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Something’s Gotta Give

I relaxed and watched one of my favorite movies last night – Something’s Gotta Give.  Have you ever seen it?  It’s a good one for the divorced over 50 crowd.  Oh my gosh, I giggled and smiled while I enjoyed … Continue reading

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First Divorced Christmas

I awoke at 5am this morning because I couldn’t sleep.  I put the gifts under the tree, watered it and turned on the Christmas lights as I sat in the dark.  There aren’t a lot of presents under the tree, … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Healing Time After Divorce

If you have experienced a divorce, you know that it hurts.  Whether you’re the leaver or the one left, it’s hard.  Frankly, I think it’s harder to be the one left in any relationship, but the leaver has difficulty too.  … Continue reading

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No More Taunting Memories

I’ll be honest, there’s a downside to decorating for Christmas.  It’s separating your present from your past.  Even though there’s a freedom in decorating my way, I found a few little treasures that I’d forgotten that I had packed away … Continue reading

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No More Clutching, I Let Go

I clutch the phone tightly in my hand as the anger flows and then ebbs.  What I want to write in response to the text would not put me on Santa’s good list, at all.  In fact, coal would probably … Continue reading

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Our Nest

Our nest is small, but loving.  We fit perfectly in it.  Three of us are now the family unit.  I am the matriarch of the family and there’s no patriarch here.  Sure, the kids have a dad who I want … Continue reading

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A Quiet Saturday

Kids were supposed to be with the Ex this weekend, but instead they’re with me.  It’s fine as I didn’t have plans anyway, but still.  It would be nice to be on a schedule that I can count on.  But … Continue reading

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