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I Can’t Sleep Because Holidays Are Coming

I can’t seem to sleep lately and when I do, I’m bombarded by crazy dreams.  I guess it’s the upcoming family filled holidays that are thwarting any possibility of peace.  Maybe it’s because I feel sad and alone.  Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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When You Let Out That Kernel Of Truth – Kids And Divorce

My homesick college kid woke me this morning just before 6am.  The phone rang and all I heard was crying on the other end with the words, “Mom, it’s me.”  I sat up in bed, not fully awake, but aware … Continue reading

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It’s Not Our Anniversary Anymore

The other day I realized it would have been our wedding anniversary.  Well, I guess I should call it my unniversary since I am divorced over a year now.  I wonder if my former husband even realized the date.  I … Continue reading

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Single Parenting College Bound Kids

We’re coming down to the last few days before the kids go to college.  I have been decidedly absent from nagging.  I have written a list of what needs to be packed.  I have gently reminded them of last minute … Continue reading

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Where Do I Go From Here With The Narcissist?

Once you’ve identified the narcissist in your life, almost all that you thought you knew and would have bet your life on knowing for sure goes out the window.  And if that’s not enough of a bitter pill to swallow, … 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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