Category Archives: divorce

Holding Out For A Hero

Do you remember that song by Bonnie Tyler? I remember hearing it in Footloose the movie with Kevin Bacon back in the 80’s and I also remembered hearing it in one of the Shrek movies too. Do you recognize it? … Continue reading

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Untamed

A friend suggested I read this book called Untamed by Glennon Doyle and what an incredible eye-opener it’s been! While I haven’t finished the book yet, I wanted to ask if any of you have read it??? Because it’s got … Continue reading

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Helping A Friend Through The Aftermath Of Divorce

I spent all day yesterday with a friend who’s divorced. Although our kids were in school together, we weren’t friends. We met after the ex left me via mutual friends. Subsequently her marriage imploded and so we bonded. She’s doing … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! I hope you have a lovely day with your family and bond with your kids! Make this day one where your kids know how much you care and allow them to … Continue reading

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Going To The Chapel

My neighbors are getting married today. It will be the first wedding I’ve attended in years, let alone as a divorced woman. Interestingly, it will be his 3rd and her 2nd (or maybe her 3rd as well – I’m not … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want Him Anymore But

The ex showed up this week with a new girlfriend. Took him days to make a plan with the kids, but he wanted them to meet her, so they finally met last night. Luckily, the kids said she was way … Continue reading

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New Moon New Rules

Did you know that there’s a new moon? Yes, Wednesday the new moon in Taurus arrived. It’s a mindful moon, one where we can manifest our desires and get clear on our intentions. You know I’ve been struggling with the … Continue reading

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My Gen X Truths Have Crumbled

I’m in my 50’s (hence the blog name) and I’m a part of Gen X. Are you? Today I want to chat about how what I was taught that was important seems to have gone by the wayside and how … Continue reading

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Fear

Last night the fear had me in its talons. Locked in a cage, cemented by the endless horrific lists of ‘what if’s’ that stealthily swirled in my brain. So much uncertainty lately with outside forces that make life harder than … Continue reading

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