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What I Think of Lifetime’s Adaptation of my Memoir

Posted by Delaine - May 30, 2014 - On My Book Becoming A Movie, On Writing My Book, slideshow kids and ashley3
default  What I Think of Lifetime’s Adaptation of my Memoir

Ever since the premiere date of The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom was announced, I’ve been inundated with the same questions by people:  Have you seen the movie and what was it like to watch it?  What do I, as the author of the book, think of the movie? Yes, I’ve seen the movie already — […]

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Seven Reasons Why I Like To Date Divorced Men

Posted by Delaine - January 16, 2011 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches
cute divorced dad with son  Seven Reasons Why I Like To Date Divorced Men

When I was younger (and thought I knew it all), I found it a total turn-off if a man told me he was divorced.  Immediately, I thought “failure”, “tainted,” and “person-with-luggage.” But today, as I wade through the sea of men on dating sites, I find I’ve done a 360 – I actually gravitate more […]

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I’m The Primary Shareholder of my Heart

Posted by Delaine - December 21, 2010 - Dating & Sex, Healing, Phases/ Stages, Wisdom Gained, Women's Sexuality
heart shareholder divorced mom 300x225  I’m The Primary Shareholder of my Heart

When it comes to my dating and sex life, my BRAIN now sits in the driver’s seat, NOT my heart. Sound cold? Perhaps. Self-defensive? Could be. But to me, not only does it feel right, it feels empowering. And sometimes I swear I’ve heard my angels say, “Thank GOD she finally got it!” Ever since […]

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Stop, Hey – What’s That Sound? Unresolved Legal Issues Pulling You Down…

Posted by Delaine - December 24, 2009 - Children, Legal Matters, Surviving
divorce affidavit1  Stop, Hey – What’s That Sound? Unresolved Legal Issues Pulling You Down…

I’m not a divorce lawyer.  But I’m a divorce expert in my own rite.  And now that I’m two years into my divorce, there’s one golden nugget of advice I’d like to pass onto those newly divorcing:  Get EVERYTHING down in writing - signed, sealed and wrapped up – otherwise, there’s a good chance you’ll be postponing the inevitable […]

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The Dating Gloom & Doom Bandwagon

Posted by Delaine - October 6, 2009 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Longing...and Learning, Support & Girlfriends
dating gloom doom1  The Dating Gloom & Doom Bandwagon

During a 24-hour period last week, I heard three gloomy outlooks on dating from three different women in their late thirties or early forties. The first was a doctor, never married, no kids.  She said the men in her age bracket all seemed to want a woman to “look after them.”  And male doctors and successful […]

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Examining The “Buy-Her-A-Drink” Pick-Up Method

Posted by Delaine - August 18, 2009 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches
rejecting man bar divorced  Examining The “Buy-Her-A-Drink” Pick-Up Method

What woman hasn’t found herself in this scenario?  You’re at a bar, chatting with a girlfriend, when all of a sudden, the bartender or waitress suddenly puts an unordered drink in front of you.  “It’s from that man over there,” she says, pointing across the room.  You look over, only to see a man you aren’t […]

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