Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Serenity Becomes a Real Teenager

Serenity and I have always had a really good relationship.  We’ve both commented that she isn’t a normal teenager.  We’ve never really had the angsty ick of teenagerhood to deal with. Well, it’s blown up all over the place.  Serenity snapped the other day and slapped Shane.  She seems to have been itching to do …

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It Was Bound to Happen

Last night I was sitting at the kitchen table when Serenity looked out the window and announced that all the jerks were out.  I looked at her quizzically and said, “Who?”  She said Andy, Sean‘s son, was out there.  That is strange because Andy is so rarely here and I don’t remember him ever being …

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Saturday Bonus Post – Guest Post by Beth

I’m Beth.  I grew up in an abusive home.  I never realized just how abusive and dysfunctional until well into adulthood.  In my home, we never spoke of the abuse, and we certainly never called it abuse.  It was just the way things were. My mother was a victim of childhood abuse.  My father was …

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Second Date with Bachelor #5

Treun and I went out again on Sunday.  It was a rainy, miserable day and he suggested strolling around the mall and having lunch in the food court.  I really don’t like walking the mall because I don’t have money to buy things but it’s always fun to people watch and I thought it might …

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Bachelor #5

Treun emailed me last Sunday.  I’d gone to try a new church and on the way home I stopped at the grocery store.  When I got home, I got the groceries put away, and sat down to play on the computer for a bit.  I decided to check Facebook first then see if anything was happening …

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Bachelor #4

I’d shut down my dating site account after Steve and I’d had sex.  I waited a week after breaking it off with him before reactivating.  I took that time to really think whether or not I wanted to try this again.  I came up with the idea that I had a month left on my …

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Meeting Cancelled

All of my friends were very against me meeting with Steve.  They were all nervous because they thought there was a big risk of him hurting me.  To me, their concern felt as if they thought I was stupid and not able to handle this.  I don’t think they understood the driving need I had …

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We’re Meeting

Steve emailed an apology of sorts.  It reads completely like any apology Bubba ever gave me:  I’m sorry, forgive me, we were too close to just throw it away.  No acknowledgment of the wrong he’d done, no promises to do things differently, just what comes across as I’m sorry I got caught doing something you …

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I Understand Eeyore Now

  I was always perpetually confused by Eeyore.  How could he be so incredibly sad and negative all the time?  I mean, surely, there has to be something in his life worth smiling about, right? Well, today, I have a special understanding of Eeyore.  I get it!  The light bulb has gone on over my …

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“The One” Doesn’t Exist

“The One” doesn’t exist….at least not for me.  I am being fatalistic, I know.  I know that I can’t determine this and state it as an absolute truth, but this is where I am at.  “The One” does not exist. I’ve always been optimistic.  Even when I’m outwardly shouting, “This is never gonna happen!” inside …

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