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41-45, F
United States
Divorced
Straight
Discussion, Private Chat, Flirt, Friends, Advice, Help, Support, Stories, Learning, Look Around
Joined: November 11, 2017
I am here because I want to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
About Me
I wonder if some of you know the influence you've had in my life?
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There are so many thoughts going through my mind today. I don't know whether to celebrate or to grieve. Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of my divorce. I don't take marriage or divorce lightly. So I don't want this to sound lik...
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Oct 22, 2018
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
When is the last time you had a major personal breakthrough? I'd love to hear about it.
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This poem was written this morning, after a sleepless night of torment. However, I am proud to say that I won this round. I am strong and doing well. In the hollow dark of night the demons are reborn. The chains that bound them, cast aside the sp...
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Sep 29, 2018
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
Can anyone truly be free while hiding away in fear?
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@IfSorrowsSwim inspired me with her body positivity post. I have not posted pics of me here, both because I don't feel good about myself, but also because I've been hiding here from my ex. I closed down my old account (Lakeside Poet) about ...
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Sep 27, 2018
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
I Like a Good Quote
I needed this today!
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Nov 15, 2018
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Why are growth and change so difficult?
They say beginning is easy, continuing is hard. I don't agree. It was almost impossible to even take the first steps toward freedom and change....and no step along this journey has been easy. It is wearying. It is overwhelming. Today, I feel bat...
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Nov 12, 2018
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Goals, Dreams & Wishes
Remind me please..... WHY do I still live in Maine?
It has begun.....😭😭
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Oct 27, 2018
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Miscellaneous
Divorcees, how did you navigate the holidays and other "family get - togethers" when you were divorced?
I'm struggling because my kids and a couple others want things to go on as they always have.... But everyone else in the ex family doesn't want me around. At some point, boundaries need to be made. I have no problem getting together and b...
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Oct 26, 2018
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Parenting & Family
There's a squirrel in my bathroom! What the heck am I supposed to do?
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Oct 14, 2018
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Embarrassing & Funny
I Write Poetry
Take A Stand (A Monotetra) There are some choices that we make and often wish that we could take them back for one another's sake - They're a mistake. They're a mistake. We're so in love with being right that we will try with ...
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Oct 5, 2018
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I Want To Write A Ten Word Story
Sometimes the best choice for me is still incredibly painful.
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Oct 1, 2018
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How should I feel?
I have finally done it. I am now not only divorced, but I'm moved out and on my own.... for the first time EVER in my life. I am so excited, and also so scared. I wonder what is ahead and if I have what it takes to be successful... or will I pr...
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Sep 4, 2018
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
I Write Poetry
I usually express myself through poetry, but today, I can't describe the pain inside of me. It's better left alone that's my philosophy. please go about your day there is nothing here to see... Written by:Gethsemane 8/18/18
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Aug 19, 2018
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I Write Poetry
Disoriented My whole life is new, foundations cracked and crumbled; The walls I've built around myself disintegrated, tumbled. I can't find the way up there are no right directions, I'm left to stand alone paralyzed in my reflecti...
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Aug 18, 2018
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I Love to Watch the Sunset
My sunset view from the sunroom this evening....
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Aug 11, 2018
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Have you ever had a life - changing wake up call? What was it and how did it change you?
This past month I had an abnormal mammogram and had to go in for further testing. For the past year I've been trying so hard to rebuild my life and not let a lifetime of fear rule me, and suddenly I was paralyzed.... consumed by thoughts of dr...
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Aug 11, 2018
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
Do you ever get the impulse to do something a little wild and crazy? What's the last thing you did?
Today, I was sitting out on the sun porch, watching the rain pour... and I was suddenly overcome with the urge to go take a shower (you know...soap, shampoo, conditioner) in it. So I did! It's such a simple thing, really... but it made my day! ...
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Aug 4, 2018
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Experiences
I Write Poetry
Russian Roulette For those who've never struggled with constant mind disease I'd like to paint a picture you'll understand with ease. Anxiety and panic is like Russian Roulette each time the trigger's pulled you don't kn...
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Jul 24, 2018
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I Write Poetry
(The above quote was the prompt and the poem had to be 16 words or less) Dreams Of Wings A caterpillar dreams of wings, but first must suffer many things, before it can fly free. Written by:Gethsemane 7/23/2018
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Jul 23, 2018
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I Like Quotes Which Makes You Think About Life
Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm­, but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it, because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to th...
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Jul 23, 2018
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I Write Poetry
Crossed Lines Straight-laced, pale-faced, precious little girl who told you that it's such a scary world? Crossed lines confines dirty little pearl don't you tell that it's such a scary world! Reject puppet pulling at the strings ...
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Jul 22, 2018
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