Tag Archives: ex-husband

Disentangling Myself From The Story

I hung onto the story (which was true) in my head that stated:  he left me.  In all honesty, looking back, I can see how I clung tightly to the victim-hood status of being the one left.  I spent enormous … Continue reading

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Make Sure You Google Him

Let me tell you a funny story.  A friend gave this guy my number as a referral for work.  I’ll call him Steve (even though that’s not his name).  We played phone tag for a few days, but finally talked … Continue reading

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Do You Feel That Heaviness In The Air?

It’s rainy out today.  My house is a mess.  I have loads of laundry to do.  Why can’t these kids do their own laundry or at least not wait until Sunday to hand me a two ton pile of dirty … Continue reading

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Another Hard Part Of Divorce

A good friend of mine and I were talking today about how I have anxiety over seeing my former husband and his family soon at one of the kid’s end of the school year functions.  I haven’t seen him in … Continue reading

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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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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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