I don’t even recall what started our last argument. I do recall that it quickly progressed to my husband packing his bags. Which, by the way, still sit in the corner of the bedroom where they were tossed in exasperation. They are still there because he is too lazy to put them away, not because he … More Please refer to the “Divorce Plan”
I am what I like to call an AOL casualty. Back in 1997, I was introduced to AOL and its dangerously addictive Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms. This new and exciting phenomenon was like a drug put in front of our faces. I partook of it like so many others. There were no warning labels, … More My decent…
As I begin my reflection on my first divorce, my first thoughts go to my childhood. This is what created my personality to some extent, right? How I learned to see myself and life determined how I came to everything. I can get very metaphysical here, such as, I chose my next life to be … More In the beginning…
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
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 contemplate the thought of another divorce (sadly, I do say that with a tinge of embarrassment, like I am somehow a bad person…but that’s another post), I worry about how my husband will treat me and my children if we are no longer together. I worry because my first husband (my decision to … More Pet Peeve – Divorced parents who can’t get along!