All the Feels, Broken, Lessons Learned, Top 10

10 Things I Learned After My Divorce Post

WOW!! What a response. I am in shock and awe, completely humbled and overwhelmingly grateful for the outpouring of love, encouragement and "virtual thumbs up" I've received last week since my post about me being newly divorced. WOW...THANK YOU!!! My prediction of it being the most read article was spot on and far surpassed my… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned After My Divorce Post

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Exposed Series, Self-Help

Abuse. Always. Always. Believe Them.

Before you read this post, please read my disclaimer. DISCLAIMER: No, I don't believe that every person that has ever claimed to be "abused" has been. There are people that claim it for ulterior motives (to protect themselves, money, attention, etc). They then compromise real victims' integrity. I am only writing about this because it… Continue reading Abuse. Always. Always. Believe Them.

Get Real Series, Lessons Learned, Self-Help

Pity Party Invitations are in the Mail

Commiserate - to express or feel sympathy or pity; sympathize. When we are sad, grieving, discouraged, lonely, or feeling beat down, sometimes it feels good to share stories with someone who has been through something similar. Someone who "gets it". Perhaps someone who is sympathetic towards us and our situation. There's nothing wrong with that.… Continue reading Pity Party Invitations are in the Mail

Broken, Get Real Series, Self-Help

Get OUT of the Valley – LITERALLY

In the dumps? Life been cruel to you lately? Facing a divorce? Living in the red all the time? Health failing? I hate to tell you friend...but while "this too shall pass" (that gets on my nerves, btw...I mean who in the history of EVA wants to hear that when they are in the¬†middle of… Continue reading Get OUT of the Valley – LITERALLY

All the Feels, Broken, Self-Help

What It Feels Like To Be a Half-Lit Christmas Tree

Hi. I'm "half-lit Christmas tree". I've been hiding out for the last 12 months hoping no one would notice that I'm incomplete. I don't work. I mean, I sort of do. But mostly my negative attributes (i.e. 2 strands of lights that are blown) stick out and far outweigh¬†my positive attributes (i.e. the 2 strands… Continue reading What It Feels Like To Be a Half-Lit Christmas Tree