Category Archives: Separation/divorce

Posts about the separation & divorce of myself and my now ex husband and about my new life as a single person

Echoes from the past

I was watching Doctor Foster last night and I found it brought back a lot of old feelings and pain. When you go through a divorce, those feelings never entirely go away. Overall, I’m happy and things are going really well for me. I’ve got a new career/job, I’ve got a new house which I Read More →

Exchanged on the house. Also missing my kids

We’ve finally exchanged on the house (yesterday) and I’m so happy and relieved. We have a completion date of the 31st July which is a week Monday. I’m trying to get busy packing. I’ve had a few offers of help from very lovely friends which is a god-send because I can’t see me accomplishing this Read More →

Shaping my life how I want it

I’ve been looking backwards too much (hence my poem Ode to Self) and being bogged down with doubts about what I’m capable of. I just went out for a walk as its so sunny and lovely out there. And it occurred to me that this is how I want my life to be. I want Read More →

Guest Post: How Children Can Be Supported During Your Divorce

This is a Guest Post: The number of divorces in the UK is declining, but that’s no comfort to those who are heading for a split. If there are children, things can be even more complicated. With potential legal battles about care and contact, children often feel upset and angry. It’s crucial that you help Read More →

Being a single parent at Christmas

Being a single parent at Christmas is hard. Hell, being single at Christmas generally is hard. But as a parent, seeing all the Christmas advertisements involving families together can sometimes feel like a knife in the gut. I love how excited my kids get about Christmas, but it makes me very sad that I have no-one to Read More →

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