Only twelve short hours after I purchased my wedding dress, my fiance was killed by a drunk driver.
Whatever pain and scars you are trying to hide, may not ever fully heal. But, when you face them, when you show them, when you overcome them; there will be a story, a testimony of what you have made it through.
My boyfriend and life partner (of 9 years and still counting) always says that when couples have kids, they disappear.
A friend recently posted an article titled ‘What you lose when you gain a spouse.’ It got me thinking – there should be an article about what you gain when you lose a spouse. So here goes.
Someday you’ll be able to find joy in memories without the jolt of pain. Some days you won’t. Some days you will have fleeting moments of freedom through simple forgetfulness, don’t feel guilty about those.
For the last six and a half years, I have had one main purpose — making sure my kids were okay. I made sure they had…
To this day, I have no regrets at our choice, but at the time I was horrified to be discovered as sexually active.
It’s June…the temperatures are rising, everything is green, and lush. Kids in school are getting restless, daydreaming of pool dates and beach vacations, ready for the…
The first few months of navigating life as a widowed parent are extremely difficult. Every moment of those days is permanently imbedded in my mind. If…
My daughter died at the age of four months. My life was completely shattered. The pain I felt in my heart and my body was indescribable.