My ex-husband of almost 5 years went off and got a girlfriend. They’ve been together for almost a year…and I’m not coping well. Like, seriously, this whole situation is making me lose my mind. I’m angry. My heart races and I want to lose it at the thought of my ex-husband moving on. I know […]
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I’m going to be brutally honest. I hate my life. I hate that I live alone. I hate that I have an ex-husband who argues with me all the time. I hate parenting by myself and I hate that I sit alone on the couch after bedtime. I hate how many hours I have to […]
People tell me that I’m strong. They tell me that I do things they could never do. They say things like, “I look up to you.” Or “I don’t know how you do it.” Can I tell you a secret? I don’t know either. Every day I wake up tired. I wake up wondering how […]
My kids are more than I can handle. The life they were given is more than they can handle. We’re in counseling. We talk about feelings. We pray together. We are doing the best that we can. We’re just struggling.
This post is sponsored by the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County, with 5 convenient locations all over the area. We are excited to share more about the fun birthday parties the YMCA offers that are perfect for kids of a variety of ages! Finding time to plan a birthday party for my kids has always […]
I’m writing in the wee hours of the night, when my family is fast asleep. Can I borrow your ear? Though I should be sleeping, I can’t stop thinking. I’ve been divorced for three years now, separated from my ex for almost four. I thought I had kicked divorce’s butt. I went to therapy. I cried […]
This month is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. It hits home for me. Once upon a time I would have said the month of October defined me. It was everything I knew about myself. It was all I saw when I looked in the mirror. Five years ago I lost my son. He died […]