Thoughts on new mates.

I had a ‘date’ with the ex on Sunday night. I was helping her with an electronic problem, and I invited her out to dinner. We had an enjoyable time, but she was loathe to call it a ‘date’. I knew then and there that any chance of her coming back was pretty much nil,…

S#!^ that pops in my head

One interesting facet of divorce is all of the thoughts that pop in one’s mind, wondering if the right path was followed, or the right things were done. I was talking to a friend the other day, and we were talking about Biblical Principles, of all things (I’m a very religious person… NOT!!!) and he…

Progress, in small doses

If you read the essay from the Dallas Morning News that I linked to in my last post, you might have a better idea of what I’ve been going through. That post has deeply impacted me. I now understand that I am definitely not alone, but there are possibly millions of men that are in…

A lot has been happening

I know, I promised you a post last week, but some major things happened that have impacted my life. On Sunday morning a week ago, I received a call from the ex.  The police were on the phone, and our storage locker at a commercial storage company had been broken in to, along with 7…

Saturday musings

I’ve been away from home now for a week, and I have one more before I return home.  My ex is taking care of the house and the animals while I am gone.  She is also (I’m assuming) cleaning out the rest of her stuff from the house. And of course, I’m wondering… what is…

Driving and thinking

I am on a business trip, and decided to drive the 1,300 miles, instead of flying.  Yes, it took two solid days of driving, but I got a chance to do a lot of thinking while on the road. When we first separated back in 2008, I took a trip to Colorado, to an out-of-the-way…