Abuse hurts, no matter the type or source. It damages the soul of the individual and leaves one feeling vulnerable, worthless, and hopeless. Mental health treatment is advised for anyone left in the wake of serious abuse. An understanding of the abuse cycle and its affects is necessary to break out of its chains.
He absolutely failed! His wife and kids will never trust him or depend on him or his word ever again. His new wife is oblivious and naive to think he honors his word. We are proof to that. You had a family. You chose poorly.