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Single Again For The First Time 19: The Tear In Review

For the final podcast in the ‘Single Again’ series for the year, I just decided to switch the camera on and talk of coffee cups and Christmas cards.   For the latter, I was quite happy that I got around … Continue reading

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In A Mirror, Darkly: Reflections on 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, I cannot help but wax nostalgic about the journey that brought me from the distant land of 2012 to here. Because such an exercise is so rooted in feelings, I find it best to … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 16: Broken

Ah, defense mechanisms!  You sexy beasts! We all have various defense mechanisms that, over time, are used proactively to protect ourselves from the world.  The question is: how big a role do those defense mechanisms eventually play in how we … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 15: Divorciverssary

“I’m going to start doing things for me!” So read my ex-wife’s Twitter post back in early 2012. Considering that our cohabitation, marriage and house were all her initiatives, I always had a bit of trouble with that particular Tweet … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 13: Friends Like These

Published on May 12, 2013 One of the things rarely examined in the wake of a divorce and/or end of a very important relationship is the roles our friends play in our lives. Yet those roles, or rather our perception, understanding … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 6: Kicking My Own Ass

Love and forgiveness were the two elements I knew I needed in order to move beyond the  death rattle of my marriage, and they were two elements I resisted.  I could not say it felt good to walk around feeling … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: On This Day in 2012

I’ve never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day.   Naturally, I have, upon occasion, been sucked heartfirst into the artificial hoopla.  Years ago, I dated a woman with the last name of Valentine, and you better believe that attention … Continue reading

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