divorce

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

Christina Heatha year 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...
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 Heplea year 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 Lawsona year 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 Janssena year 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 Hanlana year 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 IIa year 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 Totha year 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 Bossa year 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 Ever2 years 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 Zaidi2 years 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 Amy2 years 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 Aileen2 years 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 ...
She Writes2 years ago
For Better or Worse
I was eighteen, pregnant, and nervous about telling my boyfriend that I was pregnant. I did not understand how having painful sex could result in a baby. But I knew from sex ed that just because the s...
Mandy Ever2 years ago
My Marriage Is Over
Days before Thanksgiving my husband came to me and asked for a divorce. I was in shock, I cried, I begged, I cried some more and I begged some more for him to stay. For us to go to counseling, for us ...
Netta Jamieson2 years ago
Compersion
We were just kids back then. Me at nineteen and he was 20, I was four months pregnant but no one could tell in my tight fitting strapless wedding dress that cost a mere 200 dollars for at a local brid...
Bambi 2 years ago
Museum
The man in the blue shirt gazes at the art through his wire rimmed glasses. His arms behind his back, phone in hands, he moves from picture to picture as if critiquing. He looks at the pictures, but s...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
6 Ways to Find Yourself Again After A Divorce
Marriage has a tendency to change who you are. You learn how to be part of a couple, instead of being an individual. The changes aren’t always bad, but sometimes they are (especially if you’re in the ...