Divorce

It Is Finished

April 19th. I've been dreading this one for a while. Today would have been my fifth wedding anniversary. And honestly I thought deleting the 57 memories and photos on my Facebook account would be the worst part of my day. But then, a heating and cooling company restored hot water to the house after a… Continue reading It Is Finished

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Divorce

To the New Woman in My Daughter’s Life

I can't even begin to imagine what you must think of me, the stories and lies you've been told, the spin placed on events over the last six years, the way they color the interactions we have.  Every time I see you, I chose to start over, I chose to not form opinions of you… Continue reading To the New Woman in My Daughter’s Life

Divorce

Finding the things to be thankful for

As we approach Thanksgiving, I've been trying to name the feeling that I keep grappling with.  It's not sadness, it's not hopeful, it's not dread.  But I know, as I walk into my family's dinner gathering tomorrow, there will be people who hug me and think I need the extra support, people who feel bad… Continue reading Finding the things to be thankful for

Divorce

Celebrate Good Times, come on!

I celebrate everything, the dogs birthday, every first, seriously,any reason for a party or a selfie. Divorce isn’t something typically celebrated and I didn’t understand why you’d want to until I got divorced. While were still not 100% officially divorced, it feels like we’re on the other side of the drama (usually) and starting a… Continue reading Celebrate Good Times, come on!