She's only known the security of married life -- all in and completely devoted.
She is a fish out of water and she will act like it.
A woman with children can't, nor could she even if she wanted to be. Daily life is planned out because children need consistency and boundaries, and she needs to maintain her sanity. Call her regularly, even if it's just to tell her you are thinking about her. When you acknowledge her circumstance, it shows her you care.
We are connected, interwoven with the lives of our children.
We are responsible for their well-being and daily survival.
Hidden under the layers of responsibility lie our own needs, which resurface as we disengage from our identity as a married woman.
Recently, several of my freshly divorced friends have confided in me about their struggles.
With well established friendship circles and important work commitments, many Americans struggle to come in to contact with new faces.
Elite Singles was founded to help like-minded American singles connect and ensure that everyone on our dating site is serious about the search for love.
Your place is as her partner and lover, not as a parent, at least not until you walk down the aisle or commit to a long-term partnership.
Although I was young when I divorced, I thought I might be in for a long life of tables for one.
I still don't understand the game of love, but I do understand my needs as a woman and mother.