Author Archives: janieleeds

No Response Is a Response

Here’s another one of those drafts I never published. Maybe it will help you on your journey. No response is a response…and it’s a powerful one. It’s common for the ex to not answer me.  In fact, I rarely communicate … Continue reading

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Is Anxiety From Not Processing Your Feelings?

I am not saying that children nor adults can’t have anxiety to the degree where it’s a disorder because both of mine were diagnosed with it.  Both chose to take medications which they subsequently went off of (with Dr. approval) … Continue reading

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Draft Queen

LA in her post today was talking about how many drafts we have as bloggers. I know I have a lot of drafts in there, but I was surprised that I had almost an equal amount of drafts as I … Continue reading

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A Quiet Saturday Night

Well, it all went pretty well although I did keep myself from asking too much because – why trouble trouble – when if the kids need to talk, I know they will. So I decided to take advantage of my … Continue reading

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One Dinner Down

I kept myself busy last night while the one kid was out with his dad alone and the other at work. I have to admit to you that having nobody in the house for a few hours was delightful! Oh … Continue reading

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Praying For Peace

The ex (my kids’ dad) is coming in this weekend to visit with them. He does this very occasionally so it’s a big deal when he blows into town. He told them to clear their schedules because he’s going to … Continue reading

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Serendipitous

This word popped into my head this morning so I’m just going for it and writing a post. I think it came into my head because of how I’m feeling after reading some of the comments on my blog. I … Continue reading

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The Contract Was Completed

I’ve been getting more spiritual lately and one of the other reasons I’ve found that happens in a divorce situation is this: The contract was completed and it was time to move on. I believe that the people we encounter … Continue reading

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What Happened To You?

I often wonder, “What happened to you?” when I see some people. I want to reach out and hug them, even total strangers. Because when I see a heart hurting, I want them to heal, to smile again and to … Continue reading

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