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Maybe You’re Broken to Heal

When I quit my job at ServiceMaster, I had about two months before I started my new job at FedEx. I opted out of the COBRA insurance which would have provided me with coverage in between jobs because it was … Continue reading

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The Most Important Person to Love

I can remember being in high school seeing girls getting flowers and stuffed animals at school on Valentine’s Day. In college, more of the same. My friends often got gifts and went on dates, but I didn’t. Sometimes it bothered … Continue reading

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Don’t Rush the Ring

A ring is just a symbol of what can be a very beautiful union when it’s done right. But when it’s done wrong, or done in a rush or under pressure, it can be a very ugly and painful situation with long-lasting consequences. Continue reading

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38. Feeling Great. It’s Okay to Celebrate!

Earlier this year, I celebrated my 38th birthday. To some people that’s no big deal, but to me it is. After getting pregnant on my 15th birthday by someone I didn’t know, I didn’t get excited about my birthday for years. … Continue reading

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Divorce. 10 Years Later. 5 Lessons Learned From One of My Biggest S.O. What!’s

June 9, 2007,  I walked down the aisle and my last name changed. So did everything about my life. And my son’s. I had been a single mother for 12 years, and I was pretty proud of how I managed … Continue reading

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Time to Learn to Sew…Make a Stitch. Save Nine.

…ignoring it, pretending it didn’t exist, thinking it wasn’t as bad as I already knew it was, thinking it would fix itself, or just moving on to the next thing. Continue reading

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