I’m taking an online blogging class. My assignment: a post on why I blog. This is who I am. I just updated it because in the three and a half years since George died, I’m not nearly as lost, although I’m
Dear Blog Friends, I’m thrilled to be in Elephant Journal with my article “Surviving the Holidays After the Death of a Loved One.” Here’s the start: “Since my husband George died in 2013, I get really depressed over the holidays.
This quote really resonated with the women, especially the single ones, at a recent women’s only yoga retreat. Dating as dumpster diving. Do men feel the same way about dating as adults? Which might be the point. Do
While I was out: I just got back from France and wanted to share two new article-things. Apologies if this is redundant of my Facebook Pages. I’m in Woman’s Day again with “How I Dealt with the Dark Aftermath of
First, I do not pick the writing prompts for the magazine group I submit to. This one was “My sexuality as a widow.” And I thought, what the fuck, I’ll try it. I’m probably the only person who did. So
April 10, 2016 will be the three year anniversary of my husband George’s death. I’d hoped to feel healed by now—to have emerged from grieving stronger and complete—but most of the time I don’t feel that way. It’s like there’s
Hello! It’s me again. I’ve distilled all my online dating tips into one article. And it’s on the Huffington Post right here: Superb Tips from a Former Online Dating Addict. The editors changed the title to “Superb.” I just called it
Our latest question comes from Jaqui, who writes: I am a widow and I think I am worth dating! I had 34 years of loving (and often working) with my husband. The pure joys of our early relationship and our
An Anonymous Questioner asks: I divorced about 4 years ago, and have been through two relationships (one about 2 years, the other about 8 months) with women who were divorced. Lots of passion, but emotionally frustrating. Both of
Hello Lovelies, I’m in Good Housekeeping Again. And I am so grateful. Here’s the start: ****** I was 50 going on 15, trying to figure out how to live without him. When my husband George died, I was plunged into
A new friend lost his girlfriend in a car accident five years ago. He writes,”Sometimes I think I should go for dating again, but then I think it would be cheating on her. She passed away five years back.