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I imagine it’s obvious that things haven’t been going well for me. I well know that I dislike people asking how I am and that I feel that my answers are lies. That I keep to myself more and catch myself frowning.

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Posted in Blog, Health, Inner World, Life, love, Outer World, Personal Growth, Winds of Change


There are challenges having a boyfriend with kids. What is my role? I’m not their parent, not their friend. I’m the one that kisses their dad, but am not their parent, but tells them what to do if their dad

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Posted in Dating, Inner World, Life, Me Me Me!, My Family, My Partner, Personal Growth

A Mother of a Decision

It’s time for me to get personal. I’m a 35 year old woman in a loving relationship. My partner has two beautiful children (and one deceased). I am not their mother. I have the desire to have children of my

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Posted in Life, love, Me Me Me!, My Dreams, My Family, My Partner

Ice Cream Wars

Spiral: Here’s your medium and my small bowl of ice cream. Boyfriend: They’re both medium. Nah, you’ve got more vanilla. And you’ve got more strawberry. What? Really? Yes. You have to say yours is medium. (Examines the bowls. It appears

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Posted in Humour, Life, My Partner


There’s this moment, some time after you’ve dived head first into the waters and swum around for a while, that you realise that the sea is kind of choppy, that you’re more out of shape than you remember and getting

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Posted in Dating, Inner World, Life, Personal Growth

Unus Mundus Sum

Remember when I got asked out on a date? And, you know how I live in a small(ish) town? Well, Grass-Cutter Man has resurfaced. Word is, he’s a confirmed bad boy with a bad reputation. And he’s dating my ex-boss.

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Posted in Dating, Life, Me Me Me!, My Family, My Partner, Personal Growth, Winds of Change

Spring is the time for a bit of this and that

I got that casual job I applied for. The boss had decided to hire me before we even met. She’d had two references from mutual colleagues and we’d spoken on the phone several times and had already established a bond/relationship.

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Posted in Dating, Life, love, My Family, My Partner

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