I found this quote and photo as well and thought that if it helped me a bit, maybe it would help someone else in this position. For me, every time I find myself standing up a bit or taking a few extra moments for myself, I virtually pat myself on the back. So I’m patting… Read More Do Something
How Do You Dismantle A Life Together? I’m starting the divorce process, interviewing lawyers to find the one that best suits me and my situation. It’s not easy to know what to ask, what to reveal nor what I want. Part of me wants an aggressive lawyer who will fight my battles and part of… Read More How Do You Dismantle A Life Together?
It began subtly, the parties that I was not invited to after we separated. I guess it became easier over time for his family to close ranks for him. It shows who they are to me, quite clearly. Especially when his mother can feel like it’s ok to call me to regale me with how… Read More Thanksgiving Regrets Only
It’s been a few months since my un-anniversary occurred. In fact, it’s now been over a year since he told me he didn’t want to be married anymore and over a year now since he left the house. I asked him to leave. I couldn’t stand being in the same house with him anymore, looking… Read More Happy Un-Anniversary To Me
You never know how long your words will stay in someone’s mind even long after you’ve forgotten you spoke them. ~ Unknown I try hard to remain silent because his parting words have burned a hole in my heart, in my mind and in my soul. Sometimes when I see him, I see the words… Read More Watch What You Say
Awhile back, Jack and I had a talk about dating. Specifically the kid has asked if Jack is dating because he doesn’t seem him very often and a few times Jack hasn’t been able to take him when he was supposed to according to our routine (because we have no official custody agreement). I told… Read More Getting On The Same Page
*Disclaimer: There’s no judgment here from me. Just noticing a few things and looking for your views. ♥ I’ve seen a lot of people on Facebook and snapchat post selfies, you know those ME photos in various poses, places and with all different emotional faces. I notice it more with women especially those whom I… Read More Selfies ~ Friend or Foe?
Divorce, separation and breaking up are all like riding a ferris wheel of epic proportions like the one pictured above. Personally, I’m afraid of heights so much that I have trouble standing on a ladder. But, in order to keep myself from staying stagnant, I try to live out of my comfort zone when I… Read More Divorce Is Like Riding a Ferris Wheel
Have you ever thought about the perks of being separated or divorced? I know we can all name a thousand reasons why being in this position is hard. But have you ever tried to think of the perks of the situation? Have you ever written down what you don’t need to do as a spouse… Read More The Perks of Being Separated
When he’s just a placard, not a person…My husband As you may know, I’m separated for a year, but not divorced. To my knowledge, neither of us have filed the necessary papers so we continue to live in the limbo of legally being betrothed, but in reality, living separate lives. To be honest, it’s not… Read More My Husband…