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Thoughts on my Wedding Anniversary

I'm a person who gets stressed and depressed about things before they happen.  I think I anticipate the way I'm going to feel on a certain milestone or date and get all my emotional processing done ahead of time.  Over achiever? Yeah, pretty much. I've been a little stressed and sad this week because today… Continue reading Thoughts on my Wedding Anniversary

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No one escapes a small town

One of the best and worst things about dating when you live in a small city is.....well, dating in a small city. Let me explain, the city I live in is in the South and we are by all reasonable purposes not a super small city, but we still think we are.  So when I… Continue reading No one escapes a small town

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Online Dating: Week 1

So it's been a week since I downloaded several dating apps and set up profiles.  So far, I'm very pleased to say that I've met several really nice men.  Not in real life yet, but chatting within the apps, they have all been very respectful, cheerful and encouraging.  I've yet to receive any undesirable photographs… Continue reading Online Dating: Week 1

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Get Ready…here we go

It's time. I've been divorced for a year and a half and I came to the realization over the last few weeks that it doesn't hurt anymore. This. is. huge. I also realize that I am lonely and I no longer feel weak for saying that.  You know what no one tells you about divorce?… Continue reading Get Ready…here we go

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Single Girl Problems: When you have to kill the bug

I live in an older apartment complex.  The complex was recently purchased by a new management company who are making some great changes to and around the property. One of the changes they have made is to periodically walk the property and leave notes advising residents if there are things on their patios or porches… Continue reading Single Girl Problems: When you have to kill the bug

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Warning! Serious Overshare Ahead

I talk a big game, y'all. I have made excuses for my non dating, non sex life for months now.  All the reasons are true - I don't trust my bullshit meter when it comes to my heart, I don't want to share anything with anyone, I want my life to be my own one… Continue reading Warning! Serious Overshare Ahead

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Post Birthday Weekend

This photo pretty accurately depicts how I feel after this weekends Birthday shenanigans. You might think I went hog-wild and hit all the clubs and drank myself stupid, hooked up with random men, got in fights, stayed up until dawn or any other number of things. Nope. Not today, Satan. The truth is, I did… Continue reading Post Birthday Weekend

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Make a wish!

My sister said something to me last weekend when we were birding just outside Houston at Brazos Bend State Park (where I took this photo) that has stuck with me.  She said that it's been a lot of fun watching me learn how to live again. I've sat with that all week.  I have learned… Continue reading Make a wish!

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#ProjectHappy

I noticed this morning that the Single and Selfish Facebook page had a lot of notifications.  When I looked I saw that a friend of mine had gone on a reading binge of my blog and can I just tell you how deliciously happy that made me? Have you noticed that everyone has a blog… Continue reading #ProjectHappy