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THE UNKNOWN-PART 2

Once upon a time, it seemed like changing my life was insurmountable; the unknown was very scary. Continue reading

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THE DOOR – PART 4

I see a door as a metaphor for making a choice to leave or stay. And choices are empowering. Doors go out and also go in. A door can lead to somewhere unknown – scary at first, but also beautiful. Continue reading

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I WOULD BE OKAY

My son inspired this story. But mostly I am writing about my feelings. I no longer pretend to be happy and allow myself to feel – that includes joy and sadness. Continue reading

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THE DOOR – PART 3

When I composed “The Door” in 2012, my song felt like it was a huge secret. The fact that I was miserable in my marriage was not a secret to people whom I was close with. But finding the courage to divorce was overwhelming and my song helped to guide me. My husband never expected I would leave and my secret ate away at my insides. Continue reading

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THE DOOR – PART 2

Originally my last line of my song was, “I walked out the door.” A door is not only a metaphor for leaving, but also for entering. So instead of saying “walk out the door” I decided my last line would be “I went through the door.” And you don’t know what’s on the other side! Continue reading

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THE DOOR – PART 1

But because I did not have the courage to tell my husband, I kept my song “The Door” a secret for over a year. It was when my father died that I finally became ready to go through the front door into a new life. Continue reading

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I KNEW I’D BE OKAY – PART 2

I was so relieved that things had improved so much because of my own courage and inclination. It had been such a wondrous day, filled with improvement in so many ways. Perhaps this was the rainbow through my tears after all! Continue reading

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MEANT TO ME – PART 2

Today I signed a final agreement resolving all issues related to my divorce after 31 years of marriage. The divorce will become final after 30-60 days. Continue reading

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WHEN THE SHEETS ARE STILL

Soon she would be facing him. She clung to the edge of her bed and dreamed of when it would finally all be over. Continue reading

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THE UNKNOWN-PART 1

My song, “The Unknown” changed my life. A good friend gave my song another name: “The F.U. song.” Continue reading

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