Tag Archives: changes

Be An Observer

If you’re thinking that my advice to be an observer in your life story with the narcissists is hooey, I understand.  It wasn’t until I understood what it meant that I realized what a great tool it is to healing. … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t End Things First

A blogger friend asked me this question today and so here I am writing to you.  Why didn’t I end things first?  I have often asked myself this exact question and my answer has never wobbled. I loved him.  I … Continue reading

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What Time Can Do…

I’ve found that time either softens people or hardens them.  Have you found that too?  When we’ve been dealt hard experiences, I think there’s a choice to be made – let the experiences harden us or find forgiveness and move … Continue reading

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I Found My Authentic Self Again

Recently I took care of myself in a way in which I hadn’t since the separation and subsequent divorce, nor the time that passed after the divorce was official.  It has been a long journey as anyone who has walked … Continue reading

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Rocky Theme Song

Rocky‘s theme song Gonna Fly Now feels right to post today.  It’s a classic that even if you’ve never seen the movie, you know that song, right?  Is there anyone who didn’t recognize it?  I’m putting it below in case … Continue reading

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How Friendships Change After A Breakup

If you’ve been through a break up or divorce, you know that sometimes friendships go away just like the relationship.  I’ve been on both sides of the situation and it’s never easy.  When a couple breaks up, we tend to … Continue reading

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How About Saying Former Spouse?

How do you refer to the spouse you’re divorced from? I was talking with someone new the other day and he told me that he doesn’t use the word ‘ex’ when referring to his ex-wife.  He says, my former wife.  … Continue reading

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It’s A Beautiful Day!

So I woke up this morning with this song in my head.  I love Michael Buble’s voice and I was thinking that it was an inspiring song and so I was smiling to myself.  I decided to play it on … Continue reading

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Divorced With A Spring In My Step

Being divorced gets infinitely better when we feel like we are healing.  There are signs along the way that we are processing the new chapter and accepting what our lives really are right now.  I fought it like a wildcat … Continue reading

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