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Day 99: Anxiety Kills Motivation

I am meeting with an attorney Friday whose retainer is less than the other one I spoke to last week. He came highly recommended by the attorney I hired to do the QDRO.  615 more words


Never Give Up

My husband is an alcoholic.

Now he’s in jail, for six months, four with good time.

To say we’ve been through a lot over the last three years is an understatement at best. 106 more words

Your Partner's Brain is Different

In a relationship between a man and a woman, certain things often cause disputes between the spouses. There are things that your partner always does that may irritate you. 129 more words


On Commitment

The other day, I had the opportunity to talk with a woman who’d recently broken off a relationship. As you can imagine, the word commitment… 281 more words


One More Day

Sometimes poems sneak up on me, like a surprise thunderstorm on a sultry July day. That’s what happened this morning–I woke up with a possible poem line in my head–“If I could have one more day with you”. 285 more words


Round Two

A Sunday night visit

Waiting to see him

Uneasy nerves


Surrounded by chaos

Me, trying very hard to be nice

Him, trying to make small talk… 36 more words

Widowhood: Staying Emotionally Healthy

So, here I am, a second-time widow.  It’s been a year and a half.  Has it been that long a passage of time?

Time doesn’t heal; it only smooths out the scars just a little.  757 more words