5 Truths You Have to Accept Before Your Second Marriage

Your Baggage is Your Problem It’s always nice when someone offers to carry our bags for us. There’s a relief that comes from shifting that burden; a sense of freedom when the weight is lifted. But when it comes to relationships, your baggage is your problem. Whether you have residual anger that flares when provoked,Continue reading “5 Truths You Have to Accept Before Your Second Marriage”

The Most Difficult Part of a Second Marriage

One of the most difficult aspects of a second marriage is not inviting your first spouse into the union. Not literally, unless you’re into that sort of thing and you have a California king filling your master bedroom, but emotionally. My ex-husband committed literal bigamy. I have been guilty in my new marriage of practicingContinue reading “The Most Difficult Part of a Second Marriage”

I Do Again: Remarriage Advice

It’s quite funny. I’ve been engaged for a year but for some reason, many of my coworkers only realized that I was getting married soon after the following picture made it on Facebook:   There is something about a picture (and the word “bride” by my face!) that makes it real. I feel very comfortableContinue reading “I Do Again: Remarriage Advice”

A Letter to My Ex

Dear —–, Fourteen years ago, I was preparing to marry you. I was so excited but, even more, I was so sure. Sure that we were so good together. Sure that we would continue to weather any storm. Sure that we would be together forever. My belief in our marriage lasted until the day youContinue reading “A Letter to My Ex”