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“Ex” – An Ugly Little Word?

Posted by Delaine - October 6, 2010 - Dealing with the ex, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms, Social Barriers & Change, Surviving
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“EX-husband,”  “EX-wife,”  “The EX.”   The term “ex” is one we all use after divorce, in both our written and oral communications.  It’s something we don’t  give much thought to either – it’s just part of the English language, right?  But have you ever noticed how you feel when say it?   What about when someone ELSE uses it in conversation?  Cause […]

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The Fake Smiles We Give Our Kids During Divorce – Are We REALLY Fooling Them?

Posted by Delaine - June 3, 2009 - Children, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms, Surviving
boy  The Fake Smiles We Give Our Kids During Divorce – Are We REALLY Fooling Them?

I love my kids more than life itself.  And since getting divorced, I’ve worked hard to ensure they not only adjusted, but thrived.    But sometimes life circumstances have beaten me down.  And my kids have seen me cry.  They’ve seen me stare out the window.  They’ve seen the shell of a woman named mom […]

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Did My Date Just Stare at the Server’s Butt?

Posted by Delaine - May 19, 2009 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches
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When I’m out on a first date with a man, I pay attention to how my date treats the server.  I notice: Is he friendly? Does he use good manners? And, if the server is grumpy, how does he deal with it?

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Two “Golden Tools” to Help You Mourn & Rebuild After Divorce

Posted by Delaine - March 25, 2009 - Advice, Healing
tools divorce survival construct  Two “Golden Tools” to Help You Mourn & Rebuild After Divorce

Divorce can easily feel like a drawn-out death.  And like an actual death, one must not only go through the grief cycle  (bargaining, denial, anger, depression, acceptance) – one must ALSO begin to rebuild.  So today, due to the number of letters I’ve received from people looking for resources, I’m spotlighting two Golden Tools I […]

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