Category Archives: Separation

I Wear Color

I wear color.  Sapphire adorns my ring finger, turquoise and plum encircle my wrist.  Navy blue warms my arms and chest, hot magenta stretches tight across my thighs. The ring belongs to my ex-husband.  He put it on my finger … Continue reading

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A New Season

The smell of the grill and fresh cut grass feel like summer to me. I used to have BBQs with my family this time of year. Now I don’t eat meat. And I no longer have a family. He always … Continue reading

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Change of Plans/Neither did I

“I think only three of us are supposed to move out.” “I’ll respect your decision, but I’m afraid it will mean the beginning of the end.  And I never wanted it to end this way.” With tears that could no longer … Continue reading

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I Was Listening

I was listening as she told me it wouldn’t cost extra to drop my married name. I was listening when she said there would be money for the kids. I was listening as she posed the questions that would provide … Continue reading

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Today is Sunday, Beginning a New Chapter

I don’t have to look in the mirror I don’t have to answer the phone I don’t have to take out the trash Or worry about being alone. I don’t have to hold it all in I don’t have to … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Hi!  I just wanted to say thank you to everyone following my blog, and liking my posts!  I really appreciate it!  It fuels my fire and keeps me going.  I hope you like the new look!  With Much Love, Suzanne … Continue reading

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I Was Listening

I was listening as she told me it wouldn’t cost extra to drop my married name. I was listening when she said there would be money for the kids. I was listening as she posed the questions that would provide … Continue reading

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