A few years ago, the phone rang and I could see from the caller ID it was the high school. My first thought was annoyance, “what’s he want now?” My eldest has always hated school, even as far back as preschool, and since I worked from home I was frequently called. Sometimes he had forgotten… Continue reading Absent
Last week my lawyer emailed and said she would have the final draft of my divorce papers and asked if I could come in Wednesday and sign them. A couple years ago a friend of mine asked, “did you ever want him to fight for you?” I thought about the question and it didn’t honestly… Continue reading Signed
My ex proposed to me on impulse. I had brought him to Quebec city (my childhood home) because I was tired of his constant bragging of all the places he had traveled to and I wanted him to see the city I found most beautiful. And one night, he got down on one knee on… Continue reading What to Do with the Wedding Ring?
Recently I was talking to a friend as we waited for the barista to hand over our coffee. She asked, “so, would you do it again? After all this–would you marry again?” I’ve thought a lot about whether I’d marry and what an ideal man for me might look like. I’m not a man-hater, and… Continue reading An Ideal Man
I found my attorney in a roundabout way but I suggest my method if you’re looking–referral. My friend Bev had a friend who was also a mediator. So I called her friend, the mediator, and after only a few minutes she said, “don’t do mediation. You need a lawyer to look out for you for… Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Get Divorced?