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It is natural for memory to gloss over the painful events and emphasize the good ones. You may be viewing your ex through rose-colored glasses.

You Wanted The Divorce But You Still Miss Your Ex

It is natural for memory to gloss over the painful events and emphasize the good ones. You may be viewing your ex through rose-colored glasses. Read...
Wendi Schuller of DivorcedMoms    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
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All of the other times I had been cheated on had altered my mind, and the way I thought. This one changed my heart.

Here’s How Being Cheated On Changes Who You Are

I do sometimes spot “red flags” that aren’t actually there because I am expecting to be hurt. I get anxious if someone doesn’t call when they say Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   10.17.18   |   SHARE
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I was actually keeping the promise I’d made to myself and sticking to all the self-help advice I’d read.

 I Finally Took Self-Help Advice And It Actually Worked!

I was actually keeping the promise I’d made to myself and sticking to all the self-help advice I’d read. THAT WAS A FIRST! Read...
Alexi Wasser    |   10.15.18   |   SHARE
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Sexuality is not validated by what clothes you wear. I know exactly who I am.

Stop Telling Me To "Dress Gay"

When did my sexuality come with a dress code, I don't have to dress gay!? Sexuality is not validated by what clothes you wear. I know exactly who I Read...
Ellen Ricks    |   10.15.18   |   SHARE
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Nothing about my decision to move on focus my time and energy on myself and my children instead of my failing marriage was taken casually or quickly.

I Gave Up On My Marriage So I Could Save Myself

Nothing about my decision to move on focus my time and energy on myself and my children instead of my failing marriage was taken casually or quickly. Read...
Debby Couture of DivorcedMoms    |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
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Stick It To The Homophobes: Why My Lesbian Wedding Will Be Unapologetically Over-The-Top

I suddenly understood why I felt this intense pressure to make my lesbian wedding so wildly spectacular — to stick to the homophobes. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
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My wife has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head.

Can My Marriage Survive My Partner’s Gambling Addiction?

My wife told me that she lost the entire mortgage gambling. She has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head. Read...
Jacy Topps    |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
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I’ll just be sitting here waiting for my weirdo.

What Is It About My Dating Profile That Says Treat Me Like Crap?

I hear internet dating success stories all the time. My story never seems to quite go that way. I’ll just be sitting here waiting for my weirdo. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   09.28.18   |   SHARE
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