The Stigma

Okay I wasn’t sure I was going to talk about this but once again today I overheard it.  The stereotype.  The stigma that is attached to the person in a relationship that is cheated on.  It is everywhere and to be honest I don’t think the people who are talking about it fully understand what they are saying or how they are impacting anyone.  Such is the way of the world on a good day. ...more

Beautiful - what is it?

Beautiful.  What is it and what exactly does it mean?  I mean we all have our own concepts as to what it is and in the uniquely human experience it takes on new and interesting shapes as you see it through the eyes of different people.  It is a mysterious thing really.   It even remains mysterious when we think of it in terms of our own concept of it in relation to ourselves. ...more

Ramblings of the middle-aged woman on her own.

I have been on my own outside of a serious committed relationship for 4 and a half years now.  It is a strange, sometimes painful but sometimes wonderful place to be.  To those who find themselves on their own at a time in their life they never thought they would be, the experience is unique.  You change so much when you are on your own.  You may not yet realize it but when you get to the point at that I am you look back you can definately see it.  So very much to process during this time....more

The Move

My life is currently in flux.  I am a middle-aged woman living in the 3 bedroom house that my ex and I built together but with only myself and my dogs living there now.  Well, there is the family of 4 that are temporarily living with me while their house is being built but once they are gone I will be on my own again. ...more