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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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Advice Requested Please

Dear Divorced Parents, Advice needed.  Help wanted in co-parenting please. I’m trying to be all zen about the divorced co-parenting situation with my Ex.  But honestly, I have to say that it’s surreal to me that there’s been no response … Continue reading

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Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

I was inspired by Momentum of Jo’s  post on depression to share as well.  We all have choices in life.  We all share some burdens, some of us have more than others.  I know that myself.  Sometimes those burdens and grief … Continue reading

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Own Your Story

Owning your story is the bravest thing you’ll ever do.  ~ Brené Brown Yesterday’s post talked about your story and the way you tell it.  I think it’s interesting to note how we tell our stories, what we include, what … Continue reading

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How Does A Marriage Fall Apart? Miscommunication

A marriage falls apart when communication gets garbled and partners don’t talk it out.  For example, one partner says something, but what the spouse hears is something completely different than what’s intended – that’s garbled.  Because of our childhood backgrounds … Continue reading

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Behind A Woman’s Eyes

Behind every woman’s eyes are her history, her struggles, her weaknesses and her strengths.  Behind her eyes are her hopes, her dreams and her illusions.  Behind her eyes, you can glimpse her soul, perfect, whole and complete, just like your … Continue reading

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Do the What If’s Torture You Too?

What If’s are one of the cruelest parts of divorce, heck, maybe just one of the cruelest parts of living in general.  I say this because I have spent many months paging through the What If’s in my memory bank … Continue reading

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