• My Sons Lost Their Dad To Alcoholism, And This Is Our Story

    3 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    It has been three weeks since my three boys started 2nd grade and kindergarten.
    Eight weeks since my boys' dad died from alcoholism.
    Ten weeks since he showed up drunk to a family event for Father's Day and ended up in the ICU.
    Fifteen weeks since he started drinking again.
    Sixteen weeks since he left rehab for the third time.
    Forty weeks since I filed for divorce.
    Have you ever had a range of emotions be so strong and so confusing that it completely engulfs your existence? What is it about an emotion that it can be so crushing you feel like 100 elephants stampeding on your chest?
    At just...
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