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A member recently posed the question, "why do so many spouses cheat and throw everything away?" She writes, "I look around my life and I wonder what was missing for him.  Because we had it all. The white picket fence, the kids, the
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Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:30
Your gut instinct is there for a reason. It's a hardwired sixth sense in your brain that tells you exactly when something isn't right. It's survival in its most primitive form.  And boy, have we ever evolved. We've learned to ignore that gut instinct…
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Friday, 15 March 2013 13:07
As a child, I was the Queen of Book-It. For those unfamiliar with this 80s phenomena to promote healthy reading consumption, the program gave kids coupons for free pizzas at Pizza Hut and a hologram button with gold stars upon reading a certain amount of books. Thus, I became the family cash 
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Thursday, 07 March 2013 12:36
When I started dating after my divorce, I felt I had to try to reinvent myself into a fun, interesting person, instead of a divorcee and mother who gets her accolades when Words With Friends posts “Amy just played davenport for 63 points.”  To build my self confidence, 
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Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:29
Heather, an actor, was married twice in 10 years. Her first husband died of a drug overdose and her second marriage fell apart after her ex refused to move back to New York so that she could pursue her career. The divorce left her feeling like a failure.
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Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:15
It was hard for Heather to go through her divorce as all her friends were happily married and starting to have children. She found the courage to start over and begin dating.
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Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:15
While Heather doesn't know if she'll ever marry again, she doesn't regret either of her marriages. She learned that she's a lot stronger than she realized.
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Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:15
Ok, ladies, be entertained by my latest research project for my new life: personal matchmakers.  Here is what I have learned:There are international, national and local private companies that do this.  Prices vary dramatically and so do services.  The best of these have the characteristics of a great girlfriend, "I met the perfect guy for you.  You HAVE to meet him".  She knows you and she knows him and even if you don't fall in love, you will like each other.  This is supposed to be a far cry from online dating.  The "bad" services are no better than online dating, they just cost a lot more.I have thought about what I want in my immediate post-divorce life.  One friend bought herself the full-length mink coat her husband refused to buy her when they were married; she used her settlement money to do this; scary to me, but its what she wanted.  I have a small inheritance from my mother and dad and I was saving it, but I am thinking that my mom would tell me that this is the time to take care of myself and use it, so I might.  And this is what I want.
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Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:01
As I mentioned in an earlier post,  I had met someone on match.com, and things were going along pretty well with M and myself.  I was amazed at how much we had in common.  We both liked sauerkraut on our hot dogs and anchovies on our pizzas.  I felt like from there we were pretty much home free.  We had found our soul mates!  I mean really, how weird is it to find someone who likes anchovies on their pizza?  A lot of Domino's don't even offer anchovies on their pizzas.  So...obviously we were meant to be together and nothing could stop us now.  Except the following conversation:Me:  So do you have any pets?M:  When I was married we had a cat.Me:  Did you ever have any dogs?…
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Thursday, 10 January 2013 05:00
It was my last date.  Enough already.  I had been on match.com for roughly a year and was feeling a bit drained from it all, rather the way you feel at the end of a great party.  When you arrive, you are the bell of the ball, with your new MAC Naked Lunch shadow smeared all over your eyes, and the new Chanel Brandywine lipstick covering your carefully outlined lips.  By the end of the night, your new Steve Madden stilettos are killing you,  your hair is making your eyes itch and your foundation has settled into each little nook and cranny on your face and even discovered a few more.  Home please.Not that I'm complaining.  I had met some very nice men, dated a few more than once, and had some rather odd experiences, which you will have to wait for the book to find out about, as my kids read this. I also had been stood up several times, stuck with more than one dinner bill and cringed at the thought that my ex and Giselle would walk in to a restaurant and see me dining with a 65 year old man the size of a four year old.
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Friday, 30 November 2012 08:48