I just got back from Ottawa where I was on the set of a movie being made about the first year of my life post-divorce. That’s right – a movie. About me. Little’ ol me — just a former stay-at-home mom of three kids, whose entire world, six years ago, was so pulverized by divorce, […]
Category: Escaping: Books, Music, Films
I admit that when I grabbed the movie Marriages off the shelf at Blockbuster, its title alone made me apprehensive - my first thought was “another Hollywood happily ever after.” But the write-up on the back cover mentioned the words ‘divorce’ and ‘cynical comedy’ – plus, the actors were French and unknown to me (Mathilde Siegner? Jean DuJardin?). So I […]
Reminding you here today that just cause you’re getting divorced doesn’t mean you have to sit at home listening to sad songs and crying in your tea. Are you going out tonight? Need to put on some attitude? Then wear it like Pink does – and remember babe, you is divorced not dead!
Since separating almost three years ago, my leisurely reading has been very limited and very serious. We’re talking non-fiction and self-help only. This was for a couple of reasons. First, the idea of anything make-believe or romantic repulsed me (I guess experiencing infidelity can have that effect). Secondly, I had work to do – not only in terms of piecing […]
When you found out your spouse was cheating, were you obsessed with thoughts of revenge? Throwing all his clothes in a heap on the lawn…slashing his tires…or forwarding copies of his cyber sex sessions to his entire address book? Maybe your fantasies were more devious – perhaps they involved some Superglue and the bathroom throne. Or maybe […]
If someone created a TV series about a divorced mom who prostituted herself to make ends meet, I sure as heck wouldn’t find it funny. BUT - what if this same idea was applied to a divorced dad? One who’s severely down on his luck and thinks his large penis is his ‘Winning Tool.’
I was browsing around on various forums today to see what/if moms were buying for their ex-husbands for Father’s Day. No doubt, some moms couldn’t care less about the day. But the vast majority said they’d ensure dad received ‘something’ – it was definitely in the kids’ best interest. The question was What?