NANCM has given me a place to turn for much needed emotional support. It has created a sisterhood between wonderful women and provides an environment of understanding and encouragement. This allows the challenges and obstacles we all endure on a daily basis to make us stronger instead of break us down. I am eternally grateful to Beverly for her continued effort and success of making this site available.
I can not express my feelings of gratitude I called out for help last night I was really feeling in a horrible place and you all were there in the chat room when I asked for the help and you picked me up. I just have to say how much I love ya'll for that!
Finding this website was the best thing that has happened to me in a long time, I cannot express how happy I am that I am finally not alone in this situation anymore. Thank you all of you for just being there!!!!!!!!! HOORAY HOORAY HOORAY
"Hi Beverly ~ It was great to talk to you today...AND I forgot to say THANK-YOU!!!! for developing your web site for people like me. When no one else was there ~ when no one "understood" how I felt ~ you and all of those wonderful non-custodial moms WERE THERE. That is priceless. You have a very special place in my heart and many other hearts for your hard work and compassion..”
NANCM has been my lifeline since I stumbled upon the website 4 months ago. The support, understanding and information has proved invaluable to me as I struggle with my NCM status.
" I found this website tonight. What a wonderful way to look for advice, support and a sounding board. For sooo long I felt as though I was alone. There is no way that anyone can understand the pain we feel unless they have experienced it themselves."
Welcome! This is the best place to be if you want to surround yourself with people that understand! I thought I was alone until I stumbled on this site in the middle of the night. I have made many friends, and had a lot of positive feedback from everyone. Just hang in there, and post often. This site has changed my life!
"I am so grateful to all you Moms out there for expressing so eloquently your feelings. My prayers are with each and every one of you! Even though my children are now adults in their twenties, I unfortunately find myself still grieving for the lost time that I did not have with them while they were growing up."
Beverly , I wanted to tell you how much I appreciated your e-mail the other day. I had been having a terrible day emotionally (without my kids)...... but (because of your e-mail) I was finally able to get myself back together enough to stop crying."
"Thank you all for sharing your thoughts, experiences, etc. Just knowing one is not alone is a great benefit. These online sites are the only place in society where a Non Custodial mom can go and feel comfortable. Society is not ready to admit that the majority of women who are not with their children on a daily basis are victims of abusive, manipulative actions; NOT the offending party. It is exciting to find a group that appears so willing to share and truly support one another. Thanks, Beverly, for the meeting room!
Many of us would not have the strength and courage to keep fighting and staying strong if it had not been for you not giving up and creating us a safe haven to gather together in. You will forever hold a special place in my heart. So I officially now title you "Aunty BEV" for my children, because it is only because of what you have done, that I have had the strength to carry on, because you created a family for me and hundreds of other NCP's (not just NCM's) to come and share our sorrows, our grief, our joy, our sadness, our victories. It is because of you, and what you created here, that my ex and I can now come together to do what is right for our children. IT is because you stood firm and brought so many awesome people together who give of themselves even when they are emotionally drained, that I get to have my happy ending. It is because of what you have done, that I will now continue on and do what I need to do in school to get my degrees, so that what needs to be changed in the government and court systems to improve the lives of all here and many future NCP's. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. BEV, from the bottom of my heart..........I love you!!!!