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Wisdom From the Web…Huff Post "Drinking Habits" Could lead to Divorce…..

Couples' Drinking Habits May Predict Likelihood Of Divorce, Study FindsA new study concludes that heavy drinking isn't a marital deal-breaker -- so long as both spouses are consuming the same amount of alcohol....more

The Selfish Gift of Giving Back this Christmas

 Selfish and Giving Back in the same sentence. Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it?  But it’s not. Giving to others has enormous mental, emotional and physical health benefits. Don’t believe me? Science has proven it....more

I Should be Grateful

“I write about the power of trying because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful – for all of it.” Kristin Armstrong...more

Child Support System

I counted down the days as though I was 5 years old waiting each day for Santa to come. I was eager for the 120 days to arrive, so I could once again call the Office of the Attorney General. I’ve called them several times about my child support. But this time was different....more

Divorce and Kids Birthdays-An Emotional Mix

There was nothing more painful than the kid’s birthdays during divorce.  Will they be with mom or dad and what do they want to do? If you’re in the wrong week according to the custody schedule, you may not get to see them on their special day.  It can feel ‘all wrong’ especially when you were the stay at home mom who planned all the previous parties....more

My Marriage Lasted Eight Months, and Why That's Okay With Me.

Some people think divorce is taking the easy way out.Sometimes, I think it takes courage....more

Sometimes You Forget How Alone You Are....Until It Hits You In The Face

So, it's official. Charles Manson is getting married, and I'm still single.Not just unmarried, mind you. Single. Alone. Just me, myself and I.Yeah, yeah...I could probably find my own serial killer psychopath if I looked hard enough, I know. I'm the only one to blame for not pursuing that. It's not like they're evading me or going anywhere....more

Facing the Facts