There is a feeling under my skin - one that has risen to the surface over the past few years since my divorce. It tells of love, despair, renewal, and adventure. It comes from marrying, birthing, falling, bleeding, daring, reaching and celebrating. It’s a story – a hard-earned one – that is me, but not all of me: I am becoming a “A [...]
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Ohhhhh the irony. Over the past few years since divorcing I’ve dug deep and worked hard to rediscover my passion and ’fire.’ And I have said countless times, both to my myself and others, that “sometimes playing with fire doesn’t burn us, it awakens us.” A nice play on a metaphor I’d always thought… But this [...]
Over the past three years since I got divorced, it is by far THE most popular statement I’ve heard from women: “I don’t need a man”. And it’s been said with passion. Power. Ownership. As if it’s been EARNED. And I’ve heard it all over the place: from dinners with girlfriends…to dating sites…. to here [...]
At 66 years old, my mom is a real firecracker. This woman has so much energy, she makes 20 year olds look like slugs. But much more than that, mom is confident. She’s generous beyond belief. She’s sexy. Has taken great care of herself. And she spends her days either working 10 hour shifts in the hospital or [...]
So apparently the look and feel of our vulvas/vaginas are one more thing we’re to concern ouserlves with as we reconstruct our lives and selves after divorce. Haven’t you heard? We’re supposed to be as pretty and symmetrical as a text-book drawing. Are you a little one-sided? Stretched out? Perhaps a little dangly?
Hmm – I bet the issue in this letter resonates with many of you. Hi Delaine, I’ve been divorced a couple of times. A recent acquaintance told me if we were to get serious, she expected me to complete her “To-Do List” every evening after work. I am tired after work and just want to [...]