Category Archives: divorce

Harsh truths, part 2 of 2

A continuation of this post, responding to an article my mom printed out for me several years ago. 5. Getting your way is usually not as important as finding a way to work together. Reading this truth, I keep thinking … Continue reading

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Harsh truths, part 1 of 2

I’ve had this article hanging out in my piles of papers for months now – maybe even longer, according to the date my mom printed it for me: 11/19/2008.  It’s a Redbook article that was featured on WebMD: “8 Things … Continue reading

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Something a little more comfortable

This afternoon, after the zoo, after lunch, after my therapy appointment, Doug and I picked up his sisters from school and went to his mom’s house for dinner.  Not wanting to sit around on Doug’s mom’s couch after I’d just spent an … Continue reading

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About face

I first met my esthetician/friend Tara when I was a few months shy of getting married, and she was working out of a pretty little spa room in my gym.  As a bride, at the time I thought it was … Continue reading

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Damn the plan

On the local news yesterday morning, in the midst of all the buzz about the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament, the anchor mentioned a study that had found that people who don’t bet on the tournament report higher levels of … Continue reading

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Cleaning out my closet #1

I walked down to the Target center to run a few errands this morning – had to buy padded envelopes and overpriced chocolate bars, thought I might try sitting in a coffee shop and writing poetry like I used to … Continue reading

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Mrs. Lee

In late 2006, just a few weeks before my ex and I were to get married in the eyes of the state (the church wedding would come later), I went up to Los Angeles to spend a weekend with my … Continue reading

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