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I lost it yesterday: Update

I was not in a good mood yesterday. I was angry that the first roommate my husband recruited was a young female friend of his. Then my day got worse. 653 more words

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My Late Commute

So, I am taking the leap.  Despite being here nearly two months, I have not yet posted any of my short fiction, and that has to change.   1,090 more words

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Filing the papers

I finally got an answer from my husband about when he is planning to file the papers to start the divorce. I didn’t know whether he would apply his standard 6-month delay to it, like everything else that involves me. 460 more words

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Brass tacks

One of the worst things about divorce out of the blue is that you are having to process a highly stressful event while dealing with hundreds of daily realities. 843 more words

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She waits

He’s 19. Swear to God.
She’s more than twice his age.
But he totally dominates her,
reduces her to tears,
and he can get her to do anything… 73 more words

The manic phase

I’m pretty sure this is normal, and affects marriage dumpees of all ages, but it is particularly true of older women who have been summarily dumped by their husbands. 167 more words

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Your female friends are your divorce doulas

Dona International’s definition of a doula:

“The word ‘doula’ comes from the ancient Greek meaning ‘a woman who serves’ and is now used to refer to a trained and experienced professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after birth; or who provides emotional and practical support during the postpartum period.”

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