Monthly Archives: November 2018

Kids Of Divorce and The Narcissist Family

My college kids are having a tough time navigating their relationship with their dad who is mostly absent.  It doesn’t help that his mommy has stuck her narcissistic snout into their relationship often and as her son’s biggest fan, feels … Continue reading

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Take The High Road

I always try to take the high road when I can.  It’s innate in me because I want everyone in my life to be happy and I don’t like giving up or being blamed for anything.  It’s an insecurity of … Continue reading

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Grateful For Thanksgiving

So dear friends, I changed my tune and went to my brother’s house.  After my kids left for their dad’s house reluctantly, I relaxed for a bit and watched Gone With The Wind.  It’s one of my favorite movies of … Continue reading

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I Can’t Sleep Because Holidays Are Coming

I can’t seem to sleep lately and when I do, I’m bombarded by crazy dreams.  I guess it’s the upcoming family filled holidays that are thwarting any possibility of peace.  Maybe it’s because I feel sad and alone.  Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Tech Trouble – Advice Please?

Hi Everyone!  My iPhone 6 has been acting up lately.  Overheating, dropping calls, not receiving voicemails, blanking the screen to make a call so that I have to resort to asking Siri to call someone, etc.  I took it to … Continue reading

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Stop Being Strong

You have a choice to stop being strong when it’s not helping you.  I watched my kid be strong through the divorce and turn off his feelings.  He bottled up all the emotion, the pain, the disappointment and armored himself … Continue reading

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When You Let Out That Kernel Of Truth – Kids And Divorce

My homesick college kid woke me this morning just before 6am.  The phone rang and all I heard was crying on the other end with the words, “Mom, it’s me.”  I sat up in bed, not fully awake, but aware … Continue reading

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