Something happened last night that I need to share. I need to share because one of the ways I feel better is to write, and quite frankly I need to feel better. I have an upcoming trip to the Philippines and I’m looking into buying a new camera to take a long. For the past … More When A Blast From The Past Feels Like a Punch In The Gut
Woulda, coulda, shoulda, isn’t that how the saying goes? If I knew then what I know now would I have married the man I did knowing how badly it ended? As women, many of us envision married life as having the white picket fence, 2.5 kids, Prince charming by your side, and living the American … More 5 Divorced Women Share What They Wish They Had Known Before Marrying
Today I made the difficult but right decision to let my therapist know that I would not be coming back after today. The last 6 months with her have been so helpful and empowering. She gave me tools that I will use forever to succeed in my journey of healing and self-discovery. This decision also … More What Being In Therapy Has Taught Me About Life
“Everything happens for a reason.” “When Life serves you lemons, make lemonade.” “The glass is always half full.” These fluffy, positive life sentiments are my life mottos. Or perhaps I should say was my life mottos. I’m getting a little jaded as I get older. Life just sucks sometimes and life can be really unfair. … More When Can I Have That Breakdown I So Desperately Deserve?
I went there today with my ex-husband. And when I say there I mean that ugly place where I say or in this case text something where instead I should have just taken a deep breath and moved on with my day. I have been doing good for a long time staying silent when I … More How To Tame The Beast When It Wants To Run Wild
Before going through my divorce, I knew one absolute truth and that was we will all die. There’s no way to escape that. Everything else was really a big crap shoot. As I approach my official one year anniversary of my divorce and my year of soul searching I have come to realize a few … More Since Getting a Divorce This Is What I Know For Sure
I’ve come to a realization that I am a rarity within my female gender. I don’t feel like I need a relationship, a man, a warm body to “complete” me or to make me feel happier about myself. Lately I have come across a multitude of women who choose to either stay in very dysfunctional relationships or … More Is Single Life Really The New Boogy Man?
When I was in Jr. High many years ago, my friend and I made up a little acronym- G.A.S. and it stood for “Guys are Shit” and our slogan was “They all let you down sometime.” We even had a man haters “club.” I was proudly the president of said club and my friend was … More Do they all really let us down sometimes?
You know that saying “You take 2 steps forward and 1 step back?” Well, that saying is a perfect analogy to describe how the divorce grieving process has been for me. It’s been one full year since my ex and I separated, and 9 months since we were officially divorced. The first 6 months were … More You Take Two Steps Forward And One Step Back
Oh December, why do you hate me so much? Thirty years ago you decided that December 20th would be a great day for my 39 year old mother to die, leaving a 12 year old pre-pubescent seventh grader with buck teeth and a mullet left to figure out life on her own. Fast forward 29 … More December, why oh why do you hate me so much?