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The First Casualty

I read an article this morning, I'll link it below. Eat, Pray, Make Love: Why you absolutely must have shameless sex after your divorce. Maybe I was looking for validation that I'm not a bad person, that I'm not abnormal, that I'm not selfish (in the negative connotation of that word) and that I'm not… Continue reading The First Casualty

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Two Years Ago Today….

Remember when I told y'all that I'm like Rain Man with dates?  It's both a blessing and a curse.  Two years ago today I came home (It was a Friday) and kicked my husband out of our home.  I'd found out he'd been lying about working, he'd been accused of committing a felony and he… Continue reading Two Years Ago Today….

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Anniversaries & Milestones

Will my mind ever cease being an ever swirling pool of anniversaries and dates? I am like Rainman with dates and anniversaries.  They bubble up in my memory and I just can't help it. Today is a perfect example.  November 12th.  The day before my son's birthday.  The day 24 years ago that my ex… Continue reading Anniversaries & Milestones

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Double Standards

It's a story as old as time...but it still pisses me off. I was talking with a single male friend the other day and we got to discussing the endless list of bad ideas about having sexual relationships in the work place.  It's just never a good idea.  I personally have two steadfast rules....I won't… Continue reading Double Standards

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My Mom can’t read this post

Seriously Mom! Stop reading and go to another post.  This one isn't for you. (You either, Dad!) Is she gone? MOM! Seriously! Move along! Ok. She's gone. This post is on a topic that has been on my mind the last few weeks and since it's not going away, the only thing I can do… Continue reading My Mom can’t read this post

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A New Day

A new day, a new date. Friends have been reaching out to me since I ended things with The Gentleman, just to make sure I'm really ok, and I am.  I'm good.  I have realized a lot of things recently that have helped me understand how and why I was able to end things with… Continue reading A New Day

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It’s been a minute

I've been seeing, reading, and saying this motto recently Getting divorced sucks. Being divorced doesn't. I know, it's been a minute since I last wrote a blog post.  I was really good there for a while, writing and publishing a post every week.  Then The Gentleman happened.  I'm no longer Single & Selfish....well, no longer… Continue reading It’s been a minute

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Let Go & Let Karma

When someone does something bad to us we want some kind of retribution, its human nature.  We hope somewhere deep inside that something similar is mirrored back to them in their lives.  Some of us wait for it, wringing our hands in anticipation for it to happen, cackling maniacally, preparing freshly popped and salted popcorn… Continue reading Let Go & Let Karma

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Feeling wanted

I read a great post on an Instagram page called That_basic_bitchhh that said....well, let me just post it here. If you've been single for a long time, or hell, even if you've been married for a long time and the spark is less than....sparky - you may have forgotten what it's like to have a… Continue reading Feeling wanted

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Thrive where you are planted

Often over the past two years I sometimes found myself questioning why things went down the way they did. I have had times of quietly (sometimes not so quietly) demanding why God/The Universe/The Creator dumped a steaming pile of shit in my lap that I was solely in charge of cleaning up. Why suddenly at… Continue reading Thrive where you are planted