Category Archives: Life After Divorce

Two years later…

Two years ago feels like yesterday. That is how clearly I remember Mother’s Day of 2012. I had only been out of the hospital for a few days and didn’t know where were my life was headed. I full on … Continue reading

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Diamonds are Forever

  I’ve never cared much about jewelry. So, when we exchanged simple gold bands on that lovely summer day in 1995 I was happy. Those circles of gold represented the promises we made to each other that day. And that … Continue reading

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Where the Hell are my Rose colored glasses?

I quit my job. It’s a pattern of mine. There’s no denying it. Every two years or so I quit my job for one reason or another. It wasn’t a big deal in the past as I was married to … Continue reading

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The One Year Anniversary of my Alive Day

It’s not quite 4am and I am awake. I tried to go back to sleep and then remembered what today is. I am not sure what the day is going to bring in terms of emotion but I do know … Continue reading

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Cruel Intentions

I was standing in the living room. I was feeling good, hopeful. There was something in the air that I couldn’t quite put my finger on but it felt pleasant. I turned around and saw him standing in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Yet another thing I never thought would happen to me

God I feel so stupid. Such a rookie mistake. Isn’t 50 too old to be making rookie mistakes? I cannot believe I fell into this, this… trap. What trap is that you ask? Newly divorced woman, still picking up the … Continue reading

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