Category Archives: divorce

Ex-Mother-In-Law Troubles – Can You Help Me Please?

I was married for over two decades into a family that was much like the one depicted on Everybody Loves Raymond with a mother-in-law who was actually WORSE than Marie Barone,  Can you imagine?  When that TV show aired, it … Continue reading

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There’s No Prize For Being The Biggest Giver

I used to think that being the biggest giver was who I wanted to be.  Unselfishly, I gave more than my share in everything and in every relationship I had.  I gave until it hurt – because it hurt when … Continue reading

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Text Message Received

Yesterday afternoon I received a text and it read: Happy Mother’s Day.  Enjoy your day with the kids. It was from my former husband who has not reached out, nor answered beyond a one word response in months.  I was … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day To All The Single Moms!

Moms without a partner, whether you’re divorced, separated, widowed or never married, my hat is off to you today!  You deserve a medal of honor for what you’ve accomplished by continuing to strive to be the BEST MOMMY AND MUM … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Divorced Dads Before Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow if you didn’t already know.  Let me remind you that it’s time for you to reach out to your own Moms and to say thank you and perhaps even I love you, if that’s how you … Continue reading

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Back To Myself

Friends have been telling me lately that it’s good to see me back to myself.  It’s strange honestly because I don’t think I’ve changed.  Ok, well, maybe I’m a little more outgoing than I was before when I holed up … Continue reading

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I Want To Be Greedy

I want to be greedy.  I want it all and yet, I cannot, for I know me, and that is not my way.  While I yearn to leave it all behind and go to him, I stand by my responsibilities … Continue reading

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