Meridith’s father died of alcoholism when she was just 21 years old. It was at this point that she met her future husband. They quickly got married, and the marriage turned out to be her worst investment ever.
Meridith stayed tied to her husband through countless brushes with death, arrests, and bankruptcies until he died when he was 41 and she was 38.
Meridith wasted some of the good and best years of her life trying to save someone that had zero desire to be saved.