Shit Situation

“I don’t want to be viewed as a victim,” she says, “because I don’t think I am. I am a woman in a shit situation, but it’s not unique.” ……………”I’m a woman in a shit situation, but it’s not unique.” Tell me about it.

Anxiety/Panic and Making A Fool Out of Myself

According to this website, I probably had an anxiety attack instead of a panic attack, although my physical symptoms at that moment were more aligned with those of a panic attack.  Both have been foreign to me, even though I am familiar with anxiety somewhat.  Actually, I believe it is in my DNA to be…

Apartment Living

Now that we (the children and I) are out of the house that my ex-husband chose and bought (without any of my input), we are living in an apartment.  An apartment miles and miles and miles away from him, his whore, and his toxic family.  According to Realtor.com and Zillow, that house is 3500 square…

Adulterer Tax

For many people 42 means the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything else.  That is, if you are a fan of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. To others, it is the amount of the Visa gift card given to a sidelined teenage-son from an insensitive asshole.   How or why would the amount be…

Zap and Nuke

The ex-husband and his syphilitic sidepiece are at it again. He sent our daughter an email with only, “Contempt- ‘when you sell household appliances.’  Next week is going to be interesting.”  Actually, our divorce decree states that I cannot remove appliances that typically come with a house sale.  What he is referring to is a…

Most Homewreckers Are Village Bicycles

It can be difficult after being uprooted and financially abandoned in a strange land. There are no long-term friends that you can turn to in a crisis. The ease of familiarity of place and time is not at your liberty. There can be some drawbacks with being too familiar however, some major drawbacks. Often, those…

Homewreckers Play a Mug’s Game

mug: British Slang. a gullible person; dupe; fool. On the emotional position of being the other woman, and why to avoid it…….the homewrecker says: “Did I know what a mug’s game was before I got involved with a married man? – No.” “A mug’s game,” she told me, “is ripping your knees raw and breaking…

“So Much Wasted Time”

Supposedly, David Cassidy’s last words were ,“So much wasted time.” I feel time, acutely.  Every minute of every hour of every day, I worry about the time.  I worry if I did enough each hour to prepare each day for the day that we can move forward.  I worry if I did enough each day…

Wishing Your Ex-Husband Dead

When I laughed again this morning at an article and its comments (mostly the comments) my daughter said she had thought I was just tired last night when I couldn’t breathe from laughing so long and hard over the same comments. Honestly, I hadn’t had that good of a laugh in a long time. The…