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Praying For Peace

The ex (my kids’ dad) is coming in this weekend to visit with them. He does this very occasionally so it’s a big deal when he blows into town. He told them to clear their schedules because he’s going to … Continue reading

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Door Nailed Shut

I only ever wanted to have closure. I had hoped that when we divorced, we could stay kind, but that was not meant to be. We couldn’t even co-parent. Not to mention, the ex’s narcissistic mother was inserting herself into … Continue reading

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Fighting Thanksgiving

I’m already dreading Thanksgiving.  There, I said it.  I’m not a huge fan of turkey anyway, but now there’s so much wrapped into the holiday that I’m throwing up my hands in surrender.  Here’s the situation…. This year, I have … Continue reading

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Monday Blues

Being a single parent, ex-wife of a narcissist who’s not paying what’s legally owed me and raising two college kids with anxiety on my own is hard.  My story isn’t unusual, but sometimes it feels harder to deal with than … 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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