‘Real Housewife’ star Vicki Gunvalson reveals abusive marriage pastJanuary 2nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 2 (ANI): “Real Housewives of Orange County” star Vicki Gunvalson has revealed details of her abusive marriage.
The 47-year-old, who has been filming for five seasons for the popular reality TV show, made the revelations while promoting her new book “More Than a Housewife.”
“I was married nine years and I always thought marriage was until death do you part. When I went and saw a biblical counselor, he asked me about my relationship,” Fox News quoted her as telling Tarts.
“He believed marriage was okay to get out of if you had the three A’s, which were abuse, addiction and adultery. I had all three,” she added.
Gunvalson continued: “It gave in my mind a green light to say okay, I’ve got the validation that I’m doing the right thing. I can’t fix his alcoholism and I can’t fix his addiction. I can’t fix his abusive nature and his screaming and his lies. I can’t fix the fact that he is a cheater, so once I realized it wasn’t me, it really gave me the initiative to go out and make a better life for myself, for my children.
“My parents were married forever and I didn’t believe in divorce. [But] I was scared - I was 29 years old and uneducated.” (ANI)
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