Category Archives: 50 years old

Dropping The Weight

I saw a friend who I haven’t seen in 3 years.  When we last saw each other, my marriage was beginning to unravel.  Since she was divorced, it was easy to talk with her and to hear advice from someone … Continue reading

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Baby, Hold My Hand

I was talking with a friend this morning and I said to her, I just really want someone to hold my hand and say, Baby, I got this for a little while.  Maybe even let me curl up in his … Continue reading

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Telling The Unpopular Truth

I found myself in a sticky situation for which I decided to take control of recently.  I’m tired of being the one holding the unpopular truth and being stifled by people who wear blinders in order to continue to believe … Continue reading

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Leaf Me Alone

Leaf Me Alone Let me go on my way not looking back in sadness but standing on my own feet now and looking out towards the future. Design my own life one without the past one separate from the us … Continue reading

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Do I Ask To Treat Him To Coffee?

I had an interesting conversation with someone the other day on the phone.  It was a friend of a friend who, because of his career, was able to answer some pertinent questions for me. We only talked for about an … Continue reading

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Lies Are Sticky

I think some of us have EX’s who believe their own lies.  How do you handle it when the kids come home with Daddy said blah blah blah and you know damn well that none of it is true?  Or … Continue reading

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Life Can Change In A Moment

I remember 9/11/01.  Do you?  I remember watching as it unfolded on live TV with tears in my eyes, unbelieving the tragedy that we witnessed.  I remember hearing the stories afterward of lives lost and of heroes who helped and … Continue reading

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