Abuse comes in many shades and colours not always recognized by the victim. This is the story of one woman's struggle to realize the nature of abuse in her marriage, and learn to escape, despite the monumental consequences. With one daughter, and being the sole income earner in her family, it illustrates the nature of abusive relationships, and the advantage that was taken of her. It also investigates how children in divorce can be used as "weapons" in divorce situations, the trials of attempting to break the cycle of abuse, and the journey that it took her to overcome that struggle. A realististic look into the eyes of abuse by a survivor, seasoned with moments of tears and laughter, it is a 'must read' for all who are trying out a new relationship, and those that question the santity of their own relationships. "The Divorce" investigates the nature of an abusive relationship, and includes Deluth wheels and questionaires so that one can judge the health of the relationships that they are already in, investigate how to leave an abusive relationship, and establish healthy boundaries for the ones they may want to enter into.