10 Lessons on Love

Ten years ago today was one the most significant days in my life. It was the day that I pledged, in front of 150 of our family members and closest friends, that I would forever stand by one man’s side. That joyous and beautiful day is now only a distant and bittersweet memory. I stood … More 10 Lessons on Love

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Recovering Cynic

I described myself as a “recovering cynic” recently in one of my online dating profiles. (Yes, I’m dating, but we’ll save that topic for another post. Or another 30 posts. Or maybe an anonymous book someday.) Right now, we are focusing on the less sexy topic of cynism. As a result of describing myself this … More Recovering Cynic

Suddenly Strangers

Yesterday when we were in the car on the way home from school Wes asked whose house we were going to—because it can get confusing with our current living situation-–and I quickly responded “your dad’s house.” And then I quickly regretted that answer. When we initially decided to separate we were very careful about how … More Suddenly Strangers

Redefining Family

I’ve thought a lot about how I would begin this post over the last couple of months, but as I sit here staring at blank screen, nothing comes to mind… Dave and I have decided to get divorced. It is a hard phrase to write and even harder to say out loud, mostly because you … More Redefining Family