I am wondering if there are others whom have made the same mistake I did. I left my abuser, then 2 years later got into a new relationship that lasted for 6 years. At first things were so sweet and he swore he would help me to get over my past. He was an alcoholic and that lead to the whole abuse cycle again. I now live with my youngest daughter, whom is 16, and myself. I love not having anyone telling me what to do or getting drunk using me as a punching bag. Have any of you done this or know someone that has??