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How to Rewrite Your Divorce Story

With personal life events, the facts matter less than your interpretation of them. I wish I had known that in the year following my own divorce. Instead, I chased down the facts like a...

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“I Want You” vs. “I Need You”

There’s nothing sexy about being needed. I feel it after a long day at work after hundreds of children have made their demands, becoming more task-monitor and cognition-manager than woman. Mothers describe feeling like...

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I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own

In my ex husband’s mind, why tell the truth when you can invent it? Why yell when instead you can quietly manipulate through gaslighting? In all of the pain after my ex husband left,...

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So the Wind Blows

The storm pummeling Atlanta today has been described already as “historic.” I’m not sure if that will be the case but the howling wind and pelting ice outside my window certainly sound as though...

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We Are Women

  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” Marianne Williamson On the surface, it was a simple girl’s weekend at the beach....

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