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Mother’s Day

I hope you all had a lovely Mother’s Day…I hope you were celebrated by your family! For those of us whose moms are no longer living, count me in with that hug of a united friendship. There’s a strange feeling … Continue reading

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Narcissists, Butt Dialers and Manipulations, Oh My!

That’s a mouthful of a title, isn’t it? Would you like to guess to whom I’m referring? Yup, you guessed it. The ex-MIL. The one I used to refer to as Marie Barone (from Everybody Loves Raymond). The ex’s mother. … Continue reading

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Starting Over

I’ve started over many times. Heck everyday is a new start, isn’t it? So what’s different about how I’m feeling today? Well, I’m decluttering the house. There’s nobody home so it’s just me and I’m on my own schedule. Eating … Continue reading

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All Alone

I was sipping my coffee when I decided to open the computer and saw the date. It’s my wedding unanniversary. I’ll admit I was dumbstruck for a moment. Because today felt different. I am at peace. I think that’s the … Continue reading

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A Restful Sunday

Well, I spent yesterday taking down Christmas. It’s the first year that I didn’t wait until January 6th to do it, but I felt quite done with it all. Now that it’s cleaned up, I feel a bit more back … Continue reading

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I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues

I had a blue Christmas. I hope yours was better. I understand that kids have a tough time navigating holidays with divorced parents. What amazes me is that their narcissist father still pulls the strings even though they resent him … Continue reading

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‘Twas A Long Weekend Indeed

Ok, so my last post about the cranky kid and detoxifying the kids after spending many hours with their dad and his family evolved into a bunch of different conversations with each of the kids over the past few days. … Continue reading

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Struggles After The Holidays

I’ve talked about how I used to have to deprogram my kids after they spent extensive time with their dad and their dad’s family. It would take a few days to detoxify them and stand up to the one who … Continue reading

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White Possum Dream

I awoke this morning and remembered my dream. It doesn’t happen often to me, but when it does, I immediately search for the meaning when it’s significant. And boy, was it significant this morning! I was dreaming that I was … Continue reading

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