“Did you ever regret being a single mom?” my coworker Teresa asked. She slouched, tired and defeated, wearied by the strain of raising her four children as a single mother. Her question surprised me, and I had to think a while before answering. Because we love our children, mothers usually try to conceal the feelings […]
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Well, the marriage is over, now what do you do with the ring? Different people have different ways of handling the loss of their marriage, so it only makes sense that different people do different things with the token that represented it. I knew I wanted to get rid of my ring. I took it […]
Dear single mamas you showed me how to slay dragons I never knew existed in a land I never actually believed in. With grit and honor, you taught me how to pursue a castle that contained my most valuable treasure: my heart.
When you are going through a divorce, you are painfully aware of what you are losing. It’s hard to see anything positive coming from what you are going through. From personal experience, I fully believe you just have to get through that period, and listen to those who tell you, “It gets better.” Because it does. […]
As soon as I started telling people I was separated, I had a lot of well-meaning friends tell me that there was someone else better out there for me. Well, duh, I concurred, but it was not something I necessarily wanted, or needed, to hear. I had just endured almost twelve years of torment and I […]
Father’s Day is coming up, and the dads are taking over! Stay tuned all week as we hear from several awesome local dads, and be blessed by these glimpses into the mind and heart of a father. Divorce. Though it happens in almost half of all marriages, it is still one of the most devastating spiritual, […]