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My Melancholy

I’m depressed. At least I think I’m depressed. I’ve spent my whole life convincing myself that I wasn’t depressed, so it’s hard for me to recognize it now. Typically I run away when I start feeling trapped. And that’s what … Continue reading

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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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Last Day On Earth

“You told me you would never leave me.” She said quietly But he did. She reminded him of the commitment he’d made to her. Not just on their wedding day; one he repeated many times over the following years. He … Continue reading

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Oops I Did It Again…

  Oops, I did it Again… Yup, I did it again. I went out with someone I met on Match.com but this time it was a real date. And by real date I mean dinner and movie. I don’t 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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