Ramona Singer lived through every wife’s nightmare when she found out her husband, Mario, cheated on her with another woman.
Now the Real Housewives of New York star is opening up about just how much she struggled following her estranged husband’s affair — revealing she even contemplated suicide at one point.
Ramona and her soon-to-be ex-husband, Mario. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Radar Online exclusively obtained excerpts from her forthcoming memoir, Life on the Ramona Coaster, that detail her emotional distress.
“The stress of everything became unmanageable and it began to wreak havoc on my mind, body and spirit,” the 58-year-old writes.
“There were times when I was so low that I almost felt like throwing myself in front of a subway train.”
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The self-proclaimed “emotionally broken” mother-of-one says she turned to pills, prescribed by a doctor, to cope. It wasn’t until after she fell asleep during a performance of Kinky Boots on Broadway that she had a realization.
“I kept nodding off because I was taking too much anxiety medication,” Ramona writes. “I didn’t realize it at the time, but I was overmedicating myself to combat depression.”
Ramona and her daughter, Avery. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Today, the RHONY star is doing better than ever — and recently told In Touch she’s more than ready to move on with a new (and better!) guy!
“Two years from now, you’re going to see me married,” she gushed to the mag.
“I still believe in love. I was very fortunate. I was married for more than 20 years — most marriages last 10! I’m on a new journey now and I have no doubt I’ll find someone who will be a better fit for me today.”