Category: On being alone

Another ‘First’ – A BIG Stretch of Time Without Kids

Posted by Delaine - July 31, 2009 - On being alone, Parenting, Time Without Kids
divorced mom time alone Another ‘First’ – A BIG Stretch of Time Without Kids

This here divorced mom is sitting here wearing her SuperGirl jammies, with freshly painted toenails and a white skin mask on. Yes, I’m having an evening of self-pampering.  But tonight feels different than other ‘grooming’  nights – it’s the kick-off to my 10-day ‘vacation’ without my three kids. This is the first time since I had kids, […]

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Hire Me A Husband! Drawbacks to Living Alone

Posted by Delaine - July 23, 2009 - On being alone, Parenting, Single Moms
single mom mouse issue 150x150 Hire Me A Husband! Drawbacks to Living Alone

This here divorced mom is not squeamish.  Nor am I a girly girl or a princess-type.  But my stomach is still in my throat – this event took me off guard! I was talking on the phone and walking through the kitchen.  For whatever reason, my eyes were drawn to the burner on my stove.  Suddenly it […]

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DANGER? Living Solo and Becoming ‘Set in Our Ways’ After Divorce

Posted by Delaine - June 12, 2009 - Healing, On being alone, Social Barriers & Change
Living solo DANGER? Living Solo and Becoming ‘Set in Our Ways’ After Divorce

I’ve always believed it’s healthier to stay single for awhile after divorce verses throwing ourselves into another serious relationship; divorce is a huge life transition and requires time to process. But while lunching with some girlfriends this past weekend, Hali, my best friend warned: “I think people have to be careful not to get too […]

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