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An Amazing Success!

Awhile back, I wrote about Another Hard Part of Divorce and how I was anxious to see my former husband whom I hadn’t seen in a year and his family at a school function for our kids.  I went on … Continue reading

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Drop The Mic

So what’s my plan before the school festivities begin and I have to be in the same place as my former husband and his family for my kid’s celebration?  What was your plan when it happened to you?  I would … Continue reading

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Allowing Kids To Learn The Hard Way

It’s tough out there as we all know.  It’s even harder when we see our kid suffering because we want to make it easier for them.  We’d take the suffering before we’d allow them to experience it.  But that doesn’t … 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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Text Message Received

Yesterday afternoon I received a text and it read: Happy Mother’s Day.  Enjoy your day with the kids. It was from my former husband who has not reached out, nor answered beyond a one word response in months.  I was … Continue reading

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Pacing Myself

Oh my soul love, I want to reach out to you, but lately you aren’t texting.  It’s not that you’re ghosting me after all this time.  We had our time together, reunited after decades and I left as I had … Continue reading

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I Want To Be Greedy

I want to be greedy.  I want it all and yet, I cannot, for I know me, and that is not my way.  While I yearn to leave it all behind and go to him, I stand by my responsibilities … 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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