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You Suck At Being Divorced: The Good Enough Divorce

January 20, 2012


   The other night my eldest yelled that his father and I suck at divorce. We had spent the afternoon at a dance recital and all the disparate  pieces of my children’s extended family had converged. My ex’s family and my family. We had come together to celebrate. But tensions, awkward hugs and tightly smiled [...]

Divorced Co-Parenting: An Oxymoron?

September 21, 2011


Here at Femamom, we’ve discussed polyamory, infidelity, monogamy, marriage and now, I’m back to divorce. Divorce being a possible outcome of the aforementioned topic favs. You are never divorced if children are involved. You are perpetually divorcing. If the spoils amount to a cat and a Kitchen Aid bought with hoarded 20 percent discount cards from [...]

Ask Miri: I Left My Cheating Husband… What Do I Tell Our Son?

August 24, 2011


Dear Miri: Two years ago, I discovered my husband in bed with another woman when my son was 16 months old. He lied and told me it was nothing. Three weeks later, I discovered he had been having an affair and treating her as his girlfriend for 8 months. I discovered thousands of emails from [...]