Recovery

The Art of Getting to Tomorrow When Everything’s Wrong
It was exactly like those initial weeks after divorce. I couldn’t describe what was wrong. None of my feelings made…
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The 4th Wedding Anniversary (That Wasn’t)
Yesterday would have been lucky-number 13. My wife and I celebrating 13 years of marital bliss. Only we didn’t. Because…
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The Milestones
Right after your wife leaves you and you’re crying and barely able to breathe, the only thing you want to…
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Finding Yourself After Divorce (and Other Trauma)
When you first get divorced, everything feels wrong. Virtually every facet of your life changes overnight and your brain and…
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I’m On Drugs
I don’t know if it’s my third straight week on antibiotics, the narcotic painkillers, or all of the things in…
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The Inconvenient Truth About Divorce One Year Later
It makes you feel weak. It makes you feel like a chump. In manspeak, it makes you feel like a…
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The Separation Anniversary
She took off her wedding ring one year ago today. That’s when I learned she did, anyway. It was Easter…
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A Glimpse
There’s a U.S. military arsenal not far from where I live—adjacent to the small township in which my ex-wife grew…
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