Professional Dater

When I was married I was in counseling and the counselor got me hooked onto journalling.  I had a lot of things to process at the time.   I remember how great it felt to focus in on one thought and get everything related to that thought out on paper.  The counselor complimented me on […]

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Love: No Strings Attached

This has been one of the hardest topics I have ever had to cover.  Mostly because I am not sure I can properly define it.  I really don’t believe anyone has.  I thought I had it at one time or another but I was wrong there too.  But what are we really talking about here? […]

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Processing Grief, The Art of Letting Go

There are many things that cause grief but they all really mean the same thing, loss.  My divorce was final August 2016, almost 6 months ago as I write this.  Some people assume that my life when I was married was in some kind of turmoil that I escaped from.  Others ask me questions like It […]

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RAK: Christmas and the Ex

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ― Charles Dickens Divorce, no matter how amicable, is never a fun thing.  Anyone that has gone through a divorce, dissolution, separation, breakup, etc. knows that no matter how many benefits on either side there will always be feelings of pain and […]

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RAK: XMAS Layaway

Happy Wednesday everyone.  This weeks Random Acts of Kindness is user submitted.  Thank you for your submission. Story Time A single Mom of 2 writes. Would you believe a good samaritan paid out my layaway at Walmart last year?  I owed nearly $100 on it!  I went in one day to get it out and […]

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RAK: People Are Good

After Yesterday’s post I feel like I need to give a positive post about the people I have chatted with online.  This post is less about online dating as it is about communication with your fellow human being. I have always been the type to strike up a friendly conversation with a stranger.  I like […]

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