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When The Narcissist Comes Back To Town

it’s been a rough weekend so far.  The ex has come back to town and it’s always messy when he does.  As the ex-wife of a narcissist, I am staying out of the situation, but watching it unravel is exhausting. … Continue reading

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Happy For The Christmas Miracle

It was a rough Christmas here with lots of feelings flying around between the kids and me because of the push/pull from ex’s family about Christmas Day (which is my time with the kids) but they always guilt the kids … Continue reading

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Take The High Road

I always try to take the high road when I can.  It’s innate in me because I want everyone in my life to be happy and I don’t like giving up or being blamed for anything.  It’s an insecurity of … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day To All The Single Moms!

Moms without a partner, whether you’re divorced, separated, widowed or never married, my hat is off to you today!  You deserve a medal of honor for what you’ve accomplished by continuing to strive to be the BEST MOMMY AND MUM … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Divorced Dads Before Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow if you didn’t already know.  Let me remind you that it’s time for you to reach out to your own Moms and to say thank you and perhaps even I love you, if that’s how you … Continue reading

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Stay Out Of Their Relationship

It’s been an interesting week here, but the experience may be helpful to you if you are divorced with kids who see their dad occasionally.  As a divorced parent, I thought that we would co-parent together, but that was not … Continue reading

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What We Learned This Christmas

Thank you all for reading and commenting on yesterday’s post.  It helped me so much to write and to vent in a safe place so that I could process what was going on from all different levels.  In the aftermath … 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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My Heart Is Heavy But Healing

So my kids met the new girlfriend of my ex (their dad) this weekend.  It was hard for me to not tell them that she was coming (I knew from other family members), but as an afterthought, he didn’t tell … Continue reading

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