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Tolerance

Tolerance

Tolerance “Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.” Robert Green Ingersoll Writing about divorce from my perspective as well as telling the stories of people (mostly...

Scenes from a Marriage movie poster

Scenes From a Marriage

Scenes From a Marriage – the screenplay was written by Ingmar Bergman (1918 – 2007) in three months – drawing on almost thirty years of marriage experience with five different spouses, Bergman felt a...

Romance is dancing figures

Romance

Romance isn’t uppermost on your mind after a divorce – at least in my experience although I’m sure there are people who do experience it immediately and long for it. I preferred to take...

Quandary of a dog

Quandary

A quandary is a state of perplexity over what to do in a difficult situation and getting a divorce is certainly a difficult situation. Even now, talking about it I feel so conflicted. “Surely...

Peace

Peace

Is the yearning for peace sentimental and cliched? The war mongers and politicians certainly think peace is over rated because they believe their country will seem much stronger to the rest of the world...

Offspring - three daughters

Offspring

Offspring, once you have them, seem to believe that their parents married only to give birth to them. That view that the entire universe revolves around them is supported by parents’ adoring if half...

Nonchalance - falcon

Nonchalance

I found it best to cultivate nonchalance in the face of the turmoil that accompanies the end of a marriage. Cool composure and an apparent lack of concern were the best way to handle...

Made for each other

Made for each other

“They’re made for each other,” we gush when we see a couple in love, as though we aren’t enough by ourselves but need someone else to complete us. Very sweet and almost every married...

Captain Picard gify Laughter

Laughter

Laughter doesn’t seem to quite fit in with the Lexicon of Leaving, does it? If Captain Picard trying not to laugh made you smile or even laugh you know the feeling of liberation from...

Karma puppet

Karma

We throw the words ‘kismet’ and ‘karma’ around quite casually to explain events in our lives because doing so takes the burden of the incident away from us and our actions placing it quite...

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