divorce

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

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Erin Misenar7 days ago
Paint Color Can't Erase Me
Dear New Wife, I was shocked when you chose to move into my old home. I realize that you thought you won when I divorced my husband, but I didn't want to be married to someone who cheated on their wif...
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Erin Misenar9 days ago
Left in Sausalito, California
Many years back, I took a trip to San Francisco with my husband. He had a conference in town, so we decided to enjoy a trip. He had told me earlier that he was depressed, so my goal for this trip was ...
Denise Willis23 days ago
When Love Isn't Forever
It was the worst year of my life, other than the year I lost my father. I had acquired a case of trigger thumb in both hands, a condition that causes your thumbs to bend at the joint and they won't un...
Post War Divorce
Something I read the other day made me think about the past and just how screwed up it really was at that particular time in my life. I look back at my previous marriages and cringe at the remembrance...
Alice Norrisa month ago
Divorcing As Friends
Are you considering divorce or breakup, but deeply care about the other person? I have been in two marriages where both parties were going in such different directions that one of us decided that divo...
J.T. Wellington2 months ago
Positive Side of Divorce
Doesn’t it make you smile when you see videos of people who go all out with elaborate marriage proposals? Nice, isn’t it? For about 30 seconds, you think about the day of your wedding and how special ...
Heather Clarke2 months ago
I Walked Out of My Marriage and Into My Own Life
I never pictured myself alone at 29. I had grand visions of the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect everything. No plans for how to get those things, but I had a vision. I knew what I wan...
Emma James2 months ago
An Open Letter to My Ex-Husband
When it comes to relationships, we stay with people for all kinds of reasons. Those with children say “stay together for the kids.” Some people stay together because they believe if they separate or d...
Kelsey Camren2 months ago
Merbabe Makin' Waves
It's about to get real with this first post so I hope you're ready!
Ennairam Reklaw2 months ago
What Am I Thinking?
I can't seem to focus. I am alive, safe, and am successful. I am well loved by many and respected in my social and business circles. I am, by all outward appearances, managing well... but internally, ...
Jessica Boarman2 months ago
Life's a Beach...
I love the beach. There is something so amazingly calm about the feel of the sand between your toes and the sound of the water. Calm isn't something that I have honestly had much of in my life. I keep...
Heather Clarke3 months ago
It's in the Journey, Not the Destination
This is me, on one of the happiest days of my life. Actually, my happiest day in about three years. I was with one of my favorite humans, about an hour north of Steamboat Springs, CO standing on a mou...
Ennairam Reklaw3 months ago
Help! I Married an Abusive Liar!
I met "Simon" through a popular online dating site at a particularly vulnerable time of my life. He was tall, handsome, successful and kind. He was close to my age and we had similar interests. He com...
Yvonne Glasgow3 months ago
I Still Felt Like A Victim Even After I Left My Abusive Husband
In early 2016 I packed up what I could fit in my car and drove off while my husband was at work. Not once have I regretted my decision. It was a decision that came after three and a half years of a te...
Hazel Butterfield3 months ago
Divorce, in All Its Glory
I once read in Amy Poehler's autobiography the following quote:"Divorce is like laying everything you love out on a blanket, tossing it up in the air and not having a clue where everything will land"....
Jessica Boarman3 months ago
Today I Folded the Towels "Wrong"
I've been folding towels one particular way for nearly 20 years. Not today. Today I folded them "wrong." It may seem ridiculous or arbitrary something as insignificant as the "right" way to fold a tow...
Mayapee Chowdhury3 months ago
Divorce Page Turners!
Anthea Turner published a book about surviving divorce and has been under scrutiny because of the interviews on the back of it. Back in 2014 I also published a book titled “The Divorce Toolbox- How to...
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Ginny Berk3 months ago
When Relationships Become Too Complicated
My parents divorced when I was not even old enough for school. My father was very abusive and my mother finally found the way out. When I was a teenager my dad's actions hadn't changed much. One Chris...