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leaving your husband

On quitting your day job.

May 31, 2009

You would think taking a zip line across a mountain canyon would be more frightening than finding the Moth Man. But it wasn’t. You would also think letting someone hold you and tell you he’ll be around for years, not months, would spark that bitterly familiar fear of love. But it hasn’t. There are no […]

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Why I am a single mother.

December 2, 2007

The first time I thought of leaving my ex-husband I was just 8 weeks pregnant. He was unemployed again and spent his days parked on the couch without a care or worry. “I’ll get a job when I need to, just stop to talk,” he would say in his thick french accent that was no longer sexy, now it was just annoying. Then there was also his complete unwillingness to improve our relationship. But instead of leaving him, I kicked him out.

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