love after divorce

There's no way of knowing if it will take two years or 10 to regroup and find another kindred spirit. But once you get there, to that wonderful place of feeling genuine love for someone new, you'll know in your soul there was no other path you could have taken, no way to speed things up.
Everyone I've met thus far in my life has played a part in my story. And while some have taken up chapters, most just scribbled notes in the margins. You are the one I want to grace all of the pages I have yet to write. In an instant, you changed my life.
Voicemail. Leaving a message required me to put myself on the line and a Heimlich-maneuver-inducing swallowing of pride. 'Hello. It's me. I'd like to come back ... if you'll have me.'
I was an adventurous 22-year-old girl back in 1981, working a few jobs in Boston and going to school on and off, when one day I decided to join my older sister on a European backpacking adventure. And so off we went, set to travel for two months.
Hi, my name is Laura and I am single on Valentine's Day. When I enter any store or public location, I am harassed and dazzled with hearts of pink and red and chocolate boxes and cards for people of all ages.