“Honestly, it was the worst moment: when I arrived at the gendarmerie, with my business bag and my two crying children, and I had to insist that we take a handrail. I almost went home. »
Sometimes short of breath, often with tears in her eyes, Mathilde* recounts, in two hours, ten years of living together under the influence of her husband. A daily life made up of insults, death threats, belittlement, humiliation and terrible anger at the slightest pretext.
“I avoided saying or doing certain things for fear that he would get angry”
Their story begins with love at first sight, during a vacation in Tunisia where Mr. lived. “ I had just separated. I was in depression. I needed to be loved. He made me believe that our love was exceptional. Extraordinary “, she recalls. Between two…