Category: Healing

“I Don’t Need A Man” – I’m Calling BS On This Catch Phrase

Posted by Delaine - September 28, 2011 - Healing, On being alone, Phases/ Stages, Understanding Men/Women
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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 [...]

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Divorced Women: Do You Have a Role Model From A Different Generation?

Posted by Delaine - September 25, 2011 - Midlife Divorce, Social Barriers & Change, Support & Girlfriends
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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 [...]

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Cheating Husband: Screw NOT Telling His Wife!

Posted by Delaine - September 5, 2011 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Healing, Infidelity, Wisdom Gained
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So this is a live, personal photo posted here today folks.  That lady with the long hair and the rhinestone bra strap is no other than yours truly.  I wish I could show you the face of this urban cowboy I’m passionately kissing here, oh I REALLY wish I could – But I don’t think [...]

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The Sex Was Forgettable but Their Nicknames Went Down in History

Posted by Delaine - July 11, 2011 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Internet Dating, Support & Girlfriends
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K, I mean no disrespect towards men in writing today’s article.  Truly – cross-my-heart -  I love you men and I adore almost everything about you. But sometimes, gosh darnit, us grown women have to have a laugh at your expense. Case in point, this past weekend at lunch with two of my gfs.   I [...]

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A Good Cry On A Saturday Morning

Posted by Delaine - June 13, 2011 - Grief/ Anger, Phases/ Stages, Time Without Kids
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So I’d planned to spend this morning – this lovely Saturday morning – being super productive and getting work done.  I have two chapters of book edits sitting in my inbox from my developmental editor which I haven’t touched in days.  And I have important errands to run, that can no longer be postponed. It’s [...]

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The Many Degrees of ‘Man Craziness’: Is It time to Break the Habit?

Posted by Delaine - June 3, 2011 - Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Longing...and Learning, Phases/ Stages
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A lot of divorced women – myself included – go through a ‘man crazy’ phase in the aftermath of divorce. By ‘man-crazy’ I mean some part of them is always thinking about, worried about, or eagerly daydreaming about some guy they plan to meet, want to meet, or hope to meet. There are many different [...]

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