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A. J. Wylder

Watch out world! A.J. Wylder, a journalist in Manhattan, is back in the game following the recent demise of her four-year marriage. This real life "Starter Wife" is thrilled to be part of the First Wives World and to share her life adventures with readers. She has no children, but does have a cat she affectionately calls "her little man." She would love to hear from you and engage in some "girl talk" over a virtual martini!

A. J. Wylder

Most Recent Articles

It's Blonde on Blonde

Monday, 30 June 2008 20:46
On Saturday, at sunset in the Bahamas, the tennis star Chris Evert had her second encore wedding, this time to the golf star Greg Norman. There were 140 guests including Matt Lauer and the singer-songwriter Corey Hart, according to People Magazine.…
The trophy wives are on their way out in London. Thousands of jobs have been lost in the city's financial districts and rumors are flying that dozens more are on the way. The result? A trophy wife exodus.Sandra Davis of Mishcon de Reya — the…
There are obviously a lot of things that take getting used to when you're going through a divorce. And one of them is feeling like everyone else but you has a special someone in their life. Yeah, it was one of those weekends.One of my girlfriends …

When You Say I Do, Don't Lose You

Friday, 25 March 2011 08:54
It wasn’t so long ago that a colleague who, at the time, was only a few weeks away from marrying her boyfriend of two years, asked me if I had any advice for her on marriage.“Ohhh…where should I begin?,” I thought to myself. But…
At the risk of sounding like a bitter hag, I would like to take a moment to ask why it is that when people have learned that you are divorced one of the first things they say — after offering their condolences — is that one day you will…
A recent post on FWW titled, “Was There Ever Any Doubt That Extramarital Sex Is The Most Common Reason for Divorce?” served to confirm my deepest concerns about any future relationship. After discovering that my ex, John, was having an…

My Ex Is Looking for Sympathy

Thursday, 29 May 2008 13:28
What would you do if your ex called you and revealed all of his personal problems to you? What would you do if the ex in question was an ex like Levi? An ex that not only treated you like crap, but your son as well?This is the place I suddenly find…

Divorce, or the Delicate Art of Compromise

Tuesday, 09 September 2008 12:56
People say that relationships require compromise. Well, punch line and drum roll please. How's this for ironic: Being divorced requires compromise as well.That was one of the most challenging adjustments I had to make.Divorce means that&

Deciding To Walk Away

Wednesday, 12 December 2007 16:00
The day I stood at the kitchen sink and told my husband I couldn't live with him any more was one of the most difficult days of my life. I was tired, I was heartsore, and I was beyond desperation. A relationship I'd spent 10 years trying to save was …

Making Excuses For Daddy

Sunday, 18 May 2008 11:00
"Well, I wanted to go for a walk in the woods, and I have to get ready for that fishing trip on Monday, and I might want to take a nap...and I don't feel like cooking supper... How about next week? Next week is better for me." No, next week was…