At age 50, Maria Leonard Olsen drank her way out of her
25-year marriage. She had, against advice, put all her eggs in the
motherhood basket, willfully derailing her successful law career.
As teenagers, her precious children did not need her in the
hands-on way they previously had. Her husband and she had grown
apart because, among other things, they failed to nurture that
important relationship. She was depressed and stuck.
When she turned 50, she had... more...