never ever going to wear that ring again, so why not make some cash for it? Selling diamonds for cash paid for my cruise and maybe I'll meet Mr. Right on board!