Surviving Divorce by Elisabeth Klein

2016-10-17T16:12:29+00:00 February 24th, 2014|Elisabeth Corcoran|

  I was fairly confident that I would survive my divorce for a few reasons.  I had survived my parents’ divorce.  I had survived other hard things along the way. And I had survived living in a difficult marriage for over eighteen years. What I wasn’t confident of was if my children would survive the [...]

The Mom I Want To Be by Jennifer Maggio

2016-10-17T16:12:29+00:00 February 17th, 2014|Jennifer Maggio|

Courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net I grew up without a mother. Well…let me rephrase that. I grew up without my mother. My dad married a total of six times and had plenty of girlfriends and mistresses in between and during his marriages, so there was never a shortage of mothers in my life. Yet, none of [...]

Broken No More by Stephanie Shott

2016-10-17T16:12:34+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Stephanie Shott|

  I understand what broken looks like and what broken feels like. It’s where I lived for far too many years. It defined me. You see, I was conceived as the result of a rape, so, I always knew that I wasn't just an unplanned or an unwanted pregnancy, I was a woman’s worst nightmare. [...]