I Think There's Life After Divorce

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    Guess who is single today?

    Okay - for five whole days, already, but I didn't know it. My dissolution of marriage was signed last Monday & a certified copy with notary stamp arrived in today's mail. I have my maiden name back. I cried a while. I'm happy about it though.
    GrantGeek GrantGeek
    46-50, F
    21 Responses Feb 6

    It's interesting to me.

    This new road I am on has many unexpected turns. I only had a plan for leaving. I knew my survival depending on a safe exit. Then I saw light at the end of the tunnel was so bright. I was grateful for the direction because I knew I would not survive in the darkness. I am...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jan 5

    I'm looking forward to how it develops.

    I know I'll miss some things that became familiar over the 20+ years. Coparenting, child support are givens and not expected to be problematic. We communicate well regarding the children and their needs. Mundane things groceries and meals for one have been a gradual...
    grower629 grower629
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 25

    I would like to call this experience,

    "My List of First Experiences After Divorce." Here are some of the recent ones: Went to Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert. It was at the place we always went to see concerts. We used to go as a family and as a couple. We double dated a lot there too. It was also one of our...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    Don't Give Up Finding That Special Someone

    I know I went  through two divorces and I now know what to do and what not to do.   first don't jump into another relationship to quickly. After all you were a couple for a long time and now your out their by yourself, Live  by yourself for at least a year...
    kctiger kctiger
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 25, 2010

    When do I feel better consistently?

    I hear what to do from everywhere. I have dreams. Dreams which are helping me recover from the deep scars of the past. My dreams this week were of my husband of 27 years holding me and understanding. Loving me back. The divorce was almost three months ago. Next dream was...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Mar 16
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