A decade ago I was forced into the hell of a child custody battle. I had done nothing wrong, but my boys decided they wanted to live with their dad in another state. That started a vicious legal battle and stripped me of every bit of savings I had.
It has taken me a long time to see any good coming from that time of darkness but as I mature, I have become less jaded. I have even learned some lessons from this.
THE CHILD CUSTODY BATTLE WAS WHY I BLOGGED.
This horrific battle was the reason I started blogging. My first blog can be found by clicking on the following link.https://singleparentssurvivalguide.com/ I blogged a bit about the child custody issue, then blossomed into other areas: single parent dating, single parenting and some spirituality.
I had a small investment portfolio before the custody battle started. I had sacrificed and struggled for twenty years to get this money set aside. I intended for it to be used in retirement. The Attorney General of Texas took every bit of that to pay child support. They completely wiped me out.
I LEARNED NOT TO TRUST IN MONEY
Before this event I had felt pretty secure in my finances. After t