Tag Archive | love

No Words

Rather than publish my regular divorce post today I am only going to send my deepest sympathies and prayers to those in Las Vegas.  As a one time resident for many years I still have many friends that live there.  The first thing I did this morning was check in with everyone to make sure they […]

Men Need Chocolate Too

As women, girlfriends, wives, mothers, I think we love our independence and being able to say “I can take care of myself – I’ve got this” and really mean it.  But deep down we also really like being taken care of too.  We want to know that someone has our back, if we need the […]

These Words Will Ruin Your Marriage


Happy New Year -10 Reasons To Be Happy Your Divorced In the New Year

Almost exactly four years ago I split with my ex.  It was New Years Day when I asked him to leave.  I was scared to death.  I did not plan it, I was not waiting for the holidays to be over, I wasn’t thinking “out with the old…”, something happened that day, actually a few […]

Who Are We to Judge?

I have been following the news about the Kim Davis the clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples.  I watched her preach the bible to a couple whose only wish was to be able show their love and commitment to one another by getting married.  They were given the right by […]

Damned if You Do Damned if you Don’t

Lately it seem like I have been in the mode of “what can go wrong will go wrong”.  I have been having car trouble, i have a tree in my front yard getting ready to fall on my house any day now and my microwave just died.  My kids have been back in school for […]

Happy Father’s Day

Today I went to the grocery store with my daughter and was surprised to see just how many men were at the store, I’m not sure but it appeared there were almost more men than women.  I thought it odd being that it was Father’s Day and that so many men were actually grocery shopping […]


What do you say to someone dealing with a difficult spouse?  What do you say to someone dealing with difficult children? What do you say to someone going through a divorce or who has recently been divorced? Unless you have actually been in their shoes it is difficult to come up with the right words […]

What’s In A Name?

When preparing my Decree of Dissolution I was filling in all of the blanks, names, kids, dates, etc.  When I came to the line that said “The Petitioner requests a name change to ____, I wasn’t sure what to do.  I have been Mrs. somebody for so long now that it wasn’t even a thought […]

Miss Your Kids Much

Recently my ex disappeared for a month, although he doesn’t live nearby nor see our kids regularly he usually calls them fairly regularly and responds when they call him.  But for over a month there was no contact, no returned messages, texts, emails, nothing.  When we tried to contact him through his family we were […]