I am 49-years-old and like to crow, "I've been on 50 first dates since my divorce. And yes, you betcha . . . I've enjoyed virtually all of them."
Now before you pity me, or start thinking something worse, let me own that I consider my circumstances a privilege. Read More
She was funny, beautiful and bright. Then she went dark. She was my friend Miriam, an opera singer, and Miriam was just as dramatic in person, on a street corner, or having coffee with as she was singing solo on stage. She made me laugh with her exuberant gestures and her high-flying color. Like when she ...
I recently went to see the documentary "Divorce Corp
", a film directed by Joe Sorge. If this were a movie review, I'd have to say the movie was exactly what I was expecting…a series of melodramatic reenactments of worst-case scenarios that couples ...
Does the mere thought of the holiday season exhaust you and make you want to cry? The fake smiles you’ll have to plaster on… the shopping you have zero desire to do… the family togetherness you’d give anything to avoid? Seeing everyone so impossibly happy and full of ...
I remember my first holiday without my children.
It was no fa la la.
I was accompanying my daughter to her dad's apartment a few days in advance of the holiday -- he had custody that first Christmas -- when my daughter asked me to wait at his door. The door swung open slowly and as I glanced ...