Another day. Another fight. Why, why, why, can’t I just let go? I do not want to bear the burden of being the one. I do not want to utter those words again. I’ve carried that burden before, being the one to have to tell another person that it’s over. It rips your heart out … More Being the One
It has been over six years since my first divorce. Only now am I able to revisit it. From the beginning, I knew I would one day want to help others through the process; however, for a few years, I didn’t want to think about it. I was tired of living, breathing divorce. It was … More Time to Reflect
DP Challenge – Time for Poetry This Is Only A Test You have placed upon me the burden of guilt. Like the mind of a child, you are unable to understand. Sitting in your pew, beaten up in the name of God the ordained old man regurgitating to his church how to think, what to … More This Is Only A Test – A Sestina (Time for Poetry Challenge)
My parents, who are in their 60’s, are recently separated and beginning the process of divorce. Imagining your children’s grandparents divorcing is so odd and very difficult for me to wrap my head around at times. How often does that happen? Call me crazy, but I have to imagine that most people would think that … More Grow old along with me?
Married. Divorced. Re-married. Divorced? Is that the next chapter in my life? The new check-box that will define me on a personal history form? Really? I call BS! This is not what I had planned. This was supposed to be the LAST time. Ya know….like grow old together and walk off into the sunset. I … More Married. Divorced. Re-married. Divorced?
As I was driving my teenage sons and a friend to a concert, they were telling one another about how they needed to get some great pics to Snapchat, post on Facebook, etc. I realized that their perspective was coming completely from what they could show their friends and what their friends were going to … More Whose perspective are you living from?