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Navigate Healing Through A Breakup

I think after we’ve gone through a break up, we sometimes find ourselves in victim mode and feeling sad for ourselves being in our predicament.  We mourn the loss of love and what he/she meant to us.  We mourn the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Is A Big Reminder

We have these big holidays as reminders because it seems in our busy lives we forget the simplest gestures.  Behold!  Valentine’s Day…a grand reminder to reach out and say I love you and to show our appreciation for our partners … Continue reading

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Authentic Dating Profiles?

Well LA, since you mentioned me, here I am! Dating profiles online can be a huge giggle sometimes, but also very off-putting when what you’ve read on the site and who arrives at the site where you’re meeting for the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Beat Ourselves Up As Single Parents?

A sweet friend’s comment on yesterday’s blog sparked this post (thanks Elaine).  Is it just me or do all of us struggle with parenting?  I think it’s universal, but also I think that when the kids are having difficulties (bullying, … Continue reading

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What’s In A Lie?

A lie is a lie. A white lie is a lie. A half truth is a lie. A hidden truth is a lie. A lie by omission is a lie. Intended deception is a lie. A false impression is a … 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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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 Are Scared To Speak Up

After more than two decades of marriage, it became easier to allow my former husband’s happiness to matter more than my own.  It was an unhealthy pattern.  And I blame myself for allowing it. I didn’t speak up because I … Continue reading

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This Is What I Tell My Kids

And that’s how we roll here! How about you? ♥  

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