But she did. As most of us do, despite our best intentions. This time it was a swaggering guy from the Bronx. She was completely captivated by him, mostly because it was the best sex she had ever had. There is nothing like the sex haze to blind you to faults in your partner, and she could barely see through this blissful mist. She uprooted her allotment of children and moved them to a Maritime fishing village, where they immediately felt out of place and isolated from everything and everyone they’d ever known. And then there was the violence.