The Violation of Nicola – Part 8 A Wife’s Journey Nicola did everything she could to make her trip to Head Office efficient and effective.  Her colleague Shona made sure she was in meetings

The Violation of Nicola - Part 8 A Wife’s Journey Nicola did everything she could to make her trip to Head Office efficient and effective.  Her colleague Shona made sure she was in meetings The Violation of Nicola – Part 8 A Wife’s Journey Nicola did everything she could to make her trip to Head Office efficient and effective.  Her colleague Shona made sure she was in meetings with senior executives and was invited to dinner parties and cocktail events so she could network with the men who could advance her career.  Getting time with the boss was more difficult, he was hard to get an appointment with and no one was sure when he would fly in from Mexico.   At home Nicola filled the refrigerator full of meals for her son and husband while she was away.  She worried her boy would miss her and promised him they’d all go away on family vacation soon and she could tell he was excited.  But she was disappointed by her husband’s reaction.  He was bad tempered about her going away for so long and leaving him to look after the kid.  Nicola tried to ignore this, she knew he was still bitter that his business had failed and was struggling to come to terms with the fact that she was now the breadwinner in the house, that the whole dynamic of their relationship was changing.  Nicola was also struggling with that problem.  She was an old fashioned Mid-West girl and had always deferred to her husband and seen him as the head of the household.  But now at the age of 34, with bills starting to pile up, Nicola left the house and headed to the airport, leaving her young son and her husband at home.  The conservative young wife knew she had to grow and change, learn new skills, come out of her shell and show the men she’d never met before what she was capable of.  Her journey had begun

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