Relationship with Ex

“Your dad is a good person, but we aren’t good together.” This is the greatest level of detail my children received from me regarding their dad, our problems, and the resulting divorce. There was more to the ongoing discussion about our change in family structure, but that was the standard line given to answer the […]


“Why did your marriage end?” That is the best first-date question to ask. What he says next says more about him than the end of the marriage or his ex. Anyone who has been in a serious relationship knows it’s a complicated, wonderful, frustrating roller coaster ride. And to describe the end is more difficult […]


What is Normal

February 26, 2013

in Life Lessons

Yesterday I posted about the unusual living arrangements Sean and I have chosen for our family. I stated I recognized it’s not normal, but that it works for us. What I received in return for publishing this post was a reminder from my readers to focus on what best works for us–however non-traditional it might […]


Yesterday I shared posts that meant the most to me in 2012, the ones that best defined my year. As promised, today I am sharing the top ten most popular posts from 2012. First, though, I would like to remind readers I write on topics other than love and relationships. And that I am not, […]


Whenever I write about the good relationship I have with my ex, I receive praise from readers and my social media followers. People comment on my blog about their frustration of not having the same. Many ask how they can get to a good place with their ex as well. I appreciate the praise and […]


Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. ~Bruce Lee One day last year my soon-to-be ex asked me out to lunch. What I realized when we met was that I was invited because he wanted to make amends for what he had done to our marriage. I listened. I cried. […]