She found few resources for the pain, fear, and confusion she was experiencing.
About four months after she left her husband, when she was 34, she met the woman who would become her long-term partner.
Fleisher explained that they would have difficulty finding women currently married to men who would be willing to appear on TV if they're in the middle of figuring out their sexuality.
But she did agree to post the query on her website's message board and offered to send them a copy of her book.
The only time I brought it up was when I said to Stedman, ‘What would have happened if we had actually gotten married?