When he left me in 1998, we had been living together for twenty-three years and married for eighteen of those. In the midst
I can't change these circumstances, so it's what I do in the midst of the situation that determines how high I rise.
Yes, it's possible to maintain a relationship with your ex-in-laws.
I know my husband to be loyal, gentle, hard-working, generous, charming, and handsome. I'm actually not sure you could find
As excited as I was for this glorious experience, I was concerned about two major issues that the weekend involved. One was the full body Spanx. My ex was hosting a dinner the Friday night before the event at a lovely 5 star restaurant and FINALLY I had the chance to wear that black dress I bought in NYC 3 years ago along with the full body spanx I bought to go with it.
To say that I was shocked to hear from him after 13 years is not saying enough. He asked me to meet him for coffee to talk
My husband's ex and I actually have a lot in common... We share the same struggles with our teenagers, we enjoy similar hobbies and activities, we talk regularly about the kids and their futures. Why not share a shirt or two?
When I first was divorced, the idea of my kids spending ANY TIME with another woman literally made my stomach seize up. They are mine! mine! mine! More importantly, what if they like HER better? This woman, GIRLFRIEND, is beautiful, thin, blonde, hip, a lovely woman, but she is not their mother. I AM and you know what? My kids know it.
Forgiveness is one of the most misunderstood concepts because many people believe it means forgetting what happened or condoning bad behavior. However, achieving forgiveness allows you to turn the corner from feeling like a victim to becoming a more empowered person.
"You are responsible for so much of my happiness."