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Inner Dialogue on Dating, & My Parents’ Influence

This week I heard my inner dialogue about dating again go like this: ‘My mom gave up years ago. So can I!’ What. The. Fudge?!?! ‘Now that I think about it, my dad gave up long before my mom did, … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon as a Single Mom

About a year ago, I decided to challenge myself. Running as my therapy (it helps me burn off energy & have more patience), I could easily run 5 miles any time, any day. I started rolling around the idea of … Continue reading

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Considering Change

I read I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan over the weekend. The premise of the book appealed to me. “In I Almost Forgot About You, Dr. Georgia Young’s wonderful life – great friends, family, and successful career- aren’t enough to … Continue reading

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I Smell What I’m Stepping In

I’m in a non-relationship relationship.  What I mean is that I have an Ex-Boyfriend who is now called the Man I Date.  We live separately, awesome with some drawbacks, like oh fuck, I have to pay for everything again?!?  Well, … Continue reading

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Defeat and Triumph

I feel defeated.   I picked up Little Guy yesterday from Ex-Hubby’s yesterday morning after my meeting at work.  I was backing out of the driveway when Ex came out of the house with a plastic bottle of root beer, … Continue reading

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