Divorce Poison. A book ever divorced parent with shared custody needs to read.

I had to share a book I’m reading right now and that every parent going through a divorce absolutely needs to read. The book is Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashingby Dr. Richard A....more

Only in The Best Interest

 Only in the Best InterestThe child sees her mommy sadMommys rights taken awaybecause of her Dad...more

Marriage Contracts: Should We Have Marital Term Limits?

Last year marked my thirteen-year wedding anniversary. I love the legal protections of marriage -- no one argues that my husband can't visit me in the hospital or shouldn't be able to pick something up for me or inherit my money. ...more
This is one thing I always feared about marriage. And this is exactly what was a stopping me ...more

I think I need to punch someone in the face

You guys…Can I just put it all out there for a minute?Because…I just…Can’t even.I’ve been noticing myself becoming increasingly bitter and cynical over the past couple of weeks. Not for any particular reason, but there’s this hidden reservoir of anger that bubbles up every now and then, and I suddenly feel like going all-out homicidal on some people.Particularly the ass hat.The same ass hat who’s been totally non-existent in my thoughts for the past few months. But all of a sudden I’m all, “I HATE THE ASS HAT!”...more

An Open Letter To My Blog Snitch

Dear Person Who Reads My Blog for the Sole Purpose of Starting Drama, ...more
Well said. I, too have a BLOG Stalker. I just wish they would REpost so that my views hit higher ...more

5 Things you Must do if You're Getting a Divorce

When you announce to your friends over lunch that you and your spouse have decided to separate or divorce, it’s likely that you will get lots of supportive comments and possibly some amusing anecdotes on how they never thought he was right for you anyway.  You may even get the “grab everything you can now” speech, or my personal favorite – lovingly entitled, “Take him for all he’s worth”.  What you won’t get is the hard-core girlfriend nuts and bolts blow by blow of the 5 things you need to do right NOW. ...more

Marriage: When to Throw in the Towel

             If your marriage seems more like a night at the fights, with the two of your sparring back and forth, it may be time for one or both of you to cry uncle.            When a marriage is right, it’s like having a sleepover every night with your best friend.  This is a Soul Mate union, sacred and special, and life feels like heaven on earth. ...more

What divorced parents should never do.

What divorced parents should never do.Being a divorced parent is, for me, the most challenging aspect of divorce. It has been tougher than I ever imagined to be a single parent. You can't split up the parenting roles. There's no one but you. You are either good cop or bad cop. Some days you just wonder what the hell you are doing....more

I'm Getting A Divorce & So Should You.

Yep, you read the title correctly. I'm getting a divorce. Some of you who know me personally are scratching your head in a state of confusion. My mom's jaw probably dropped when she opened her email to this post. I'm on the other side of the screen laughing because it's incredible how a catchy title draws in sooooo many new readers! So, here's the deal: YES, I AM GETTING A DIVORCE. Are you intrigued yet?From MYSELF....more

Really? Yes, Really

Well, I’m divorced.  We’ve covered that.  Praise Neptune.He came to get his “final list” of stuff from the house.Final…..yes final.  The damn fourth time of GETTING crap.So, we endure that side show of taking things “off the list”.It’s done.Let’s fast forward to over a week later.  During the trading of the kids…..I hear, “Do you have that Christmas ornament?  The one…..”…………………..…………………..………………….....more