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Can I be more than Mommy?

July 5, 2012

My baby girl just left for camp, which leaves me rattling around the house alone. Scary! Especially since this is my future. Next summer, my daughter graduates from high school […]

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Should I look for love?

May 21, 2012

I always love puttering around my cozy house in stormy weather. With today’s rain and thunder pounding outside, I was totally content to cook, vacuum and do laundry. But as […]

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How to be alone on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012

For the first time in my life, I am quite happy about being single on Valentine’s Day. There’s no whining, no resentment. No sadness or fury either. I am actually […]

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How to choose a good shrink

November 29, 2011

Today’s post is inspired by the single most frequent question that readers ask me: How does a person get started with therapy? How do I choose a good shrink? Up […]

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Why I’m not cranky this Thanksgiving

November 24, 2011

Even though I can be grouchy around the holidays (’tis a hellish season to be single), you won’t hear any complaints from me right now. Instead, I am feeling reasonably […]

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5 tips for successful dating

September 7, 2011

Well, folks, a miracle has happened. Getting out there to date post-divorce has given me some dating skills. Here’s what I’ve learned: 1. Dating online is totally acceptable. Hey, it’s […]

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Fear — and getting over it

July 28, 2011

I just¬†turned 55. And I am scared. The feeling reminds me of quarter-life angst except worse. After all, a half-life crisis involves twice as much emotional baggage. But thankfully, there’s […]

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