divorce

Divorce isn't an end; it's a different beginning.

Sowing the Seeds of Self Love
Hating my husband has turned out to be the best thing to happen to me. No, I’m not sadistic (much). Hating him has forced me to seek out my own happiness and to pursue a different mindset. Hating him ...
A.R. Marquez2 months ago
Dead Letter Room Parable
I've always thought I was invincible. I've always claimed to myself that if there was a predetermined center of the universe, then it would be centered around me because I was the only one that matter...
J.T. Raptor3 months ago
It’s Not Me, It’s You
I don’t know you. I’m not sure that I ever did. I know a fictional character you made up for me, but he’s gone now, the memories I have of him tarnished by the person you really are. In these moments ...
Faith Heple4 months ago
My Worst Valentine's Day Ever
Valentine's Day is a day most people find the most difficult. But I find it is the day to be the most beautiful, full of love and hope. It's a day celebrating love in all stages! Whether you have a Va...
Angel Eyes4 months ago
3 Nitty-Gritties of Living Through Divorce
Hi friends! If you are like me, you either went through a divorce or are going through a divorce... In a nutshell, I was married to a United States Marine; I lived that military wife life, and althoug...
Christina Heath4 months ago
Breaking Free
I'm no virgin, been around the block at least once. I'm not really ashamed of my sexual past, but over the space of 18 years I've learned what I want and what I was looking for. I'm 34 and have been m...
Jennifer Proudfoot4 months ago
Relationship Advice From My Uber Driver
I know this is going to come as a shock to many of you, but dating as a millennial is next to impossible. “There’s plenty of fish in the sea,” they say. Except what “they” don’t know is that the sea i...
Faith Heple4 months ago
Marriage Advice from a Divorced Woman
When I got married a year and six months ago, I never thought I would get divorced. When I said "I do" the words "I don't" never crossed my mind. In my personal situation, it was unexpected when the t...
Tim Lawson4 months ago
The Turmoil of Non-Closure
Recently I went through a divorce which was neither civil nor outright terrible. Over the past two and a half years I went from making the hardest choice I can remember ever making to taking one step ...
Tera Janssen5 months ago
Just the Beginning
I met my ex husband in October 2008. If I knew then what I know now, I would have turned and walked away from him and never looked back. Unfortunately there is no way to predict the future or how peop...
Rachelle Hanlan5 months ago
Divorcing a Narcissist
It was really really dark, those last months. I didn’t know how to make it to tomorrow. I found a safe haven. I left. Except I didn’t realize that I had an even longer battle in front of me. Think of ...
Tim Ellerbe II5 months ago
Through Fire
I'm beginning to think I am unlucky in love. Allow me to tell you why. I married at a young age... Well young to me. At the age of 21, while working at a coffee shop, I encountered two aged women who ...
Catherine Toth5 months ago
Divorce Is Horrible. But You Will Survive
When I met my husband I was so overcome with love. I was 20 years old. I thought I knew EVERYTHING. I thought I had life figured out. Man was I wrong! My husband swept me off my feet. He was kind, cha...
Simone Boss5 months ago
Heart Breaking June
6/21/16 A man can either make you feel on top of the world, like you are floating on cloud 9, or like you can't do anything that's worthy of their love. So low to the ground that even the car you're d...
Mandy Ever6 months ago
Why Do Men Keep Giving Me Dogs?
This isn't my first rodeo, and by rodeo I mean divorce. I wish I could say I was like my Grandparents and I was still married to the same man, but we just got divorced and took breaks when we were pis...
Batool Zaidi6 months ago
Spill My Words
It’s 12:29 am, and I’m sitting in the office of this house I live in. This isn’t me writing to anyone, but I want to say a couple things that have been on my mind. This is directed towards one person,...
Adrienne Amy6 months ago
Divorced by 21, How My Biggest Mistake Was the Best Thing for Me
The title for this piece isn’t click bait. As dramatic as it may sound, it is also the truth. It’s my truth and my story to share with those who are intrigued. Though this piece is my story, it is onl...
Courtney Aileen6 months ago
Why I Stayed, and Why I Walked Away
Just inches of your face, the stubble on your cheek in the driver's side mirror of a car I didn't recognize. That was all it took for me to know it was you. At one point in my life, my eyes might had ...