Tag: divorce

Divorced Moms’ Anthem: Adele’s “Easy on Me” Amplifies Our Voices

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After six years of silence, Adele finds her voice, offering up the ultimate divorced moms’ anthem in “Easy On Me,” the first single from...

The Silver Linings of Shared Custody According to a Divorced Mom

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Divorced mom life comes with a range of challenges as I mentioned in an earlier post (which you should go read). However, there are...

A Divorced Mom’s Daily Challenges from Having Only One Set of...

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This message is brought to you by a divorced mom who would just like to get it out there that divorced life as a...

The Road to Divorce: How My Wildly Unfulfilling Sex Life Ended...

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My ex-husband and I had an abysmally unfulfilling sex life together. When I look back at the myriad reasons for our divorce, that one...

Divorce: My Journey From Single to Married and Back Again

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This isn’t the story of a marriage broken by some Jerry Springer-worthy love triangle or a deadbeat dad. I didn’t “fall out of love”...

Here’s to Second Chances and My Blended Family!

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Growing up, I never imagined that I’d get divorced or be a part of a blended family. Believe me, it was never a part of...

A Sinking Ship: Is My Marriage Heading Towards Divorce?

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My marriage is crumbling and it's like watching a car accident happen in slow motion. I don't know how, when, or what happened. About...

Single Motherhood: My Life and Path to Becoming a Single Mom

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There are some paths in life that you can choose, plan for and be prepared for, and then there are those paths that choose...

Married with Children: If We Get Divorced, I’ll Have to Kill...

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Before my husband and I married, I remember caring if my hair was parted the right way, if my teeth were white enough, and...

Rotating Holidays and Kidless Christmas Eves: Sad Side Effects of Divorce

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As a little girl, I remained blissfully unaware of sad childhood realities like rotating holidays between divorced parents. I came from an intact family,...

Learning to Navigate the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of...

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My parents divorced when I was six. My parents lived in different states and splitting the holidays literally meant splitting each day in half....

Fun 101: How I Became a (Slightly) More Fun Parent

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I am not the fun parent. I am the eat-healthy-foods, do-your-homework, clean-up-your-room, go-to-bed-on-time parent. I am responsible, organized, and nurturing. I comply with most...

We Regularly Talk About Divorce and You Should Too

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Spoiler Alert- Sam and I are not getting a divorce. However, that doesn't mean we don't talk about divorce. Let me explain. Both of us come...

What My Son Needed Me to Say About My Divorce

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When I got divorced, learning how to talk about it with my son did not come easily.  When I first told my 10-year-old son about...