Divorce and Pets “How Do I Keep My Dog?”

My dog is part of my family.  I have had Brodie for 11 years, and it would be painful to lose him in divorce proceedings.  I adopted Brodie from a shelter in 2009, my husband left me in 2013, and my divorce was final in 2017.  There was never a threat that I could lose…

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The Journey-Divorce “The Ripple Effect”

In church, the pastor spoke of the ripple effect of divorce.  It touches everyone involved, not just the grieving partner.  Trust will now be an issue.  Sadly it reaches my grandchildren and the grandchildren to come.  What kind of legacy does this leave for them except the legacy that if you don’t like something, just quit…

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Divorce in the Media “Grace and Frankie”

I find myself relating to this show in many ways.  I am nearly in my 60’s and my husband of 37 years just decided to up and leave with no warning to me.  It was a bit like that for Grace and Frankie too.  I am going to watch the series and pull out quotes,…

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The Beginning-“It Takes Two and Other Nonsence” by Donna Hayden

I found a great website called With Every Step by Donna Hayden. I found an article on the site called “It takes two and other nonsense”.  Here is quote I can relate to… “Do not tell me divorce takes two! I don’t care what the reason for the divorce – it very often only takes one. The…

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Monthly Motivation 2 Corinthians 12:9a

God’s love and strength will get us through anything if we just hold on.  Help me Lord in the difficult times not to fall into despair but to hold onto you and your promises No matter what we are facing now or in the future, we have God’s assurance that his grace is sufficient in…

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Home Care-Oh No My Toilet is Clogged!

Back in my married days if there was a problem with anything in the house I would let my husband know and he would take care of the situation.  If he could not handle it he would call in a professional.  Well, now it is up to me to attempt to solve any problems that…

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My Thoughts on Divorce in the Media “Grace and Frankie”

I started watching this show in 2016 and then I just stopped.  I don’t think I was totally ready for it because the hurt was still strong and raw.  I am ready now, and I thought I will slowly watch the show in its 6-year entirety and share my thoughts on the episodes as we…

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Looking Back, My Divorce Journey The Beginning Series ” Help! I’ve been thrown away”

My husband left me unexpectedly in 2013.  The emotional pain was beyond what I could have imagined.  In this Series “Looking Back at My Divorce Journey” I will share some of my writings and experiences of that time. Looking Back at My Divorce Journey 2014 I am writing this letter because I have been through…

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Looking Back at my Divorce Journey “The Beginning Series” Help! I’ve been thrown away”

My husband left me unexpectedly in 2013.  The emotional pain was beyond what I could have imagined.  In this Series “Looking Back at My Divorce Journey” I will share some of my writings and experiences of that time. Looking Back at My Divorce Journey 2014 I am writing this letter because I have been through…

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