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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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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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Single and Satisfied

  I've been thinking a lot about the article I shared on the Single & Selfish Facebook page.  If you haven't read it, I'll link it below.  It's a brief piece about how strong women would rather be alone than put up with an asshole. Article about strong women preferring to be alone rather than… Continue reading Single and Satisfied

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Tattoobies & Other Ramblings

The first year of divorced life is legit like living in a bipolar fever dream of mood swings and emotional roller coaster rides.  Die hard readers will remember when I wrote in a previous blog that when the writing bug hits me, it goes something like this.... The first sentence of a blog or article… Continue reading Tattoobies & Other Ramblings

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Grief isn’t linear

Have you ever taken a trip that was linear?  Non-stop from one point to another.  I don't mean your morning drive to work kind of trip, I mean a meaningful trip that has the potential to create changes and memories. A road trip across multiple states for example.  They are rarely non-stop and they often… Continue reading Grief isn’t linear

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No Dating Zone

I did a thing today.  I deleted my dating apps.  I'll admit, it was kind of fun seeing all the men who hit "Like" on my photo, and I have probably benefitted in the self esteem department from it.  I had to be honest with myself though, I have no interest in dating or even… Continue reading No Dating Zone