Surviving Marriage

I Left My Husband So I Could Sleep

I Hadn’t Slept In Over a Year

Claire Franky
5 min readAug 7, 2023


Every night was restless. Photo by Craventure Media on Unsplash

It started off with small things.

I’d wake up in the morning to find a tub of ice cream melted on the couch.

My husband would nonchalantly tell me he ate some ice cream in the night and forgot to put it back in the freezer.