Surviving Divorce: Part Four

At some point during this long process, you will start to scroll down the list of contacts in your phone, wondering which one of those names would be okay with being an ear for your tears.  You will scroll through the list at least five times before you give up and cry harder, believing that […]

Surviving Divorce: Part Three

For me, one of the hardest things about losing my marriage, was the loss of my safety net.  It was as though divorce simultaneously pushed me off the tightrope and pulled free the net below me, leaving me in a free fall from which there was no escape.  I kept thinking someone would swoop in […]

Surviving Divorce: Part Two

There will be days, there are days, when the rush of emotion is absent.  There are or will be days when you feel absolutely nothing, you feel totally numb to the world around you.  There are days when you will climb out of bed but won’t feel your feet against the floor because you, quite […]

Surviving Divorce: Part One

Don’t let the title mislead you… there is no set of rules that is going to get you through what you’re facing.  There is no expert, no secret, no magic pill you can take that will make you wake up tomorrow morning and feel like you can breathe in air again without wanting to die. […]

The Shiver of Winter

I don’t miss my ex-husband. I want to say that first, least anyone think that this post means anything other than what it says.  I do not miss the person of him in the slightest. But lately I have begun to miss being married. I have friends who are single again who have sworn off […]


I remember loving Halloween when I was a child, but until yesterday, I had not seen any of that same love in my child.  Sure, he let me put on his costume and parade him around the house, or school, or maybe even to one or two houses where he felt comfortable, but he’d never […]

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