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should I leave my husband?

Woman’s Day

July 6, 2010

My essay is out. Find it in the August issue of Woman’s Day. Pick one up the old-fashioned way or read it online. I’m a bit partial to the print version and while reading the last few paragraph’s out loud to John Bear in the car as soon as I found my copy, I actually […]

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The Married Single Mom

November 16, 2008

I am a former married single mother. Which is why I am now an unmarried single mother. The only difference – I now have half of the laundry and half of the dishes to clean. Seriously. When your husband contributes very little around the house, when you’re the one driving the kids to and from […]

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When is daddy going to bail?

September 10, 2008

It’s only a matter of time… (Part 2 of my single mom fairy tale and my date last night will have to wait. You’ll understand why I hope, that I can’t think about anything else right now because tonight Benjamin’s father told me he is going to move away.) There is something I know with […]

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Should I leave my husband?

May 2, 2008

There were a few moments, split seconds of time when I knew I had to give up – that my ex-husband and I were impossibly different – and that he was impossibly uncommitted to truly being the best father and husband he could be. It’s when I knew I should leave my husband.

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