Thirty days ago, I opened all my social media accounts and deleted them one by one. As I slowly removed myself from my pages, I couldn’t help but think about how much I’ve evolved over time. I scanned pictures, read messages, often times laughed at some funny memes, I admired well-crafted messages I posted for... Continue Reading →
Which Are You? The Better Ex or the Bitter Ex?
Focus on getting better. Improve yourself. Take care of yourself. Keep your energy and thoughts off of the actions committed your former spouse/partner. If you have children, make them a priority. Commit to being the Better Ex!
After the Breakup: When Anger Sets In
You have committed to moving on because you realize that the relationship has been holding you back for a very long time.
The Strong Woman’s Guide to Getting Out of Your Own Way
I recently had a friend tell me recently that I need to get out of my own way. At first, I wanted to get a little salty with the feedback I was hearing. But then realized that it is so freakin true! Ha! Okay, I admit it. I have a tendency to get in my... Continue Reading →
Faith and Mental Health: Is Prayer Enough?
CLS Bloggers weigh in on two important health issues - faith and mental health. They answer the question surrounding whether prayer is a sufficient strategy to deal with mental health problems.
I Found What My Soul Needed, He Just Came Too Late
Exploring relationships and love after divorce had been very interesting. I have had the privilege of experiencing a beautiful connection with a man that seems to be all my soul has been longing for. This experience has taught me so much about myself and about the beauty of life and love. Although I have become... Continue Reading →
Woe is a NO! – 40, Single and Childless
"Why is there is no celebration for the invisible ones who help the world go around? Since she doesn’t have a ring or child she fades into the crowded background of the miscellaneous." As a single, childless and 40-year-old woman it is rare that people say things like “Congrats on being single. I need to... Continue Reading →
Lonely vs Alone
Alone: Isolated, separated from others (Merriam- Webster) Lonely: Sad because one has no friends or company, solitary (Dictionary.com) So many times I hear people talk about feeling lonely. Feeling like no one understands them. Feeling distraught and depressed. And then there are those that say that they can be in a crowd of people and... Continue Reading →
What Works for Me, Works for Me
Last week, while leaving a meeting, one of the members of the group yells to me, "Happy Easter, Hilda". I respond to her, "Thank you, likewise", and make my way down the hall and out the building. Whenever the traditional Christian holidays come up throughout the year, it can become very awkward for individuals like myself,... Continue Reading →
Embracing My Inner Bitch
The realization hit me that no matter what I did for some folks it would never be enough.