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Verbal abuse & finding the strength to leave.

I have been avoiding writing the second part of  Verbal abuse. The only love I ever knew.  For me living the pain again, remembering the verbally abusive relationship with my now ex-husband weighs me down. I want to share my past to help spread the message that verbal abuse is not love. That abuse, either verbal or physical is […]

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Verbal abuse, the only love I ever knew.

When you grow up in a verbally abusive home, abuse becomes the only love you know. When I was sixteen I remember going up to my mom and asking her if she was worried that I too would find an abusive partner, like she had done many years ago. She had told me that she […]

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An open letter to the Angels who saved me

Angels I truly believe in my heart and soul that I went through the pain I did to help others. God saw a strength in me that I didn’t then see in myself. At least not during those dark days. As we venture on down this road of self-discovery I will go deeper into my past […]

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The Single Girls Survival guide for the Holidays…..

To all the single ladies, the holidays are upon us once more. Christmas is just around the corner and New Years is close behind. Same time as last year and same relationship status. Or maybe this is your first holiday single in a while and you forgot how to navigate this rodeo. Do not fear, […]

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A letter written to you.

Dearest reader of what I write; I want to say thank you for taking the time to read my words, to share my thoughts with your family and friends, take the time to comment on my posts and return back week after week. Building a blog that is successful is not easy. I am not even sure […]

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A reminder of blessings…

With Thanksgiving  just around the corner, and me realizing that my blog posts have been on the heavier side of life; I want to step back and look at how blessed I truly am.  While there will be times  of darkness on this journey I am taking to heal myself, life also holds a lot of happy. […]

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Shattered Glass.

Have you ever just felt broken? There is no poetic or beautiful way to describe the pain. It just is. Like shards of glass sticking into your ribs. You look at the glass, you wonder where the pieces came from, how long they have been there sticking in you. So you sit back and you […]

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Let’s be clear on something…


Single is still my relationship status…..    When I started this blog, I wanted to write about the humor I found in my day-to-day life of being a single female who happens to live in a small Alaskan town. I wanted to write about the humor I found in the conversations I had with my Aunt. How she would […]

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I blame Julia Roberts….

Eat. Pray. Love. And the reason I blame Julia Roberts (This post contains affiliate links) I have watched the movie Eat Pray Love a few times now. Each time the movie ends, I want to quit my job, sale all my earthly belongings and fly off to Italy.  Eat Pray Love is by far my favorite Julia Roberts movie. […]

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